Yes. Once the exam is cleared, an annual retention fee must be paid to continue your fellowship.
It is also called FRCS ( General Surgery). It is a speciality-based exam, meaning candidates need to choose their sub-speciality. Around 45-50% of your questions in the Section 2 exam will be from your subspecialty.
General surgery (JCIE) – Colorectal, Upper GI and HPB, Transplant, Breast, Vascular, Endocrine
It is for UK surgical trainees or surgeons who work in the UK and candidates who want to enter the specialist register. Simply put, anyone who wants a career in the UK as a Consultant must give the JCIE exam.
JCIE – It is for UK trainees and non-trainees in the UK. It is recognised by GMC. The exam is speciality-based. Only exam where FRCS is used as the post-nominal
JSCFE –It is for International surgeons. (General Surgery). Based on the new regulations, you cannot write FRCS, but rather Int. FRCS must be used.