Accepting application for Jan 2018 intake for MD Programmes with GMC Registration. To check your eligibility contact us!
Limited seats available now

PG MD MS ABROAD especially in United Kingdom is a dream of many medical practitioners. Post MBBS qualifications and clinical specialisations are available in many countries but consultants focuses mainly on non-English speaking countries like China, Russia, Ukraine and many more. It is usually claimed that studies will be in English and one is not required to learn any new language to pursue the program but the reality is course will be in English but student suffers at the time to clinical rotation or during treating patients, as no one can assure that patients are fluent in English.

Career Voyage Consulting focuses mainly on English speaking countries for MD & MS programmes abroad. We mainly covers all popular specialisation in MD & MS. We provide admission guidance for Post MBBS programmes in UK and USA/Caribbean. We have range of clinical specialisation. Currently we are offering MD Program in following specialisation Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Diabetes, Psychiatric Medicine and Respiratory. All the mentioned programmes are 3 year programs.

Currently we are accepting applications for Jan 2018 session. We have very limited seats left.

  • We only require IELTS score of overall 7.0 Bands for admission in MD Program.
  • Programmes in UK. PLAB 1 and GMC registration is not required.
  • MD in UK without PLAB and GMC.
  • MS in UK without PLAB and GMC.


For which candidates must possess recognized degree of MBBS (or its equivalent recognized degree).

  • Anesthesiology
  • Aviation Medicine
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Community Medicine vii. Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy
  • Family Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • General Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Health Administration
  • Hospital Administration
  • Immune Hematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Medical Genetics
  • Microbiology
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Medicine Rehabilitation
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radio-diagnosis
  • Radio-therapy
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis & Respiratory Medicine or Pulmonary Medicine


For which candidates must possess recognized degree of MBBS (or its equivalent recognized degree).

  • General Surgery
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology (E.N.T)


Course Name Course Type
DM - Infectious Diseases DM
DM - Organ Transplant Anesthesia & Critical Care DM
DM - Critical Care Medicine DM
MD - Thoracic Medicine MD
MD - Sports Medicine MD
MD - Family Medicine MD
MD - Radio Diagnosis/Radiology MD
MD - Aviation Medicine/Aerospace Medicine MD
MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine MD
Anaes. & Critical Care Med. MD
MD - Medical Genetics MD
MD - Rheumatology MD
Master of Family Medicine MD
MD - Palliative Medicine MD
Master of Public Health (Epidemiology) MD
MD - Blood Banking & Immune. Haem./Imm. Haem. & Blood Trans. MD
MD - Tropical Medicine MD
MD - Maternity & Child Health MD
MD - Pulmonary Medicine MD
MD - TB & Chest MD
MD - Skin & VD & Lepxsy MD
MD - MD - Skin & VD MD
MD -Transfusion Medicine MD
MD - Immune Hematology & Blood Transfusion MD
MD - Medicine MD
Doctor of Medicine MD
Master's of Physician MD
MD - Pharmacology and Therapeutics MD
MD - Pathology & Microbiology MD
MD (Emergency Medicine) MD
MD - R & D MD
MD - Anaesthesiology MD
MD - Anatomy MD
MD - Aviation Medicine MD
MD - Bio-Chemistry MD
MD - Bio-Physics MD
MD - Community Medicine MD
MD - Dermatology MD
MD - Forensic Medicine/Forensic Medicine & Toxicology MD
MD - General Medicine MD
MD - Community Health Administration MD
MD - Geriatrics MD
MD - Hospital Administration MD
MD - Health Administration MD
MD - Lab Medicine MD
MD - Microbiology MD
MD - Nuclear Medicine MD
MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology MD
MD - Ophthalmology MD
MD - Paediatrics MD
MD - Pathology MD
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy MD
MD - Pharmacology MD
MD - Physiology MD
MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation MD
MD - Psychiatry MD
MD - Radio Diagnosis MD
MD - Radiology MD
MD - Radiotherapy MD
MD - Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine MD
MD - Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases/Medicine MD
MD - Venereology MD
MS - Obstetrics and Gynaechology MS
MS - Orthopaedics MS
MS - Anatomy MS
MS - General Surgery MS
MS - Ophthalmology MS
MS - Anesthesia MS
MS. - MS. Medicine MS
MS - Neuro Surgery MS
MS - Traumatology and Surgery MS
MD/MS - Anatomy MS
MD/MS - Ophthalmology MS
MD/MS - Obstetrics’ & Gynecology MS


