Doctor of Medicine (MD-5 years)

Our Doctor of Medicine (MD) program is one of the most coveted and in-demand programs for students aspiring to make a career as a doctor.

Program Details

The five year MD program is designed for students outside of the US and Canada where higher secondary education (and the Higher Secondary Exam) immediately precede entry to professional degree programs. Students enrolled in the five year program will build on an existing academic background in science with entry-level medical degree coursework in anatomy, physiology, and other foundational sciences.

Admission Process

  • Apply online.
  • Submit all the required documents.
  • Pay the application fees.
  • Screening of eligibility by the Admissions team.
  • Interview by the admissions committee.
  • Decision

Admission Requirements

  • 3 Advanced Levels: in Chemistry, Biology, and either Math or Physics
  • CAPE Units 1 and 2: Biology, Chemistry, and either Physics or Math.
  • Full IB Diploma with strong grades. 2HL required.
  • 10 + 2 for India and Nepal
  • *Please note, there are entry qualifications for many countries and examination boards. Please work with your admissions office to determine what entry qualifications and examination boards are needed from your home country.

Transfer Applicants

TAU welcomes students from WHO/WDMS recognized institutions as transfer applicants to the MD program. TAU currently does not accept students to the clinical science and transfer applications are ONLY considered to the Basic Science Program.

Transfer credit is not automatic, and applicants must not assume that courses taken at other institutions will meet TAU requirements. Acceptance of transfer credit is subject to verification and approval by the Student Promotions & Graduation Committee and subject to the availability of classes. Each transfer student application is carefully reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Due to great variability in the academic backgrounds of transfer students, the requirements and deadlines set forth by the Committee may differ from student to student.

Admission Documents

  • Completed Online Application
  • Color Copy of Passport + 2 copies of Color Passport Photos
  • Official Transcripts from all institutions attended
  • Personal Statement (One page or 1500 words explaining why you want to become a Physician)
  • Resume or CV
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (At least one must come from an Academic source)


Semester 1
Subject Credit
Biology 8 Credits
Organic Chemistry 12 Credits
Physics 8 Credits
English 3 Credits
Introduction to Public Health 5 Credits
Communication skills for Medicine 4 Credits
Pre-calculus 5 Credits
Semester 2
Subject Credit
Introduction to Anatomy 9 Credits
Introduction to Physiology 8 Credits
Medical Terminology 7 Credits
Statistics & Data Analysis for Medicine 5 Credits
Introduction to Biochemistry 8 Credits
Spanish Medical Terminology 3 Credits
Psychology 5 Credits
Semester 3
Subject Credit
Gross Anatomy, Embryology and Imaging 10 Credits
Histology and Cell Biology 4 Credits
Biochemistry 8 Credits
Doctor-Patient Relationship – I 4 Credits
Research Methodology – I 2 Credits
Semester 4
Subject Credit
Physiology 10 Credits
Neuroscience 5 Credits
Genetics 3 Credits
Behavioral Science 2 Credits
Medical Ethics 2 Credits
Doctor-Patient Relationship – II 4 Credits
Research Methodology – II 2 Credits
Semester 5
Subject Credit
Pharmacology – I 6 Credits
Pathology – I 8 Credits
Microbiology and immunology 8 Credits
Doctor-Patient Relationship – III 4 Credits
Semester 6
Subject Credit
Pharmacology – II 6 Credits
Pathology – II 8 Credits
Basic Psychiatry 4 Credits
Doctor-Patient Relationship – IV 4 Credits
Transition Semester
Subject Credit
Integrated Basic Science Review Program NCR
Introduction to Clinical Medicine 4 Credits
Semester 7 – 10 (Clinical Clerkships)
Subject Credit
Internal Medicine 12 Credits
General Surgery 12 Credits
Pediatrics 6 Credits
Psychiatry 6 Credits
Obstetrics / Gynecology 6 Credits
Family Medicine 6 Credits
Elective Clerkships 28 Credits

Elective Rotations
Radiology, Dermatology, Anaesthesia, Dentistry, Family Medicine, Ophthalmology (EYE), Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Emergency Care. Allergy and Immunology Neurology, Cardiology Occupational Medicine, Critical Care Medicine Oncology, Dermatology Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine Orthopedicy, Endocrinology Psychiatry, Family Practice Pulmonology, Gastroenterology Radiology, General Medicine Rehabilitation Medicine, Hematology Rheumatology, Infectious Diseases Surgical subspecialties Nephrology, Urology

Academic Calendar

Activity March Semester September Semester
Semester Orientation March 14, 2022 September 19, 2022
Commencement of Classes March 15, 2022 September 20, 2022
White Coat Ceremony March 25, 2022 September 23, 2022
Last Day of Registration March 30, 2022 October 05, 2022
Exam – I April 20 – 25, 2022 October 19 – 24, 2022
Exam – II (Mid-semester) June 01 – 07, 2022 November 30 – December 06, 2022
Exam – III July 13 – 18, 2022 January 11 – 16, 2023
Exam – IV (NBME Exam) August 17 – 23, 2022 February 15 – 21, 2023
Last Day of the Semester August 16, 2022 February 14, 2023

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