Candidate Assessment and Applied Knowledge Test (CAAKT)


Take a deep dive into the CAAKT assessment

Candidate Assessment and Applied Knowledge Test (CAAKT)


Take a deep dive into the CAAKT assessment
Education > Explore a GP career > Australian General Practice Training (AGPT) Program > Candidate Assessment and Applied Knowledge Test (CAAKT)

Assessment format

The Candidate Assessment and Applied Knowledge Test (CAAKT) is a computer-based test and features a mixture of knowledge test questions and situational judgement test questions. It’s based on the RACGP domains of general practice in the Curriculum and syllabus for Australian General Practice and focuses on the knowledge, skills and attributes necessary to become a GP.

Assessment dates and locations

The CAAKT will be held in a test centre in a number of locations, including capital cities as well as major centres outside of capital cities. In some instances, the CAAKT may also be able to be attended overseas.

Dates and locations will be available prior to each application intake.

Preparing for the CAAKT

Some useful resources to help you prepare for the CAAKT include:

In addition, please visit our information session page for details of useful selection webinars held during each application intake.

Find out more

Learn more about the AGPT Program and how to get started.


Training support

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