Course Name Course Type
Path.& Bact. Diploma
Diploma V & D Diploma
(Marine Medicine) Diploma
Aviation Medicine Diploma
OLO – Rhino-Laryngology Diploma
Medical Radio-Diagnosis Diploma
Pathology & Bacteriology Diploma
Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Diploma
Allergy & Clinical Immunology Diploma
Anesthesia Diploma
Bacteriology Diploma
Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy) Diploma
Basic Medical Sciences (Pharmacology) Diploma
Basic Medical Sciences (Physiology) Diploma
Cardiology Diploma
Child Health Diploma
Clinical Pathology Diploma
Community Medicine Diploma
Dermatology Diploma
Diabetology Diploma
ENT Diploma
Forensic Medicine Diploma
Health Education Diploma
Health Administration Diploma
Hospital Administration Diploma
Immuno-Haematology and Blood Transfusion Diploma
Industrial Health Diploma
Industrial Hygiene Diploma
Leprosy Diploma
Maternity & Child Welfare Diploma
Medical Radio Electrology Diploma
Medical Radiology and Electrology Diploma
Medical Virology Diploma
Microbiology Diploma
Neuro-pathology Diploma
Nutrition Diploma
Obstetrics & Gynaecology Diploma
Occupational Health Diploma
Ophthalmology Diploma
Orthopaedics Diploma
Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Diploma
Paediatrics Diploma
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Diploma
Psychiatry Diploma
Psychological Medicine Diploma
Public Health Diploma
Radiation Medicine Diploma
Radio Therapy Diploma
Radio-Diagnosis Diploma
Radiological Physics Diploma
Sports Medicine Diploma
Tropical Medicine Health Diploma
Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases Diploma
=Venereology Diploma
Plastic Surgery Diploma
Urology Diploma
Diplomate N.B.(Gen.Surg.) Diploma

NEET-PG Schedule


Registration start date                         31st-10-2017

Registration closing date                    27-11-2017

Exam date                                              07-01-2018

Result date                                            31st of January

Counselling- 1st round                        12 march- 24 march for All India Quota & 25 march to 5 April for state quota

Last date of joining                               3rd April for All India quota & 12 April for state quota

Counselling- 2nd round                       6 April for all India Quota & 15th to 26 April for state quota

Last date of Joining                              22 April for All India quota & 3rd of may for state quota

College’s name list                                27 may for All India quota & 13 may for state quota

Last date of Joining                               31 may for all India Quota & 18 May for state quota

NEET PG Exam Brief Summary

Exam detailed Summary for NEET PG 2018

Exam name                              National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Organization name                 National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Category type                         Postgraduate

Level                                        National Level

Courses/ Programs                MD/MS and PG Diploma

Total Seat                                23686 seats ( MD/MS and PG Diploma )

Course Duration                    MD/MS: 3 years

Exam Duration                       3 hours 30 mins

Examination Mode                Online/ Computer based

Question Type                       MCQ

Total Questions                    300

Negative Marking                -1

Examination Date                 07 January 2018

NEET PG 2018 schedule (Calendar)

Start date for Online Registration                       31 October 2017

Last date for Online Registration                        27 November 2017

Exam date                                                               07 January 2018

Admit card release date                                        Couple week before the exams

Result out date                                                       31st January 2018

Counselling Date                                                    12 march for All India quota & 25 march for state quota

Download NBE Official Notice

Download NEET PG 2018 NBE Official Information Bulletin

Eligibility criteria & Pattern

  • Incomplete application or applications not in accordance with instructions shall not be considered and are liable to be rejected.The examination fee shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Candidates must secure their MBBS degree from the recognised national or international medical institute that is included in the Schedules to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
  • It is mandatory for all candidates to do Internship. They must also have the permanent registration from MCI (Medical Counselling of India) or from the respective State Medical Council (SMC).
  • Candidates who are still pursuing their internship are eligible to apply for the same.
  • Age Limit: For NEET PG 2018, there is no lower age limit or upper age limit. This can be said from last year brochure as NBE is yet to release NEET PG 2018 brochure.
  • Nationality: The candidate must be an Indian Citizen
NEET PG-2018 Exam Pattern

