IMGs blamed for low pass rate
IMGs brought into the country on temporary visas appear to be bringing down the pass rate of RACGP fellowship exams.
Overall, just 446 of 1000 candidates passed the key feature problems (KFP) test in 2015. This is one of the core exams in the fellowship assessment process.
The low pass rate has triggered claims that not only is the exam "unfair" and failing to test clinical competency, but also that regional training providers are failing GP registrars.
But now it appears the fellowship pass rate is