About FMGE 2020
The National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the competent authorities to conduct the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE exam). FMGE 2020 December exam date is December 4. FMGE 2020 December session will be held in computer-based mode in 46 cities of India. NBE has released the FMGE 2020 admit card for December session on November 27. NBE has also released the list of FMGE provisionally eligible candidates, which can be checked from the link available below. The list inlcudes the FMGE application ID and list of incomplete documents of the candidates. As per the notice released by NBE, all provisionally eligible candidates must submit the incomplete documents through the 'Online Deficient Document Submission Portal for FMGE' latest by December 10, 2020. FMGE 2020 registartion concluded on November 5, 2020.
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On the basis of the successful completion of the computer-based examination, authorities will release the FMGE result by December 20 in PDF format. The FMGE results 2020 comprises the details like roll numbers, scores obtained (out of 300), and the qualifying status of candidates. In order to be included in the FMGE 2020 result, candidates have to obtain at least 150 marks out of 300. Candidates who will qualify the FMGE scressing test will be able to check the schedule for distribution of registration certificate by logging in using their roll number and date of birth.
FMGE prospectus was released for December session with changes in the exam centre. As per the FMGE brochure December session, a total of 10 cities - Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar, Bikaner, Chandigarh/Mohali, Coimbatore, Gangtok, Imphal, Kannur, Kohima, Mehsana, Raipur and Srinagar. While, seven FMGE exam cities 2020 have been deducted - Gurugram, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Gandhinagar, Mohali, Noida and Vellore.
What is FMGE 2020?
FMGE 2020 exam is conducted biannually in the month of June and December for Indian and Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) to obtain the provisional or permanent registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC). FMGE December session exam is divided into two parts - Part A and B. Each part had 150 multiple choice questions which had to be completed in 150 minutes only. As per the official exam pattern of FMGE 2020, one mark was awarded for every correct answer, while there is no negative marking and zero marks for every unanswered question.
FMGE 2020 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Foreign Medical Graduates Examination|
|Short Exam Name||FMGE|
|Conducting Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Frequency of Conduct||2 times a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||6490 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Exam Duration||5 Hours|
FMGE 2020 Important Dates
FMGE (Session Dec 2020)
Upcoming Dates and Events
04 Dec, 2020
Exam | Mode: Online
27 Nov, 2020 - 04 Dec, 2020
Admit Card | Mode: Online Ongoing
01 Dec, 2020 - 10 Dec, 2020
Notice for Provisionally Eligible Candidates | Mode: Online Ongoing
20 Dec, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
07 Nov, 2020 - 08 Nov, 2020
Application Correction | Mode: Online
09 Oct, 2020 - 05 Nov, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
07 Oct, 2020
Advertisement | Mode: Online
FMGE (Session Jun 2020)
Past Dates and Events
12 Sep, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
24 Aug, 2020 - 31 Aug, 2020
Admit Card | Mode: Online
31 Aug, 2020
Exam | Mode: Online
10 Aug, 2020 - 12 Aug, 2020
Application Correction - edit window for photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression | Mode: Online
23 Jul, 2020 - 25 Jul, 2020
Application Correction | Mode: Online
08 Jul, 2020 - 22 Jul, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) are required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria of FMGE 2020 in order to be able to appear in the December session examination. Candidates can check the FMGE 2020 eligibility criteria listed below:
- The candidates applying to FMGE must be either an Indian national or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).
- The candidates should obtain the necessary primary medical qualification and must obtain their MBBS degree before the ascertained period for a particular session. The MBBS degree of the FMGs must be awarded by institutions included in the World Directory of Medical Schools as listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) or an institution duly attested by the Indian embassy concerned for the candidates to be recognized as medical practitioners in India.
- All the FMGs are required to provide documents in support of the primary medical education from the foreign medical institution concerned.
- Candidates with a postgraduate medical degree obtained in the countries of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States of America need not appear in FMGE 2020 screening test as they can directly register with MCI/SMC.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
NBE has concluded the FMGE application form 2020 of December session on November 5. The application form of FMGE 2020 for the December session has been provided in the online mode only. Candidates who have completed FMGE registrations 2020 are eligible to appear for exam. Candidates can check the procedure to fill out the FMGE 2020 application form mentioned below.
