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Part 1 & 2 MRCOG Standard Setting committee

Meeting dates (10:00 start)


  • 7 July 2022
  • 22 September 2022


Reporting mechanism

The Part 1 & 2 MRCOG Standard Setting sub-committee reports to the Examination and Assessment Committee.


To perform standard setting for the Part 1 MRCOG examination and Part 2 MRCOG examination which are held twice/three times a year.


  • Scoring the written papers for the Part 1 and Part 2 MRCOG written papers as part of the Ebel’s and Angoff methods of standard setting.
  • Providing other question writing committees with information and training about the standard setting process
  • Reviewing the performance of examination questions and the analysis of results.
  • Undertaking other standard setting matters, as required by the Examination and Assessment Committee.
  • To provide the Examination and Assessment Committee with minutes of meetings.


2-3 per year. Members are required to attend all meetings.


  • Chair, selected by competitive interview, according to the approved role description
  • 16 members selected according to the approved role description
  • Chair of the Examination and Assessment Committee, ex officio


  • Mr Andrew Sizer – Committee Chair
  • Dr Santanu Acharya
  • Dr Sharmistha Guha
  • Dr Paul Carter
  • Dr Nitish Raut
  • Mr Nicholas Myerson
  • Dr Nia Jones
  • Dr Madhavi Kalidindi
  • Dr Daisy Nirmal
  • Dr Asmita Patwardhan
  • Mr Jeremy Philip Dodwell Twigg
  • Dr Ibrahim Bolaji
  • Dr Farah Siddiqui
  • Dr Annapurna Pandravada
  • Ms Roshni Raman Patel
  • Dr Claire Thompson, Member Representative
  • Dr Bidyut Kumar, Fellow Representative