About the International Certification Part 1 Written Exam

An examination to determine your level of knowledge

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Date: November 12, 2020
Local time: 14:30 – 16:30
Format: Computer-based exam
Venue Pearson VUE test centres Caïro Egypt

Eligibility

Participation is subject to eligibility and the candidate meets the following criteria:

  • Active member of the Egyptian Urological Association
  • Certified urologist

Objective & Format

The aim is to assess whether the candidate meets the minimum level of knowledge set by EBU. The exam is in English and consists of 100 single correct answer MCQs covering all urological fields.



Scoring

We apply cohort-based standard setting. For the cut-off score we look at the average score and standard deviation. There is no negative marking.



Preparation

Candidates prepare by studying up-to-date clinical textbooks and medical journals. The EAU guidelines provide a useful consensus of urological management.



Computer based exam

The exam is organised in collaboration with Pearson VUE. The candidate takes the exam at one of its secured test centres in Caïro Egypt.


Examination regulations

These regulations apply to all candidates.

Step 1: Registration
EUA members contact the office of the Egyptian Urological Association (EUA) to register.
Please inform the office about the names as stated in passport. Access to the Pearson VUE test centre can only be guaranteed when the candidate’s registration matches the passport presented.

Step 2: Receive a confirmation of eligibility
The EUA will submit the online registration on behalf of all candidates. Candidates who meet the criteria will receive a confirmation of eligibility by email.

Step 3: Receive details about the examination from Pearson VUE
The candidates will be informed by Pearson VUE directly by email about the test centre details and procedure.

Step 4: Take the examination
Candidates follow the instructions provided in the Pearson VUE exam booking confirmation and take the exam at the allocated test centre.

Step 5: Receive the result
About 3 weeks after the examination candidates will receive an email from Examfolio (info@examfolio.com) with a link to the website.

Step 6: Receive the certificate
Candidates who completed the examination receive a certificate by email.