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FMGE 2019 - Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Results

Simran Saini
Simran SainiUpdated On: April 17, 2019 08:34 am IST

The Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) is conducted by the NBE twice a year. Check out the FMGE 2019 Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Application Process and other details here.

FMGE 2019 - Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Results

The Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) is conducted by the National Board Examination (NBE). FMGE is an assessment exam and it is mandatory for all foreign medical graduates to practice medicine in India. The FMGE exam is conducted twice a year (bi-annually) in the months of June and December. FMGE is a computer-based test and is conducted at many centres across the country.

FMGE 2019 Important Dates

Important Events Important Dates
Availability of Information BulletinApril 15, 2019
Start Date of Online ApplicationApril 15, 2019
Last Date of Online ApplicationMay 06, 2019
FMGE 2019 Exam DateJune 28, 2019
Declaration of FMGE 2019 ResultJuly 31, 2019

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FMGE 2019 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant must be a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI card holder) to be eligible for FMGE 2019.
  • The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification like MBBS which is approved by the Indian Embassy or a recognized qualification for enrolment as a medical practitioner in India.
  • The last date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification for this year is on or before 30th November 2019.
  • It is mandatory for candidates to provide proof that you have passed the final examination or primary medical qualification or on before the cut off date.
  • If a candidate has an undergraduate medical degree from countries such as United Kingdom/ Australia/ United States of America/ Canada/ New Zealand they will not be required to appear in the Screening test.

FMGE 2019 Exam Pattern:

  • The FMGE exam has 300 multiple choice questions in total and the medium of examination is English only.
  • The exam is conducted in two shifts in a single day and is a computer-based test.
  • There is no negative marking in the FMGE examination.

FMGE 2019 Application Form and Examination Fee

  • The FMGE 2019 application form is now available on the official website of NBE till May 06, 2019
  • The application form is available in online mode and before filling the application form it is advised to go through the instructions carefully.
  • At the end online submission of the FMGE 2019 application form, the candidate will get a computer generated an acknowledgement. This acknowledgement will also be sent at the registered e-mail ID of the candidate.
  • Candidates are advised to take a printout of the FMGE application form for further use.
  • THE FMGE 2019 examination fee is Rs. 5,500.

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FMGE 2019 Admit Card:

  • Once the candidate is done with the online submission of the FMGE application form, a computer generated acknowledgement will be sent to the registered email id of the candidates.
  • The FMGE 2019 admit card will be issued to the candidates after the allotment of the exam centre by NBE.
  • The information to download the FMGE admit card will be done through a public notice or SMS alerts. The admit cards will be released at least 10-15 days before the exam date.
  • Candidates are required to download their FMGE admit card/ hall ticket from the official website of NBE and paste their latest passport size photograph in the space provided on the admit card.
  • The photograph should be of size 35x45 mm with at least 75% coverage of face of the candidate.

FMGE 2019 Exam Centres:

The FMGE 2019 exam centres will be located in 25 cities across the country which includes all the major cities such as Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Bengaluru, Jammu, Jaipur, Srinagar, Noida, Patna, Delhi, Dehradun, Chennai and others.

FMGE 2019 Result:

The FMGE 2019 result will be declared on the NBE official website on July 31, 2019. To pass the FMGE examination, candidates must obtain 150 marks out of 300.

You can also check out the detailed information about the FMGE 2019 exam here.

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