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Start: 08/04/2017 10:00
End: 08/04/2017 14:00

Location: UK centres

Please note: the deadline for this examination has passed.


This exam is only open to applicants who are currently registered with the UK General Medical Council (GMC) or the Medical Council of Ireland. If you are not registered with either regulatory body at the time of application, please do not proceed any further as you are not eligible to attempt this exam. 

Please ensure your GMC/MCI number is completed in your profile BEFORE you complete the booking form. You can check and add your number in your account section.

Closing date for applications

The closing date for the April 2017 DRCOG exam was midnight Sunday 12 February 2017


The DRCOG regulations, calendar, syllabus and FAQ section may be found in the DRCOG section of the website.


  • The DRCOG fee is £420.00 (£350 + VAT)
  • The examination fee for candidates attending the Dublin venue is £350 (VAT not applicable) 


All applicants will need to register a user account on the RCOG website and be logged into the website before they may complete their booking, using the booking form at the bottom of this page (this only appears once signed in).

If you have previously attempted the Diploma exam, you will already have a website account, even if you have not logged into the RCOG website before. Please do not attempt to register a new user account on the RCOG website if you have previously entered this exam but cannot remember your log-in details or College registration number.

If you do not know your login details, please contact, if possible quoting your College registration number (this will be a six-digit number).

Terms and conditions

By continuing with the booking process, you agree to all the terms of the Diploma exam regulations and to the transfer of all copyright subsisting in examination material produced by you to the College.

You confirm that you are not currently suspended or removed from medical practice by any authorising body or involved in any disciplinary proceedings related to medical practice in any country.

You also confirm that you have not sat the Diploma examination five times or more previously.

First-time candidates only

If you are a first-time candidate, please ensure that you have accurately entered your seven-digit GMC registration number in the space provided (register or sign into the site, then click on ‘My details’ to check your GMC number).

Similarly, if you are registered with the Medical Council of Ireland you should enter your six-digit registration number. Your name will be registered with the RCOG exactly as it appears on the GMC List of Registered Medical Practitioners or the Medical Council of Ireland Register of Medical Practitioners.

Special requirements

Candidates with special requirements must notify the College before the closing date for the examination.

However, we prefer applicants with special requirements to contact us before completing their booking – please email the DRCOG Secretary.