How many times PLAB is held in a year?

Hi there, everyone!

I wanted to ask how many times PLAB (both 1 and 2) are held in a year.

I’ll be graduating by the end of this year (2022) and my plan is to seat PLAB 1 and 2 in 2023 as soon as possible.

So, usually how many times and when are the PLAB exams held within a single year?

Thank you all in advance!

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PLAB 1 is 4 times in a year (February, May, August and November).
Check the dates on the GMC website:

PLAB 2 in contrast, is throughout the year. You can read more about this also here: When and where can you take PLAB 2 - GMC