Exam name                         NEET PG (Postgraduate)

Total Questions                  300

Question types                   MCQ

Exam mode                        Online

Time duration                     3 Hours

Exam Medium                    English

Negative marking               -1

Correct answer                  4 Marks

Unattempted question      0 Marks

NEET PG Cut off for All India NEET PG Rank

Categories name                        Qualifying Criteria

General                                               50%

SC                                                       40%



PWD                                                     45%

Last year Cut off 2017- declared by NBE

Category                                             Qualifying Criteria Cut off score out of 1500

General                                                    50 percentile 705.9194

SC/ST/OBC                                              40 percentile 655.1766

Persons with disability                           45 percentile 680.0611

Counselling Process and Schedule

NEET PG Counselling 2018: The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will organize counselling process for all NEET PG aspirants who have achieved qualifying marks in the exam. It is expecting that NEET PG 2018 examination should be held in the month December 2017. Thereafter, the exam conducting authority will announce result and merit list based on which counselling session will be organized.

Candidates should keep in mind that NEET PG was conducted last time in the year 2013 and thereafter it was replaced by AIPGMEE. However, according to the recent decision made by the Supreme Court NEET PG will be resumed from 2016 session.

NEET PG Counselling Procedure 2018

Here I’m sharing with you step-by-step procedure of NEET PG Counselling:

Step 1: Registration
Candidates may follow below-mentioned steps by following which they can register themselves for appearing in the NEET PG counselling process:

  • Candidates are first required to visit the official web portal of MCC.
  • Click the button “Candidate Login NEW”
  • Candidates need to provide their Testing ID, Application Number/ Confirmation Number, Roll Number, candidate’s name, date of birth and Mother’s Name.
  • After clicking the submit button candidates need to verify their identity by entering the password and security question.
  • Now hit the final “Submit Column” for registration.
  • After completion of the registration process, all your mentioned credentials will be available on the screen. You are only allowed to make changes in some of the particulars.

Step 2: Exercising Options
In the further step, candidates need to fill and lock their choices according to the preference. They are required to click the “Choice Available” and thereafter they need to choose their preferences. Candidates will find the selected preferences get shifted to the right side of the screen. Now click the “Save & Continue” button.

Step 3: Process of Mock Seat Allotment
In prior of the final seat allotment procedure, candidates will be allocated an indicative seat through which they can collect information regarding their probable seat. Suppose, no seat has been allocated it means you are not eligible to get a seat.

Step 4: Locking of Choices
Do not forget to lock your filled choices otherwise, you won’t be considered for seat allocation procedure. Seats once locked won’t be interchanged. Please, take the hard copy of your locked choices.

Step 5: Final Seat Allotment Process
After successful completion of all aforesaid processes, the candidate will be allocated a final seat in a college or an institute. He/She will receive allotment letter for the same.

Step 6: Report at your Allocated Institute
Finally, candidates need to report at the allocated centre along with allotment letter and other documents on the intimated date. Reporting at the allocated institute is must otherwise you won’t be considered for admission.

NEET PG Counselling Schedule 2018 (Tentative)
  • Date of Main counseling including choice filling, Registration & indicative seat allotment Mar-18
  • Deadline for registration (for both rounds) Mar-18
  • Date of exercising choices and lockingMar-18
  • Date of seat allotment (round 1) Mar-18
  • Date of declaration of round 1 result Mar-18
  • Candidates need to report at the allotted dental/medical round after completion of round 1 March 2018 to April 2018
    Second Round of the counseling
  • Date of exercising choices and locking (round 2) Apr-18
  • Date of round 2 seat allotment Apr-18
  • Date of declaration of round 2 result Apr-18
  • Candidates need to report at the allotted dental/medical round after completion of round 2 April 2018 to May 2018
  • Vacant seats will be transferred to the state quota May 2018
  • Date of beginning of MD/MS/MDS session May 2018


Is the course valid in India?

As a UK postgraduate medical qualification, awarded by the British Universities, is recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI) as a valid postgraduate qualification as per the official Medical Council of India website.

