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retained ; and after any two consecutive failures at the Pass Examination, the Cai didate is required to pay an additional fee of Five Guineas prior to being aga admitted to the said Pass Examination, which additional fee is also retained.

7. A Candidate having entered his name for either the Primary or Pass Exam nation, who shall fail to attend the meeting of the Court for which he shall ha received a card, will not be allowed to present himself for examination within 11 period of three months from the date at which he shall have so failed to attend.

8. A Candidate referred on the Primary Examination is required, prior to his ac mission to re-examination, to produce a Certificate of the performance of dissectior during not less than three months subsequently to the date of his reference.

9. A Candidate referred on the Pass Examination is required, prior to his admiş sion to re-examination, to produce a Certificate of at least six months' further atten tance on the Surgical Practice of a recognized Hospital, together with Lectures o clinical Surgery, subsequently to the date of his reference.

Regulations relating to the Education and Examination of Candi

dates for the Diploma of Fellow.

SECTION I.

PRELIMINARY EXAMINATION.

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I. Candidates will be required to produce one or other of the following Certifi

cates, or Testamurs, viz.:-
1. Of Graduation in Arts at a University recognized for this purposė.

The following are the Universities at present recognized, viz. :-
Oxford ; Cambridge ; Dublin ; London ; Durham ; Queen's University in Ireland
Edinburgh ; Glasgow ; Aberdeen ; and St. Andrew's.

Calcutta; Madras; and Bombay.
Canada.—M°Gill College, Montreal; and Queen's College, Kingston.

A Certificate or Testamur of Graduation in Arts at a Foreign University, on the special recommendation of the Court of Examiners, approved by the Council.

2. Of having passed such examinations in Arts as shall from time to time be required for graduation in Medicine by a University recognized for this purpose.

The following are the Universities at present recognized, viz. :
Oxford ; Cambridge ; Dublin ; London; and Durham.

N.B. In the case of the University of London, the Certificate of having passed the
Matriculation Examination must contain evidence that the Candidate passed in
Greek and in French or German, in addition to the several compulsory subjects com-
prised in the Examination.
II. Candidates who shall not be able to produce one or other of the foregoing Certi-

ficates will be required to pass an examination in English, Classics, and
Mathematics, conducted by the Board of Examiners of the Royal College
of Preceptors, under the direction and supervision of the Council of the
College.
The following are the subjects of the Examination referred to in the fore-

going paragraph for December 1874 and until further notice viz. :

PART I.

COMPULSORY SUBJECTS. 1. Reading aloud a passage from some English author. 2. Writing from dictation, 3. English Grammar.

4. Writing a short English composition ; such as a description of a place, an account of some useful or natural product, or the like.

5. Arithmetic. No Candidate will be passed who does not show a competent knowledge of the first four rules, simple and compound, of Vulgar Fractions, and of Decimals.

6. Questions on the Geography of Europe, and particularly of the British Isles.

7. Questions on the outlines of English History—that is, the succession of the Sovereigns and the leading events of each reign.

8. Mathematics. Euclid, Books I. and II., or the subjects thereof; Algebra to Simple Equations inclusive.

9. Translation of a passage from the second book of Cæsar's Commentaries “De Bello Gallico."

10. Translation of a passage from the first book of the Anabasis of Xenophon.

11. Translation of a passage from X. B. Saintine's “ Picciola ;” or, at the option of the Candidate, translation of a passage from Schiller's “ Wilhelm Tell.”

PART II.

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS. Papers will also be set on the following four subjects ; and each Candidate will be required to offer himself for examination on one subject, at his option:

1. Translation of a passage in French or German, as the case may be, from the before-mentioned works.

Besides these Translations into English, the Candidate will be required to answer questions on the Grammar of each subject, whether compulsory or selected.

2. Mechanics. The questions will be chiefly of an elementary character.
3. Chemistry. The questions will be on the elementary facts of Chemistry.

4. Botany and Zoology. The questions will be on the classification of Plants and Animals.

The quality of the handwriting and spelling will be taken into account.

N.B. Each Candidate [who has not at a previous examination paid the amount] is required to pay a Fee of £2 on the morning of the first day of his Examination, prior to his admission thereto. The next Examination will be held in December. The exact dates of the Examination will be duly advertised when fixed in the Medical Journals; and Candidates are required to send in the piescribed forms of application not less than three weeks before the commencement of the Examination.

