According to the decision published in d Official Gazette On Friday March 5th, the minimum passing score for the Basic Certificate in Medicine examination was established to be 360, which corresponds to the equivalent percentage of 34.5%.
In Article Two, it states that the ratio will be reviewed by the Inter-Institutional Board for the Basic Certificate in Medicine, once the state of emergency is lifted.
In 2019, a decision recognized that as of May of that year, the equivalent passing score for the Basic Medicine Certificate exam was 405, equivalent to the equivalent percentage of 42.00%.
Then, in another Resolution No. 3 of June 12, 2020, it was established that the equal percentage of approval for the basic certificate examination in medicine is 41.5%.
On Twitter, there were reactions already. Jorge Sinclair (@ jorgesinclair05), he wrote that, ‘ If it was a school to be rated on a 5 basis, then a passing score would be 1.7. Yes, one by seven“.
The medical certification examination score has been reduced to 34.5%. To put it in context. If this were a 5-grade school, then a passing score of 1.7 would be yes, one with seven. pic.twitter.com/nJDH59R0Tl
– Jorge Sinclair (@ jorgesinclair05) March 6, 2021
On his part, Dr. Julio Sandoval (DrJulioSandoval), also responded and wrote the following: Lowering the passing score on the medical certificate exam harms people’s health. Who brought it out? It appears to be made to measure someone. Please reconsider!“.
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