29 Mar 2021

FMGE (Screening Test) Schedule- 2021

FMGE (Screening Test) Schedule- 2021

The National Board of Examinations shall conduct the next FMGE on 18th June 2021 on a Computer Based Platform at various test centres across the country. 

Please refer to the Information Bulletin at NBE website https://nbe.edu.in (16th April 2021 onwards) for eligibility criteria, fee structure, course curriculum, scheme of examination and other details. 

Application form for FMGE June 2021 session can only be submitted online at https://nbe.edu.in from 16th April 2021 (3 PM onwards) to 6th May 2021 (till 11:55 PM).

What is FMGE ?

FMGE is a Screening Test for Foreign Medical Graduate student to determine their eligibility for licensing purpose, conducted by the National Board of Examinations.
The FMGE-Screening Test has been introduced through Screening Test Regulations 2002. 
As per the regulations, “An 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 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.
As per the current schedule, the Screening Test is conducted by the NBE in June and December every year.

Eligibility for FMGE-

The candidate must meet/fulfill the following criteria: 

1. He / She is a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India. 

2. The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrollment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated. 

3. The result of final examination for the said primary medical qualification should have been declared on or before the cut-off date

4. Candidates must note that it is mandatory for them to submit proof /documentary evidence that clearly establishes that the result of the final examination for such a primary medical qualification was declared on or before the cut-off date.

Required Documents for FMGE-

Candidates are therefore advised to apply forthwith for FMGE only if they possess with them all the documents required to apply for the examination, including the Eligibility Certificate (if applicable) and the Provisional Pass Certificate/Degree Certificate of their Primary Medical Qualification. 

Application Schedule & FMGE Exam Date-

Availability of Information Bulletin 


Online Submission of Applications 

16.04.2021 to 06.05.2021

Correction Window for All Candidates 

9th May 2021 to 11th May 2021  

Final Edit Window to rectify Deficient/Incorrect Images: 

1. Photograph 2. Signatures 
3. Thumb Impression

21st May 2021 to 23rd May 2021   

Issue of Admit Card 

11th June 2021 

Examination Date 

18th June 2021 

Declaration of Result 

by 30.06.2021

Official website


Eligibility Certificate- 

All candidates requiring Eligibility Certificate or requesting for amendment in Eligibility Certificated issued already may apply by 06.00 PM on 30.04.2021.
After the above deadline new applications for Eligibility Certificates will not be accepted till conduct of FMGE on 18.06.2021.

For more info about Eligibility Certificate- Click here

How to Apply for FMGE 2021

To download Information Bulletin- Click here

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