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BOE – USI INFORMATION ON THE ONLINE WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR POSTGRADUATES
The purpose of the BOE online written exam is to assess whether the candidate demonstrates the level of knowledge required to be selected for the various International travelling fellowships of the Urological Society of India.
Fellowships details with their approximate timings & number of fellowships available/ (subject to change) are as follows:
AUA – 4 fellowships – will be in May of next year
BAUS - 2 fellowships – will be in June of next year
Singapore – 2 fellowships – will be in Aug end of next year
EUREP – 6 fellowships – will be in Sept of next year
NAUS - 4 fellowships - will be in Feb/March of next year
Venue : The examination is to be taken at one of the secured test centres, as listed below.
Those who wish to avail AUA travelling fellowship – should be a member of AUA & should have obtained AUA ID before applying for the exams. “Applied for membership” status is not enough. They will be considered as non-members & automatically will not be 1. considered for AUA travelling fellowship. However they will be eligible for other fellowships.
1) A student can avail international travelling fellowship only once. If a student when awarded the fellowship, does not accept the fellowship, he/she is then not eligible to appear for the exam the next year.
2) If a resident does not accept/avail the awarded fellowship, he/she will also lose the right to the certificate.
How to apply:
Candidates must fill up the form put up on web site, with the necessary attachments. Completed form should be sent to Chairman BOE by email. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Repeaters of the MCh/DNB qualifying exam are not eligible.
File to be sent only in Word format saved as his surname.
Examination Fees: Rs.1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand only),
Date of Exam – 3rd Sunday of November i.e. 19th November 2017, starting at 2 pm.
The examination shall be taken at one of the identified test centres. On the registration form, each postgraduate must indicate two cities in order of preference, for appearing for the examination. However the candidates will be accommodated in or as close as possible to the city of his or her choice.
The applicants must submit the completed application form and supporting documents on or before 15th October of the year.
The examination consists of 110 MCQs, which must be completed in 90 minutes. All the questions and answers are only online. The exam will commence at 2 pm and shut off at 3.20 pm.
Regarding confirmation of the venue, the candidate will informed by the BOE about the test centre details, before the 31st October.
How assessment will be done:
The scoring system is based on the number of correct answers. No points are deducted for a wrong answer. Candidates will receive a letter with their result by email within 10 days the examination. Results will be announced at the valedictory of the next USICON.
Marks obtained in MCQ exam – to be conducted online – at the specified centers, and marks obtained in the academic assessment.
In case of a tie, the academic assessment shall be given preference.
The allocation of fellowships shall be in decreasing order of merit as follows:
AUA – 4 fellowships
BAUS - 2 fellowships
Singapore – 2 fellowships
EUREP – 6 fellowships
NAUS - 4 fellowships
BOE – USI online written centres
Submission of supporting documents
The applicant must submit the following documents by e-mail to Mr. Navneet Arora at email@example.com on or before the 30th September.
a) Original resident statement, printed on Institution letterhead and signed by the Programme Director (please send the original statement also by postal mail to the USI office), regarding year of residency and authenticity of attached documents.
b) Publications list with copies of articles.
c) Only registration forms that are completely filled with all the necessary enclosures will be accepted.
Every student must possess a passport valid for the next 1 year. Copy of the passport and identity card must be sent along with the application form.