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GMC’s surgery paper riddled with repeated questions, errors

PANAJI: Pandemonium broke out within the exam corridor on Monday all through the general surgery-II paper of 3rd yr Goa Medical College (GMC) MBBS scholars. Not best used to be a 10-mark question repeated twice, there were different mistakes within the 60-mark question paper, too. A GMC professional said that even though there are occasional mistakes noted in question papers, this actual one had a complete of four mistakes. The professional added that he puzzled how the mistakes went unnoticed in spite of double checking.

A question on Meckel’s diverticulum seemed twice within the surgical procedure ultimate exam paper. The professional said that for each and every faulty question, scholars are entitled to obtain the marks allotted for it.

Besides repetition of questions, an abbreviation has also seemed within the paper, which isn't allowed, the professional said.

The utilization of abbreviations impacts chances of average and borderline scholars of appearing better, the professional said.

The resolution whether or not scholars will obtain marks for the mistakes within the surgical procedure paper will be taken by way of the Goa University, the professional added. A gathering used to be referred to as on Wednesday with dean Dr Pradeep Naik, who's the chairperson of habits of theory exam, and dean faculty drugs Dr R G W Pinto, at Goa University.

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