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Part 1 MRCOG exam

Everything you need to know about the Part 1 MRCOG

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

The RCOG website was unfortunately unavailable for a short period on Wednesday 28 October, which we are aware prevented some exam candidates from logging in and booking a place for the exams in January. This issue has now been addressed and the website and associated systems are being monitored on an ongoing basis to ensure candidates can continue to book as normal against available places. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by this website outage.

If you have any questions about the arrangements for the January exams, please see the FAQs in the first instance.

Part 1 MRCOG: January 18 2021 exam

Booking applications for this have now closed.

Eligibility applications for this exam are closed. Applications remain open for future exams.
See Eligibility and how to book the Part 1 exam for details on applying and booking.

See application dates under Part 1 MRCOG: Exam calendar and fees

Eligibility and 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 to help you revise and prepare

Candidate instructions

Essential information for taking the exam


Important details about booking and taking the exam


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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