Assessment methods in competency-based medical education play a very vital role in imparting learning to learners. The assessment tools include formative and summative assessments. Based upon the milestones in the stepwise development of competencies, assessment methods are framed. The basis for an effective method of assessment is framing questions in alignment with the learning outcomes of the curriculum designed for the student. There is the active participation of students in formative assessment for their feedback drives the engine of learning and teaching. In this short communication, different methods of assessments are described.
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