Quick Info

Training

PLAB 1

Duration

10 days

Fees

£800 £1000

Learning

Blended
Instructor-led

Access

24/7 Anywhere

Plab 1 Domains

Why Us?

PRACTICAL
BASED LEARNING

We'll give you lots of materials to use before you come to our training sessions, both online and in person. This includes videos, slideshows, and forms to help you practice. You'll also get to try some mock exams to get a feel for what it's really like, and you'll get feedback from our teachers to help you improve. Plus, we'll give you a study guide to help you learn on your own.

ONLINE
LEARNING PLATFORM

Even after our training sessions are over, you'll still have access to all our resources and guidelines through our online learning platform. This way, you can keep learning and practicing until you take your exam.

PRE-OSCE
EXAM SUPPORT

We don't just stop once the training is over. We'll give you support before your exam with a mentor, our online learning platform, and a study guide with a suggested timeline. We'll also have competence tests and resit preparation to make sure you're ready to do your best on exam day.

FAQ

How many parts are there in the PLAB test?

There are two parts to the PLAB test: PLAB 1 and PLAB 2.

How much does the PLAB 1 exam cost?

As of April 2022, the fee for the PLAB 1 exam is £247. For a detailed breakdown of PLAB fees, visit here.

How will I be assessed in PLAB 1?

PLAB 1 is a written exam consisting of 180 multiple-choice questions to be answered within 3 hours. Each question begins with a short patient scenario, followed by a question. You need to choose the correct answer from five options.

When can I take the PLAB 1 exam?

PLAB 1 is conducted four times a year in the UK and in various overseas locations. To check available locations and book a test, you need to register for a GMC Online account and look under the 'My Tests' section. The registration link is here. and look under the 'My Tests' section.

Where can I take the PLAB 1 exam?

In the UK, the PLAB 1 exam locations include Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Oxford, and Sheffield. Overseas, the exams are conducted by the British Council in several locations. After booking online, contact the relevant British Council office if you don't receive venue details at least one week before the exam.

Contact details for PLAB 1 overseas venues
 

Country City Contact Details
Australia Sydney

exam@britishcouncil.org.au

Bangladesh Dhaka

Fahmida.khanam@bd.britishcouncil.org
+880 (02) 861 8905

Canada Toronto

CA.Exams@britishcouncil.org

Egypt Alexandria

information@britishcouncil.org.eg
+20 (0) 2 19789

Egypt Cairo

information@britishcouncil.org.eg
+20 2 3001666 +20 (0) 2 19789

Ghana Accra

infoghana@gh.britishcouncil.org
+233 (0)30 2610090

India Bangalore

chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org
+91 044 42050600

India Chennai

chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org
+91 044 42050600

India Hyderabad

chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org
+91 044 42050600

India Kolkata

Kolkata.Customercare@in.britishcouncil.org
+91 33 282 5370

India Mumbai

mumbai.exams@in.britishcouncil.org
+91 22 6748 6748

India New Delhi

delhi.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org
+91 11 4219 9000

Kenya Nairobi

information@britishcouncil.or.ke
+254 (0)20 2836000 / +254 732 11700

Nigeria Abuja

info.nigeria@ng.britishcouncil.org
+234 (0)709 8121 548

Nigeria Enugu

info.nigeria@ng.britishcouncil.org
+234 (0)42 290 962

Nigeria Lagos

info.nigeria@ng.britishcouncil.org
+234 1 2692188 / 2692189 / 2692190 / 2692191 / 2692192

Pakistan Islamabad

info@britishcouncil.org.pk
+92 51 111 424 424

Pakistan Karachi

info@britishcouncil.org.pk
+92 51 111 424 424

Republic of Ireland Dublin

mohammad.ikbalhossain@britishcouncil.org
00044(0)7909 097 835

Saudi Arabia Riyadh

KSAinfo@sa.britishcouncil.org
+96 612 657 6200

South Africa Johannesburg

ssa.enquiries@britishcouncil.org
+27 11 560 9300

Spain Madrid

UniPro@britishcouncil.es

Sri Lanka Colombo

exams.cmb@britishcouncil.org
+94 4521 500

UAE Dubai

mouhcine.oumri@ae.britishcouncil.org
+971 4 3135556