How much does it cost to take the USMLE?

The examination fees for USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 Clinical Knowledge (CK) will be $940 for each exam registration. The examination fee for Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) will be $1,580 for each exam registration. The fee for an extension of eligibility period for USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 CK will be $80.

Is USMLE difficult?

The USMLE Step 1, in particular, is one of the most stressful and difficult exams you will take in your medical school career. Your performance on this exam will essentially set the tone for your success, or failure, in the residency match process.

What does the USMLE consist of?

It has two components. The first (called Clinical Knowledge, or CK), requires you to answer multiple–choice questions on clinical sciences like surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology. The second (called Clinical Skills, or CS) requires you to examine and diagnose actors posing as patients.

What is the age limit for USMLE?

No there is no age limit for USMLE exam. The candidates must be officially enrolled in, or a graduate of, a medical school outside the US and Canada listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools as meeting ECFMG eligibility requirements.

What is the salary after clearing USMLE?

3 Lakhs/ month while pursuing PG in USA. With PG in USA, you get license to work in USA. The average salary of a doctor in US is around Rs. 1.4 Crore.

In which countries is USMLE valid?

Foreign Countries Where the USMLE is Accepted

  • Australia. If you would like to register with the Medical Board of Australia as an IMG, you’ll need to take the Competent Authority pathway.
  • Ireland.
  • Israel.
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC)
  • New Zealand.
  • Qatar.
  • United Kingdom.

What happens if you fail the USMLE?

You can retake USMLE Step 1 up to six times if you’ve failed. You can take Step 1 a maximum of three times within a span of 12 months. Your fourth attempt and any beyond that must be at least 12 months after your first attempt. Also, they must be at least six months after your third attempt.