About

FCPS OBG Part 2 VIVA

Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS) is a postgraduate qualification awarded by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan upon completing specialized training in chosen area of specialization and passing the examination in that specific specialty.
FCPS is regarded as the highest degree achieved by the doctors in any specialty in Pakistan.
FCPS OBG Part 2 VIVA exam is having two components of this examination, with two subcomponents in one component. Those are,

Long Case Obstetrics

Long Case Gynaecology

         TOACS – Task-Oriented Assessment of Clinical Skills

About

FCPS OBG Part 2 VIVA

Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (FCPS) is a postgraduate qualification awarded by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan upon completing specialized training in chosen area of specialization and passing the examination in that specific specialty.
FCPS is regarded as the highest degree achieved by the doctors in any specialty in Pakistan.
FCPS OBG Part 2 VIVA exam is having two components of this examination, with two subcomponents in one component. Those are,

Long Case Obstetrics

Long Case Gynaecology

         TOACS – Task-Oriented Assessment of Clinical Skills

Eligibility

MBBS or equivalent registered with the PMDC.
1 year house job in a CPSP recognized institution – out of which 3 months should be in your area of
specialization.
4 years residency training in any CPSP recognized institution
Passing of FCPS OBG Part 1 is Mandatory

Note:- Deficiency in house job can be compensated with equal time in residency.

Calendar and Venues

Program Examination Detail
FCPS II (Major Subjects)
IMM
September 1, 2020 (Tuesday)
FCPS II (Other)
MCPS
October 27, 2020 (Tuesday)
FCPS - II (major & Other Subjects), IMM, Examinations would be conducted at Saudi Arabia and
Khatmandu-Nepal on the same dates.

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE 2020

Program Examination Detail
FCPS II (Major Subjects)
IMM
February 9, 2021 (Tuesday)
August 24, 2021 (Tuesday)
FCPS II (Other)
MCPS
April 6, 2021 (Tuesday)
October 26, 2021 (Tuesday)
FCPS - II (major & Other Subjects), IMM, and MCPS Examinations will also be administered at Nepal and
Saudia Arabia on the same dates.

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE 2021

Calendar and Venues

Program Examination Detail
FCPS II (Major Subjects)
IMM
September 1, 2020 (Tuesday)
FCPS II (Other)
MCPS
October 27, 2020 (Tuesday)
FCPS - II (major & Other Subjects), IMM, Examinations would be conducted at
Saudi Arabia and Khatmandu-Nepal on the same dates.

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE 2020

Program Examination Detail
FCPS II (Major Subjects)
IMM
February 9, 2021 (Tuesday)
August 24, 2021 (Tuesday)
FCPS II (Other)
MCPS
April 6, 2021 (Tuesday)
October 26, 2021 (Tuesday)
FCPS - II (major & Other Subjects), IMM, and MCPS Examinations will also be
administered at Nepal and Saudia Arabia on the same dates.

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE 2021

EXAM CRITERIA AND PATTERNS

Each candidate will be allotted two long cases, one obstetrical and one gynecological. For each long case, the candidate will be allowed 30 minutes for history taking and clinical examination. Candidates should take a careful history from the patient (or relative) and after a thorough physical examination identify the problems which the patient has. During this period, the candidate will be observed by the examiners on his/her approach to the patient, bed side manners and clinical methods. Candidates are not required to write a formal history, but they may take notes for their own use for presentation of the case history, findings, and discussion. Case presentation and discussion on the long case will be conducted jointly by the two examiners for 30 minutes. In this section the candidates will be assessed on the following areas: Interviewing and Clinical examinations skills

Introduces oneself, listens patiently, and is polite with the patient.

Is able to extract relevant information.

Takes informed consent

Uses correct clinical methods systematically (including appropriate exposure and re-draping)

It is mandatory to pass theory first in order to sit TOACS and viva components. TOACS is again image-based assessment of the candidate covering all the modalities of radiology. It is a computer-based examination which comprises of 30 stations. The viva component comprises of six system-related viva sessions taken by six examiners on three tables, i.e. two systems on one table.

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Important Note: The information on this page has been referenced from the CPSP website and is subject to change. This page is for your quick reference only; please visit the CPSP website for further and detailed information.