Occupational English Test (OET)

Occupational English Test (OET)

Good news everyone! GMC has allowed for a new method of English proficiency to be accepted. Say hello to the Occupational English Test (OET)!

What is the OET?

It is an English language proficiency test which assess the language and communication skills of healthcare professionals. Which professionals, you ask?

  • Dentistry
  • Dietetics
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Radiography
  • Speech Pathology
  • Veterinary Science

We are only concerned about the Medicine version (as that's what is required by the GMC to get registered), which I will try to discuss about at length.

Structure of the exam

The OET judges your listening, reading, writing and speaking abilities but emphasizes a medical and healthcare aspect.

  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Speaking

Listening

The listening test has two parts and is . . .

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Monirul.Islam Pollen
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Monirul.Islam Pollen

Can i hv ur fb id plz Or Aftr giving OET can i give plab p 1

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Dr Mohammad Mizan
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Dr Mohammad Mizan

OET score B in each module at the same sitting
than PLAB 1…PLAB 2..GMC registration
than UKVI IELTS.
For visa for the doctors by this route do we need to apply TIER 2 visa only?
How much score do we need in UKVI IELTS?

jamal
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jamal

did any one have pass test material of oet medicine..kindly pass to my email

Roya
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Roya

If I, as a medical docror, I accompany my hudband who has work permit in UK, do i need TIER 2 visa to practice?

nada
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nada

Do anyone have any idea about the new change that’s going to be made to OET from september?

amna
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amna

is the material provided in the link enough for preparation of OET or do we still need to purchase stuff?

FATEMA MOHAMMAD ALAM
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FATEMA MOHAMMAD ALAM

As-salamu-alikum and hi there. Great job with the website and thanks for all the information……I was wondering where the examination venue for OET is in Dhaka,Bangladesh.
Thanks in advance.

PrathikS
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PrathikS

Hello, i have a query regarding the UKVI and OET validity. On my first attempt i took the IELTS UKVI but didn’t get the required score for PLAB. Following which I’ve attempted the ONLY IELTS academic twice with no hope. So my question is , can i use the ukvi… Read more »

Dr. Satou cham
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Dr. Satou cham

Hi. I am Dr. Cham from Gambia. Do I have to sit to the OET or IELTS if I have a written document from my school that I have satisfactory English proficiency skills? If yes, should this be before I sit for PLAB 1?

Md Shamsul Haque Naiem
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Md Shamsul Haque Naiem

Which is easier between IELTS & OET to get required score for PLAB?

Hajirah Unknown
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Hajirah Unknown

Hi there. Any information regarding oet Centre in Pakistan?

humayon kabir
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humayon kabir

I just want to know that for applying tier 2 visa, ielts ukvi pass needed or not..or if i pass plab 2.. Will enough for getting a job as doctor in uk.

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