PLAB 1 & 2 in 6 months

That title must have really caught your eye, am I right?

In 6 months, how can one possibly begin to think that it is feasible to clear both PLAB exams, and that too while being in the UK on a single visit?

Let me first get the disclaimers out of the way:

  • You don't have to do this. You can take as much as you'd like to complete the PLABs, it's not a race. As far as GMC has mentioned, PLAB . . .
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Tejaswini TS
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Tejaswini TS

I am from India. I want to book PLAB 1 in June. I have got required band in lELTS. Bt to apply for Visa for PLAB 1, do I need to give IELTS UKVI?
Thanks in advance

ARUN RAPHAEL ANTONY
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ARUN RAPHAEL ANTONY

Sir
I’m a doctor from India.I plan to appear for plab on june but i’m really confused with the visa.i heard it quite difficult to get a plab visa.Can i apply for a tourist visa without mentioning my intension of writing plab.please reply.

Saeef Ali Haque
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Saeef Ali Haque

Sir, 1)I am a doctor from Bangladesh.I plan to appear for plab in September but should I mention plab 1 as the main reason for visiting the UK in my cover letter? 2)I intend to undergo samson course and mocks in the UK,therefore will need to reside in London for… Read more »

Saeef Ali Haque
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Saeef Ali Haque

Thank you IBREEZ A. Yes this is a course for plab 1 as far as I have heard from some friends.I have some more questions like 1) Will I be needing my MBBS degree certificate and BMDC registration certificate while applying for Plab 1? 2)Do I need to book my… Read more »

Saeef Ali Haque
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Saeef Ali Haque

Thank you for your prompt feedback IBREEZ A. Our source of monthly income is totally dependent on house rents we acquire from 2 Flats we own in the city.In the case that my mother acts as my financial sponsor,are bank statements and FDR made in banks enough to prove that… Read more »

tarekblogs
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“Moreover PLAB exam is being replaced by a new assessment exam which has been given a working title of United Kingdom Medical Licensing Assessment (UKMLA). I have attached documentary evidence for this.”
Can you please tell me what is this documentary evidence?
Thank you.

tarekblogs
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Thank you so much.

wassim kalai
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wassim kalai

Thank you for this clear guide. I was wondering if it’s hard to get a visa to UK if i’m not currently employed. is it necessary to provide evidence of current employment? what are the chances of my application being refused if i don’t provide such evidence?

gayaschako
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gayaschako

Hello I have got a standard visit which is valid for 6 months, i did not mention plab 1 exam in my visa application, i applied for visit visa. I am now planning to give my plab 1 exam in September, will there be a problem in the future, like… Read more »

kensheen
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kensheen

Its a wonderful guide .
i have a question –
I m planning to attempt plab 1 on september and join plab 2 course after the attempt.
what shall i write in my itinerary?
or i just mention 7 days stay and after i receive my visa,i overstay?

Sudhanshu Baitule
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Sudhanshu Baitule

Hi thanks for guidance. i just wanted to ask can you please clarify what documentary evidence regarding UKMLA should i print and submit for the plab visa from the link given below as it says it will stat in 2022
Here you are: https://www.gmc-uk.org/education/standards-guidance-and-curricula/projects/medical-licensing-assessment

romana
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romana

hello sir,
i am from bangladesh.but now i am living in uk as a dependent by dependent visa.i want to appear in plab 1 on next march. So, for appearing in plab 1,do i need to change my visa type?i am very much confused with that question .

Sara
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Sara

Hello, I want to know how soon can I get plab 2 date after passing plab 1? Is it possible to get it in a week or so after passing 1?
Please reply as soon as possible.
Thankyou ?

Nahid Abbasian
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Nahid Abbasian

Hi,
I’m specialist.If I’m accepted through sponsorship route, will I need to pass the PLAB tast?

Onom
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Onom

if we follow this plan and pass plab 1 in the June attempt and then stay in UK for plab 2 course/ for the September exam, then we will be unemployed /not practicing for about 2-3 months ,does it have a negative impact on our CV. btw thanks for this… Read more »

sana
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sana

hey i have a question…i am planning to give plab 1 in the uk in june 2019, is there an option of multiple entry when you get a uk visa? because i am planning to give plab 1 and go back to my country, and evn if i dont get… Read more »

sana
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sana

and i just graduated i have not applied for my countrys license exam i don’t have any registration number, i decided to do plab instead so i can’t show that document , will that be a problem while applying for visa?

