Cardiothoracic Surgical Sciences and Principles (CSSP) Examination
You can register online during the official registration period.
This area provides guidance on what to study for the examination.
Sitting the exam
Candidates are required to arrive at the examination venue at least 30 minutes prior to the examination start time with photo identification. The multiple choice question (MCQ) examination is delivered electronically.
Candidates are advised via their RACS portfolio and email of their examination result. A pass or fail result only is awarded for the examination. The MCQ examination result will be advised approximately four weeks after the examination has taken place by email. Candidates who are successful in the written component will be invited to attend the anatomy viva. Results from the anatomy viva will be advised approximately one week after the examination.