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A guide to the PLAB 1 and PLAB 2 Test for overseas doctors and PLAB blueprint, and PLAB Book pdf

PLAB exam 2021

Best book for PLAB test

What is PLAB? 

The PLAB test means Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board test, The PLAB test helps us to make sure doctors who are qualified abroad have the right skills and knowledge to practise medicine in the United Kingdom.PLAB means Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board.

Do you need to take the PLAB test?

If you completed your graduation from a medical school or Medical College outside of the United Kingdom, European Economic Area or Switzerland, you will probably need to take the PLAB(Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board) test. The PLAB test will check that you know and you can do the same as a physician beganing the 2nd year of their Foundation Programme training in the United Kingdom (UK).

What are the requirement for the plab test?

Primary medical qualification must be recognised by an institutions such as MBBS degree awarded by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC).
IELTS Score 7.5 ( at least 7.00).
Postgraduate training or clinical experience at least 12 month in teaching hospital.

What is the passing score for PLAB 1? 

The Passing Score for PLAB 1 is not same always. It can be changed between on the average score but it is always around 120 -126 is almost sixty to sixty two percent. The most important thing of PLAB exam is time utilization. Regarding Time Management, the PLAB 1 composed of 200 Single Best Answer Questions (SBAQ's). 

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What does the PLAB test involve?

There are 2 parts to the PLAB test

PLAB Part 1 is a written MCQ multiple choice exam, with 180 SBA/single best answer questions. PLAB Part 2 is a practical objective structured clinical exam which are known as an OSCE exam. You will need to pass both parts of exam before you can apply for registration with a licence for practising medicine in the United Kingdom.

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What do you need before you can take PLAB test?

Before you can participate the PLAB test,all will need to make up a GMC Online account and show your medical qualification,skill and knowledge of English, which are acceptable. When you have done that, you can book your place on PLAB part 1 of the PLAB test.

A guide to PLAB test. 

PLAB guidelines for overseas. 

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PLAB part 1

PLAB 1 test is a written exam made up of 180 MCQ (multiple choice questions) which you must answer within 180 minutes or three hours. Each question starts with a short scenario followed by a mcq question. 

PLAB sample question 

Mrs Anisa 21 year old woman sustained an undisplaced fracture of the mid-shaft of her right tibia. The fracture has been treated conservatively with a plaster cast. Two days later she has increasingly severe pain in her right leg. Her right toes are warm and pulses are present. What is the most important immediate action?

  1. Elevate the right limb
  2. Refer to orthopaedics Department
  3. Remove her plaster cast
  4. Replace the plaster cast with increased padding
  5. Re-x-ray of the fracture site

You need to choose the right and best answer out of the 5 possible answers given. participants can sit part 1 in a number of countries outside UK, as well as in the UK. Have a look at the available locations & dates when participants log in to their GMC Online.

PLAB Blueprint 

GMC have created a guidelines for PLAB 1 preparation, so you can download PLAB blueprint  

What is the best books for PLAB 1 test? 

Best PDF book for PLAB preparation. 

Best books for PLAB 1 Studying are:

  1. Oxford Handbook of clinical medicine is the best book for PLAB test.
  2. Oxford Handbook of clinical specialties is also best book for PLAB exam.
  3. Davidson's principle & practice of medicine
  4. Samson note for PLAB 1 test
  5. ECG book for PLAB 1 and 2 pdf
  6. PLAB test topics
  7. Notes for PLAB test
  8. Unsolved Questions(1700) for PLAB test 2021
  9. Unsolved questions - 1700
  10. Dr Khalid 1700 question for PLAB test pdf book (second version) 
  11. Unity note for PLAB 1 test pdf book-subjectwise
  12. Unity note for PLAB 1 test pdf book - unanswered 
  13. Note for PLAB test book pdf
  14. 1700 mocks for PLAB 1 test pdf book 
  15. Clinchers for PLAB test PDF book 
  16. Recalls (2014-2017) PLAB test pdf  book
  17. Latest edition Subject wise 1700 Question on amazon
  18. 1000 MCQ for PLAB : Based on Current Exam (Master Pass)
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PLAB part 2

PLAB 2 test is an objective and structured clinical exam. It is made up of eighteen scenarios, each lasting 8 or eight minutes and aims to reflect clinical eye settings including a mock consultation and an acute ward.PLAB 2 tests run throughout the year at their clinical assessment centre.

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Facebook Group for PLAB test preparations 

Best Facebook group or page or forum for PLAB test preparations and PLAB 1 and 2 guidelines. 

Dr Khalid's PLAB 1 discussion Facebook group

PLAB part 1 preparation forum group

PLAB Forum : an effort to get GMC registration

PLAB preparation subject list

The PLAB exam is mostly oriented with the clinical skills and knowledge of the students and the subjects that involve assessing clinical skills. PLAB 1 exam just clinical skills not Basic science. The subjects that the PLAB Test is focused around are given below:

  • Clinical Medicine
  • Clinical Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • ENT
  • Opthalmology 
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • Pathology
  • Behavioral Sciences and psychiatry. 
  • Ethics

What happens after you have passed PLAB 1 and PLAB 2

Once you have passed PLAB 1 and PLAB 2 parts, you can apply for registration with a licence to practise medicine in UK. Your application cannot but be approved within 2 years of passing PLAB 2 of the test. Once GMC-UK approve your application and you gain GMC registration you can work as a physician in the United Kingdom. 

A guide to PLAB exam. 

Read more: Multiple Choice Question and Single Best Answer for PLAB and MRCP 

Where can we take PLAB 1?

