Nigeria’s postgraduate medical college has reportedly suffered a decline in fellowship applications as disclosed in a memo obtained by TheCable.
In the memo, it was disclosed that only four centres across the country will be used for computer-based postgraduate fellowship examinations of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria (NPMCN) scheduled for September.
Oyenike Ekekezie, deputy registrar of the college blamed this on a “marked decline” in applications for the fellowship.
“As a result of the marked decline in applications for the Primary and Part I Fellowship Examinations, ONLY ABUJA, KANO, LAGOS AND ENUGU centers will be used for the September 2022 CBT examinations,” the memo reads.
“Primary CBT Examinations: Wednesday 21st September 2022, Part I CBT Examinations: Thursday 22nd September 2022.
“Therefore, candidates who had selected other centers for the September 2022 CBT examinations are to send ALTERNATE Centers from the four (4) above by email to [email protected] copy [email protected], copy [email protected]
“Email to be sent before 12midday of Friday 2nd September 2022, clearly stating Name, Faculty, Part of examination and Alternate center.”