Examination Section / / European Board of Paediatric Surgery.

Format and Scope of the Examination

  1. PART ONE Multiple Choice Questionnaire with 100 questions...

  2. PART TWO Clinical and Oral...

An in-depth knowledge will be required of neonatal surgery, general paediatric surgery and paediatric urology.


Part One

a 100 multiple choice questionnaire taken from:...

  1. Anatomy, physiology and embryology...

  2. Pathology, microbiology, genetics and immunology...

  3. Clinical history, examination and operative technique...

  4. Clinical data interpretation...

  5. Radiological investigations...

  6. General Paediatric surgery and oncology...

  7. Neonatal surgery...

  8. Genito Urinary Surgery and trauma...

  9. Critical care...

  10. Statistics, research, audit and ethics...

There are three or four Part One Examinations held each year. Candidates may only attempt one part one exam each year.

Once successful, the Part One certificate is valid for three years allowing candidates preparation time to sit the Part Two Examination.

Eligibility for the Part Two examination can be checked via the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Part Two

The part two examination contains four sessions, each lasting 45 minutes:


  1. Clinical...

  2. General Paediatric Surgery...

  3. Neonatal Surgery...

  4. Genito Urinary Surgery/Trauma...



EBPS Objectives
About the exam

EBPS Objectives

The main objective of the EBPS is to attain the highest standards of care in the field of paediatric surgery, as defined in the Dublin statements of 1987, in the countries of the European Union.

Qualifications

The Diploma

E.B.P.S now aligns itself with other European Boards in awarding a Diploma to candidates who pass European Examinations.

The Diploma
EBPS Examiners
The people

EBPS Examiners

The European Register is separate from National Registers. European Board of Paediatric Surgery has candidates and examiners from all over the world.

Top of the class

Best Performers

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Best Performers

Why sit the exam?

Comments from people who have sat the exams.

  • I am a paediatric surgeon with an international mindset and wish to work in other countries at some point, and with this certificate I hope to give credit to my international mindset

    Part One // Participant

  • Why do you wish to sit the EBPS Examination banner: "Updating knowledge, CME and professional upgrading"

    Part One // Participant

  • It is a standardised, well conducted examination for paediatric surgery and I hope in future it will be accepted all around"

    Part One // Participant