MRCOG and Part 1
The MRCOG exam is considered as the gold standard qualification in O&G across the world. The exam is aimed at medical professionals looking for specialisation and career progression in obstetrics and gynaecology.
MRCOG is a summative exam and consists of 3 parts – Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. Part 1 is a written examination consisting of 2 papers which test your basic and clinical sciences.
For Part 1
Before applying for MRCOG exams, candidates need to register with RCOG and create an account in the RCOG website. An account is needed to book for exams, events and perform any other function on the RCOG website. Visit the RCOG website and follow the instructions to create an account.
There are 2 steps to apply for the Part 1 exam.
MRCOG Part 1
MRCOG Part 1 is a written examination consisting of 2 papers each of 100 SBAs and duration of 2.5 hours. The result is based on a candidate’s combined mark of the two papers.
Part 1 MRCOG: sample SBA
Question: A 42-year-old woman has bleeding for 12 months following her third-term vaginal delivery. Uterine evacuation identifies choriocarcinoma on histological diagnosis. Ultrasound shows a 5-cm lesion in the myometrium and chest x-ray shows multiple (more than eight) lung nodules and serum beta hCG is 12045iu/l
For Part 1
Here is a list of FAQ’s