- Candidates need to click on the registration link of FMGE 2020 which has been made available by NBE in order to register for the exam.
- In the next step, all the necessary details pertaining to the application form of FMGE 2020 must be filled out by the candidates.
- All the information provided in the FMGE application form must be correct, so candidates must thoroughly check the details before clicking on the 'Submit' button.
- The fee for the application form of FMGE 2020 will be paid in the next step via Credit or Debit Card or net banking only.
- The candidates were required to check the confirmation box in order to ensure the successful submission of FMGE 2020 application form. Candidates successfully completing the application process of FMGE will receive a confirmation letter sent by NBE on their registered email IDs.
|ST, OBC, General, SC||PWD||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 6490|
|ST, OBC, General, SC||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 6490|
FMGE 2020 Syllabus
|Basic tissues to body, terminology, and nomenclature|
Elements of anatomy
|Osteology, arthrology, myology, angiology, neurology|
|Upper limb, lower limb thorax-including diaphragm abdomen and pelvis, head, neck brain, and spinal cord|
|Development of individual organs and systems, postnatal growth, and development|
|General histology microanatomy of individual organs and systems|
|Principles of human genetics and molecular biology|
|Skiagrams, special X-rays, principles of imaging techniques|
|In cadavers, in the living|
|Thorax, abdomen, head, neck, and brain|
Nerve and muscle
Skin and body temperature
Central nervous systems
Cell and sub-cellular structures
Hydrogen ion concentration acid, bases, buffers, Henderson-Hasselbach equation
Isotopes and their application
Amino acids, peptides, and proteins
Digestion and absorption from gi tract
Protein and amino acid metabolism
Purine and primidine metabolism
Biochemical genetics and protein biosynthesis
Nutrition and energy metabolism
Inflammation and repair
Growth disturbances and neoplasia
Nutritional and other disorders
Pathology of kidney and urinary tract
Lymphoreticular system/ spleen
Reproductive system (male and female)
Diseases of the breast
Clinical/ applied microbiology
Autonomic nervous system
Drugs affecting blood and blood formation
Autocoids and related drugs
Central nervous system
Drugs in anaesthetic practice
Clinical pharmacology and rational drug use
Courts of india
Medical certifications and medicolegal reports including dying declaration
Changes after death
Inquest by police, magistrate, and coroner
Examination of mutilated human remains
Mechanical injuries and wounds
Examination of an injury case
Injuries due to physical agents and their medico legal importance
Death due to malnutrition, neglect battered babies
Virginity, sexual offences, sexual perversions
Pregnancy and delivery
Hemorrhage and shock
Fluid, electrolyte and acid balance, nutrition
Skin tumours, burns, skin grafting
Lymphatic and lymph nodes
Specific and non-specific injections
Tumors, cysts, ulcers and sinuses, and fistulae
Infections of hand and foot
Diseases of muscle, tendons, bursae, and fascia
Umbilical granuloma, fistula, adenoma
Face, teeth, gums, mouth, tongue, salivary glands, neck
Thyroid glands, thyroglossal tract, and endocrines
Kidneys and ureters
Penis, testis, and scrotum
Vasectomy and recanalisation
Oesophagus, stomach, and duodenum
Spleen, liver, gall bladder, and bile ducts
Intestines, intestinal obstruction
Rectum and anal canal
Anatomy of upper airway
Physiology of respiration O2/ CO2 transport
Methods of oxygen therapy
Preoperative evaluation/ premedication
Anaesthetic agents, stages of anesthesia
Principles and mechanism of administration of general anaesthetics, balanced anesthesia
Ippv, endotracheal intubations
Spinal/ epidural anesthesia
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation basic, use of simple ventilators
ICU, role of anaesthesiologist in icu
Blood transfusion and fluid electoral balance
Sites of respiratory obstruction and management of airway in an Unconscious patient
Role of anaesthesiologist in acute and chronic relief
|Injuries of bones and joints, injuries of lower extremity, injuries of the spine vascular injuries|
Bone and joint tuberculosis
Physical medicine and rehabilitation
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Central nervous system
Principles of radiotherapy
Principles of chemotherapy
