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MRCOG Part 3 November 2020 exam

In response to the ongoing global pandemic, the RCOG has taken the difficult decision to run the Part 3 exam in the UK only for solely UK trainees. To allow for social distancing requirements it will be run from 2–5 November 2020.

This decision has been made in order to protect the health of our candidates, examiners and staff as we continue to follow government guidelines and respond to the continued COVID-19 restrictions both in the UK and overseas.

We will be adopting a partially digitised delivery to the examination. The content, format, structure, statistical analysis, standard setting and results calculation will remain unchanged. Please click here for further information.

Eligibility for the Part 3 MRCOG

To sit the Part 3 MRCOG exam, you must have completed and passed the Part 2 MRCOG and also had your Assessment of Training (AoT) approved.

Part 3 MRCOG expansion plans

December 2019 update on the College's plans to expand places for the Part 3 exam.

Calendar & fees

Part 3 application & exam dates

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


Important details about booking and taking the exam


Questions & answers about taking the exam

Exam results

When & how we publish results


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For more information, please read the Part 3 MRCOG FAQs.

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