The AMC examinations consist of two sections: a multiple choice question (MCQ) examination and a clinical examination:
The MCQ examination is a test of the principles and practice of medicine in the fields of general practice, internal medicine, paediatrics, psychiatry, surgery, and obstetrics and gynaecology. The examination is administered by computer and is in two parts (a morning session and an afternoon session held on the same day), each three and a half-hour long. Each part contains 150 questions. You need to pass AMC MCQ before you can apply for conditional registration in Australia.
You need to complete the AMC MCQ and AMC clinical exam in order to apply for general registration in Australia.
The clinical examination evaluates clinical competence in medical knowledge, clinical skills and professional attitudes for the safe and effective clinical practice of medicine in the Australian community. The clinical examination is in the form of a multi-station structured clinical assessment of clinical skills. Disciplines covered include medicine and surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology, paediatrics and psychiatry. Candidates are scheduled for a single morning or afternoon examination.