The Pakistan Medical & Dental Council is a statutory bodyconstituted by the Federal Government under the Pakistan Medical &Dental Council Ordinance, 1962. Presently controlled by the Council. Oneof the main function of the Council is to lay down the minimum standard ofbasic and higher qualifications in Medicine & Dentistry. The Council hasbeen empowered to:
To prescribe a uniform minimum standard of courses of training forobtaining graduate and postgraduate dental qualification.
To prescribe minimum requirements for the content and duration ofcourses of studies for the degree of BDS.
To prescribe condition for admission to courses of training for thedegree of BDS.
To prescribe the standards of examinations method of conducting theexamination.For this purpose senior teachers of all specialties were invited &draft curriculum was finalized after due consideration of the comments andsuggestions received from the Universities and Colleges where the subjectunder consideration is taught.The Curriculum prepared by the Curriculum Revision Committee ofHigher Education Commission was duly approved by Council & is beingcirculated for implementation by the concerned institutions on.This Curriculum is to be followed by all the Dental Colleges andUniversities in Pakistan to get registration of the Council for Dentalpractitioners.
(PROF.DR.ALTAF ALI G. SHAIKH) (DR.M. SOHAIL KARIM HASHMI)ADVISER (Academics/R&D) SECRETARY