All You Need To Know About FMGE 2019

Gear up for FMGE – 2019

FMGE – Foreign Medical Graduates Examination is being conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) twice a year (June and December). It is a mandatory screening test for all Indian students and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), who hold Foreign medical qualifications, to obtain registration with Medical Council of India(MCI) and practice in India.

The council has announced the official date for FMGE 2019 to be held on 28th June 2019. All Indian Nationals holding foreign degrees will be able to practice in India, upon clearing this test to be held in June 2019.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must be an Indian citizen or Overseas Citizen of India.

  • The appearing candidate must hold the primary medical qualification confirmed by the Indian Embassy.
  • All aspirants must submit relevant supporting documents/proof of having passed the primary final examination before 31st May 2019.
  • Undergraduate medical students from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States of America will not be required to appear for FMGE 2019 exam. These students are already recognized for enrolment as a medical practitioner in India.

Application Procedure:

Candidates fulfilling the above mentioned eligibility criteria will be able to apply online for FMGE 2019, June session. The application form will be available in the second week of May. Here is the application procedure.

Online registration -> Confirmation of registration -> Login -> Submit qualification details -> Payment of application fees -> Printout of confirmation page

Once done, an email will be sent to the registered email ID, which the candidates will have to acknowledge and send relevant eligibility documents to the NBE before the specified date.

The application fee for FMGE 2019(POST GRADUATE SCREENING TEST) is 5500 INR.

Important Dates:

NOTE : The dates mentioned below are tentative and subject to change as per further information by the Council.

  • Release of information brochure: Second week of May 2019*

  • Online registration starts: Second week of May 2019*

  • Last date to fill the application form: Last week of May 2019*

  • Admit card to be available from: The first week of June 2019*

  • Facility of practice test opens: Second week of June 2019*

  • FMGE 2019 June session: June 28, 2019

  • Declaration of result: Third week of July 2019*

  • Issuance of pass certificate: August 2019*

Admit Card Details:

All eligible candidates will be able to download the FMGE admit card online by logging in with their respective USER ID and Password. NBE will send out SMS notifications to the candidates, upon the availability of admit cards. It will be mandatory for all candidates to carry their admit card to the allotted examination center along with any of the following documents:

  • PAN card

  • Voter ID

  • Passport

  • Driving License

  • Aadhaar Card (with photograph)

The admit card will include the name of candidates, date and time of the exam, address of allotted exam center and other details.

Exam Pattern and Qualifying Criteria For 2019:

  • Mode of exam: Computer-based exam (online)

  • Number of sessions: Part A and Part B (both conducted on one day)

  • Total time allotted: 300 minutes; Part A – 150 minutes, Part B – 150 minutes

  • Type of questions: Objective type questions

  • Number of questions: 300

  • Language: English only

  • Negative Marking: No

  • Syllabus: Questions will be based on the MBBS curriculum

In order to obtain the provisional or permanent registration from Medical Council of India and State Medical Council, candidates must score at least 150 out of 300 in FMGE 2019.

Result of FMGE 2019:

The result of FMGE 2019 will be released in PDF format mentioning the roll number of aspirants, marks obtained out of 300 and qualifying status. It will be mandatory to produce the scorecard to obtain pass certificate from the concerned authorities. The result is scheduled to be rolled out in the third week of July, and the download link will be provided in due course of time.

We, at Eduream, wish all appearing candidates Good Luck for the exam and a successful career ahead.

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