PLAB 2 guide

This guide includes information about the PLAB 2 exam.

It explains what the test is, what happens on the day of the test and what you need to do when you get your results.

There are resources and sample questions to help you prepare, information on when and where you can sit part 2 and details on how to book or cancel an exam place.

You will find guidance on what to do on the day of the exam and how you can find out your results afterwards. You can also find the procedures that govern the test within this guide.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

To bring us in line with the UK government’s guidance and to keep you safe, we’ve made some important changes to the way we will run the PLAB 2 exam. We’re receiving new guidance regularly, so it’s important to check these pages before your test for our most up to date safety measures.

Please do not attend the PLAB test if you, or members of your household, have COVID-19 or are displaying symptoms. Inform us as soon as you can if you cannot attend.

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To find out everything you need to know to sit PLAB 2.
Next steps
Once you're ready to sit PLAB you will need to book through your GMC Online account under My Tests.