Everything You Need to Know About the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) Exam:

PLAB exam is meant for international medical graduates aiming at a medical career in the United Kingdom (UK).

PLAB enables international medical graduates from non-European countries to become a licensed medical practitioner in the UK. The exam is conducted by the General Medical Council(GMC) of UK.

Please understand, PLAB is not GMC medical certification but an eligibility test designed for international medical graduates to get the GMC license.

All information related to the PLAB exam you read in this blog post by MBBSUniversities.com is based on the official website of the GMC of UK.

PLAB exam format

PLAB exam has two parts –

PLAB Part 1

3 hours

Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Nigeria and Sri Lanka

180 multiple choice questions

March, June, September and November every year

PLAB Part 2

18 scenarios (of 8-minutes each)

Manchester
Cambridge
London

Clinical centers of GMC, UK only

Objective structured clinical examination (OSCE)

All time of the year (except – August and December)

Date and slot availability varies between countries. MBBSUniversities.com helps students to book their preferred date and time for PLAB exam through GMC.

PLAB Eligibility for international medical graduates-

 

  • IELTS for English proficiency (7.0 band)
  • MBBS Degree from WHO approved medical university

Application for PLAB exam

MBBSUniversities.com advocates authentic PLAB exam application only. This happens online in the official website of GMC, UK.

PLAB exam retest

International medical graduates can make 4 attempts of the PLAB test.

Please note, PLAB Part 2 must be taken within 2 years of clearing the PLAB part 1 exam.

What to carry on your PLAB exam day to the exam venue?

MBBSUniversities.com suggests carrying the following on your PLAB exam date-

  • Eraser
  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Passport (including photocopies)
  • Admission Letter
  • UK Immigration and National Department Identification Document

PLAB Results

PLAB results are announced within 6-weeks of your PLAB Part 1 exam and 4-weeks of PLAB Part 2 exam. You can check it in the My Account section of official GMC UK website.

PLAB Result review

If not happy with the PLAB performance, MBBSUniversities.com helps international medical students to put their PLAB score on review. Request for PLAB score review must be requested on writing with 28-days of the result date with extra service charges.

GMC, UK responds to PLAB Result review requests within 10 official working days.

PLAB for students with disability

Students with special needs can also apply and appear for the PLAB exam. MBBSUniversities.com requests such students make their PLAB exam application 3-months in advance.

UK Medical License after the PLAB exam

International medical graduates can get medical license up to 2-years of clearing the PLAB 2 exam. Approval of PLAB score is mandatory for medical licensing process.

UK Medical Registration

There are 4 types of medical registration that happens in the UK-

  • Provisional registration
  • Full registration
  • Specialist registration
  • GP registration

PLAB Fees in INR 

PLAB Part 1

20,000 INR approx.

PLAB Part 2

69,000 INR approx.

 

Learn more about PLAB exam

You can learn more about PLAB exam by getting in touch with education consultants of MBBSUniversities.com. Or, simply e-mail to registrationhelp@gmc-uk.orgofficial email id of GMC, UK for PLAB aspirants.

PLAB Application Process for International Medical Graduates

PLAB FAQs:

  • Is it mandatory to qualify both the parts of PLAB exam?

Yes. International medical graduates need to individually clear PLAB 1 and PLAB 2 for UK medical registration process.

Please note, PLAB Part 2 must be taken within 2 years of clearing the PLAB part 1 exam.

  • Is 1-year clinical experience mandatory for PLAB exam?

No. However, it is recommended to have 1-year clinical experience before applying for PLAB exam as that ensures complete license at a later stage.

Students without clinical experience are not offered complete UK medicine license even after clearing the PLAB exam.

  • How to start PLAB exam preparation and planning?

The foremost step for PLAB exam preparation and planning is to create your account on the official website of GMC, UK with MBBSUniversities.com.

  • How to prepare for PLAB exam?

MBBSUniversities.com conducts MU Exclusive PLAB Preparation classes for aspiring students. Get in touch with us now at 1800-123-5619 to learn more.

