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.

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