The Indian Ministery of Health & Family Welfare notified that:
“All postgraduate medical qualifications awarded in the United Kingdom and recognised for enrolment as medical practitioners in the concerned specialities in that country”

How can I take admission in UK without PLAB?

PLAB is not required for those who are taking a Post Graduate course by sponsorship arrangement approved by GMC

List of Approved sponsors

Is the course clinical or research based?

All our programmes are clinical programs and you will be getting in hand experience in the concerned speciality. Programs have their clinical exposures in the respective associated NHS Hospital.

Do I need to write any exam to practice in India?

No. MCI recognises PG degrees of Five countries only namely USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

No screening at PG level by MCI/FMGE

Do I need to write any exam to practice in India?

No. MCI recognises PG degrees of Five countries only namely USA, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

No screening at PG level by MCI/FMGE

Are we allowed to practice in UK after the course?

If one wants to practice in UK then one has to get into specialist register by taking membership of concerned college/society. Only degree from UK doesn’t make you eligible to practice in UK.

what will be approximate living cost?

Approx living cost in London is GBP 1215/month and Outside London is GBP 1015/month. The said figure is your maintenance and living cost in UK as per UKBA requirements.

Actual Expenses comes around 5-7 Lakh/year.

Which visa will be granted?

Tier 4 Genaral Student Visa.

Accommodation options available in UK?

Accommodations options are available in University accommodations as well as private accommodations.


Membership of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)

Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (MRCP(UK)) is a postgraduate medical diploma in the United Kingdom (UK). The examinations are run by the Federation of the Medical Royal Colleges – the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The three Royal Colleges of Physicians share this common three part assessment in general medicine which consists of two written parts and one clinical examination. Examinations are held throughout the UK and in overseas centres.

Holders of the MRCP(UK) can subscribe as “collegiate members” to any or all of the three UK Royal Colleges of Physicians. Thus the MRCP(UK) qualification has replaced the former MRCP(Lon), MRCP(E), and MRCP(G) qualifications.

Aim of Exam

The exam incorporates both examination of the candidate’s knowledge of basic medical sciences as well as testing the clinical skills required for the diagnosis and management of disease. Changes to the exam in recent years have put more emphasis on communication skills and professionalism. Obtaining the “MRCP(UK)” is a prerequisite to anyone wishing to go on to a specialist training post as a Physician in the United Kingdom. Various companies, including the Royal Colleges themselves, have developed preparatory courses that focus on the nature of the questions and the required background knowledge.

In partnership with the relevant specialist societies, the three UK Royal Colleges have set up the MRCP Specialist Examinations Unit responsible for the organization of new knowledge based assessments. The ultimate objective is to ensure that NHS consultants have demonstrated their acquisition of sufficient knowledge in their chosen specialty to practice safely and competently. This will bring the assessment of physicians in training in the UK into line with those training in North America, where most specialist trainees sit a specialist examination as a further test of excellence, usually after having acquired certification in Internal Medicine.

UK Medical Training

Foundation Years

The Foundation Programme is a two-year training programme for doctors who have just graduated from medical school.

It gives doctors in training experience in a range of different areas of medicine.

Doctors on the Foundation Programme are responsible for caring for patients under the supervision of more experienced doctors and other healthcare professionals.

After finishing the Foundation Programme, doctors choose an area of medicine to focus their training on. This may be a specialty or it may be general practice.

For the first year of the Foundation Programme (F1), doctors are provisionally registered with the GMC. During this year they must show that they have met the outcomes in Outcomes for provisionally registered doctors before they are eligible to apply for full registration.

In the second year of the Foundation Programme (F2) doctors are fully registered with the GMC. They still work under supervision but start to take on more responsibility for patient care.

Core Medical Training (CMT)

The programme is overseen by the Joint Royal Colleges Postgraduate Training Board, which represents the three medical Royal Colleges in the UK: the Royal College of Physicians of London, the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

Annual recruitment takes place centrally through a website-based application, followed by interviews held by regional Local Education and Training Boards.

Core medical training is one of the most popular medical specialties with over 2700 applicants applying for just over 1500 jobs each year. The ACCS (Acute Medicine) pathway also uses the core medical interview to recruit to ACCS.

