MRCEM OSCE - Malaysia - Dates, Locations and Fees

  • April 09, 2020

International doctors (IMGs) can sit the final MRCEM OSCE exam in three locations: the UK, India and Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). 

Here we explore in brief the exam centres, dates, fees and how to apply online for the MRCEM OSCE exams in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur). 

Covid-19 & RCEM:

The Royal College of Emergency Medicine took the difficult decision to cancel all events for the months of April, May and June following the escalation of the virus. As well as delay the rease of certain results.

As the UK and most of the world remain in some form of lockdown, the Royal College has not announced when it is expecting to open up its centres again in 2020. Understandably this will be tied into government advice and that of the WHO, whilst most examiners involved in the OSCE examinations will be tied into urgent clinical duties.

IMG Connect is keeping a very close eye on the examination & results schedule and will keep all our IMGs informed as soon as the College publishes some updates. You can find the updated exam schedule here

Current exam dates

2020 Exam dates for India have been released, these are: 



MRCEM OSCE International (Kuala Lumpur) 

7 – 9 July 2020 POSTPONED


The exam costs £650 in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. In the UK and India the exam costs £450. 

Application windows

To ensure you get a space on the exam, you have to apply online during the application window. Applications submitted after the closing date will be rejected. The application windows for Malaysia are below: 



MRCEM OSCE Kuala Lumpur (7 – 9 July) POSTPONED

 27 April 2020 to 22 May 2020

Results from the India examinations will be released on the following dates: 



MRCEM OSCE Kuala Lumpur (7 – 9 July) POSTPONED 

7 August 2020

Overseas candidates can also sit the MRCEM OSCE examination in India. Remaining dates for 2020 are as follows: 




23 – 25 November 2020

Please note that all dates are subject to change, you can check the most up to date calendar here


You can apply for the MRCEM OSCE Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) examination, or indeed the full roster of Emergency Medicine examinations from the Royal College of Emergency Medicine (FRCEM or MRCEM) here. All applications must be made online and during the application window. 

IMGs from all over the world take the MRCEM OSCE examination in Malaysia, India and the United Kingdom (UK) whilst on their journey towards securing an Emergency Medicine job in the NHS. If you want to discuss your options for MRCEM or Emergency Medicine exams, get in touch with your IMG consultant team, who would be happy to answer any questions you may have. 

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