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 Practical Exam System for Medical Colleges Completely Changed

The Academic Council and Boards of Studies of the University of Health Sciences (UHS) have approved to change the existing practical examination system in medical colleges.

The change involves moving from traditional viva voce examination to Objective Structured Viva Examination (OSVE).

During a meeting of the Academic Council and Boards chaired by VC Prof. Ahsan Waheed Rathore, it was decided to conduct Oral/Practical/Clinical Examinations using Objective Structured Practical Examination (OSPE), Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE), and Objective Structured. has been. Viva Examination (OSVE) Formats.

OSVE has been implemented as a reliable method to assess students, focusing on their conceptual understanding and professional expression.

The test format is introduced based on a circuit of ‘stations’, with specific learning objectives assessed at each station.

While OSPE and OSCE have already been used, OSVE, which will be used for the first time in Pakistan, has proven to be effective in the assessment process in various countries.

Additionally, this year, the first professional MBBS aspirants will undergo assessment through 12 observed stations in the practical test of each subject under the university’s new modular syllabus.

The 12 stations will include seven for OSPE, three for OSCE, and two for OSVE. Each station will be monitored by external examiners, while the students’ regular teachers will not act as internal examiners.


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