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Part 1 MRCOG exam

Everything you need to know about the Part 1 MRCOG

All the latest news and announcements about the Part 1 MRCOG will appear here.

If you’re an exam candidate, please check this section of the website regularly to keep up to date.

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Part 1 MRCOG July 2018

Applications for the July 2018 exam are now open.

Applications close at 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 5 April 2018.
Eligibility forms should be sent by Thursday 29 March 2018 to allow for processing time.

First-time candidates should see How to book the Part 1 MRCOG exam to apply for eligibility.

Resit candidates can proceed straight to booking the Part 1 MRCOG July 2018.


How to book the Part 1 exam

Apply for eligibility and book your place

Calendar & fees

Part 1 application & exam dates

Venue details & exam times

Where & when the Part 1 exam is held

Exam format

Papers and question types


What you need to know in the exam

Revision resources

Resources & guidance to help you prepare

Candidate instructions

Essential information for taking the exam


Resources & guidance to help you prepare


Questions & answers about taking the exam

Exam results

When & how we publish results


Find out more

For more information, please read the Part 1 MRCOG FAQs.

If you have any questions then don’t hesitate to contact us at or call us on +44 20 7772 6210.

Please provide your RCOG College number every time you contact us. This allows us verify who you are and view your history with the College, including examinations and events.


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