Eligibility

Non-UK JCIE candidates
  • Medical Degree (MBBS or equivalent qualification) recognised by GMC UK/ MC Ireland
  • Core training (CT1 to CT2)
  • Specialist training (CT3 to CT8)

A minimum of 6 years of surgical experience and 4 years of speciality training

  • MRCS exam clearance
  • At least 1 year of surgical practice in the UK or Ireland 
  • During the time spent in the UK or Ireland, the applicant should have signed up to ISCP so that there is confirmation of competency progression referenced to this
  • Three structured references – Referees MUST all be on the UK or Irish Medical Register. One should be the Clinical Director/Lead. Referees MUST have direct experience with the applicant’s current clinical practice in the last 2 years.
  • CV in GMC-suggested format
  •  Operative Summary
  • ID proof
JSCFE international candidates
  • 6 years of experience
  • MRCS exam clearance
  • Successful completion of a locally recognised surgical training programme (MS or MCh)
  • Evidence of having achieved the required competencies
  • Three references – HOD, Head of Regional Training Committee and 2 from Senior clinicians who have worked with the candidate closely in the last 2 years
  • CV
  • Surgical logbook

Eligibility

Non-UK JCIE candidates
  • Medical Degree (MBBS or equivalent qualification) recognised by GMC UK/ MC Ireland
  • Core training (CT1 to CT2)
  • Specialist training (CT3 to CT8)

A minimum of 6 years of surgical experience and 4 years of speciality training

  • MRCS exam clearance
  • At least 1 year of surgical practice in the UK or Ireland 
  • During the time spent in the UK or Ireland, the applicant should have signed up to ISCP so that there is confirmation of competency progression referenced to this
  • Three structured references – Referees MUST all be on the UK or Irish Medical Register. One should be the Clinical Director/Lead. Referees MUST have direct experience with the applicant’s current clinical practice in the last 2 years.
  • CV in GMC-suggested format
  •  Operative Summary
  • ID proof
JSCFE international candidates
  • 6 years of experience
  • MRCS exam clearance
  • Successful completion of a locally recognised surgical training programme (MS or MCh)
  • Evidence of having achieved the required competencies
  • Three references – HOD, Head of Regional Training Committee and 2 from Senior clinicians who have worked with the candidate closely in the last 2 years
  • CV
  • Surgical logbook

MRCPsych

Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists exam assesses the psychiatric knowledge, clinical skills, and competency of doctors pursuing a career in psychiatry

FRCS ortho

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons in Orthopedics exam assesses the specialized orthopaedic surgical knowledge, skills, and competency of surgeons

FEBS

Fellowship of the European Board of Surgery exam recognizes the proficiency and expertise of surgeons in various surgical specialities within Europe

MRCP

Membership of the Royal College of Physicians exam assesses the medical knowledge, clinical skills, and competency of doctors in their early medical training

MRCS

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons exam assesses the surgical knowledge, skills, and competency of doctors in their early surgical training

PLAB

Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board exam assesses the knowledge and skills of international medical graduates seeking to practice medicine in the UK