The National Board of Education (NBE) conducts FMGE every year. It is a screening test, which is used to identify whether an Indian National possessing a medical degree from overseas is eligible for getting a provisional or permanent registration to practice in India as authorised by the Medical Council of India. These candidates who are desirous to apply for a medical practice in India must qualify a screening test conducted by the National Board of Education. The examination is conducted twice in a year, in the month of June and December.

Latest: FMGE Screening test result has been declared, download it from the “Result” page link given in the quick links.

FMGE Dec 2017

Candidates who are looking for the FMGE 2017 for December session can check all the details from this page. Before going to apply candidates must ensure their eligibility criteria and all other details carefully. Exam Schedule has been announced by NBE. Schedule for the FMGE Dec 2017 is given below.

Event Dates
Application start 30 Oct 2017
Last date to apply 27 Nov 2017
Date of Admit Card 18 Dec 2017
Date of Exam 21 Dec 2017
Result declaration 12 Jan 2018

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Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must fulfill the following criteria:

  • The applicant who is applying for the exam must be an Indian Citizen or a Citizen of India living overseas.
  • The candidate will be required to produce a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy.
  • It is compulsory for the candidates to provide a documentary proof as evidence that the candidate has passed the final examination of medical qualification on or before the cut-off date.
  • If the candidate fails to produce the issued proof of primary medical qualification, the application form of such candidate shall be rejected.
  • However, there are candidates who will be exempted from appearing into the examination the candidate, in cases where he/she holds an Undergraduate medical qualification from Australia/ Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and the holder thereof has also been awarded a Postgraduate medical qualification in Australia/Canada/ New Zealand/ United Kingdom/United States of America and has been recognized for enrolment as a medical practitioner in that country will be exempted from appearing into the FMGE examination.

Admit card for FMGE Dec 2017

The FMGE Admit Card will be sent through email to the candidates that they have provided at the time of application form filling. The candidate will not be seen the admit card through post or any other medium keep checking the email box on regular basis. The candidates can also visit the site to check the availability of the admit cards. The candidate will need to carry their admit card with a valid photo pasted on it.

Exam Pattern & Marks Distribution

The exam will consist of one paper with 300 MCQ. It is a computer based exam in English medium only. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers.there will be two parts in the paper PART A and PART B with 150 question in each part. The candidate will have to get 150 marks out of 300 marks in order to qualify the paper.

Please see the distribution of the marks to check the weightage of the marks distribute sas per the topics. The paper will consist of questions from pre and para clinical subjects and PART B will consist of questions from Clinical subjects.

A.  Pre & Para Clinical Subject : 100 marks
S.No Subject Distribution of Marks
1. Anatony 17
2. Physiology 17
3. Biochemistry 17
4. Pathology 13
5. Microbiology 13
6. Pharmacology 13
7. Forensic Medicine 10
B.  Clinical SUBJECTS: 200 marks
S.No Subject Distribution of Marks
1. Medicine & Allied Subjects
(i) Medicine 33
(ii) Psychiatry 5
(iii) Dermatology & STD 5
(iv) Radiotherapy 5
2. General Surgery & Allied Subjects
(i) General Surgery 32
(ii) Anesthesiology 5
(iii) Orthopedics 5
(iv) Radiogiagnosi 5
3. Pediatrics 15
4. Ophthalmology 15
5. OtorhinolarynglolOTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY 15

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