FMGE December 2015 Important Dates

National Board of Examinations has declared the following dates for FMGE examination December 2015:FMGE Important Dates December 2015

  • Online Registration for FMGE:  Dec 2015 16th Sept to 22th Oct 2015
  • Examination Dates for FMGE:  9th Dec to 10th Dec 2015
  • Declaration of Results:  10th January 2016

Instructions: Online applications can be accessed and completed till 23:59 hrs on 22nd October, 2015.

NOTE: The candidates are advised to read this Information Bulletin carefully before starting online registration.

About FMGE

Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) Screening Test is conducted by NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. Test is conducted by the National Board of Examinations in June and December every year. The Test has been introduced through the Screening Test Regulations 2002. As per the regulations, “An Indian citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after 15.03.2002 shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section 13 of the Act.”

The exam is conducted in two parts: PART A and PART B. Each part consists of 150 multiple questions each. Time allocation is 150 minutes for each part. Student has to obtain 150 out of 300 marks to clear the examination. There is NO NEGATIVE marking of wrong attempt. The result will be declared in the FMGE website.

NOTE: There are no restrictions on the number of attempt by the applicant.

Overview of Computer based Testing


Registration for FMGE


Online Issue of Admit Crads to candidates


Demo test (At NBE website for registered candidates)

Reporting of candidates to the centre (As per admit card)

Security Check in Process

Test Tutorial (15 minutes before exam)

Actual test/ examination

Ending the test


Instructions for Online Registration

1.The online registration website for FMGE is available via

2.Candidate may note that there is no option for submitting the form other than the online mode.

3. Candidates are advised to go through the registration guide before proceeding to complete their registration process. Once the candidate has completed his/her registration process, there will be no option to change the information provided.

4. Online registration must be completed by the prescribed cutoff date. At the end of Registration process the applicant will get a computer generated acknowledgment. All fields marked * in the online registration form are mandatory.

5. Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated information will not be considered and candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future examinations.

6. Please refer Registration Guide available on for instructions to fill online application form.

7.The candidate has to submit the following documents along with the copy of acknowledgment e-mail received after successful online registration:
• Copy of MBBS Pass (in English/Hindi)
• Copy of MBBS Pass certified by the Embassy /Apostiled
• Copy of Address Proof (PAN Card /Voter ID /Passport /Driving License)
• Two Photographs
• Copy of Date of Birth Proof (Certificate of Matriculation)
• Copy of Passport of the applicant (Front Page & Last Page – Personal Information)
• Copy of 10+2 passing certificate
• Copy of 10+2 mark sheet
• Copy of internship certificate (if done abroad)
• Copy of eligibility certificate issued by Medical Council of India (if applicable)
• Copy of fail certificate /result for Ex-candidates.
The above mentioned documents have to be submitted at the following address latest by 1st November, 2014 failing which Admit Card will not be issued to the candidate.

Reporting Time for FMGE

  • Candidates may note that the reporting time refers to the time at which the candidate reaches the Reporting counter at the test centre.
  • Candidate who fails to report to the reporting counter by the stipulated time, shall not be allowed to enter the examination premises that is Reporting counter and beyond.
  • The candidate should arrive at the Reporting counter at least one hour before the commencement of test.
  • This allows for security checks, identity verification, image capture, bio-metric capture etc.
  • The reporting counter will close 30 minutes prior to the test start time. The following shall be undertaken upon reporting at the counter:
  1.  ID verification – The original documents as have been indicated will be checked in original.
  2. Security Checks including frisking.
  3. Capture of finger prints – The finger prints of all candidates shall be captured electronically and candidates are requested to cooperate with the on duty staff with this process.
  4. Capturing of digital image – As a security measure digital image of the reporting candidates shall be captured and taken on record.
  5. The test centre administrator /on duty staff shall guide the candidate to the assigned work station
  6. Signing-in to the computer system:

• Kindly note that the reporting time has been indicated to timely complete the foregoing activities as well as to familiarize the candidate with the process.
• Candidates may note that they will not be allowed entry to the test centre after 09.30am for the test for the morning session and after 2.45 PM for the afternoon session.
• Candidates are also advised to check the requirement for mandatory documents on Testing Day and comply with the same.
• NBE/ Test centre / Designated Agency /Staff on duty shall not be liable under any circumstances for delayed reporting and /or non presentation of mandatory documents. Please note the test day proceeding may be video recorded.

