FMGE 2018 (December Session), Registration, Exam Pattern & Date

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FMGE 2018 December session will be held in 3rd week of October. FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduate Examination) is a screening test to get registration from Medical Council of India (MCI) or state medical council. Candidates who get their primary medical degree from other than India, appear in FMGE.

FMGE 2018 will be conducted by National Board of Examination (NBE). The registration window will open in the month of October and it will be accessible up to November, 2018. It is expected that FMGE 2018 December session exam will be held in third week of December.

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FMGE is also called MCI-screening test. The examination is conducted twice in a year; in the month of June and December. It is online examination called CBT (Computer based test). Candidates who have studied MBBS from foreign countries may apply for FMGE 2018. Read this article for complete details of eligibility, application form and exam pattern.

FMGE exam – an Overview

Why FMGE is conducted?To get provisional or permanent registration with State Medical Council or Medical Council of India to Indian Nationals or Overseas Citizen of India possession primary medical qualification granted by a medical Institution located outside of India.
Session of examinationThe FMGE exam is conducted twice in a year, June & December
QuestionsThere are 300 Multiple choices types questions to be asked
Marking1 mark is provided for each correct answer. No negative marking scheme
Mode of examinationIt is online (Computer based test)
SyllabusMBBS level
Passing criteria150 marks out of 300

Subject wise distribution of marks


FMGE eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidate who want to appear in FMGE conducted by National Board of Examinations, must full fill following required eligibility criteria-

  • Candidate must be citizen of India or overseas citizen of India.
  • The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated.
  • Candidates who have done gotten their pre medical qualification from Australia/ Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America, are not required to qualify to qualify MCI screening test, their degree is recognized by Medical council of India.
Release of noticeLast week of October 2018
Availability of Information BrochureLast week of October 2018
Release of FMGE application formLast week of October 2018
Last date to release FMGE application formLast week of November 2018
Release of Admit CardSecond week of December 2018
FMGE 2018Third week of December 2018
Result declarationSecond week of January 2019

FMGE Application form 2018

The online submission of application tentatively will start in the month of October, 2018. NBE will release application form for December session examination. The submission of application is through online mode only, no other mode of application will be entertained. Candidates who looking to apply for FMGE 2018, may register at NBE official website.

Application fee

To submit online application aspirants need to pay a prescribed application fee to National Board of Examination (NBE). Application fee is Rs.5500/ for all candidates, same can be paid online via credit, debit cards or net banking.

FMGE Exam Pattern

NBE has released complete exam pattern for December 2018 session. There will be a questiona paper containing 300 questions. However the question paper will be divided in two parts; Part A & part B. The question paper will be in English language only. The duration of exam is 2.5 hours for all candidates. FMGE syllabus includes all MBBS curriculum which he/she has already studied. Candidate need to score minimum 150 marks out of 300 to qualify the examination.

FMGE exam centers 2018

National Board of Education (NBE) is the conducting authority of FMGE 2018. The exam will be conducted in 25 cities, candidates will have an option to adopt their exam city.

FMGE 2018 exam cities

S. No.CityS. No.City
6Mohali19Delhi/New Delhi


FMGE Result 2018

NBE will declare the result tentatively in the month of January 2019. The result will be declared only at NBE official website. Merit list will be declared of qualified candidates. Applicants will be able to download their score card as well. Candidates who scores minimum 150 marks out of 300 will be considered qualified in FMGE 2018 exam. Complete detailed information of dates will be updated as it is being declared by conducting authority, NBE.

The information bulletin for December session has not been published yet, all the information has been updated as per June 2018 session, you may read read information bulletin June 2018 – Click here


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