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Part 1 MRCOG: exam calendar

Dates, venues and fees for the Part 1 MRCOG exam

As of 2018, the exam dates will change from March and September to January and July.
See the main MRCOG page for more information about the change of dates.

Exam dates

  • 29 January 2018
  • 2 July 2018

January 2018 exam


Applications are now closed.

UK venues

London, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast

International venues

Bangladesh, Egypt, Ghana, Greece (Thessaloniki), Hong Kong, India* (Kolkata, Mumbai), Indonesia, Iraq (Basrah), Jordan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Pakistan (Karachi), Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), Sri Lanka, Sudan, UAE (Dubai), West Indies (Jamaica)

July 2018 exam


Applications open from Thursday 11 January 2018.

Applications close at 4.00pm Thursday 5 April 2018.

UK venues

London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Dublin

International venues

Bangladesh, China (Hangzhou) Egypt, Greece (Thessaloniki), Hong Kong, India* (Bangalore, Delhi), Iraq (Basrah), Lebanon, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan (Lahore), Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), Singapore, UAE (Abu Dhabi), West Indies (Trinidad)


UK exam venues: £432
International exam venues: £360 

Important notes

  • *Candidates wishing to sit the exam in India must indicate which exam venue on their entry form.
  • Candidates will be able to select their preferred exam venue at the time of booking. Please note – not all venues will be running for each exam diet.  
  • Candidates applying online may do so until 4.00pm UK time on the closing date. Candidates applying by post must submit their complete application before the closing date, application envelopes post-marked on or after the closing date will not be accepted.

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.

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