The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria :
a) He / She is a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India.
b) The candidate should possess any primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated.
c) The candidate should have studied for the medical course at the same institute located abroad for the entire duration of the course from where he/she has obtained the degree.
d) He / She had obtained 'Eligibility Certificate’ from the Medical Council of India (applicable only in respect to students who took admission abroad on or after 15.03.2002). This requirement shall not be necessary in respect of Indian citizens or overseas citizens of India who have obtained admission in foreign medical institute before 15th March 2002.
e) All students who have taken admission abroad prior to 15.03.2002 and are required to qualify the Screening Test for their registration, shall be allowed to appear in the Screening Test even if they do not meet the minimum admission norms of MCI for joining undergraduate medical course, subjected to the compliance of the Judgment(s) of the Hon’ble Supreme Court/Competent Courts in this regard including but not limited to judgment dated 8th March 2002 in Civil Appeal No. 2779 of 2000 & other judgments.
f) From 15.03.2002 and onwards all students are required to obtain an Eligibility Certificate from MCI before proceeding abroad for studies in Medicine.
g) Applicants/Candidates may also refer to Screening Test Regulations and Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council of India. The same may be referred to at www.mciindia.org or obtained from Secretary, Medical Council of India, Sector 8 Pocket 14, Dwarka, New Delhi. Telephone: 25367033, 25367035 Fax: 25367024.
h) Cut-off date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification shall be before the conduct of exam i.e. before 31st March, 2013. It is mandatory to provide proof/documentary evidence in support of the candidate having passed final examination for such a primary
medical qualification/posses the primary medical qualification on or before the cut-off date. In the event of the date of issue of result/proof of primary medical qualification being after the prescribed cut off date, the application forms shall be rejected and candidate declared as ineligible.
Candidate seeking provisional or permanent registration shall not have to qualify the Screening Test if he/she holds an Under Graduate medical qualification from Australia/Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and the holder thereof also been awarded a Post Graduate medical qualification in Australia/Canada/New Zealand/ United Kingdom/ United States of America and has been recognized for enrolment as medical practitioner in that country.
a) The exam shall be held on 31st March, 2013 at New Delhi
b) Timing of the exam are:
i) Forenoon/ Ist Session 10:30 AM to 01:00 PM
ii) Afternoon/ IInd Session 01:30 PM to 04:00 PM
c) Reporting Time for candidates is 09:00 AM
d) The Exact venue at New Delhi Shall be notified in the Admit Card.
e) Applicants are to make own arrangements for Travel /lodging etc.