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European Society of Cardiology

Welcome to the European Society of Cardiology knowledge based assessment in general cardiology 2018. Please monitor this website for information on registration opening for this year’s examination.

The European Society of Cardiology in cooperation with National Cardiac Societies in Europe have developed this service of examination delivery.

The format of the present knowledge based assessment in general cardiology is the following:

  • Best-of-five format with clinical scenario
  • One three-hour paper of 120 questions
  • Electronic test taken on a computer at a testing centre

Candidates nominated by the national cardiac societies involved in this programme will sit the KBA in general cardiology at Pearson VUE Testing Centres across Europe. Please monitor this website for an official date of examination in summer 2018.


Only those invited by their respective national cardiac societies can use this site to register to sit the examination.

Last updated 2017-08-30