MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 19 May 2021 (Wednesday)

Dear Associates, 

MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (previously Part II) Examination, 19 May 2021 (Wednesday)

Please be informed that the next MRCPCH Applied Knowledge in Practice (AKP) Exam will be held in HK on 19th May 2021.  Candidates wishing to sit the above exam in HK please 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.

Application period

4 March 2021 (Thu) – 15 March 2021 (Mon)

Examination Fee


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

Please find the Application Form C for your use. 

Options for sitting this exam

  1. At a test centre in person, or
  2. At your own home or workplace with online invigilation (pls refer to online invigilation quick guide)


1. All theory exams have been moved to computer-based testing since January 2015. Please refer to the RCPCH website for more CBT information:

2. Sample examination questions are available on the RCPCH website for candidates viewing.  Candidates sitting for CBT exams are strongly advised to study these sample questions at this link (

3. Candidates can sit the MRCPCH theory exams in any order, and are allowed to take the Applied Knowledge in Practice Exam as their first MRCPCH theory exam.

4. Those candidates who have never taken an exam with the RCPCH and/or do not have an RCPCH number are advised to first register for an exam account with the RCPCH well before the application period (preferably 10 working days before the application period opens).  You are not able to apply for any exams online until your registration for an exam account is accepted.

5. For details of online application procedures, please refer to the Guidance Notes for HK candidates.


Thank you for your kind attention.

College Secretariat

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