Radiology examinations

The College sets and runs FRCR examinations in clinical radiology and the 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 Review

The full report, statistics and RCR commentary on the 2014 comprehensive review of the FRCR Examinations is available. Following a recommendation from the review, purpose of assessment statements have been created for each examination.  These can be found in the separate examination sections below.

Online Applications

Frequently asked questions are provided for further information on the online application process.  Please see the individual examination pages for more information about application opening and closing dates.

Changes to withdrawal and refund policy for 2016 examinations

Candidates withdrawing from an examination entry prior to the closing date will receive a refund of 80% of the fees paid.  Candidates who withdraw after the closing date will not be entitled to a refund and shall forfeit the examination fee.  Please note that the College does not transfer fees between examination sittings.


All queries concerning the FRCR examinations should be directed to or by telephone to 020 7406 5905.

Examination set-up

First FRCR Examination

Information about the First FRCR Examination

Final FRCR Part A Examination

Information about the Final FRCR Part A Examination

Final FRCR Part B Examination

Information about the Final FRCR Part B Examination

DDMFR Part A Examination

Information about the DDMFR Part A Examination

DDMFR Part B Examination

Information about the DDMFR Part B Examination

Examination results

Results of all radiology examinations will be published here when available

Examination policies

Important information for all examination candidates

Examiner recruitment

Examiner vacancies will be advertised here when available