Part 3 Examination
After a minimum of six months of Basic Surgical Training, candidates may apply for sitting the Part 3 Examination which is an Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). The OSCE consists of 16 stations and is divided into 2 broad content areas of Basic & Applied Science, as well as Communication and Clinical.
Basic Surgical Trainees MUST PASS all parts of MHKICBSC Examination within four years counting from the commencement date of Basic Surgical Training. Those who cannot do so will be removed from the Surgical Training.
Candidates must read the Regulations and Syllabus for the Examination for details which are available from the website of the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong: Go to Examination page
Examination Title The Membership Examination of Hong Kong Intercollegiate Board of Surgical Colleges (Part 3) Date 27 - 28 March 2017 Open application date 7 December 2016 Close application date 5 January 2017 Examination Fee HKICBSC Membership Part 3 HK$22,900.00*
*Payment must be made in full by cheque made payable to: "The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong Ltd."
Remark1) Late applications or incomplete applications for admission will not be considered. No allowance will be made for postal or other delays.
2) A processing fee HKD$1,145 will be charged for any unsuccessful application, including incomplete application. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria, and to make sure all required documentation and fee are submitted by the required date.
Enquiries To enquire, please contact HKICBSC Secretariat at 2871-8799 or by email at
Eligibility for applying the exam Poster Regulation Syllabus Candidate Guidance Notes Reference textbook for Part 3 (OSCE)