Royal College, UK



With over 11,000 Fellows and members worldwide, The Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) exists to lead, educate and support doctors who are training and working in the specialties of clinical oncology and clinical radiology.  The successful FRCR radiologists working in more than 100 countries including India, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and many more.

  • It is recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • No entrance exams like PG NEET, PLAB/IELTS are required to enroll for MRCP exams.
  • MBBS Degree with 1 year of Internship is the eligibility to apply for MRCP, UK.
  • On completion of the course doctors can work in clinical positions and academic positions in India and abroad.
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Exam Format

  • First FRCR – Anatomy & Physics
  • Final FRCR 2A
  • Final FRCR 2B

First FRCR – Anatomy & Physics

The First FRCR Examination expects candidates to have gained knowledge of the physical principles that underpin diagnostic medical imaging and of the anatomy needed to perform and interpret radiological studies.

The First FRCR Examination comprises two modules: anatomy and physics.

Anatomy examines the students with 100 images of 90 minutes duration and Physics contains 40 T/F questions for 2 hrs. Both the papers are held in one day with a break of 1hr.

Applicants need to hold a formal clinical radiology post in which they receive following their clinical radiological training.


The exam fees for First FRCR is approximately £404.

Application & Exam Dates:

S.No Application Date Exam Date
1 November March
2. March June
3. May September



  • Neuroanatomy
  • Head & Neck
  • Chest
  • Cardiovascular
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Gynaecological
  • Urological
  • Musculoskeletal


  • Basic Physics
  • Radiation Hazards and Protection
  • Imaging and X-Rays
  • Film-Screen Radiography
  • Digital Radiography
  • Fluroscopy and mammography
  • Nuclear Medicine

Final FRCR 2A

The FRCR 2A exam consists of 2 papers sat on the same day; each paper containing 120 single-best-answer questions (240 questions in total).  Each paper lasts 3 hours. Candidates are examined on all aspects of clinical radiology and this exam must be passed before a candidate can attempt the Final FRCR (Part B) exam.  The exam can only be attempted after passing the First FRCR exam and candidates must have acquired a minimum of 24 months formal radiology training 


  • Cardiothoracic and Vascular
  • Musculoskeletal and Trauma
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Genito-urinary, Adrenal, Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Breast
  • Paediatric
  • Central Nervous and Head & Neck


The exam fee for Final FRCR 2A Exam is approximately £404.

Final FRCR 2B

The Final FRCR (Part B) assessment examines candidates on all aspects of clinical radiology against the Specialty Training Curriculum for Clinical Radiology. The Final FRCR Examination Purpose of assessment statement details the examination’s purpose, the required level of candidate training and the application of results.

The Final FRCR (Part B) examination consists of a reporting session, a rapid reporting session and an Viva (oral examination)

Rapid Reporting

Examined with 30 plain radiographs in 35 minutes.


Comprises of 6 cases within in a duration of 75 minutes.


2 images in 30minutes


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Online INR 4,50,000/year
RegularINR 17,00,000 for 2 year
*GST Applicable
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