GMC Online Account When should one take IELTS

The recent post from GMC website has given the final date to setup GMC account
and IELTS course submission.
It’s given as there is a year gap between the IELTS submission and PLAB.

So when should one take IELTS if one is about to take PLAB on November 2023

Your IELTS/OET results should be ready by the day it is mentioned there. Please refer to the picture obtained from here.

So, in order to book PLAB 1 in 2 November 2023, you have to have GMC online ready and IELTS/OET passed and results submitted by 1 December 2022, and that booking will open on 8 December 2022.