PLAB is also known as Professional and Linguistic assessments Board Test (PLAB) .
PLAB test is relevant for international medical graduates. Those who
wish to take up a period of limited registration (which you can do only
if you are in supervised employment) and who need evidence that they
have the necessary skills and knowledge to practise medicine in the UK.
The PLAB test is designed to test ones ability to work safely in a first
appointment as a senior house officer in a UK hospital in the National
Health Service (NHS).
the PLAB test is one of the ways in which an individual can satisfy the
General Medical Council ( GMC ) that they have the knowledge and skills
which are necessary to practise medicine in the UK.
Please Note :
1) Those students who have passed the IELTS test more than two years back at the time of initial registration , will have to prove that they have maintained their English language skills once again.
registration will not be granted without the offer of a job. But passing
PLAB does not guarantee a job. Before taking the PLAB test, one should
make sure that they are well informed about opportunities for work in