• 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

    Upon the successful completion of 2-year basic surgical training and all parts of the membership examination within a maximum period of 4 years counting from the first day of basic surgical training, trainees can attain membership from the CSHK and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd).
    Examination Title The Membership Examination of Hong Kong Intercollegiate Board of Surgical Colleges Part 3 (OSCE)
    Date 12 - 13 March 2018
    Open application date 29 November 2017
    Close application date 3 January 2018
    Examination Fee HKICBSC Membership Part 3 HK$24,050.00*

    *Payment must be made in full by cheque made payable to: "The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong Ltd."
    1) Late applications or incomplete applications (including insufficient postage) for admission will not be considered. No allowance will be made for postal or other delays.

    2) A processing fee HKD$1,200 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 Mr. Frank Lam at 2871 8792 or by email at franklam@cshk.org
    Eligibility for applying the exam
    Candidate Guidance Notes
    Reference textbook for Part 3 (OSCE)
    Examination Complaints and Appeals Procedures

    Examination Title MHKICBSC Examination Part 3 (Results)
    Appeal Procedures of Examination Scores Request for re-check of examination scores in MHKICBSC (Part 1 - 3) Examination
    As resolved by the Hong Kong Intercollegiate Board of Surgical Colleges Council on 11 March 2011, candidates requesting for a re-check of their scores in Part 1 to Part 3 of the MHKICBSC Examination must submit a written request to the Chairman of the Examination Committee via the College Secretariat at 601, Hong Kong Academy of Medicine Jockey Club Building, 99 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong. The written request must REACH the College Secretariatwithin 14 days after the publication of results and together with a cheque of HK$1,000* payable to "The College of Surgeons of Hong Kong Limited" being the processing fee for the re-check. The processing fee will be refunded to the candidate, should an error on the part of the College be subsequently identified.
    * The processing fee is meant for each part of the examination.