Until 2017 1st Professional examinations, that is for MBBS 2016 BATCH there used to be a completely Objective based Question paper.2 papers for each subject, each paper containing 200 questions. One of those papers was prepared by an external examiner!And Oh Dear Lord! If you do not study properly right from now, passing in that external’s paper is gonna be VERY TOUGH!But from 2018, there is gonna be a change in the pattern of questioning, the paper is gonna consist of 50% objective questions and 50% subjective type questions, unless there is any other change in the pattern! Refer to the following notice.
Harshit Sharma, M.B.B.S from King George's Medical University (2021)
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