600 doctors failed the latest KFP exam

The pass rate has dropped 14 percentage points compared with last semester.
Nearly half have failed the latest test.

The zigzag trend of pass rates for the notorious key feature problem (KFP) exam is showing no signs of a reversal, with more than 600 candidates failing the latest test.

The exam, which is offered twice a year and costs about $2000 to undertake, is one of three candidates must pass to become fellows of the RACGP.