About MRCPI and Part II Written

MRCPI Obstetrics & Gynaecology is considered as the foremost knowledge-based assessment for OBGYNs in Ireland, readying candidates to enter Higher Specialist Training – the final training before starting independent practice.
MRCPI O&G Part II consist of 2 parts – Written and OSCE/Clinical examinations.
The Part II Written is a 3-hour exam of a single paper with 100 questions in the SBA format.

Part II Written Examination

Eligibility

One of the following qualifications is necessary for being eligible to apply for O&G Part II Written

  • MRCPI Part I (General Medicine or Paediatrics) obtained within last six years

  • MRCOG Part I (exemption from MRCOG Part I is not accepted)

  • MRCOG Part I (exemption from MRCOG Part I is not accepted)

  • MRACOG (Australia)

  • MRNZCOG (New Zealand)

  • FCOG (SA)

  • FCPS (O and G) (Pakistan)

  • MRANZCOG

  • MMed (O and G) (Malaysia) – 2008 onwards only

There are limited places for the Part II Written exam, and the places are allotted based on certain priorities.

For detailed eligibility requirements and booking regulations, please visit the RCPI site, and check all the relevant sections for complete information.

https://www.rcpi.ie/examinations/mrcpi-in-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/obstetrics-and-gynaecology-part-ii-written/

Calendar, Venues and Fees

Please visit RCPI site for exam dates, details of venues and fees, and for booking for the exam.

https://www.rcpi.ie/examinations/mrcpi-in-obstetrics-and-gynaecology/obstetrics-and-gynaecology-part-ii-written/

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MRCPI Part 2 Written Plus

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Syllabus

MRCPI Obstetrics and Gynaecology Examination Regulations on the RCPI page contains the syllabus and is updated from time to time. Candidates should refer to the document for detailed syllabus. MRCPI O&G is based on the Basic Specialist Training O&G of RCPI. Candidates must refer to the BST curriculum too while preparing for MRCPI O&G. Both these documents are uploaded on the RCPI site, and student should visit these documents regularly for updated versions.

Exam Pattern

Part II Written Examination consists of 100 questions in the Single Best Answer style. There is no negative marking, so candidates must try to answer every question. The exam is of 3 hours duration.
Candidates must clear the Part II Written within 6 attempts. Any further attempts will be allowed after providing required educational evidence.
For further details visit RCPI site – examination and regulations.


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