Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE Screening Test 2020


When is FMGE Dates?

FMGE Screening Test June 2020

FMGE Screening Test Date December, 2020

FMGE online registration May  to June, 2020

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE Screening Test June, 2020 registration open

Processes                                                      Timelines
Availability of Information Bulletin                     7th July 2020 Onwards
Online Application Submission    8th July (3 PM Onwards) to 22nd July 2020 (Till 11:55PM)
Online Application Submission Process Completes On 22nd July 2020 (Till 11:55 PM)
Edit Window for All Applicants               23rd July to 25th July 2020
Final Edit Window to rectify Deficient Images:

10th August to 12th August 2020

1.      Photograph

2.      Signatures

3.      Thumb Impression

Last Date for Submission of Deficient Documents:

1.      Proof of possessing Primary Medical Qualification  20th August 2020 (till 11:55 PM)

2.      Eligibility Certificate/Admission Letter

3.      Identity Proof of Citizenship

Issue of Admit Card                                      24th August 2020
Examination Date                                        31st August 2020
Declaration of Result                                   By 20th September 2020

Submission of Application form Online Mode: Candidate please note that there is no other option for submitting the form except Online.

Last date for Receipt of Online Application Forms for December 2018

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE Screening Test Date of Exam online : December, 2018


Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE List of Test Centers

List of Test Centres – Click on the City to find the Centre and Location Map

S.No. City Name S.No. City Name S.No. City Name
Navi Mumbai
New Delhi
Greater Noida
The candidate shall appear at the centre as shown on his/her Admit Card at his/her own cost.
The candidate shall appear at the centre as shown on his/her Admit Card at his/her own cost. Candidates have the option of choosing their examination centre through online registration and scheduling system. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis, and candidates will only be shown options that are available at the point of scheduling.
Test Centre Location: Exact address and location of the test centres is available at the FMGE website Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the test centre locations and ensure that they report for the test as per scheduled time only. Maps and directions to each centre are available on FMGE website Candidates are required to plan their travel accordingly.
Candidates have to reach the test centres on or before the reporting time, that is, one hour prior to the exam start time. Candidates may note that no late arrivals are allowed 30 minutes prior to the exam start time under any circumstances. NBE shall not be responsible for any delayed arrival of the candidate in reaching the centre due to any reason.
All candidates at the centre shall be screened as per the security protocol (para 7.4) and biometric information shall be captured.
Identity checks will be made upon arrival at the test centre to ensure that there are no unauthorized candidates appearing for the exam. Candidates are required to cooperate with the security checks.
Please note that only the registered candidates will be allowed at the examination centre.
Friends or relatives accompanying the candidates will not be allowed entry in the examination centre under any circumstances and will not be allowed to contact the candidate while the examination process is ongoing.

Information Bulletin for FMGE Click Here

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The next session of FMGE (Screening Test) shall be conducted by National Board Of Examination (NBE) in June 2020.
Public Notice – Non- submission of documents by candidates Click Here
NBE is offering Mock Test for FMGE candidates. This will provide a near realistic test taking experience. Last date for Mock Test in November 2020.
FMGE June 2020 Screening Test online registration window will open on 2020 at 09.30 hrs.

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

  • The Examination is held 2 Times in a year at New Delhi.
  • The FMGE test is conducted in English language.
  • Computer Based Test (CBT ) test shall be conducted as a Computer Based Test comprising of 300  Multiple Choice Questions of single correct response type without any negative marking as per the existing scheme of Foreign Medical Graduate Examination.
  • There are NO – ve marking.
  • An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains a minimum of 50% of marks in the examination.
  •  Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed at the website and office of NBE. Marks obtained shall be declared for all the candidates and also displayed at the website
  • The applicants who qualify the Screening Test may apply to the Medical Council of India, New Delhi or to any State Medical Council for provisional registration / permanent registration.
  • There are no restrictions on number of attempts that can be availed by an applicant.