Highlights of MU Exclusive PLAB Preparation Classes:

MU Exclusive PLAB Program by MBBSUniversities.com aims to help Indian and international students prepare for the PLAB exam. The highlights of the PLAB exam are as follows:

  • Conducted by a mentor who is by profession a doctor presently practicing the USA and very well accustomed to the updated PLAB exam format
  • PLAB curriculum covered with unlimited audio and video study materials
  • Questions banks for reference to PLAB exam pattern
  • All books by famous authors, physicians
  • MBBSUniversities.com PLAB mentor also suggests integrated e-books for PLAB exam preparation
  • Topic wise mock test for PLAB (all steps)
  • Ensure seamless student enrollment for PLAB Step-1 after the second year of MBBS course. We help for both PLAB student registration and exam scheduling
  • MBBSUniversities.com arranges clinical rotation for students in ACGME affiliated hospitals in the USA
  • Live lectures and online classes
  • The MU Exclusive PLAB Program is structured based on the official PLAB website

 

Please note, MBBSUniversities.com is not associated or linked with any of the trademark holders of the PLAB exam.

United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)

In order to apply for medical license and medical residency program in the USA, one must qualify the United State Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE). It is also called the Boards.

The United States Medical Licensing Examination popular as USMLE is the medical licensure exam for the United States of America (USA). The USMLE exam is sponsored by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB). The USMLE exam is conducted in 3 steps – USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) and USMLE 3.

Importance of USMLE Exam:

The USMLE exam helps the USA medical industry to maintain high-quality assessment standards for all young students entering the USA medical industry. It aims to assess a candidate’s knowledge, concepts, and principles. USMLE 3 is specifically designed to test fundamental patient-centered skills that serves as the basis of a safe and effective patient care system.

USMLE Examination Committee, USA

The USMLE Examination Committee, USA comprises well-qualified and experienced medical clinicians and medical educators of USA who belong to the teaching and licensing community of USA. For each USMLE question paper, two are assigned to revise it till perfect.

Whether you have MBBS degree from the USA or rest of the world, USMLE scores are mandatory for medical residency program admission in the USA for medical students. Clearing USMLE is mandatory for students aiming at a medical license from the USA.

Read MBBSUniversities.com blogs about USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) and USMLE 3.

Medical graduates have to take up the USMLE exam in the following locations:

USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 CK and USMLE Step 3

Prometric test centers worldwide

USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS)

6 testing centers in the USA

 

With the 3-steps, USMLE exam aims to test a medical graduate’s concepts, principles and fundamental patient-centered skills that are necessary for safe and effective patient care.

Indian students who qualify both USMLE and residency program in the USA, do not need to appear for the MCI Screening Test in India.

Except USMLE Step 2 CS, all stages of the USMLE exam are computerized test only.

USMLE exams cannot be retaken more than thrice in a 1-year window.

One can take up maximum 6 attempts of the USMLE exam.

The minimum pass score for three stages of USMLE exam are as follows:

USMLE

Pass Score

Step 1

194

Step 2

209

Step 3

196

Read MBBSUniversities.com blogs about USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) and USMLE 3.

Primary difference between USMLE 1, USMLE 2 and USMLE 3

 

USMLE 1

USMLE 2
Clinical Knowledge

USMLE 2
Clinical Skills

USMLE 3

USMLE Eligibility Criteria
(Students must meet all above criteria during USMLE application process and on the USMLE test day as well)

Student must be officially enrolled in medical school approved by any of the following organizations across the world-

WHO

AOA

LCME

ECFMG

Student must be officially enrolled in medical school approved by any of the following organizations across the world-

WHO

AOA

LCME

ECFMG

Student must be officially enrolled in medical school approved by any of the following organizations across the world-

WHO

AOA

LCME

ECFMG

MBBS Degree from medical school approved by any of the following organizations across the world-

WHO

AOA

LCME

ECFMG

Clear USMLE 1 and 2

ECFMG certification for students from outside USA and Canada

USMLE Application

 

LCME or AOA accredited programs

NBME official website

Medical schools outside USA and Canada

ECFMG official website

 

LCME or AOA accredited programs

NBME official website

Medical schools outside USA and Canada

ECFMG official website

 

 

 

