Exam Information

Exam Information

The FCCM exam consists of both written and oral exam components.  The exam is held once per year in conjunction with the annual AMMI Canada-CACMID conference.  For detailed information of the application deadline, exam structure and assessment process, please review the FCCM Exam Information document.


The FCCM syllabus details the core competencies evaluated in the examination process and provides a number of sample written and oral exam questions.  A list of suggested resource materials is also highlighted.  Please note that the sample questions are meant to demonstrate the style and format of questions and should not be considered comprehensive.

Exam Application

To apply for examination as a Fellow of the Canadian College of Microbiologists, please submit the completed application form and associated fees, as detailed on the form, to the Chair of the FCCM committee.