Admission to medical school

 

Applicants with Full Academic Background from Israel or Abroad 

Only applicants that have a degree or are in their last year of their degree at a recognized academic institution in Israel or abroad from one of the following disciplines will be considered: Life Sciences, Nature Sciences, Exact Sciences, Pharmacology, Dentistry or Engineering.

  • Applicants in this category may apply only to the first year of studies at the Faculty of Medicine, Technion.
  • Preliminary consideration of applicants with a previous academic background will take into consideration the grades average of at least five semesters (must have an average of 85 and above) + the psychometric score (at least 700). The grade average for students in their last semester of their first degree will be calculated without taking into consideration the grades from the last semester of their degree.
  • Admission is conditional upon completion of all requirements for the first degree.
  • Committee decisions will be based on all the data included in the application package.
  • Admissions is subject to the number of available spaces (very limited) and is for the first year of studies only.
  • Only applicants with the highest statistics (Grade average and psychometric score) will be invited to take the M.O.R. exam.
  • After the M.O.R. exam, candidates will be ranked according to their score on the M.O.R. exam along with the rest of their application statistics stated above.
  • Students with disciplinary actions against them in their student file from their previous degree will not be accepted.
  • Accepted students will be required to submit certification of completion of first degree upon matriculation to the Faculty of Medicine. Candidates from abroad are required to provide an official document from their academic institution stating how the candidate is ranked in comparison to his/her peers that studied in the same track during the same years as the candidate.

Applicants with Partial Academic Background from Israel or Abroad (after the first 3-4 semesters)

Only applicants from the following disciplines will be considered: Life Sciences, Nature Sciences, Exact Sciences, Pharmacology, Dentistry or Engineering.

  • Applicants in this category may apply only to the first year of studies at the Faculty of Medicine, Technion.
  • Preliminary consideration of applicants with a partial academic background will take into consideration the grade average of the first 3-4 semesters (must be at least 85) + the psychometric score (at least 700) + "Sechem" grade (at least 91).
  • Committee decisions will be based on all the data included in the application package.
  • Admissions is subject to the number of available spaces (very limited) and is for the first year of studies only.
  • Only applicants with the highest statistics (Grade average, psychometric score and 'Sechem' grade) will be invited to take the M.O.R. exam.
  • After the M.O.R. exam, candidates will be ranked according to their score on the M.O.R. exam along with the rest of their application statistics stated above.
  • Students with disciplinary actions against them in their student file from their current degree will not be accepted.

Candidates from Other Medical Schools in Israel (6-Year Track)

  • Candidates from other Medical Schools in Israel in the 6-year track that finished at least one or more years of academic study can apply to the Technion for the 1st-5th years of study.
  • Candidates are exempt from submitting their psychometric exam score.
  • The selection will be based solely on the academic achievements and according to the personal reasons of the candidate.
  • The candidate must provide proof that they meet the admissions requirements for the academic year they are applying for at the Technion and that they meet the requirements for the same academic level at the institution that they studied Medicine at previously.
  • Candidates must submit a CV and a personal statement that details the reasons they are requesting to transfer.
  • Outstanding candidates can submit their candidacy to the MD/PhD program.
  • Admissions for candidates is based on the number of available spaces (very limited amount).
  • Students with disciplinary actions against them in their student file will not be accepted.
  • Exemptions for clinical courses are not provided.

Candidates from Medical Schools Abroad

  • Admissions are not available for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Submission of documents attesting to academic background in all the above-mentioned disciplines

Note: The deadline for admissions is at the end of MarchThe last opportunity to take the Psychometric exam for the 2019-2020 academic year is March/April. Additional exam scores will not be accepted after this deadline.

Admissions for candidates with previous academic background is based on the number of available spaces (very limited amount).

Applicants with a previous academic background must submit all the application documents required of all new applicants; an official transcript, signed by the issuing institution, specifying courses taken during previous studies and the grades obtained.

Applicants with grades from abroad should provide a notarized photocopy of their grades, together with a notarized translation in Hebrew. Grade transcripts, which do not include an up-to-date cumulative grade average, will not be considered.

Candidates accepted based on previous academic background will not be exempt from clinical experience courses ('Clinical Tuesdays- Becoming a Doctor') during the pre-clinical years (1-3) or from any third year courses (except for the following courses: Evolution, Clinical Nutrition, Epidemiology and Ethics and Law. According to the Regulations.) Note: Exemptions from courses will not allow a student to advance to the following year.

Candidates whose studies at the Technion were terminated due to poor academic performance, are entitled to apply to the Technion no earlier than two years after their studies were terminated. Upon registration, they will be required to present all documents pertaining to the termination of their studies.

Applicants with a previous academic background will not be considered on the basis of their "sachem" only.