LCME or AOA accredited programs

NBME official website

Medical schools outside USA and Canada

ECFMG official website

 

FMSB official website

USMLE Test Date Schedule

Schedule USMLE test day via Prometric website

Keep 3-month buffer in hand for preferable test date. Test date can be scheduled up to 6 months

Students who fail to appear within schedule date, need to make fresh application

Schedule USMLE test day via Prometric website

Keep 3-month buffer in hand for preferable test date. Test date can be scheduled up to 6 months

Students who fail to appear within schedule date, need to make fresh application

Includes 12-month eligibility period

Students receive USMLE exam schedule permit via email

Students who fail to appear within schedule date, need to make fresh application

Keep 3-month buffer in hand for preferable test date

Read MBBSUniversities.com blogs about USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) and USMLE 3.

USMLE Eligibility Criteria

Following is the USMLE Eligibility Criteria divided step-wise:

USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 (CK and CS):

  • Student with medical degree (MD) from medical schools across the world approved by the following organizations:

Liaison Committee on Medical Education

USA

World Health Organization

Outside USA

Dismissed, disqualified or failed medical students cannot opt for the USMLE exam.

  • ECFMG certification for international medical students.

USMLE Step 3:

  • Student with medical degree (MD) from medical schools across the world approved by the following organizations:

Liaison Committee on Medical Education

USA

World Health Organization and ECFMG requirements

Outside USA

  • Clear USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (CK and CS).
  • ECFMG certification for international medical students.

How to register for the USMLE exam?

Applicants can register for the USMLE exam through the following organizations:

NBME

https://apps.nbme.org/nlesweb/#/login

USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2

For students of USA and Canada

ECFMG

https://secure2.ecfmg.org/emain.asp?app=iwa

USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2

For students outside the USA and Canada

FSMB

https://www.fsmb.org/step-3

USMLE Step 3

Medical graduates who have passed Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 2 CS

 

USMLE Exam Format (Step-wise)

USMLE Step

Location

Format

Duration

Extra Information

USMLE 1

Prometric computer center

280 MCQ divided into 60-minute blocks

One day – 8 hours

USMLE 1

USMLE 2 CK

Prometric computer center

316 MCQ divided into 60-minute blocks

One day – 9 hours

USMLE 2

USMLE 2 CS

USA

12 patients cases (15+10-minutes each)

One day – 8 hours

USMLE 2

USMLE 3

USA

 

DAY 1
FOUNDATIONS OF INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

DAY 2
ADVANCED CLINICAL MEDICINE

233 MCQ divided into (6) 60-minute block; Each contains around 40 questions

180 MCQ divided into (6) 45-minute block; Each contains around 30 questions

 

13-computer based case simulations (CSS).

 

One day – 9 hours

USMLE 3

 

Documents required for applying and appearing in USMLE exam:

  • Passport
  • Driver’s license with photograph
  • National Identity Card (Must include candidate’s full name, signature and photo)

The USMLE score cards and scoring is determined by the NBME only.

ECFMG and NBME notifies students via email when their scorecards are ready. Scorecards are available in both electronic and paper (shared via mail) format.

Read MBBSUniversities.com blogs about USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) and USMLE 3.

Common USMLE exam rules to follow:

  • Must attend all sections of the exam. Students who do not attend all sections are disqualified.
  • USMLE Fees is not refundable and non-transferable.
  • Please complete USMLE exam application with MBBSUniversities.com atleast 3-months in advance.
  • USMLE Fees can be paid via American Express, MasterCard or Visa.

USMLE exam rules to follow on your test day:

  • Students cannot access locker or cell phone during USMLE exam. They can only use them during authorized breaks on the USMLE exam day.
  • Students must reach venue 30-minutes prior to the exam.
  • In case your earphones don’t work at the exam venue, please convey to the examiner
  • Write Candidate Identification Number (CIN) on laminate board before beginning test session.
  • Do carry your exam schedule permit and id proof on the exam day
  • Even after being aware of all USMLE rules, please abide by the test center staff instructions on the test day.
  • Carry your scheduling permit (paper and electronic)
  • Candidate’s full name, signature and photo on identity card and USMLE scheduling permit must be same

Mandatory Security Processes On The USMLE Test Day:

  • Scanned entry through metal detector
  • Throw unpermitted belongings to the bin
  • Empty pocket
  • Cross verification of identity document and USMLE schedule permit
  • Biometric finger attendance

USMLE Results:

USMLE results are declared 3-4 weeks after the test date.
Students receive advance notification for USMLE result date. Students must wait up to 8-weeks for USMLE result.

