CSA Pass Rate

Pass Rate


74% (First time applicants )



Fail Rates by Ethnicity


4.6% White

16.3% Asian

29.4% Afro carribean



Fail Rates by Country of Graduation and Sex


8.2% UK Graduates (Male 13.9%, Female 4.7%)

24.8% European Graduates (Male 19%, Female 16%)

43.1% International Medical Graduates (Male 47%, Female 36%)




First time applicants have the highest pass rates.

In all cases female applicants have consistently higher pass rates than their male counterparts.

White Female UK Graduates as a group have the highest chance of passing.

Male International Medical Graduates have the lowest chance of passing.

The anonymously marked AKT pass rates are similar  making it unlikely that the CSA exam is biased against candidates based on their ethnicity or sex.





Last updated 2014