CMT rotations characteristically comprise 4- or 6-month placements in various medical specialties. Part of the programme should include posts where the trainee is involved in the “acute medical take” (assessing patients referred for acute admission to hospital) and to become competent in acute scenarios and procedures.

CMT doctors are CT1 or CT2 (first or second year, respectively). At three points in the programme they undergo a progress assessment called Annual Review of Competence Progression (ARCP). CMT doctors are expected to complete the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) exam, without which it is not possible to enter specialist training.

Technically, since Modernising Medical Careers, CMT doctors are called specialty registrars, although the term is usually reserved for those who have completed MRCP and commenced subspecialty training.

Curriculum and assessment information for Core Medical Training.

Specialty Training

In the UK medical system, a specialist is someone who has the necessary experience and qualifications to be placed on the GMC’s Specialist Register. Only persons on the Specialist Register can be appointed consultants in the National Health Service (NHS). Training to become a General Practitioner will also involve a Specialty Registrar training scheme and completion will lead to eligibility for entry on the General Practice Register.

Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT)

It is a legal requirement that a doctor practising as a substantive, fixed term or honorary consultant in the NHS holds specialist registration and that a doctor practising as a GP in the UK holds GP registration. A CCT confirms that a doctor has completed an approved training programme in the UK and is eligible for entry onto the GP Register or the Specialist Register.

The GMC have approved and quality assured the training programmes that eligible CCT applicants have completed. This means an application for entry onto the Specialist or GP Register with a CCT is less complicated and quicker than other Specialist or GP Registration applications.

MRCP Exams


The MRCP exam has three parts: MRCP Part 1 (written paper); MRCP Part 2 (written paper); and MRCP Part 2 Clinical Examination (PACES).

The MRCP part 1 examination consists of multiple choice questions in the best of five format.

The MRCP part 2 examination consists of multiple choice questions in the best of five format.

The MRCP PACES examination consists of a carousel with 5 stations.

  • Station 1. Tests the candidate’s ability to examine the respiratory system and abdomen.
  • Station 2. Tests the candidate’s history taking ability.
  • Station 3. Tests the candidate’s ability to examine the cardiovascular system and perform a neurological examination.
  • Station 4. Tests the candidate’s communication skills and the ability to deal with issues of medical ethics.
  • Station 5. Comprises two 8-minute “integrated clinical assessments” requiring the candidate to take a focused history and examination, formulate a differential diagnosis and management plan, and communicate the plan to the patient.
Countries hosting PACES

The MRCP PACES examination is held not only in the United Kingdom, but also in many other parts of the world. Hosting sites include Brunei, Dubai, Al Ain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Malta, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Sudan. Examination fees at centres outside the UK are significantly higher than at UK centres.

In Singapore, the MRCP(UK) and MMed are often taken together. In Hong Kong, MRCP(UK) is taken with MHKCP intermediate examination.


At present, the examination cost is £1495 from start to finish if all parts are taken in the UK and £2390 if are taken overseas – assuming each examination is passed in a single attempt without attending any courses. Candidates may elect to participate in any of a number of training courses, online revision websites or use mobile applications as revision aids to improve their chances of passing.

International Medical Graduates


PLAB Route

The Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) test provides the main route for International Medical Graduates (IMGs) to demonstrate that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to practise medicine in the United Kingdom (UK). PLAB is a two part assessment that overseas doctors (or international medical graduates), from outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland, usually need to pass before they can legally practise medicine in the UK. It is conducted by the General Medical Council of the United Kingdom. The test is designed to assess the depth of knowledge and level of medical and communication skills possessed by the international medical graduates. The PLAB blueprint sets out what candidates are expected to demonstrate in the test and beyond.

The PLAB test has 2 parts:

  • Part 1 : Consists of a multiple choice format examination paper with 200 SBA’s (Two Hundred Single Best Answer questions) lasting 3 hours, This part is conducted in a number of countries including Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Nigeria and Sri Lanka.
  • Part 2 : Consists of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). This Part is available only in the city of Manchester, United Kingdom. It consists of 18 clinical stations. All the stations are eight minutes long, plus two minutes reading time. The standard of both parts of the PLAB exam is set at the level of competence of a doctor at the start of Foundation Year 2 (F2) in the Foundation Programme.
Medical Training Initiative (MTI)


The Royal College of Physicians’ MTI scheme offers sponsorship for GMC registration and Tier 5 visa support to enable international medical graduates (IMGs) to access short-term training opportunities in the UK. The scheme aims to facilitate access to core medical or advanced specialty training and service experience for overseas doctors to improve the management and treatment of patients around the world.

