AMC exam centres: Where to Write the Exam?

Sep 27, 2023 5 min read
AMC exam centres

Key Takeaways

  • The AMC Exams are conducted in specific areas only. Therefore, it is necessary to check the nearest exam centre for the exam.
  • The exam centre is not just in Australia but overseas as well.
  • Secure a spot by registering for your preferred centre and exam date.

The Australia Medical Council (AMC) plays a crucial role in assessing the competency of international medical graduates (IMGs) who wish to practise medicine in Australia.

One of the critical aspects of the assessment process is the AMC exams, which are conducted at authorised exam centres across the world. 

In this blog, we will explore everything you need to know about AMC exam centres, including their locations, registration process, and important considerations to ensure a smooth examination experience.

The AMC exam centres are the designated venues where international medical graduates (IMGs) undergo comprehensive assessments to demonstrate their competency and eligibility for medical practice in Australia. 

These centres provide a controlled and standardized environment for candidates to undergo rigorous examinations that evaluate their clinical knowledge, skills, and professionalism. 

With experienced examiners and a commitment to maintaining high standards, AMC exam centres play a crucial role in ensuring the quality and competence of healthcare professionals in Australia.

Table of Contents

  • AMC exam centres 
    • The Registration Process
    • Exam Scheduling and Availability
    • Locating AMC Exam Centers
      • AMC Exam Centers in Australia
      • AMC Exam Centers Outside Australia
    • Exam Day Preparation
    • Conclusion

The Registration Process

To appear for the AMC exams, IMGs must complete the registration process. The process involves applying through the AMC website

The application form requires personal and educational details, including your preferred exam centre. Ensure that you provide accurate information and follow the instructions provided by the AMC.

Watch this video to understand the eligibility criteria for the AMC exam. 

Exam Scheduling and Availability

AMC exams are conducted at specific times throughout the year. It’s essential to plan your exam schedule and register well to secure a spot at your preferred exam centre. 

The availability of seats can vary, so early registration increases your chances of getting a seat at your desired centre on your preferred exam date.

The exam book and scheduling are done through Pearson Vue.

Locating AMC Exam Centers

Before registering for the AMC exams, it’s essential to identify the authorised exam centres available in Australia or overseas, wherever you have planned to appear for the exam.

The AMC website provides a comprehensive list of these centres, along with their addresses and contact information. It’s advisable to choose an exam centre that is conveniently located and easily accessible for you.

AMC Exam Centers in Australia

City  State
AdelaideSouth Australia
BrisbaneQueensland
CanberraAustralian Capital Territory
HobartTasmania
MelbourneVictoria
PerthWestern Australia
SydneyNew South Wales

AMC Exam Centers Outside Australia

City StateCountry
AthensGreece
AucklandNorth IslandNew Zealand
BangloreKarnatakaIndia
BangkokCentral ProvinceThailand
BeijingBeijing China
ChennaiTamil NaduIndia
Chiyoda-KuTokyoJapan
Osaka-shiOsakaJapan
Frankfurt HesseGermany
GuangzhouGuangdongChina
Hong Kong Hong Kong China
HyderabadAndhra PradeshIndia
Istanbul IstanbulTurkey
LondonUnited Kingdom
MadridMadridSpain
Manila MetroManilaPhilippines
Mumbai MaharashtraIndia
New DelhiNational Capital Territory of DelhiIndia
ParisFrance
SeoulHanjuKorea
ShanghaiShanghaiChina
SingaporeSingapore
TaipeiTaiwanChina
Tel AvivGush DanIsrael
São Paulo São PauloBrazil
TamuningGuam
Mexico CityDistrito FederalMexico
SaipanNorthern Mariana Islands
GuyanaPuerto Rico
St. ThomasVirgin IslandsVirgin Islands, US

Exam Day Preparation

On the day of the AMC exam, arrive at the centre well before the designated reporting time. 

Familiarise yourself with the AMC MCQ Examination Specifications booklet. This provides more information on the computer adaptive testing (CAT) blueprint and format.

Try attempting the AMC MCQ Online Trial Examination before you appear for the AMC exam.

Also Read:

A blog on the AMC exam pattern and syllabus

Conclusion               

Navigating the AMC exam centres is an essential part of the assessment process for international medical graduates. 

By understanding the registration process, locating the exam centres, familiarizing yourself with the facilities and regulations, and seeking support, you can enhance your chances of success in the AMC exams. 

For higher chances of success, join a coaching class. Academically is an online education platform that coaches aspiring healthcare professionals who want to migrate to Australia. There's a specific course by Academically for doctors aspiring to work in Australia; it is the AMC Exam Preparation Course.

If you want to know more about this contact us.

Stay organised, prepare diligently, and approach the exams with confidence. Good luck on your journey to becoming a licensed medical professional in Australia!

FAQ

Q. How many exams are there in AMC?

Ans. The AMC (Australian Medical Council) Exam consists of a computer adaptive test (CAT), a multiple-choice question (MCQ) exam, and the AMC Clinical exam.

Q. How many attempts are there in the AMC exam?

Ans. Candidates attempting the AMC exams do not have a set limit on the number of attempts. They can take the exams multiple times until they achieve a passing score.

Q. What is the validity of the AMC exam?

Ans. Once you pass the AMC MCQ Exam, the results will be valid indefinitely. And the same goes for the AMC Clinical Exam. 

Q. How do I take my AMC exam?

Ans. To schedule your AMC MCQ examination event, you must seek authorization from the AMC. This can be done by applying online or by requesting a paper form. Once your application is processed and approved, you will be able to schedule your AMC MCQ examination at a suitable date and location.

Q. How can I do PG in Australia after MBBS in India?

Ans. To pursue PG medical education in Australia after MBBS in India: Check AMC requirements for international medical graduates, assess qualifications through AMC, meet English language proficiency, apply to PG programs, obtain a student visa, and consider financial aspects. Thoroughly research, follow deadlines, and consult relevant authorities for a successful application process.

Dr. Madhushree Agarwal
Dr. Madhushree Agarwal
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