Obstetrics and Gynecology Saudi licensing exam:Pattern and Books to Study

Obstetrics and Gynecology Saudi licensing exam pearson vueAre you looking to work as an Obstetrician and Gynecologist within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? You will then need to pass the Pearson Vue licensing examination for OB-GYN under the Saudi Commission for Health Specialities.


Obstetrician and Gynecologist  Pearson Vue licensing examination pattern and duration

The Exam is going to be in multiple-choice format. There will be 150 multiple-choice questions and the length of the test will be 3 hours.

Topic distribution

1.General obstetrics 21% 2.General Gynecology 17% 3.Maternal fetal medicine 11% 4.Gynecology 5.Oncology 13% 6.Women health 9% 

7.Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor disorders 4% 8.Reproductive endocrinology & infertility 8% 9.Perioperative Management 7% 10.Patient Safety 5% 11.Professionalism and Ethics 5%

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Pass score

The passing score needed for Obstetrics and Gynecology Pearson Vue licensing examination is 60% as per SCFHS.

Books to study

1.Williams Obstetrics, 23rd Edition, 2009, Cunningham et al, Appleton & Lange. 

2.Clinical Gynecological Endocrinology & Infertility, 7th Edition, 2004, Leon Speroff, Lippincott. 

3.Perek and Novak Gynecology, 14th edition, 2006, Jonathan Perek, Lippincott. 

4.Comprehensive Gynecology, 5th Edition, 2007, Vern Katz et al, Mosby. 

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5.Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition. 


6.Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, Latest Edition.