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MRCOG Part 1: Application window now closed for July 2021 exam

22 April 2021

Booking applications now closed

The first stage of the application process for the Monday 5 July 2021 MRCOG Part 1 exam closed on Tuesday 20 April 2021.

Next stage for candidates

All candidates that have successfully secured an exam booking will be contacted on Tuesday 4 May 2021 to schedule a place in one of Pearson VUE’s test centres.

Reasonable adjustments and special circumstances

Please note, candidates that wish to request a reasonable adjustment to be made to the examination setting must submit their request along with supporting evidence by no later than Friday 30 April 2021.

Candidates who wish to request an adjustment to the examination setting should first read our Supporting Special Circumstances Policy, before submitting their request to

Additional Part 1 exam in September 2021

We recognise many candidates will have been disappointed not to secure a space on this occasion.

To support candidates, we will be running an additional MRCOG Part 1 exam on Monday 20 September 2021.

Candidates unable to secure a place for the July 2021 exam will have a further opportunity to book a place for September 2021.

Dates for the booking window and applications for this September exam will be confirmed in due course.

Queries and contact

We are experiencing a high volume of queries during this busy time with the pandemic. To ensure a timely response, we strongly advise all candidates to check the information above and the Part 1 FAQs page, to see if your question is answered already. If you still have any further queries, please contact us at and we will check and respond as soon as we can.