The United States Medical Licensing Examination is also often referred as the USMLE Step 1 examination. This examination is held specially for the medical students of the United States.
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Examination is also often referred as the
examination is held specially for the medical
students of the United States. The USMLE is
to determine whether a candidate studying
medicine or is a graduateisaccustomedwith
the primary knowledge of medical sciences
are essential for the practice of
medicines. It is also taken to verify that a
student will be able to carry on licensed
his medical knowledge.Themedicalstudents
of the United States and the students who
have studied medicine but not in the United
States and wants to have licensure to
practice medicine in the United States must
appear for this examination.
USLME – The
This is one of the toughest examinations for
the medical students. Apart from their
curriculum examinations the candidates also
important for all the medical students as
students won't be able to practice medicine
in the United States.
This examination is basically held to check
knowledge about the basics of sciences that
the medical students are taught during their
early years of medical education.
Subjects that are taught during the years of
nutrition, physiology, dermatology, genetics,
immunology, biochemistry, cell biology etc.
The questions on ethics of medical practices
and Epidemiology are given extensively. The
subjects is same. Each student getsexclusive
questions generated by the computer server.
given to the students. It isathree-digitscore
system. The hospitals use the score of the
exam to decide whether the student is
qualified for the fellowship or not. The score
is taken on a maximum of 300. Earlier the
authorities used to provideatwo-digitscore.
Moreover, the two-digit score was unable to
provide the proper percentile ofacandidate.
This scorecard is very important for all the
The USMLE examination is held in a single
examination held once in a year. This is one
of the toughest professional examinations. It
is composed of seven sections and each of
the seven sections has 40 questions. It is an
eight-hour long examination. The questions
are all multiple-choice types with four
answers. There are total280questions.Each
How to prepare
How to prepare
take and learn thechaptersforthemed
through the preparation courses available
online. It helps the students to learn their
syllabus better and more efficiently.
students must take the med prep very
seriously as their future depends on this
The candidate is given 45 minutes break
session during the entire eight-hour long
exhausting for the student who is appearing
for the examination. A tutorial of15minutes
is also conducted at the beginning of the
examination which that candidate can skip if
he wants to. This extra 15 minutes will be
later added to the break session of the
candidate. This session helps the students to
relax their nerves.
The syllabus of each subject should be
The materials that are found online for
themed prepcan be used.
examination so each topic needs proper
The USMLE step 1 examination isconducted
specially for students who are at the end of
their second year in graduation. Graduates
have studied in the International Medical
schools outside the US also have to give this
examination to get a proper license. This
examination is basically for all the students
who want to become a licenseddoctorinthe
United States and Canada.
A proper guidanceforthemedprepcan
help the students to overcome their
fears. So, the student should talkaboutit
to the doctors who have passed the
examination in the previous years.
knowledge of the basic sciences and the
basics of all the subjects taught in the initial
days of the medical course. The USMLE
examination is one of the most difficult
A critical scoring system is observed in this
examination. Percentile basis scores are
pass the examination. The students must be
very active and attentive throughout their
entire medical study course. The USMLE
test but also help a candidate to prepare for