Examination Regulations Part II

Year 1:

To pass first year examinations and proceed to second year. The candidate must successfully pass examinations in the following courses.

a) Biology (101) Chemistry (103) Physics (105) mathematics (107) Computer & Information Technology (111) Sudanese Culture (113).

b) And sit for examination in the following continuing courses:

Anatomy (102) Biochemistry (104) Physiology (106) Community Health (109) Environment & Occupational Health (108) Patient Care and First aid (110) Arabic Language (117,112) English Language (115) (114) Islamic Culture (119) (116).

Failing in less than 3 credit hour course/s a candidate will sit for supplementary.

Failing in 3 or more credit-hour course/s or in a supplementary examination, the candidate will discontinue.

Repetition and external chances for examination are not allowed in the first year.

Year 2:

To pass the second year and proceed to the third year the candidate must pass examinations in the following courses.

a)

  • Anatomy (201) (202)
  • Biochemistry (203) (204)
  • Physiology (205) (206)
  • Arabic Language (209) (210)
  • English language (211) (212)
  • Islamic Culture (213) (212)

b) and sit for an examination in the following continuing course:

– Biostatistics (207) Epidemiology (208).

 Failing in two of the subjects Anatomy Biochemistry Physiology: The candidate will sit for a supplementary examination.

Failing in the 3 subjects or in a supplementary examination, the candidate will repeat the year.

Year 3: 

To pass the third year examinations and proceed to fourth year the candidate must successfully pass an examination in the following courses.

a)

  • Neuroscience (301)
  • Microbiology (303) (302)
  • Immunology (308)
  • Pharmacology (312)
  • Basic Clinical Skills (309) (310)
  • Behavioral Sciences (311)

b) And sit for examination in the following continuing courses:
Primary Health Care (306) Health of Special Groups (307) Pathology (305) (304)

Failing in four or less in courses 1 – 6 the candidate will sit for a supplementary examination.

Failing in more than four courses (1-6) or in a supplementary the candidate will repeat the year.

Year 4:

To pass the fourth year and proceed to fifth year the candidate must successfully pass an examination in the following courses.

a)

  • Pathology (401) (402)
  • Forensic medicine & Toxicology/ Infectious & Endemic Diseases (406)
  • Medical Ethics & Professionalism (405)
  • Psychiatry and Ophthalmology (408)
  • ENT, Dermatology and Radiology (410)

b) And sit for examination in the following continuing courses:
Health Care Management (403) Scientific Research Methods & Methodology (404). Medicine (505) Surgery (504).

Failing in 3 or less course/s 1-5 candidate will sit for a supplementary examination.

Failing in more than 3 courses (1-5) or in a supplementary examination a candidate will repeat the year.

Year 5:

To pass the fifth year and proceed to sixth year the candidate must:

a) Successfully pass an examination in the following courses:

  • Community Medicine (501) (502) (Health Delivery System, Dissertation, Rural Residency, PHC)
  • Primary Health Care (503) 3)
  • Anesthesiology and orthopaedics (508)

b) And sit for an examination in the following continuing courses:

  • Medical Emergencies (509)
  • Paediatrics (507)
  • Surgical Emergencies (510)
  • Obs & Gynae (506)

Failing in one or two of subject No. 1, 2, 3 the candidate will sit for a supplementary examination.

Failure in three subjects or in a supplementary examination the candidate will repeat the year.

Year 6:

To be eligible to sit for the Final Professional examination the candidate must have:

  1. satisfactorily attended all the prescribed courses & rotations.
  2. successfully passed all the examination in years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
  3. submitted all the continuous assessment requirements for Medicine Paediatrics Surgery and Obs. & Gynae.
  • The final examination will be held at the end of year 6 (see examination regulation part one).
  • Failing in 3 subjects or less, a candidate will sit for a supplementary examination. The date of the examination will be decided by the Faculty Board.
  • Failing in the four subjects or in a supplementary a candidate will repeat the four courses and sit for examinations at the end of the next academic year.
  • A candidate failing more than once in any course in the final year will be given a period of Hospital attachment and training decided by the Faculty Board before being allowed to take the examination again.
  • In any of these examinations, the External Examiners’ decision shall prevail.