RACGP fellowship exam: 600 'borderline' candidates pay for second chance

Candidates assessed as 'borderline' between pass or fail were given the option of sitting additional questions for a $1100 fee

The RACGP has released the results of its revamped OSCE exams showing that a total of 600 candidates paid $1100 each to sit an extra day after being marked 'borderline' between pass and fail.

Online exam

As a result of the COVID-19 threat, the format of the exams was changed with candidates sitting the clinical exam remotely using the Zoom video-conferencing software.

Under changes introduced by the college last year, those candidates who passed nine or 10 of the 12 cases were deemed