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Cracked the OET Exam? What now?

Keep reading; in this detailed blog, we’ll discuss what is CBT exam after clearing the OET.

Before we move forward in this article, these three things are necessary

  1. You Hold a Nursing Diploma/Degree.
  2. Nursing license without restrictions
  3. Cleared OET Exam

The distinct nursing fields of practice are: Adult nursing, Children’s nursing, Learning disabilities nursing, Mental health nursing

The Occupational English Test( also known as OET) is the English Language test for healthcare professionals. OET test helps analyze the language proficiency of healthcare professionals who wants to practice abroad.

This exam is held every month in 110 locations in 40 countries. It is valid for practitioners in fields like dietetic, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, podiatry, veterinary science, etc.

After clearing the OET exam, Nurses get jobs and earn $65,000 per year. 

But before you apply for jobs, the candidate needs to clear the CBT exam first.  

Index:

Q- What is the CBT exam after OET?

Q- How many questions are there in CBT Exam?

Q- What is the pass mark for CBT exam?

Q- What is CBT and OSCE?

Q- How to apply for CBT Exam?

Q- Content and development of the CBT

Q- What kind of Domains are tested in the nursing:

Q- After Completing CBT

Q- Results of the CBT 

Q- How many times can I sit the CBT?

Q- How much time should be given to each question in CBT exam?

Q- What is CBT exam after OET?

The Nursing and Midwifery Council(NMC) Test of Competence Part 1 exam is a computer-based test(CBT) consists of:

120 Multiple Choice Questions

Duration: 4 hours

No Negative marking

Exam results are emailed to the test takers within 48 hours after the test completion. 

NMC CBT is curated for nurses who want to get trained abroad or get nurses jobs in Australia, UK, Singapore, etc.

It is an MCQ based test and can be taken at a Pearson VUE test center available in most countries around the world.

Q- How many questions are there in CBT Exam?

Total 120 Questions in CBT exam.

  • 50 Questions are related to generic nursing competencies found in each domain of nursing.
  • 50 Questions will be the application of generic nursing competencies to the specific field of nursing being applied for.
  • 20 Questions are related to specific competencies required for the field of nursing being applied for. Test Taker may fail if he/she answered wrong.

Q- What is the pass mark for CBT exam?

The passing score for CBT Exam is curated by both critical questions and an overall pass mark. Test Taker must answer 90% of critical questions. Overall passing marks = 60%.

Q- What is CBT and OSCE?

Part 1 CBT is a Computer-based test of competence. This test is taken after clearing OET. It is an MCQ based test and can be taken at a Pearson VUE test centre available in most countries around the world.

Part 2 OSCE is an Objective structured clinical examination. A method based on a student’s performance that examines their clinical competence.

Q- How to apply for CBT Exam?

 Visit: https://ireg.nmc-uk.org/ to create an account. One account is created, you’ll receive confirmation then book the CBT exam, from the NMC.

Q- What kind of Domains are tested in the nursing:

Domain fields are:

  • Adult nursing
  • Children’s nursing
  • Learning disabilities nursing
  • Mental health nursing

Q- After Completing CBT:

Once, you have completed the CBT, you will be asked to answer a questionnaire about your testing experience. After finishing, raise your hand to summon the TA. 

The TA will collect any erasable note boards and escort you from the testing room. 

Q- Results of the CBT 

Test results will be emailed to candidates within 48 hours after taking the examination or either by logging in to your Pearson VUE account which you will have created when booking your exam.

Q- How many times can I sit the CBT?

Candidate must receive authorization (ATT) to take the test & is allowed to sit the CBT up to three times as part of one application, with a minimum of 10 days between each sitting. 

Q- How much time should be given to each question in CBT exam?

Give 2 minutes to each item. As there is no negative marking, You can review your answers and change them later.

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