About FMGE 2019

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the authority conducting the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination or FMGE 2019. An assessment exam, FMGE 2019, will evaluate Indian nationals with a medical degree from any country outside India. Implemented since 2002, the entrance examination of FMGE 2019 will be mandatory for all Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) in order to be able to practice in India. FMGE is conducted twice a year in the months of June and December. Aspirants qualifying FMGE 2019 will be able to obtain a permanent or provisional registration with State Medical Council (SMC) or the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: 2 times a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Duration 5 Hours

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FMGE 2019 Important Dates

06 May, 2019 - 31 May, 2019 (Tentative) (Target Jun 2019) - Application | Mode: Online
08 Jun, 2019 - 14 Jun, 2019 (Tentative) (Target Jun 2019) - Admit Card | Mode: Online
28 Jun, 2019 (Target Jun 2019) - Exam - Part B | Mode: Online
28 Jun, 2019 (Target Jun 2019) - Exam - Part A | Mode: Online
15 Jul, 2019 - 20 Jul, 2019 (Tentative) (Target Jun 2019) - Result | Mode: Online

The Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) are required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria of FMGE 2019 in order to be able to appear in the examination. Candidates can check the FMGE 2019 eligibility criteria listed below:

  • The candidates applying to FMGE 2019 June session 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 World Health Organization (WHO) or an institution duly attested by the India 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, United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States of America need not appear in FMGE 2019 screening test as they can directly register with MCI/SMC. 

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
SC, ST, General, OBC PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 5500
SC, ST, General, OBC Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 5500

The FMGE application form 2019 from June session will be released by NBE. Separate FMGE 2019 application forms for the different sessions in June and December will be made available by the conducting authority. The application form of FMGE 2019 will be provided in the online mode only. Candidates can check the procedure to fill in the FMGE 2019 application form mentioned below.

  • Candidates need to click on the registration link of FMGE 2019 that is 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 2019 must be filled out by the candidates.
  • All the information provided in the FMGE 2019 application form must be correct, so candidates must thoroughly check the details before clicking on the 'Submit' button. 
  • The fee for application form of FMGE 2019 should be paid in the next step via Credit or Debit Card or net Banking only.
  • The candidates must check the confirmation box in order to ensure successful submission of FMGE application form 2019. Candidates successfully completing the application process of FMGE 2019 will received a confirmation letter sent by NBE on their registered email IDs.

FMGE E-books and Sample Papers

The FMGE exam pattern 2019 can be checked by the aspirants below.

ParticularsDetails
Examination ModeOnline
Medium of ExaminationEnglish
Number of Papers2
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice
Number of Questions 300 (150 per paper)
Duration of Exam2 hours and 30 minutes per paper
Total Marks300
Marking SchemeCorrect Answer: + 1 mark, Incorrect Answer: No negative marks, Unanswered Question: 0 marks

NBE organized FMGE mock test 2019 for aspirants willing to appear in the examination. The Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) who will fill the application form will be eligible to take up FMGE 2019 mock test. Aspirants taking up the mock test of FMGE 2019 will be able to get acquainted with the test layout, and how to navigate the online examination. FMGE 2019 practice test will be released in the second week of June. Candidates are required to enter their login ID and password in order to be able to take the FMGE mock test 2019. The practice test of FMGE 2019 comprises a tutorial section and a section with sample questions. The sample test papers in 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 2019 before the actual exam in order to familiarize themselves with various aspects crucial to the entrance examination.

Candidates registering for FMGE will be issued the FMGE admit card 2019 by the NBE. The link to download FMGE 2019 admit card will be made available on the official website of the authority. Candidates can download the admit card of FMGE 2019 June session by entering their login credentials - User ID and Password. Candidates also need to paste a recent passport-sized photograph of the required specification on the FMGE 2019 hall ticket after downloading it. It is mandatory that candidates carry the admit card of FMGE 2019 and a valid photo identity proof along with them to the exam centre.

FMGE 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Srinagar
West Bengal Kolkata
Kerala Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Noida
Punjab Mohali
Maharashtra Mumbai City
Nagpur
Pune
Bihar Patna
Jharkhand Ranchi
Meghalaya Shillong
Rajasthan Jaipur
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam

Documents Required at Exam

  • FMGE 2019 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 2019 will be declared by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in the second week of July. The mode of the declaration of FMGE 2019 result is only online. The result of FMGE 2019 for June session will be released in a PDF format containing the names of all the candidates who appear in the exam. The roll numbers and qualifying status of each candidate along with the marks that they obtain is indicated in the FMGE result. Candidates need to download and save a copy of the result of FMGE 2019 for future reference. The authority will later issue a notice, declaring the schedule for the issuance of pass certificate for the candidates who have qualified the FMGE 2019 June screening test. 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 2019 Cutoff

The minimum qualifying marks that the candidates appearing in FMGE are required to obtain will be the FMGE cutoff 2019. Candidates failing to meet the FMGE 2019 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 2019 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.

Qualifying Marks Trend

Year Category Cutoff
Dec 2018 General 150
General PWD 150
OBC 150
OBC PWD 150
SC 150
SC PWD 150
ST 150
ST PWD 150

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