ifujahan@gmail.com
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Hello. I jusr cleared Plab1 exam and i have booked for plab 2 in the month of may 2019. I am a bit confused regarding the visa processing as i shall be sponsoring myself. Regarding the documents of house i live here in Bangladesh i am in a dilemma. I… Read more »

JALASHREE S PRAKASH
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JALASHREE S PRAKASH

hi, im from inida i shall be giving my ielts in feb2019.i would like to give both my plab 1 and 2 n the uk in june n septrmber sessions , is it possible to do so? if yes how and when do i apply for the visa

Rahat misbah
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Rahat misbah

hello sir,i am from Bangladesh.i cleared my ielts on 21 Dec,this year and i booked for plab1in uk,march,2019. I haven’t applied for visa yet as my documents are not ready. How long it may take for visa approval?? If i submit my necessary documents after 20th january,2019 when i’ll get… Read more »

Plabber 1991
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Plabber 1991

Hello thank u so much for the detailed plog . I have 2 questions : 1-I am a resident in my home country but unfortunatelly we are not paid its the other way around we pay the medical board to train us. So I do have a job but no… Read more »

kaustubh
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kaustubh

Hi Thank you for such an informative post. I’m from India and I’m currently doing my internship which will be completed in February. I want to appear for Plan 1 in June. Do I have to show that I worked somewhere from Feb to Jun ? Or is it ok… Read more »

Rhymes
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Rhymes

I want to take plab 1 in June.. so I want my visa to start from June only.. do I have to specify it in my application, as I want to complete both plab 1 and 2 in same visa period

Mohit Soni
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Mohit Soni

Hello! Is it possible if one stays in uk for a week , as mentioned in the post, come back and apply for plab 2 during the same visa? I mean can a person do multiple entries in the same visa period?

Kiran Mahajan
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Kiran Mahajan

Hello I am from india who has done her mbbs from china last year ie: in 2018. i got the required IELTS. score this month but i have not yet cleared the license exam of my country, will there be any problem for applying visa for PLAB 1 exam iin… Read more »

Ibrahim Ivan
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Hi Drs Ajaz and Ivan, I have been a devoted fan to your ROADTOUK, my OCD led me to proofread your punctuations so that I don’t miss anything salient:) Again, Thank God for you. I appreciate your support and encouragement. Could you please clarify on the three questions below: 1.… Read more »

Ibrahim Ivan
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Hi Drs, Another Question on GMC registration. I recently graduated from China and have no medical licenses. I have worked as a physician assistant/medical interpretor without proper credentials in a private clinic. I did this hoping to develop clinically and to have less gap on my CV since graduation. Lately… Read more »

STEPHANIE JIM-HALLIDAY
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STEPHANIE JIM-HALLIDAY

I am applying for my UK visa for Plab 1 exam and when asked what I would do in the UK under visit – business (academic) visa, I have 4 options of research, teaching, clinical practice, and formal exchange. Please what option should I go for?

Kaushik
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Kaushik

Hi guys, I have got 6months multi entry visit visa. 1)In my itinerary i have explained 8 days of stay in UK. Now i wish to stay there for another 15 days ,i have got sufficient money. Where am i supposed to tell them about my extension. Will it affect… Read more »

ROSY PURAKAYASTHA
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ROSY PURAKAYASTHA

I was planning to appear for PLAB 1 on 27th June at Manchester. However, i cannot find the slot on GMC site. How to proceed?

Zenithxeon
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Zenithxeon

I Have a question about the visa. according to your sample cover letter, would it be ok not to mention about the plab2 and plab2 courses in my cover letter. thanks and advance!!

Arunima Singhal
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Arunima Singhal

Hi,
I have a question. If I get UK visa for Plab 1 and if I don’t qualify and 6 months visa expires, can I apply for the visa again for the same exam plab 1 or plab2?

Rhymes
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Rhymes

Hello Doctor I’m going to apply for Visa to appear plab 1 in November. I was going to apply in July but due to some personal reasons i couldn’t do it. So now I have booked for Nov exam in London as seats in India are already booked way before… Read more »

Kaushik
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Kaushik

I have multiple entry visa for 6months….
I took plab1 in June and came back
Now I’m going back in the month of September….
Do I have to inform someone?
Or just board the flight
And wat should I tell in the immigration section
Thank you

Faisal Ahmad
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Faisal Ahmad

As March 2020 seats are all booked in Bangladesh & India, will they consider Visa application for PLAB 1 in UK in March 2020, though seats are available in some countries I won’t like to visit.

Rikako Rikako
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Rikako Rikako

Hello
Is it mandatory to get visa for plab2 for all nationals? My country (Japan) is not on the list of visa nationals in the UK.

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