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DRCOG Sub-committee



  • 24 January 2020
  • 4 June 2020
  • 9 September 2020
  • 27 November 2020



4 per year. Members are required to attend at least 3 meetings



Reporting mechanism

The DRCOG Sub-Committee reports to the Examination and Assessment Committee.


Writing the single best answer (SBAs) questions and setting the papers for the DRCOG examination, which is held twice yearly.


  • Providing the Examination Department with a draft of the examination paper together with the answer keys at least six months prior to the DRCOG examination.
  • Reviewing the performance of SBA questions, and analysing results.
  • Modifying questions where necessary.
  • Maintaining question banks for all questions and writing new questions.
  • Undertaking other matters relating to the DRCOG examination, as required by the Examination and Assessment Committee.
  • Providing updates, on committee related issues, to the Examination and Assessment Committee.



  • Chair, selected by competitive interview, according to the approved role description
  • 7 members selected according to the approved role description
    • Membership of the Sub-committee should reflect those special interests relevant to women’s health and primary care, including reproductive health/family planning.
    • At least 1 member should be a representative of general practice with MRCGP.
  • Chair of the Examination and Assessment Committee, ex officio


Elsewhere on the site

2019 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2019
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure