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Admission criteria for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) program

The minimum admission requirement depends on the applicant’s type of secondary school education certificate. RAKMHSU recognizes certificates from higher secondary schools affiliated to Ministry of Education-UAE and also recognizes certificates from higher secondary schools that are recognized by their host countries.

The University also accepts certificates awarded by recognized authorities of national and international boards.

Some countries award two levels of secondary school certificates, in which case, RAKMHSU will recognize the higher level certificate.

In all cases, only courses classified as academic or a combination of Physics, Chemistry and Biology are accepted for admission consideration and the calculation of the aggregate scores.

Examples of Secondary School Certificates:

The following is a list of certificates and the corresponding minimum levels of performance required for admission to RAKMHSU. These certificates and levels of achievement serve as guidelines for admission to RAKMHSU. However these are minimum eligibility requirements only and students with high merit are selected.

For MBBS Degree Program:

To apply minimum aggregate of 90% in the grade 12 science stream/ Advanced stream of UAE GSEC of Ministry of Education. Preference in admissions will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics in 12th or EmSAT.

Abu Dhabi Education Council stream students should similarly have 90% aggregate. Preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Advanced Biology (level 3) and Advanced Chemistry(level 3) or EmSAT.

English Language Requirements:
Preference in admission will be given to those with proficiency in English equivalent to a TOEFL score of 550 in paper-based test, 79 in internet based test OR Academic IELTS score of 6 OR EmSAT Achieve- English score of 1400.

Amongst the applicants, the candidates in order of high merit will be called for interview.

NOTE: Admission requirements/equivalencies for various 12th grade foreign curriculum are shown below:

Examples of Foreign Higher Secondary School Certificates:

The following is a list of certificates and the corresponding minimum levels of performance required for admission to RAKMHSU programs. These certificates and levels of achievement serve as guidelines for admission to RAKMHSU programs.

American Curriculum:

    An aggregate score of 90% is required. Preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics. If Biology is not taken in 12th Grade, a SAT II score of 550 in Biology is required. SAT in Math and English required to be completed in school for obtaining Equivalency Certificate.

International Baccalaureate:

    Must have completed any six courses including Biology and Chemistry/Physics at the higher level and obtain IB score of at least 26.

Pakistan Boards/Certificate:

    For MBBS: Higher Secondary School Certificate with aggregate of 75% can apply. Preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics (Part 1 and Part 2 total).

Indian Curriculum:

    All India Senior School Certificate XII std CBSE/ISCE exams with 75% aggregate can apply. However, preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics courses.
    Indian State board: 80% aggregate can apply. Preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics courses

British Curriculum :

  1. Students applying for the MBBS/BDS programs must have completed at least two Advanced Supplementary or AS level OR one A level in Biology with at least ‘B and above’ grade after having completed 5 IGCSE/GCSE or O levels with minimum grade of ‘B and above’ in O level courses.
  2. Only courses classified as academic will be considered for admission. Courses must include Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least two of them including Biology at the AS level/A level.

African Curriculum :(WAEC/WASSCE etc)

    A & B combination of grades in 12th grades in Biology and Chemistry can be considered. Preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics.

Canadian Curriculum(Ontario/Alberta etc)

    An aggregate score of 85% is required. Preference in admission will be given to those with high scores in Biology and Chemistry/Physics

Applicants from any other foreign educational curriculum not listed above must have secured a minimum aggregate equivalent to UAE curriculum 90% as per International Conversion Table of World Education Standards.

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