FMGE 2024 Exam: Registration, Syllabus, Preparation Tips

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OVERVIEW OF FOREIGN MEDICAL EXAMINATION EXAM DETAILS

 


The Screening Test Regulations of 2002 introduced the FMGE-Screening Test. According to the rules, “An Indian citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after 15 March 2002 shall be required to pass a screening test held for that purpose by the designated authority in accordance with section 13 of the Act.


As per the current schedule, the Screening Test is held by the National Board of Examinations in June and December each year.   

 

Click Here for FMGE December Information Brochure 2023

 

To Join the Online FMGE Mock Test Series 2023: Click Here

 

FMGE 2023 EXAMINATION –IMPORTANT DATES

 

  • Release of FMGE December Official Notification Date- 23-11- 2023
  • Starting Registration Date for FMGE December 2023 by candidates- 23-11- 2023(03:00 pm onwards)
  • Last Registration Date for FMGE December 2023 by candidates- 13-12-2023 ( Till 11:55 pm)
  • FMGE December 2023 Edit Window for All Payment Success Applications - 15-12-2023 to 18-12-2023
  • FMGE December 2023 Final edit window for a photograph, signature, and left-hand impression - 29-12-2023 to 01-01-2024
  • FMGE December 2023 Final chance to rectify the uploaded documents - 01-01-2024
  • Release of FMGE December Admit Card 2023 - 12-01-2024
  • FMGE December 2023 Examination Date- 20-01-2024
  • Result Date of FMGE December 2023 Examination- 20th February 2024

 

FMGE Examining Procedure :

 

  • The FMGE Exam is conducted twice a year in June and December.
  • Medium of the FMGE exam is English language.
  • The FMGE Examination shall be conducted as a Computer Based Test or CBT mode consist of 300 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) of a single correct response type without any negative marking as per the existing scheme of the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination.
  • FMGE Exam contains NO negative marking.
  • A candidate for the FMGE is only considered to have passed if they receive at least 50% of the total exam marks.
  • FMGE Examination Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed at the website and office of NBE. Marks obtained shall be declared for all the candidates and also displayed at the website.
  • The applicants who cleared the FMGE Screening Test may apply to the Medical Council of India, New Delhi or to any State Medical Council for provisional registration / permanent registration.
  • An FMGE applicant may take as many attempts as they like without any limitations.


FMGE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2023


Candidates willing to appear in the FMGE Dec 2023 exam advised to go through the eligibility criteria before filling Application form for FMGE Dec 2023.

 

  • Foreign medical graduates must be a citizen of India or should be Overseas Citizens of India.
  • Candidates must hold a primary medical degree from the recognized institution, which must be verified by the concerned Indian Embassy of that nation.
  • On or before the deadline, candidates must turn in the required paperwork to demonstrate that they passed the Primary Medical Examination final exam.
  • The result of the final exam for the said primary medical degree should have been declared on or before 30th April, 2023.
  • Medical applicants who have completed their undergraduate, as well as postgraduate medical degree from the following mentioned countries, are not required to appear for the FMGE December session screening test to get the permanent or provisional registration certificate. Such candidates can directly register with MCI or SMC for the certificate and do their further practice in India. 


FMGE EXAMINATION FEE 2023


The FMGE examination form fee will be non-transferable and non-refundable under any circumstances. 

 

Particulars

FMGE Application form FEE

General and OCI candidates

Rs. 7,080 (Rs. 6,000 exam fee and Rs. 1,080 GST)

SC/ST/OBC candidates

Rs. 7,080 (Rs. 6,000 exam fee and Rs. 1,080 GST)

Mode of payment

Online mode through credit/debit cards and net banking

 

  • The above FMGE fee is inclusive of examination fees and an information bulletin. Please visit the official website (https://nbe.edu.in/) for exact payment information.
  • FMGE Late Fee – This is to be submitted by those participants who have applied on & after the deadline date of fee submission – Rs 1500/- (One Thousand & Five Hundred only)


FMGE Payment Method 2023

 
The required registration fee must be paid using a payment gateway with a credit card, debit card, or net banking account issued by an Indian bank.

 


FMGE Admit Card and Test Day Procedures 2023

 


FMGE ADMIT CARD: On January 12, 2024, the National Board of Examinations website, https://natboard.edu.in, will publish the admit cards. Before the exam is conducted, candidates who have been found to be ineligible will not be given admit cards.


FMGE TEST DAY PROCEDURES: The computer-based test will be administered by NBEMS in a secure setting. NBEMS has the right to review the CBT test day procedures if the COVID-19 pandemic scenario changes.


