- If I am persuing MBBS from a private college in india which is recognised by world directory of medical schools,Am i eligible for MCAT?
If I am persuing MBBS from a private college in india which is recognised by world directory of medical schools,Am i eligible for MCAT?
Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is an entrance exam conducted for admission into medical school in the United States, Canada, Australia and Carribean Islands.
As an Indian you are applying as a international candidate in the exam, so for that there are some eligibility criterias, like :
- The candidates who are interested in making career in Allopathic, Osteopathic, Podiatric and Veterinary can apply
- The candidates who are appearing in MBBS degree or have completed their MBBS degree can apply.
- And if you are not interested in pursuing a career in medical and still want to apply then you have to ask for special permission from AAMC authorities explaining your reasons.
- Good Luck!
The eligibility criteria for MCAT exam is;
All international applicants need to register for MCAT only for the health professional institutes as already mentioned before like any other domestic students. The aspirants will have to provide a statement verifying their intention to apply to a health professions school. It is only after receiving the same, the candidates would be considered eligible for MCAT 2019
A candidate has to obtain special permission from the officials to register for the MCAT 2019 exam if he/she is not applying to a health professions school, or currently, enrolled as a medical student other than MBBS degree.
As per the MCAT eligibility criteria 2019, if an aspirant holds an MBBS degree or currently pursuing an MBBS programme he/she will be eligible to undergo the registration process of MCAT 2019 without seeking any special permission from the AAMC.
AAMC, the conducting authority of MCAT 2019, will not accept international academic transcripts. Students need to submit the required academic scores separately to the medical institute they are applying to.
International students have to complete at least a four years undergraduate degree for admission to medical colleges in the USA.
For special permission, candidates can send an e-mail request to AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges), stating the reasons to take the exam.
And since you are pursuing private MBBS from a college recognised by world directory of medical schools , then you are eligible for MCAT 2019.
Hope it helps!
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