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Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: FCP(SA)

Structure and Fees for the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa

 PartFee
Examination Part I of the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa R 7200
Examination Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa R 12100

CMSA Appeals Mechanism

PLEASE NOTE that candidates that wish to lodge an appeal against the outcome of his/her written examination results must do so in accordance with the provisions of the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) are not made available to candidates for review in accordance with the CMSA’s Appeals Mechanism Policy.  A copy of the Appeals Mechanism Policy is available at www.cmsa.co.za

Examination Structure

Part I: One MCQ (multiple choice question) paper in the basic sciences.
Part II: 2 MCQ papers and an objective test

Candidates who achieve the required marks in the written component of the FCP(SA) Part II examination but who fail the clinical examination will be exempt from the written component of the next examination session.  Such exemption applies to one sitting only and must be exercised in the following semester.
 
 

Release of FCP(SA) Part II results

Please note that the results for the FCP(SA) Part II examination will be released on the published date as per candidates' letter of acceptance into the examination.  If they are available earlier, the CP will endeavour to inform candidates earlier of the provisional results.

Requirements


  • Part I: - No requirements.

  • Part II: - 30 months in a numbered registrar training post at the time of applying for the examination. - Letter from HOD confirming acceptance of logbook.

Validity of FCP(SA) Training

FCP(SA) training is valid for a period of four (4) years from the date of completion in a numbered speciality training post.  In exceptional circumstances candidates who do not successfully complete the examination within this period may motivate, with support from their HOD, to the College of Physicians for a once off extension.

Candidates entering into their training from 1 January 2017 will only have 4 years after they complete their training to attempt the FCP(SA) Part II. 


Scheduled dates and locations for the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa

DateDetailsMore Info?
31/01/2020
09h00-12h00
Part I of the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: 1 Paper Only - MCQ
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Part I of the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: 1 Paper Only - MCQ
24/02/2020
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 1 - MCQ
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 1 - MCQ
25/02/2020
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 2 - MCQ
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 2 - MCQ
26/02/2020
09h00-12h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 3 - Objective Test
Any CMSA examination venue
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 3 - Objective Test
05/05/2020 to
07/05/2020*
08h00-16h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Oral and Clinical
Gauteng
More information about the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Oral and Clinical
* Please view the timetable for this examination, once it is published, for exact dates, venues and times for each candidate.

Documents attached to the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa

 DocumentTypeSize
Document Cohen Method of Assessment
224,36kb
Document FCP(SA) Part II - FS 2020 Refresher Course Invite
165,52kb
Document FCP(SA) Part II - Oral Notice - FS2020
143,4kb
Document FCP(SA) Portfolio
676kb
Document FCP(SA) Regulations
1077,15kb
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  • Ms Yolokazi Kanzi, Academic Registrar
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
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  • Fax: +27 (0)11 726 4036
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