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Part 1 MRCOG: exam calendar and fees

Dates, venues and fees for the Part 1 MRCOG exam


Exam dates

  • Monday 3 February 2020
  • Monday 6 July 2020


Exam: Monday 3 February 2020


  • Eligibility applications closed for this exam on Thursday 26 September 2019 at 4pm (UK time)
  • Booking applications closed on Thursday 24 October 2019 at 4pm (UK time)


UK and Republic of Ireland

London, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast

International venues

Bangladesh, Egypt, Hong Kong, India* (Kolkata, Mumbai), Jordan, Malaysia, Pakistan (Karachi), Saudi Arabia (Riyadh), Sri Lanka, Sudan, UAE (Dubai), West Indies (Jamaica)

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  • *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.


Exam: Monday 6 July 2020


  • Booking applications open on Thursday 27 February 2020
  • Eligibility deadline: 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 5 March 2020
  • Booking applications close at 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 30 April 2020

Venues: TBC


Exam: Monday 25 January 2021


  • Booking applications open on Thursday 17 September 2020
  • Eligibility deadline: 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 27 August 2020
  • Booking applications close at 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 22 October 2020

Venues: TBC



February 2020 Part 1 exam fees

Country Fee
UK and Republic of Ireland £474
Band A £550
Band B £475
Band C £380

Fees are banded using the international membership subscription country bandings.
Banding applies to the centre in which you are taking the exam and not the country of residence of the candidate.
See which band your country falls under.

From 1 January 2018, there is an additional administration charge of £10 for those who do not pay their exam fees online, e.g.: pay over the telephone, by cheque or bank draft. If you pay online, there is no extra charge.


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 helps us verify who you are and view your history with the College, including examinations and events.


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