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Part 2 MRCOG EMQ Sub-committee


Reporting mechanism

The Part 2 MRCOG EMQ Sub-Committee reports to the Examination and Assessment Committee.


Setting the extended matching question (EMQ) paper for the Part 2 MRCOG Written examination, which is held twice yearly.


  • Developing a bank of EMQs suitable for the Part 2 MRCOG examination.
  • Providing the Examination Department with a draft EMQ paper 6 months prior to the Part 2 MRCOG Written examination.
  • Reviewing the performance of examination questions and the analysis of results.
  • Modifying questions, where necessary.
  • Maintaining the question bank and writing new questions.
  • Undertaking other Part 2 EMQ examination matters, as required by the Examination and Assessment Committee.
  • Developing appropriate standard setting techniques for the Part 2 EMQ examination.
  • To provide the Examination and Assessment Committee with minutes of meetings.



  • Mrs C Balachandar FRCOG


  • Dr A Aggarwal MRCOG
  • Dr H Cameron FRCOG
  • Dr M Das FRCOG
  • Dr A Dutta MRCOG
  • Miss Shirin Irani FRCOG
  • Mr Nicholas Myerson FRCOG
  • Ms Vinita Nair MRCOG
  • Dr A Nejad FRCOG
  • Ms Rajalakshmi Rajagopal MRCOG

Ex officio member

  • Dr L A Joels FRCOG (Chair, Examination and Assessment Committee)

Elsewhere on the site

2017 meeting dates
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