Note.-Candidates who passed, prior to the 1st of January, 1870, an Examination recognized as equivalent to the Preliminary Examination for the Diploma of Member, will be required in order to qualify for the Fellowship to pass in Algebra, Greek, and French or German, included in Part I., and in one, at their option, of the four subjects included in Part II. of the foregoing examination, and those who passed, subsequently to the 1st of January, 1870, an examination equivalent to that required for the Membership will have to pass in all the aforesaid subjects excepting Algebra, when the Certificate shall contain evidence that this last subject was included in the first-named examination.

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SPECIAL NOTICE.-In the case of Candidates, natives of India, the Certificates having passed the Matriculation Examinations of the Universities of Calcutt Madras, and Bombay, will be recognized as equivalent to the foregoing Preliminai Examination, provided that they contain evidence that, in addition to the compulso subjects thereoî, the Candidate passed in Latin, and, in lieu of Greek, in one of th Eastern languages comprised in the lists of subjects issued from time to time by tł respective Universities.

SECTION II.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION. I. Except in the cases and instances hereinafter provided for to the contrary every Candidate for admission to the First or Anatomical and Physiological Exami nation for the Fellowship is required to produce the following Certificates, viz. :

1. Of having passed the Preliminary Examination appointed by the Council, o such other Examination as the Council may from time to time determine to be equi valent thereto.

2. Of having studied Practical Pharmacy during three months.

3. Of having attended Lectures on Anatomy during two Winter Sessions at a re cognized School or Schools.

4. Of having performed Dissections at a recognized School or Schools during thre Winter Sessions.

5. Of having attended Lectures on General Anatomy and Physiology during on Winter Session at a recognized School.

6. Of having attended a Practical Course of General Anatomy and Physiology during another Winter or a Summer Session, consisting of not less than thirty meetings of the Class at a recognized School.

Note A.-By the Practical Course referred to in Clause 6, it is meant that the learners themselves shall, individually, be engaged in the necessary experiments, manipulations, fc.; but it is not hereby intended that the learners shall perform vivisections.

7. Of having attended one Course of Lectures on Comparative Anatomy, one Course of Lectures on Chemistry, and a three months' Course of Practical Chemistry (with Manipulations), in its application to Medical Study, at a recognized School or Schools.

Note B.The Course of Lectures on Chemistry included in Clause 7 will not be required in the case of a Candidate who shall have passed a satisfactory Examination in this subject in his Preliminary Examination.

Note C.-The Certificates of attendance on the several Courses of Lectures, must include evidence that the Student has attended the Practical Instructions and Examinations of his Teacher in each Course.

II. Except in the cases and instances hereinafter provided for to the contrary, every Candidate before his admission to the second Professional Examination is required to produce the following Certificates, viz.

1. Of being twenty-five years of age.

2. Of having been engaged for six years in the acquirement of professional knowledge in Hospitals or Schools of Anatomy, Surgery, and Medicine recognized by the Council of the College for that purpose; or if the Candidate be already a Member

of the College, he shall produce Certificates of having been engaged for two years in the acquirement of professional knowledge in recognized Hospitals and Schools, in addition to the Certificates required for the Diploma of Member.

3. Of having attended Lectures on Surgery, during one Winter Session, at a lecognized School.

4. Of having attended a Course of Practical Surgery during a period occupying not less than six months prior or subsequent to the Course required by the preceding Clause No. 3, at a recognized School.

Note D.The Course of Practical Surgery referred to in Clause 4 is intended to embrace instruction in which each Pupil shall be exercised in practical details, such as in

The Application of Anatomical facts to Surgery, on the living person or on the

dead body. The methods of proceeding and the manipulations necessary in order to detect

the effect of diseases and accidents, on the living person, or on the dead

body The use of Surgical Apparatus. The examination of diseased structures, as illustrated in the contents of a museum

of Morbid Anatomy and otherwise. 5. Of having attended at one or more recognized School or Schools, one Course of Lectures on each of the following subjects, viz. :

Materia Medica.
Medicine,
Forsenic Medicine.
Midwifery (with practical instruction, and a certificate of having per-

sonally conducted not less than ten labours).

