National Assessment Collaboration (NAC) Examination
Developed by the National Assessment Collaboration (NAC), this examination is a national, standardized objective structured clinical examination (OSCE). It assesses the readiness of an international medical graduate (IMG) for entrance into a Canadian residency program.
To be eligible for the NAC OSCE, candidates must have passed the Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE)
. Some regions may require additional criteria.
Registering for the NAC Examination
To register for the NAC Examination, visit Physicansapply.ca
Testing at Touchstone Institute
Candidates can take the NAC OSCE at one of six provincial test centres. Touchstone Institute is the only test site in Ontario and the largest site in the country, assessing over 1,000 candidates.
For more information about the NAC Examination, visit the Medical Council of Canada website
Results are available through Physiciansapply.ca
approximately six to eight weeks after the examination date.