Examinations

In the course of ANZCA training, trainees are required to successfully complete the primary examination (while in basic training) and the final examination (during advanced training). Trainees should be familiar with the format, minimum marks required and eligibility requirements for each of these important examinations.

Each of these examinations is offered twice a year. Applications and documentation will not be accepted after the closing date. Refer to the sections below:

 

 

Conditions of entry to the examination

Trainees are advised that no time-keeping, electronic or audio recording devices are allowed on their person or taken into an examination room, including any pre-exam or post-exam waiting  (quarantine) areas. These items include, but are not limited to watches, wrist bands, fitness trackers, timers or alarms, mobile phones, calculators, portable computers, tablets, audio-recording devices, notes, books, textbooks or other learning materials. These changes are consistent with other medical colleges and are intended to protect the academic integrity of our high stakes examinations.


 

Applications are accepted via email only. Acknowledgement of applications will be done via email within 48 hours of receipt by the College, except for weekends and holidays, these will be acknowledged within 48 hours of the next working day.


 

2019 critical dates and venues – primary exam 


Primary examination application form 2019
 
 

First sitting

Second sitting

Closing date

December  17, 2018

June 20, 2019

Withdrawal fee date February 18, 2019 August 5, 2019

Written sections: multiple choice and short answer questions        

March 5, 2019

August 20, 2019

Written exam venues

Australia: Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Canberra, Darwin, Hobart, Launceston , Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney, Townsville
 

New Zealand: Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Wellington

 

Viva examination

May 13 - 15, 2019
Melbourne

 October 7 - 9, 2019
Melbourne

Late applications and late documentation will not be accepted after the closing date. All application fees are to be paid in full. No payment plans will be granted.

 

Applications are accepted via email only. Acknowledgement of applications will be done via email within 48 hours of receipt by the College, except for weekends and holidays, these will be acknowledged within 48 hours of the next working day.
 

2019 critical dates and venues – final examination 


Final examination application form 2019 (2013 curriculum)
Final examination application form 2019 (2004 curriculum)
SIMG examination application form 2019 

Please note the below changes to the final examination dates for 2019 (second sitting only):
 
 

First sitting

Second sitting

Closing date

January 7, 2019

June 24, 2019

Withdrawal fee date

March 1, 2019

August 15, 2019

Written and medical

March 15 - 16, 2019

August 30 - 31, 2019

Written and medical venues

Australia: Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney

New Zealand:  TBC

Other ANZCA countries: Hong Kong (First sitting only)

Viva examination

May 24 - 25, 2019
Melbourne 

October 25 - 26, 2019
Brisbane

Late applications and late documentation will not be accepted after the closing date. All application fees are to be paid in full. No payment plans will be granted.

 

Applications are accepted via email only. Acknowledgement of applications will be done via email within 48 hours of receipt by the College, except for weekends and holidays, these will be acknowledged within 48 hours of the next working day.

 

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