Notices & Updates
Part 1 FRCOphth – 7th October 2019
We have had reports of some technical issues affecting the Part 1 FRCOphth exam in some Prometric testing centres. If a candidate has been affected by any issue, they are advised to email the examinations department with details of the issue so that we can investigate.
A statement outlining the technical issue surrounding the Part 2 FRCOphth July 2019 written examination and the steps undertaken
Statement on move to electronic exams throughout 2019 including details on taking written exams at Prometric testing centres worldwide
Updated appeals procedure for all examinations effective from 5th November 2018
Policy updated to include reference to fraud.
Statement from the Part 2 FRCOphth Subcommittee regarding examination styles in the clinical component of the Part 2 FRCOphth Oral examination.
Applicable to all examinations from 3 April 2017.
Procedure for appealing a decision not to permit an additional examination attempt.
Advance notice of changes to Part 2 FRCOphth eligibility which will come into effect on 31 August 2017. This of particular relevance to candidates holding MRCOphth or MRCSEd.
Updated policy on limiting additional attempts at examinations. All Ophthalmic Specialist Trainees, Heads of School, Training Programme Directors, Regional Advisors and College Tutors have been sent a copy directly by email.
Correspondence from Mr Peter Tiffin, Chairman of the Examinations Committee, concerning a number of changes being made to the Examinations Structure from August 2014.