Exam overview

You are required to complete three summative assessments as part of RACGP’s requirements for fellowship. The RACGP is responsible for developing and running your summative assessments.

The examinations assess your competency for unsupervised general practice anywhere in Australia and any aspect of the RACGP curriculum can be assessed. The demographics and case mix are drawn from A decade of Australian general practice activity 2006-07 to 2015-16 (BEACH data).

There are three exam segments:

  • Applied Knowledge Test (AKT) – multiple choice questions that assesses the application of knowledge in a clinical context.
  • Key Feature Problem (KFP) – short answer questions that assess clinical reasoning in clinical practice.
  • Clinical Exam –
    • 2020.1 and 2020.2 Remote Clinical Exam (RCE) – case based discussions and simulated cases held remotely over zoom that assess how a registrar integrates their applied knowledge and clinical reasoning when presented with a range of clinical scenarios.
    • 2021.1 onward, Clinical Competency Exam (CCE).

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