FMGE Exam Pattern 2018
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FMGE Exam Pattern 2018 - National Board of Examinations (NBE), the examination conducting authority has declared the exam pattern of FMGE 2018 December session in its information bulletin. Interested candidates can check below the complete details regarding the exam scheme and syllabus of FMGE. Candidates are advised to read the FMGE 2018 exam pattern thoroughly to get a better understanding of the marking scheme, number of questions, type of questions, syllabus etc. FMGE exam pattern 2018 will help candidates in forming their preparation strategy. The FMGE 2018 exam will be held on December 14. The exam of FMGE 2018 December session will be conducted online (computer-based). The test will contain a total of 300 multiple choice questions in English language divided into two parts- Part A and Part B, taken in a single day (morning and afternoon session) of 150 questions each. The candidates are required to appear mandatory in both the papers.

LATESTFMGE Application Form 2018 for December session has been released on December 16, 2018. 

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Overview of FMGE Exam Pattern 2018 

Interested candidates can refer to the table given below to know the complete details regarding the exam pattern of FMGE 2018 -

FMGE 2018 Exam Pattern

Exam details


FMGE Exam Date

December 14, 2018



Language of the question paper


Number of Papers


Number of questions

150 multiple choice questions in each paper


2 hours and 30 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 2018 The syllabus of the FMGE exam is issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) with prior approval of the Government of India. 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 2018 exam for December session will range from various topics such as para-clinical, pre-clinical and clinical sciences.


Subject wise weightage of the FMGE Syllabus 2018 for December session is as follows:-

The candidates can note below the syllabus of FMGE 2018 December exam with the subject-wise allocation of marks.


Subject-wise distribution of marks of FMGE Syllabus

Pre and Para Clinical Subjects

Distribution of Marks













Forensic Medicine


Total Marks


Clinical Subjects

Distribution of Marks

Medicine & Allied Subjects


(i) Medicine


(ii) Psychiatry


(iii) Dermatology & STD


(iv) Radiotherapy


General Surgery & Allied Subjects


(i) General Surgery


(ii) Anesthesiology


(iii) Orthopedics


(iv) Radiodiagnosis








Obstetrics & Gynaecology


Community Medicine


Total 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. The result of FMGE December 2018 will be declared by November 15, 2019. 

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