Recent pass rates for PLAB 1 and PLAB 2

Recent pass rates for PLAB 1

PLAB 1 pass rate for last five years

Year Number of candidates who sat PLAB 1 Number of candidates who passed PLAB 1  Percentage of candidates who passed PLAB 1
2016  3,314 2,471 74.6%
2017  5,411 4,089 75.6%
2018  7,559 5,239 69.3%
2019  11,118 7,014 63.1%
2020   10,601 7,384 69.7%

Recent pass rates for PLAB 2

PLAB 2 pass rate for last five years

Year Number of candidates who sat PLAB 2  Number of candidates who passed PLAB 2 Percentage of candidates who passed PLAB 2
2016 2,454  1,798 73.3%
2017 2,966 2,333 78.7%
2018 5,229 3,428 65.6%
2019 8,709 5,820 66.8%
2020 3,654 2,438 66.7%