The FCPS is the exam that is set by the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons. This is important for doctors to ascertain for career progression in their field of specialty. It takes place twice a year in the months of January and July. In general subjects (Medicine, Surgery and Gynae and Obstatrics) it comprises 2 parts- part I or preliminary and part II or final part. The preliminary exam is composed of 3 paper MCQ tests. The final part has got written, oral, practical, OSCE etc. The specialized subjects has 3 parts.

General subjects  for FCPS:

Medicine, Surgery, Paediatrics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Psychiatry,

Anaesthesiology, Radiology & Imaging,  Radiotherapy, Dermatology & Venereology, Physical Medicine &

Rehabilitation, Haematology, Biochemistry, Histopathology, Microbiology, Conservative Dentistry &

Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics,

Transfusion Medicine  and  Family Medicine.


Specialized subjects for FCPS:                        

Gastroenterology, Neurology,  Nephrology, Endocrinology & Metabolism, Cardiology, Pulmonology,

Hepatology, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease & Tropical Medicine, Urology,  Neuro-surgery, Cardiovascular

Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Paediatric Surgery,

Neonatology, Paediatric Haematology & Oncology, Paediatric Nephrology, Paediatric Gastroenterology &

Nutrition, Paediatric Pulmonology, Paediatric Neurology & Development, Feoto-Maternal Medicine,

Gynaecological Oncology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility.

Notification for the exam is available in the following link: FCPS notification

Eligibility criteria for FCPS examination link: Eligibility criteria

Online registration system for FCPS link: Online registration for FCPS