FMGE Exam Pattern 2017

FMGE Exam PatternFMGE Exam Pattern 2017- National Board of Examinations (NBE), the examination conducting authority will declare the exam pattern of FMGE 2017 in its information bulletin in the last week of October, 2017. Interested candidates can check below the complete details regarding the exam scheme and syllabus of FMGE. Candidates are advised to read the FMGE 2017 exam pattern thoroughly to get a better understanding of the marking scheme, number of questions and the syllabus etc. The FMGE 2017 exam will be conducted on 21st December, 2017. The exam of FMGE 2017 December session exam will be conducted online (computer-based). The test will contain a total of 300 multiple choice questions in English language divided into two parts, taken in a single day (morning and afternoon session) of 150 questions each.The candidates are required to appear mandatorily in both the papers.


Read below the important points regarding the FMGE exam pattern 2017 for December session:-

  • This is an online exam.

  • The exam is divided in two parts- morning and evening.

  • Part One: 10:00 AM to 12:45 PM (includes 15 minutes tutorial), Part Two: 3:15 PM to 5:45 PM.

  • The duration of each part of the exam is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

  • Each part contains 150 multiple choice questions (MCQs).

  • There is a scheduled break between the two parts.

  • There will be multiple-choice questions (MCQs) asked in the exam.

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

  • There is no negative marking.

Overview of FMGE Exam Pattern 2017


Interested candidates can note below the complete details regarding the exam pattern of FMGE 2017:-

FMGE 2017 Exam Pattern

Exam details


FMGE Exam Date

21st December, 2017



Language of the question paper


Number of Papers


Number of questions

150 multiple choice questions in each paper


2 hours and 45 minutes

Marking scheme

There will be no negative marking


All the subjects taught at MBBS level

Qualifying marks

150 marks out of 300 in each paper

FMGE Syllabus 2017- The syllabus of the FMGE exam is being issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) with prior approval of the Government of India. The information bulletin comprising the FMGE 2017 syllabus for December session exam will be released in the last week of October, 2017.  However, the Candidates can check the FMGE syllabus 2017 for the month of December from the information given below. The subject areas comprised in the FMGE exam syllabus are as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations notified by the MCI. The questions asked in the FMGE 2017 exam for the month of December will range from various topics such as para-clinical, pre-clinical and clinical sciences.


The information regarding the syllabus of FMGE 2017 for the December session exam has been collated from this year June session exam to give the candidates an overview of the topics and questions being asked.


Subject wise weightage of the FMGE Syllabus 2017 for December session is as given below:-

The candidates can note below the syllabus of FMGE 2017 December exam with the subject-wise allocation of marks.


FMGE syllabus for Pre and Para Clinical Subjects




FMGE syllabus for Clinical subjects




Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Exam (FMGE) is a qualifying test held by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) twice a year in the month of June and December. FMGE is a mandatory test for foreign medical graduates (Indians or Overseas Citizens of India) wanting to get registered with the Medical Council of India (MCI) or any State Medical Council (SMC) to be able to practice in India. This year, FMGE exam for December session will be held on 21st December, 2017. The result of FMGE December 2017 will be declared on 21st January, 2018.


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