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FAQs

Ras Al Khaimah is located 100km from Dubai and 80 Km from Sharjah which are well connected by air and road. One can reach Ras Al Khaimah within 60 minutes drive from Dubai airport and within 50 minutes from Sharjah airport through Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Road formerly known as Emirates Road.

RAKMHSU offers Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) since September 2006 and Bachelor of Dental Sciences (BDS), Bachelor of Pharmacy (B Pharm), Bachelor of Nursing (BSc Nursing) since September 2007. The 2 year bridge program in nursing (RN-BSN) was started in September 2008 to enable the diploma holders to upgrade to Bachelor Degree in Nursing. Master of Science in Nursing, M.S. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and M.S. in Pharmacy Practice commenced in 2011&12 respectively. All programs are accredited by the Ministry of Education, UAE.

Yes, all the programs above offered by RAKMHSU have been granted accreditation by the Ministry of Education, UAE. RAK College of Medical Sciences is also listed World Directory of Medical Schools http://www.wdoms.org. Please refer the SI. No:4 below for more details

RAK College of Medical Sciences (RAK COMS) is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools http://www.wdoms.org. The World Directory of Medical Schools has been developed through a partnership between the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER). The World Directory provides a comprehensive compilation of the information previously contained in the IMED and Avicenna directories

As all the programs have been granted accreditation by the Ministry of Education, UAE, graduates of RAKMHSU shall be able to do their Masters programs in any part of the world, after fulfilling the requirements of that particular country including the qualifying exams of those countries.

Upon qualifying in the MCI Screening Test (Medical Council of India), he/she can proceed with further process of registration to practice in India or pursue higher studies in India.Student may refer mciindia
for further details, including how to apply for Eligibility Certificate from MCI.

RAKMHSU is a diverse and currently it has students of 50 nationalities. However international student visa’s are subject to the UAE Immigration rules and regulation.

Establishing academic collaborations/associations with Universities of international repute is a continuous process at RAKMHSU in order to promote student/faculty exchange, joint research and curriculum development etc. Academic collaborations currently available with the following institutions:

  1. Ministry of Health, UAE (Revised)
  2. Dubai Health Authority (DHA)
  3. New York Medical College (NYMC), USA
  4. University of Findlay, USA
  5. Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  6. The Hashemite University, Jordan
  7. New Orleans School of Nursing, USA
  8. Tawam Hospital, Al-Ain, UAE
  9. Julphar Pharmaceuticals, UAE
  10. UAE Genetic Diseases Association, UAE
  11. BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus, UAE

  • Please refer the link for admission criteria for various curriculum Admissions Criteria
  • English language requirements for Bachelor & RN-BSN programs: An Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) score of 1100 for English Language or an equivalent English Proficiency Test approved by the CAA. (TOEFL score of 500 in paper-based test OR 61 in internet based test OR Academic IELTS score of 5)
  • English language requirements for Master programs: An Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) score of 1400 for English Language or an equivalent English Proficiency Test approved by the CAA. (TOEFL score of 550 in paper-based test OR 79 in internet based test OR Academic IELTS score of 6)
  • For further details, please refer to the link "ADMISSION BULLETIN" – in the website.

Yes. Applications are evaluated strictly on marks secured in 12th grade/NGSSE/AS&A levels. TOEFL/IELTS/EMSAT English and along with Emsat score in Arabic, Math, two Emsat science subjects from the 3 science subjects(Physics, Chemistry & Biology) is also mandatory as elaborated above. EMSAT subjects are mandatory for the students who are studying within UAE. However MBBS applicants will go through personality test, followed by the interview before they are admitted.

The following original documents are required to be submitted at the time of admission along with two sets of photocopies:

  • Marks card of 12th grade or NGSSE or equivalent.
  • Conduct/ character certificate or Reference Letter to be obtained on the School/College letter head.
  • 10 recent and identical passport size photographs. Additional 10 photographs to be submitted by those who require student visa.
  • Copy of the passport valid for at least one year.
  • Copy of the current residential visa (for students who are already residing in UAE).
  • Equivalency certificate: Students who are studying within UAE have to get the Equivalency Certificate for his/her 12th grade from Ministry of Education for Schools, UAE of his/her Education Zone as he/she have studied foreign curriculum in UAE. He/she also get the high school final transcripts (10th & 12th) attested by the Ministry of Education.
  • Equivalency certificate: Students who are studying outside UAE have to get his/her high school final transcripts( 10th & 12th) attested by Education Authority of their home country, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in their home country) and UAE Embassy (in their country), after which, they have to apply for Equivalency Certificate from Ministry of Education, UAE
  • A copy of EmSAT score in Arabic, EmSAT Math, EmSAT score in two out of the three science subjects(Physics, Chemistry & Biology). EmSAT requirements is for those who studied within UAE only or equivalent entrance exam for International students
  • A copy of the equivalency certificate should be provided after the completion of 12th grade other than UAE curriculum. If you did not submit the equivalency certificate within 1st year of study. The admission will be treated as Cancelled.
  • English language requirements for Bachelor & RN-BSN programs: An Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) score of 1100 for English Language or an equivalent English Proficiency Test approved by the CAA. (TOEFL score of 500 in paper-based test OR 61 in internet based test OR Academic IELTS score of 5)
  • English language requirements for Master programs: An Emirates Standardized Test (EmSAT) score of 1400 for English Language or an equivalent English Proficiency Test approved by the CAA. (TOEFL score of 550 in paper-based test OR 79 in internet based test OR Academic IELTS score of 6)
  • For details please see “Admission Details” link in the website.