Prevention and early diagnosis of cancer
Principles of nuclear medicine
Common radiation reactions and management
Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in commonly seen cancers
Radioisotopes in diagnosis and therapy
Growth and development
Central nervous system
Clinical methods in the practice of medicine
Common symptoms of disease
Nutrition/ exposure to physical and chemical agents
Nephrology and urinary system connected to tissue disorders
Tuberculosis and respiratory diseases
Diagnosis and management of common ailments affecting the chest with special emphasis on management and prevention of tuberculosis, and national tuberculosis control programme
History aspects and diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness
Conduction of mental status examination
Different psychoses clinical features, diagnosis, and management of: Schizophrenia
Mania and depression
Anxiety disorders and hysteria
Clinical features, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders of childhood, and adolescence
Dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases
Diseases caused by nutritional and environmental factors
Melanocytes, pigment metabolism and other disorders of pigmentation
Dermatitis and eczema
Alopecia and hirsutism
Structure and functions of sebaceous glands, and disease
|Anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pathology, elementary optics, diseases of the eye|
Diseases of the ear
Diseases of nose and paranasal sinuses
Diseases of nasopharynx
Diseases of trachea
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anatomy of the female reproductive tract
Physiology of conception
Development of foetus and placenta
Diagnosis of pregnancy
Maternal changes in pregnancy
Care of new born
Medical termination of pregnancy
Post caesarian pregnancy
Pharmacotherapeutics in obstetrics
Maternal morbidity and morality
Medico legal aspects
Endometriosis and allied states
Genital injuries and fistulae
Radiotherapy in gynecology
Chemotherapy in gynecology
Diseases of breast
Evaluation of public health and concepts of health
Environment and health
Nutrition and dietetics
Medical sociology and community mental health
Fundamentals of biostatistics
Epidemiology of specific diseases
Communicable and non-communicable diseases
Reproductive and child health
Health system in india
Health planning and management including disaster management
The FMGE exam pattern 2020 for the December session can be checked by the aspirants below.
|Exam date||December 4, 2020|
|Medium of Examination||English|
|Number of Papers||2|
|Parts of paper||Part A and B|
|Type of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Number of Questions||300 (150 per paper)|
|Duration of Exam||2 hours and 30 minutes per paper (150 minutes)|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Answer: + 1 mark, Incorrect Answer: No negative marks, Unanswered Question: 0 marks|
NBE has released the FMGE mock test 2020 on November 24 for aspirants who wished to appear in the examination. The Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) who filled the application form were eligible to take up the FMGE 2020 mock test. Aspirants taking up the mock test of FMGE 2020 are able to get acquainted with the test layout, and how to navigate the online examination. In order to take the FMGE mock test 2020, candidates are required to enter their login ID and password. The practice test of FMGE 2020 comprises a tutorial section and a section with sample questions. The sample test papers in the FMGE mock test are, however, not indicative of the actual difficulty level of the questions to be asked in the examination. It is important that candidates take up the FMGE mock test 2020 before the actual exam in order to familiarize themselves with various aspects crucial to the entrance examination.
Candidates who have registered themselves for the screening test have been issued the FMGE admit card 2020 on November 27, in an online mode. Authorities released the FMGE 2020 admit card on the official website, nbe.edu.in. In order to download the admit card of the FMGE December session, aspirants have to enter their login credentials - User ID and Password. After downloading the FMGE admit card 2020, aspirants are required to paste a recent passport-sized photograph of the required specification. It is mandatory that candidates carry the admit card of FMGE 2020 and a valid photo identity proof along with them to the exam centre.
