When and where can you take PLAB 2?

Coronavirus – information for candidates who are taking PLAB tests

Following advice from the UK government, all PLAB 2 tests from 18 March until at least 29 June 2020 are cancelled. The British Council have also cancelled June’s PLAB 1 test in Dubai, following advice from the government in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

We appreciate the considerable inconvenience this may cause, but your health and safety are our priority.

All other PLAB 1 tests in June are currently planned to go ahead as normal. However, we’re continually reviewing our arrangements based on advice from the relevant national public health bodies.

Visit Coronavirus – information for PLAB candidates for the latest information

Where can you take PLAB 2?

You can take part 2 at our clinical assessment centre in Manchester, UK.


PLAB 2 test dates

We run PLAB 2 test dates throughout the year. You can view available dates and book under the 'My Tests' section of GMC Online.  You can only do this once you have your PLAB 1 results. 

The number of places in our part 2 exam is not linked to the number of jobs available.