OSCE stands for “Objective Structured Clinical Examination” which means the assessment is objective in nature instead of examiners’ subjective opinion.

A.  Primary Examination:  There are 6 active station and 2 rest stations (total of 8 stations). The Xray and CT scan stations are held in a hall with questions and images projected. There are 4 Xrays and 4 CT Scans. Candidate gets 3 minutes per image.
The remaining stations are held together. At each station, the candidate gets exactly  2 minutes to read the questions and during these 2 minutes  they  CANNOT write. They then get exactly 10 minutes to write their answer to the questions at each station. Each station consists of usually  4   set of questions and each set of question may have 1-3 sub-questions. Candidates CANNOT write during the rest station. Following stations are faced by the candidate:

1. Xrays

2. CT Scans

3. Art. Blood Gas interpretation

4. Biochemistry.

5. Rest station

6. Hematology and Coagulation.

7. ECG

8. Rest station

 

B.  Fellowship Examination: There are 6 active station and 2 rest stations (total of 8 stations). The Xray and CT scan stations are held in a hall with questions and images projected. There are 4 Xrays and 4 CT Scans. Candidate gets 3 minutes per image. The remaining stations are held together. At each station, the candidate gets exactly  2 minutes to read the questions and during these 2 minutes  they  CANNOT write. They then get exactly 10 minutes to write their answer to the questions at each station. Each station consists of usually  4   set of questions and each set of question may have 1-3 sub-questions. Candidates CANNOT write during the rest station. Following stations are faced by the candidate:

1. Xrays

2. CT Scans

3. Art. Blood Gas interpretation

4. Biochemistry.

5. Rest station

6. Hematology and Coagulation.

7. ECG

8. Rest station

9. Equipment and Graphics

10. Communication