OET which stands for Occupational English Test is an international English language test for the healthcare sector. It assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who wish to register and practice in an English-speaking environment. All four language skills are assessed, with writing and speaking tests available in 12 different areas of healthcare. OET is owned by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust (CBLA). It is a venture between Cambridge English and Box Hill Institute. More than 120 healthcare boards, councils and universities recognize OET scores.

The OET Exam is divided into four sections



DHA which stands forThe Dubai Health Authority is a Licensing exam given to all medical professionals who are interested to work in Dubai. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) was made in June 2007, by Law 13 issued by His Highness Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai. DHA is to provide an accessible, effective and integrated healthcare system, protect public health and improve the value of life within the Emirates. Healthcare Professionals are required to pass DHA assessment in order to obtain the professional license and practice their profession in the Emirate of Dubai. After passing the DHA exam you can practice in each emirate without any additional tests or exams.

Depending on the healthcare professional's category The DHA assessment can be either:

  • Computer Based Testing (CBT) or
  • Oral assessment

MOH Exam

Landing a medical position in the UAE is a major dream for some. Many are able to make this dream a reality. MOH which stands for Ministry of Health Examination and is a pre-requisite qualification for medical professionals who yearn to get employed for Ministry of Health in Dubai, Sharjah and other Emirates of the UAE, with an exception of Abu Dhabi. The UAE is extraordinary compared to other nations, values its way of life and conventional traditions. They always attempt to give the best living knowledge in this nation. They invite expatriates from every one of the nations. MOH is a mandatory license to start a job or work as individual medical professional, Evaluation of the below categories is done in MOH Examination and separate exams are conducted for the following professions.

  • Physicians and Dentists
  • Pharmacists and Assistants
  • Nurses and Midwives
  • Technicians
  • Physicians, Practitioners and Technicians of the Complementary and Alternative.


In order for nurses, pharmacist, lab technicians and physiotherapists to be eligible to work in leading hospitals and medical institutions in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Emirates of Dubai and Sultanate of Qatar, they have to qualify prometric testing. Prometric is a trusted test development and delivery provider to more than 400 organisations worldwide, be it to start a new career, further develop the skills, to improve on an existing job, to add to one’s qualification for promotion, to take school entrance exams or for professional development, Prometric delivers an average of 10 million exams per year to people who look ahead to improve their lives.

As prometric serves as an industry gatekeeper, ensuring that people legitimately earn their credentials they seek to achieve, it guarantees a fair testing experience for all. Consequently, Qatar license exam, a new assessment test for those seeking license to practice as health professionals in Qatar, has a long term agreement with Prometric.



The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) test of Competence is a Computer Based Test (CBT) for nurses and midwives who have trained outside the European Union seeking employment as a nurse in the United Kingdom. The test is conducted by Pearson VUE. The test consists of 120 multiple choice questions that needs to be answered within 4 hours.Candidates can choose from one of 270 designated computer facilities in over 260 cities. Taking your examination on the computer couldn’t be easier! The CBT format is a point and click format. Before taking your exam, you will first take a tutorial to learn how easy it is to take an exam in CBT format. The large toolbar has buttons that help you navigate throughout the exam and perform actions easily!Trained, on-site proctors are provided to assist with questions about the computer-based test format, and other technical issues.