Exam eligibility

Exam eligibility for GPE pathway candidates

The exam eligibility requirements for GPE Pathway candidates are detailed in the General Practice Experience Pathway – Exam Eligibility Policy.

From January 2022 onwards, it will be compulsory for all doctors to have successfully completed Practice Experience Program – Standard Stream, or otherwise have GP recognition with Services Australia prior to enrolment in any RACGP Fellowship exams.

For more information about the GPE pathway, please refer to the Fellowship Pathways Policy Framework.

Guaranteed GPE outcome for 2022.2 AKT and KFP enrolment

Candidates on the GPE Pathway must have a valid general practice experience assessment outcome to enrol in the RACGP Fellowship exams. This outcome will advise you whether you have met the exam eligibility requirements.

Applicants who require a valid outcome to enrol into the 2022.2 AKT and KFP must submit a complete application by 5:00pm (AEDT) Monday 21 February 2022. Applications submitted after this date will not be guaranteed an outcome in time to enrol.

If further information or documentation is required, we will endeavour to assess your application before the close of enrolments at Midnight (AEST) on Sunday 8 May 2022 however, these applications will not be covered by the above guarantee.

For step-by-step instructions on how to complete your GPE application, please read both the Applying for a General Practice Experience Assessment Guidance Document and the Assessment of General Practice Experience Policy.


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