You can fill the online application form by clicking on the APPLY online button on the home page of our website.
Or you can press below link to get the online application form.
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Important Admission Date for Feb 2023 (Spring)
a) Online application for B.Pharm, MSN & MSM programs will be received from 01st Nov 2022 for the academic session 2023-24. Students may apply online with the final grade/predicted 12th & EMSAT score in different subjects along with the English language requirements results along with other documents as mentioned in the online application form.
b) Deadline for submission of online form 01st Feb 2023
c) Freshmen Orientation, Registration for B.Pharm, MSN & MSM programs 02nd Week of Feb 2023
Important Admission Date for Sept 2023 (Fall)
a) Online application for MD, BDS, B.Pharm, BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, MSM & M.S Pharmacy programs will be received from 01st Nov 2022 for the academic session 2023-24. Students may apply online with the final grade/predicted 12th & EMSAT score in different subjects along with the English language requirements results with other documents as mentioned in the online application form.
b) Deadline of submissions of online form 31st July 2023
c) Freshmen Orientation, Registration for MD, BDS, B.Pharm, BSN, RN-BSN, MSN, MSM & M.S Pharmacy programs 01st Week of Sept 2023

NOTE:
Please log in to our online application link in the admissions area of website.
In case of any clarification,you may also call us on +971 504875530 / +971 7 2043200 or email us on admissions@rakmhsu.ac.ae and we will respond to you ASAP.

Application of candidates fulfilling all requirements will be processed as soon as the 12th transcript & TOEFL score are received and applicant will be informed of the admission status at the earliest. MBBS applicants will go through personality test followed by interview prior to admission.

Yes. However, the application will be considered for admission only after submitting the mark sheet of the 12th grade/ qualifying examination and TOEFL / IELTS score card within the dates mentioned in the Admission Schedule.

Yes. However, the late applications received along with all the supporting documents after the admission deadline will be considered depending upon the availability of seats. Please refer FEE STRUCTURE under the link ADMISSION on the website.

There are two semesters in an academic year and the fees are collected semester-wise. The entire tuition fee per semester should be paid before the beginning of each semester as per the payment schedule indicated by the University from time to time.

The first semester tuition fee and other fees mentioned in the admission bulletin have to be paid as per the communication received after the admission is confirmed as per the date given in admission offer.

The details regarding the fee remittance will be mentioned clearly in the offer letter issued to the students.

1) MBBS Program
20% concession in the tuition fee is provided for all students securing above 95% in overall aggregate in 12th grade/UAE GSCE /equivalent. This concession is limited to the first year only.

2) B.Pharm Program
20% concession in the tuition fee is provided for all students securing above 95% in overall aggregate in 12th grade/UAE GSCE /equivalent. This concession is limited to the first semester only.

15% concession in the tuition fee is provided for all students securing above 90% in overall aggregate in 12th grade/ UAE GSCE /equivalent. This concession is limited to the first semester only.

Subsequently, for MBBS & B.Pharm programs, a student who secures annual Grade Point Average of 3.8 or above on a 4.0 scale in the year end exams and studied all courses without any exemptions, will be entitled for a 15% concession in the tuition fee for the following year. For B.Pharm the continuity of fee concession each semester will be based on securing GPA 3.8 or above at the end of previous semester.

Merit scholarship does not apply for transfer students who enrolled for few courses.

In the case of BSN/RNBSN and Master Programs, the University has already given a maximum discount against the declared fee in the Admission Brochure, therefore no other discounts including merit scholarships will be given to any student.

Fee refund is done as per the refund policy of the University. Please refer FEE STRUCTURE & REFUND POLICY under ADMISSION BULLETIN link.

For information regarding bank details please see the link FEE STRUCTURE

Yes, Gymnasium and sports facilities for certain indoor games like table-tennis, chess are provided. Outdoor sports facilities are also made available. Cultural activities and other activities such as quizzes, debates, Scientific Conferences, CME’s, Career Development sessions and other important celebrations including National Day Celebrations etc are also arranged.

Yes, the University provides transportation facilities on semester payment basis. Please refer the FEE STRUCTURE details under the links ADMISSION BULLETIN, and STUDENT LIFE.

Yes, the University provides student visas as per the UAE Immigration rules and regulations. Admission of International Students will depend on the student visa being granted as per UAE Immigration rules and regulations. The duration of the visa and the cost of visa will be intimated along with the admissions offer letter. Please refer to the link STUDENT LIFE.

Yes, housing facility is provided by EDRAK residential halls both on single as well as on sharing basis. Separate accommodation is provided for men and women. Please refer the link AURAK Residential Halls.

UAE Nationals:
Upon the successful completion of 12 months of rotational internship training, Emirati students are eligible to get job placements in UAE health sector and need not appear for MOH licensing exam.

Expatriate Students:
Upon the successful completion of 12 months of rotational internship training, expatriate students can directly appear for the UAE Ministry of Health licensing examination.

Of course yes, however after fulfilling the respective country’s Ministry of Health prerequisites.

The transfer student should first check with the admissions office regarding seat availability. Depending on seat availability, Dean (Exam) & Dean of respective college will assess the eligibility of a transfer student after evaluation of curriculum & transcripts as per the transfer policy of the University. The list of documents to be provided by transfer students are mentioned under the admission link on the home page.