Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidate should have passed the intermediate science (FSc) examination (medical group) securing at least 70% marks in aggregate, unadjusted, from a Pakistani university or an equivalent examination of a board of secondary education in Pakistan.


  • Any other examination of a foreign university or examining body (A levels etc.) which in scope and standard is found equivalent to the intermediate science F.Sc (Pre Medical Group) examination (medical group) of a Pakistani university or board of secondary education. Such candidates will have to furnish, along with their application, an equivalence certificate from the inter-board chairman of committee (IBCC). However, equivalence certificates of such applicants will not be accepted who have not studied physics, chemistry, biology and English in 11th and 12th grade. The admission policy is subject to the guidelines provided by PM&DC or Ministry of Health from time to time.


  • The candidate should have passed a higher examination of a Pakistani university with biological sciences (BSc) after FSc in medical group, securing 60% marks (in both degrees) in aggregate, unadjusted, from a Pakistani university or an equivalent examination.

Entrance Test:

  • Candidates are required to take entrance test taken by provincial government authority nominated by Federal government i.e. UHS, NTS, ETEA, AJK, Sind or Baluchistan.
  • If no centralized entry test for admission to medical and dental colleges is arranged by the federal government or any agency nominated by the federal government, then the college will arrange its own entry test. If the college does not take its own test, the marks secured in the entrance test exam of the examining body will be accepted.

Admission for Expatriates / International Students

  • Pakistani nationals living abroad who meet the eligibility criteria mentioned above are eligible to take the entry test. If they do not take the entry test, they can alternatively take the SAT II test with minimum score of 550.
  • If the medium of instruction in that country is other than English, they will also have to take TOEFL with a minimum score of 500 or IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5.
  • They are eligible for both open merit seats and the reserved seats for expatriates. However entry test is mandatory for admission on open merit seat.
  • No candidate shall be eligible for foreign quota seats in public and private medical and dental institutions under sub-regulations (I) and (2) unless he holds a permanent foreign nationality or dual nationality or overseas Pakistani students and who has physically studied and passed secondary school certificate (SSC) and HSSC passing 12th grade examination or equivalent from outside Pakistan during his stay abroad and having a certificate from the institution last attended to this effect.


  • IIDC is recognized by PM & DC. 
  • 16 batches of IIDC have already graduated and are registered with PM & DC 
  • IIDC is also recognized for training by the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan for FCPS Part-II in Orthodontics ,Operative Dentistry and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Prosthodontics
  • IIDC is listed in WHO directory of accredited medical schools & universities

General Requirements:

  • Age limit: There is no age limit for admission in BDS program.
  • Marital status: Marital status does not affect the selection.
  • Fitness: The candidate should possess adequate mental and physical health to continue his/her course of studies.

Ineligibility/ Cancellation of Admission:

  • The candidate must not have been expelled / rusticated from any educational institution.
  • The admission can be terminated at any stage in case of false information. The admission committee may cancel/refuse admission of/to any student without assigning any reason.

Available Seats:

Open Merit 64 seats
 Foreign / Expatriate 11 seats
 Total 75 seats

 Selection Criteria:

Intermediate (Fsc) or Equivalent: 50%

Provincial Govt.Entry Test :50%

Class Timings:

Monday to Friday

(8:00 am to 3:00 pm)

College Location:

Islamic International Dental College IIDC, 7th Avenue ,Street 41,G-7/4 Islamabad.

Affiliated Hospitals:

  1. Islamic Intrenational Dental Hospital  G-7/4 Islamabad.
    Apart from being a fully equipped dental hospital, it is a part of 150-bedded tertiary care medical complex providing state of the art health facility.

Research labs

IIMC provides a rich environment for cutting edge research in Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical SpecialtiesMedical Education, and Cross-Disciplinary research with Bio-Medical Engineering, Information Technology, Rehabilitation, and Pharmaceutics. The research Journal of IIMC provides yet another platform for exploring new horizons in basic and clinical subjects.

IIMC has state-of-the-art research labs and equipment for observation and practical research work at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Besides this, more than 50,000 e-books and 2,500 journals in the field of medical education are available on our information portal.

Programme Outcomes

  • PO1: diagnose and manage common oral and dental problems in the community. (Knowledge)
  • PO2: practice general clinical dentistry. (Skill)
  • PO3: identify, formulate and provide innovative and effective solution to oral health problems (Critical thinking)
  • PO4: interact effectively with patients, peers and community. (Communication)
  • PO5: engage effectively with colleagues and function independently or as a team member. (Teammember)
  • PO6: function according to the conduct and expectation of the profession. (Professional ethics)
  • PO7:engage in lifelong learning for professional development. (Lifelong learning)
  • PO8: attain entrepreneurship skills for career development. (Businessconcept)
  • PO9: develop and demonstrate effective leadership (Leadership)
  • PO10: develop basic research methodology skills to practice evidence based dentistry effectively (Research)
  • PO11: effectively act as dental health promoter (Community advocator)

College Location:

Islamic International Medical College. Al-Mizan IIMCT Complex, Old Supreme Court Building, 274 – Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi

  • Pakistan Railway Hospital, Westridge, Rawalpindi
  • Riphah International Hospital, Sihala, Zone V, Islamabad
  • Hearts International Hospital, Near PC Hotel, The Mall, Rawalpindi
  • Max Health Hospital, G-8 Markaz, Islamabad.