There are 2 sessions on each examination day– morning and mid-day. In order to maintain the protection of the examination, early morning prospects will not be allowed to leave the examination space up until the test has actually ended up. Since the early morning session can not be extended, candidates who are given added time to finish the test will require to reserve a mid-day session.
Prospects are asked to keep in mind that Pearson VUE use CCTV cams to ensure that there are no infractions of test security.
Assessment days 2012-2013
There will be 3 sittings of the AKT in yearly. Candidates use online for the next available date. Just one day will certainly be offered at once.
SessionOctober 2012January 2013May 2013October 2013
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All days go through alter. Appropriate notification of any type of modifications will be provided.
Disabilities and affordable adjustments
Appropriate arrangements will be created candidates with disabilities or unique needs, as far as these can be accommodated. The AKT will follow all appropriate UK legislation in this regard, but candidates ought to inform the RCGP of any kind of unique needs at the earliest possible opportunity and prior to making their centre booking with Pearson Vue.
Prior to the examination starts
Candidates must present themselves at the examination centre with 2 identification files, one revealing their name, photo and trademark (this need to be a valid key or UK photocard driving permit), the various other their name and trademark (e.g. a credit card). The name on the recognition papers must match the name under which they registered with RCGP: if the names are various, (for example, one is their initial name and the other their wedded name) prospects should present an original official document that links both names (as an example, a marital relationship certificate). Failing to do so will certainly lead to the candidate being declined admission, because Pearson VUE should make certain the person sitting the examination is the person that registered with RCGP.
Prospects then sit the examination at a computer system job station, utilizing a computer mouse as well as key-board to pick their solutions. Before the examination begins, prospects complete a quick tutorial on screen to ensure that they know how to record their solutions and also scroll via the questions.
Throughout the examination
Candidates will certainly not be enabled to take anything into the examination area with them. This includes bags, publications, notes, smart phones, pagers, watches, calculators or any kind of other electrical tools, purses, bags, food and also drink. Every test centre has lockers where these products can be left safely (cellphones should be switched off). Candidates will certainly be permitted to leave the testing room for water or the toilet, however no added time will certainly be allowed the test. According to Pearson VUE regulations, prospects will not be allowed to eat in the test centre.
All test things are private to RCGP. By applying to take the AKT prospects agree not to pass on knowledge of any of the things in the test.
Outcomes as well as responses
The RCGP will certainly communicate outcomes to candidates soon after each examination. The days on which results will certainly be released are given up the table over.
Candidates who rest the AKT as part of the MRCGP will have the ability to accessibility results using their Student eportfolio within the section ‘progression to accreditation’. Candidates who sit the AKT for Summative Evaluation functions can acquire their results from their deanery.
Feedback will certainly be provided to prospects on their performance in each of the 3 key subject areas evaluated, with ideal comparative data for significant analyses to be made. Thorough comments will certainly be provided for deaneries and also various other interested parties about the general performance of the candidature all at once, after each evaluation. Candidates’ individual outcomes will certainly be informed to their deanery.
Not successful prospects will have the ability to resit the AKT by putting on the RCGP and scheduling a new test with Pearson VUE.