Admission Criteria

College of Medicine
Admission Criteria to the MBBS Program
Academic year 2019-20

High School Students
UAE Secondary School Certificate
Advanced Track
Overall Average 90%
An average of 90% in three science subjects
AS & A Level
(British Curriculum)
Minimum of six IGCSE/GCSE subjects are required, of which three should be science subjects
IGCSE/GCSE science subjects must have a minimum grade of B or 5
Any four of the IGCSE/GCSE subjects must have a minimum grade of A or 7
Minimum of 3 B’s in AS or A-Level in at least three science subjects
American Diploma
Overall average of 90% or minimum cGPA 3.5 on a scale of 4.0 or equivalent (e.g.: cGPA 3.76 on a scale of 4.3)
An average of 90% in three science subjects
IB Diploma
28 points, exclusive of any bonus points
Must have three science subjects including Math with a minimum score of 5
CBSE/ICSE
(Indian Curriculum)
Overall average of 80%
* For ISCE applicants, grades of all completed courses will be included in the Average calculation
An average of 80% in three science subjects
French Baccalaureate Overall score of 12/20
At least three science subjects with minimum score of 12
 

Note:

  • For Curricula not mentioned above, the requirements for UAE Secondary School Certificate or equivalent will be applied.
  • Examples of Science subjects: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Calculus, Algebra, IT, Psychology, Combined Sciences, Geology.
  • Applicants with high school certificate obtained outside the UAE – other than the qualifications listed above, are required to submit an Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) course-by-course evaluation when applying to evaluate the transcripts and have a standard GPA (http://www.ece.org)
University Students & Graduates
University Students
  • Latest minimum cGPA 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, or equivalent
  • Applicant should meet high school certificate requirements
University Graduates
  • Latest minimum cGPA 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, British 2:1 degree, or equivalent

Note:

  • Applicants with university degree obtained outside the UAE, are required to submit an Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) course-by-course evaluation when applying to evaluate the transcripts and have a standard GPA (http://www.ece.org)
English Language Requirements
Deadline to submit the results of the English proficiency test (IELTS or TOEFL) is March 17th 2019
Academic IELTS
Minimum of band 6 with no skill less than 5.5
Original certificate is required
A single certificate to be submitted, combined scores are not accepted
Must have been taken within the last two years
TOEFL
iBT 80; CBT 213
PBT is not accepted
Original certificate is required
Must have been taken within the last two years
EmSAT - English Achievement of 1525 or above
Multiple Mini Interviews
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to Multiple Mini Interviews (MMIs) on campus in Dubai, UAE to evaluate their non-academic skills
Additional Information
Applicants from non-government UAE secondary schools will be required to submit an equivalency letter from the Ministry of Education if accepted.
Degrees awarded outside the UAE will require:
  • to submit an Educational Credential Evaluators (ECE) course-by-course evaluation when applying to evaluate the transcripts and have a standard GPA (http://www.ece.org)
  • attestation from the UAE Embassy in the country where the certificate was issued
  • attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of UAE
  • a Certificate of Equivalency from the Ministry of Education in the UAE
To be eligible for admission, candidates must have successfully completed 12 years of High School in the Science stream or its equivalent.
Selection will be based on a range of performance measures including students’ academic performance and an interview using the multiple mini-interview (MMI) format.

*View Admission Criteria 2018 -2019

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