Basic Sciences Program

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The Basic Sciences Program consists of six terms, 15-week trimesters a year affords students the opportunity to integrate and retain the knowledge presented. 

In the Basic Sciences Program, the teaching approaches employed in different courses vary. These include lectures, conferences, case presentations, class discussions, peer teaching, and other methods that ensure students comprehend the material and actively engage in the learning process. The medical education program integrates practical components such as e-laboratory activities and computerized exercises. These practical opportunities enable students to directly apply the scientific method, make accurate observations of biomedical phenomena, and critically analyze data. Throughout the program, classes are scheduled to include dedicated periods for self-study, tutorials, and seminars where students actively participate. The objectives of the program are carefully crafted to guide the selection of curriculum content and serve as a basis for evaluating its effectiveness. These objectives also outline the expected learning outcomes or achievements for students throughout the program.

In order to be eligible for core clinical clerkships, it is mandatory for all students to achieve a pass grade in all basic sciences classes and components, including the sixth Semester. Following the completion of the Fifth Semester, University conducts the NBME Comprehensive Basic Science Examination. Obtaining a pass grade on the CBSE is a requirement to meet the academic eligibility criteria for commencing Clinicals, without any exceptions.