FRCS / ICO 1 (Basic Rev)

ICO Basic

FRCS 1  / ICO Basic & Optics
FRCS (Glasgow) 1 – Fellowship of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon

There are three parts to the FRCS examination – Parts 1, 2 and 3.
Part 1 and Part 2 are written examinations. The Part 1 paper has 160 MCQ questions and is 2 hours in duration. The Part 2 paper has 180 MCQ questions and is 2.5 hours in duration and will contain medical emergency questions.
Part 3 consists of structured oral and clinical examinations.

A new qualification of MRCS (Ophth) (Glasg) is now available to candidates who:
• have passed the Part 2 Problem-Solving examination (pre-June 2021); or
• have passed the Part 2 MCQ examination (from June 2021).

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, and,
  • Optics Paper has 60 MCQ Questions in 1.5 Hours duration.

What are the eligibility criteria for the FRCS 1 / ICO 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, and
  • One-year internship, and
  • One-year clinical experience.


To sit the Examination you should have a primary medical qualification only.

Further information can be found in the eligibility instructions.

Dates, fees, and venues of Exams

The exam is available in March or April, and October every year.

FRCS glasgow 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.

How to apply

You can apply online through the Royal College website.
You must obtain the most recent information before taking any FRCS / ICO examination.

and we are in “CoNNect” will help you to register in the Exam if you want, through our Exam Registration Department

Watch this short Video From CoNNect Academy to know more about FRCS 1 / ICO Exams

What does Connect Academy do for you to help you pass this exam?

After a careful analysis of the performance of the tests and the feedback from students who preceded the exam, Connect Academy divided the problem into two main issues that most students face, namely the lack of understanding of the basic theories, and the failure to focus on preparing for the form of the test. Narrowing options to determine the correct answer is more difficult than expected.

We know that it is easy to get lost in the classroom with many students so to ensure that you get the personalized education you need all of our classes are taught by the most qualified lecturers who have already successfully passed all parts of the fellowship you wish to obtain.

Course details:

  • 4 lectures at a rate of 3 training hours/Lecture.
  • 2 Lecture/per week.
  • Mock Exams
  •  MCQs Questions from CoNNect Questions Bank and previous exams.

The course covers all aspects of the exam, and you can easily get scientific books and study materials once you register for the course!

What will you achieve in this course?

  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of the FRCS (ophth)/ ICO P1 exam.
  • Intelligent and innovative study plans to maximize knowledge.
  • Training to solve questions on each topic.
  • Providing scientific materials and resources to help you with your studies.
  • Mock Exam.
  • Providing previous exams and examples for exam training.
  • There are few participants inside the classrooms to ensure students receive personal attention.
  • Get a comprehensive daily study plan and high-quality lectures.
  • Review and analyze with the lecturer and the participants until the day of the exam.
  • WhatsApp or Telegram group for easy communication with the lecturers.
  • Facilitating the registration of the examination procedures.

Course Delivery Methods

  • The course is available online and inside the Academy.
  • All live sessions are recorded, so you can re-watch them automatically via the Internet. “available till the next exam so that you can review them whenever possible, but we prefer to review it within the week, discuss any questions with the instructors ”.

How can I register for the course?

Registration and payment methods policy
Registration methods:
Reservations can be booked through (contacting customer service by phone or through social networking sites).

Payment methods:
Cash (attendance at the Academy).
Online Payment (through Visa/Master card available on our website).
Bank transfer through the Academy account number.

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If you have any questions then don’t hesitate to call us on 00971553755087.

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