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 Exam Pattern

  • 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.
  • There is a scheduled break between the two parts.

Part A: 10:00 AM to 12:45 PM (includes 15 minutes tutorial)
Part B: 3:15 PM to 5:45 PM

Candidates will also need to accept a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) before beginning the test.

A. PRE & PARA CLINICAL SUBJECTS:                                  100 MARKS
SL.NO SUBJECT DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS
1 ANATOMY 17
2 PHYSIOLOGY 17
3 BIOCHEMISTRY 17
4 PATHOLOGY 13
5 MICROBIOLOGY 13
6 PHARMACOLOGY 13
7 FORENSIC MEDICINE 10
TOTAL 100
B. CLINICAL SUBJECTS:                                                         200 MARKS
SL.NO SUBJECT DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS
1 MEDICINE &
ALLIED SUBJECTS
(i) MEDICINE 33
(ii) PSYCHIATRY 5
(iii) DERMATOLOGY
& STD
5
(iv) RADIOTHERAPY 5
2 GENERAL SURGERY
& ALLIED SUBJECTS
(i) GENERAL
SURGERY
32
(ii)
ANESTHESIOLOGY
5
(iii) ORTHOPEDICS 5
(iv)
RADIODIAGNOSIS
5
3 PEDIATRICS 15
4 OPHTHALMOLOGY 15
5 OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY 15
6 OBSTETRICS &
GYNAECOLOGY
30
7 COMMUNITY
MEDICINE
30
TOTAL 200