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Table 4 Assessment pattern of mental health

From: Mental health education in undergraduate medical curricula across Nepalese universities

S.N. University Assessment pattern
Assessment modality Assessment methods Separate subject Proportion of Psychiatry in the combined paper
1 TU Summative Written examination
- Multiple choice questions
- Short answer questions
Direct Observation
- Clinical short case
Partially (theory as part of internal medicine and practical a separate paper) 40 out of 400 (10 %)
2 KU Summative Written examination
- Multiple choice questions
- Short answer questions
No
(as a part of internal medicine paper)
9 out of 240 (3.75 %)
3 BPKIHS Formative and
Summative
Written examination
- Multiple choice questions
- Short answer questions
- Modified essay questions
Clinical Simulation
- OSCE
Viva (oral examination)
No
(a combined paper consisting of Dermatology, General Practice, Lab Medicine and Radiology)
124 out of 400 (31 %)
4 PAHS Formative and
Summative
Written examination
- Multiple choice questions
- Short answer questions
- Modified essay questions
Clinical Simulation
- Standardized patient
- OSCE
Directly Observation
- Mini case based discussion (Mini CEX
Viva (oral examination)
No
Combined with other subjects (Integrated)
called as subjects for short rotation
24 out of 200
(12 %)