Foreign Medical Graduates Examination

Form Date: 14 Oct - 03 Nov 2021

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 14 Oct - 03 Nov 2021

FMGE Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 7,080
  • Number Of Attempts:2
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Board of Examinations (NBE)

FMGE 2021: Application Form(Released), Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern

Updated On - October 14 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

FMGE 2021 December session exam will be held on 12 December 2021. Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Exam (FMGE) is conducted two times every year i.e. June and December by the National Board of Examination (NBE). Through this exam, candidates can get permanent and provisional registration with the medical council of India. FMGE screening test is conducted for the Indian national candidates who have a qualification degree from a foreign university and wish to practice in India. Foreign Medical Graduate Examination screening test is a national level examination. Candidates can read the below-given article to know more details about the FMGE 2021 exam, including exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.

FMGE 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the FMGE 2021 exam status from the below article:


Foreign Medical Graduates Examination 2021 Status

Application form released
Latest Updates:
  • FMGE 2021 December Application form has been released on 14 October 2021 and will end on 03 November 2021.

FMGE 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can find important dates and events related to FMGE 2021 from the given table below:

For June 2021 Session:
FMGE 2021 Important Dates (June Session)
FMGE Dates

Online registration 

16 April 2021

Last date to fill the application form

06 May 2021

Correction Window

09-11 May 2021

Admit card to be available from

11 June 2021

Examination date

18 June 2021

Declaration of result

30 June 2021
For December 2021 Session:
Application dates for FMGE Dec 2021 (Tentative)
Starting of application form14 October 2021
Last date to submit application form03 November 2021
Correction08-10 November 2021
Releasing of admit card06 December 2021
FMGE 2021 exam date12 December 2021
Declaration of result31 December 2021

FMGE 2021 Application Form

Before filling the form for FMGE must check the eligibility of the exam. Candidates can check the FMGE 2021 Application Form details below in the given points:

  • The Candidate can fill their application form through online mode only.
  • The candidate is advised to read the information brochure carefully before applying for FMGE.
  • The applicant is advised to fill all the details like personal details and academic details correctly in the registration form.
  • Candidates must upload the passport size photograph and signature in the application form as prescribed by the authority.
  • No correction facility will be provided to the applicant after the submission of the application form.
  • Candidates are advised to take a printout of the application form for the further admission process.
  • After the submission of the application, candidates have to submit some important photocopies of documents to the authority (NBE) by email.
  • Applications of aspirants providing incorrect information will not be considered an applicant may be further debarred from appearing in any examinations conducted by NBE or Other Institutions.
  • The incomplete application form will be rejected.
  • No Offline mode is available for the submission of the application form and fee.

FMGE 2021 Application fee

The registration Fee for FMGE is Rs 7080/- for all candidate.

Mode of Payment
  • The registration fee will be paid through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card/Debit Card issued by banks of India or through Net Banking.
  • Applicants are advised to read the instructions carefully and satisfy the terms and conditions for the fulfilment of eligibility criteria before proceeding for payment of fees.
  • Application Fee will neither be refunded nor be carried forward under any circumstance. 
List of Deficient Documents:
  • Proof of possessing Primary Medical Qualification
  • Eligibility Certificate/Admission Letter
  • Identity Proof of Citizenship

FMGE 2021 Eligibility criteria

Candidate must check their FMGE 2021 eligibility Criteria for the screening test before applying.
  • The applicant must be a citizen of India or an Overseas Citizen of India.
  • The aspirant ought to have a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as a medical practitioner in the country.
  • The applicant seeking permanent registration will not have to qualify for the Screening Test.
  • If they hold an Under Graduate medical qualification from Australia/Canada/NewZealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and the holder has also been awarded a Post Graduate medical qualification in Australia/Canada/New Zealand/ United Kingdom/United States of America and has been recognized for enrolment as a medical practitioner in that country.
  • It is necessary to supply proof in support of the aspirant passing test for such a primary medical qualification/posses the primary medical qualification on or before the cutoff date.  
  • In the event of the date of issue of result/proof of primary medical qualification being when the prescribed limit, the applying type are rejected and thus the candidate can be declared as ineligible.

FMGE 2021 Exam Pattern   

Candidate must check the FMGE 2021 exam pattern before starting preparing for Foreign Medical Graduate Examination screening test 2021
Exam pattern for FMGE 2021 Screening Test
Type of questionsMCQ(Multiple Choice Question)
Total no of question300
Marking Scheme

(+1) for every right answer

There will be no negative marking for the wrong answer

DurationFMGE  2019 is divided into two parts of 150 questions each with time allocation of 150 minutes for each part.
Section-Wise Distribution of marks
For Pre and Para Clinical Subjects:
Distribution of Marks section-wise for FMGE 2021
Forensic Medicine10
For Clinical Subjects:
Medicine and Allied Subjects
Dermatology and STD5
General Surgery and Allied Subjects
General Surgery32
Obstetrics & Gynaecology30
Community Medicine30

Candidates can download the FMGE 2021 December Information Brochure Pdf here.

