Medical Council of India [MCI]: Screening Test; MCI Approved Foreign Institutes!

Medical Council of India

As per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933, Medical Council of India [MCI] established in 1934. MCI’s has taken the primary responsibility of developing and maintaining high standards of medical education. Medical Council of India provides medical qualification approval, provides the accreditation to medical colleges, grants registration to medical practitioners, and monitors medical methods in India.

List of MCI Approved Foreign Medical Universities for MBBS or Equivalent Course

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List of MCI Approved Foreign Medical Universities

Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Argentina Universidad Del Salvador
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Armenia Mkhitar Gosh Armenian-Russian International University
2 Armenia ST. Tereza Medical University
3 Armenia The University of Traditional Medicine
4 Armenia Yerevan Haybusak University
5 Armenia Yerevan State Medical University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Australia Monash University, Australia
2 Australia Royal Australasian College of Physicians
1 Australia St. Marys school of Medicine, Cook Islands
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Austria University Of Vienna
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Azerbaijan Republic Azerbaijan N. Narimanov Medical University
2 Azerbaijan Republic Khazar University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Bahrain Medical University of Bahrain
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Bangladesh Bangladesh University of Professionals
2 Bangladesh Gono Bishwabiddalay, Bangladesh
3 Bangladesh Shah Jalal Uni. of Science & Technolony, Sylhet
4 Bangladesh University of Chittagong
5 Bangladesh University of Dhaka
6 Bangladesh University of Rajshahi
7 Bangladesh University of Science & Technology, Chittagong
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Belarus Belarussian State Medical University
2 Belarus Gomel State Medical University
3 Belarus Grodno State Medical University
4 Belarus Vitebsk State Medical University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Belize Central America Health Sciences University
2 Belize Columbus Central University School of Medicine
3 Belize Washington University of Health & Science
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo School of Science & Technology University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Bulgaria Higher Medical Institute – Pleven
2 Bulgaria Medical University – Pleven
3 Bulgaria Medical University, Plovdiv
4 Bulgaria Medical University, Sofia
5 Bulgaria Medical University, Varna
6 Bulgaria Thracian University
7 Bulgaria University of Medicine-Pleven
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Canada Jimma University
2 Canada Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
3 Canada St Matthews University School of Medicine
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Central America Grace University School of Medicine,Belize
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Combodia International University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Cuba University of Medical Science, Ciego De Avila, Cuba
2 Cuba University of Medical Sciences, Carlos J. Finlay,Camaguey
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Curacao John F. Kennedy School Of Medicine
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Czeachoslovakia Charles University, Prague
2 Czeachoslovakia Palacky University in Olomouc
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Dominican Republic Universidad Central Del Este-San Pedro Macoris
2 Dominican Republic Universidad Eugenio Maria de Hostos,Uniremhos – Dominican Republic
3 Dominican Republic Universidad Tecnologica DE Santiago Utesa
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Ethiopia Hayat Medical College, Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 France University of Catholique de Lille, France
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Georgia “AIETI” Medical School
2 Georgia Akaki Tsereteli State University
3 Georgia Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University
4 Georgia David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia
5 Georgia David Tvildiani Medical University
6 Georgia East Europeon University, Georgia
7 Georgia European University
8 Georgia Euroregioinal Teaching University LLC, Georgia
9 Georgia Georgian American University, georgia
10 Georgia Georgian National University, Georgia
11 Georgia High Medical School “Ayeti”
12 Georgia Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
13 Georgia Kutaisi Medical Institute “Kutaisi”
14 Georgia LLC Caucasus International University, Tbilisi, Georgia
15 Georgia New Vision University, Georgia
16 Georgia Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical Academy
17 Georgia Tbilisi Medical University “Hippocrates”
18 Georgia Tbilisi Open Teaching University, Georgia
