Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE)
Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE)

FMGE June 2024 will be held on 6 July 2024 by NBEMS. Its admit card will release on 03 July 2024. The Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) is a National level Medical exam organized by the National Board Of Examinations In Medical Sciences (NBEMS). It is a screening test that assesses the knowledge and understanding of medical graduates who have obtained their qualifications from medical institutions outside India. The examination aims to ensure that foreign medical graduates possess the necessary competencies to practice medicine in India.

FMGE June 2024 admit card will release on 03 July 2024. Know more details here.


Foreign Medical FMGE June 2024 exam date has been announced. Check the complete notice.Graduate Examination (FMGE) is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in India. This is a screening test – Any 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 India or any State Medical Council has to compulsorily qualify this exam.

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FMGE Important Dates

Release of FMGE Application Form29th April 2024 (1 PM Onwards)
Application Form Last Date20th May 2024 (Till 11:55 PM)
Edit Window24th May 2024 to 28th May 2024
Final Edit Window to rectify Deficient/Incorrect
7th June 2024 to 10th June 2024
Opportunity to rectify deficiencies related to
documents upload in the application
14th June 2024 at 11:55 PM 
Final opportunity to rectify deficiencies related to
documents upload in the application
21st June 2024 (11AM onwards) to 24th June 2024 (Till 11:55 PM)
Admit Card Release Date1st July 2024
FMGE December 2024 Exam Date6th July 2024
FMGE Result Announcement Date6th August 2024
Release of individual scorecard
Release of Pass certificates
FMGE Important Dates

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for FMGE, candidates must fulfill certain criteria, which include:

  • Having a primary medical qualification (MBBS) from a recognized foreign institution.
  • Completing the necessary documentation and obtaining the required documents, such as the provisional or permanent registration certificate from the Medical Council of the country from where the candidate obtained the medical qualification.
  • Meeting the minimum qualification requirements specified by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • The candidate must be a citizen of India or an Overseas Citizen of India.
  • The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification recognized by the Indian Embassy concerned as eligible for enrollment as a medical practitioner in the country where the institution awarding the qualification is located.
  • The submitted document must demonstrate that the candidate has successfully completed all necessary courses of the primary medical qualification with satisfactory results as per the institution’s requirements.

Application Process

The application process for FMGE generally involves the following steps:

  • Candidates are advised to read the Information Bulletin carefully for eligibility criteria, fee structure, scheme of examination and instructions regarding submission of online application form 
  • Application form for FMGE June 2024 can only be submitted online at from 29th April 2024 (1 PM Onwards) to 20th May 2024 (Till 11:55 PM)
  • There is no other methodology for application submission. Application submitted through any other mode shall be summarily rejected.

Examination Fee

  • Examination Fee : Rs.5250/- + GST @ 18% 945
  • Total Amount Payable : Rs.6195/-
  • Mode of Payment:  Online through Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is as follows

  • Mode of Exam – The exam  is a Computer Based Test.
  • Question type – The questions are Multiple choice questions.
  • Number of Questions – There are 300 questions in the entrance exam.
  • Total Marks – Maximum marks in the exam is 300.
  • Exam Duration – The entrance exam is of 300 minutes (split into 2 papers).
  • Language of Question Paper – The question paper is in language English.

Marking Scheme – 

  • Candidates get +1 marks for correct answer.
  • And negative marks is 0 for incorrect answers

FMGE is 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.

FMGE exam pattern.

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Test Centres

Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar, Kollam, Agartala, Kottayam, Aizawl, Kozhikode, Ajmer, Lucknow, Aligarh, Madurai, Bengaluru, Madgaon, Bhopal, Meerut, Bhubaneswar, Mehsana, Bikaner, Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/Thane, Chandigarh/ Mohali, Muzaffarnagar, Chennai, Naharlagun, Coimbatore, Nagpur, Dehradun, Patiala, Delhi NCR, Patna, Ernakulum, Pune, Gangtok, Bhilai Nagar, Guwahati, Ranchi, Hyderabad, Roorkee, Hamirpur, Shillong, Imphal, Srinagar, Jammu, Thiruvananthapuram, Jodhpur, Thrissur, Kannur, Truchirappalli, Kohima, Vellore, Kolkata, Visakhapatnam.

