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WHO IS A CHARTERED CHEMIST? PDF Print E-mail
A Chartered Chemist is a person who, having obtained the requisite academic qualifications and satisfied the criteria set by the Institute’s Governing Council, has been formally inducted into and enrolled in the register of ICCON.


MEMBERSHIP
There are five categories of membership, namely:-
•    Fellow
•    Honourary Fellow
•    Member
•    Corporate Member
•    Licentiate Member


Designatory Letters
A member of the Institute is entitled to use the following designatory letters after his/her name according to the category of membership:
MICCON -    Member of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria                                                                                                                                            
FICCON   -     Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria
FICCON (H)   -      Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Chemists of Nigeria.


QUALIFICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP
An intending member of the Institute should possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Chemistry or Chemistry – related discipline, e. g Biochemistry, Food Science and Technology, Science Laboratory Technology (Chemistry Option), Science Education (Chemistry Option), Chemical Engineering etc.

The modalities for obtaining registration forms, as well as the attendant fees, are as approved by the Governing Council from time to time. Current information in this regard is obtainable from the Institute’s Secretariat and its website.

Professional Qualifying Examination
The professional qualifying examination for admission into the Institute is based on syllabus approved by the Council. Similarly, modalities for upgrading of membership category are determined by the Governing Council and may be reviewed from time to time.

 
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