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Examinations

The exams section has information on the College's Certificate, Fellowship & Diploma exams.

Status of FRCPath

Recent changes to the timing, content or structure of an exam are at:

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Before applying for an exam please read the general & specialty regulations and guidelines. Applicants NOT in the UK should also read the specialty curriculum as the exams are designed around the relevant UK training.

Essential reading

General regulations and guidelines
Specialty regulations and guidelines

Supplementary reading

Specialty Curriculum
(Essential for overseas candidates)
Candidate information
Past and sample papers

The deadline to apply for an Autumn 2013 exam has passed. Spring 2014 exam applications are accepted from the 22 November until 10 January 2014.

All candidates are allowed 4 attempts at each exam. Any candidate who would like to resit an exam more than 4 times must send in the below application for the College Council.

Application to Council for Additional Attempt

Candidates who have a complaint or would like to make an appeal should read the below:

Adobe PDF (206k)Complaints procedure

Adobe PDF (120k)Candidate appeals procedure

If you have a question about an exam that is not in the regulations and guidelines or the candidate information please browse the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) before contacting the Exams Department. The Exams Department does not comment on eligibility before receiving an application form.

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