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.

Before you apply for an examination

Important update regarding applications for autumn/winter 2022 exam sittings

COVID-19 and RCR examinations

  • If you feel unwell or display COVID-19 symptoms do not attend the examination. 
  • Please read our examination updates timeline addressing all the changes made on all our FRCR examinations from 2020 until our current date.


Please direct any examinations queries to or 020 7406 5905

Exam candidates
RCR to launch new exam hub

The Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) is excited to launch its new exam hub in October 2022, with an innovative user-led booking system making the process for booking exams easier and quicker for candidates.

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Information on the DDMFR Part A exam


Information on the DDMFR Part B (exam)

FRCR Part 1 (Radiology) - CR1

Information on the FRCR Part 1 (Radiology) - CR1 exam

FRCR Part 2B (Radiology) - CR2B

Information on the FRCR Part 2B (Radiology) - CR2B exam

FRCR Part 2A (Radiology) - CR2A

Information on the FRCR Part 2A (Radiology) - CR2A exam

How to prepare before you apply

Important instructions to help your application go smoothly

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

Examination policies

Important information for all examination candidates

Examiners' reports

Guides for candidates and trainers preparing for future sittings