Announcement on Medical Residency Entrance Examination 2017-2018

The Department of Health (DOH) is pleased to announce the start of the Residency Entrance Examination application processes for medical graduates applying to Arab Board accredited residency training programs across Abu Dhabi.

Entry Requirements:

Each candidate is responsible to ensure he/she meets the following eligibility criteria (There is no exemptions):

1. Successful Pass of Residency entrance examination (Note: Tanseeq applicants who have passed the 2017 residency examination do not need to sit the residency entrance examination again.)
2. Medical school degree + completion of medical internship by 31/8/ 2018
3. Medical School graduation AFTER January 1st, 2013 (Non UAE Nationals only)
4. Valid Emirates ID card

 Exanination Dates

All applicants must successfully pass the residency entrance examination prior to initiating the application.
The entrance examination will be held at the United Arab Emirates University, College of Medicine, and Health Sciences in Al Ain.

The examination dates are as follows:

1. Saturday, 16 December 2017
2. Saturday, 6 January 2018
3. Saturday, 27 January 2018
4. Saturday, 17 February 2018
5. Saturday, 10 March 2018


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**Note that Department of Health WILL NOT address any questions regarding examination procedures/processes 

** TANSEEQ online application will open in March 1st, 2018 and close in March 31st, 2018. The online link will only be available then, on the DOH webpage. 


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