What to expect for the PLABs

Now that the IELTS are done and out of the way, the road becomes that much easier. Just two little exams left until you can register yourself as a doctor in the UK. Book them as quickly as you can find an available date, and be done with them already!

PLAB 1

Exam structure

It’s made up of 180 single best answer questions (SBAs), and is a computer-marked written multiple choice type exam. Each question starts with a short scenario followed by a question eg ‘What is the . . .

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Elizabeth

Thanks Dr Ibrahim for all the info.Its very helpful.Please keep up the great work!

Ayham Said Hussein
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Ayham Said Hussein

I really appreciate your hard work Dr Ibrahim. May I be advised on the resources to prepare for PLAB 2? I started reading the Samson Notes book (958 pages) and booked a course with Swamy Academy. I finished 60% of the topics and my exam is at 7/3/2018. I heard… Read more »

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Hi . I am a final yr medical student going through my last semester. I will doing mu intership next year inshallah. I want to know do i need gmc registration before plab 1? Do i need to give ilets before plab 1 ? how much time it takes to… Read more »

Ifaa
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Ifaa

Millions bundles of thanks for you Dr.Ibrahim. Honestly, words are not enough to say Thank you for your work and guidance through this blog. May Allah swt reward you abundantly. Ameen

motaz lashghab
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motaz lashghab

how is the plab1 is categorized by the topics? how many questions are there in the exam for each topic? and what is the medical topics with most number of questions so I can concentrate more on them? thanks in advance

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