Table 1

Comparison of mean (SD) marks obtained by students sitting and not sitting mock MCQ examination

Students sitting
mock MCQ
Students not sitting
mock MCQ
Peripheral hospital assessment1-150 3.6 (0.9)1-150 3.5 (0.8)1-150
Central hospital assessment1-150 3.6 (0.7)1-150 3.6 (0.7)1-150
Community case assessment1-150 3.3 (0.7)1-150 3.1 (0.8)1-150
Long case assessment1-150 3.5 (0.8)1-150 3.2 (0.8)1-150
Clinical examination2.9 (0.9)2.1 (1.3)
Surrogate history examination3.2 (1.0)3.0 (0.7)
Final MCQ paper3.2 (1.0)2.1 (1.3)
  • 1-150 Assessments made before mock MCQ examination.