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE Eligibility Criteria

The Applicant must meet or fulfill the following criteria for FMGE Test:

a) He or She is a citizen of India or Overseas citizenship of India.

b) Possesses primary medical qualifications that are recognized by the Government of  the country issuing that qualification and the holder of that qualification is entitled for practice in that country. The said medical school must be listed in WHO directory of medical schools.

c) He / She had obtained Eligibility Certificate from the Medical Council of India (applicable only in respect to students who took admission abroad on or after 15.03.2002). This requirement shall not be necessary in respect of Indian citizens or overseas citizens of India who have obtained admission in foreign medical institute before 15th March 2002.

d) All students who have taken admission abroad prior to 15.03.2002 and are required to qualify the Screening Test for their registration, shall be allowed to appear in the Screening Test even if they do not meet the minimum admission norms of MCI for joining undergraduate medical course, subjected to the compliance of the Judgment(s) of the Honble Supreme Court/Competent Courts in this regard including but not limited to judgment dated 8th March 2002 in Civil Appeal No. 2779 of 2000 & other judgments.
e) From 15.03.2002 and onwards all students are required to obtain an Eligibility Certificate from MCI before proceeding abroad for studies in Medicine.

f) Applicants/Candidates may also refer to Screening Test Regulations and Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council of India. The same may be referred to at or obtained from
FMGE June 2020 Session Helpdesk: A dedicated helpdesk for all FMGE June 2020 session related queries such as online application form submission, admit card, test centre, fee refunds, test day requirements etc shall be available as per details mentioned below:
Helpline Number 022 – 61087595
Official Website

g) Cut-off date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification shall be before the conduct of exam 31st August, 2020. It is mandatory to provide proof/documentary evidence in support of the candidate having passed final examination for such a primary medical qualification/posses the primary medical qualification on before the cut-off date. In the event of the date of issue of result/proof, primary medical qualification being after the prescribed cut off date, the application forms shall be rejected and candidates declared as ineligible.

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE Online Application Fees (Non-Refundable)

FMGE 2020 Screen Test Fee

Candidates are required to submit the following fees:

a) Examination Fee – Rs 5500/- (Five Thousand Five Hundred)

The above fee is inclusive of examination fees and information bulletin. Please note that this is a composite fee (as above) inclusive of fees for the examination and information bulletin. Information Bulletin shall also be available at website for information

c) Late Fee – To be submitted by candidates submitting their application form after the cut off date but before the cut off date with late fee as prescribed in this Information Bulletin – Rs 1500/- (One Thousand & Five Hundred only)

How To Pay Foreign Medical Graduate Examination FMGE :

The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India.

FMGE Registration step by step Guide Click Here

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Application forms must be submitted within the stipulated time specified in the advertisement And on website. Applicants are requested to ensure that they submit the complete application form, in the envelope provided to reach NBE on or before the last date. Applications received after the last date will not be accepted.

The completed Application form shall be sent to the following address:


National Board of Examinations (NBE)
(Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India)
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road)
New Delhi – 110029

FMGE Examination Centers

a) The exam shall be held on 31 Aug, 2020 at New Delhi & other Metro cities

b) The exam will starts at 10:30 AM

c) Reporting Time for the candidates is 09:00 AM

d) The Exact venue at New Delhi and other city Shall be notified in the Admit Card (FMGE Hall Ticket).

e) Applicants are to make own arrangements for Travel /lodging etc.

f) All candidates are required to bring their Passport as proof of Identity at the exam center. Candidates may not be allowed to appear in exam if they are unable to produce original passport.

g) Candidates are advised that (due to security reasons) they may not be allowed to leave the exam center from 09:00 AM till the completion of Examination.
Availability of Information Bulletin on Official Website for FMGE   Sep-Oct 2020 for December 2020 FMGE Test

Candidates complete Medical (MBBS) Degree from Bangladesh have higher percentage of FMGE Passing rate. Indian Doctors passed-out from Bangladesh clear FMGE  Screening Test in first attempt without any special classes or tuiton classes. Since MBBS from Bangladesh similar to the MCI study pattern (British Curriculum), same Indian author books followed. For more information about Bangladesh Medical study parents/guardians/students can contact Smile Education (Kolkata information center)