WHAT IS FMGE??
FMGE stands for Foreign Medical Graduates Examination. FMGE test has to be taken up by the Indian national being holding the MBBS degree from foreign Universities or have done in order to practice in India. FMGE is must for a student who has done MBBS from abroad in order to get provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India ( MCI ) or with any State Medical Council ( SMC ).This exam falls under the post graduate(PG) exam category.
National Board of Education(NBE) is an authority who conducts the FMGE every year. FMGE, was made mandatory in the year 2002 in order to test the in-depth Knowledge of student having a degree of MBBS from abroad. FMGE is mostly taken up by Foreign Graduates who have completed their MBBS from a MCI recognized university.
WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF FMGE??
As mentioned in the brochure of the FMGE 2017, it stated that any person whether an Indian or overseas Indian possessing a primary medical qualification from any medical institution outside of India who is aiming or is desirous to practice in India or get provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India (MCI) or any other State Medical Council of India.
WHAT IS THE PERIODICITY OF FMGE??
It is conducted twice a year by National Board of Education (NBE).It first takes place in the starting of the year i.e in JUNE and next takes place in December.
WHAT IS PROCEDURE TO APPLY FOR FMGE ??
National Board Examination (NBE) accepts the application in online mode only i.e form was available in online mode only and no other mechanism is applicable for the same. Applicants must go through eligibility criteria of the exam in order to appear in it.One must regularly check their official website for the same.
WHAT IS APPLICATION FEE FOR FMGE ??
The Candidate has to pay an amount in between 5-6 thousand to appear for the exam. The exam fee may vary with the year to year but most probably remains in the range mentioned.
WHAT IS THE PATTERN OF FMGE??
The exam is Multiple Choice types with a single correct response. The test comprises of 300 questions covering all the subjects designed by MCI.Candidate cannot choose from a particular subject in which he is good at rather he has to appear in all the subjects.Mostly there is no negative marking in the exam. Candidate must score 150 marks out of 300 in order to pass the examination.
WHAT IS THE SYLLABUS OF FMGE ??
The First column contains names of the subject and second contains the number of marks for which they are asked in the exam.
Pre & Para-clinical subjects:
|Medicine & Allied Subjects|
|Dermatology & STD||5|
|General Surgery & Allied Subjects|
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology||30|
WHICH ARE THE TEST CITIES OR CENTRES FOR THE FMGE ??
Near about in more than 12 cities exam is conducted.Candidate can choose these many cities to appear for the exam. Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Kolkata, Mumbai etc. are few cities in which exam centers are available.
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