How to Plan for IELTS/OET and PLAB 1

How to Plan for IELTS/OET and PLAB 1

You have taken the decision to embark on the PLAB journey and now you are looking for how to plan for IELTS/OET and PLAB 1 and go about timing and preparing for these preliminary exams. Look no further. In this post, we will discuss all the steps.

Planning on the dates

  • First of all, you'll have to decide when you are going to sit for PLAB 1.  Overseas, PLAB 1 takes place in March and November every year, and in the UK it takes place four times a year, March, June, September & November. Recently some overseas centers have even started taking PLAB 1 in June & September. Your plan for IELTS/OET follows that decision. 
  • Getting the required scores in IELTS/OET in the first attempt, although it may seem daunting, is not impossible. Keep in mind, if you're unable to clear it, you will have to take it again. So, if . . .

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Sikshya1
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Sikshya1

What materials are needed to prepare for plab1

Maira aslam
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Maira aslam

Hello, help me to decide when to take ielts as my house hob is going to start by june 2019 and if i want to take plab 1 in march 2020.

Spreeha Thapa
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Spreeha Thapa

Is it possible to provide a provisional medical qualification certificate in my final year of medical school and give the PLAB 1 BEFORE I graduate, and do the remaining steps AFTER I graduate. Does it make a difference that I am studying in a EU medical university?

Omar Ibrahim
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Omar Ibrahim

Which IELTS does GMC require? General training or Academic? Or it doesn’t make a difference?

Gregor Krstevski
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Gregor Krstevski

Hi. First I would to thank you for putting together this very informative website. It really goes into the perfect amount of detail concerning all the important aspects of the process. I have a few things I’d like to clarify, and will post questions under the suitable articles. I have… Read more »

Tanjina Sayma
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Tanjina Sayma

Please tell me about the syllabus of PLAB 1.and the name of the books,that i have to read.

Imran Murshid Khan
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Imran Murshid Khan

Hello there!

Can I work as clinicians in hospitals of UK after completing PLAB ? & how’s the salary for newly qualified doctors there?

Abdul Lateef
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Abdul Lateef

How to prep ielts

sally dabour
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sally dabour

hello dr , thx for your precious information plz iwant to know if i’m 6year medical student can i book the part1 after my exam and does the registration for the exam require my certificate …? and if that is available what about part2 can be taken befor graduation or… Read more »

Isra Majeed
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Isra Majeed

How rapidly the UK plab seats fill? like you mentioned apply 2 months before exam date for overseas as they run short earlier. But in Uk i assume less people apply so maybe we can apply one month before UK exam center date and get slot?

Irina Virlan
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Irina Virlan

I love this site!! Thank you guys for your amazing and hard job!
Tell me please, before planning tests preparation and booking them, how can I verify that qualification I have (university I graduated from) is acceptable in UK?

Ajay Krishnan
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Ajay Krishnan

Hi!
What’s the difference between IELTS and OET? Which is better/easy?
While giving IELTS, which is better; British council or IDP.
Sorry about the long array of questions
Thanks in advance:)

A D
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A D

Where can I find the material to study for the ielts?

Abeer HT
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Abeer HT

plab exam and certification expire after years or it last many years if i wish to work after exam after many years from taked the exam??,

Bakht Butt
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Bakht Butt

Is it compulsory to do 1 year internship in the country one grauduated from? Or one has a choice of doing both foundation years in the UK? Secondly, is 1 year internship necessary to appear in Plab 2? Or one can give it without any work experience anywhere? Plus after… Read more »

Samuel Chisom Achusim
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Samuel Chisom Achusim

Please what is the required score for ielts

Mohammed Askari
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Mohammed Askari

Hey, incase if OET result come on the last date of application, do we have the chances to apply for step 1 in uk, within a span of 5- 7 days do all the procedure get completed.

Komal Khan
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Komal Khan

how to prepare for oet?

Noor Khawaja
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Noor Khawaja

Any idea of plab 1 exam dates for 2020?

Dr md ghulam haider
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Dr md ghulam haider

Ielts academic is accepted or ielts ukvi

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1.If I fail in plab 1 to clear at 1st attemp,have I to pay fee for next attemp like 1st? 2.If I pass plab 1 but fail plab 2,have i to clear plab 1 again for next attemp?or only plab 2?how much time interval I can take maximum between plab… Read more »

Tayyaba Gohar
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Tayyaba Gohar

Let’s say I clear OET in June 2020 Plab 1 in November 2020.. and my internship is completed in june 2021.. What about plab 2? Do I need to explain GMC if I take a month leave from internship? Also how can I quick check my knowledge of basics for… Read more »

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