Examination to Register to Practise Medicine (ERPM)

ERPM in Sri Lanka is conducted by the Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) for citizens of Sri Lanka who have obtained their medical qualification from medical schools overseas. This examination is prescribed in terms of Act No.16 of 1965 and Section 29(I)(b)(ii)(cc) of the Medical Ordinance. It was previously referred to as the Act 16 Examination. The candidates should possess an MBBS or equivalent degree from a medical school recognized by the SLMC, to be eligible to sit this examination. Passing the ERPM enables them to apply for Provisional Registration with the SLMC.

Examination Regulations

ERPM Structure

ERPM Booklet



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Sri Lanka Medical Council is a statutory body established for the purpose of protecting health care seekers by ensuring the maintenance of academic and professional standards, discipline and ethical practice by health professionals who are registered with it.

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