Dental colleges in Nepal provides different courses and degree. In this article, we are going to list Dental Colleges in Nepal.

There are various dental colleges in different places in Nepal, under Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu University, and CTEVT. Some of them are listed below:

  • College of Dental Surgery
  • Kantipur Dental College
  • People’s Dental College and Hospitals
  • B Kedia Dental College and Teaching Hospitals
  • Universal Colleges of Medical Science
  • Samaj Dental Hospital
  • Kathmandu University School of Medical Science
  • Nepal Medical College
  • Kathmandu Model Hospital of Oral Health
  • Himal Dental Hospital and Institute of Dental Science

Dentistry is a profession related to the health problems like teeth, mouth, gums, and other hard & soft tissues of the oral cavity. There is numerous dental College in Nepal. The dentist is one of the emerging professions in Nepal related to dental care and correction. Recently, people have been conscious about their health related to teeth, gums, and oral cavities. So, they go to the dentist if they have any problems with their mouths and teeth. A dentist’s duty is to help the patient maintain their health.

Many dental colleges in Nepal are affiliated with Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, and CTEVT. If you wish to study on a scholarship, you can get Kathmandu University Scholarship for Nepalese to study dentistry in Nepal.

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College of Dental Surgery

College of Dental Surgery, BPKIHS has, come into existence on August 1999 as a pioneer of Dental Education in Nepal. The College is committed to contributing towards providing dental surgeons who are knowledgeable, skilled, and compassionate, and at the same time, equipped with leadership and teaching abilities. This College is also providing quality oral health service to the people of Nepal, considering health statistics and the national health policy of Nepal.

The College was started at previously existing old buildings located at the south point of campus with 74 dental chairs with all minimum requirements. The College shifted to its new building on 7th February 2004. The area allotted for the College is 6.77 hectares, and the total build-up area is 120000 sq. ft. The building has all infrastructures which are required for the smooth functioning of a dental college and hospital. We believe this hospital is a model dental college and hospital in this country. At present, the College has 131 dental chairs with all other major equipment like OPG, RVG, IOPA, Phantom heads, Central Air Compressors, LP Gas supply unit, etc.

It was established in 1999 to contribute towards providing dental surgeons who are knowledgeable, skilled, and compassionate. It has been providing quality oral services to the people. It is one of the model dental Colleges and hospitals in Nepal.

Contact Details:

B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences

Dharan, Nepal

Tel: 977-25-525555

Fax: 977-25-520251

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Kantipur Dental College

Kantipur Dental College was established in 2007 with the aim of providing world-class dental education and service in Nepal. The College has been offering a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) program affiliated with Kathmandu University and is recognized by the Nepal Medical Council and the Ministry of Education of the Nepal Government. Kantipur Dental College is committed to contributing significantly to the overall health care and development of the country as a responsible institution.

It was established in 2007 to provide world-class dental education in Nepal. It has been offering a Bachelor of Dental Science affiliated with Kathmandu University. It is approved by Nepal Medical Council.

Contact Details:

Kantipur Dental College

Basundhara, Ring Road (Near Police Bit) Kathmandu-3, Nepal

Tel: 977014966242/4958586

Fax: 977-1-4985912


People’s Dental College

People’s Dental College and Hospital were founded in 1997 with the objective of making available up-to-date training facilities to become qualified dental professionals and to help meet the country’s growing healthcare requirements.

People’s Dental College Hospital is an autonomous college and is proud to be the first dental College in Nepal under the jurisdiction of the Nepal Medical Council and registered with the Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal. It functions independently under the affiliation of Tribhuvan University, the first and the oldest university in Nepal.

Nepal Dental Association has honored this institute by conferring its Associate membership for the relentless contribution it made to the upliftment of dentistry in Nepal.

It is the first dental College in Nepal under the jurisdiction of the Nepal Medical Council. It is registered in the Ministry of Education, the government of Nepal. It was founded in 1997. It has two massive buildings for clinical, academic, and administrative pursuits.

Contact Details:

People’s Dental College & Hospital Pvt. Ltd.

Nayabazar, Balaju, Kathmandu. 

Tel. No. 4390105, 4354764

Fax: 977-1-4390692

E-mail: /

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MB Kedia Dental College and Teaching Hospitals

The national statistical data shows the availability of dental surgeons is very low as per their demand. So, in order to fulfill this deficit, the founder is inspired to come up with the concept of establishing Mahabir Prasad Brij Lal Kedia Dental College affiliated with Tribhuwan University at Birgunj to fulfill the void of not having any specialized Dental Care Hospital in a radius of 200 kilometers and ultimately of the whole Terai region of Nepal. The College is well-known in Nepal and abroad as an institution for dental education. The College always puts its effort into the assurance of a high level of quality and maintenance of standards against national and international grounds. It is one of the most renowned centers in the field of dental education in the Terai region and, ultimately, Nepal.

It is a private college dedicated to providing quality dental education in Nepal through its teaching hospital and research center. Many national and international students have been pursuing their careers through this College.

