The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has announced that they will accept applications for test centers from 4 December to 17 December 2023 for the upcoming MRCPCH FOP/TAS exam. Besides, the exam is slated to happen on 21 February 2024. In addition, the applications for online invigilation are open from 4 December to 8 December 2024.
Furthermore, Membership of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (MRCPCH) can be attempted by international doctors from any country. However, they need to meet certain eligibility criteria.
MRCPCH FOP/TAS and MRCPCH AKP exams take place in test centers across the UK and in other countries. Besides, each test center has a fixed number of places. You need to further select your preferred center from the ones that host the exam. Lastly, the center of your choice should also have places available.
You can take the MRCPCH exam at a test center with social distancing. In addition, you can also do the same at home or another private location with online invigilation. Moreover, the latter option is available in all countries except Egypt. It is unavailable in Sudan and the United Arab Emirates too, due to the local restrictions.
Besides, applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis, and only before the closing date. Once an application is confirmed and paid, transfers between test centers or online invigilation are not possible.
FOP and TAS are held on the same day. FOP is held in the morning and TAS in the afternoon. Lastly, a candidate can choose to apply to sit both examinations on the same day or apply to sit either FOP or TAS separately.
Hope you found this information helpful. Book your center accordingly and ace your MRCPCH FOP/TAS exam. Good luck!