Application for Intake

 

Eli​g​ibility

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.

How to Ap​​ply

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.

​Sub​mittin​g an Application ​

Required documents for upload include:

  1. Letter of application supporting intention to enter the programme 

  2. A current curriculum vitae

  3. A statement of purpose demonstrating intent to join the programme, of not more than 1000 words

  4. Certified copies of Medical School transcripts and degree certificates

  5. 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

  6. Letter of internship completion or clearance letter from medical superintendent of internship station

  7. Letter(s) of appointment for previous employment, where applicable

  8. The original bank slip or M-Pesa transaction code as proof of payment of a non-refundable application fee

  9. National identity card or passport biodata page

  10. A recent coloured passport photograph

​Recruitment and Selection process

​All applicants meeting the required criteria will be expected to present themselves to a selection process including written tests (multiple choice questions and critical analysis exercise), panel interviews, informal interaction as well as a clinical encounter between July 6 and 12, 2021.  

In view of the prevailing global pandemic, the tests and interviews will be conducted remotely via electronic platforms for all candidates. However, a limited number of sitting spaces will be provided at the campus for those who may not have stable internet or reliable electricity; however, applicants will still be required to bring their own devices.

Positions are filled on the basis of merit, and successful candidates are expected to join the Programme in January 2022.

Selection Calendar - 2022 Intake

 

 

Activity​

Nairobi

Campus

Dar es Salaam

Campus

1.Open day (Virtual via Webinar)May 7, 2021
May 7, 2021
2.Call for Applications and submission via AKU Online Application PortalMay 7 – June 16, 2021Ju​ly 5 – August 15, 2021
3.Shortlisting of applicants and invitation to interviewMay 20 – June 23, 2021July 10 – August 22, 2021
4.

Interviewing and selection

· MCQ entrance test

· Article Critique

· Group Interactions & Panel Interviews 


July 6, 2021

July 6, 2021

July 7 -12, 2021

 

Sept. 6, 2021

Sept. 6, 2021

Sept. 7 – 9, 2021

5.
Approval of candidates recommended for admission and offer of admission to successful candidatesJuly 19 - 30,​ 2021Sept. 27 - 30, 2021

​Mode of payment​ of application fees

Nairobi, Kenya Campus 

Application fees: Kenya Shillings (KES) 5,000/- or USD 50/-

Bank Deposit (Account Details)

​TitleThe Aga Khan Univeristy ​
Bank NameDiamond Trust Bank Limited​
BranchParklands Branch, Nairobi​
Account Numbers:      Kenya Shilling Account0503447001
                                          US Dollar Account0503447002

Mobile Payment (Safaricom M-PESA)

Business Number 

​657098

Account Number

​Enter your name as indicated in the online application profile 


​​
Swift Code DTKEKENA

Bank Code

​063

Branch Code

​005-Parklands

Bank Address

P. O. Box 39694 - 00623 Parklands, Nairobi


Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Campus 

Application fees: Tanzania Shillings (TSH) 100,000/- or USD 50/-

Title

Dar es Aga Khan University

​Bank Name

Diamond Trust Bank Tanzania Limited     

Branch

Mosque branch, DSM

​Account Numbers              Tanzania Shs. Account

0092897004
                                             US Dollar Account​​0092897007​
​Swift CodeDTKETZTZ


For further inquiry, please contact us by email​ or telephone on:

​​Nairobi Campus

​Dar es Salaam Campus

mc.ea@aku.edupgme.dar@aku.edu
​+254 20 366 2109/2106+255 22 211 5151 Ext: 4681/4682​

​The Director

Postgraduate Medical Education

Faculty of Health Sciences

Aga Khan University

3rd Parklands Avenue, 

East Tower Block, 7th Floor Rm 701

P.O. Box 30270-00100

NAIROBI- KENYA.​

The Director

Postgraduate Medical Education

Faculty of Health Sciences

Aga Khan University

Ufukoni road

P. O. Box 38129

DAR ES SALAAM - TANZANIA.

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