Selection

2022 Selection Process for 2023 Intake

Please click here for the 2022 General Surgery Selection Regulations for 2023 Intake.

In 2022, the Selection fee for General Surgery (Australia) will be $935 (inc. GST).

Please click here to view the Selection Guidelines.

Information on becoming a surgeon is available from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons website.

For all selection queries please contact:

selection@generalsurgeons.com.au

All queries must be in writing. Phone calls will not be answered and you will be requested to put your query in writing to the above email address.

Procedural Skills and Professional Capabilities Form

Click here to access the Procedural Skills and Professional Capabilities Form.

Please note that for 2022, each procedure must be verified during rotations undertaken between 1 December 2019 and the closing date of applications except where 2.5.5 of the Regulations applies. Skills verified outside of this timeframe will deem the form ineligible and you will not be able to proceed to the next stage of selection.

Scholarship and Teaching Entry

Click here to access the required template for Scholarship and Teaching entries in your application.

Please note that for 2022, you must include the template provided for each entry of Scholarship and Teaching you wish to be scored in your application. No other supporting documentation will be accepted and entries that do not include the template completed correctly will not be scored. Please refer to section 4.9 of the 2022 General Surgery Selection Regulations for 2023 Intake.

Interview Dates

Interviews dates will be available on the website from 29 March 2022. The mailing state supplied in your mailing address on your application will be used to determine where your interview will take place (if you proceed to the interview stage). If your mailing state is ACT, TAS, NT or you are from overseas, your interview state will be the region you select as your first preference from your Regional preferences. 

Candidates who have known clashes with other events or personal circumstances have until 26 April 2022 to email selection@generalsurgeons.com.au requesting a particular date or interview state.  Please ensure you provide the reason for your preference.  Preferences will only be taken into consideration and cannot be guaranteed.

 

12 JAN 2022    Registrations to SET open through RACS website.
9 FEB 2022  

Registrations to SET close through RACS website (if you do not register first with RACS you will not be able to apply through GSA for selection).

18 FEB 2022  

Log in details for General Surgery Application sent to candidates via email.

2 MAR 2022  

Applications to General Surgery SET Program opens at 12:00pm AEDT.

30 MAR 2022
 

Selection Applications close at 5:00pm AEDT. Please be aware that you must complete your application, including payment for your application, prior to this time. The system will automatically log you out and your application cannot be submitted after this date and time under any circumstances.

29 MAR 2022
 

Interview dates are available on the GSA website, www.generalsurgeons.com.au

Please advise before 26 April 2022 to selection@generalsurgeons.com.au of any prior commitments affecting your availability, including possible interviews with other specialties. Once interview dates and times are finalised they cannot be altered.

20 APR 2022  

All applicants will be informed via email if they have or have not met minimum eligibility.

22 APRIL TO 20 MAY 2022

  Referee report collection.
26 APR 2022  

Last day to email selection@generalsurgeons.com.au with interview preferences.

Preferences will be taken into consideration but not guaranteed.

30 MAY 2022  

All applicants will be informed via email whether they are proceeding to the next stage (interviews) or whether they are ineligible as per the Regulations.

30 MAY TO 3 JUNE 2022

  Eligible applicants are advised of interview date and time.
JUNE/JULY 2022
 

Interviews take place. The exact dates will be available on the GSA website FROM 29 March 2022.

25 JULY 2022  

First Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm AEST.

Applicants in the last quartile and waitlist applicants will be advised by email.

12 AUG 2022  

Second Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm AEST.

Applicants who do not receive an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants who do not receive an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

2 SEPT 2022  

Third Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm AEST.

Applicants who do not receive an offer  will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants who do not receive an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

23 SEPT 2022  

Fourth Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm AEST if positions are available.

Deferral is not permitted. Applicants who do not receive an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants who do not receive an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

14 OCT 2022  

Fifth Round Offers are made via email prior to 12.00pm AEDT if positions are available.

Deferral is not permitted. Applicants who do not receive an offer will remain on the waitlist unless written withdrawal of application is received. Applicants who do not receive an offer will be emailed advising that they remain on the waitlist.

11 NOV 2022  

Final date for offers via email if positions are available. Deferral is not permitted

15 NOV 2022  

Unsuccessful applicants on the waitlist are advised via email together with their feedback report.

 

 
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