Licensing Exams Preparation

Ministry of Health UAE

Licensing Exams Preparation

The UAE is a federation of seven emirates – Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah,

Ras al-Khaimah, and Umm al-Qaiwain. Political power is concentrated in Abu Dhabi, which controls the vast majority of the UAE’s economic and resource wealth. The two largest emirates — Abu Dhabi and Dubai — provide over 80% of the UAE’s income.

All the health professionals who seek to work in UAE must appear for MOH examination and get qualified for work in UAE.

Evaluation of the below categories is done in MOH Examination and separate exams conducted for the following professions.

Physicians and Dentists

Pharmacists and Assistants

Nurses and Midwives


Physicians, Practitioners and Technicians of the Complementary and Alternative

Undertaken by all doctors wishing to practice in United Arab Emirates, It is in fact various exams for various specialties.

Separate exams for Medical Practitioners/GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists, Anesthetist and so on

Infect, no particular syllabus advised, you have to prepare as per specialty. The examination is conducted twice a year in English language. It consists of three parts: written exam, practical and viva. The written exam comes in the form of multiple choice. A candidate must pass the written to qualify for practical and viva exams. Similarly, a specialist candidate must pass a viva exam to qualify for the practical exam.

Examples for the written exam:

  1. The maxillary and mandibular retainers are constructed according to the design specified for the patient in the following:
    1.  treatment stage of orthodontics
    2.  post-treatment stage of orthodontics
    3.  pretreatment stage
    4.  retention stage
    5.  none of the above
  2. In managing the resorption in tooth #9, the dentist should find which of the following intra-canal medicaments to be the MOST effective?
    1.  Camphorated parachlorophenol
    2. Methylcresyl acetate
    3.  Calcium hydroxide

Following career opportunities with specializations are available for exams;

1.       Physicians

2.       Dentists

3.       Nurses And Midwives

4.       Allied Health Technician

5.       Anesthesia

6.       Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

7.       Audiology

8.       Beauty Therapy

9.       Cardiac Perfusion

10.   Cardiovascular Technology

11.   Cast Technician

12.   Central Sterile Services (CSS)

13.   Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition

14.   Dental Clinical Support

15.   Electro-Neurodiagnostics

16.   Emergency Medical Services

17.   Genetic Counselor

18.   Hair Transplant Technician

19.   Health Educator

20.   Laser Hair Reduction Technician

21.   Medical Imaging

22.   Medical Laboratory

23.   Medical Physics

24.   Occupational Therapy

25.   Operation Theatre Technology

26.   Optometry

27.   Pharmacy

28.   Physician Assistant

29.   Physiotherapy

30.   Podiatry

31.   Prosthetics and Orthotics

32.   Psychology

33.   Radiation Therapy

34.   Renal Dialysis

35.   Respiratory Therapy

36.   Social Worker

37.   Speech Therapy

38.   Toxicology