FMGE TEST CENTRE LOCATION: The FMGE admit card must provide the precise address and location of the test centres. Candidates are advised to familiarise themselves with the test centre locations at least one day prior to the FMGE examination day and ensure that they report for the exam as per scheduled time only.


FMGE Examination Centre


The tentative list of cities where the FMGE December 2023 session shall be conducted is as follows:

 

S. No.

City

S. No.

City

1

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar

26

Lucknow

2

Aizawl

27

Madurai

3

Ajmer

28

Mangaluru

4

Aligarh

29

Meerut

5

Bengaluru

30

Mehsana

6

Bhilai Nagar

31

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/

Thane

7

Bhopal

32

Nagpur

8

Bhubaneswar

33

Patna

9

Bikaner

34

Pune

10

Chennai

35

Rajkot

11

Coimbatore

36

Ranchi

12

Delhi NCR

37

Roorkee

13

Ernakulum

38

Shillong

14

Guntur

39

Sikar

15

Hamirpur

40

Surat

16

Hyderabad

41

Tiruchirappalli

17

Jalandhar

42

Tirunelveli

18

Jammu

43

Tirupathi

19

Jodhpur

44

Udupi

20

Kannur

45

Vadodara

21

Kohima

46

Vellore

22

Kolkata

47

Visakhapatnam

23

Kollam

 

24

Kottayam

25

Kozhikode

 

Candidates must pay for their own transportation to the test site listed on their FMGE admit card.

 

METHOD TO FILL ONLINE FMGE APPLICATION FORM:

 

The index page of FMGE December 2023 session at National Board of Examinations website www.nbe.edu.in provides a quick link, “Applicant Login”. After successfully logging in, you can use this quick link to access the online application form for the FMGE December 2023 session.

New User Registration: All applicants who wish to be selected for the FMGE December 2023 session must first construct an online profile of themselves in order to receive a User ID and Password.

Applicant Login: The candidate will be able to log in as a candidate for the FMGE December 2023 session and register an online application using the User ID and Password that have been set. After user creation, the "Go To Application" link enables the applicant to carry on with the application submission.

 

FAQs related to FMGE

 

1. What is FMGE?

 

  • FMGE stands for the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination. It's a licensure examination in India conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) for Indian and Overseas Citizens of India who have obtained their medical qualifications from outside India and wish to practice medicine in the country.

 

2. Who is eligible to take the FMGE?

 

  • Medical graduates who have completed their primary medical qualifications from a recognized institution outside India are eligible to take the FMGE.

 

3. What is the purpose of FMGE?

 

  • The primary purpose of FMGE is to ensure that individuals who have obtained medical degrees from foreign universities meet the necessary standards and possess the required knowledge and skills to practice medicine in India.

 

4. How many times can I attempt the FMGE?

 

  • There's no limit on the number of attempts for the FMGE. Candidates can attempt the examination any number of times until they pass, provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

 

5. What is the exam pattern for FMGE?

 

  • FMGE is a computer-based test consisting of 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) from various medical subjects. The exam is divided into two parts, each comprising 150 questions, and the duration for each part is 150 minutes.

 

6. When is the FMGE conducted?

 

  • The FMGE is typically held twice a year, usually in June and December. However, candidates should check the official notifications and schedule released by the National Board of Examinations for accurate dates.

 

7. What is the passing criteria for FMGE?

 

  • To pass the FMGE, candidates need to secure a minimum of 150 out of 300 marks in the examination.

 

8. How can I prepare for FMGE effectively?

 

    • Effective preparation for FMGE involves thorough studying of the subjects covered in the EaseToLearn FMGE syllabus, referring to standard medical textbooks, practicing with previous years' question papers, and taking EaseToLearn FMGE mock tests to assess your preparation level.

 

9. Can I practice medicine in India after passing FMGE?

 

  • Yes, upon clearing the FMGE and fulfilling other criteria set by the respective state medical councils, candidates become eligible to practice medicine in India.

 

10. Where can I find study materials and resources for FMGE preparation?

 

  • There are various online and offline resources available, including recommended textbooks, online EaseToLearn study platform, coaching institutes, and EaseToLearn FMGE mock tests series specifically designed for FMGE preparation.

 

For Detailed Information on FMGE December 2023 -

 

Official Website of FMGE: www.nbe.edu.in

 

Click Here for FMGE December Information Brochure 2023

 

To Join the Online FMGE Mock Test Series 2023: Click Here

#Note: The information provided above is just an indicative information of what is provided, and available. We make no such claim about the accuracy and reliability of this information. For more accurate/current information, please visit or contact the concerned institute/college/authorities.