Students receive email notification when results are announced. USMLE results also remain available on the website of the organization that you registered with for 120 days.

Review of USMLE Results:

Students have scope of reviewing USMLE results if not happy with their scores. The score recheck process requires extra fee. Only the organization you have registered with for the USMLE exam can ace your USMLE result recheck process. You must request for score recheck within 90-days of when you receive the USMLE score.

In such scenario, USMLE results are revised and conveyed to the students. Cancelled USMLE score arrives with an annotation ‘Score not available’. Further students are advised for retaking the USMLE exam.

USMLE Transcript:

For USMLE transcript, please get in touch with FSMB (https://www.fsmb.org/transcripts/), NLES (https://apps.nbme.org/nlesweb/#/login)or ECFMG(https://www.ecfmg.org/forms/transcripts.html)with whom you have registered for the USMLE test.

Irregular, Skeptical or Anomalous Performance in USMLE Test:

For students not abiding to the USMLE test rules at any stage between registration and USMLE Step 3, USMLE program reserves right to exempt your USMLE exam and future access to it.

This can also lead to unreleased USMLE score, cancellation of USMLE registration or exemption from taking part in USMLE exam.

Read MBBSUniversities.com blogs about USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) and USMLE 3.

USMLE Exam Retest:

USMLE exams cannot be retaken more than thrice in a 1-year window.

Fourth and subsequent attempt can only be taken one year after the first USMLE attempt.

As eligibility criteria, many medical boards only accept USMLE score completed in 7 years.

USMLE Score Calculation Methodology:

USMLE Step 1, 2 (CK) and 3-

  • Exam data sent to NBME virtually
  • Exam answers transferred to raw format
  • Raw score transferred to 3-digit score
  • Test behavior assessment. Clarification requested to candidate in case of aberrant behavior
  • Quality assurance procedure for score accuracy
  • Score report declared to students

USMLE Step 2 (CS)

  • Quality control check before exam data sent to NBME
  • Standardized patient rating scale converted to patient note and score
  • On completion of test administration period, performance cohort is transferred to data form for score comparison of SME Step 2 CS
  • Quality assurance procedure for score accuracy
  • Score report declared to students

Highlights of MU Exclusive USMLE Program by MBBSUniversities.com-

MU Exclusive USMLE Program by MBBSUniversities.com aims to help Indian and international students prepare for the USMLE exam. The highlights of the USMLE exam are as follows:

  • Conducted by a mentor who is by profession a doctor presently practicing the USA and very well accustomed to the updated USMLE exam format
  • USMLE curriculum covered with unlimited audio and video study materials
  • Questions banks for reference to USMLE exam pattern
  • All books by famous authors, physicians
  • MBBSUniversities.com USMLE mentor also suggests integrated e-books for USMLE exam preparation
  • Topic wise mock test for USMLE (all steps)
  • Ensure seamless student enrollment for USMLE Step-1 after the second year of MBBS course. We help for both USMLE student registration and exam scheduling
  • MBBSUniversities.com arranges clinical rotation for students in ACGME affiliated hospitals in the USA
  • Live lectures and online classes
  • The MU Exclusive USMLE Program is structured based on the official USMLE website

Please note, MBBSUniversities.com is not associated or linked with any of the trademark holders of the USMLE exam.

Read MBBSUniversities.com blogs about USMLE Step 1, USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge and Clinical Skills) and USMLE 3.

IFOM Exam

The full form of the IFOM exam is International Foundation of Medicine Exam. IFOM is conducted by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) for the healthcare professionals.

