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Objectives: This study was aimed to determine the prevalence of DPN among patients visiting a tertiary care hospital and the associated risk factors. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 273 type-II diabetics attending a General Medicine OPD of tertiary care hospital. Toronto clinical scoring system was used for detecting peripheral neuropathy. Data analysis was done using SPSS version 16.0. The association of risk factors with the presence of DPN was analysed by using Pearsons chisquare test. The accepted level of significance was set below 0.05 (P<0.05).Results: The Prevalence of peripheral neuropathy in our study was found to be 45.4%. Prevalence of DPN increased in the participants with increased age, increased duration of diabetes, increased HbA1c and increased BMI, with Hypertension & dyslipidimea and it is statistically significant with p<0.001. Prevalence of DPN was found higher among the male participants & smokers and it is statistically significant with p<0.05 & p<0.001 respectively. Conclusion: As there is a high prevalence of peripheral neuropathy among type-II diabetic patients, early detection through routine screening and regular follow up examinations will be helpful in preventing the progression of Neuropathy.