Incident Reports

Dentistry students stage demonstration against their college for charging extra fees


Province 3, Kathmandu, Kathmandu

The twentieth batch of students of Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS)  studying at the People's Dental College in Balaju of Kathmandu staged a demonstration against additional fees demanded by the college. The fee set by the BDS Medical Education Commission is 20 lakhs 19 thousand and 500. However, the college is demanding additional 7 lakhs an extra 25,000 as the registration fees according to students.

The students further accused the college of demanding the fees under various pretexts and of trying to raise the fee by threatening to close the college.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Issues related to the quality of public services (health, education etc.)and access to these services
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Students
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Education sector/teachers (private and public)
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media