PLAB Preparatory Courses

PLAB Part I and Part 2 Preparatory Course is “First of its kind” and guarantees a success for aspiring doctors wishing to take PLAB test. This is a golden opportunity, not to be missed. The time is perfect as plenty of opportunities are unravelling due to current doctor’s recruitment crisis in the UK.

PLAB Part 1 Face to Face Course

PLAB P 1 Course is “First of its kind” & guarantees a success for aspiring doctors wishing to take PLAB test. The most established and highly successful Course in the Middle East, India and Malaysia.


  • Intensive 2-5 day course helping prepare candidates for the PLAB Part 1.
  • Highly Interactive Sessions.
  • Concentrate upon PLAB Part I Core Topics.
  • Updated Teaching Material with Lectures & MCQs based format for 2020-2021 Tests.
  • Highly Skilled Experienced PLAB Tutors working within NHS system.
  • Individual Feedback, Guidance & Support through your PLAB Journey.
  • PLAB Part 2 Guidance in the UK

Course Includes

  • ABMA PLAB P1 Boolet
  • Mock Test
  • Handouts
  • PLAB Part 1 Online Subscription(*)
  • Complimentary Lunch/Snack


  • UK based Medical Academy
  • Experienced UK Tutors who are working in the NHS
  • Excellent Pass Rate Part 1
  • Focus on individual attention
  • Offline communications with tutors
  • Guidance & Support throughout your PLAB Journey

PLAB P1 Course will be delivered in the following locations : [Due to covid-19, all our face to face courses have been called off until further notice. We are delivering 4 week PLAB 1 live course]

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Topics Covered

Respiratory SystemPsychiatryEthics
Cardiovascular SystemPharmacologyECG Overview
EndocrinologyOBGYNMetabolic Medicine
Renal or UrologyNephrologyWomen’s Health
DermatologyMental HealthEar, Nose and Throat
Infectious DiseasesReproductive SystemOphthalmology
PaediatricsNeurologyGood Medical Practice

PLAB Part 1 Online Course

Unique features:

  • 3/6/9/12 Months Online Subscription
  • Covers entire PLAB Syllabus
  • 2500+ Latest PLAB MCQs with Explanation
  • Comprehensive 50+ Video Lecturing
  • 5 PLAB Part 1 Mock Tests
  • Notes & Materials
  • Highly Experienced PLAB Tutoring Team

Topics Covered

Respiratory SystemPsychiatryEthics & Professionalism
Cardiovascular SystemPharmacologyECG Overview
EndocrinologyOB/GYNMetabolic Medicine
Renal or UrologyNephrologyWomen’s Health
DermatologyMental HealthEar, Nose and Throat
Infectious DiseasesReproductive SystemOphthalmology
PaediatricsNeurologyGood Medical Practice

The Most complete Online PLAB Part 1 Preparatory Course. Unlock everything you need for studying PLAB P1 success. Anywhere, Any Device, Anytime


  • UK Based Educational Academy
  • Excellent Pass Rate Part 1
  • Experienced UK Tutors who are working in the NHS
  • Focus on individual attention
  • Offline communications with tutors
  • Guidance & Support throughout your PLAB Journey

PLAB Part 2 Face to Face Course

PLAB Part 2 Face to Face Course(Manchester)

  • Intensive 12 days course helping prepare candidates for the PLAB Part 2.
  • Mannequin Teaching
  • Focus on individual attention & exam troubleshooting
  • We are known for our up to date teachings and we follow the latest guidelines in the UK very closely.

PLAB Part 2 Face to Face Course (Overseas)

  • Intensive 9 Day PLAB Part 2 Course
  • Covers PLAB P2 Scenarios
  • Highly Interactive Sessions
  • Experienced PLAB Tutors
  • Up to date teachings as per the latest guidelines in the UK
  • Live Discussion, Assessment and Feedback
  • Option to continue in our regular batch in Manchester, UK

Course Includes

  • Covers all areas of the PLAB P2 Exam
  • 2 Mock Tests
  • Notes and Materials
  • Mannequin Handlings
  • Unlimited access to practice in our academy until clear the exam

Topics Covered

EthicsBreaking Bad NewsHistory Taking
Management of common diseaseData InterpretationMannequin Examinations
Interpersonal and communication skillsGood Medical PracticeMocks

Our unique features:

