MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science Examination (formerly Part I), 16 February 2022 (Wednesday)

Dear Associates,

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Foundation of Practice, Theory & Science (FOP TAS) Examination will be held on 16 February 2022 (Wednesday). Candidates wishing to sit this exam in HK must apply both online using the RCPCH website ( ) AND submit paper applications to our College. Please study carefully the details of application as outlined in the attached circular

Online Application period
1 December 2021 (Wed) – 13 December 2021 (Mon)

Options for sitting this exam
1. At a test centre in person, or
2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (online invigilation guide)

Examination Fee
FOP & TAS (both papers) HK$7,600
FOP only (single paper) HK$4,700
TAS only (single paper) HK$4,700

Payment should be made payable to Hong Kong College of Paediatricians.

You are strongly advised to submit your online application promptly.

Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised to first register with the RCPCH well before the application period. A RCPCH number is needed in order to access the online application forms for exams.

There will be TWO FOP TAS exams held in HK each year, one in February, and another one in October.

Special Note: For candidates who have applied for the cancelled FOP TAS examination (test-centre option) originally held on 13 Oct 2021 (Wed), and who have NOT file a refund application, DO NOT RE-APPLY for this examination. Your seat will automatically be transferred to this diet. You CANNOT change from test centre option to online invigilation option. RCPCH will notify you on the details of the examination closer to the date.

Thank you for your attention.

College Secretariat

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