BDS Admission Circular 2023-24

Updated: Feb 13, 2024

The BDS Admission Circular 2023-24 is now available from the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) in Bangladesh. The online application will open on January 15, 2024 and close on February 10. The BDS Admission Test will happen on March 3, 2024. This post has all the important information about the BDS Admission Circular in Bangladesh.

BDS Admission 2024 Key Dates

To successfully apply for BDS admission, it's important to note the following dates from the Admission Circular:

  • Beginning of Online Application: January 15, 2024
  • Application Deadline: February 03, 2024
  • Last Date of Online Payment: February 04, 2024
  • Admit Card Download: February 25 to February 27, 2024
  • Date of Admission Test: March 3, 2024

Mark these dates in your calendar if you intend to apply for the BDS program.

BDS Admission Requirements

To apply for BDS admission, certain minimum requirements must be met. Here, we provide all the details of the BDS admission requirements.

  • Complete HSC/A-level/equivalent in 2023 with SSC/O-level/equivalent in 2021, or HSC/A-level/equivalent in 2022 with SSC/equivalent in 2020.
  • Have a Science background, including Biology, Physics, and Chemistry in HSC/A-level/equivalent.
  • Combined GPA of at least 9.00 in SSC/equivalent and HSC/equivalent (8.00 for tribal candidates, with no individual GPA below 3.50).
  • Minimum grade point of 4.0 in Biology in HSC/equivalent.
  • Be a Bangladeshi citizen.

BDS Admission Test Marks Distribution

The dental admission test is a 1-hour exam with 100 multiple-choice questions, covering Biology (30 marks), Chemistry (25 marks), Physics (20 marks), English (15 marks), and General Knowledge (10 marks). Incorrect answers result in a 0.25 mark deduction. Aim for a minimum of 40 out of 100 to pass, and your final merit list considers SSC and HSC exam grades.

  • Biology: 30 marks
  • Chemistry: 25 marks
  • Physics: 20 marks
  • English: 15 marks
  • Bangladesh History & Liberation War: 10 marks
  • Total Marks: 100

These subject-specific marks contribute to your overall score, and achieving a competitive score is essential for admission to dental colleges. It's crucial to prepare thoroughly for each subject to maximise your chances of success in the dental admission test.

BDS Admission Circular Download

The BDS admission circular is exclusively published by DGHS, and we have obtained it directly from their official website for your convenience. You can download the BDS admission circular from the link below to access all the instructions and details.