FMGE 2021 Syllabus

Candidate can check the FMGE 2021 syllabus given below as it will make it easier for the candidate to prepare for Foreign Medical Graduate Examination screening test.
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Forensic medicine
  • General surgery
  • Anaesthesia
  • Orthopaedics
  • Radiodiagnosis
  • Radiotherapy
  • Paediatrics
  • Medicine
  • Tuberculosis and respiratory diseases
  • Psychiatry
  • Dermatology and sexually transmitted diseases
  • Ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics and gynaecology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Community medicine

FMGE 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidate can check the below-given preparation tips for better preparation of FMGE:

  • Make a proper exam schedule before starting to prepare for the exam.
  • Must aware of the complete syllabus.
  • Always follow the books of the best authors to prepare.
  • Always smartly revise study and study.
  • Maintain your health good for the exam.
  • Don't take stress, keep calm.

FMGE 2021 Admit Card

Check the FMGE 2021 admit card details below in the given points:

  • To take a printout of the admit card the applicant can log in to their profile using the username and password which was provided during the registration process.
  • Aspirants are advised to make sure that all details like name, category, PWD (PH) status, date of birth, gender, etc, printed on the Hall Ticket/Admit card is correct or not.
  • The candidate will not be allowed to enter the exam hall without the admit card.
  • The applicant has to bring the one photo Id proof along with photo pasted on the admit card which is as follows: 
    • PAN Card
    • Voter Id
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • Aadhaar Card (with the photograph

FMGE 2021 Result

The FMGE 2021 result for the eligible applicants has been declared online mode. It is also be made available at the NBE Office notice board. Candidate can check their result by clicking on the given link 

  • The applicant those who score 150 marks out of 300 marks are considered as a passing candidate. The information regarding the delivery of an original copy of the result will be indicated on the website after the declaration of the result.
  • The authority will not send the rank card via post.

FMGE 2021 Exam Centers 

While filling the online application form for candidates need to choose the exam centres as per their preference. Check out the exam centres (cities) below.

  • Ahmedabad
  • Ajmer
  • Aligarh
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chennai
  • Dehradun
  • Ernakulum
  • Faridabad
  • Gandhinagar
  • Ghaziabad
  • Greater Noida
  • Gurugram
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jammu
  • Kolkata
  • Kollam
  • Kottayam
  • Kozhikode
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Meerut
  • Mohali/Chandigarh
  • Mumbai
  • Muzaffarnagar
  • Nagpur
  • New Delhi
  • Noida
  • Patiala
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Ranchi
  • Shillong
  • Sikar
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Thrissur
  • Tiruchirappalli
  • Vishakapatnam

The exact location of the allotted exam centre is intimated through the admit card only. 

FMGE 2021 Highlights

Given-below the major points of the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination screening test 2021:

Exam NameFMGE
Conducting BodyNational Board of Examination
LevelNational level
FMGE 2021 Official website
Application FormApply Now
Exam ModeOnline
Exam purposeFMGE screening test is conducted for the Indian national candidates who have a qualification degree from a foreign university and they wish to practice in India

Stay connected for more updates about FMGE 2021 June at NBE(National Board of Education). 

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination screening test

The FMGE-Screening Test has been introduced through the Screening Test Regulations 2002 Act. As per the rules, “An Indian citizen/Overseas citizen of India possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent
registration with Medical Council of Asian Nation 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.

National Board of Examination

National Board of Examinations (NBE) is an autonomous body underneath the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (India), Government of India, and established in 1975 at New Delhi as a Society under Delhi Society registration act, to standardizing postgraduate medical education and examination in India. The postgraduate degree awarded by the National Board of Examinations is called the Diplomate of National Board (DNB). The list of recognised qualifications awarded by the Board in numerous specialities and super-specialities are approved by the Government of India and are included in the First Schedule of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. The National Board of Examinations conducts the most important portfolio of examinations within the field of medicine in India and perhaps at a World level.

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FMGE Important Dates

Form Date14 Oct - 03 Nov 2021
Admit card06 Dec 2021
Exam Date12 Dec 2021
Result31 Dec 2021

Foreign Medical Graduates Examination Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Instructions:The exam will be divided into two parts of 150 questions each with a time allocation of 150 minutes for each part. There is a scheduled break between the two parts.

Frequently Asked Questions


Form Start Date:

14 Oct 2021

Form End Date:

03 Nov 2021

Number of days left to submit the form:



Examination Date (Online):

12 Dec 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 7,080

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