The IFOM exam has 2 parts

 

OVERVIEW

QUESTION FORMAT

SYLLABUS

STANDARD (on par with)

FEES

Basic Science Exam (BSE)

Includes basic medical science curriculum

160 multiple choice questions in clinical vignette style

Anatomy

Biochemistry

Histology and Cell Biology

Microbiology

Organ Systems

Pathology

Pharmacology

Physiology

USMLE Step 1

15000 INR (approx.)

Clinical Science Assessment

Theoretical medical knowledge and understanding of clinical science

160 multiple choice questions in clinical vignette style

Family Medicine

Medicine

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Pediatrics

Psychiatry

Surgery

USMLE Step 2 CK

22000 INR (approx.)

 

IFOM exam has many similarities with the USMLE exam of USA. In fact, experts call it a pre version of the USMLE exam available in different languages for non-English competent students.

Why choose the IFOM exam?

  • If not well-versed with English language, IFOM can be cracked in many languages.
  • By appearing for the IFOM exam, you get an idea about your performance possibility in the USMLE exam
  • Be familiar with exam format of the USMLE exam
  • Adding IFOM to your resume makes it appear more lucrative
  • Costs lesser than USMLE exam
  • Often used as criteria for internship, exam, training program
  • For post graduate medical training programs
  • Examine student performance at international level

**Please note, IFOM exam does not complete the USA residency program criteria. 

History of IFOM exam –

NBME started the IFOM exam since 2010 designed to assess the core medical knowledge and learning of international graduates.

IFOM Syllabus –

The IFOM Syllabus covers global medical health care trends.

The IFOM exam is reviewed and set by a committee of international medical educators from medical schools across the world.

Is USMLE and IFOM the same?

No, USMLE and IFOM are not same.

What are the differences between USMLE and IFOM exam?

  • USMLE happens in English language only. IFOM exam happens in many languages including Portugese and Spanish
  • USMLE is mandatory for USA Residency Program. IFOM cannot replace USMLE criteria in USA residency program
  • The cost for IFOM exam is much lesser than USMLE

What are the similarities between USMLE and IFOM exam?

The syllabus of USMLE and IFOM exam are similar. In fact, the question pattern of USMLE Step 1 and IFOM Basic Science, USMLE Step 2 CK and IFOM Clinical Science is very close.

Thus appearing for the IFOM exam by NBME helps international medical graduates to understand their performance possibility in the USMLE exam of USA.

 

Where to take the IFOM exam?

IFOM exam be taken near prometric centers near you.

IFOM Exam Fees:

The IFOM exam fees is around 40,000 INR,

 

How to prepare for the IFOM exam?

MBBSUniversities.com being the best medical education consultant in India helps students to prepare for the IFOM exam. To prepare for the IFOM exam, students can simply be part of our MU Exclusive USMLE Preparatory Classes conducted both online and offline. The best part is just by being part of the MU Exclusive USMLE Preparatory Course, students can simultaneously prepare for the IFOM as well as USMLE exam.

The highlights of the MU Exclusive USMLE Preparatory Classes that also include IFOM exam preparation for students by MBBSUniversities.com are as follows:

  • Conducted by a mentor who is by profession a doctor presently practicing the USA and very well accustomed to the updated USMLE exam format
  • USMLE curriculum covered with unlimited audio and video study materials
  • Questions banks for reference to USMLE exam pattern
  • All books by famous authors, physicians
  • MBBSUniversities.com USMLE mentor also suggests integrated e-books for USMLE exam preparation
  • Topic wise mock test for USMLE (all steps)
  • Ensure seamless student enrollment for USMLE Step-1 after the second year of MBBS course. We help for both USMLE student registration and exam scheduling
  • MBBSUniversities.com arranges clinical rotation for students in ACGME affiliated hospitals in the USA
  • Live lectures and online classes
  • The MU Exclusive USMLE Program is structured based on the official USMLE website

 

Please note, MBBSUniversities.com is not associated or linked with any of the trademark holders of the IFOM exam.

 

 

 

Medical Council of India Screening Test

The Medical Council of India (MCI) Screening Test is a national level medical licensing exam of India for international medical graduates. It is also called Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) exam. MCI Screening Test is mandatory for international medical graduates for getting permanent and provisional medical registration from the MCI. The MCI Screening Test is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).