19 Georgia Tbilisi Public University “Metekhi”
20 Georgia Tbilisi State Medical University
21 Georgia Teaching University Geomedi, Georgia
22 Georgia University of Georgia
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Germany Humboldt University
2 Germany Philipps University
3 Germany University Heidelburg
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Guyana Alexander American University, School of Medicine, Gerorgetown
2 Guyana Greenheart Medical University, Georgetown
3 Guyana Lincoln American University, Guyana
4 Guyana Texila American University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Hungary Semmelweis University
2 Hungary University of Debrecen, Medical and Health Science Center
3 Hungary University of Szeged,Faculty of Medicine,Szeged
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Indonesia University of Hang Tuah, Surabaya
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Iran Esfahan University Of Medical Sciences And Health Treatment Services,Iran
2 Iran Iran University of Medical Sciences & Health Services
3 Iran Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
4 Iran Isfahan University Of Medical Sciences and Health Services
5 Iran Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad
6 Iran Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
7 Iran Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
8 Iran Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Ireland National University of Ireland
2 Ireland Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Italy Universita Di Firenze
2 Italy University of Florence
3 Italy University of Pisa
4 Italy University of Studies,Udine
5 Italy University of Turin, Turin,TO
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Kazakhstan Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty
2 Kazakhstan Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Almaty
3 Kazakhstan JSC Astana Medical University, Astana, Kazakhstan
4 Kazakhstan JSC South Kazakhstan Medical Academy
5 Kazakhstan Karaganda State Medical University, Karagandy
6 Kazakhstan Kazakh Medical University of Continuing Education, Almaty
7 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan-Russian Medical University, Almaty
8 Kazakhstan Kokshetau State University named after Shokan Ualikhanov, Kokshetau
9 Kazakhstan M. Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University, Petropavl
10 Kazakhstan Semey State Medical University, Semey
11 Kazakhstan West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University, Aktobe
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Kenya University of Nairobi
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Kyrgyzstan Asian Medical Institute
3 Kyrgyzstan International University of Kyrgyzstan, International School of Medicine, Bishkek
4 Kyrgyzstan Jalal-Abad State University, Jalal-Abad
5 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University
6 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz State Medical Academy
7 Kyrgyzstan Osh State University, Medical Faculty
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Lithuania Kaunas University of Medicine
2 Lithuania Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 LosAngeles Veterans Affairs Research Center,LosAngeles
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Malaysia AIMST University, Malaysia
2 Malaysia Asia Metropolitan University
3 Malaysia Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences
4 Malaysia International Medical University, Malaysia
5 Malaysia Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University
6 Malaysia Lincoln University College, Malaysia
7 Malaysia Mahsa University, Malaysia
8 Malaysia Management & Science University, Shah Alam Campus
9 Malaysia Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia
10 Malaysia Quest International University, Perak
11 Malaysia SEGI University, Malaysia
12 Malaysia Universiti Sains Malaysia
13 Malaysia University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Mauritius University of Mauritius
2 Mauritius University of Technology
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Nepal B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan
2 Nepal U. Kathmandu
3 Nepal U. Manipal Academy
4 Nepal U. Tribhuvan
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Netherlands Antilles Avalon University School of Medicine, Caracao
2 Netherlands Antilles New York Medical University, Curacao
3 Netherlands Antilles St. Martinus University, Curacao
4 Netherlands Antilles Xavier University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 New Zealand University of Otago
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Nigeria Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
2 Nigeria University of Lagos
3 Nigeria University of Maiduguri
4 Nigeria Usmanu Danfodio University, Nigeria
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Oman Oman Medical College (SAOC) (In Academic Partenership with West Virginia Univ.)
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Pakistan Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
