MRCS – PART A
MRCS – Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons
Part A of the Intercollegiate MRCS is a five-hour MCQ exam consisting of two papers taken on the same day. The AM paper is three hours and the PM paper is two hours in duration.
The exam uses single best answer MCQs Questions designed to test knowledge of both applied basic science and principles of surgery in general to a level that a surgical trainee should have achieved two to three years after qualification.