Certificate of graduation (Important for booking MRCS exam?)‏‏

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Eslam asked 2 weeks ago

Hello… I graduated from medical school  last February, and I am currently in my internship year. The university won’t issue a certificate of graduation until the end of the year. Can I book and take the MRCS part 1 exam in January without it? or at least can I send it after the closing date for booking ? thanks

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Admin Staff answered 2 weeks ago

The medical degree is acceptable only after you complete your internship. And without your medical degree you won’t be able to appear for MRCS Exam.
Regarding the requirement of a degree to meet the MRCS Exam Eligibility:

  • The medical degree you are about to get should be listed in GMC accepted medical degrees
  • An authenticated copy of your degree is required to appear for the exam. 
  • You should get a copy of your degree authenticated or signed by a professor or senior consultant of your hospital

References: https://www.intercollegiatemrcsexams.org.uk/-/media/files/imrcs/mrcs/mrcs-regulations/2022/mrcs-regulations-final-april-2022.pdf
 
Read more regarding MRCS Exam Eligibility here
https://worldsurgeryforum.net/2017/01/a-discussion-on-mrcs-exam-eligibility.html

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