2 Pakistan King Edward Medical University, Lahore
3 Pakistan Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Sindh
4 Pakistan Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women Shaheed Benzirabad
5 Pakistan Punjab University,Lahore
6 Pakistan Shaheed Mohtarma Banazir Bhutto Medical University, Larkana, Sindh
7 Pakistan University of Balochistan
8 Pakistan University of Health Sciences,Lahore
9 Pakistan University of Karachi
10 Pakistan University Of Sindh
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Panama Latina University of Panama
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Philippines Ago Medical and Educational Center Bicol Christian College of Medicine
2 Philippines AMA School of Medicine
3 Philippines Angeles University Foundation
4 Philippines Ateneo de Zamboanga University
5 Philippines Baguio Central University
7 Philippines Cagayan State University Tuguegarao (Carig)
8 Philippines Cebu Doctors University College of Medicine
9 Philippines Cebu Institute of Medicine
10 Philippines Central Philippine University
11 Philippines Davao Medical School Foundation
12 Philippines De La Salie University Health Sciences Campus
13 Philippines Dona Remedos Trinidad Medical Foundation
14 Philippines Emilo Aguinaldo College, Manila
15 Philippines Far Eastern University Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
16 Philippines FEU Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
17 Philippines Iloilo Doctors College of Medicine
18 Philippines Lyceum Northwestern University
19 Philippines Manila Central University
20 Philippines Our Lady of Fatima University (Fatima Medical Science Foundation) Valenzuela
21 Philippines Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
22 Philippines Saint Louis University
23 Philippines San Beda College
24 Philippines Silliman University
25 Philippines Southwestern University Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine
26 Philippines Southwestern University, Urgello, Cebu City, Philippines
27 Philippines St. Lukes College of Medicine William H. Quasha Memorial
28 Philippines St. Paul University,Philippines
29 Philippines University of Northern Philippines
30 Philippines University of Perpetual Help (Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University)
31 Philippines University of Perpetual Help Rizal
32 Philippines University of Saint La Salle
33 Philippines University of Santo Tomas
34 Philippines University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
35 Philippines University of the Philippines Manila
36 Philippines UV Gullas College of Medicine
37 Philippines Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation
38 Philippines West Visayas State University
39 Philippines Xavier University
40 Philippines Zamboanga Medical School Foundation
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Poland Collegium Medicum Jagiellonian University, Krakow
2 Poland Karol Marcinkowski Medical University, Poznan
3 Poland Medical University of Gdansk, Republic of Poland
4 Poland Medical University of Lodz
5 Poland Medical University of Lublin
6 Poland Nicolaus copernicus University
7 Poland The Medical University of Silesia, Katowice
8 Poland The Silesian Piasts Medical University of Wroclaw
9 Poland University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
10 Poland Warsaw Medical Academy
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Republic of Latvia Riga Stradins University
2 Republic of Latvia University of Lative
3 Republic of Latvia University of Latvia
Sl. No. Countries Universities
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Romania “GR. T. POPA” University Of Medicine and Pharmacy, Lasi
2 Romania “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara
3 Romania “Ovidius” University of Constanta
4 Romania The University of Medicine and Pharmacy “IULIU HATIEGANU”,CLUJ-NAPOCA
5 Romania University of Medicine and Pharmacy
6 Romania University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila”
7 Romania University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Timisoara
8 Romania University of Oradea
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Russian Federation Ryazan State Medical University
2 Russian Federation Altai State Medical University
3 Russian Federation Astrakhan State Medical Academy of Federal Agency of Health Care and Social Development
4 Russian Federation Astrakhan State Medical University
5 Russian Federation Bashkir State Medical University
6 Russian Federation Bashkirian State Medical University
7 Russian Federation Crimean Federal University
8 Russian Federation Dagestan State Medical University
9 Russian Federation Far Eastern Federal University
10 Russian Federation I. M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
11 Russian Federation I. M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy
12 Russian Federation Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
13 Russian Federation Irkutsk State Medical University
14 Russian Federation Kabardino-Balkarian State University
15 Russian Federation Kazan Federal (Volga) University
