Level II Exam Details for Candidates
Exam Structure and Timing
The Level II exam has a total of 20 item set questions:
- Morning session: 10 item set questions
- Afternoon session: 10 item set questions
On the Level II exam, you will have a total of 120 items (20 vignettes with 6 items each) compared to 240 multiple choice items on the Level I exam.
The Level II exam is worth 360 points, corresponding to the number of minutes on the exam. The 120 Level II items are equally weighted, 3 points each, with no penalty for incorrect answers.
On the Level II (and III) exams, some topics are covered in the morning session only and other topics are covered in the afternoon session only.
Exam Question Format
When you prepare for the Level II exam, remember to review the Level I question format details for multiple choice questions. This same question construction applies to the multiple choices presented in item sets.