Competition Ratios – 2016/17

Basic Specialist Training

Speciality No. eligible applicants No. of Posts Available No. shortlisted No. interviewed No. appointed Competition Ratios
Medicine

431

283 431 395 271

1.52

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

46

24 46 44 24

1.92

Paediatrics

77

42 77 68 41

1.83

Pathology

28

12 28 28 12

2.33

Streamlined Programmes

Speciality No. eligible applicants No. of Posts Available No. shortlisted No. interviewed No. appointed Competition Ratios
Anaesthesia

84

40 60 60 40

2.10

Core Surgical Training

95

58 95 89* 58

1.64

Emergency Medicine
(Core EMT)

49

26 49 49 26

1.88

General Practice

296

172 267 250 172

1.72

Ophthalmology

23

9 15 15 9

2.56

Psychiatry

73

60 73 69 55

1.22

Advanced Streamlined Training

Speciality

No. eligible applicants No. of Posts Available No. shortlisted No. interviewed No. appointed

Competition Ratios

Adult Psychiatry

21

21 21

19

Cardiothoracic Surgery

1

1 1 1 1

1.00

Ears Nose Throat

2

2 2 2 2

1.00

Emergency Medicine

12

10 12 11 7

1.20

General Surgery

11

6 9 9 6

1.83

Neurosurgery

2

1 1 1 1

2.00

Paediatric Surgery

3

1 3 3 1

3.00

Plastic Surgery

4

2 4 4 2

2.00

Trauma & Orthopaedics

12

6 12 12 6

2.00

Urology

4 2 4 4 2

2.00

HST Programme

Speciality No. eligible applicants No. of Posts Available No. shortlisted No. interviewed No. appointed Competition Ratios
Cardiology

18

9 14 14 9

2.00

Chemical Pathology

0

0 0 0

0

0.00

Clinical Genetics

1

1 1 1 1

1.00

Clinical Microbiology

4

4 4 4 2

1.00

Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics

0

0 0 0

0

Dermatology

14

5 9 9 5

2.80

Diagnostic Radiology –  1st Year

61

20 31 31 20

3.05

Diagnostic Radiology – Post Fellowship 5th year

17

11 15 12 11

1.55

Endocrinology & Diabetes Mellitus

10

6 10 10 6

1.67

Gastroenterology

17

9 15 15 8

1.89

Genito-Urinary Medicine

2

1 2 2 1

2.00

Geriatrics

21

10 12 12 10

2.10

Haematology

10

6 10 10 5

1.67

Histopathology

7

7 7 7 6

1.00

Immunology

1

3 1 1 1

0.33

Infectious Diseases

8

4 8 8 4

2.00

Medical Oncology

15

6 15 15 6

2.50

Nephrology

15

5 14 14 5

3.00

Neurology

12

2 10 10 2

6.00

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

25

12 17 17 12

2.08

Occupational Medicine

1

1 1 1 1

1.00

Paediatrics

35

25 35 35 25

1.40

Palliative Medicine

10

4 9 9 4

2.50

Public Health Medicine

18

8 16 16 8

2.25

Radiation Oncology

14

4 9 9 4

3.50

Rehabilitation Medicine

3

2 3 3 0

1.50

Respiratory Medicine

14

10 12 12 10

1.40

 Rheumatology

12

6 12 12 6

2.00

Parallel Intake

Speciality No. eligible applicants No. of Posts Available No. shortlisted No. interviewed No. appointed Competition Ratios
Adult Psychiatry

11

4 4

2

Cardiothoracic Surgery

3

1 0 0 0

3.00

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

5

5 5

5

Ears Nose Throat

1

2 1 1 0

0.50

General Surgery

18

8 13 12 8

2.25

Plastic Surgery

10

2 8 8 2

5.00

Neurosurgery 

5

1 3 3 1

5.00

Ophthalmic surgery 

6

4 4 4 4

1.50

Oral & Maxillofacial surgery

3

1 3 3 0 (2 offered/ rejected)

3.00

Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgery

18

6 13 12 6 3.00

Urology 

4 3 4 4 3

1.33