# Exam Breakdown and Timing

Exam:

### Core Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | a | 10 | 120 | 2 hours and 10 minutes | 20 | 2 hours and 30 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 55 minutes | |

Required intermission (60 minutes) |
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1 | b | 10 | 120 | 2 hours and 10 minutes | N/A | 2 hours and 10 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 35 minutes | |

Total for day 1 |
240 | 6 hours and 30 minutes | |||||||

2 | a | 10 | 120 | 2 hours and 10 minutes | N/A | 2 hours and 10 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 35 minutes | |

Required intermission (60 minutes) |
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2 | b | 10 | 120 | 2 hours and 10 minutes | N/A | 2 hours and 10 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 35 minutes | |

Total for day 2 |
240 | 6 hours and 10 minutes | |||||||

3 | a | 10 | 120 | 2 hours and 10 minutes | N/A | 2 hours and 10 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 35 minutes | |

Required intermission (60 minutes) |
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3 | b | 10 | 57 | 1 hour and 1 minute | N/A | 1 hour and 1 minute | 10 | 1 hour and 21 minutes | |

Total for day 3 |
177 | 4 hours and 56 minutes | |||||||

ALL | 17 hours and 36 minutes | Physics Only |

^{1} This exam is scheduled with a one-hour required intermission each day between sessions.

Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Conditioned Core Exam - PHYSICS ONLY

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
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1 | a | 10 | 136 | 2 hours and 27 minutes | 20 | 2 hours and 47 minutes | 15 | 3 hours and 12 minutes |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Certifying Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | a | 10 | 118 | 2 hours and 8 minutes | 20 | 2 hours and 28 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 53 minutes | |

Required intermission (60 minutes) |
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1 | b | 10 | 180 | 3 hours and 15 minutes | N/A | 3 hours and 15 minutes | 20 | 3 hours and 45 minutes | |

All | 7 hours and 38 minutes | No |

^{1} This exam is scheduled with a one hour required intermission between sessions a and b.

Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Radioisotope Safety Exam (RISE)

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
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1 | a | 10 | 70 | 1 hour and 16 minutes | 20 | 1 hour and 36 minutes | 10 | 1 hour and 56 minutes |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Neuroradiology Subspecialty Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | a | 10 | 180 | 3 hours and 15 minutes | 20 | 3 hours and 35 minutes | 20 | 4 hours and 5 minutes | Yes |

### Conditioned Neuroradiology Subspecialty Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | a | 10 | 60 | 1 hour and 5 minutes | 20 | 1 hours and 25 minutes | 10 | 1 hours and 45 minutes | No |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Pediatric Radiology Subspecialty Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | a | 10 | 180 | 3 hours and 15 minutes | 20 | 3 hours and 35 minutes | 20 | 4 hours and 5 minutes | No |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Nuclear Radiology Subspecialty Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | a | 10 | 180 | 3 hours and 15 minutes | 20 | 3 hours and 35 minutes | 20 | 4 hours and 5 minutes | No |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Clinical Oncology Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | a | 10 | 118 | 2 hours and 8 minutes | 20 | 2 hours and 28 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 53 minutes | N |

Required Intermission |
60 |
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1 | b | 10 | 118 | 2 hours and 8 minutes | N/A | 2 hours and 8 minutes | 15 | 2 hours and 33 minutes | N |

^{1}This exam is scheduled with a one-hour required intermission between sessions.

Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Medical Physics Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | Physics | 10 | 100 | 1 hour and 48 minutes | 20 | 2 hours and 8 minutes | 10 | 2 hours and 28 minutes |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Radiation and Cancer Biology Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | Biology | 10 | 100 | 1 hour and 48 minutes | 20 | 2 hours and 8 minutes | 10 | 2 hours and 28 minutes |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Medical Physics & Radiation and Cancer Biology Exam

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | Physics | 10 | 100 | 1 hour and 48 minutes | 20 | 2 hours and 8 minutes | 10 | 2 hours and 28 minutes | Y |

Required Intermission |
60 |
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1 | Biology | 10 | 100 | 1 hour and 48 minutes | N/A | 1 hours and 48 minutes | 10 | 2 hours and 8 minutes | Y |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Oral Exam

Check-in / Orientation | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Total Time ^{1} |
Study Materials |
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Approximately 30 minutes | N/A | 4 hours | 6 hours and 10 minutes | Click here for materials |

^{1}Total time includes orientation, exam time, and a 10-minute break after each exam period.

Additionally, there is a 30-minute mandatory intermission halfway through the exam.

### Part 1 Exam - General & Clinical

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | General | 10 | 129 | 2 hours and 52 minutes | 20 | 3 hours and 12 minutes | 15 | 3 hours and 37 minutes | N |

Required Intermission |
60 |
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1 | Clinical | 10 | 71 | 1 hour and 33 minutes | N/A | 1 hour and 33 minutes | 10 | 1 hour and 53 minutes | Y |

^{1}This exam is scheduled with a one-hour required intermission between sessions.

Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Part 1 Exam - Clinical only

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | Clinical | 10 | 71 | 1 hour and 33 minutes | 20 | 1 hour and 53 minutes | 10 | 2 hours and 13 minutes | Y |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Part 2 Clinical Exam - All Disciplines

Day | Session | Registration / Check-in (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Condition Possible |
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1 | Diagnostic Nuclear Therapeutic | 10 | 130 | 2 hours and 53 minutes | 20 | 3 hours and 13 minutes | 15 | 3 hours and 38 minutes | N |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Oral Exam

Check-in / Orientation | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Total Time ^{1} |
Study Materials |
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Approximately 30 minutes | N/A | 2 hours and 30 minutes | 3 hours and 50 minutes | Click here for materials |

^{1}Total time includes orientation, exam time, and a 10-minute break after each exam period.

### Computer-based Certifying Exam

Check-in / Orientation (minutes) | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Tutorial / Practice (minutes) | Total Exam Time | Break Time^{1} (minutes) |
Total Time^{2} |
Study Materials |
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10 | 178 | 3 hours and 13 minutes | 20 | 3 hours and 33 minutes | 20 | 4 hours and 3 minutes | Click here for materials |

^{1}Break time is calculated at 5 minutes per hour (rounded up to the next hour).

You can take more breaks than these; however, your exam time will continue to count down.

^{2}This is the total allotted time for the exam. Your total exam time may be less.

### Oral Certifying Exam

Check-in / Orientation | Number of Questions | Exam Time | Total Time^{1} |
Study Materials |
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Approximately 30 minutes | N/A | 2 hours | 3 hours and 10 minutes | Click here for materials |

^{1}Total time includes orientation, exam time, and a 10-minute break after each exam period.