IMG guides


Applying to the Australian Medical Council

The Australian Medical Council (AMC) has introduced a range of process improvements and changes in requirements for primary source verification, Competent Authority Pathway assessments and AMC examinations for international medical graduates (IMGs).

Applying to the Australian Medical Council: A guide for non-specialist and specialist international medical graduates contains information to help IMGs prepare and submit an application to the AMC. It replaces the document called Quick Guide on Applying to the AMC and reflects the updated information on the website.

Download Applying to the Australian Medical Council (PDF 2.5MB).

MCQ Examination Specifications Booklet

These guidelines and specifications have been prepared to assist candidates for the Australian Medical Council (AMC) Examination.

The guidelines contain information about:

  • the format and content of the AMC Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) Examination
  • levels of clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes required to satisfy the requirements of the examination
  • the requirements and format of the MCQ examination
  • the areas and topics covered in the examination
  • preparing for the AMC Examination
  • sample question items for the MCQ examination
  • suggested reading lists for the examination.

Download the AMC MCQ Examination Specifications Booklet.

Clinical Examination Specifications Booklet

These guidelines and specifications have been prepared to assist candidates for the Australian Medical Council (AMC) Examination.

The guidelines contain information about:

  • the format and content of the AMC Clinical Examination
  • levels of clinical knowledge, skills and attitudes required to satisfy the requirements of the examination
  • the areas and topics covered in the clinical examination
  • the format of the clinical examination
  • preparing for the AMC examination
  • suggested reading lists for the examination.

Download the AMC Clinical Examination Specifications Booklet.

Application Procedures and Requirements for Specialist Assessment

Download the Application Procedures and Requirements for Specialist Assessment.