MRCP UK Part-1

The MRCP Part 1 assesses a comprehensive range of medical knowledge, skills, and conduct outlined in the UK Specialty Training Curriculum for Core Medical Training/Internal Medicine Training. MRCP UK Part One marks the initial stage in a series of evaluations designed to align with the advancement of trainees enrolled in the UK's Core Medical Training/Internal Medical Training program. It supplements prior assessments by introducing distinctive content and enhancing the learning trajectory.

Eligibility for MRCP UK Part 1

The MRCPUK Part 1 is the initial exam available to physicians with a minimum of 12 months of postgraduate experience in medical practice.

MRCPUK Part 1 Exam Dates 2024

MRCP part 1 Application must be done within the opening and closing dates.

UK-based candidates can appear in online exams from their homes. However, from the 2023/4 diet, International students must appear for centre-based exams.

MRCP UK Part 1 Application Deadlines

- 2024/1 2024/2 2024/3 2024/4
Application period 06-13Nov 23 05 -12 Feb 24 03 -10 June 24 05 -12 Aug 24
Exam date 24-Jan-24 17-Apr-24 14-Aug-24 16-Oct-24
deadline 20-Nov-23 19-Feb-24 17-Jun-24 19-Aug-24
Results by 23-Feb-24 17-May-24 13-Sep-24 15-Nov-24

MRCP UK Exam Centres in India

The MRCP Part 1 online Exam was conducted at 6 Indian centres, the highest among all countries.

  1. Chennai
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Kolkata
  4. Kerala
  5. Mumbai
  6. New Delhi

MRCP Part 1 Test Fee

The MRCP Part 1 fee is £616 for International Students against the MRCP test price for UK Students, which is £460. For Indian students, the MRCP cost in INR is approx. 65,000.

MRCP Part 1 Exam format

MRCP Part 1 Exam format

The MRCP Part 1 exam pattern is structured to assess a candidate's knowledge of the clinical sciences

  • MRCP 1 Exam is a One-day exam
  • Two Papers, three-hour each
  • 100 multiple-choice, best-of-five questions per Paper
  • In the MRCP Part 1 marking system, the correct answer is awarded +1 mark, with No negative marking for wrong answers
  • No images based Question will be asked in the MRCP part 1 Exam
  • Computer-based, at a test centre internationally or online via a proctoring service in the UK.

Speciality wise Bifurcation of MCQs

Below is the number of Question asked from various speciality in the MRCP 1 Exam

Speciality wise Bifurcation of MCQs
Specialty Number of questions*
Cardiology 14
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 15
Clinical sciences** 25
Dermatology 8
Endocrinology, diabetes and metabolic medicine 14
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 14
Geriatric medicine 8
Haematology 10
Infectious diseases 14
Neurology 14
Oncology 5
Medical ophthalmology 4
Palliative medicine and end-of-life care 4
Psychiatry 9
Renal medicine 14
Respiratory medicine 14
Rheumatology 14
Total 200

* The data mentioned above are tentative, and actual may differ.

** Clinical sciences comprise:

Specialty Number of questions*
Cell, molecular and membrane biology 2
Clinical anatomy 3
Clinical biochemistry and metabolism 4
Clinical physiology 4
Genetics 3
Immunology 4
Statistics, epidemiology and evidence-based medicine 5

MRCP Part 1 Passing Mark

To pass Part 1 of the MRCP exam, you must get a mark higher than 540. After tallying the correct answers in the two papers, most scores will range from 200 to 800.

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