FMGE Application Form 2018
Kritika Tyagi, 04 Jan 2019, #FMGE

FMGE Application Form 2018 – National Board of Examinations (NBE) released the FMGE 2018 application form on October 16 in online mode. The application form of FMGE 2018 was available till November 6, 2018. The eligible candidates whose application form had been successfully submitted on or before the last date can download the FMGE admit card 2018, which is available from December 6 and the link for the same is given below.

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Indian nationals or Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) with a foreign medical qualification who wish to practice as medical practitioners in India will have to qualify the FMGE screening test which is mandatory and get registered with Medical Council of India (MCI) or any State Medical Council (SMC). FMGE 2018 December session examination was held on December 14. NBE has released the official notification and information brochure for FMGE 2018 December session. After the submission of FMGE application form 2018, candidates will be required to send scanned copies of the requisite documents via email to the authorities concerned.

Candidates must note that there are six simple steps to fill the application form of FMGE 2018 December session starting with Registration, filling the application form, uploading requisite images, payment of the application fee, printout of the form and sending it to the concerned authorities. FMGE-Screening Test is an online exam conducted by NBE twice a year i.e., June and December.


FMGE Application Form 2018: Important Dates



Registration process started

October 16, 2018 (07:00 pm)

Last date of application

November 6, 2018 (till 11:55 pm)

Submission of documentsBy November 15, 2018
Application form correction window starts fromNovember 21 to 30, 2018 (tentative)
Admit card released
December 6, 2018
FMGE Practice TestDecember 11, 2018

FMGE Exam 

December 14, 2018

FMGE result announced
January 4, 2019

To register for FMGE Application Form 2018 - Click here 

To Login, Recover Password and Fill Application Form - Click Here

FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2018

Before applying for FMGE 2018, aspirants need to go through the eligibility criteria of FMGE 2018 for December session to check whether they are eligible or not. The basic eligibility conditions to be fulfilled is mentioned below.

  • Candidate must be an Indian National or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) to take December session of FMGE 2018

  • Aspirants must have a primary medical qualification. In addition to that, the qualification must be approved by the Indian Embassy located in the particular country from where the degree has been obtained. The qualification should be recognized for enrolment as a medical practitioner in the respective country.
  • It is mandatory to obtain a medical degree at the time of FMGE 2018. It must be obtained on or before November 30, 2018.

  • Candidates who have completed an undergraduate and postgraduate degree from the United States/United Kingdom/Australia/New Zealand/Canada and are seeking registration to practice in India are not required to appear for FMGE 2018 considering they are recognized for enrolment as medical practitioners in that country.

What are the documents to keep ready before filling FMGE application form 2018?

Before filling the FMGE 2018 application form, aspirants need to keep the following documents beforehand in order to avoid last minute confusions:

  • Mobile number
  • Email ID
  • Nationality details
  • ID proof details - Aadhaar card/Driving License/PAN card/Passport/Voter ID card
  • Class 12 mark sheet
  • MBBS qualification details
  • Scanned image of passport size photograph and signature as given below
  • Credit/Debit cards and net banking details for online payment

Specification of Images

Documents to be uploadedImage sizeDimensionsImage format
Passport size photograph
in colour and must not be more than 6 months old
Maximum 80 Kb3.5*4.5 cm (width*height)JPG/JPEG
Signature in blue or black
Signature must not be in capitals, initials or with overwriting
Maximum 80 Kb6*3 cm (width*height)JPG/JPEG

How to fill FMGE application form 2018 

For filling the FMGE 2018 application form, applicants are advised to read the Information Bulletin thoroughly and fill the online application form carefully after going through all instructions as given here.

Step 1 - FMGE December 2018 Registration

  • Click on 'New registration' option in order to start registration for FMGE application 2018.
  • Enter name, date of birth, gender, nationality, mobile number email address and provided captcha code. 
  • Click on 'Submit' button. 

Step 2 -Confirmation of registration

Within a minute of submitting the registration form, aspirants will receive the User ID and Password on their registered email address and it will also be sent to the registered mobile number.

Step 3 - Login

  • After creating User ID and password, candidates can log in on the applicant login page. In order to proceed with the FMGE application form 2018, candidates can submit candidates ID, password and copy the captcha code. Click on 'Login' button and a page with candidate's details will be displayed on the screen. 
  • The registered users will then be required to click on 'Go to application form' option and are advised to read the instructions of filling the application form carefully.

 Step 4 - Submit Qualification Details

In this step, candidates are asked to fill the three sections, which are as follows. After completion of each section, candidates need to click on 'Save and Next' button to proceed to the next step.

  • Personal details - Father and mother name, ID details, address details
  • Qualification details - 10+2 equivalent exam details, MBBS/Primary Qualification details, country of completion of MBBS, University details, name of college and passing month and year
  • Test Centre details - Select the state in which aspirant want to appear in the test. All the cities available in that state will be listed and candidate need to choose only one city as FMGE exam centre 2018.
  • Upload Images - The passport size photograph and signature as per the specifications mentioned above.

Note: While uploading the photograph, it must be ensured by the candidates that the photograph is not more than six months old, the background colour is white. The signature must be in blue or black ink only.

After filling the application form of FMGE 2018 of December session, candidates need to read the declaration form and fill the captcha code in the space provided. Click on 'I Agree' checkbox to complete the application form. Before the final submission, aspirants must verify that the details filled are correct.

Step 5 - Payment of FMGE application fee 2018

Candidates will be required to make the payment of INR 5,500 which can be paid using Credit Card, Debit Card, and Net Banking. After the successful submission of FMGE application fee, candidates can take a print out of 'Application PDF Post Payment' for any future communications. Only after the successful payment of application fee, the FMGE 2018 test city will be confirmed.

Step 6 - Print Confirmation Page

Make sure to take a print out of the confirmation page after the successful submission of FMGE application form 2018. Click on 'Print' button to print the application and then click on  'Final Submit' button to complete the application process.

Step 7 - Sending documents to the authorities along with the FMGE 2018 application form

Candidates will need to submit the copy of confirmation/acknowledgement email received along with the photocopy of the following self-attested documents before November 15, 2018.

  1. Copy of Passport of the applicant (Front Page & Last Page – Personal Information)

  2. Copy of MBBS Pass certified by the Embassy /Apostiled

  3. Copy of 10+2 passing certificate

  4. Copy of Date of Birth Proof (Certificate of Matriculation)

  5. Copy of internship certificate (if done abroad)

  6. Copy of 10+2 mark sheet

  7. Two Photographs

  8. Copy of MBBS Pass (in English/Hindi)

  9. Copy of fail certificate /result for Ex-candidates

  10. Copy of Address Proof (PAN Card /Voter ID /Passport /Driving License)

  11. Copy of MBBS Pass certified by the Embassy /Apostiled

  12. Equivalence Certificate: From Association of Indian Universities (for candidates who have done 10+2 abroad)

  13. Copy of eligibility certificate issued by Medical Council of India (if applicable)

Candidates are required to submit the aforesaid self-attested scanned documents at [email protected] by the said dates as and when they are announced. Candidates who failed to submit the above documents to NBE or do not fulfill the eligibility criteria were not allowed to appear in the FMGE December 2018 screening test.

Correction of FMGE Application Form 2018:

Candidates were allowed to make corrections to their application form from November 21 till 30. Candidates whose applications were found with mistakes or discrepancies were intimated about the same within 15 days from the closure of the registration. Thereafter they were given a week to rectify the same.

What cannot be edited in the FMGE 2019 application form?

  • Name of the candidate
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Nationality
  • Mobile No.
  • Email address
  • Testing City
  • Photograph
  • Signature

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