Below are the Examination Guideline for FCPS Part 1. You should follow this instructions, as these instructions are taken from College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan.
1. FORMAT OF EXAMINATION ALL SUBJECTS.
Paper-I & Paper-II – 100 MCQs of SINGLE BEST TYPE in each paper.
2. RESULT OF EXAMINATION
2.1 The result of FCPS-I Examination will be displayed about two weeks after the examination on the website of CPSP (www.cpsp.edu.pk) and notice Boards of CPSP and its Regional offices.
2.2 Candidates will also be informed of their result by mail in due course of time.
(PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AND FOLLOW THEM STRICTLY)
3. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
3.1 You should reach the Examination centre at 08:30 a.m. and be seated in the Examination Hall latest by 09:00 a.m. Candidates reaching 15 minutes after the beginning of the exam shall not be allowed entry in the examination Hall. MCQ Booklet will be distributed shortly before the beginning of the examination.
Please do not break the seal on envelope containing booklet until asked to do so. You are not permitted to leave the examination hall within 1 1 /2 hour of the beginning of the examination.
3.2 Printed material, hand written notes or photo copies, blank papers, other reference material or even the sample response sheet enclosed with these instructions are not allowed in the Examination Hall.
3.3 You are not permitted to bring Calculator, watch with beep alarm, computer communication with memory capability, electronic paging device, communication devices including cell phones or other electronic devices. No telephone messages can be sent / received during examination, Upon reasonable suspicion of possessing any such material which could be helpful in solving paper in the examination will not only be confiscated but you would be liable for disciplinary action including exclusion from the examination and / or debarred for any specific period.
3.4 All writhing material required for solving the MCQ paper shall be made available by the College on the allotted table except the ball point/pen for signatures. Please do not bring any unnecessary material in the examination hall.
3.5 If you do not receive your Admit Card one week before exam you are advised to contact the Examination Department through telephone or fax. The Controllers of Examination centres have been provided the identification material, who could be contacted on the day of the examination to allow you to enter the Examination Hall after due identification (provided you are eligible to take the examination) in extreme situation of non-receipt of Admit Card.
3.6 All personal belongings such as handbags and books etc & cell phones should be deposited at the designated counter of the examination centre and a coupon will be provided by the College staff. CPSP is however not responsible for any losses.
3.7 Admit Card should be displayed around your neck throughout the examination.
3.8 Consultations/communications in the Hall, Corridors or Washrooms is strictly prohibited. Even looking in the direction of examination material of other candidates shall be construed as evidence of copying or attempting to copy and will be reported as irregular behaviour.
3.9 Smoking is strictly prohibited in the examination area.
3.10 You are required to maintain strict silence in the Examination Hall. If you require anything , you may draw attention of the invigilator by raising your hand and the invigilator will take care of your needs. WARNING Candidates found guilty of misconduct or use of unfair means during the examination are liable to be debarred for any specified period.
3.11 Seating arrangements can be changed at the discretion of Controller/Chief Invigilator of Examination.
3.12 You are not allowed to leave the hall unescorted for washroom, which shall not be used until 1 1 /2 hr after the commencement of Paper and 30 minutes before the completion of exam. Anybody using the facility during permissible time shall enter his/her Roll No. time in/out in a Register kept for the purpose.
STAY IN THE WASH ROOM BEYOND REASONABLE TIME WILL BE CONSTRUED AS USE OF UNFAIR MEANS AND YOU WILL BE LIABLE FOR ACTION AS PER COLLEGE RULES.
3.13 After the completion of the exam you must hand over the MCQ Booklet with the response card or answer paper to the area invigilator, who will give you an “EXIT PASS”. This pass will be handed over at the exit gate. No re-entry is allowed.
3.14 You are not allowed to wear EarPlugs during the examination.
3.15 You are not allowed to ask any question about question papers from the section invigilator until & unless there is any mistake in the paper.
3.16 You must ensure that you have received the correct question paper. In case of any discrepancy, it is your responsibility to inform the invigilator immediately and obtain the correct paper.
4. MCQ TYPE PAPERS
4.1 Do not break the Seal of the envelope of MCQ Booklet before being instructed to do so at the start of the paper.
4.2 You are not allowed to tamper MCQ Question Paper by tearing or copying questions on other paper. Missing pages in the paper may result in disciplinary action by the College.
4.3 Roll No., Subject, Centre and signature on the Response Card and the Cover of Question Paper should be written in INK.
4.4 You should not make any attempt to answer the questions on the Question Paper by putting any marks (, X, T, F, etc) against the question items.
4.5 Pencil, eraser and sharpener will be provided by the College & the same should be used both for Paper-I and Paper II. Please note that any infringement of the Examination rules & regulations will call for disciplinary action which may include debarring from the examination for a period to be decided by the College.