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1. Admissions General Requirements
Note : Applicants will be given priority for the admissions who have completed all the EMSAT subjects as per Ministry of Education requirements. Incase if you are not able to submit the EMSAT score, University will provide you until 31st Dec 2022 to submit the EMSAT score as approved by Ministry of Education.
1.2 English language requirements for Doctor of Medicine (MD) program: 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 requirement validity: Please note that the validity of TOEFL paper based test & IELTS is two years only and for EMSAT English score is 18 months and these scores should be valid at the time of Admission process to join any of our programs.
NOTE: Admission requirements/equivalencies for various 12th grade foreign curriculum are shown below:
2.1 UAE Curriculum:
A minimum High School Average of 90% for Advanced Track or 85% for Elite Track or equivalent in Standardized International Systems is required with no admission of General Track applicants.
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.
2.2 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.
2.3 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.
2.4 Pakistan Boards/Certificate:
For Doctor of Medicine (MD): 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).
2.5 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.
2.6 British Curriculum :
Students applying for the Doctor Of Medicine (MD) programs must have completed at least two Advanced Supplementary of 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 (the aggregate is equal to 90%) equivalent to UAE curriculum.
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.
2.7 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.
2.8 Canadian Curriculum(Ontario/Alberta etc)
An aggregate score of 90% 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.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) Admission procedure:
The following steps will be followed for admissions to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program for Sept 2022 session:
The original documents to be submitted for verification by the candidate for verification are mentioned in the admissions offer.
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