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USMLE Exam Preparation Course Become a Registered Doctor in the USA

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Clear the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) on your first attempt with our online course designed for professional doctors trying to migrate to the USA.

25 Mar 2024 Batch Starts On
4 months Course Duration

16 weeks of intensive sessions

100 hours of live online training

1000+ recall questions of the written assessment to practise

Access to one-on-one interview preparations

Why become a registered doctor in the USA?


Average Annual salary of registered Doctor in the USA


Current openings for the role of registered doctors


Projected growth in Overall employment of Doctors from 2022 to 2032

About The Course


The USMLE Exam Preparation Course is designed to help globally trained doctors prepare for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).


Experienced course instructors have curated a well-structured curriculum and a systematic approach to ensure a thorough understanding of the exam content.


The sole aim of the course is to provide all the necessary study materials, mock exams, and support for the students to ace this exam with flying colours.


The course offers Extended Access to our private chat group with qualified doctors, whom you can contact about any doubts you may have.


We provide personalized study plans that adapt to each user's pace, target exam date, and individual requirements. These tailored plans ensure an optimized learning experience tailored to the specific needs of each user.


We leverage AI to provide predictive scoring and personalized learning insights. This technology helps enhance the educational experience by adapting to individual learning styles and progress.

Who Is The Course For?

Foreign-trained doctors who want to practise, migrate, and settle in the USA.

Doctors taking the USMLE exam for the first time.

Those who want to take on the examination with full preparation.

What's More That
Comes With Our Course?

1-On-1 Q&A Sessions

We provide online one-on-one counselling and Q&A sessions to ensure online learning is beneficial for the aspirants. Our mentors help aspirants clear their doubts and queries and get all the answers they need.

Live+Recorded Sessions

Missed a live lecture? Don’t worry. You can always find a recorded lecture on our platform and revisit it as many times as you want during the course duration.

Extended Course Access

Getting the course once will help you prepare for not one but multiple attempts. You get access to all the resources for more than a year, to ensure proper revision.

Community Building

We help you get in touch with a community of experts, which includes mentors, registered practitioners, previous alumni and those who have successfully cleared the exams. This adds value to your preparation and get all the guidance and motivation you need.

Explore The Full Curriculum

  • Biochemistry

  • Microbiology

  • General Pathology

  • General Pharmacology

  • Cardiovascular System

  • Endocrinology

  • Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Hematology and Oncology

  • Neurology

  • Psychiatry

  • Renal

  • Reproduction

  • Respiratory

  • Dermatology

  • Rheumatology

Meet The Instructors

Dr. Bhavya Reddy

Dr. Bhavya Reddy

MBBS, NEET PG, (USMLE: 1,2 Qualified)

6 years of Experience

  • Dr. Bhavya Reddy is an Indian doctor currently working as a medical editor with Proceum. 
  • She completed her MBBS in Andhra Pradesh, India. 
  • She also possesses experience as a researcher as she contributed to several research studies and publications as a volunteer and a participant. 
  • After passing her MBBS with the first distinction, she passed several exams such as NEET PG, USMLE (Steps 1 & 2), TOEFL, etc.

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Dr. Zehratul Quresh

Dr. Zehratul Quresh

MBBS, MD , (MOH & USMLE: 1,2,3 Qualified)

7 years of Experience

  • Dr. Zehratul Quresh is a seasoned medicine professional. 
  • She has completed her MBBS and MD in Pathology from Hyderabad, India. 
  • She is currently the Head of Biochemical Genetics at the Sandor Speciality Diagnostics Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Dr. Zehratul has over 7 years of teaching experience in the medical field. 
  • She is an MOH laboratory specialist and cleared the USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3. Right now, she is associated with Academically as the USMLE and AMC faculty, teaching medicine professionals the intricacies of the USMLE exam so that they can establish their medical careers in the US.

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Dr. Pradeep Vitta

Dr. Pradeep Vitta

MBBS, M.Ch Neurosurgery, (USMLE Step 1, 2 and 3 qualified)

10 years of Experience

  • Dr. Pradeep Vitta is a Neurosurgeon possessing over 10 years of experience in the field. 
  • He has completed his MBBS and later his M.Ch in Neurosurgery from reputed Indian institutes. 
  • After practising in India for a few years, he was successful in completing USMLE Steps 1, 2 and 3. 
  • Currently, he is practising Neurosurgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in the United States of America.

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Dr. Mohd Khaleelullah Khan

Dr. Mohd Khaleelullah Khan

MBBS, MD Internal Medicine

10 years of Experience

  • Dr. Mohd Khallelullah Khan is an educator who has been helping medical students crack several medical exams for many years. 
  • He completed my MBBS and MD in Internal Medicine from the Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, India. 
  • He has over ten years of experience in offering medical education training for higher specialities, and he has taught hundreds of students from different backgrounds and parts of the country. 
  • Dr. Mohd has also written several PG entrance books and has contributed to several study materials.

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Our Testimonials

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Success Stories

If I hadn't gotten the right guidance and coaching as I got from Academically, it could have been still very difficult for me. I relied more on recorded lectures, the lectures were very informative to the point, concise and precise. Whenever I asked doubts it was cleared immediately. I have been very lucky to get coaching from Academically.

