GP SelfTest Frequently Asked Questions
- I can’t remember my password
- I’m having difficulty logging in to GP SelfTest
- I’m having difficulty accessing GP SelfTest
- What happens if I log-off GP SelfTest mid-way through completing a test?
- Is there a time limit to completing tests on GP SelfTest?
- How can I resit tests?
- How can I provide feedback on GP SelfTest?
- Can I highlight questions for later review?
- How can I review my progress and keep track of all my test results?
- When can I gain claim my free access to GP SelfTest?
- I’ve already purchased a member subscription to GP SelfTest, can I get a refund?
- I’m not an RCGP member, do I have free access to GP SelfTest?
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If you receive the error message “the credentials you provided cannot be determined to be authentic” please check that you have entered your email and/or password correctly. If you continue to receive the error message, please reset your password.
By selecting the save and exit option, the system will automatically save your record up to the last answer you submitted. When you next log in to GP SelfTest, it will inform you what percentage of the previous test you had completed and provide you with the option to continue your last test or start a new test. You can log in and out of GP SelfTest as many times as you like, at times convenient for you.
The only test on GP SelfTest that has a time limit is the AKT timed mock exam. This time limit is 3 hours 10 minutes and the time starts from the moment you start your first attempt. You must submit your answers before the time expires.
For all other tests, there is no time limit and you do not have to answer all questions in one session. Dependent on the subscription you have purchased, you have either six months or one year to complete tests and retake questions as many times as you like.
Once you have logged into GP SelfTest, you can select the feedback option on your homepage and complete and submit a feedback form. You can also provide a star rating for each individual question in a test as well as provide comments in the free text comments box.
Feedback and further educational resources will be updated to reflect changing evidence and knowledge. We encourage you to use these functions so that GP SelfTest remains an effective learning tool for you. Answer feedback and further educational resources will continue to be updated to reflect changing evidence and knowledge.
Yes, by selecting the flag question option provided with each question in any given test.
You can select the view current progress option at any time during a test. After you have completed a test, you are advised to download the test results and select the print option and add these to your portfolio to keep track of all your test results.
Your test results will provide you with a peer comparison and are broken down by curriculum category. Each category contains links to further relevant educational resources to aid your CPD.
All RCGP members will have free unlimited access to GP SelfTest from 2 July 2018. At RCGP, we want to do our best to deliver the best support and value possible, especially when it comes to your learning.
Yes. We want to ensure all Members gain the full benefits of this new CPD offering. If you have recently purchased a subscription and wish to discuss a partial refund, please email GPSelfTest@rcgp.org.uk before 2 January 2019. In this correspondence, you will be advised of the details you need to provide so that we can process your agreed refund amount. Dependent on when you purchased your subscription, we may require your bank details with your signed consent. Once we have the necessary details, we will do the rest to ensure your refund is processed and credited to your bank account. Please note, it may take up to three weeks to complete this process.