FMGE 2017

FMGEFMGE 2017 - Commonly known as Foreign Medical Graduates Examination, FMGE 2017 is an evaluation exam to allow Indian nationals with foreign medical qualifications to practice in India. FMGE is conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE) twice a year i.e., June and December. The FMGE examination for December session will be held on December 21, 2017. FMGE is held for medical graduates wishing to get a provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India (MCI) or any State Medical Council (SMC). Aimed at assessing the in depth knowledge of a candidate, FMGE was made mandatory in the year 2002 for all Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs). The online registration process for the FMGE 2017 was opened on October 30, 2017. The last day to submit FMGE 2017 application form is November 27, 2017. FMGE 2017 results will be announced on January 21, 2018.

LATEST - The last date to full FMGE Application Form 2017 is November 27, 2017

 

Interested candidates may check the important information and eligibility criteria of FMGE 2017 December session before submitting the FMGE application form 2017. Please note that, NBE has the authority to revoke an applicant’s candidature in case he/she does not full the eligibility criteria for the FMGE 2017 examination as laid down by the exam conducting authority.

 

Applicants can check below the important information for the eligibility criteria, application details, important dates, exam schedule and results for FMGE 2017 December session.

Exam Name: Foreign Medical Graduate Examination

 

Commonly known as : FMGE

 

Exam Category: Post Graduate (PG)

 

Exam Level: National

 

Exam conducting authority: National Board of examinations

Overview of FMGE 2017 December Session

Events

Synopsis

Purpose of FMGE Examination

An Indian Citizen or Overseas Citizen of India possessing a Primary Medical qualification awarded by any Medical institution outside of India who is desirous of getting Provisional or Permanent registration with State Medical Council.

Periodicity

Twice in a year (June / December)

Pattern of Examination

MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based with single correct response

No. of Questions

300

Negative Marking

No

Syllabus

As indicated in the page

Mode of Conduct

Online (Computer based test)

Criteria for passing the exam

150 marks (out of 300 marks)

Application/Examination Fee

Rs. 5,500 (Non-refundable)

According to the official brochure of FMGE 2017, “An Indian citizen/Overseas citizen of India 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 March 15, 2002 shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section 13 of the Act”.

 

FMGE Important Dates 2017

 

The FMGE 2017 online application for the month of December can be obtained in the last month of October. FMGE 2017 December examination will be held on 21st December.  Listed below are the important exam dates for FMGE 2017 December session:

 

FMGE 2017 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Availability of Information Bulletin

October 30, 2017

Last date for the submission of the application form

November 27, 2017

FMGE Exam Date

December 21, 2017

Result declaration

By January 21, 2018

 

FMGE 2017 December session exam scheme

 

Part – A

Part - B

Entry Time at Reporting Counter

9:00 AM

02:15 PM

Reporting Counter Entry Closes

9:30 AM

02:45PM

Check-in Procedure

9:00 AM to 10:00AM

02:15 to 03:15 PM

Test Start Time*

10:00 AM

03:15 PM

Test End Time

12:45 PM

05:45 PM

FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2017

 

The applicant must fulfill the following criteria to be rendered eligible for taking up the FMGE 2017 exam:-

 

1. He/she must be a bonafide citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).

 

2. He/she must possess the requisite primary medical qualification either whose name and the institution awarding it are included in the World Directory of Medical Schools, published by the World Health Organization; or which is duly attested by the India Embassy to serve as a recognized qualification for enrollment as the medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated.

 

3. Candidates seeking provisional or permanent registration and holding undergraduate as well as post graduate medical degrees from the following countries do not need to undertake the FMGE exam as they can register themselves directly with MCI or any SMC.

  • Australia

  • Canada

  • New Zealand

  • United Kingdom

  • The United States of America

4. Candidates failing to meet the eligibility requirements for the FMGE exam will not be given admission under any circumstance.

 

5. Candidates are advised to read the official brochure of FMGE 2017 in order to understand the eligibility criteria.

 

FMGE Application Form 2017

 

The FMGE 2017 online application for the month of December started on October 30, 2017. The application form for the FMGE 2017 December session exam can be filled in online mode. The candidates must note that the form is available through online mode only and no other mechanism to fill the application form of FMGE 2017 is permissible. Candidates are advised to thoroughly check the eligibility criteria of FMGE 2017 December session exam before filling the application form. NBE reserves the right to cancel the candidature of an applicant if he/she does not fulfill the FMGE eligibility criteria.

