Applicant Categories

Applicant categories are organized first by the applicant's citizenship or residency status (in-province, out-of-province, international, etc.) and then by level of academic attainment (CEGEP student, university sudent, international medical graduate).  

Certain categories have special conditions of admission. Use the menu on the left to determine your applicant category. You must establish your category before submitting an application.

The number of available positions for medical training is regulated by the provincial government according to designated categories, which are based on candidates' citizenship or residency status and are as follows: 

Applicants accepted under the Out-of-Province Canadian and International categories are subject to the admission rules and obligations of their assigned category for the duration of their medical studies, regardless of any change in citizenship or residency status subsequent to admission.

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