What to do after PLAB 2

Finally the agonizing PLAB 2 exam is done. Some stations were horrible- you were completely clueless about the what, why, and where; while some went superb, you handled everything confidently. After a month or so when the results will be out, it will hardly matter any more since you will have passed. Mark my words!

I don't know what to do...

Now that you are done with the exam, when you lean back on your imaginary lazy boy in your imaginary warm house by the side of your imaginary fire . . .

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Reezwan Islam
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Hello thanks for your informative blog. I had one question though. My IELTS has become invalid after 15th November. I am planning to give UKVI in December. Id check is on 5th January. What should I do? Thanks

Mobeen Ahmad
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Mobeen Ahmad

Hi Ibrahim, Great website, thanks so much. Quick question please – once PLAB 2 is done, will it be the GMC who decide and tell me where I would start as a doctor in the UK i.e. FY1, FY2, CT1/ST1, CT2/ST2? My background is I have come from Pakistan with… Read more »

Mobeen Ahmad
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Mobeen Ahmad

hello, you seemed to have removed my enquiry and i dont understand why? all i want to know is once i’ve done plab 2, will it be the gmc who decide where i would start my training? i’ve done my mbbs in pakistan and was doing an fcps in general… Read more »

Shaeiqa Sarwar
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Hello ivan . I have a query regarding IELTS for the gmc registration. Is there any band requirements like 7.5 like plab 1 or if you have a lesser score in ukvi, can it be used for gmc registration?

Crystal
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Crystal

I dun understand one thing that everyone saying have I’d check booked immediately after plab 2 n then u imply that on I’d check one gets gmc registration then how is it possible that without plab 2 pass result they give u registration ..result takes a month after plab 2

waqar
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waqar

hello
i have booked my plab 2 on 29th march and my ielts academic is gona expire on 4th june, is it possible for me to do gmc registration before 4th june?

waqar
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waqar

thanks alot

Mannan Bajwa
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Hi Doc..!!
Your blog is much informative and helpful..
I have query regarding F1 post i want to go for F1 job after clearing my plab2 what’s the procedure for this ??
Thanks in anticipation

Zahida Dar
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Zahida Dar

Hello and thanks for being there..I need to know that if we have. 2.5 years of gap between previous job and the new job we would be applying for ,would that make any difference..I have a total experience of 17 years as Medical Microbiology specialist from India and shifted to… Read more »

Zahida Dar
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Zahida Dar

Thanks for your kind reply

helam
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helam

good evening Thank you for your help I will graduate on May 2019 from RCSI bahrain Non uk /eu citizen plan to do internship 1 year i Qatar Hamad Medical Corporation I want to know if at this level i can apply to FY2 Stand Alone to be on the… Read more »

helam
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helam

Thank you for your reply 1 . but going through the FY standalone/LAT Training post didn’t give the applicant more chance to get into CT1 Training Post for IMG non citizen? 2 . Another question : Internship in Hamad Medical Hospital : 3 months Medecine, 3 months Surgery, 2 months… Read more »

Maria
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Maria

Hi I had done my MBBsFron Pakistan but did not done any practice.I got married and came here now I am preparing myself to study again I am planning do My OET in March.I know I have to do foundationyear 1 someone told me OET is not acceptable in early… Read more »

Lidia
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Lidia

Hello I am a pediatrician in my country with 3 years experience.Currently I am planning on studying for PLAB and wanted to know the steps after taking PLAB exams like would I apply on speciality training or not ?what are the prospects for job?kindly let me know as I am… Read more »

Mahnoor Fatima
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Mahnoor Fatima

Hello! I graduated in March 2017 and completed housejob in April 2018, just passed my plab 2 on 9th november 2018. I’m done with ID check and started epic registration after my plab 2 result. I’ve heard it takes around 1 month. I’m really confused what to do next? Should… Read more »

MaryamHaider
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MaryamHaider

Hello, kindly tell me about the ielts requirements for a dependent visa? Which one is required ( A1 life skills or General UKVI)?

Shootingshinystar
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Shootingshinystar

For a clinical gap of more than 5years, do we start from the last clinical job or the jobs you have been doing so far, when filling the form for gmc registration? Please advice

Dr.atul Sehgal
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Dr.atul Sehgal

Hi Dr i wish to know what are list of documents they ask after you apply for GMC Registeration, I will be coming very soon to UK for my Plab2. I wish to keep all in order so that i dont miss any. About odd ones i know is certificate… Read more »

Bhargav Raut
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Bhargav Raut

I have heard we need to get through with the GMC id check on the day of the PLAB2 exam itself. In that case what all documents do we need to carry with us for the same on the day of our exam? Thank you 🙂

Analia Belen Nicolini
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Analia Belen Nicolini

Hello, I am a doctor from Argentina. Currently studying to sit the PLAB 1 exam in September. I was told after I pass plan 2 I will have to do the foundation programme. Is this correct? I’m a bit confused. Thank you

Ildiko Gyory
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Ildiko Gyory

I checked, my degree qualifies me for full GMC registration, I am working in the UK as an academic researcher since 2012, I do not need PLAB as I have other evidence of English proficiency, however I never worked with patients and I am not registered with any countries medical… Read more »

Jahanzaib Younus
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Jahanzaib Younus

is it easy to get job after plab 2 and registration? r there enough seats available?

Anjali Nair
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Anjali Nair

Hi there , I had a query regarding the Good Standing Certificate . I have graduated from India 6 years ago. During this period I have worked in 3 different states . Each state has their own medical council . So each time I shifted to a new state i… Read more »

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