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Hyderabad OWC 2013

SICOT Diploma Examination

Successful candidates:

Anuj Chawla
Jay Deep Ghosh
Paritosh Gogna
Arvind Prasad Gupta
Chintan Hegde
Rajeev Hingorani
Mamoon Abdulmunim Ibrahim
Renjit Thomas Issac
Prajyot Jagtap
Ashish Jain
Anand Kumaroth Somasundaram
Manish Ladhania
Sandeshkumar Lakkol
Musa Muhammad
Deepak Kumar Mulimani
Sagar Narang
Andre Georges Nguene Nyemb
Rabea Odeh
Ajibola Oladiran
Temiloluwa Olufemi
Harish Palvai
Anil Patil
Kedar Phadke
Ramakanth Rajagopalakrishnan
Ravi Ranjan Rai
Vishal Rajput
Ratnav Ratan
Siddharta Sharma
Jaswinder Singh
Prasad Soraganvi
Karadi Hari Sunil Kumar
Vipul Vijay
Shah Waliullah Wali

Rajeev Hingorani and Sagar Narang were granted the German SICOT Fellowships, which offer them the opportunity to visit well-known German orthopaedic centres for a period of four weeks. The fellowship is kindly provided by the German Section of SICOT.
   

General information

  Written part Oral part
Date 15 October 2013 16 October 2013
Time MR 1.01 & MR 1.02
MR 1.01 & MR 1.02
Venue

Hyderabad International Convention Centre

Hyderabad International Convention Centre

The eleventh SICOT Diploma Examination took place in Hyderabad, India, in October 2013 and consisted of a written part and an oral part.

The written part comprised 100 multiple choice questions and lasted two hours. The subjects questioned were in the following categories:

    • General Orthopaedics
    • Trauma
    • Paediatrics
    • Pathology
    • Sports Medicine
    • Hand
    • Basic Sciences

The oral part, also lasting two hours, was held the day after. Each candidate was examined by two examiners in each of the four major subjects:

    • Adult Orthopaedics and Pathology (30 minutes)
    • Trauma (30 minutes)
    • Paediatrics and Hand (30 minutes)
    • Basic Sciences (30 minutes)
        

Eligibility requirements

The SICOT Diploma Examination is aimed at young orthopaedic surgeons in training. To be eligible, candidates must:

  • register online;
  • provide their CV;
  • provide a letter from their Head of Department specifying that they have had 4 years of medical practice since obtaining their medical degree and that they are actively engaged in an orthopaedic training programme;
  • be members of SICOT or in the process of applying for membership at the time of registration and their 2013 membership dues must be paid. For more information about SICOT membership application, please click here.

A judging panel reviewed all applications and reserved the right to refuse any application. The number of places available was limited to 48. Candidates who were on the waiting list for the Dubai exam must have reapplied for the Hyderabad exam.

IMPORTANT: A candidate was only considered eligible once he/she had registered online and the SICOT Head Office had received (at exam@sicot.org) before 28 February 2013 his/her CV, Head of Department's letter, SICOT membership application form (unless already a SICOT member) and full payment of the 2013 membership fee. Please note that you will not receive an email confirming receipt of your application.
   

Registration

Registration opened on 7 January 2013.

Application and registration deadline: 28 February 2013

Notification of selection: 31 March 2013
   

Payment

Only the 48 selected candidates were asked to pay the registration fee at a later date. The registration fee for the exam did NOT include registration for the Hyderabad Congress.


Cancellation policy

  • Cancellations received from 1 June 2013 to 15 June 2013 will secure a refund of 70% of the total amount paid.
  • Cancellations received from 16 June 2013 to 30 June 2013 will secure a refund of 50% of the total amount paid.
  • No refund will be made under any circumstances for cancellations received on or after 1 July 2013. This includes cancellations made due to visa refusal. Candidates are therefore advised to start the visa application process well in advance.
  • Postponing the exam to the following year is only allowed once and on a case-by-case basis. The deadline for postponements is 1 September 2013.


Contact

For more information about the SICOT Diploma Examination, please send an e-mail to exam@sicot.org.