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- FMGE 2020 admit card (with a recent passport sized photograph pasted on it)
- A valid photo identity proof (PAN/Aadhar/Voter ID/Passport/Driving License)
The FMGE result 2020 for the December session will be declared by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) by December 20. The mode of the declaration of the FMGE 2020 result is online. The result of FMGE for the December session will be released in a PDF format includes the names of all the candidates who appeared in the exam. The roll numbers and qualifying status of each candidate along with the marks that they obtain are indicated in the FMGE result 2020. Candidates need to download and save a copy of the result of FMGE 2020 for future reference. The authority will issue the pass certificate for the candidates who have qualified the FMGE screening test December session. The candidates who have qualified the screening test will be able to download the individual scorecard from the official website. The certificate will be issued only to the candidates who will be present in-person on the stipulated time and date from the office of NBE.
FMGE 2020 Cutoff
The minimum qualifying marks that the candidates appearing in the screening test, are required to obtain will be the FMGE cutoff 2020. Candidates failing to meet the FMGE 2020 cutoff will be rendered disqualified and will not be able to register with the State Medical Council or Medical Council of India. The total score of FMGE is 300 (two papers of 150 marks each). NBE has set the cutoff of FMGE 2020 at 50%, i.e. a candidate will be required to obtain at least 150 out of 300 marks (in the two papers combined) so as to qualify the exam.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: When and in which mode FMGE 2020 exam will be held?
NBE will conduct the FMGE December session on December 4, 2020, in computer-based mode.
Question: What is the frequency of conduct of the examination?
FMGE is conducted twice a year, i.e., in June and December.
Question: What is the latest news of FMGE?
As per the latest news of FMGE 2020, the authorities have released the admit card for the December session. FMGE exam will be conducted on December 4, 2020.
Question: What is the application fee of FMGE 2020?
General candidates had to pay Rs. 6490 INR as an application fee while registering for FMGE 2020.
Question: In how many cities FMGE 2020 held?
The screening test will be held at various FMGE 2020 exam centres in 46 cities.
Question: In which all languages the authorities conduct the exam?
The authorities conduct the exam in English language only.
Question: How many attempts do you get for FMGE?
Aspirants will get only three attempts to pass the FMGE screening test.
Question: Is FMGE tough?
Since only the medical graduates appear for the FMGE. So, the screening test is quite tough to crack.
Question: In which mode authorities use to release the FMGE results?
Authorities use to release the FMGE result in only online mode.
Question: What corrections can be made in FMGE application form 2020 after the edit window facility opens?
Candidates can re-upload their thumb impression, signature and photograph during FMGE 2020 application form edit window facility (in case corrections required).
Questions related to FMGE
How many attempts are required to clear fmge in an average?
Dipayon bhattacharjee , From some research on internet about the FMGE then I found that you are able to give only three attempts to clear the exam after that you are not eligible to get medical counselling in India.
Hope it will be helpful for you :)
What is the full marks of fmge,out of which how much is needed to crack it?
Dipayon bhattacharjee , If you want to know some information about FMGE then from some research on internet I found that the full marks of FMGE is 300 and you need to get 150 out of 300 to crack the exam.
Hope you understand and it will be helpful for you :)
Which country has greatest success rate of fmge?
Foreign Medical Graduates Examination / MCI Exam is a qualifying exam for students studying medicine from abroad and who seek to practice medicine in India. Bangladesh has the highest FMGE.
You can check the following link for countries and their FMGE performance:
Also check the link below if you are preparing for neet or medical entrance test:
is a foreign medical graduate eligible for upsc civil services examination without clearing the licensing examination called Foreign Medical Graduate Examination(FMGE) conducted by the Medical Council of India(MCI) ?
I don't think so as per the eligibility criteria the degree certificate should be recognized under the university grant commission therefore i think it should be approved by MCI so that it will become equivalent to indian degree and second necessary condition you should be an indian citizen
I have already submitted & made the payment of FMGE DECEMBER 2020. I made a mistake with mothers & fathers name, can I edit these mistake in the edit window period of 7th - 8th November 2020?
Yes, you can edit or correct the spelling mistake in father's name and mother's name field in the online application. The only details that you cannot change or edit are Name of the Candidate, Email ID, Nationality and Test City except these details you can correct other details during the correction window and you are required to correct the information only during the correction period any request to change the details after the correction period will not be entertained.