FAICO + ICO Online Theory Examination - Result

FAICO 2020 Final Result

Fellowship Awards

  • Glaucoma
  • Retina & Vitreous
  • Cornea
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmoloagy
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Uvea
  • Cataract/Phaco
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

Note: At one time a member can apply only for one speciality. One candidate can do maximum in two specialities.


  • Must be an AIOS member
  • Basic post graduate qualification in ophthalmology recognized by Govt. of India (DO/ DNB/MD/ MS/ any recognized foreign qualification)
  • Minimum one year experience after post graduation
  • Should have at least one year practical experience in the specialities

OSCE & VIVA: Different centers for different specialities.

Important Dates

Online Application Form Available on www.aios.org
Last date of receipt of application form 31st August 2020
Online written test (FAICO + ICO Subspeciality) 13th October 2020 (9:00AM to 11:00AM)
Declaration of written test result 8th December 2020
OSCE & Viva voce Jan - Feb 2021
Declaration of final result -

Examination process involves 3 stages

  • 1 st Stage: Two hour theory online exam - 80 MCQ Questions
  • 2 nd Stage: OSCE
  • 3 rd Stage: Viva voce

Examination Fees (Per candidate per subject)

  • Candidates applying for both ICO and FAICO is Rs. 24500/ 
  • Candidates applying for AIOS  FAICO, fees is Rs. 5000/- 

( DD in favour of “All India Ophthalmological Society”) Payble at Delhi.

Collaboration of ICO for Fellowship in subspeciality of Cornea, Retina and Vitreous, paediatric ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Uveitis, Oculoplasty & Cataract (There will be one common written MCQ examination for ICO subspeciality and FAICO

Type of Questions

Must know 50% No negative marking
Moderate 25%
Hard 25%


AIOS FAICO  – OSCE/Viva Schedule 2021



Date/ Time

Retina & Vitreous

Ward 3A, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi-110029






Ward 3A, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi-110029






Sankara Nethralaya (Main Campus), No. 41 (old 18), College Road, Chennai.



Oculoplastic Surgery  

Gurunanak Eye Center, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Marg, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi-110002





Seth GS medical college and KEM Hospital, Mumbai

OPD No.36, Ground Floor,





Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Sankara Nethralaya on College Road, Chennai




Refractive Surgery and Cornea  

Narayana Nethralaya, 121/C, Chord Road, 1’R’ Block, Rajajinagar, Bangalore