FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2018: Aspirants interested in appearing for the FMGE exam can check the eligibility criteria of FMGE 2018 for June session as per National Board of Examinations (NBE). FMGE is an evaluatory exam for Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) who are Indians or OCIs (Overseas Citizens of India) wanting to practice in India. The FMGE registration is mandatory and is granted by Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC). The entrance exam is held twice a year in June and December. This year the FMGE 2018 June session exam will be held on June 29, 2018. The candidates are required to fulfil the FMGE 2018 eligibility criteria failing which the NBE reserves all the rights to disqualify them under any circumstances.
The FMGE 2018 June session application forms has been released on May 11, 2018 while, the last date for the submission of the FMGE application form is May 31, 2018.
Latest: FMGE Application Form 2018 for June session released!
Aspirants can note below the highlights of FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2018
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 Indian embassy concerned, to be recognised as a medical practitioner in India. To be eligible for FMGE 2018 June entrance exam, candidates must receive their primary medical qualification degree on or before May 31, 2018.
3. Candidates seeking provisional or permanent registration and holding undergraduate as well as postgraduate 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.
The United States of America
Candidates failing to meet the eligibility criteria of FMGE 2018 for June session will not be given admission under any circumstance. The candidate will be required to provide the documentary proof to support his/her primary medical qualification obtained in the country he/she secured it from. Candidates are advised to read the official brochure of FMGE 2018 which is now to understand the FMGE 2018 eligibility criteria.