  • All our tutors are UK practicing doctors working in UK.
  • Several of our tutors are UK graduates who know what is the new PLAB 2 exam format
  • Manchester based Academy, 20-30 minutes from GMC PLAB exam centre.
  • Stay in our accommodation with other Plab candidates
  • We assist with your visa application
  • Proper SIMMAN Traning and Practicing Session
  • We help with clinical attachment in hospital and GP surgeries during preparations
  • We help in securing job when passed through our own recruitment agency – Primary Source Limited
  • Free places available through our sponsor programme in association with Refuaid

Please reach us for more details at info@abmacademy.com

PLAB 2 Accommodation

Accommodation (ABMA’s Candidate)

Singe Room – £22-£30/day

Sharing – £17/day

Frequently Asked Us

About PLAB P1 Online Course

  • • As soon as you register with us, you will be given an access to logon to our Online MCQs Portal, which will be an integral part of your PLAB 1 preparation.  It will give you access to a database of around 1500+ questions and answers along with detailed explanations.
  • • We are also going to give you access to high quality video tutorials which are delivered by doctors who are practising in the UK.
  • • Five Mocks Test Included
  • • PLAB Part 1 notes will also be available
  • • Moreover, you will have access to MOCK tests, which you should practise rigorously in the last few weeks before your actually appear for your PLAB 1 test.
  • • We shall create folders for individual candidates to monitor their progress.

Why choose MCQ bank to help you in your PLAB: Part 1 exam preparation?

• We have one of the largest online bank of PLAB: Part 1 MCQs. We currently have over 1500+ high quality SBA MCQs (no EMQs like some other sites!), all with excellent feedback to help you learn as much relevant information in as short as time as possible.

• Our MCQs are written by practising doctors in the UK and are pitched at just the right standard for the PLAB: Part 1 exam. We have also included many questions sent in by last years candidates.

• We are committed to offering you the best possible value for money and also your valuable time.

PLAB Part 1 Course will be delivered  in the following locations

• Dubai – UAE
New Delhi – India
• Melaka – Malaysia
• Yangon – Myanmar
• Manila – Philippines
• Beijing & Shanghai – China
• Logos – Nigeria
• Jamaica – West Indies

There will be opportunities to meet the tutors in a LIVE workshop in above countries. They will be answering your questions and preparing for both PLAB1 and what lies beyond. If you avail this opportunity, we would encouraged you to attend our face to face two days intense course.

We shall prepare you finally for part 1 exam with real exam tips & circuits and will take this opportunity to discuss the range of services ABMA will provide to make the transition from your home country to the UK as seamless as possible.

Feel Free to ask Question or email to info@abmacademy.com

After get through PLAB 1, you will be entering the next phase of the journey, which will be slightly more uphill.

To make things as smooth as possible we shall be arranging a workshop in India/UAE/Pakistan/Malaysia/China/Myanmar which you will be encouraged to attend along with your parents or guardian.

We offer Plab P2 in Manchester and Overseas.

  • 12 days UK based course
  • Course handbook full of tips and practical advice with details about the OSCE stations.
  • Video tutorials
  • Face to face tutorials (Faculty includes both UK & IMG doctors)
  • Facilitating role playing in small teams
  • 2 mock OSCE examinations (all actors shall have local accents to give you a real life feel)
  • Plenty of practice on models and mannequins
  • Ask us for more details.

PLAB P1 Online Course  – £99/3 months, £149/6 months

PLAB P1 Face to Face Course  – Most of the time, we deliver our course with our local partners. Please touch with us or email to info@abmacademy.com

PLAB P2 Course

PLAB P2 Face to face course – Total Fee is £599(with 2 mocks).

Accommodation(ABMA’s Candidate)

Singe Room – £22-30/day

Sharing – £17/day

Separate accommodation for male and female. For more details, please visit at https://abmacademy.com/accommodation/


  • Pick up from Manchester Airport
  • Accommodation
  • Calling card/ SIM card on arrival to make international phone calls
  • Arrangement of a visit to Manchester city centre (GMC Examination Centre)
  • Ask us for more details.

Then look no further and enroll to our PLAB Part 1 Course – A complete package from Plab Part 1 to Placement after clearing Plab Part 2.

Feel Free to ask Question or email to info@abmacademy.com

Let us know if you have more questions.

ABM Academy Ltd., 167 Union Street, Oldham OL1 1TD, Greater Manchester

T:+44 161 628 7200
 +44 7703 477969 / +44 7440 128247

E: info@abmacademy.com[

PLAB General Information


PLAB is an interesting journey, which all International Medical Graduates (IMG) who have qualified outside the European Union will have to undertake before they can start working in the UK National Health Service (NHS).

