NUMS Conducts PM&DC NEB EXAMS 2017

RAWALPINDI: The National Examination Boards (NEB) 2017 Step 1, 2 and 3 for foreign medical graduates of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PM&DC) was successfully conducted by the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS), Rawalpindi. Step 1 was conducted for 2478 candidates on March 16 at Pak China Center, Islamabad and Army Medical College, Rawalpindi and Step 2 for about 1024 candidates on May 4, 2017 at Pak China Center, Islamabad.

Step 3 OSCE was conducted on dated 15, 16, 22 and 23 July 2017 at CMH new OPD Complex Rawalpindi. 786 candidates from all over Pakistan were examined in 5 venues over 8 sessions across these 4 days. About 80 PM&DC approved offsite examiners were invited from different parts of Pakistan. Each venue had 15 OSCE stations and 5 rest stations out of which 5 stations were in medicine and allied specialties, 4 surgical and allied specialties, 2 Obstetrics & Gynecology, and 1 each in Pediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology and Diagnostics. NUMS was responsible for formulation of the OSCE station, conduct of examination, assessment and declaration of results that were uploaded on NUMS and PM&DC website the same day. 

Hundreds of eminent examiners from National University of Medical Sciences Rawalpindi, Rawalpindi Medical University Rawalpindi, CMH Lahore Medical College Lahore, Yusra Medical & Dental College Islamabad, Punjab Medical College Faisalabad, Wah Medical College Wah Cantt, King Edward Medical University Lahore, Al-Nafees Medical College Islamabad, Azad Jammu Kashmir Medical College Muzaffarabad, Shifa Tameer-e-Millat University Islamabad, Khyber Medical College Peshawar, KMU Institute of Medical Sciences Kohat, Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Medical College Mirpur (AJK), Shalamar Medical & Dental College Lahore, Frontier Medical & Dental College Abbottabad, Quaid-e-Azam Medical College Bahawalpur and Ayub Medical College Abbottabad, actively participated in this magnanimous academic pursuits. The quality; contents and conduct of examination by NUMS was lauded at National level.(PR)

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