NLE Dental Syllabus 2021 By Pakistan Medical Commission

NLE Dental Syllabus 2021

NLE Dental Syllabus 2021 By Pakistan Medical Commission download in pdf. The National Medical and Dental Academic Board, established under the Physicians’ Medical and Dental Act, has devised the organization and requirements for the National Licensing Examination (NLE) 2021. An examination contain particular emphasis placed on the evaluation of psychomotor skills.

It has designed and administered in order to assess the ability of BDS graduates to practice autonomously after completing their training. A successful completion of the NLE including the theory and clinical skills assessment components is necessary in order to receive a complete license to practice medicine as a General Practitioner.

NLE Dental Syllabus 2021 By PMC:

The Dental NLE will consist of (i) a theory component and (ii) a skill-based, clinical component
– Clinical Skills Examination (CSE) that will have two parts.
i. The theory component will consist of MCQs targeting higher cognition and will check a candidate’s ability to apply knowledge. The theory component will have 200 MCQs computer-based. Only candidates qualifying in the theory (MCQs) component of NLE will be eligible for the CSE.
ii. The Clinical Skills Examination (CSE) is to assess essential clinical skills required for practice by a general dental practitioner. The format of CSE will be similar to that of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). It will have two subcomponents:
a. CSE Session-1 15 stations, up to 3 hour duration
b. CSE Session-2 3 stations, 50 minutes per station, 3 hour duration


Eligibility Criteria For Dental NLE:

Dental NLE 2021 is open to BDS graduates from PMC accredited Pakistani dental institutes. Foreign dental graduates must follow the regulations listed on the PMC website.

Centers of NLE Dental Graduates:

A number of centers are reserve across Pakistan to accommodate candidates. Dental NLE may also in some worldwide centers. The Dental NLE will held twice a year at the very least. Similarly, there is not limit in the number of times he or she can attempt the Dental NLE in its whole.

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