Registration for Examination

1. The examination shall be conducted on 8th December, 2014 which is referred to as the testing window.

2. Test centres shall be allotted to the candidates as per automated selection by the software. Candidate will be required to provide three choices of preferred location where they are willing to take the test.

3. REQUESTS FOR CHANGE OF CENTRE ARE NOT ENTERTAINED. Candidates are advised not to canvass for the same.

4. At the end of Registration process the applicant will get a computer generated acknowledgment. The admit card can be downloaded from the website once the scheduling and allotment of test centres has been done by NBE. Please check for the notification.

Candidate is required to affix a latest passport size photograph of the following specifications on this admit card. Candidate is required to bring a print out of this admit card to the Test centre along with an identification document.

5. Specifications for Photograph –
• A photograph of minimum 35×45 mm with at least 75% coverage of face & head of the candidate.
• A caption indicating name of candidate and date of taking photograph should be there at the bottom of photo.
• Photograph should be taken in a white /very light colored background.
• The photograph needs to display full front view of the face. Please look directly into the camera with a neutral expression.
• Please avoid photograph with reflection or shadow on the face/with red eyes.
• The photograph needs to be printed on a high quality paper with at least 600 dpi resolutions.
• The colours must possess the natural appearance and skin tone.
• The photograph must not have kinks, scratches and stains.

6. Candidates must bring to the test centre the following documents:

  • . Printed copy of Admit card with photo pasted on it. AND
  • . Any one of the authorized photo IDs** (must be original and non-expired):

• PAN card
• Voter ID
• Passport
• Driving License

{**The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on the Admit card. If name has been changed due to events such as marriage, candidate must show the relevant document mentioned at the time of test (Marriage Certificate/Divorcee Decree/Legal Name Change Document)}.

7. Candidates may kindly note that they have to report by the time as indicated in the admit card. Candidates reporting late or beyond the prescribed time shall not be allowed to appear in the test.

8. A demo test to provide candidates with the feel and functionality of the actual test is available on FMGE website from November 2014 onwards. Candidates registered for FMGE can undertake the demo test prior to the actual test window. Candidates are advised to go through the demo test carefully to familiarize themselves with the screens, layout and navigation.

FMGE Scheme of Examination

Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Test (FMGE)

  • The test consists of one paper comprising 300 multiple choice, single correct response questions in English language only, delivered in two parts to be taken in a single day.
  • The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computer network as per prescribed scheme.
  • Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking.
Part – A Part – B
Candidate Entry Time at Reporting counter 9:00 AM 2:30 PM
Reporting Counter Entry Closes 9:30 AM 02:45PM
Check-in Procedure 9:00 AM to 10:00AM 02:30 to 03:15 PM
Test Start Time* 10:00 AM 3:15 PM
Test End Time 12:45 PM 5:45 PM

Note: FMGE is divided into two parts of 150 questions each with time allocation of 150 minutes for each part. There is a scheduled break between the two parts.

  • Candidates are required to report at the ‘Reporting Counter’ at 9:00 AM for Part One and 2:15 PM for Part Two (one hour prior to the start time). The reporting counter will close
  • 30 minutes prior to the test start time. Candidate who fails to report to the reporting counter by the stipulated time as indicated above shall not be allowed to test.
  •  Candidates are advised that (due to security reasons) they shall not be allowed to leave the exam center between 09:00 AM to 03:20 PM
  •  The screening test is held twice a year in June and December, the exact dates for the Screening Test will be announced on the website before the the respective registration window.
  • An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains a minimum of 150 marks out of 300 in the examination.
  • Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed at NBE website and office of NBE.
  • There are no restrictions on number of attempts that can be availed by an applicant.

FMGE Important Dates


Online Registration for FMGE December 2014 9th Sept to 18th Oct. 2014
Examination Dates for FMGE 8th December 2014
Declaration of Results 7th January 2015

NoteOnline applications can be accessed and completed till 23:59 hrs on 18th October, 2014.


FMGE Exam Centres


S. No. City
1 Ahmedabad
2 Bangalore
3 Bhopal
4 Chandigarh
5 Chennai
6 Cochin
7 Coimbatore
8 Dehradun
9 Greater Noida
10 Gurgaon
11 Guwahati
12 Hyderabad
13 Indore
14 Jaipur
15 Jammu
16 Kolkata
17 Lucknow
18 Mumbai
19 Nagpur
20 Navi Mumbai
21 New Delhi
22 Noida
23 Pune
24 Raipur
25 Trivandrum
26 Udaipur
27 Varanasi