My MRCPsych Journey – Passing the MRCPsych Exams by Dr Deoman Gurung

Posted on:November 28, 2021
Last Updated: January 4, 2022
Time to read: 9 minutes

This article is a personal account of Dr Deoman Gurung’s journey through the MRCPsych exams.

What is the MRCPsych Exam?

The Member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (MRCPsych) is a post-nominal qualification mandated by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

The MRCPsych examinations can be taken by:

  • Doctors in an approved training programme
  • Doctors in the UK who are not in an approved training programme
  • Doctors from the EU who are working or have worked Overseas
  • Non-EU doctors who are working or have worked Overseas

The MRCPsych Exam consists of:

1.TwoWritten Papers – Paper A and B

  • MRCPsych Paper A: The scientific and theoretical basis of psychiatry
  • MRCPsych Paper B’: Critical review and the clinical topics in psychiatry

2. Practical Exam:

Clinical Examination (CASC)- Clinical Assessment of Skills and Competencies

You can read more about eligibility for the MRCPsych exams here.