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@example.com copy firstname.lastname@example.org, copy email@example.com.
“Email to be sent before 12midday of Friday 2nd September 2022, clearly stating Name, Faculty, Part of examination and Alternate center.”