GMC Council run the PLAB exam four times a year in the United Kingdom and in a number of overseas locations. To see the locations of exam center and whether places are available you will reachieve to register for a GMC Online account & look under the 'My Tests' section.

All exam test places are limited and in high demand. They(GMC center) carefully check demand to ensure that availability is evenly & fairly spread throughout the year.
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When can you take the exam outside the United Kingdom?

GMC center run the exam four times a year in the United Kingdom and in a number of overseas locations. The overseas/outside uk exams center are hosted for participants by the British Council and are listed below along with the contact details. Once you have booked online registration, please only contact the relevant British Council office (such as Bangladesh) if you have not received details of the venue 14 days before the exam.

Contact details for overseas/outside UK venues for PLAB 1

Country>City>Contact details

  1. Australia>Sydney>exam@britishcouncil.org.a
  2. Bangladesh>Dhaka>fahmida.khanam@bd.britishcouncil.org >+880 (02) 861 8905
  3. Canada>Toronto>CA.Exams@britishcouncil.org
  4. Egypt>Alexandria>information@britishcouncil.org.eg>+20 (0) 2 19789
  5. Egypt>Cairo>information@britishcouncil.org.eg>+20 2 3001666 +20 (0) 2 19789
  6. Ghana>Accra>infoghana@gh.britishcouncil.org>+233 (0)30 2610090
  7. India>Bangalore>chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org>+91 044 42050600
  8. India>Chennai>chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org>+91 044 42050600
  9. India>Hyderabad>chennai.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org>+91 044 42050600
  10. India>Kolkata>Kolkata.Customercare@in.britishcouncil.org>+91 33 282 5370
  11. India>Mumbai>mumbai.exams@in.britishcouncil.org>+91 22 6748 6748
  12. India>New Delhi>delhi.enquiry@in.britishcouncil.org>+91 11 4219 9000
  13. Nigeria>Abuja>info.nigeria@ng.britishcouncil.org>+234 (0)709 8121 548
  14. Nigeria>Enugu>info.nigeria@ng.britishcouncil.org>+234 (0)42 290 962
  15. Nigeria>Lagos>info.nigeria@ng.britishcouncil.org>+234 1 2692188 / 2692189 / 2692190 / 2692191 / 2692192
  16. Pakistan>Islamabad>info@britishcouncil.org.pk>+92 51 111 424 424
  17. Pakistan>Karachi>info@britishcouncil.org.pk>+92 51 111 424 424
  18. Saudi Arabia>Riyadh> KSAinfo@sa.britishcouncil.org>+96 612 657 6200
  19. South Africa>Johannesburg>ssa.enquiries@britishcouncil.org>+27 11 560 9300
  20.  Spain>Madrid> UniPro@britishcouncil.es 
  21. Sri Lanka> Colombo>exams.cmb@britishcouncil.org>+94 4521 500
  22. Sudan >Khartoum>info@sd.britishcouncil.org>+249 (1) 87028000
  23. UAE >Dubai>mouhcine.oumri@ae.britishcouncil.org>+971 4 3135556

PLAB exam in Bangladesh

A Guide to PLAB test for Bangladeshi doctors. 

Bangladesh have only PLAB 1 exam center, but PLAB 2 center only in UK. 

PLAB 1 exam center in Bangladesh.
Venue: Dhaka
Email: fahmida.khanam@bd.britishcouncil.org 
Contact no for PLAB 1 exam center in Bangladesh  :+880 (02) 861 8905

PLAB 1 test dates 2021

Exam date: 18 February 2021

Overseas closing date: 7 January 2021

UK closing date  : 4 February 2021

Exam date: 20 May 2021

Overseas closing date: 8 April 2021

UK closing date : 6 May 2021

Exam date:12 August 2021(release date tbc)

Overseas closing date:1 July 2021

UK closing date :29 July 2021

Exam date: 4 November 2021 (release date tbc

Overseas closing date:1 July 2021

UK closing date : 29 July 2021

PLAB Cost 

PLAB test total cost around £5000.00 to £7000.00 for all country people in the world, but it can vary amongs person to peraon due personal cost.

PLAB Cost in Bangladesh :

PLAB 1 fee :230£ 

PLAB 2 fee : 840£ 

Besides this has Coaching fee, residents fee visa passport and GMC registration subtotal PLAB Cost 6-8 lakh Taka for Bangladeshi. 

PLAB Cost in India :

A guide to PLAB test for indian doctors. 

PLAB 1 fee :230£ 

PLAB 2 fee : 840£ 

For GMC registration fee: 425£ [36640INR]

Besides this has Coaching fee, residents fee visa passport and GMC registration subtotal PLAB Cost 3-7 lakh INR for Indian . 

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PLAB Accepted Country 

It’s important to know which country are recognised PLAB test.
Which countries recognised PLAB ?
PLAB is accepted country:
  1. Australia - Provided you have two years United Kingdom experience.
  2. New Zealand - Provided you have two years United Kingdom experience.
  3. Qatar 
  4. Saudi Arabia
  5. Dubai
  6. Oman
  7. Kuwait
  8. Many other Commonwealth countries also exempt you from their own Medical licensing exams if you have passed both PLAB 1 and PLAB 2 exam.

Is MBBS Degree Valid in UK?

Is MBBS degree from Bangladesh valid in UK?

Yes, MBBS degree Valid in UK. 

Papers may be need before internship finishes:

  • MBBS certificate(main copy).
  • Academic transcript.

Papers need after your internship is completed:

  • Internship completion certificate from your training Institute or hospital.
  • BMDC full registration certificate.

Papers need to obtain after passing PLAB 1:

  • Certificate from BMDC of Good standing.
  • Letter from BMDC completing internship.
  • Police verification Certificate


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