FMGE 2019 - Foreign Medical Graduate Examination, commonly known as FMGE 2019 is conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE) for Indian and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI). The regulatory body, NBE has released FMGE 2019 application form on October 11, 2019. Link for the same is given below. Eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form till October 31. NBE has released the information brochure of FMGE 2019. Earlier the authority had announced the exam dates of FMGE 2019 for December session which will be conducted on December 20. The result of FMGE 2019 December session will be declared on January 20, 2020. The eligibility criteria of FMGE 2019 suggests that the medical graduates are required to mandatorily possess a primary medical qualification confirmed by the Indian Embassy of the particular country. The eligible candidates can fill FMGE 2019 application form to be able to appear for the exam. Admit card of FMGE 2019 will be available for download from December 13.LATEST: To fill FMGE application form 2019 click here
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FMGE is conducted, twice a year, in June and December for Foreign Medical Graduates to obtain a provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India (MCI) or any State Medical Council to practice in the country. Prior to the examination, on December 1, NBE will open the facility of practice tests for candidates to get a demo of how the actual examination will be structured. FMGE result 2019 will be followed by the issuance of pass certificate in the month of February 2020.
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NBE announced FMGE 2019 December session important dates
Name of exam
Foreign Medical Graduate Examination
Commonly known as
National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Level of exam
Category of screening test
Biannually - June and December
Number of questions
Type of questions
Mode of conduct
Computer Based Test
Criteria to pass the exam
150 marks out of 300
Based on MBBS curriculum
Purpose of exam
Provides eligibility for issuing a provisional or permanent registration from Medical Council of India or State Medical Council to Indian nationals or Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs)
The screening test of FMGE 2019 for December session will be held on December 20. The examination of FMGE had been made mandatory through Screening Test Regulations 2002. This was done to assess the knowledge of medical graduates. Aspirants are required to refer to the image given below for better understanding.
The table given below lists event wise important dates of FMGE for December session. Candidates are advised to go through the table
Release of information brochure
October 11, 2019
Online registration starts
October 11 2019 (Started)
Last date to fill the application form
October 31, 2019
Application form correction window
Second week of November 2019*
Admit card to be available from
December 13, 2019
Facility of practice test opens
December 1, 2019
FMGE 2019 December session
December 20, 2019
Declaration of result
January 20 2020
Issuance of pass certificate
*Denotes that dates are tentative
Medical graduates are required to fulfil FMGE 2019 eligibility criteria to register for the screening test. The points given below list the eligibility criteria of FMGE 2019 :
Aspiring candidate must be an Indian citizen or Overseas Citizen of India.
Foreign Medical Graduates must possess primary medical qualification confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned
Candidates have to mandatorily provide the documents/proofs in support of them having passed the final examination. The aforementioned documents must be submitted on or before November 31, 2019. In case of delay the candidature of the candidate will be cancelled
Those aspirants who have completed their undergraduate medical education from New Zealand, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, United States of America are not required to appear for the December session of FMGE 2019 exam, since they are already recognised for enrolment as a medical practitioner in the country.
The application form of FMGE 2019 December session has been made available online on October 11. A link for online registration is provided on this page. Candidates will be required to fill the application form of FMGE 2020 on or before October 31, 2019. Candidates can fill the application form by following the steps mentioned below
Step 1: Candidates have visit the official website through the link provided above and register by giving in their basic details
Step 2: In the next step candidates will get confirmation of their registration when they receive their login credentials on their registered mobile number and e mail id
Step 3: Then with the login credential received candidates are required to login and submit their details like educational qualification, personal details, etc.
Step 4: The next step is to pay FMGE 2019 application fee. An amount of ₹5500 has to be paid by candidates through debit/credit card or net banking
Step 5: Candidates will then be redirected to the confirmation page. They are advised to verify the details mentioned and then take a printout of the same for further reference
Foreign Medical Graduates will be provided with options of exam centres from where they can give their exam. Candidates will be asked to choose from them their preferred centre and they will be allotted the same on basis of availability and preference. The address of allotted exam centres of FMGE 2019 December session will be mentioned in the admit card. For this year, a total of 26 cities in the nation will host the screening test, names of which are provided in the table below.
