FCPS-I Information

Candidates for the Fellowship of the College are expected to have a sound working knowledge of the structure and functions of the human body and the various mechanisms whereby these structures and functions are altered leading to diseased states. The emphasis in the FCPS Part-I examination is on comprehension of the various mechanisms by which the body works and adjusts to external and internal changes. Concepts of the integration and interrelationship of various parts of the body are to be given more importance than fine details of structure and function.
The outline of various topics given in this syllabus is a guide to what at the moment are considered to be important topics which the candidate is expected to know. This is to help both the candidate and the examiner in defining the minimum boundaries of FCPS Part-I examination.

FCPS-I consists of 2 papers lasting 3 hours each, having lunch break between the papers. The exam tests your knowledge in basic sciences of related specialties. There is no negative marking, and exam consists of 100 questions.

SUBJECTS FOR EXAMINATION

• MEDICINE AND ALLIED
• SURGERY AND ALLIED
• PATHOLOGY
• ANAESTHESIOLOGY
• OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY
• PSYCHIATRY
• DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY
• OTO-RHINO-LARYNGOLOGY (ENT)
• DENTISTRY
• OPHTHALMOLOGY
• COMMUNITY MEDICINE

The exam is held 3 times a year in Feb-March, Jun-Jul and Oct-Nov, however the dates vary every year.

The exam application form must reach CPSP 2 months earlier than the examination date.

ELIGIBILITY

1) M.B.B.S. (B.D.S. only for FCPS-I in Dentistry) or equivalent qualification registered with Pakistan Medical
& Dental Council.
2) One year House Job in an institution recognized by PMDC
3) House Job must have been completed Two months before the date of examination

EXAMINATION FORMAT AND FEE

Please see examination schedule

FCPS Exam Schedule

Contents of FCPS-I Syllabus (Common for all, Basic sciences)

FCPS-I Syllabus of Medicine and Allied (PDF)

FCPS-I Past Papers

Recommended Books for FCPS

FCPS-I Fresh Candidates Instructions

FCPS-I Repeater Instructions

FCPS Discussion Forum

For more info contact CPSP