University of Dhaka
BMDC, DCI, WHO
Update Dental College & Hospital (UpDC) is a modern, friendly and dynamic Dental College and a Centre of excellence for Dental Education in Bangladesh. The college is approved by the Government of Bangladesh, Ministry of Health & Family Planning (MHFP) and is affiliated to University of Dhaka. UpDC has sophisticated equipment’s using latest technology with International standard for meeting the requirements of the students. The college commits to produce quality Dental professionals for the future generation with a sense of responsibility for the welfare of the society. The college instills the students with the spirit of enquiry, nurtures talent in the field of dentistry on the firm foundations, endows with a stimulating environment in which students work together to develop academic, professional and personal skills and capabilities to perform well in competitive environment. Academic integrity and accountability, and promotion of intellectual excellence make the Update Dental College & Hospital distinct from the rest.
Guideline for admission of local students usually given by the Ministry of Health each year. Announcement for admission appears in the National Daily News Papers usually in October (Approx.), seeking application from the interested students.
Candidates should have a minimum GPA of 9.00 combinedly in SSC and HSC (separately minimum 3.5 in each) Examination or equivalent and have GPA=3.50 in Biology. Students with a break of study of more than one year are not eligible to apply.
ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR LOCAL STUDENTS
Announcement for admission usually published in the daily newspaper in October each year after admission in Govt. Dental Colleges. Eligible interested candidates are to collect and submit duly filled in application forms within the notified date along with other necessary documents and collect admit card for the admission test.
Admission Test: The admission test is arranged by DGHS under the ministry of health. Candidates are selected for admission based on merit and notified in the national daily newspapers. The last date of admission is usually given for the selected candidates after which candidates from the waiting list are called if seats remain vacant.
Medical checkup: A Medical checkup is done for each selected candidates before admission. Students having gross physical, mental or refractory disorders may not be admitted as per the decision of the medical board.
ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
Government of Bangladesh sets the rules and procedures of admission of foreign students to all public and private Dental colleges within its territory. Following are the steps that you need to take if you want to get admitted to Update Dental College (UpDC).
All selected candidates must apply through Embassy of Bangladesh for obtaining equivalence certificate for confirmation of admission.