16 Russian Federation Kazan State Medical University
17 Russian Federation Kemerovo State Medical Academy
18 Russian Federation Kuban State Medical University
19 Russian Federation Kursk State Medical University
20 Russian Federation Mari State University
21 Russian Federation Mordovia N.P.Ogerev State University
22 Russian Federation Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry
23 Russian Federation National Medical University
24 Russian Federation National Research Nuclear University “MIFI”
25 Russian Federation Nizhny Novgorod State Medical Academy
26 Russian Federation North Ossetian State Medical Academy
27 Russian Federation North-Caucasian State Humanitarian and Technological Academy, Cherkessk
28 Russian Federation North-Eastern Federal University named after MK Ammosov
29 Russian Federation Northern State Medical University
30 Russian Federation Novosibirsk National Research State University
31 Russian Federation Orel State University
32 Russian Federation Orenburg State Medical University
33 Russian Federation Penza State University
34 Russian Federation Peoples’s Friendship University of Russia
35 Russian Federation Perm State Medical University
36 Russian Federation Pskov State University
37 Russian Federation Rostov State Medical University
38 Russian Federation Russian National Research Medical University
39 Russian Federation Russian Peoples Friendship University
40 Russian Federation Russian State Medical University,Moscow
41 Russian Federation Ryazan State I P Pavlov Medical University
42 Russian Federation Saint Petersburg State Medical Academy
43 Russian Federation Saint Petersburg State Medical University
44 Russian Federation Saint-Petersburg Pavlov State Medical University
45 Russian Federation Saratov State Medical University
46 Russian Federation Saratovskiy State Medical University
47 Russian Federation Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy
48 Russian Federation Siberian State Medical University
49 Russian Federation Smolensk State Medical University
50 Russian Federation St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy
51 Russian Federation St. Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University
52 Russian Federation Stavropol State Medical University
53 Russian Federation Syktyvkar State University named after P Sorokin
54 Russian Federation Tambov State University
55 Russian Federation The Belgorod State University
56 Russian Federation The Chechen State University
57 Russian Federation The Chuvash State University named after I.N. Ulyanov
58 Russian Federation The First Moscow State Medical University
59 Russian Federation The First St. Petersburg State Medical University
60 Russian Federation Tombosky State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
61 Russian Federation Tula State University
62 Russian Federation Tver State Medical University
63 Russian Federation Ulyanovsk State University
64 Russian Federation Volgograd Medical Academy
65 Russian Federation Volgograd State Medical University
66 Russian Federation Voronezh State Medical University
67 Russian Federation Yaroslav-the-Wise Novgorod State University
68 Russian Federation Yaroslavl State Medical Academy
69 Russian Federation Yaroslavl State Medical Academy YSMA
70 Russian Federation Yaroslavl State Medical University
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Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Samoa Oceania University of Medicine
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Saudi Arabia Alfaisal University, Saudi Arabia
2 Saudi Arabia King Saud University, Riyadh
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Scotland Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Seychelles University of Seychelles
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Singapore National University of Singapore
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Slovak Republic Pavol Jozef Safarik University Kosice
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Sri Lanka University of Kelaniya
2 Sri Lanka University of Sri Jayewardenepura,Nugegoda
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Sudan Academy of Medical Sciences & Techonolony,Khartoum
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Tajikistan Avicenna Tajik State Medical University
2 Tajikistan Tajik Abuali Ibn Sino State Medical University
3 Tajikistan Tajik State Medical University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Tanzania International Medical & Technological University
2 Tanzania The Hubert Kairuki Memorial University, Dar es Salam
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Tashkent Second Tashkent State Medical Institute
2 Tashkent The Tashkent Medical Academy
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 U. A. E. Dubai Medical College For Girls, Dubai
2 U. A. E. Gulf Medical University,Ajman
3 U. A. E. Gulf University, Bahrain,UAE
4 U. A. E. RAK Medical & Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah
5 U. A. E. University of Sarjah
