Format and content of the examination
The KDLE is a one day written examination in English, composed of 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and is divided into two parts.
Part I: Biomedical Sciences (21/2 hours, morning session)
This part will contain 100 MCQs related to: Anatomical Sciences, Biochemistry, Physiology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Dental Anatomy, Occlusion, and General Pathology
Part II: Dental and Clinical Sciences (21/2 hours, afternoon session)
This part will contain 100 MCQs related to: Endodontics, Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology, Oral Diagnosis, Operative Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pain Control, Management of Emergencies, Orthodontics, Periodontics, Preventive Dentistry, Public Health Dentistry, Prosthodontics, and Pediatric Dentistry.