Qualifications and experience of the applicant

You must fulfil all of the following criteria:

  • You must hold a primary medical qualification recognised by the GMC.
  • You need to have a postgraduate qualification (MRCP(UK) part 1, MD or other higher degree in medicine or a medical subspecialty.)
  • You must have completed at least 3 years of full-time postgraduate training (including 1 year’s internship and at least 1 year in the specialty in which you intend to train while in the UK).
  • You must have been in clinical practice for 3 out of the last 5 years including the 12 months prior to GMC registration being granted. There should be no gaps in employment. Please note that the GMC does not consider clinical observerships as clinical practice. It is important that you remain in clinical practice during the application process.
  • You must possess the skills, competencies and understanding of medicine at least equivalent to a UK graduate at the end of their CMT.

The RCP cannot sponsor doctors who have failed the Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) test.

English language requirements

You need to have obtained a minimum overall score of 7.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination, with minimum scores of 7.0 in all categories. The scores should be obtained in one sitting. The test is valid for 2 years.

Our Clinical MD Program (Three Years)

Entry Requirements
International Applicants to the Doctor of Medicine in Internal Medicine should have:

  • An MBBS or equivalent degree from an internationally recognised medical school.
  • Two years post MBBS experience including one year of internship at a hospital and must supply their Certificate of Completion.
  • Should not be any unexplained gap in their post MBBS career.
  • Should not have appeared and failed to pass the PLAB examination.
  • An IELTS score of 7.5, with a minimum of 7.0 in each section.
  • Completed their undergraduate training and be fully registered with the Medical Council in their respective countries.

About the Institution

  • 175 year Old Government University
  • One of the oldest Higher Education Institution in UK
  • World ranking better than AIIMS, Delhi
  • Training association with NHS Hospital
  • Excellent Infrastructure and technologically well equipped
Training Pathway

Traditional route is the route, we all are very well aware of. It requires you to clear PLAB to join any PG program or speciality training in UK. In other words we can say that after clearing PLAB 1 and PLAB 2, you are entitled for GMC Registration. After GMC registration and required experience, you are required to take MRCP 1 to join Core Medical Training (CT 1 & CT 2). After two years of training one is required to clear MRCP 2 and MRCP Paces. It awards MRCP Diploma enabling you to take job in UK as a GP.

Clinical MD in internal Medicine is a new programme developed by the University in conjunction with NHS Foundation Trust, primarily aimed at the International Medical Graduates. In order to successfully complete this Clinical MD program, candidates are expected to have GMC registration supported by the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) Medical Training Initiative programme. Hands on clinical training will be provided by senior clinicians and medical educators.

As discussed earlier (MTI) we have discussed about the sponsorship by Royal College of Physicians (RCP) subject to fulfilment of conditions laid down by the sponsoring body enabling one to take Clinical MD or Speciality Training in UK without clearing PLAB 1 & PLAB 2.

The curriculum is linked to the e-Portfolio as it defines standards required for good medical practice laid out by the General Medical Council and a successful formal assessment at the end of each year placement. In order to obtain the degree candidates need to pass the Exit Exam along with successful completion of all the other modules and the MD dissertation. In conjunction with the Medical Training Initiative Programme by the Royal College of Physician, London, it was agreed that the NHS e-portfolios and the national Core Medical Training curriculum will be used to train and assess the trainees for the Clinical MD programme. Therefore, this curriculum was based in line with the RCP CMT curriculum under the direction of the Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians Training Board (JRCPTB).

In brief, student directly joins CT1 & CT2 training (No need to take PLAB 1, PLAB 2 & MRCP 1) and after successful completion of two year training student is encouraged to take MRCP 2 and MRCP Paces (Full MRCP {UK}). Student is eligible to work in the concerned speciality and can also take Specialist Training (ST3 onwards).

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