Contact Details:

MB Kedia Dental College and Teaching Hospital 

Chhapkaiya, Birgunj-2, Nepal

Tel. No. +977-51-526600,+977-51-533600


Samaj Dental Hospital

Samaj Dental Hospital, situated at New Baneshwor, established on 16th July 2001, is a reputed dental hospital in Kathmandu. This hospital is approved by the government of Nepal. Since its inception, this hospital has been providing affordable, prompt, and quality service to people. Along with clinical and community dental services, this hospital has been running 3 years certificate-level academic program in dental science ( dental hygiene course) in affiliation with CTEVT/Government of Nepal.

Contact Details:

Samaj Dental College

New Baneshowor, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tel: 977014966242/4958586


Universal Dental College

It has been offering the students MBBS and BDS with modern infrastructure and amenities. It has well-equipped Laboratories, a Modern Library, Separate Hostels for boys and girls under the strict guidance of Wardens and 24 hours Security, the availability of a UCMS Teaching Hospital to the Students for Clinical teaching, etc.

Contact Details:

Universal Dental

Syuchatar Chowk, Kalanki Kathmandu

Tel: 01-5224084,5224369


KIST Medical College

It was established in 2006 with the aim of being the reputed medical College at the national and international levels. It runs 300 bedded equipped hospitals with modern infrastructure facilities. It has well-equipped lecture halls, seminar rooms, and basic medical science practical laboratories as per the norms of the Nepal Medical Council (NMC).

Contact Details:

KIST Medical College

Mahalaxmi Municipality, Ward No 1, Lalitpur, Nepal

Tel: +977-1-5201496,+977-1-5201836


Nepal Medical College

It is one of the well-reputed medical colleges in Nepal. It houses the academic buildings, library, female-student, and male-student hostels, and Nepal Medical College Teaching Hospital (NMCTH). It teaches its students in respective wards and departments. It has a well-facilitated lab and library.

Contact Details:

Nepal Medical College

Atterkhel, Jorpati, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Tel: +977-01-4911008


List of Medical college in Nepal for MBBS studies.

Kathmandu University School of Medical Science

It launched its MBBS program in 2001. It has large physical and infrastructure facilities, including 7 various departments with the required number of laboratories, lecture halls (including PBL classrooms), audio-visual facilities (media tech), and a library with a 24-hour internet facility.

Contact Details:

Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences

Location: Dhulikhel ,Kavreplanchowk, Nepal 

Phone: +977-011-490577

Fax: +977-011-490777

College of Medical Science, Chitwan

It is affiliated with KU and fully recognized by the Nepal Medical Council, Sri Lanka Medical Council, and General Medical Council of Great Britain (UK) and is enlisted in the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates of USA (ECFMG), WHO’s World Directory of Medical Schools. It admits a total of 150 MBBS students yearly.

Contact Details:

College of Medical Science

Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal

Tel: +977-56-524203

Fax: +977-56-521527


Nobel Medical College

It was established in 2007 in Biratnagar, and till now, it has been providing international standards of medical education. It is affiliated with KU and fully recognized by Nepal Medical Council. It has a 620 bedded hospital on its own and planning to expand to 700 soon.

Contact Details:

Nobel Medical College

Kanchanbari, Biratnagar – 5, Morang

Tel:977 21 463760

Fax: +977 21 460624


Kathmandu Model hospital school of oral health

It was established in 2000 and affiliated with Council for Technical Education & Vocational Training (CTEVT) with the new training course of “Dental Hygienist”. It fulfills all the physical, technical, and academic requirements to conduct the course of Dental Hygienist.

Contact Details:

Kathmandu Model Hospital School of Oral Health

 Bagbazar, Kathmandu

Tel: +977-1-4248058

Himal Dental hospital and Institute of Dental Science

Himal institute of dental science was established in 2008 with the motive of producing qualified dental man powers to bridge the gap between dental service providers and those who need services. It offers a course in the certificate in Dental Science. It is recognized by Nepal Health professional council.

Contact Details:

Himal Dental Hospital and Institute of Dental Science

Dhumbarahi, Kathmandu

Tel:  01-4008704, 01-4008705

BDS college in Nepal

BDS colleges of Nepal are affiliated with TU and KU.

Tribhuvan University (TU) affiliated Bachelor of Dental Surgery colleges list.

  • Institute of Medicine (IOM)
  • People’s Dental College
  • Universal College of Medical Sciences and Teaching Hospital (UCMS)
  • M B Kedia Dental College and Teaching Hospital
  • Chitwan School of Medical Sciences/ Chitwan Medical College
  • BPKIHS BDS college

Kathmandu University (KU) affiliated Bachelor of Dental Surgery colleges list.

  • School of Medical Sciences (KUSMS)
  • Kantipur Dental College
  • Nobel Medical College
  • Nepal Medical College

Dentistry Scope in Nepal

Since there are many hospitals being established in the country, probably, there are tremendous employment opportunities for dentists. They can work in dental departments in hospitals, nursing homes, dental clinics, and health departments, as well as teaching departments in dental colleges. They can also work in the Research and Advisory functions of a pharmaceutical. They can work in companies producing oral care products and medicines like toothpaste, mouthwash, gum care products, etc. They can go for self-employment by gaining some experience.

Salary of Dentist in Nepal

Dental surgeons have been earning good value for money. In general, they can make around Rs.20,000 to 1,00,000 or more per month.
If you are willing to pursue your further career in BDS, then here is the list of colleges offering BDS courses in Nepal.

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