Registrations for the 2015 December Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) have started. The exam is computer based and is delivered by online exam provider Prometric. Candidates will have to register through Prometric for this exam. Conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE), India, FMGE is a qualifying exam for those Indian citizens who have a medical degree equivalent to an MBBS from a foreign university and want to practice as a doctor in India; the exception to this being students with medical degrees from universities in Canada/New Zealand/ Australia/United Kingdom/United States of America. The other mandatory eligibility criterion is that the candidate must have a year of internship at an Indian Hospital related to a medical college.
The exam would be a computer based test. It will comprise of 2 papers, each of 150 marks and the minimum qualifying score would be 50% i.e. 150 out of 300. The first paper will be related to Pre & Para Clinical subjects like Anatomy, Biochemistry, Pathology etc whereas the second paper will be based on clinical subjects like Pediatrics, General Surgery etc. FMGE allows students to take online practice exam in order to acquaint them with the exam pattern and to provide prior hands on deck experience.
Candidates can register for this exam through Prometric which is the official exam partner for FMGE. Prometric ensures that all the measures are in place so that the candidates have a hassle free competitive experience. We employ biometric verification methods to maintain candidate identity. This leaves no chance for the candidates to cheat in the exam.