FRCS 1 / ICO Basic & Optics
FRCS (Glasgow) 1 – Fellowship of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon
Part 1 is written examination. The Part 1 paper has 160 MCQ questions and is 2 hours in duration.
ICO visual Science and Optics Exam – (International council of Ophthalmology)
The Exam consists of two papers (Visual Science And Optics), and you can sit these papers separately or on the same day
- Visual Science Paper has 120 MCQ Questions in 3 Hours duration.
- Optics Paper has 60 MCQ Questions in 1.5 Hours duration.
What are the eligibility criteria for the FRCS 1 / ICO 1 exam?
FRCS 1 Exam: To apply for the examination a candidate must have achieved the following, by the closing date for applications:
- A primary medical qualification.
- One-year internship
- One-year clinical experience.
To sit the Examination you should have a primary medical qualification.
Further information can be found in the eligibility instructions.
How to apply For FRCS 1 / ICO Exams
You can apply online through the Royal College website.
You must obtain the most recent information before taking any FRCS / ICO examination.
FRCS 1 / ICO 1 Dates, fees, and venues of Exams
The exam is available in March or April, and October.
FRCS 1 and 2 Exams Available Online form your Home, while ICO Exams available papers Exam and there is a lot of Venues all over the world.