ABMA endeavours to make your journey as pleasurable as possible. We have a clear understanding of the challenges faced by IMGs before they start working in the UK. In addition to preparing you for the entire journey, our faculty will always remain available to offer you real time advice if you should face any kind of hurdle.

Why candidates take the PLAB Test?

All doctors must be registered and licensed with the GMC if they want to work as doctors in the UK. How doctors are registered and licensed depends, generally, on their nationality and where they qualified. Doctors who graduate outside the UK and the EEA are known as international medical graduates.

Prerequisites for PLAB

  • Graduation from medical school
  • English Language Proficiency(OET or IELTS)

Graduation from Medical School

If your primary medical qualification is from outside the UK or EEA, GMC needs to make sure it’s acceptable in the UK.

Check if your medical school is listed on the World Directory.

English Language Requirements – IELTS

  • Academic version of the test
  • Score of at least 7.0 in each testing area and an overall score of 7.5
  • You got these scores in the same test
  • Within 2 years of the test

English Language Requirements – OET

  • you took the medicine version of the test
  • you got at least a grade ‘B’ in each testing area (speaking, listening, reading and writing)
  • you got those grades in the same test
  • you obtained the grades in your most recent sitting of the test.

What does the PLAB test do?

PLAB is the licencing exam for International Medical Graduates wishing to practice in the UK.

PLAB has two parts,

PLAB 1 and PLAB 2.

Once you’ve passed your PLAB 2 exam, you can get GMC registration to become eligible to work in the UK as a doctor.

What is PLAB P1?

  • The exam tests your ability to apply your knowledge for the care of patients. It doesn’t test how well you can remember and recite facts.
  • Questions relate to current best practice in the UK, and equipment routinely available in UK hospitals.
  • You’ll need to answer the questions in relation to published evidence and not according to your local arrangements.


  • 180 multiple choice questions
  • Must answer within three hours
  • Each starts with a short scenario followed by a question
  • Choose the right answer out of the five possible answers given

Test Dates

Pls refer GMC Website for more up to date exam date.

Exam Venues

Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, Egypt, Ghana, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, UAE, UK

Exam Cost

Part 1 of the PLAB test: £230 until 31 March 2019, £235 from 1 April 2019.

How to prepare?


Your results will be available around six weeks after you take the exam.

What is PLAB P2?

PLAB 2 is an objective structured clinical exam (OSCE).

  • It’s made up of 18 scenarios
  • Each lasting eight minutes
  • Total Time : Three hours and 10 minutes.
  • One and a half minutes between scenarios to read the instructions and patient information.
  • There will be at least two rest stations, allowing you to take breaks.
  • Aims to reflect real life settings including a mock consultation or an acute ward.

PLAB P2 : How will you be tested?

  1. Data gathering, technical and assessment skills
  2. Clinical management skills
  3. Interpersonal skills

PLAB P2 : When & Where?

  • You can take part 2 at clinical assessment centre in Manchester, UK.
  • PLAB 2 test dates throughout the year.

PLAB P2 : Exam Cost?

Part 2 of the PLAB test:

  • £840 until 31 March 2019
  • £860 from 1 April 2019.

PLAB P2 : How to prepare?

  • The Foundation Programme curriculum
  • Good medical practice
  • The PLAB blueprint
  • ABMA PLAB P2 Intensive Course in Manchester

PLAB P2 : Result?

  • Your results will be published on the Wednesday of the 4th week after your testing week. GMC publishes results at approximately 10.30 am.

What do you do after the exam?

  • When you pass the exam, you can apply for registration with a licence to practise. You must have your application for registration with a licence to practise in the UK approved within two years of passing part 2 of the exam. This applies from the point you take part 2, not the date you get your results.
  • If you fail the exam, you can book to take the exam again provided you meet all the requirements. You can attempt the exam a maximum of four times.

Useful Links :

General Medical Council (GMC) Site – About PLAB Test – When and where can I take PLAB? – Part 1Part 2 – PLAB test datesGMC Fees – PLAB test blueprint – The format of the test – Good medical practice – Making reasonable adjustments to the PLAB exam

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4 Week PLAB 1 Live Course

Intensive online revision course helping prepare candidates for the PLAB Part 1 Test.
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PLAB 1 Online Course

The Most complete Online PLAB Part 1 Preparatory Course.
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12 Day PLAB 2 Face2Face Course

This course lasts for 12 days where all the aspects of Plab 2 exam are covered.
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