What is PLAB 2?


What is PLAB 2?

PLAB 2 is an OSCE exam to judge candidates clinical performance in the real world. It’s consist of 18 OSCE stations based on common/important cases a doctor faces everyday clinical settings or accident unit. A candidate will have 8 minutes for each station.

Where can you take PLAB 2?

The PLAB 2 exam run through a whole year in the GMC Clinical Assessment Centre in Manchester, UK. Unfortunately for this exam, there is no overseas center available right now.

In 2022, there is a new replacement for PLAB is coming up it’s called UK Medical Licensing Assessment (UKMLA). Please click on the hyperlink if you wish to know more about the UKMLA.

What is the fee for PLAB exam?

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Assessments Board (PLAB) test fees Effective from 1 April 2018
PLAB 1 £230
PLAB 2 £840