Description: The Australian Medical Council (AMC) is an independent national standards and assessment body for medical education and training.
AMC certification is required for international medical graduates (IMGs) who wish to be licensed in Australia. To achieve AMC certification, an IMG must sit for a series of exams, including the AMC MCQ Exam and AMC Clinical exam. AMC MCQ Exam consists of 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs) organized through computer adaptive scoring. It is delivered in one 3.5 hour session. The pass mark is set to match the level of knowledge required by Australian medical schools for their final-year graduates. For AMC clinical exam, a candidate is required to pass 12 out of 16 cases including one compulsory case in each of gynecology and pediatrics.
Recognising Authorities: Australian Medical Council, Medical Board of Australia