NBE will release the admit card of FMGE 2019 on December 13, 2019. Candidates who register themselves successfully will be able to download the FMGE 2019 admit card in online mode. An official mail as well as sms will be received by candidates on their registered mobile number and email id, informing them about the release of FMGE hall ticket 2019. A link to download the admit card, which will be available in the form of PDF, will be provided on this page. The admit card will include details like the name of the candidate, date and time of the exam, address of exam centre, etc. Candidates have to compulsorily carry the FMGE June 2019 admit card along with any of the following ID proofs to the allotted exam centres.
Aadhaar Card (with the photograph)
The exam pattern of FMGE 2019 is given in the table below.
Mode of exam
Computer-based exam (online)
Number of sessions
Part A and Part B (both conducted on one day)
Part A - 150 minutes
Part B - 150 minutes
Questions will be based on MBBS curriculum
Candidates are required to secure the qualifying marks of FMGE 2019 as prescribed by NBE. Those candidates who obtain at least 150 marks out of 300 will be considered qualified in FMGE 2019 December session. Apart from securing the minimum marks, S/he who will qualify the screening test will be considered eligible to be issued the provisional or permanent registration from Medical Council of India and State Medical Council.
NBE will announce FMGE result for December session on January 20, 2020. A link for the same will be made available on this page. FMGE 2019 result will be released in the form of PDF containing details like the roll number of candidates, marks secured out of 300 and qualifying status. A total of 13, 364 candidates had appeared for the screening test of FMGE 2019 June session. Candidates who qualify FMGE 2019 December session will be allowed to download the scorecard by using the required credentials. Candidates are required to carry the relevant scorecard along with the mandatory documents to obtain the pass certificate from the concerned authorities.
NBE will release the practice test for candidates who are appearing for FMGE 2019 December session on December 1, 2019. FMGE demo test 2019 will help candidates become familiar with the format of online exam. Candidates will be provided with a link to avail the facility of practice test on this page. Medical graduates who are able to register successfully will only be able to use the FMGE practice test 2019 using their testing IDs. Candidates must pay attention to the screen and navigation while taking the practice test as this test is to make them understand the structure of examination.
Candidates will be allowed to scroll through the questions of a particular section only. Change of sections will not be permitted.
Except for some countries, foreign medical graduates from all other countries must appear for FMGE screening test if they wish to pursue studies in India.
No, candidates have to appear for the exam through the computer allotted to them at the examination centres.
The Practice test of FMGE is a mock test released by the authorities to help candidates familiarize themselves with the exam pattern and structure.
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fmge application correction window will open on second week of November. and you can change your fingerprint. however the information which you cannot change in the application form is,
Name of candidate
Date of birth
Passport size photograph
Dear Indraj, you cannot change the Email address during the correction window. And without being able to change the Email id, the whole application becomes unfortunately helpless because you cannot even receive any notifications. So it is better you register with a new email id and mobile number and fill the application form again.
Dear Meher, FMGE is routed to be one of the toughest examinations because of the level of importance. FMGE is an online test running for 2 Parts, Part A and Part B. Each section has 2 and 1/2 hour time duration for each part. There are 300 MCQs asked. 1 mark for the correct answer and no negative marking. You can check the examination syllabus at:
Preparation: Last year approximately 14,000 Medical Graduates appeared for FMGE and approximately 3000 Medical Graduates cleared the exam. You have to complete 19 subjects over a very short span of time. Remember that all you need to score is 150 to be qualified. It is just screening examination and not an entrance examination. Join a coaching centre if possible, revise your notes, Check your progress by taking mock tests atleast once a week. Study additional books like FMGE Solutions by Deepak Marwah. Try to install apps like Prep Ladder, FMGE Solutions App, etc.
Dear Shobhit, you will have to resend the documents. And the list is:
Your FMGE brochure has been successfully mailed to your registered email id .
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