Clinical radiology examinations

The RCR sets and offers FRCR examinations in clinical radiology and DDMFR examinations in dental and maxillofacial radiology. 

A range of information regarding the First FRCR Anatomy and Physics examinations, the Final FRCR Parts A and B and the DDMFR examinations, including entry requirements, fees, examination formats, venues and results publication can be found in this section.

FRCR examinations updates

Our examination updates address any changes made to our FRCR examinations from 2020 until our current date.

Before you apply for an examination 

COVID-19 and RCR examinations

  • If you feel unwell or display COVID-19 symptoms do not attend the examination. 
  • Candidates should follow the social distancing rules and cleaning guidelines for individual venues, in line with government guidance.


Please direct any examinations queries to or 020 7406 5905

Cancellation of the June sitting of the Final FRCR Part 2B Examination in Clinical Radiology
In the light of the devastating events in India at the moment, the RCR – in conjunction with our partners at Apollo Radiology International – has made the difficult decision of cancelling the planned Final FRCR Part 2B examination that we had hoped to run in Hyderabad in June 2021.

FRCR Part 1 (Radiology) - CR1

Information about the First FRCR Examination

FRCR Part 2B (Radiology) - CR2B

Information about the Final FRCR Part B Examination

FRCR Part 2A (Radiology) - CR2A

Information about the Final FRCR Part A Examination

How to prepare before you apply

Important instructions to help your application go smoothly

Diploma in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (DDMFR) Part A Examination

Information about the DDMFR Part A Examination

Diploma in Dental and Maxillofacial Radiology (DDMFR) Part B examination

Information about the DDMFR Part B Examination

Joint final examinations

Information about joint examinations in Singapore and Hong Kong

Examination results and pass rates

Results and pass rates of all radiology examinations will be published here when available

Examiner recruitment

Find out about becoming an examiner

Examination policies

Important information for all examination candidates

Examiners' reports

Guides for candidates and trainers preparing for future sittings

Remote invigilation (proctoring) guidance

The First FRCR and Final FRCR Part A examinations will be run with remote invigilation