FMGE Sample Papers

The FMGE sample papers refer to model question papers. They are also key to this Medical entrance exam preparation. The FMGE sample paper by NBEMS, if any, is official. However, you can also use the FMGE sample question paper by other bodies.

FMGE Previous Year Question Papers

The previous year question papers of FMGE are very important part of preparation. FMGE previous year question papers means the set of question papers that were actually asked in past exams. The FMGE question paper contain exact questions that came in old exams. If you practice FMGE previous year question paper then you can easily know difficulty level and ace the test.

State Medical Council Registration

Once candidates obtain their FMGE pass certificate, they need to apply for registration with the respective State Medical Council (SMC) to practice medicine in a particular state in India. The registration process may involve submitting the required documents, including the FMGE pass certificate, educational certificates, identity proof, and a registration fee. Each state has its own registration guidelines and requirements that candidates must fulfill.

Documents Required

Candidate may kindly note that the following documents may also be asked by NBEMS to be submitted at any time, if any doubt arises during the determination of eligibility of the candidate.

  • Copy of Address Proof (PAN Card/Voter ID/Passport/
  • Driving License/ Aadhar Card).
  • Latest Passport size Photographs
  • Copy of Date of Birth Proof (Certificate of Matriculation).
  • Copy of 10+2 passing certificate.
  • Copy of 10+2 mark sheet.
  • Copy of internship certificate (if done abroad).
  • Copy of fail certificate/ result for Ex-candidates.
  • Proof of Category (SC, ST, OBC etc)
  • Equivalence Certificate: From Association of Indian
  • Universities (for candidates who have done 10+2 abroad).

Career Opportunities

After successfully clearing FMGE and obtaining state medical council registration, foreign medical graduates can explore a wide range of career opportunities in India. They can pursue careers in various domains, such as:

  • Clinical practice in hospitals, clinics, or private setups.
  • Research and academia in medical institutions.
  • Public health organizations and government healthcare agencies.
  • Specialization in different medical fields through postgraduate courses.
  • Medical consulting and advisory roles.
  • International collaborations and medical missions.

Contact Details

Address: Ansari Nagar
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Ring Road, New Delhi, Delhi – 110029

Official Website

The official Website is,

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FMGE Overview

Name of ExamFMGE
Full Form of FMGEForeign Medical Graduate Examination
Organizing BodyNBEMS
Full Form of NBEMSNational Board Of Examinations In Medical Sciences
Type of ExamMedical Entrance Exam
Level of ExamNational
Purpose of ExamThis is a screening test – Any 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 India or any State Medical Council has to compulsorily qualify this exam
Minimum Educational Qualification MBBS
Mode of ExamComputer Based Test
Type of QuestionsMultiple choice questions
Number of Questions300
Marking SchemeThere is no negative marking
Exam Duration150 minute for each part (there are two parts)
FMGE Overview


Is FMGE applicable only for Indian citizens who studied medicine abroad?

No, FMGE is applicable for both Indian citizens and overseas citizens of India (OCI) who have obtained their medical qualifications from recognized foreign institutions.

Can FMGE be attempted multiple times?

Yes, there is no restriction on the number of attempts for FMGE. Candidates can attempt the examination multiple times until they qualify.

Is FMGE the only option for foreign medical graduates to practice medicine in India?

FMGE is one of the options available for foreign medical graduates. They can also choose to pursue a postgraduate medical course in India, subject toavailability and eligibility criteria.

How long is the FMGE pass certificate valid?

The FMGE pass certificate has a validity period of three years from the date of issue. Candidates must complete the state medical council registration process within this validity period.

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