What is the test about?
Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Exam is a licensure test which is conducted each year by NBE – National Board of Examinations. This examination must be cleared by all the Indian candidates who have a medical degree from a foreign college and wish to get provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India or any State Medical council.
Who is eligible?
- Candidate must be an Indian citizen or should have overseas citizenship of India.
- Candidate must possess primary medical qualification that should be confirmed by the Indian Embassy to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country.
- Candidate should have obtained eligibility certificate from the MCI – Medical Council of India.
What are the test syllabus, duration and format?
& Para Clinical Subjects
and Respiratory Diseases
and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
hours for each section
will be conducted in Computer Based Test format. There will be
total 300 Multiple Choice Questions without any negative marking.
FMGE medical exam is
a computer based where 2 papers will be conducted for 150 marks
Every right answer
carries 1 marks and no negative marking.
Both the papers will
be for 150 minutes each and will have a scheduled break in between.
Key dates for application and registration
Online Registration: May to June 2016
Who conducts the test?
National Board of Examinations
Which colleges/institutes accept the test?
Colleges recognized by the Medical Council of India