Guidelines for Applicants with an MBBS Degree from India
American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) offers the opportunity for eligible students with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Degree from an institution recognized by India’s National Medical Commission to apply for transfer admission with advanced standing to the Medical Doctor (MD) Degree Program. Students accepted for transfer admission with advanced standing must complete at least two years of medical education at AUC.
The Admissions Committee takes into consideration as much information as possible that delineates an applicant’s total qualifications for admissions to the program, as well as the level of advanced standing. Placements will not be made later than semester 5, in the medical sciences portion of the curriculum.
AACM accredited1 medical program, recognized by the General Medical Council of the UK2
Eligibility for medical practice pathways in the US, UK and abroad.
Clinical training at leading hospitals in the US & UK
Diverse student body, with graduates from over 78 countries
THE AUC ADVANTAGE
Our expert faculty and staff cultivate a collaborative learning environment with small class sizes, and global training opportunities. The rigors of the curriculum are balanced by a culture of support and steadfast preparation for academic success. Our recent graduates’ residency attainment rate of 90 percent* speaks to the quality of our medical education program and its recognition by residency program directors.
*First-time eligible residency attainment rate for 2021 grads, as of April 2021.
1AUC School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM, www.accredmed.org)
2As of September 1, 2019, AUC School of Medicine is recognized by the General Medical Council (GMC).
1First-time residency attainment rate is the percent of students attaining a 2023-24 residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2022-23 who were active applicants in the 2023 NRMP match or who attained a residency position outside the NRMP match.
2First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step 1 exam on the first attempt divided by the number of students whose first attempt was in 2017-2021. In order to sit for the USMLE Step 1 exam students must successfully complete the Medical Sciences curriculum.
3First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step 2 CK exam on the first attempt divided by the number of students whose first attempt was in 2017-21. In order to sit for the exam students must earn an acceptable score on the NBME CCSE as listed in the catalog.
1 MD PROGRAM > 2 TRACKS
SINT MAARTEN & THE U.K.
AUC’s global footprint allows eligible students* to begin study for the Medical Doctor (MD) Degree on our campus in Sint Maarten, or at our program site in the United Kingdom via our partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston, U.K.
*The U.K. track option is only available to eligible Non-U.S. Citizens.
3 START DATES
JANUARY, MAY, SEPTEMBER
AUC enrolls three new classes each year, September, January and May, giving you the freedom to start medical school when it’s right for you.
AUC SCHOOL OF MEDICINE'S INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP*
MEDICAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
Students may qualify for AUC’s $80,000 USD International Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to qualified applicants who are citizens or permanent residents of a country outside the United States or Canada. Applicants must hold an offer of admission to AUC for the scholarship to be awarded. The AUC
Scholarship Committee reviews and awards scholarships every week.
* For those who apply and qualify. Students who hold dual U.S.-Canadian citizenship are not eligible for this scholarship. This is a one-time award distributed across semesters 1-10.
THE APPLICATION PROCEDURE
To be considered for transfer admission with an MBBS advanced standing, students must meet the following requirements.