FRCR Part 2A (Radiology) - CR2A

FRCR examinations updates

  • Our examination updates address any changes made to our FRCR examinations.
  • June 2022 examination sitting: To make sure we meet our capacity demand for all eligible trainees, we will deliver this examination over two days:  

Paper 1 will be delivered on Tuesday 14 June

Paper 2 will be delivered on Wednesday 15 June

  • FRCR examinations in Singapore: We are pleased to acknowledge that from Friday the 1st of April 2022, the guidelines for entry to Singapore will be updated, and all vaccinated travellers will be allowed quarantine-free entry. Please refer to the current guidance on the Singapore government website for further details.

COVID-19 and RCR examinations

  • If you feel unwell or display COVID-19 symptoms do not attend the examination.

Please direct any examinations queries to or 020 7406 5905.

Purpose of assessment

The Final FRCR (Part A) single best answer (SBA) papers examine candidates on all aspects of clinical radiology and the basic sciences of physics, anatomy and techniques, against the Specialty Training Curriculum for Clinical Radiology. The Final FRCR Examination purpose of assessment statement details the examination's purpose, the required level of candidate training and the application of results. It is hoped that the statement will assist candidates, and those involved in their training, in understanding the scope of the FRCR examination and with relating the examination to other in-training assessments. The Final FRCR (Part A) examination comprises two papers, each containing 120 questions and covering a broad range of the core curriculum.

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