When is the FMGE or MCI Screening Test conducted?

NBE hosts the FMGE or MCI Screening Test twice in a year – June and December

History of FMGE or MCI Screening Test

The history of FMGE or MCI Screening Test dates back to 2002. It was started by Screen Test Regulations.

MCI Screening Test Exam Format

MCI Screening Test is an online computer based exam in multiple choice question (MCQ) format.

The total number of questions in MCI Test is 300. It is conducted in English language only.

MCI Screening Test questions are of MBBS level. It covers 19 subjects.

There is no negative marking in MCI Screening Test.

Eligibility criteria to qualify MCI Test –

In order to qualify the MCI Screening Test, students must clear 150 out of 300 questions.

International medical graduates can apply for MCI Screening Test as many times they want. There is no limitation in the number of attempts that can be made in FMGE exam.

MCI Screening Test Day is divided into 2 parts –

First Session

Morning

150 Questions

2 Hours 30 Minutes

Second Session

Evening

150 Questions

2 Hours 30 Minutes

 

MCI Screening Test Free:

The total fees for FMGE exam is 5500 INR. This MCI Screening test fee can be paid online using net banking, debit cards or credit cards.

The FMGE test fee once paid is non-refundable.

MCI Screening Test Application:

To appear for the MCI Screening Test, international medical graduates need to register through the official NBE website.

Intake of MCI Screening Test:

A tentative schedule of MCI Screening Test looks like the following:

Last date of registration for June MCI Screening Test

Last working day of the month of May

June MCI Screening Test Admit Card release date

Second-Third week of the month of June

MCI Screening Test Exam Date in June

Last week of June

MCI Screening Test June Results

In the month of July

 

Documents required for MCI Screening Test Registration:

Date of birth proof

Passport/Nationality Proof (e.g. Voters ID, Pan Card)

Copy of 10+2 mark sheet and certificate

MBBS degree or equivalent with mark sheet.

Internship certificate (if applicable)

Eligibility certificate issued by MCI (if applicable)

**Certificates in English / Hindi only. Translation required for certificates of other languages.

**All self-certified documents need to be duly attested by a Gazetted Officer and the Embassy of India.

Common FAQs related to the MCI Screening Test:

  • Who conducts the MCI Screening Test?

The MCI Screening Test in India is conducted by the National Board of Education (NBE).

  • Who can appear for the MCI Screening Test?

International medical graduates with successful MBBS Degree Certificate from international countries and in aim to practice in India as a doctor can apply for the MCI Screening Test.

  • When does the MCI Screening Test take place?

The MCI Screening Test takes place in the months of June and December in a year.

  • What is the syllabus of the FMGE exam in India?

The syllabus of FMGE exam is aligned to the standard MBBS syllabus covering around 19 medical subjects.

Students well-versed with the MBBS Syllabus do not need extra preparation for the MCI Screening Test in India.

  • What is the FMGE Fees?

The fees to appear for the Indian FMGE exam for international medical graduates in 5500 INR. This can be paid online via net banking, debit card or credit card. Please note, that once paid, the FMGE Fees is non-refundable?

  • Do MCI Screening test require clinical rotation experience?

Clinical rotation is not mandatory for MCI Screening Test. However, students with clinical rotation experience perform better in the exam.

  • What is the criteria to crack the MCI Screening Test?

To crack the MCI Screening test, a student must attempt atleast 150 out of the 300 questions of MCI Screening Test, India.

  • What is the total time duration of MCI Screening Test?

The total time duration of the MCI Screening Test is 5 hours. This is divided equally into two slots – morning and evening on the MCI screening test day.

  • How many students apply for MCI Screening test every year?

10,000 students approximately per year apply for the MCI Screening Test.

  • How to skip the MCI Screening Test?

Students who have qualified the USMLE Exam, USA can skip the MCI Screening Test.

