Initial Application form

Have you decided on your broad field of interest? (Medicine/ Surgery/ Paediatrics)
Is it a medical specialty? ( General Medicine, Gastroenterology, Diabetes)
Are you Currently in the UK?
Have you sat the PLAB examination before?
Have you been working for at least 3 years in Medicine?
Have you been working in the last 12 months?
Are you anticipating any career breaks in the next two years?
Have you completed your local post graduate examination? (post Graduate Degree)
Have you cleared at least PART 1 of the UK Membership examination?
Have you done an English examination for the UK ? (IELTS or EOL)
Have you scored on average 7.5 in the IELTS?
It is best you make a choice about specialty and your field of interest before applying for this post. You will need to work in Medicine and attempt to get through your Membership during the two years you are here
You cannot apply for this post if you are currently in the UK. You have to return to your country of origin and apply
You cannot apply if you have failed the PLAB examination before. If you have made progress and you have a University post graduate degree you may be eligible. Please contact me.
You need to have worked for at least 3 of the last 5 years to be eligible. Of this you must have worked in the last 12 months
It is probably best to delay your application if you are anticipating a career break. This post is for 2 years only and it is vital that you make the best use of this post
You need to have either a local post graduate degree recognized by a university (eg MD/ DnB) or the PART 1 Membership examination (UK)
You will need to pass a recognised English test as detailed in the GMC. Please note that you require this both for the GMC and UK Border agency ( VISA)
Please enter your name
Please enter your email. ( If you want us to contact you)



Initial Application form



Instructions to Candidate

  • Please Print legibly with Black Ink
  • Please fill in all details as incomplete information will delay your application
  • This is an initial screening form. A full Manchester University Trust application has to be filled if you fulfil the eligibility criteria before submission for GMC registration


First Name                                                                          Surname


Date of Birth


Gender                                                                                                email Address


Telephone Number


Citizenship (Country)


Year of Graduation

Medical College

Please give the name address and details of two referees







Screening questions

  1. Are you currently in the UK                 Yes / No

You cannot apply for this post if you are currently in the UK


  1. Have you sat the PLAB examination before?                 Yes/ No

You cannot apply for this post if you have previously sat and failed the PLAB examination


  1. What is your level of experience?
    1. Have you at least 3 years of experience in medicine? Yes/ No
    2. Have you spent the last 12 months in medicine? Yes/No

You need to have completed at least 3 years in medicine and at least the the last 12 months needs to have been in medicine or an associated speciality

  1. Have you completed any post graduate examination?  Yes / No

You need to have completed a post graduate degree in your own country. If not go to question (5)


  1. Have you done the MRCP (UK) Part 1?                                                  Yes/ No

If your answer is no to question 4 and 5 then you cannot apply – If you have either then you are eligible..

  1. Have you completed IELTS UKBA Academic version Yes/ No
    1. If yes Have you got a score of at least 7.5? Yes/ No
    2. Have you scored less than 7.0 in any section? Yes/ no



Any comments/ questions









Please note that this is an initial application and if you are eligible a full trust application will need to be completed.


If you have any queries, please do contact me on

Ajith George 12/12/2017