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.