MRCPCH AKP exam booking alert: Key dates & deadlines

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MRCPCH AKP exam booking alert: Key dates & deadlines

 Here is a gentle reminder for all aspiring paediatricians: the MRCPCH AKP diet 3 exam booking opens on July 1st. The MRCPCH theory examinations are offered three times a year, giving you the flexibility to schedule your exams strategically.

Here is a quick breakdown of the application deadline for the upcoming MRCPCH AKP exam date.

Important dates to note

Exam date: Wednesday 18 September 2024

Applications open: From July 1, 2024 (09:30 UK time)

July 1- UK&ROI online invigilation, Overseas online invigilation, UAE, Egypt, KSA, Kuwait, Qatar

July 2 – India, Pakistan

July 3 – UK&ROI test centres, Singapore

Applications close: (all at 16:00 UK time)

Friday 5 July 2024 – Online invigilation (UK and overseas)

Thursday 11 July 2024 – Test centres (UK and overseas)

Exam pattern

The MRCPCH examination consists of three theory exams and one clinical exam.

MRCPCH Theory exams are,

  • FOP (Foundation of Practice)
  • TAS (Theory and Science)

FOP and TAS are held on the same day, in the morning and afternoon respectively.

  • AKP (Applied Knowledge in Practice)

Theory examinations can be taken in any order and are non-sequential. Candidates must pass the three theory examinations before they can sit the MRCPCH clinical examination, the final part.

Eligibility criteria

 The eligibility criteria to register for the theory exams are:

  • Candidates must have a valid primary medical qualification from a registered institution.
  • The primary medical qualification must be eligible for registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) of the United Kingdom or recognised by the GMC in the case of overseas institutions.

Preparing for the MRCPCH AKP exam is undoubtedly a challenging journey. However, with proper planning, commitment and effective study strategies, this hurdle can be successfully overcome. Equip yourself with the right tools and take the plunge into the world of paediatric medicine with confidence and determination.

If you have any doubts regarding the MRCPCH AKP or if you need assistance with your exam preparation, connect with StudyMRCPCH. Our dedicated team is here to assist you.

By : rasheedaav

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