Foreign Medical Graduates Examination

Foreign Medical Graduates Examination

Mode of ExamOnline & Offline
Level of ExamNational Level

NBE has started the registrations for FMGE 2021 December session at from October 14 onwards. The last date to register for FMGE 2021 December session is November 3, 2021. Candidates who fulfil the eligibility criteria mentioned in the brochure will only be able to register for FMGE 2021. The FMGE application form 2021 can be filled in five steps- registration, issuance of login credentials, filling of application form, payment of application fees and printout of the confirmation page. 

NBE has also released the FMGE 2021 December session information brochure at including official dates, eligibility criteria and process to apply for the exam, As per the information brochure, the number of exam centres has been increased to 46 to 50. The exam is scheduled to be held on December 12, 2021. 

After the conclusion of the FMGE 2021 registration process, the authorities will release the admit card in the online mode only for the registered graduates. The admit card of the FMGE 2021 December session can be downloaded by entering the user ID and password. The hall ticket will mention personal details, exam date & time, name & address of exam centre and other details. Aspirants will have to carry a hard copy of the admit card at the FMGE 2021 exam centres

FMGE December session exam will be conducted in a computer-based mode across the country. As per the FMGE exam pattern 2021, the test is divided into two parts - Part A and Part B. Each part will have 150 questions, making a total of 300 questions. The questions in the FMGE exam will be asked from the MBBS curriculum. As per the marking scheme, one mark will be awarded for every correct answer, while there will be no negative marking. 

NBE will release the FMGE 2021 result for the December session at in PDF format. To be included in FMGE results, aspirants will have to obtain at least 150 marks out of 300. Qualified candidates will be able to download their FMGE 2021 scorecards and pass certificates on the dates to be notified by NBE.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

NBE has released the FMGE 2021 application form at Only those who will successfully register will be eligible to appear for the screening exam. Here are the steps to fill FMGE 2021 application form. 

  • Candidates need to click to visit and click on the tab that says "FMGE December 2021". 
  • In the next step, all the necessary details pertaining to the application form of FMGE 2021 must be filled out by the candidates.
  • All the information provided in the FMGE application form must be correct, so candidates must thoroughly check the details before clicking on the 'Submit' button. 
  • The fee for the application form of FMGE 2021 will be paid in the next step via Credit or Debit Card or net banking only.
  • The candidates will be required to check the confirmation box in order to ensure the successful submission of the FMGE 2021 application form. 

NOTE: Candidates who will successfully complete the application process of FMGE will receive a confirmation letter sent by NBE on their registered email IDs.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, SC, OBC, ST PWD Online Transgender, Male, Female ₹ 6000


FMGE 2021 Highlights

Full Exam Name Foreign Medical Graduates Examination
Short Exam Name FMGE
Conducting Body National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Frequency of Conduct 2 times a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Duration

5 Hours



Eligibility Criteria

Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) are required to fulfil the following eligibility criteria of FMGE 2021 in order to be able to appear in the December session examination. Candidates can check the FMGE 2021 eligibility criteria listed below:

  • Candidates applying to FMGE must be either an Indian national or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).
  • Aspirants should obtain the necessary primary medical qualification and must obtain their MBBS degree before the ascertained period for a particular session. The MBBS degree of the FMGs must be awarded by institutions included in the World Directory of Medical Schools as listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) or an institution duly attested by the Indian embassy concerned for the candidates to be recognized as medical practitioners in India.
  • All the FMGs are required to provide documents in support of the primary medical education from the foreign medical institution concerned.
  • Candidates with a postgraduate medical degree obtained in the countries of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States of America need not appear in FMGE 2021 screening test as they can directly register with MCI/SMC.

FMGE 2021 Syllabus

FMGE syllabus is issued by the National Medical Commission (NMC) along with the approval of the Government of India. FMGE syllabus 2021 December session comprises of the subjects or topics as per the Graduate Medical Regulation which is prepared by the NMC. The syllaus of FMGE 2021 contains questions from Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Para-Clinical subjects.

Application Start Date :

14th October 2021

Application End Date :

3rd November 2021

Exam Date :

12th December 2021

Result Date :

31st December 2021

Conducted By :

National Board of Examinations

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