The AMC Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) MCQ Examination is a computer-administered fully integrated multi-choice question examination delivered in one 3.5 hour session in examination centres worldwide.

The examination consists of 150 A-type MCQs (one correct response from five options)—120 scored items and 30 (non-scored) pilot items. You are expected to complete all 150 items and must complete the 120 scored items.

Overseas trained doctors (OTDs) with primary medical qualifications not recognised in Australia must gain eligibility for general registration by passing the AMC MCQ examination then the AMC Clinical examination then being awarded theAMC Certificate, and completing a period of supervised training approved by a State or Territory Medical Board.