Please note that, as per the notification dated November 10, 2017, NBE declared that it is not mandatory for candidates to provide details of their Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Council of India (SCI) certification while filling FMGE 2017 application forms.

 

FMGE Application Fee 2017

 

The prescribed fee for taking the FMGE 2017 December session examination on 21st December is Rs. 5500/- which is non-refundable (under any circumstances) and includes the information bulletin. The amount can be paid either through net banking or through payment gateway provided using a credit or debit card.

 

FMGE Admit Card 2017

 

After completing the Registration and Scheduling process for FMGE 2017 December session, the applicant will get a computer generated acknowledgement on his/her registered email ID. NBE also sends the SMS alert notifications to the candidates’ registered mobile numbers and email ids. The candidates can then download their admit card by logging on the FMGE website and print a copy of their application form.

 

FMGE Exam Pattern 2017

 

The FMGE 2017 December session exam is conducted online. The exam contains a total of 300 multiple choice questions in English language divided into two part papers, taken in a single day- morning and afternoon session consisting 150 questions each. Read below the important points regarding the FMGE exam pattern for the December session 2017:-

  • The time allocation is of 150 minutes for each part with a scheduled break between the two parts.

  • This is an online exam.

  • There is no negative marking.

  • The weightage of MCQ’s in each speciality will vary, NBE has the right to alter/vary/amend the marks of the questions.

  • The question booklet pattern will be based on the MBBS programme curriculum.

  • Candidates can check below for the highlights of NEET exam pattern.

Subject wise Weightage of Questions for FMGE 2017 June Session

Subjects

Marks

Pre & Para Clinical Subjects

Anatomy

17

Physiology

17

Biochemistry

17

Pathology

13

Microbiology

13

Pharmacology

13

Forensic Medicine

10

Total

100

Clinical Subjects (200 Marks)

Medicine & Allied Subjects

Medicine

33

Psychiatry

5

Dermatology & STD

5

Radiotherapy

5

General Surgery & Allied Subjects

General Surgery

32

Anaesthesiology

5

Orthopedics

5

Radiodiagnosis

5

Paediatrics

15

Ophthalmology

15

Otorhinolaryngology

15

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

30

Community Medicine

30

Total

200

FMGE Demo Practice Paper 2017

 

Candidates can also take up a dummy exam for FMGE 2017 December session to acquaint themselves with the feel and functionality of actual online test format on the official website. They can access the demo test for the FMGE 2017 December session from November 2017 (Tentative) onwards by entering their testing ID (issued upon successful completion of the registration and scheduling process). Candidates are advised to go through the Demo Test pattern carefully to familiarize themselves with the screens, navigation and layout of the FMGE exam.

 

Overview For FMGE 2017 December Session

 

FMGE 2016 Overview

 

FMGE Reporting Center 2017

The list of examination centres for FMGE 2017 December session is as under -

 

FMGE 2017 Test Cities

S. No.

City

S. No.

City

1

Ahmedabad

11

Kolkata

2

Bengaluru

12

Mangalore

3

Chandigarh

13

Mumbai

4

Chennai

14

Nagpur

5

Coimbatore

15

Navi Mumbai

6

Kochi

16

New Delhi

7

Greater Noida

17

Noida

8

Gurugram

18

Pune

9

Guwahati

19

Thiruvananthapuram

10

Hyderabad

 

 

FMGE Result 2017

 

The result for FMGE 2017 December session will be announced on 21st January, 2018. The results will be declared in an online mode in the form of scorecards. The scorecards of FMGE 2017 December session will comprise a candidate’s details along with the marks and ranks secured. The applicants can check the results for FMGE exam on the NBE website.

 

FMGE Qualifying Marks 2017

 

The minimum cutoff marks required to crack the FMGE 2017 December 2017 exam are 150 out of 300 i.e., the applicant has to score a minimum of 50% marks to pass the exam as per the statutory requirement under section 13(4A) of the IMC Act, 1956 amended in 2002. Candidates who make it to the list will be confirmed as ‘FMGE 2017 qualified’.

 

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