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 U.S.A. American Board of Cosmetic Surgery,USA
2 U.S.A. American Board of Emergency Medicine
3 U.S.A. American Board of Family Medicine
4 U.S.A. American Board of Hospic and Palliative Medicine
5 U.S.A. American Board of Internal Medicine
6 U.S.A. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
7 U.S.A. American board of Thoracic Surgery
8 U.S.A. American University Of Saint Vincent, Kingstown
9 U.S.A. American University of the Caribben, School of Medicine
10 U.S.A. Case Western Reserve University
11 U.S.A. Emory University, Atlanta
12 U.S.A. Harvard University, Boston
13 U.S.A. Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia of Thomas Jefferson University
14 U.S.A. Massachusetts Harvard Medical School
15 U.S.A. Mayo Medical School, Rochester
16 U.S.A. New York Medical College
17 U.S.A. New York University
18 U.S.A. NorthWestern University, East Chicago
19 U.S.A. State University of New York, Brooklyn
20 U.S.A. Temple University, School of Medicine, Philadelphia
21 U.S.A. The American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
22 U.S.A. The American Board of Ophthalmolgy
23 U.S.A. The American Board of Pediatrics
24 U.S.A. The American Board of Surgery
25 U.S.A. The Johns hopkins University
26 U.S.A. The University of Alabama, Birmingham
27 U.S.A. The University of Illinois at Chicago
28 U.S.A. The University of North Carolina
29 U.S.A. The University of the State of New York
30 U.S.A. Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
31 U.S.A. University of California
32 U.S.A. University of Colorado School of Medicine
33 U.S.A. University of Florida
34 U.S.A. University of Massachusetts Medical School
35 U.S.A. University of Medicine and Denistry of New Jersey
36 U.S.A. University of Minnesota
37 U.S.A. University of Southern California
38 U.S.A. University of Tennessee Health Science Centre
39 U.S.A. University of Texas South Western Medical Centre
40 U.S.A. Virginia Commonwealth University
41 U.S.A. Washington University
42 U.S.A. Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Uganda Makerere University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Ukraine Bukovinian State Medical University
2 Ukraine Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University
3 Ukraine Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy
4 Ukraine Donetsk National Medical University, Kropyvnytskyi
5 Ukraine I.Horbachevsky Ternopil State Medical University
6 Ukraine Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University
7 Ukraine Kharkiv National Medical University
8 Ukraine Kyiv Medical University of UAFM, Kyiv
9 Ukraine National Pirogov Memorial Medical University,Vinnytsya
10 Ukraine O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University
11 Ukraine Odessa National Medical University
12 Ukraine Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University, Ukrain
13 Ukraine Sumy State University, Sumy
14 Ukraine Taras Sheychenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
15 Ukraine Ternopil State Medical University
16 Ukraine Ukranian Medical Stomatological Academy Poltava, Ukraine
17 Ukraine Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine
18 Ukraine V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
19 Ukraine Zaporozhye State Medical University
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 United Kingdom Queen Mary University of London , UK
2 United Kingdom Saint Georges University of London
3 United Kingdom University of Glasgow
4 United Kingdom University of Leeds,
5 United Kingdom University of Liverpool
6 United Kingdom University of NewCastle Upon Tyne
7 United Kingdom University of Wales College of Medicaine, Cardiff, Wales
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 West Indies All American Institute of Medical Sciences (AAIMS), Jamaica
2 West Indies American International Medical University, Saint Lucia
3 West Indies American University of Antigua College of Medicine, Antigua & Barbuda
4 West Indies Bridgetown International University, Barbados
5 West Indies International American University College of Medicine, St.Lucia
6 West Indies International University of Health Sciences, Saint Kitts
7 West Indies Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies
8 West Indies Spartan Health Sciences University,St. Lucia,West Indies
9 West Indies St. Georges University, Grenada
10 West Indies St. James School of Medicine, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
11 West Indies The American University of Barbados
12 West Indies The University of West Indies
13 West Indies Trinity School of Medicine of saint Vincent and Grenadines (for 2017 batch only)
14 West Indies Victoria University of Barbados, Barbados
15 West Indies Windsor University of Medical Sciences
16 West Indies Windsor University School of Medicine
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Yemen Sana’a University Republic of Yemen
2 Yemen University of Aden
3 Yemen University of Applied and Social Sciences
Sl. No. Countries Universities
1 Zambia Lusaka Apex Medical University, Zambia
2 Zambia University of Zambeia

