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  • Part 3 Examination

    After a minimum of six months of Basic Surgical Training, candidates may apply for sitting the Part 3 Examination which is an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The OSCE consists of 16 stations and is divided into 2 broad content areas of Basic & Applied Science, as well as Communication and Clinical.

    Basic Surgical Trainees MUST PASS all parts of MHKICBSC Examination within four years counting from the commencement date of Basic Surgical Training. Those who cannot do so will be removed from the Surgical Training.

    Candidates must read the Regulations and Syllabus for the Examination for details which are available from the website of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong: Go to Examination page

    Upon the successful completion of 2-year basic surgical training and all parts of the membership examination within a maximum period of 4 years counting from the first day of basic surgical training, trainees can attain membership from the CSHK and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).
    Examination Title The Membership Examination of Hong Kong Intercollegiate Board of Surgical Colleges Part 3 (OSCE)
    Date 28 and 29 October 2023
    Open application date 20 July 2023 (Thursday)
    Close application date 16 August 2023 (Wednesday)
    Examination Fee HKICBSC Membership Part 3 HK$26,500.00*

    *Payment must be made in full by cheque made payable to: "The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong Ltd."
    1) Late applications or incomplete applications (including insufficient postage) for admission will not be considered. No allowance will be made for postal or other delays.

    2) A processing fee HKD$1,325 will be charged for any unsuccessful application, including incomplete application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria, and to make sure all required documentation and fee are submitted by the required date.
    Enquiries To enquire, please contact Ms Sherry CHENG at 2871 8775 or by email at sherrycheng@cshk.org
    Eligibility for applying the exam
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    Candidate Guidance Notes
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    Reference textbook for Part 3 (OSCE)
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    Examination Complaints and Appeals Procedures
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