The Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh the highly prestigious academic body dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement in surgical practices through its involvement in education, training, conducting examinations and liaison with medical institutions worldwide, conducted its FRCS-Ophthalmology examinations in the country after a gap of 10 years. The world acclaimed institution chose Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai as its preferred centre for conducting its examinations in India. A total of 39 candidates from India, Pakistan, Singapore, Myanmar, Indonesia and Sri Lanka are appearing for their FRCS in Ophthalmology being held from the 23rd to the 27th of June 2014 at the examination hall at the 1st floor of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Institute for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology located at Sankara Nethralaya’s Main campus on College Road, Chennai.
Addressing a press conference on the development Dr T.S. Surendran, Vice Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya observed that the institution was the preferred center for the FRCS-Ophthalmology examinations even a decade back and it has been revived as the center again when FRCS, Edinburgh is conducting its examinations in India after a gap of 10 years.