Deepak Kumar

Canada, KAPS Qualified July 2023

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Rajshekhar Reddy

KAPS Passed July 2023

My heartfelt thanks to Academically for making me pass the KAPS Exam. The lecturers are perfect and you will get guidance according to Australian terms. In my KAPS Exam, 90% questions were from the Academically’s mock test. I would definitely recommend Academically for those who want to migrate to Australia as a pharmacist.

Rajendra Airee

Intern Pharmacist at Chemist Warehouse, Melbourne, Australia

Whatever MCQs that Academically provided, covered more than 90% of the exam questions, that helped me a lot and basically made clearing the exam a lot easier.


DHA Pharmacist at VIVA Pharmacy, UAE

If you write the exam, you can pass the exam. With the right guidance and support of Academically, I got the opportunity to work as a pharmacist intern in Australia. I got the visa in just 1 month and I have also got a great contract for 3 years.


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AMC-Qualified Academically Alumni

Since childhood, I had a dream of settling overseas, and when I came to know about the AMC exam for doctors, I found that Academically’s name was all over the internet. I got the best counselling and support from Academically’s experts, and within a few months, I was able to clear the AMC exam to realise my dream of overseas migration.

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AMC-Qualified Academically Alumni

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APC Qualified Physiotherapist

About The USMLE Examination

What is the USMLE Exam?

Becoming a doctor in the USA is one of the greatest achievements and privilege. Post-COVID, there’s a high demand for doctors in the USA. To become a licensed doctor in the USA, the international medical graduate should take on the USMLE.

USMLE stands for the United States Medical Licensing Examination. It is a series of standardised tests that medical students and graduates must pass to obtain a medical license to practice medicine in the United States.

USMLE Exam Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the USMLE, the following criteria must be met:

  • Candidates must be enrolled in or a graduate of a non-U.S. and non-Canadian medical school listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools, meeting ECFMG criteria.
  • Candidates must meet any other criteria set by the ECFMG as mandated.
Procedure for USMLE

The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a series of exams that medical students and graduates must pass to become licensed physicians in the United States. The process of applying for and scheduling USMLE Steps 1 & 2 involves several steps. Here is a general procedure:


Go to the ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) website and navigate to the "Applying for Examination" section. Click on "Interactive Web Applications (IWA)" to create an ECFMG account and obtain your USMLE/ECFMG ID.

Submit an online application for USMLE Step 1 via IWA

Log in to your IWA account. Complete the application for USMLE Step 1. You have to provide personal information, medical school information, and payment for the examination fees. Submit the required documentation, such as medical school transcripts, to ECFMG.

Schedule a test date via Prometric

Once your application is processed and approved, you will receive a scheduling permit from ECFMG. This permit will allow you to schedule a test date with Prometric. You will need to pay the testing fee to Prometric when scheduling your exam.

Exam Format

Step 1

USMLE Step 1 assesses understanding and application of medical science concepts. It's an 8-hour, one-day exam with seven 60-minute blocks of questions, each with a maximum of 40 questions, totalling no more than 280 questions.

There is a minimum of 45 minutes of break time and a 15-minute optional tutorial. Break time can be extended by completing blocks or skipping the tutorial.

Step 2 

USMLE Step 2 CK evaluates the application of medical knowledge and clinical skills for patient care, including health promotion and disease prevention. 

It's a 9-hour, one-day exam with eight 60-minute blocks of questions (up to 40 questions per block), totalling a maximum of 318 questions. 

There's a minimum 45-minute break time and a 15-minute optional tutorial.

Testing Centres

PROMETRIC administers assessments for USMLE. The test centres for USMLE in India are Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahemadabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Allahabad, Mumbai and New Delhi

Frequently Asked Questions

Medical students and graduates of recognized medical schools worldwide are eligible for USMLE.

For USMLE, it will cost approximately 1 lakh rupees.

No, the USMLE is not only for MBBS students. It is open to a variety of medical graduates, including those with MD, and equivalent degrees from recognised institutions around the world.

Indian doctors cannot work as licensed physicians in the USA without completing the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). The USMLE is a mandatory requirement for international medical graduates, including Indian doctors, to practise medicine in the United States.

The USMLE is primarily valid in the United States, where it is required for medical licensure. However, some other countries and regions may consider or recognise USMLE scores when assessing the qualifications of international medical graduates, including Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and certain Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.

There is no specific age limit for the USMLE exams. Candidates of all ages are eligible to take the USMLE as long as they meet the educational and eligibility requirements.

No, there is no negative marking in USMLE Step 1. You do not lose points for incorrect answers, so it is generally advisable to answer all questions even if you are unsure, as you won't be penalized for guessing.

The USMLE is widely regarded as a challenging set of exams that require comprehensive medical knowledge and clinical application. Success depends on thorough preparation, making it a demanding but manageable task with dedicated study.

No, the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is not required for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).

While it's possible to study USMLE Steps 1 and 2 simultaneously, it is generally advisable to study them sequentially due to the differences in content and focus. Completing Step 1 first to build a strong foundational knowledge is a common approach before moving on to Step 2 CK.

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