The public at huge advised that before seeking admission in MBBS or its equivalent course in colleges and universities outside India, confirmation of the fee structure and duration of the course should directly obtain from the University/College concerned.

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The primary roles of the Medical Council of India (MCI):

  • MCI has taken responsibility for the maintenance of uniform standards of medical education of undergraduate and postgraduate.
  • MCI grants recognition/de-recognition of medical qualifications of medical institutions of India or foreign countries.
  • MCI Maintenance the all doctor’s permanent registration/provisional registration with their recognised medical qualifications in India.

MCI – Screening Test Regulations, 2002

As per section 33 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. Medical Council of India (MCI) with the previous permission of the Central Government, hereby makes the following regulations:

These regulations have called the Screening Test Regulations, 2002. They shall come into force on a date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

As per this act, The Indian citizen has to possess the primary medical qualification awarded by all medical institution outside India. An Indian citizen, who are interested in getting provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India or State Medical Council after 15 Mar 2002, shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the recommending authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section 13 of the Act:
Provided that a person seeking permanent registration, who have already qualified the provisional certification, shall not have to qualify the screening test.

Eligibility Criteria:
No person will be allowed to appear without a screening test

If candidates are an Indian citizen and possess any primary medical qualification, either whose name and the institution must include in the World Directory of Medical Schools. Which has published by World Health Organisation or which must need to confirm by the Indian Embassy concerned to be the recognised qualification for registration as a medical practitioner in a country in which an institution awarding the said qualification is location;

The candidate had obtained ‘Eligibility Certificate’ from the MCI as per the ‘Eligibility Requirement for seeking admission in a UG medical course in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations, 2002’.

The scope of conducting the screening test will be only to determine the eligibility or otherwise of a candidates registration with Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council and qualifying. This act shall not provide any other right whatsoever on a candidate.

The MCI shall announce the Information regarding the scheme for conducting the screening test & the syllabus of the examination from time to time for the details of the candidates.

The test will conduct at the English language. Screen test will be conducted in three sections of papers. The duration of each paper is three hours. The question papers were prepared based on multiple choice questions (MCQs). The three papers will cover for the following subjects:

  • Pre-Clinical
  • Para-Clinical
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Its allied subjects including Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

A candidate must have to pass with a minimum of 50% marks in each paper. The minimum qualifying scores shall apply to all categories of candidates without limitation. Maximum three chances to appear the test. Actual appearance at the exam will constitute an attempt. If he/she not eligible in 3rd appearance in the test, the candidate shall not be qualified for enrollment by MCI or any other State Medical Council in India.

The prescribed authority shall inform the result of the screening test to the students as well as to the Secretary, MCI & the State Medical Councils. The unsuccessful candidates shall also be informed appropriately. The candidates who qualify the screening test can apply to the Secretary, MCI or any State Medical Council for temporary registration/permanent registration along with the necessary registration fee in favour of Secretary, MCI or the State Medical Council. MCI or State Medical Councils shall announce provisional enrollment to such successful candidates, who are yet to undergo 1-year internship in an approved institution & release the permanent registration to such qualified candidates who have already experienced a 1-year internship, as the case may be.

No new primary medical qualification granted by any medical institution outside of India shall be included in the plans to the Indian Medical Council Act after coming into force of Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act,2001, i.e. 3rd Sep 2001.

Indian citizens possess the primary medical qualification as defined in the enclosed Screening Test Regulations, 2002. They have granted by any medical colleges in any country outside India. Candidates who are desirous of getting provisional or permanent enrollment with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council after the 15th March 2002 shall have to qualify of a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority.

An Indian citizen can get admission in a foreign medical institution for obtaining a primary medical requirement as defined in enclosed Screening Test Regulations, 2002 {para 2(f)} on or after the 15th March 2002. Which shall be qualified to appear in the Screening Test only if he possesses the qualification as per the regulations framed by the Medical Council of India (for admission to MBBS programs in India) – Extracts of the Graduate Medical Education Regulations are enclosed for reference.

Candidates who is desirous of seeking admission for medical undergraduate course in any foreign medical institution on or after 15th March,2002 must propose the Medical Council of India, New Delhi for issue of Eligibility Certificate for that purpose as per the Eligibility Requirement for seeking Admission for Medical Undergraduate program in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations,2002. All such applicants will be allowed to attempt in the screening test only if they provide the eligibility certificate, after the finish of the medical program abroad and if they are qualified to sit for the screening test as prescribed in the Screening Test Regulations, 2002.

  • Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001 – (The Act published in Gazette of India Extra-ordinary issue dated the 3rd Sep 2001).
  • The Screening Test Regulations, 2002 – (The Act published in the Gazette of India Extra-ordinary issue dated the 18th Feb 2002).
  • The Eligibility Requirement is seeking admission for UG Medical programs in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations, 2002.
  • Extracts of Graduate Medical Education Regulations – Regarding Eligibility qualification for admission to the medical course in India.

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