Peshawar-A workshop regarding the process of examination and MCQs submission was organised by Khyber Medical University (KMU) Peshawar at the conference room of Khyber Girls’ Medical College Peshawar.

The workshop was part of a series of similar workshops aimed at training faculty of the affiliated colleges of basic and clinical sciences on modular system of examinations. More than fifty faculty members attended the workshop. The facilitator of the workshop was Dr Sadia Fatima.

In the first session a presentation on ‘Introduction to the examination process’ was conducted, in which the whole process of MCQs collection, submission and entrance into the computers for computerised generation of paper was all made clear to the faculty. It was also explained to the faculty on how to develop well-structured MCQs, testing appropriate content and on how to improve quality and enter the MCQS on KMU template for proper uploading on to the computer.

Dr Sadia said that the timing of MCQs submission was important for the in time of paper printing and disposal to all the medical colleges.

She also briefly explained the OSPE/OSCE concept, difference and its structure. Questions regarding options of the MCQS were also addressed.

It was explained that five options are ideal even in some cases four options are acceptable. The updated KMU template consisting of theme and objectives were also shared with the faculty.