Prometric

Prometric Exam Syllabus for Doctors

Prometric exam syllabus for doctors

To get a license to work in gulf countries like Saudi, Oman, U.A.E, Qatar and others. It is require to qualify the prometric exam of that particular country. Prometric exam for doctors is a Computer based test consist of 100 to 150 MCQs depending on the country you are applying.

Let’s have a look of General Practitioner prometric exam syllabus and pattern for different gulf countries.
 

Saudi Prometric Exam (SCFHS)

Exam Pattern: It consists of 100 MCQs with a time limit of 2.5 hours.
Eligibility: You must have a MBBS or equivalent qualification from accredited institution with minimum one year of experience
Passing Score: 45%
Number of Attempt: You have maximum 3 attempts to qualify the exam.
 

Qatar Prometric Exam (DHP)

Exam Pattern: It consists of 100 MCQs with a time limit of 2.5 Hours
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree of Medicine (or equivalent) from a university that is listed in the IMED FAIMER Directory and 5 years’ post graduate experience
Number of Attempt: You have maximum 3 attempts to qualify the exam.
Passing Score: 60%
 

Dubai Prometric Exam DHA/DHCA

DHA Exam Pattern: It consists of 150 MCQs with a time limit of 165 minutes.
Passing Score: 60%
DHCA Exam Pattern: It consists of 100 MCQs with a time limit of 3 Hours.
Passing Score: 65%
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree of Medicine (or equivalent) from accredited institution with successful completion of internship program and 2 years clinical experience
Number of Attempt: The applicant is granted a total of three (3) attempts to pass the assessment
 

Oman Prometric exam(OMSB)

Exam Pattern: It consists of 150 MCQs with a time limit of 3 hours.
Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree of Medicine (or equivalent) from accredited institution with successful completion of internship program and 2 years clinical experience
Number of Attempt: The applicant is granted a total of three (3) attempts to pass the assessment
Passing Score: 65%
Number of Attempt: You have 3 attempts to clear the exam.
 

Prometric Exam Syllabus for General Practitioner

Prometric Exam Syllabus for Dha, OMSB, SCFHS is same for General Practitioners. Topics with their respective weight % are illustrated by below table.

Although the Qatar prometric exam (DHP) syllabus is not revealed in detail. The whole syllabus is divided into 4 major topics are follows

  • Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Surgery

Prometric exam syllabus of general practitioner for all gulf countries are same. The whole syllabus can be scale down into 4 major topic are as follows

  1. Medicine
  2. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  3. Pediatrics
  4. Surgery

Medicine: It is most important topic as it covers about 35% of the syllabus.  Medicine section has very broad curriculum. Thorough study of this section is required. It becomes hard to crack the exam without command on this section. Perfect study material, Proper strategy and good practice are required to master on this topic.

Major Topics:  Chronic Diseases , Acute and common medical problem, Infectious Diseases, Family medicine concept, Intensive care medicine, Common Derma and eye and ENT Problems etc.

Obstetrics and Gynecology: This section covers around 22% of the syllabus.  Unlikely to medicine this section is not very broad curriculum. Proper strategy and practice help you to score well in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Major Topics : Maternal-Fetal Physiology, Preconception Care, Antepartum Care,  Intrapartum Care, Immediate Care of the Newborn ,Postpartum Care, Postpartum Infection, Abnormal Labor, Gynecological Procedures, Medical and Surgical Complications of Pregnancy etc.

Pediatrics: This section covers 25% of the syllabus where mostly questions based on General Pediatrics.

Surgery:  This section covers 18% of the syllabus, which consist of common surgery questions.

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