MCI Screening Test Application with MBBSUniversities.com

As the fastest growing international medical consultant, MBBSUniversities.com every year helps thousands of international medical graduates to apply for the MCI Screening test seamlessly. As the passing percentage of MCI Screening Test is high, so the number of applicants every year for MCI Screening Test is also big. It is therefore important for every student to make incorrect registration, application and appearance in the MCI Screening Test. By being the guide, MBBSUniversities.com helps each of its students to overcome the MCI Screening Test – its challenges and exams till successful registration by offering integrated services.  MBBSUniversities.com MCI Screening Test services include the following:

  • Hassle-free documentation process for MCI Screening Test
  • NBE Registration
  • Helping students to get preferred exam date and time
  • Agents present on the MCI Screening Test Day
  • MCI Screening Test preparation question banks
  • MCI Screening Test guide by experienced doctors
  • Constant help till successful medical registration process
  • MBBSUniversities.com education consultants available over phone and email
  • Best international medical consultant in India with low cost fee
  • Complete guidance and support for MCI Screening test applicants

In case, of further doubts, clarifications or information about MCI Screening Test, international medical graduates can get in touch with NBE directly:

NBE Official Website - https://nbe.edu.in/

NBE candidate support services is available by phone and email:

MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program by MBBSUniversities.com

 Our continuous guidance in the making of a medical professional do not limit to technical services only. MBBSUniversities.com in house team of qualified and experienced doctors, medical teachers and consultants together offers MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program.  MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program is almost a decade old and has been the key to success of thousands of international medical graduates till date. Concise, updated and in-depth curriculum with extensive academic hours, personalized guidance and mock tests make the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program standout from others.

Here is the list of highlights of the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program that students must make a note of -

  • MBBSUniversities.com website has numerous MCI screening test blogs including preparation tips, question pattern and last minute checkpoints. Read them before your test day and outshine your performance in the FMGE test.
  • Interested students can opt for the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program from first year of their MBBS course.
  • Students located abroad or outside India can opt for the online MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program. Live interactive session, mammoth sized digital library with academic content relevant to the MCI screening test, question bank and webinars are few of the highlights of the online MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program.
  • Special efforts have been made by our in-house team to make the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program curriculum integrate with the university level MBBS curriculum. This makes the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training So that students can cop up University classes and our mci program easily.
  • Students who register for the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program has to appear for monthly exam (subject and topicwise) in order to check their preparation progress, weak points and thereafter work as required.
  • MBBSUniversities.com coaching centers are located across in India. Our centers are located in -

Ernakulam

Hyderabad

Chennai

Delhi

Ahmedabad

Jaipur

  • The faculty of MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program is not limited to our in-house team only. Experienced doctors, teachers and mentors from different parts of globe conduct sessions with our students during the course of MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program.

 

MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program Syllabus:

MBBS First Year

Anatomy, Biochemistry

 

MBBS Second Year

Pathology, Physiology

 

MBBS Third Year

Pharmacology, Microbiology

 

MBBS Fourth Year

Dermatology, PSM, Forensic

 

MBBS Fifth Year

Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Medicine

MBBS Sixth Year

Ent, Surgery, Psychiatry

 

Before MCI Screening Test

19 subjects class with test and discussion sessions

 

We request students to be part of the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program as it helps in end-to-end learning and preparation for the MCI Screening Test. As passing ratio of the MCI Screening test is reducing every year, we do not encourage last minute enrollment on the final year of MBBS course. Students who register for MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program for first year only find it comfortable to cope and become well-versed before appearing for the MCI Screening Test.  

To register in the MU Exclusive MCI Screening Test Training Program, please get in touch with us at 1800-123-5619.

 

 

 

KROK Examination

KROK is a medical licensing exam for the disciplines of ‘Medicine’, ‘Dentistry’ and ‘Pharmacy’ in Ukraine. The Ministry of Health of Ukraine, conducts the Krok exam for medical students to qualify from third year to fourth year.

Clearing the KROK exam opens new opportunities for medical students planning to make a medical career in the Ukraine. KROK is mandatory in the Ukrainian Medical Examination. However, the standards of KROK exam is high and might not be cleared by students in first attempt.

Here in comes the role of MBBSUniversities.com. As we help medical aspiring students make a medical career in the Ukraine, we too guide them for registering, applying, appearing and clearing the KROK exam of Ukraine. If you are planning for the KROK exam, get in touch with us now.

