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Fellowship of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists of South Africa: FCORL(SA)

Part I

  • Primary: - No requirements.
  • Intermediate: - 12 months surgical training in approved posts. Must include 6 months general surgery and 3 months ICU.
  • Final: - 36 months in a numbered registrar training post.
    • Letter from HOD confirming acceptability of Portfolio must be attached to application.¬†
    • Section 8 (logbook) must be attached to application.

Primary of the Fellowship of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists of South Africa - R 11400

Intermediate of the Fellowship of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists of South Africa - R 15400

Fellowship of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists of South Africa - R 21800

  • Primary: 3 written papers; Anatomy, Physiology; Pathology in the format of short answer questions and MCQs.
  • Intermediate: FCS(SA) Intermediate Paper 1, oral examination.
  • Final: 3 written papers; clinical, oral and practical.¬† From the¬†SS 2017, portions of the 3 papers will be replaced with a single best answer (SBA) format

Candidates who achieve the required marks in the written component of the FCORL(SA) Final 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.

The MEDAL OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN SOCIETY OF OTORHINO-LARYNGOLOGY was endowed in 1992 and is awarded for exceptionally distinguished performance in the Fellowship examination of the College of Otorhinolaryngologists of South Africa.

Release of FCORL(SA) Final results

Please note that the results for the FCORL(SA) Final examination will be released on the published date as per candidates’ letter of acceptance into the examination. If they are available earlier, the C ORL will endeavour to inform candidates earlier of the provisional results.

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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.