College of Optometrists Primary Exam Admission Form 2022/2023
Nigerian College of Optometrists (NCO) Primary Examinations Admission Form, Available Courses, Admission Requirements, Application Guidelines, Examination Date, Time, Venue and Deadline for the 2022/2023 Academic Session.

This is to inform all qualified Doctors of Optometry, wishing to undergo a 4-year institution-based Post-Graduate training leading to the award of Fellowship of the College in any of the specialties that the primary examinations for admission into any of the Faculties have been scheduled as follows:


  • Date: 2nd February, 2023.
  • Venue: Department of Optometry, Imo State University, Owerri.
  • Time: 11:00am.


QUALIFICATION:

Any intending applicant should posses the following qualifications:

  • A degree of O.D (Doctor of Optometry) from any institution accredited by the Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria (ODORBN).
  • A3-year post NYSC clinical experience.
  • Must be in good standing with ODORBN.


AVAILABLE PROGRAMMES

EXAMINATIONS WILL BE TAKEN FOR THE FOLLOWING FACULTIES/ SPECIALTIES:

  • Primary Care Optometry
  • Public Health Optometry
  • Come and Contact Lens Practice
  • Rehabilitative Optometry and Low Vision Care
  • Pediatric Optometry
  • Ocular Health
  • Orthoptics


METHOD OF APPLICATION:

Pay an Exam fee of N50,000.00 (FIFTY THOUSAND NAIRA) only into:

  • Account Name: Nigerian College of Optometrists
  • Account no: 1000957051
  • Bank name: Keystone Bank, Asaba Branch.


COLLECT APPLICATION FORM ON PRESENTATION OF YOUR TELLER AT ANY OF THE UNDERLISTED ADDRESSES:

1. Dr. Udo Ubani - Department of Optometry, Abia State University Uturu (08036770850).
2. Dr. Mrs. Augusta Otukam-lyama - Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria, 8 Harvey Road, Yaba, Lagos (08035809264).
3. Dr. Young Azuamah - Department of Optometry, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State (08034933590).
4. Prof. Mrs. Faustina Idu - Department of Optometry, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State (08023417918).
5. Dr. Augustine Ugochukwu Akujobi - Department of Optometry, Imo State University, Owerri. (08033727967).
6. Dr. Ikechukwu Nwakuche - Department of Optometry, Bayero University Kano, Kano State (08063358249).
7. The Registrar, - Optometrists and Dispensing Opticians Registration Board of Nigeria, Unity Estate Karu, Abuja (0817284608).
8. Dr. Obinna Awiaka - Suite 219, Jinifa Plaza, Plot 1014 Samuel Ademulegun Adesoji Street, Central Business District, Abuja (+234 805 503 7693,07036293000), [email protected]
9. Nigeria Post-Graduate College of Optometrists Annex Office - Plot 225, St. Finbarr's Road, Umuahia, Abia State. [email protected] and [email protected]

Please note that the entire training will be institutionally based.

DEADLINE:

  • January 10th 2023.


Signed:
Prof. Mrs. Faustina idu.
Registrar