KROK exam is divided into 2 parts –

 

DISCIPLINE

WHEN?

PASS MARKS

DURATION

TOTAL NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

RETAKES

INTAKE

KROK 1

Basic biomedical sciences

3rd year

121

 

  • 1 mark for correct answer


  • No negative marking

3 hours 20 minutes (200 minutes)

200

2 times

2nd week of September

KROK 2

Basic professionally oriented disciplines

After completing 6th year (before beginning medical internship)

Pass/Fail

3 hours 20 minutes (200 minutes)

200

Within a year

June First Week

For local students

June Third Week

For international students

 

 

KROK exam is conducted by Testing Center of Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Official website of KROK exam authority - https://www.testcentr.org.ua/uk/. The same link can be used by international medical graduates to learn more and apply for KROK exam.

KROK exam is conducted in three languages –

  • Ukraine
  • Russian
  • English

KROK Number of Attempts:

KROK 1 exam can be taken twice.

KROK 2 retest must be taken within a year.

Students who fail KROK exam are not permitted for the following –

  • Finish the state graduation tests
  • To get KROK exam certification
  • Don’t pass state attestation and diploma of higher education

Eligibility criteria for KROK Exam, Ukraine:

  • Students without arrears
  • Students who clear KROK 1 can only appear for KROK 2

KROK Exam Syllabus:

KROK Exam 1 Syllabus

KROK Exam 2 Syllabus

Human anatomy

Biology

Biological Chemistry

Histology, Cytology and Embryology

Microbiology, Virology and Immunology

Physiology

Pathophysiology

Pathomorphology

Pharmacology

Therapeutic profile (Therapy, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology, Endocrinology, Occupational Diseases, Phthisiatry, Radiology and Radiation Medicine, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Neurology, Clinical Immunology, Clinical Pharmacology)

 

Surgical (general surgery, oncology, urology, anesthesiology and critical care medicine, orthopedics and traumatology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, neurosurgery, pediatric surgery, forensic medicine)

 

Pediatric tasks (pediatrics, childhood infections, neonatology),

12.5% of hygiene profile tasks (hygiene, health care organization)

 

Obstetrics and gynecology

 

KROK Exam History:

The history of KROK exam in Ukraine dates back to 1999.

KROK Exam Statistics:

Close to 50,000-60,000 students appear for the KROK exam.

KROK Exam Pass Mark:

To pass the KROK exam, the pass mark for both the parts is 60.5%.

KROK Exam Fail Rate:

Almost 30% students fail on the first attempt of the KROK exam (2018 data).

KROK Exam Question Pattern:

KROK exam has 4 or 5 multiple choice question pattern.

KROK Exam Results:

Results of KROK exam is published within 14-days of the test in electronic pattern.

The result of KROK exam, Ukraine is presented in qualitative and quantitative form-

Qualitative Result Of KROK Exam

Quantitative Results Of KROK Exam

“Composed” / “Not Made”, is based on the requirements of higher education standards of Ukraine as to the professional competence of a specialist

Presented in the multi-point scale of the licensing exam (MLI score) with an average score of 200 and a standard deviation of 20, ie varying in the range from 140 to 260 points.

 

COMMON FAQs related to KROK exam by MBBSUniversities.com –

  • KROK exam applies to which country?

KROK exam applies to Ukraine medical education system.

  • Who can apply and appear for the KROK exam?

Both local medical graduates of Ukraine and international medical graduates can apply for the KROK exam.

  • When does the KROK exam take place?

KROK 1 exam

3rd year of MBBS

KROK 2 exam

6th year of MBBS (before internship)

  • How to apply for KROK exam?

You can apply for KROK exam with MBBSUniversities.com. We help international medical graduates apply for the KROK exam through the official website of KROK exam authority - https://www.testcentr.org.ua/uk/.

  • Can Indian students apply for KROK exam?

Yes, Indian students in plan to pursue a medical career in Ukraine can apply for the KROK exam 1 and 2.

 

Please note, MBBSUniversities.com is not linked or associated with any of the trademark holders of the KROK exam, Ukraine.

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