Rupali Gajare, Srabani Bhattacharya, Sundaram Kartikeyan


This cross-sectional comparative study was conducted on First MBBS and other (second and third year) MBBS students, who were first oriented about the new competency-based medical curriculum for the MBBS course. The same set of ten feedback questions were administered to all students who were willing to give their feedback. The difference between First MBBS and other MBBS student in responses to question on whether periodic assessments envisaged under the new curriculum will improve examination scores was significant (p=0.001). Difference between the two groups in response to question on benefit of timely feedbacks from teachers was significant (p=0.005) and that about the new curriculum requiring participation in all academic activities was highly significant (p<0.001). The feedback from First MBBS students for other seven questions was also relatively more positive, as compared to that of other MBBS students.


Feedback, Student, New MBBS Curriculum

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