Applicants for the Residency Programme must hold a bachelor's degree in medicine (MBChB degree or an equivalent medical qualification) that is recognised by the Aga Khan University and the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council of Kenya. In addition, they must have completed one-year of internship after qualification, and be registered or registrable with the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Council or the Tanganyika Medical Council. A further one-year field experience may be desirable.
Applicants should complete the Online Application Form and upload all the required documents listed below (in PDF or JPEG format), and ensure that the completed application form, with all the attachments is submitted. A notification will be sent to your online application portal, alongside an email acknowledging successful submission.
A detailed application process is available here.
Required documents for upload include:
Letter of application supporting intention to enter the programme
A current curriculum vitae
A statement of purpose demonstrating intent to join the programme, of not more than 1000 words
Certified copies of Medical School transcripts and degree certificates
Medical board registration certificate and Annual Retention Certificate (applicable to those in practice for more than one year); or receipt as proof of payment for the certificate
Letter of internship completion or clearance letter from medical superintendent of internship station
Letter(s) of appointment for previous employment, where applicable
The original bank slip or M-Pesa transaction code as proof of payment of a non-refundable application fee
National identity card or passport biodata page
A recent coloured passport photograph
All applicants meeting the required criteria will be expected to present themselves to a selection process that is comprised of written tests (multiple choice questions and critical analysis exercise), panel interviews, and departmental visits.
Depending on need, the tests and interviews will be conducted by way of both in-person and electronic/virtual platforms for all candidates. However, sitting spaces will be provided at the campus for those who may not have stable internet or reliable electricity. Nevertheless, applicants will still be required to bring their own computer devices for purposes of taking tests.
Positions are filled on the basis of merit, and successful candidates are expected to join the Programme at the beginning of the Academic Year.
Interviewing and selection
· MCQ entrance test
· Departmental visits and Panel Interviews
April 4, 2023
April 11 - 21, 2023
Application fees: Kenya Shillings (KES) 5,000/- or USD 50/-
Bank Deposit (Account Details)
Mobile Payment (Safaricom M-PESA)
Enter your name as indicated in the online application profile
P. O. Box 39694 - 00623 Parklands, Nairobi
Application fees: Tanzania Shillings (TSH) 100,000/- or USD 50/-
Dar es Aga Khan University
Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited
Mosque branch, DSM
Account Numbers Tanzania Shs. Account
Mobile Payment (Vodacom M-PESA)
For further inquiry, please contact us via email or telephone on:
Postgraduate Medical Education
Faculty of Health Sciences
Aga Khan University
3rd Parklands Avenue,
P.O. Box 30270-00100
P. O. Box 38129
DAR ES SALAAM - TANZANIA.