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FMGE 2022 Qualifying Marks

Shruti ChatterjeeUpdated On: June 06, 2022 06:22 pm IST

The conducting body for the FMGE has set a minimum score that must be secured by candidates in order to pass the exam. Here in this article, we discuss the qualifying marks of FMGE 2022 and the internship options available to students after the exam.

FMGE Qualifying Marks 2022

FMGE 2022 qualifying marks are defined by the conducting body of the exam, the National Board of Examinations or NBE. All aspirants must mandatorily score above the qualifying marks to obtain a certificate to practice in India. Understanding the FMGE exam pattern is important to score more than the qualifying marks. The Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) 2022 exam pattern is also released by the NBE for the June session. It also contains important information on the exam such as the number and types of questions, paper answering mode, duration of the exam, etc. 

According to the latest FMGE exam pattern 2022 released in 2022 by the National Board of Examinations, there will be two parts in the exam - Part A and B. Students will be able to answer each section within 2 hours and 30 minutes. One mark will be awarded for each correct answer. In order to pass the FMGE exam, a candidate needs to score at least 150 marks out of 300. 

For good preparation for the FMGE exam, MBBS graduates need to be well acquainted with the exam pattern of FMGE. Students can read the article below in order to get more information about the kinds of questions asked in the FMGE exam along with its structure and other important details.

FMGE 2022 Qualifying Marks

Check out the qualifying marks for FMGE 2022:


Qualifying Marks

Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE)

150 out of 300 marks

FMGE 2022 Exam Pattern

The information given below contains all important information on FMGE June 2022 such as the structure of the exam, marking scheme, and other crucial details. 

Exam Particulars

FMGE 2022 Exam Pattern Details

FMGE 2022 June Session Exam Date

June 4, 2022

Frequency of Exam 

Biannually - once in June and once in December

Mode of Exam

Computed Based 

Medium of Exam


Total Number of Papers

The paper has two parts - Part A and Part B

Total Number of Questions

300 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ based)

Types of Questions

Objective Type

Total Exam Duration

5 hours

Time allotted for each Part

2 hours 30 minutes

Exam Syllabus

Based on the MBBS course curriculum

FMGE Qualifying marks

150 out of 300

FMGE 2022 Marking Scheme

Aspiring candidates can check out the marking scheme for the FMGE exam 2022 here:

Type of Answer

Marks Awarded

For Every Correct Answer

1 mark

For Every Incorrect Answer

No negative marking

FMGE 2022 Cut Off

In order to qualify the FMGE exam, candidates need to score the following marks:

Exam NameCutoff

FMGE 2022

150 out of 300 marks

FMGE 2022 Exam Timings

Here are the exam timings of FMGE 2022:


Timings for Part A

Timings for Part B

Entry of candidates and biometric registration

7:00 am

12:00 noon

Entry to exam centre closes

8:30 am

1:30 pm

Granting access to candidates for logging in

8:45 am

1:45 pm

Candidates can log in to read instructions

8:50 am 

1:50 pm 

Exam commences

9:00 am

2:00 pm

Exam ends

11:30 am 

4:30 pm

Admission in Internship After FMGE 2022

After successfully passing the FMGE, candidates need to apply for internships. They receive a certificate from the MCI, which along with NOC and other documents needs to be submitted to the DM. Next, the candidate must apply for a NOC from the Superintendent of the respective hospital, the principal of the MBBS institution, and the Registrar of the university in order to pursue an internship at the hospital of choice.   

Medical Colleges in India for FMGE Internship

Here are the top medical colleges in India to pursue an internship after FMGE 2022:

FMGE 2022 Score Range

In order to pass the FMGE 2022, students need to score 150 marks out of the total of 300 marks. This screening test does not have any percentile for cut off and acceptance in internship programs other than the 50% marks (which is 150 out of 300). Any score range above 150 is considered to be a good score. However, candidates should always aim to score higher for better prospects in the future. 

Practice Test for FMGE 2022 June Exam

The conducting body for the FMGE 2022 mock test is NBE and the primary goal of this demo exam is to help medical graduates gain an insight into the structure or body of the exam. The NBE has made the FMGE practice test 2022 for medical graduates free. While taking this free FMGE mock test, candidates are advised to pay attention to the ways in which the navigation works and the screen. This is crucial to have a clear understanding of the exam itself.

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What is the latest exam pattern for FMGE?

As per the latest exam pattern released for the FMGE released by the NBE, no new changes have been introduced. Two sets in the question paper, Part A and Part B. Each section will be allotted 2 hours and 30 minutes time with a break in between of one hour.

Is there any negative marking in the FMGE exam?

No, as per the rules and marking scheme set by the conducting body of the exam, there is no negative marking for wrong or answered questions in the FMGE exam. So if students fail to answer any question, they should not worry about receiving any negative marks.

Who releases the exam pattern for FMGE?

The exam pattern is released by the NBE or the National Board of Examination for the FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Examination). The exam pattern also contains details about the number and types of questions that will appear in the exam, the mode of answering, timings of the exam, etc.

What is the marking scheme of FMGE?

The marking scheme of FMGE is simple- each correct answer will be rewarded with one mark. Incorrect and/or wrong answers will receive no marks. Hence, there is no negative marking in the exam. Hence, in order to pass the exam, candidates must score at least 150 out of 300 marks.

How many times can I appear for the FMGE exam?

The FMGE exam is conducted biannually, which means one session of FMGE is in June, and the other session is in December. Students can choose to appear in any one of the sessions in a year. There are no restrictions on the number of attempts at the FMGE exam.

What is the mode of the exam of FMGE and what kind of questions will be asked in the question paper?

The FMGE exam will be conducted in computer-based exam mode. The medium of the exam will be English and there will be 300 multiple-choice based questions for students to answer. The question time for the FMGE exam is objective.

What is the exam duration of FMGE?

The exam duration for FMGE is 2 hours and 30 minutes. The total time allotted for the exam is 5 hours. After the first part, which is Part A, students will get a break of one hour followed by Part B, for which another 2 hours 30 minutes will be allotted.

What is the cut off marks for FMGE?

The cut-off mark for FMGE is 150 out of 300. In order to qualify for this screening test, students need to score 150 and above to pass. The higher the score than 150, the better. However, other than the passing marks, no other cut off is levied by medical colleges.

What happens after clearing the FMGE?

When students successfully clear the FMGE, they need to apply for internships in medical colleges in India. The MCI also issues a certificate and this certificate along with other necessary documents must be submitted to the DM along with a NOC. The students also need to apply for a NOC from the Superintendent of the college, the Principal of the institution, and the Registrar of the University for pursuing an internship at the hospital.

What are some of the top medical colleges in India where I can apply for an internship?

There are several MCI approved medical top medical colleges in India. Here is a list of the top ten colleges for students to pursue an internship after clearing the FMGE:

  • AIIMS Delhi
  • CMC Vellore
  • AFMC Pune
  • KMC Mangalore
  • MAMC Delhi
  • JIPMER Puducherry
  • LHMC New Delhi
  • MMC Chennai
  • SRMCRI Chennai
  • BJMC Ahmedabad

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