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23 Sep 2021

The results for the MRCP(UK) Part 1 2021/03 have been released. To view your results, please click here.

1 Sep 2021

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is seeking to appoint a Chair of the MRCP(UK) Regulatory Sub-Group, which oversees the processes for appeals, complaints, misconduct and reasonable adjustment requests.

The successful applicant will have overall responsibility for the clinical and academic leadership of the regulatory sub-group and will contribute to the overall development of MRCP(UK).

23 Aug 2021

We are sorry to advise that the MRCP(UK) Part 1 in Sri Lanka scheduled to take place on 24 August 2021 has been cancelled. This is due to the 10-day national lockdown, recently announced by the Sri Lankan government, which began on 20 August.

Candidate's applications will be automatically transferred to the next available diet.

23 Aug 2021

We are sorry to advise that the MRCP(UK) Part 1 exam in Jamaica scheduled to take place on 24 August 2021 have been cancelled. This is due to the lockdown and stay-at-home orders recently announced by the Jamaican government, starting yesterday (22 August).

Candidate's applications will be automatically transferred to the next available diet.

18 Aug 2021

The MRCP(UK) examinations are recognised around the world as quality benchmarks of medical knowledge and clinical skills. The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is committed to the continuous improvement of the academic standards of examinations to help ensure the best possible care for patients by highly skilled physicians.

17 Aug 2021

There have been a number of MRCP(UK) Part 1 and Part 2 candidates who have approached us to query whether their chance of passing depends on which diet of the year they take the exam. The simple answer is no, the chance of any given candidate passing the exam is the same in all diets.

23 Jul 2021

MRCP(UK) regularly reviews the guidance provided for candidates and the regulations that govern the examinations.

As part of this process, the regulations for the MRCP(UK) examinations (covering Part 1, Part 2 Written, and Part 2 Clinical (PACES) have been updated to incorporate the amendments introduced last year to support online delivery of the written examinations and the new format for UK PACES.

25 May 2021

Part 1 and Part 2

We have highlighted some important points for candidates in previous newsletters, and we include them again here as a reminder:

We are adding an additional diet for both Part 1 and Part 2 UK candidates in 2021. As a result, the dates of the exams and their application periods have been updated on our website, and are set out below for reference:

10 May 2021

Part 1 and Part 2

We have highlighted some important points for candidates in previous newsletters, and we include them again here as a reminder:

We are adding an additional diet for both Part 1 and Part 2 UK candidates in 2021. As a result, the dates of the exams and their application periods have been updated on our website, and are set out below for reference:

4 May 2021

We are sorry to advise that the MRCP(UK) Part 1 examination in Dhaka, Bangladesh scheduled to take place on 11 May 2021 has been cancelled. This cancellation is due to the ever worsening situation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in local lockdowns, restrictions and curfews, and the inevitable impact these will have on our candidates and host centres.

Candidate's applications will be automatically transferred to the next available diet. 

30 Apr 2021

We are sorry to advise that the MRCP(UK) Part 1 exams in India scheduled to take place on 11 May 2021 have been cancelled. These cancellations are due to ongoing concerns about growing COVID-19 cases, local lockdowns, restrictions and curfews, and the impact these will have on our candidates and host centres.

30 Apr 2021

We are sorry to advise that the MRCP(UK) Part 1 exam in Pakistan scheduled to take place on 11 May 2021 has been cancelled. This cancellation is due to the recent Pakistan government decision to cancel all exam activity until June.  

19 Apr 2021

The Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK is investing in new digital systems and improvements to its technical infrastructure to greatly improve the user experience for candidates, trainees,

19 Apr 2021

General points for Part 1 and Part 2

We have highlighted some important points for candidates in previous newsletters, and we include them again here as a reminder:

We are adding an additional diet for both Part 1 and Part 2 UK candidates in 2021. As a result, the dates of the exams and their application periods have been updated on our website, and are set out below for reference:

25 Mar 2021

We have a number of new vacancies on our boards:

22 Mar 2021

General points for Part 1 and Part 2

We have highlighted some important points for candidates in previous newsletters, and we include them again here as a reminder:

We are adding an additional diet for both Part 1 and Part 2 UK candidates in 2021. As a result, the dates of the exams and their application periods have been updated on our website, and are set out here.

8 Mar 2021

Part 1 and Part 2

22 Feb 2021

Part 1: UK

The contingency exam for the first diet will run entirely online on 30 March. All candidates who have been transferred to this from the main exam in January have already been contacted.

17 Feb 2021

We are aware that a small number of candidates may not be able to sit the online versions of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 and 2 Written examinations. We will review requests to sit a printed version of the examination from candidates who consider themselves unable to sit the online version of the examination. Each request will be considered by the MRCP(UK) policy team and where appropriate arrangements will be made for a printed version of the examination to be provided; this may be in a centre allocated by MRCP(UK).

8 Feb 2021

The following information is correct at the time of publishing.

Part 1

The contingency exam, for candidates whose centre place was cancelled and any candidates who experienced technical issues with the remote online exam, will take place on 30 March 2021. This will run entirely online, and affected candidates will have been enrolled into it automatically.

Part 2

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