Orthopaedic Principles and Basic Sciences OPBS
The Orthopaedic Principles and Basic Sciences (OPBS) Examination is a summative assessment of a candidate’s knowledge, understanding and application of the basic sciences relevant to Orthopaedic Surgery early in their surgical training.
Candidates apply via the online registration link above during the 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 before the examination start time with photo identification. This examination is delivered electronically.
Candidates are awarded a result of pass or fail only for the examination. Results are available in the RACS Portfolio and via email approximately four weeks after the examination.