The next Assessment Examination of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria is scheduled to hold from 2nd to 3rd October 2013 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi Araba, Lagos State.
A.) Eligibility Criteria
The examination shall be for candidates trained in ALL Countries other than Nigeria; and for Nigeria-trained doctors that either failed to complete their internship within twenty-four months of graduation or those whose institution lost their accreditation.
Candidates must hold medical/dental degrees of approved medical and dental training institutions.
Candidates must show evidence of eligibility to practice medicine/dentistry in the Country of training. A current license from the Country’s medical/dental regulatory authority shall be required.
B.) Ineligibility for the Examination
Persons who have sat and failed the examination on three occasions shall not sit for the exams unless they undergo twelve (12) months of full time attachment in an accredited Medical School in Nigeria as required by regulations.
Medical students yet to be fully released by their universities need not apply. Applications without all required certificates shall not be treated.
C.) Format: The Examination shall consist of:
A multiple Choice Question (MCQ) paper covering all aspects of Basic and Clinical Sciences in Medicine and Dentistry.
A short Answer Question Paper (for medical candidates only).
A long Essay Question Paper (for medical candidates only).
Clinical Examination comprising Long and Short Cases or Objectives Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).
Practical Clinical Examination in Conservative Dentistry and Oral Surgery (for Dental candidates only).
Practical Examination which may include such items as identification of specimens, interpretation, of slides, radiographs and side laboratory investigations,
Oral Examination (Viva voice).
English Language paper for non-English speaking graduates from medical schools whose language of instruction is not English.
D). Compulsory Remedial Course
The course is covered by the examination fee. All candidates MUST therefore, attend the remedial course being organized by the Lagos University Teaching Hospital Lagos, from June to September, 2013.
Candidates would be expected to produce evidence of haven undertaken the remedial course on the day of the examination. Each candidate must obtain a record book where his/her attendance and participation in all course activities are duly endorsed by each supervising consultant.
F.) Examination Fees
Nigerian Citizen - N50,000.00
Non-Nigerian Citizen Nl00,000.00
Other charges (Dental materials for dental candidates only) -N15,000.00
NOTE: Cash payment is prohibited.
Application forms can he obtained at the cost of N 1,200.00 (One thousand two hundred naira) only via Bank certified cheques made payable to Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria. Forms can be downloaded from our website at www.mdcnigeria.org or collected from any of the under-listed offices of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria:
Plot 1.1.02, Cadastral Zone B 11, off Oladipo Diya Road, Behind Prince & Princess Estate, Kaura 1)istrict, P.M.B. 458, Garki, Ahuja.
No. 25, Ahmed Onihudo Street, Victoria Island, P.M.B. 12611, Lagos.
No. 2, Ogufere Street, Off Okpara Avenue, P.M.B. 1431. Enugu, Enugu State.
No.6, North Road, (Red Cross Compound) Opposite Abakpa NEPA Substation, P.M.B. 2275, Kaduna, Kaduna State.
G.) Requirements for Submission of Forms
Bank certified cheque payable to the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria.
Photocopies of all relevant academic qualifications i.e GCE, medical/dental degree certificate,
Two (2) passport size photographs
Birth certificate or statutory declaration of age.
Current license/evidence of eligibility to practice medicine/dentistry in the Country of training issued by the medical/dental regulatory authority.
Closing date for submission of application form is 30th August, 2013.
All applications with supporting documents must reach the office of the Registrar at:
Plot 1102, Cadastral Zone 13 11,
off Oladipo Diya Road, Behind Prince & Princess Estate, Kaura District,
P.M.B. 458, Garki, Abuja
or any of our Zonal offices not later than the stated closing date,
Dr. Abduimumini A. Ibrahim, m.ni