Comprehensive Basic Science Examination (CBSE)

Self-assessment exam for Year 2 TCOM students that gauges readiness to take the USMLE exams.


For all standardized exams:

  • ¬†Students should bring their:
    • Laptop
    • Charger
    • Ethernet cable (and adaptor if needed)
    • Photo ID
  • Students should complete all needed software updates prior to coming to the exam.


 CBSE Information:

  • Link to the NBME website
  • CBSE exams are 200 questions and last 5 hours and 15 minutes including an optional 15 minute break
  • You must know your 8 digit student ID number in order to take the exam
  • Link to additional information about the CBSE


Lyndsey Wilson, Coordinator
Testing and Evaluation Services