Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Nature and Content of Saudi Licensing Examination (Prometric)

 
SCHS is licensed to provide evaluation for all holders of health certificates for the purpose of professional classification prior to practice profession within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. From its responsibility SCHS performs task of professional classification in many types, the most common of which is when holding Written Online exam which use multiple choice questions and answered by choosing one choice only.
 
This exam is of 02 hours duration and contains 70 MCQs that has to be answered.
 
Relative Percentage of questions from different subjects is as follows;
 
50 % = 35 MCQs
Pharmacology
1
 
20 % = 15 MCQs
Pharmaceutics & Biopharmacutics
2
 
10 % = 05 MCQs 
Pharmacy Calculations 3
 
20 % = 15 MCQs
Pharmacy Practice & Clinical Pharmacy 4
 
Passing Score is 55 % i.e minimum 39 marks.   


Source: Saudi Commission for Health Specialties Website.

5 comments:

  1. Is passing marks same for degrees like B-Pharmacy, Pharm-D, M-Pharm or PhD?

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  2. how to apply for SCHS prometric exam for Pharmacist presently as the procedure has changed.

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  3. how to apply for SCHS prometric exam for Pharmacist presently as the procedure has changed.

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