MCI FMG Exam on December

All About MCI FMG Exam on December 20, 2019!

The MCI Screening Test (Foreign Medical Graduates Examination) December Session is set to take place on December 20, 2019. It’s time you get updated on all the important points about the MCI Exam before you sit for it.

Overview of FMGE

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination, also known as FMGE is being conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) for all Indian and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) who want to practice medicine in India. This is a national level exam which is conducted biannually i.e. in June and December. The application fee of this examination is INR 5,500.  The purpose of FMGE is to test the eligibility of a foreign medical graduate for a provisional or permanent registration from Medical Council of India or State Medical Council. All the applicants who have applied and have successfully registered themselves can download their admit cards from 13th December 2019. Foreign Medical Graduates Examination for the session of December is going to be conducted on 20th December and the result will be declared by 20th January 2020.

Exam Pattern

This is a biannual exam that is conducted in June and December. There are a total of 300 questions in the FMGE tested online in objective format.  The minimum passing score required to be eligible for the provisional registration is 150 marks out of 300. In December 2019, 26 cities of India will host this screening test.  As an ID proof, candidates can carry any of the following documents –

  • PAN card
  • Aadhaar Card
  • Driving License
  • Voter ID
  • Passport

The exam would be in two sessions (to be conducted on the same day) –

  1. Part A – 150 minutes
  2. Part B – 150 minutes

The exam will be conducted in English and there will be no negative marking in this examination. The entire syllabus for the MCI Screening Test is based on the MBBS curriculum. 

FMGE Practice Test 2019

The National Board of Education has already released the practice test papers of FMGE so that candidates can get well acquainted with the exam pattern and score well in the exam. 

Last minute preparation Tips

While preparing for the FMGE, you should go through all of your subjects at least once. During the last minute preparations, you must only study the notes prepared with key points. Dr Madhuja Nath recommends reading the pointers you have made yourself, or from the books that you have bought for this examination. Additionally, she suggests maintaining a daily routine, to avoid stress.


Two most frequently asked questions

  1.    Whether they can scroll through the question paper in the exam?

  2. You can scroll through the question paper but only to a particular section. Changing the section is not allowed.

  3.    Is it allowed to appear in this exam through any computer?

You can only appear in the examination through the computer you have been allotted in the exam center. Revise your syllabus, stay calm, sleep well and stay focused! Keep appearing in mock tests so that you can perform better on you D-Day – 20th December, 2019.  Best wishes to you from the entire team of Rus Education!  

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