MUQ is admitting students in order to fulfill the following objectives: gaining international recognition, establishing more constant and effective global communications, entering a qualitative and scientific competition with universities and reputable international centers and also expanding Persian language and introducing Islamic culture and civilization, knowledge and art. For admission to Qom University of Medical Sciences the following are required:
1. General requirements:
1.1 Nationality and residence:
Only non-Iranian citizens residing in Iran who have legal residence permission can be admitted to the University.
Applicants with dual nationality (Iranian and non-Iranian) can't register.
Applicants should have the residence permission in Qom. (a confirmation must be obtained from the Provincial Government)
Applicants must present the following identification documents for initial admission:
political asylum booklet issued by Islamic Republic of Iran Police Force.
valid passport with visa and residence for at least six months.
Identity card issued by Bureau for Aliens and Foreign Immigrants Affairs of ministry of interior in that year.
The university is required to send a photo of pages of passport and initial application form to Educational Services Center. After final approval by Educational Services Center the definitive registration will be done.
Non-Iranian applicants who live in Iran can apply according to the rules and regulations by the National Organization of Educational Testing in Manual of konkor booklet.
1.2 Health certificate:
Holding a valid physical and mental health certificate issued by the panel physician of the IRI Embassy and the university.
NOTE: The condition of the physical health will be according to the following table:
|Field||Ineffective organ defect|
|Medical laboratory sciences||ear/loss of a leg but able to walk|
|Operating room technology||ear|
1.3 Persian language skills:
Sufficient proficiency in Persian language according to credential of Success in Persian Language Test.
Applicant's sufficient proficiency in Persian language will be tested by one of the following ways:
Proficiency of applicants who spend their previous educations in Iran is acceptable.
Proficiency of other applicants who didn’t spend their previous educations in Iran should be approved by Valid Persian Learning Centers like Imam Khomeini International University in Qazvin and then it should be approved by educational council of the university.
Applicants who don’t have any acquaintance with Persian language should spend Persian classes in one of the Valid Persian Language institutions and applicants should pay its costs.
2. Special requirements:
2.1 GPA limits:
|Study Program||Integrated Class*||Separate Class*|
|MD and DDS||High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 18.00 out of 20.00, i.e. a minimum percentage of 90**
|High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 15.00 out of 20.00, i.e. a minimum percentage of 75
|Residency||Minimum GPA of MSc as well as MD/DDS is determined by the relevant department|
|MSc||BSc degree with a minimum GPA of 15.00 out of 20.00, i.e. a minimum percentage of 75|
|BSc||High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 16.00 out of 20.00, i.e. a minimum percentage of 80||High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 14.00 out of 20.00, i.e. a minimum percentage of 70|
* The classes of Iranian and non-Iranian students may/may not be separated proportional to the number of applicants.
** There are also another possibilities for those whose GPA is less than 18.00, i.e. a percentage less than 90: in case of holding a High School Diploma with a GPA of 17.50 - 17.99 (i.e. a percentage of 87.50 - 90), the applicant may be admitted to the Univerity with a 10% increase in tuition fees and in case of holding a High School Diploma with a GPA of 17.00 - 17.49 (i.e. a percentage of 85 - 87.50), the applicant may be admitted to the University with a 20% increase in tuition fees.
NOTE 1: Applicants not holding a diploma as valuable as the Diploma of the Islamic Republic of Iran should spend extra courses to meet the requirements of Iranian high school diploma. The length of the courses is going to be determined by the university and they successfully pass the pre-university courses.
NOTE 2: Applicants holding a diploma from Islamic Republic of Iran schools in foreign countries may continue their education in universities of Iran.
2.2 Age limit
Non-scholarship student-without Konkour (at student's own expense) who have high school diploma should have maximum age of 30 years for associate degree, BSc, MD and DDS.
NOTE: There are no age limit for the applicants of Ph.D. as well as residency.
NOTE: Internationl Graduates holding these degrees are not permitted to work in Iran.