Part 1

Candidates are qualified to sit for the Part 1 Fellowship Examination at the end of the first 24 to 36 months of Residency training (Junior Residency). This examination is administered to test cognitive knowledge and basic professional skills in the relevant discipline represented by each Faculty.

The format for this examination varies from Faculty to Faculty and details are provided in each Faculty’s Handbook.

Documents required to be uploaded by candidates applying for Part 1 NPMCN Fellowship Examinations include the following:

  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)
  4. MDCN FULL Registration Certificate/Receipt of Payment for MDCN FULL Registration Certificate (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
  5. Current Annual Practicing License/Receipt (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
  6. NPMCN Fellow’s Recommendation Form (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
  7. NPMCN Primary Result or NPMCN Certificate of Exemption (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
  8. Certificate of Training (valid for TWO years/maximum of 4 consecutive Examinations). However, form should be freshly completed and signed for each examination (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Where applicable])
  9. Clinical Log Book/Field Posting Log Book where applicable (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages)
  10. Up-to-date Evidence of ALL Payments for Associate Fellowship Annual Subscription (AFAS) (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages)
  11. Annual Progress Report Year 1 (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Minimum of Six (6) pages to include endorsement by HOD and CMAC/CMD])
  12. Annual Progress Report Year 2 (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Minimum of Six (6) pages to include endorsement by HOD and CMAC/CMD])
  13. Update/Revision Course as specified by Faculty, but minimum time validity should be anytime in the preceding year (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Where applicable])
  14. Institutional Approval Form for NPMCN Examination (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [To include endorsement by HOD and approval by CMAC/CMD of Training Institution)
  15. Attested List of Operative Procedures (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Where applicable])
  16. 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])
  17. Public Health Field Workbook (To be uploaded in both Microsoft Word Document and PDF Multiple Pages by Public Health Part 1 Candidates ONLY)
  18. Pre-Part 1 O&G Casebook Title Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page by Part 1 O&G candidates ONLY)
  19. Pre-Part 1 O&G Casebook Declaration Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page by Part 1 O&G candidates ONLY)
  20. Pre-Part 1 O&G Casebook Attestation Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page by Part 1 O&G candidates ONLY)
  21. Pre-Part 1 O&G Casebook Certification Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page by Part 1 O&G candidates ONLY)
  22. Report of Pre-Part 1 O&G Casebook Assessment (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Page by Part 1 O&G candidates ONLY)
  23. Approved Pre-Part 1 O&G Casebook ((To be uploaded in Microsoft Word Document Multiple Pages by Part 1 O&G candidates ONLY)
  24. Candidate Indemnity and Declaration Form (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)

 

Part 2

Candidates are qualified to sit for Part 2 Fellowship Examination after passing Part 1 and a further 24 to 48 months of Residency Training (Senior Residency) with considerable responsibility for professional judgement and problem solving. It aims to test the candidates’ readiness for the responsibilities of leadership in the specialty. Those who pass are eligible to be appointed as Consultants.

The format for this examination varies from Faculty to Faculty and details are provided in each Faculty’s Handbook.

Documents required to be uploaded by candidates applying for Part 2 NPMCN Fellowship Examinations include the following:

    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)
    4. MDCN FULL Registration Certificate (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)/Receipt of Payment for Full Registration in lieu of MDCN FULL Registration Certificate is NOT acceptable
    5. Current Annual Practicing License/Receipt (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    6. NPMCN Fellow’s Recommendation Form (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    7. NPMCN Primary Result or NPMCN Certificate of Exemption (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    8. Certificate of Training (valid for TWO years/maximum of 4 consecutive Examinations). However, form should be freshly completed and signed for each examination (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Where applicable])
    9. Clinical Log Book/Field Posting Log Book where applicable (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages)
    10. Up-to-date Evidence of ALL Payments for Associate Fellowship Annual Subscription (AFAS) (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages)
    11. Annual Progress Report Year 1 (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Minimum of Six (6) pages to include endorsement by HOD and CMAC/CMD])
    12. Annual Progress Report Year 2 (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Minimum of Six (6) pages to include endorsement by HOD and CMAC/CMD])
    13. Update/Revision Course as specified by Faculty, but minimum time validity should be anytime in the preceding year (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Where applicable])
    14. Institutional Approval Form for NPMCN Examination (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [To include endorsement by HOD and approval by CMAC/CMD of Training Institution)
    15. Attested List of Operative Procedures (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Where applicable])
    16. Statement of NPMCN Part I Result (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    17. NPMCN Research Methodology in Medicine Workshop Certificate (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page) 18. NPMCN Health Resources Management Workshop Certificate (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    18. 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])
    19. Dissertation [All Faculties] and/or Casebook [Applicable Faculties ONLY] Title Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    20. Dissertation [All Faculties] and/or Casebook [Applicable Faculties ONLY] Declaration Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    21. Dissertation [All Faculties] and/or Casebook [Applicable Faculties ONLY] Attestation Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    22. Dissertation [All Faculties] and/or Casebook [Applicable Faculties ONLY] Certification Page (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)
    23. Reports of Proposal Assessment [All Faculties] (To be uploaded in PDF Multiple Pages [Minimum of Two (2) reports)
    24. Approved Proposal Book [All Faculties] (To be uploaded in Microsoft Word Document Multiple Pages)
    25. Dissertation [All Faculties] and/or Casebook [Applicable Faculties ONLY] (To be uploaded in Microsoft Word Document Multiple Pages)
    26. Candidate Indemnity and Declaration Form (To be uploaded in PDF Single Page)

 

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

    1. Candidates can sit for Part 2 examination only after a minimum of 1 year after proposal assessment approval is obtained.
    2. Update courses (for both Parts I and II) have minimum validity of anytime in the preceding year, i.e. at the time the candidate is seating for the examination the update course certificate should not be later than the preceding year.

 

ADDENDUM:
College approved duration of training are as follows:

S/N FACULTY JUNIOR RESIDENCY SENIOR RESIDENCY
1 ANAESTHESIA MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
2 DENTAL SURGERY MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 36 MONTHS
3 GEN. DEN. PRACTICE MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
4 FAMILY MEDICINE MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
5 OBST. & GYNAE. MINIMUM OF 30 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
6 OPHTHALMOLOGY MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
7 PAEDIATRICS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
8 PATHOLOGY MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
9 INTERNAL MEDICINE MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 36 MONTHS
10 PSYCHIATRY MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
11 PUBLIC HEALTH MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
12 RADIOLOGY MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
13 OTO-RHINO-LARYN. MINIMUM OF 36 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS
14 ORTHOPAEDICS MINIMUM OF 30 MONTHS MINIMUM OF 30 MONTHS
15 SURGERY MINIMUM OF 24 MONTHS 36 MONTHS except
CARDIOTHORACIC
NEUROSURGERY with new
Curriculum – 48 MONTHS