Examinations

International medical graduate specialists (IMGS) who have been interviewed by an IMGS interview panel in Australia or New Zealand and have submitted a satisfactory clinical practice assessment form of at least three months duration, may apply to present for either the IMGS or the final examination.

 

The IMGS exam is the equivalent of the ANZCA final exam minus the multiple-choice question paper. These exams are held concurrently, twice a year. Transfers between exam categories are permitted after the closing date for exam applications.  Please ensure you complete the appropriate application form and that it is received at the College with all required accompanying information by the closing date. Information on the examination can be found here

 

The final examination consists of four parts:

  • Multiple-choice questions (MCQ)
  • Short-answer questions (SAQ)
  • Medical vivas
  • Anaesthesia vivas


The IMGS examination consists of three parts:

  • Short-answer questions (SAQ)
  • Medical vivas
  • Anaesthesia vivas

 

In some circumstances, an international medical graduate specialist may be exempt the written sections of the IMGS examination. In this instance the exam will consist of two parts:

  • Medical vivas
  • Anaesthesia vivas

 

 

For further information please email finalexam@anzca.edu.au or imgs@anzca.edu.au.

 

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