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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 8200
Examination Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa R 14200

1st Semester 2020 Practical Examinations

ALL CANDIDATES ARE TO CONTACT THEIR RELEVANT HOD IN ORDER TO ARRANGE A MOCK EXAMINATION FOR THEM

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?
02/11/2021 to
03/11/2021*
08h00-16h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Oral/OSCE/Clinical
Various
* Please view the timetable for this examination, once it is published, for exact dates, venues and times for each candidate.
24/01/2022
13h00-17h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 1 - MCQ
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCP(SA) Part II
25/01/2022
13h00-17h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 2 - MCQ
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCP(SA) Part II
26/01/2022
13h00-15h00
Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 3 - Objective Test Section A
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCP(SA) Part II
31/01/2022
08h00-17h00
Part I of the Fellowship of the College of Physicians of South Africa: Written: Paper 1 - MCQ - 1 Paper Only
Multiple CMSA Examination Venues
More information about the FCP(SA) Part I
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Examination Contact Information

  • Mrs Yolokazi Kanzi, Academic Registrar
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • Private Bag X23, Braamfontein, 2017
  • Tel: +27 (0)11 726 7037
  • Fax: +27 (0)11 726 4036
  • Email: academic.registrar@cmsa.co.za
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  • Mrs Carina Van Der Berg, Executive Manager: Finance
  • The Colleges of Medicine of South Africa
  • 17 Milner Road, Rondebosch, 7700
  • Tel: +27 (0)21 689 9533
  • Fax: +27 (0)21 685 3766
  • Email: accounts@cmsa.co.za
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