FMGE 2022: What is Foreign Medical Graduates Exam?

About to appear for FMGE 2022? Then know everything about the examination.

Foreign medical graduate examination (FMGE) and this exam are some of the most important exams doctors give who have completed their MBBS degrees in India. FMGE is mainly known as MCI.

FMGE or Medical Council of India (MCI) is the examination given by the students of India after completing their MBBS from other countries. The examination incorporated countries like Russia, China, the Philippines, Nepal, Bangladesh, and other foreign countries. Once they have completed their MBBS degree from these countries, they have to come back and give MCI examination.

FMGE is mostly known as MCI
MBBS from other Countries

What is the Eligibility for Foreign Medical Graduates Examination?

If the student cannot clear the MCI exam, he or she will not be eligible to practice in India. It is an essential requirement that a doctor needs to fulfill who has completed his MBBS from other countries. To practice in India, they have to give this examination to get their license from the FMGE. The national board of examination NBE in India is responsible for taking this exam for all the students who have completed their MBBS from other countries.

Once the student has completed his MCA examinations, he or she needs to do one year of internship in India in any hospital recognized by the government. After completing their internship, they will get their permanent license from the FMGE. Well now the MCI examination is been replaced by NMC, which is known as National Medical Commission.

The candidate who appeared for the MCI / FMGE 2022 exam will not be allowed to check the paper after the marks are allotted to them. So, whatever the marks a student has received are the final marks given by the MCI. If the student wishes to pursue MD / MS / DNB or diploma, the student also has to appear for the exam NEET – PG. The student can appear for this exam during their internship duration also in. 

In the year 2022, FMGE and NEET – PG are going to be merged and replaced by NEXT which is National Exit Test. This will be a common exam for MBBS students of India and foreign medical graduates.

Important Dates and Events for the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination

FMGE exam is taken twice a year, and the mood of taking this exam is online. Well, the students have to appear for part A and part B. The duration of each part of the exam will be 150 minutes. There is no restrictions number of attempts for this exam. Now let’s come down to the important dates for the upcoming duration of the examination 2022 FMGE.

EventsImportant Dates 2022
The registration and application process beginsApril 2022 (Tentative)
Last date to register and submit the application May 2022 (Tentative)
Correction window for applications May 2022 (Tentative)
Admit card May 2022 (Tentative)
Exam day4 June 2022
Announcement of result July 2022 (Tentative)
Release of scorecardAugust 2022 (Tentative)
EventsImportant Dates 2021
The registration and application process begins14 October 2021
Last date to register and submit the application3 November 2021
Correction window for applications24 to 26 November 2021
Admit card6 December 2021
Exam day12 December 2021
Announcement of result31 December 2021
Release of scorecard1st week of January 2022

Exam Centres for FMGE 2022


Exam Day Guidelines for FMGE 2022

  • The candidate should reach 30 minutes before the examination center, to make sure that all the documents have been verified before entering the examination hall. 
  • The candidate must carry the admit card which is been sent to the candidate via email. 
  • The candidate has to carry an original document proof to verify him or her. The documents which will be considered for the verification are Pan Card / Driving License / Voting ID / Passport / Aadhaar Card.

These are the most important documents and the three most important things that every student should know.

Activity for FMGE 2022Part APart B
Entry to the exam hall begins07:00 am12:00 pm
Last entry into the exam hall 08:30 am01:30 pm
The candidate is provided with the login access08:45 am01:45 pm
The candidate can log in to the test and proceed to read the exam instructions08:50 am01:50 pm
Exam begins09:00 am02:00 pm
Exam ends11:30 am04:30 pm

Guidelines for Examination Center

Once the candidate has reached the Centre, they had to go through some security processes. Well, in this pandemic, the most crucial factor when it comes to taking the examination is social distancing and sanitization. 

  • The candidates have to go through a metal detector, once they reach the examination center and use to be a biometric verification also which is done with the help of their Aadhaar card but due to the pandemic this year, it will be canceled.
  • Candidates also have to do a few extra things which were not added in the last exams like the candidate has to wear a face mask all the time, the candidate has to wear gloves, a water bottle with a transparent from in and out, personal hand sanitizer, and exam-related documents should be kept in front of them with the admit card.
  • There are other things which you should make sure that you don’t carry with you in the examination hall. That candidate cannot carry any stationery items like a book pen/pencil/rubber or anything related to it. The candid cannot carry any electronic device like Mobile / Bluetooth / Earphone / Microphone / SmartWatch. The candle cannot have any beverages/water bottles that are covered. 
  • The center is not responsible for any of the belongings to be misplaced by the candidate like Wallet / Handbag / Belt etc.

List of Medical Exams in India

Anyone wishing to develop a career in the medical sector in various departments of the medical then there are different examinations taken by other institutes. Let’s see what those exams are:

CMSE- Combined Medical Services Exam
CUCET – Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test
RPVT – Rajasthan Pre Veterinary Test
INI CET – Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test
AIAPGET – All India AYUSH Post Graduate Entrance Test
Indian Army BSc Nursing Examination
NEET SS – National Eligibility cum Test Super Specially
NEET – National Eligibility cum Test Examination
AIIMS Nursing – All India Institute of Medical Sciences Nursing Examination
DNB PDCET – Diploma National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test
NEET MDS – National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MDS Examination
NEET PG – National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate Examination
PGIMER – Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Examination
AIIMS PG – All India Institute of Medical Sciences Post Graduate Examination
JIMER PG – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Graduate entrance test
AIIMS MBBS – All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS Entrance test

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