FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2017

Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Exam (FMGE)

FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2017

FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2016FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2017: Candidates who wish to appear in FMGE 2017 June session can check below for the eligibility criteria as declared by the exam conducting authority, National Board of Examinations (NBE). FMGE is a screening test for foreign medical graduates who wish to obtain a registration number from Medical Council of India or State Medical Council. The entrance exam is conducted twice a year in June and December session. This year, FMGE June session is scheduled to be conducted on June 12 and 13, 2017.

Latest - FMGE 2017 Application Form is available now, Apply here!!

According to NBE guidelines, registration certificates to Indian Citizens or overseas citizens of India will be provided only after the qualifying the screening test, FMGE.


The application forms of FMGE June session 2017 has been released on April 13, while the last date for registration is May 13, 2017.


Candidates can check below for the highlights of FMGE 2017 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidate must be an Indian citizen or overseas citizens of India

  • Candidate must have a primary medical qualification, which mandatorily be recognised by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be recognised as a medical practitioner in the country

  • If a candidate holds an undergraduate medical qualification from New Zealand/United Kingdom/Australia/United States of America/Australia and also has a post graduate medical qualification degree from  New Zealand/United Kingdom/Australia/United States of America/Australia and is recognised for enrolment as medical practitioner in that country need not to qualify the FMGE exam

  • It is mandatory to provide proof/documentary proof to support candidate’s passed final examination primary medical qualification/possess the primary medical qualification

  • Candidates are also advised to read the screening test rules and regulations on Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by the Medical Council of India

Note: Candidates who wish to appear in FMGE June session 2017 must have obtained the primary medical qualification degree on or before May 30, 2017.


Stay tuned to for more information on FMGE 2017

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