NPMCN Fellowship Examination – What every Primary Exam Candidate should know in 2020.

Many young Nigerian Doctors look forward to entering the next phase of their medical training after the internship.

To move to the next level requires that candidates sit for and pass the Primary Examination of either Colleges – National Postgraduate College of Medicine or West African College of Surgeons or Physicians.

It is the first postgraduate examination after the compulsory one-year internship.

The objective of this examination is to test Basic Science knowledge as an indication of the Candidate’s readiness for postgraduate training in relevant Faculty.

Basic requirements are:

1. Passport Photograph (Colour) in JPEG Format taken in the last six (6) months in front of a plain white or off-white background and in full-face view directly facing the camera

2. Basic Medical or Dental Degree Certificate (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)

3. NYSC Discharge or Exemption from NYSC Certificate/Letter (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page) Not Mandatory

4. MDCN Provisional Registration Certificate (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)

5. MDCN FULL Registration Certificate/Receipt of Payment for MDCN FULL Registration Certificate (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page ) Not Mandatory

6. Current Annual Practicing License/Receipt (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page )

7. NPMCN Fellow’s Recommendation Form (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)

8. Evidence of change of name (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [At least four (4) Pages [To include Application letter for change of name, Marriage certificate, Sworn Affidavit and Newspaper Advert])

9. Candidate Indemnity and Declaration Form (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)

NYSC Discharge Certificate is not a Mandatory requirement for Eligibility for the Primary Examination.

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