The Medical Council of Canada (MCC) issues candidates a Statement of Results through their online account. The Statement of Results includes the candidate’s final result and final score as well as the score that was required to pass the examination. The MCC also provides supplemental feedback on candidates’ examination performance through their online account. The MCC has prepared a help file to assist candidates in interpreting their MCCQE Part II supplemental feedback report.
Examination results are confirmed by the MCC Central Examination Committee, which meets in June for the spring administration and in December for the fall administration.
After result confirmation, candidates will receive an email notification stating that they can verify their pass/fail result through their online account. The Statement of Results and the supplemental feedback report will be posted in candidates’ accounts shortly thereafter. For candidates who have passed the examination, the MCC will also send out a package by mail with the candidate’s Licentiate documents.
To prevent errors or fraud and for reasons of confidentiality, results cannot be given over the phone, by fax or by email.
Candidates should ensure that the mailing address the MCC has on file is up to date so that the Licentiate packages are sent to the correct address. The MCC must receive an address change at least two weeks before the mailing of Licentiate packages. If a candidate does not submit a change in address, he or she will be required to wait for the original package to be returned to the MCC so that it can be redirected to the new address. Candidates should update their mailing address through their online account.
Candidates applying to an organization that requires submission of certified copies of the Statement of Results or the supplemental feedback report can request that the MCC send certified copies. There is an administrative fee for this service.
The MCC does not limit the number of times a candidate may attempt the MCCQE Part II. However, candidates with a pass result on the MCCQE Part II cannot retake the examination in an attempt to obtain a higher score.
Only candidates who have failed the MCCQE Part II can request a rescoring of their examination; candidates with a pass result are not eligible for the rescoring service. Rescore requests must be submitted by Sept. 1 for the spring exam, or by March 1 for the fall exam. Requests will be accepted upon receipt of a written request and a credit card payment of the applicable fee.
Candidates should be aware that scores are verified several times before results are released. Given this scrutiny, it is unlikely that rescoring the examination will produce a change in result. If the rescoring produces a change in score or a change in score and final result, the MCC will issue a new Statement of Results and supplemental feedback report to the candidate through his or her online account. If the rescoring results in a change in final result from fail to pass, the MCC will also send out a package by mail with the candidate’s Licentiate documents.
Any MCCQE Part II candidate who has been denied standing, including any denial of entry to future examinations, or who considers that the results of an examination have been prejudiced by the conduct of the examination may appeal to the Appeals Committee. Candidates cannot seek to appeal the content on the examination.
Any candidate wishing to launch an appeal must notify the Executive Director in writing within 45 days of the decision of the Central Examination Committee. For more information on the appeal process for the MCCQE Part II, please review the MCC bylaws.