FMGE 2019: The National Board of Education (NBE) will be announcing its Foreign Medical Graduates Examination, more commonly known as FMGE, 2019. This exam is important for the Indian students with foreign medical qualifications who wish to practice in India. In fact, it has become compulsory for the Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) to clear this test if they wish to start their medical practice in India. This exam is held twice a year-June and December. Qualifying the FMGE will help the candidates acquire provisional or permanent registration with State Medical Council (SMC) or Medical Council of India (MCI).
FMGE 2019 is going to be held on 28th June 2019. Visit here for more application form details.
Important Dates Related to FMGE 2019
|Important Events||Tentative Dates|
|Availability of Information Bulletin||2nd week of April 2019|
|Last Date To Submit The Application Form||May 2019, 2nd week|
|Release Of Admit Card||1st week of June 2019|
|Exam Date||28th June 2019|
|Declaration of Result||2nd week of July 2019|
FMGE 2019 Eligibility Criteria
Here are the prescribed eligibility criteria for FMGE:
- The candidate must be an overseas citizen of India (OCI) or a bona fide citizen of India.
- It is compulsory that the applicant holds the requisite primary medical degree from an institution which is included in the World Directory of Medical Schools published by the World Health Organization (WHO).
- The candidate who has earned this degree from an institution attested by Indian Embassy to serve as a recognized qualification for enrollment as the medical practitioner in the country are also eligible.
- The MBBS degree should be earned on or before May 31, 2019.
- Candidates from the following country can register themselves directly with MCI or any SMC and they need not give the FMGE:
- The United States of America
- United Kingdom
- New Zealand
Application Form for FMGE 2019
The application form for FMGE 2019 will be filled online. Only those who fulfill the eligibility criteria will be allowed to appear for the exam, so fill the form carefully after reading the eligibility criteria. After completely filling the form, it will be submitted along with an application fee of Rs 5500/-. This amount can be paid online via net banking/credit card/debit card and will not be refunded under any circumstances. As the whole process is complete and the form is submitted successfully, an acknowledgment will be sent to the registered email id of the candidate.
Here is the basic overview of FMGE exam pattern:
The FMGE 2019 will be conducted online and a total of 300 multiple-choice questions will be asked in the paper. There will be two sessions of the examination-one in the morning and the other in the afternoon, each session consisting of 160 questions. The time duration of each paper will be 150 minutes and break will be provided in between the two papers. There will be no negative marking.
Pattern for Pre & Para Clinical Subjects:
For Medicine & Allied Subjects:
|Dermatology & STD||5|
For General Surgery & Allied Subjects:
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology||30|
FMGE Admit Card 2019
The admit card for FMGE 2019 will be made available approx. one week before the exam. It will be released online and the candidate can download the admit card by logging into the official website. The admit card will contain the information related to exam center, date and timing. The exam will be conducted in any of the following cities:
Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mangalore, Mumbai, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram.
FMGE 2019 Result
The result will be announced on the official website and those candidates who qualify the exam will be able to see their scorecard. The result will be declared hopefully in the month of July and as per the rank, the candidates will be allotted the seats.