FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2019
PriyamDave, 19 Aug 2019, #FMGE

FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2019 - All the medical graduates can check the eligibility criteria of FMGE 2019 for December session. The conducting authority, National Board of Examinations (NBE) has determined FMGE 2019 eligibility criteria for Indian nationals and Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs). It is mandatory for aspirants to fulfill the requirements as specified in FMGE eligibility criteria 2019 for December session. These eligibility conditions contains the basic criteria related to nationality, qualification, internship among others. Candidates who will not satisfy these FMGE December 2019 eligibility criteria will not be allowed to appear for the test. Read the article on FMGE eligibility criteria 2019 December from the article below.

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FMGE is a screening test conducted for Indian nationals or OCIs to obtain the provisional or permanent registration certificate from Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC). FMGE 2019 for December session will be conducted on December 20, 2019. NBE conducts the FMGE screening test twice a year in June and December session.

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FMGE 2019 Eligibility Criteria for December session

The below-mentioned eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by the FMGE aspirants in order to appear for the online screening test.

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India or should be Overseas Citizens of India.

  • He/she must possess a primary medical qualification, which must be confirmed by the concerned Indian Embassy of the country, where the recognised institution is located.

  • Applicants must obtain their primary medical qualification on or before November 30, 2019.

  • It is mandatory for aspirants to submit the required documents as an evidence to prove that they have passed the final examination of Primary Medical Qualification on or before the specified date.

  • Aspirants who have completed their undergraduate as well as postgraduate medical qualification form the following countries are not required to appear for FMGE December session screening test to get the permanent or provisional registration certificate. Such candidates can directly register with MCI or SMC for certificate.

  1. Australia

  2. Canada

  3. New Zealand

  4. United Kingdom

  5. United States of America

FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2019 - Who are not eligible?

  • Aspirants who will not be able to furnish the requisite documents within the stipulated time will not be allowed to appear for the test. After filling the FMGE application form 2019, they must send these relevant documents/proofs to the regulatory body, else their applications will not be accepted.

  • Any incorrect document or details submitted by aspirants at any time of admission will not be considered under the eligibility criteria of FMGE 2019 for December session.

  • If the primary medical qualification degree will be received after November 30, 2019, then the aspirants will be considered ineligible as per the FMGE eligibility conditions.

The application form of FMGE 2019 for December session will begin October 11 in online mode. Candidates who wish to appear for the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination 2019 must register themselves by paying the application fees in order to appear for the exam.

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i need to apply for fmge exam and i got my graduation certificate 2days before only mam and the attestation process may took 15 days .time is less for last date to apply.what to do now mam i can apply or not??

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 20th Oct, 2019


As per the official notification for FMGE, it states in case candidates do not have provisional pass certificate/degree certificate of primary medical qualification  by the last date of applying which is 31.10.2019, the same can be submitted to NBE through email at [email protected] latest by 5 December 2019, failing which admit card shall not be issued.

So, in case you are unable to perform the required activity by last date that's 31st october, you still have an opportunity to do so by sending mail to NBE at [email protected] latest by 5 December 2019.

You can also go through the official notification for FMGE Dec 2019 for more details regarding this at


i am foreign medical graduate applying for fmge december 2019 got semister back due to failing in some subjects.but later i passed them. i want to know do i falll under rusticate category .

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019

Dear Raj, if you fell behind your semesters because you failed in few subjects, you do not fall under Rusticated Category. Rusticated Category is for those Students who have been suspended from College for whatsoever reasons. The criteria to appear for FMGE is that you have to complete your MBBS by clearing all subjects and mandatorily complete the 1 year internship atleast by March 31st, 2020. Rest all is good.


what is oppostlled document for fmge

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019


it should be Apostille document. the documents mandatory for appearing in fmge exam is ,

ID proof details - Aadhaar card/Driving License/PAN card/Passport/Voter ID

Class 12 mark sheet

MBBS qualification details

The relevant documents/proofs in support of an applicant, final examination passed certificate must be submitted on or before November 31, 2019. Failure in submitting the documents will lead to cancellation of candidature.


is mbbs pass certificate is essential for fmge.

Shareef 18th Oct, 2019
Yes, MBBS qualifications details will be enough for applying.
Here i am providing you the required documents for applying.
  • Mobile number
  • Email id
  • nationality details
  • Id proof (Aadhar card, driving license, pan card, passport, voter ID)
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • MBBS qualification details
  • Scanned images ( photo must not be older then 6 months)
  • Debit/Credit card for payment
So,here is the list you need to keep reading before aapplying.If you are looking after some other details like how to apply, date's etc here is the link which helps you.

i have a form related issue, in the form they asked if i have given fmge exam before, i answered no and updated the details again , but this is my 3rd attempt, do i have to fill the form again

Manidipa Kundu Student Expert 18th Oct, 2019


this type of details are asking to check the number of attempts have done by the candidate. as per the latest notification there is no restriction for number of attempt that can be availed by the candidates. so the mistake in your form will not be a big issue. hope you may understand.

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