Examinations Calendar

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2022 Exams

Please note that application deadlines are strictly 5pm on the listed closing date. Applications sent after 5pm on the closing date will NOT be accepted under any circumstances and no exceptions will be made.

Examination Opening Date Closing Date Examination Dates Results Date
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral (Oxford) 25 July 2022 19 September 2022 14 – 18 November 2022 9 December 2022
Refraction Certificate (Cairo) 8 August 2022 3 October 2022 26 November 2022 23 December 2022
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral Examination (Cairo) 8 August 2022 3 October 2022 29 – 30 November 2022 23 December 2022
Part 2 FRCOphth Written 15 August 2022 10 October 2022 7 December 2022 6 January 2023
Refraction Certificate (London) 22 August 2022 17 October 2022 12 – 14 December 2022 6 January 2023

2023 Exams

Examination Opening Date Closing Date Examination Dates Results Date
Refraction Certificate (Singapore) 12 September 2022 7 November 2022 9-10 January 2023 17 February 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral (Singapore) 12 September 2022 7 November 2022 13-15 January 2023 17 February 2023
Part 1 FRCOphth 26 September 2022 28 November 2022 18 January 2023  10 February 2023
Refraction Certificate (Madurai, India) 10 October 2022 5 December 2022 6-8 February 2023 10 March 2023
Duke Elder Undergraduate Prize Examination 12 December 2022 8 March 2023 31 March 2023
Refraction Certificate (Trinidad and Tobago) 7 November 2022 9 January 2023 13-14 March 2023 14 April 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral (Trinidad and Tobago) 7 November 2022 2 January 2023 16-17 March 2023 14 April 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral Examination (London) 5 December 2022 30 January 2023 17-21 April 2023 26 May 2023
Part 1 FRCOphth 9 January 2023 27 February 2023 26 April 2023 19 May 2023
Refraction Certificate (Birmingham) 16 January 2023 13 March 2023 9-11 May 2023 9 June 2023
Refraction Certificate (Cairo) 6 February 2023 27 March 2023 20-21 May 2023 23 June 2023
Refraction Certificate (Kuching, Malaysia) 27 February 2023 24 April 2023 12-13 June 2023 7 July 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Written 6 March 2023 8 May 2023 28 June 2023 21 July 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral (Maidstone)

** please note this extra exam can accommodate a maximum of 30 candidates only and will be offered only to those who are not awarded a place at the April 2023 exam.
20 March 2023 1 May 2023 10-11 July 2023 11 August 2023
Refraction Certificate (Birmingham) 15 May 2023 10 July 2023 12-14 September 2023 6 October 2023
Certificate in Laser and Refractive Surgery 29 May 2023 24 July 2023

Viva: 25-27 September 2023

 

MCQ: 28 September 2023

20 October 2023
Part 1 FRCOphth 3 July 2023 29 August 2023 25 October 2023 17 November 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral (New Delhi) 3 July 2023 29 August 2023 26-29 October 2023 10 November 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral (Dundee) 24 July 2023 18 September 2023 13-17 November 2023 8 December 2023
Refraction Certificate (Cairo) 7 August 2023 2 October 2023 25-26 November 2023 22 December 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Oral (Cairo) 7 August 2023 2 October 2023 28-29 November 2023 22 December 2023
Part 2 FRCOphth Written 14 August 2023 9 October 2023 6 December 2023 5 January 2024
Refraction Certificate (Birmingham) 21 August 2023 16 October 2023 11-14 December 2023 5 January 2024

 

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