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DRCOG Sub-committee


Reporting mechanism

The DRCOG Sub-Committee reports to the Examination and Assessment Committee.


Setting multiple choice questions (MCQs), extended matching questions (EMQs) and single best answer questions (SBAs; best of five) for the DRCOG exam, which is held twice yearly.


  • Providing the Examination Department with a draft of the examination paper together with the answer keys at least six months prior to the DRCOG examination.
  • Reviewing the performance of MCQ, EMQ and SBA (best of five) questions, and the analysis of results.
  • Modifying questions where necessary.
  • Maintaining question banks for all questions and writing new questions.
  • Undertaking other matters relating to the DRCOG examination, as required by the Examination and Assessment Committee.
  • Providing the Examination and Assessment Committee with minutes of meetings.



  • Mr S Vindla FRCOG


  • Mrs P S Arunakumari FRCOG
  • Dr A E M Britton (GP/FSRH representative)
  • Dr L A Joels FRCOG (ex officio Chair of the Examination and Assessment Committee)
  • Dr A Khaund MRCOG
  • Mr A Nakash MRCOG
  • Mr J Pepper FRCOG
  • Mr C P Spencer FRCOG
  • Dr L M Turner (FSRH representative)

Elsewhere on the site

2017 meeting dates
Dates for all committee meetings, exams, admission ceremonies and dinners in 2017
College governance
See full details of the RCOG’s governance structure