Pathological Anatomy during not less than three months. Note E.-The Certificates of attendance on the several Courses of Lectures, must include evidence that the Student has attended the Practical Instructions and Examinations of his Teacher in each Course.

6. Of having performed operations on the dead body under the superintendence of a recognized Teacher.

7. Of instruction and proficiency in the practice of Vaccination.

Note F.- In the case of Candidates who commenced their Professional Education on or after the 1st of October, 1868, the Certificate of Instruction in Vaccination will only be received from recognized Vaccine Stations, or from recognized Vaccine Departments in Medical Schools or Hospitals, or other Públic Institutions, where the appointed Teacher of Vaccination is not liable to frequent change, and where ample means for study are provided by not less than such a number of cases (eight or ten on an average weekly) as may be found, after due inquiry, to be sufficient for this purpose at each

place.

8. Of having attended the Surgical Practice of a recognized Hospital or Hospitals during four Winter and four Summer Sessions, and the Medical Practice of a recognized Hospital or Hospitals during one Winter and one Summer Session.

9. Of having been individually engaged, at least twice in each week, in the observation and examination of Patients at a recognized Hospital or Hospitals, under the direction of a recognized Teacher, during not less than three months.

Note G.--It is intended that the Candidates should receive the Instruction, required by Clause 9, at an early period of his attendance at the Hospital.

10. Of having attended Clinical Lectures on Surgery during two Winter and two Summer Sessions, and Clinical Lectures on Medicine during one Winter and on Summer Session at one or more recognized Hospital or Hospitals.

11. Of having attended, during three Winter and two Summer Sessions, demonstrations in the Post-Mortem Rooms of a recognized Hospital.

12. Of having served the office of House Surgeon or Dresser, for not less than six months, in a recognized Hospital.

Notice.The alterations in the Regulations, which are applicable to Candidates who commenced their professional studies on or after the 1st of October, 1870, are contained in clauses 3, 5, and 6, paragraph I., in clauses 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, and 11, paragraph II., and in notes A, B, C, D, E, and G, paragraphs I. and II. of Section

I.I. III. In the case of a Candidate who shall have taken by Examination the Degree of Bachelor or Master of Arts in any University in the United Kingdom recognized by. the Council for this purpose, it shall be sufficient for him to produce a Certificate or Certificates that he has been engaged for five years (instead of six years) in the acquirement of professional knowledge in Hospitals or Schools of Anatomy, Surgery, and Medicine recognized by the Council of the College for that purpose.

IV. Any Member of the College shall, after the expiration of eight years from the date of his Diploma, be entitled to be admitted to the professional examinations for the Fellowship upon the production of a Certificate, signed by three Fellows, that he has been for eight years in the Practice of the profession of Surgery, and that he is a fit and proper person to be admitted a Fellow if upon examination he shall be found qualified.

SECTION III.

PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATIONS. 1. The Examinations are held twice in the year, in the months of May and November, and at such other times as the Council may appoint.

2. The Examinations occupy not less than two days, either successive or at such intervals as the Court of Examiners may appoint.

3. The first Examination on Anatomy and Physiology is partly written and partly vivâ voce on the recently dissected subject and on prepared parts of the Human Body; the second Examination, on Pathology, Therapeutics, and the principles and practice of Surgery, and Medicine*, is partly written, partly vivâ voce, and partly on the practical use of Surgical Apparatus, and includes the examination of Patients, and operations on the dead body.

* Candidates can claim exemption from examination in Medicine under the following conditions, viz.:I. The production by the Candidate of a Degree, Diploma, or Licence in Medi

cine entitling him to register under the Medical Act of 1858, or a Degree, Diploma, or Licence in Medicine of a Colonial or Foreign University ap

proved by the Council of the College. II. A declaration by the Candidate, prior to his admission to the Final Exami

nation for the Fellowship, that it is his intention to obtain either of the Medical Qualifications mentioned in the foregoing paragraph, in which case the Diploma of the College will not be issued to him until he shall produce either the said Medical Qualification or proof of having passed the several

examinations entitling him to receive the same. N.B. A Candidate who has passed an examination in Medicine for the Membership will not be required to pass any further examination in Medicine for the Fellowship.

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