There is no passing score on this exam. The results are displayed as Pass OR Fail. There is no numerical score. There are 3 components that you need to pass individually to pass the Step 2 CS. 1) SEP – Spoken English Proficiency (graded by SP) 2) CIS – Communication Interpersonal Skills (graded by SP) 3) ICE – Integrated clinical encounter (graded by SP and Physician) ICE includes Data Gathering & Patient note You will be graded 10 out of 12 cases and the average of 10 evaluations will be calculated.
ECFMG announced the 6th Pathway for students who failed STEP 2 CS previously, once or multiple times. Also students who have not qualified for Pathway 1,2,3,4 or 5 will have to choose Pathway 6 for ECFMG certification for the 2022 NRMP Match. Mini CEX is different from Step 2 CS in many ways. The applicants for Pathway 6 have to evaluated by licensed physicians in the United States in person using the ECFMG Mini-CEX for Pathway 6. Passing OET is independent of Mini CEX passing to meet the criteria for ECFMG certification #Mini-CEX #Match2022 #NRMP2022 #Pathway6 #failedstep2cs #OET