Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Test
FMGE - JUNE 2017

राष्ट्रीय परीक्षा बोर्ड


Applicants may kindly note that appearance in FMGE does not confer any automatic rights to secure provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council. The provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council is subject to fulfilling the criteria as per the Indian Medical Council Act.
As per the current schedule the Screening Test is conducted by National Board of Examinations in June and December every year.
The next session of Screening Test shall be held on 12th June & 13th June, 2017 online registration for the examination must be completed by 13th May, 2017 (by 23:59hrs).
Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated information shall not be considered and candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future examinations conducted by NBE or Other Institutions.
Candidates should go through the INFORMATION BULLETIN carefully for eligibility criteria, scheme, and pattern of examination etc. before contacting NBE for any related queries. Queries pertaining to eligibility and other issues shall only be entertained if the information requested is not given in this bulletin or the website
Incomplete application or applications not in accordance with the prescribed instructions shall not be considered and are liable to be rejected. The examination fee shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
Fee shall neither be carried forward to a future date nor refunded under any circumstances. Online applications and/or their acknowledgment of submission received after the due date shall not be entertained and exam fee shall not be returned in such cases. Application once submitted cannot be withdrawn.
Instructions in the information-bulletin are liable to changes based on decisions taken by the NBE / MCI from time to time. There is no equity or any rights that are /or deemed to be arising in favor of the candidate.
NBE reserves its right to withdraw permission, if any, granted inadvertently to any candidate who is not eligible to appear in FMGE even though the admit card/roll number/testing ID has been issued or name/roll number/testing ID is displayed on the website.
Please Note that:

Issuance of admit card only confirms your successful registration for FMGE. It does not confirm your eligibility for FMGE. You are required to submit the prescribed documents to NBE through email at latest by 5th June, 2017 failing which your candidature for FMGE including the admit card shall stand cancelled and candidate will not be allowed to appear in the test. Fulfillment of the eligibility criteria is essential requirement for any candidate to appear in the test. Issuance of admit card does not confer any automatic right to the candidate to appear in the test or declaration of result or registration with SMC/MCI. The admit Card shall be treated as null & void incase the candidate does not fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed as per Para-2 of this Information Bulletin.

Candidates' eligibility is purely provisional and is subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria as prescribed in this Information Bulletin.
The existing schedule, pattern, policy and guidelines are for ready reference only but in no way they are or are ought to be treated as representative or acknowledgment of fact that NBE is bound to follow the same in future.
In case of any ambiguity in interpretation of any of the instructions/ terms/rules/criteria regarding the determination of eligibility/conduct of examinations/ registration of candidates/information contained herein, the interpretation of National Board of Examinations will be final and binding.
Requests regarding the change in date / examination centre will not be entertained under any circumstances. Candidates are advised not to canvass for or submit such representations.
Absentees from the examination shall forfeit their examination fee.
Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents. Unfair means case shall be registered against the candidate submitting False/Forged documents.
  • Printed copy of Admit card with photo pasted on it. AND
  • Any one of the authorized photo IDs** (must be original and valid/ non-expired):
    • PAN card
    • Voter ID
    • Passport
    • Driving License
    • Aadhaar Card (with Photograph)

In case, any candidate reports to the test center with e-Aadhaar card as proof of identity, the e-Aadhaar card should be a good quality colour print out with clearly visible photograph. The photograph should not have kinks, scratches and stains, and should definitely match with the candidate presenting the e-Aadhaar card. Decision of NBE in this regard shall be final.

**The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on the Admit card. If name has been changed due to events such as marriage, candidate must show the relevant document mentioned at the time of test (Marriage Certificate/Divorcee Decree/Legal Name Change Document).

The examination test centre staff on duty is authorized to verify the identity of candidates and may take steps to verify and record the identity of candidates. Candidates are required to extend requisite cooperation.


Candidates should ensure before applying for the registration that they possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the concerned Indian Embassy, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated. If it is found at any point of time that their primary medical qualification is not recognized, the candidature/result shall be cancelled/ deemed to be cancelled.


All the correspondence should preferably be addressed by e-mail. The e-mail query shall be addressed only if it is not anonymous and contains the name, postal address and contact telephone number of the sender. An e-mail containing vague or general queries that are contained in the Information Bulletin shall not be entertained. Queries shall not be entertained from persons claiming themselves to be a representative/associates or officiates of the applicant candidate. The following information shall not be revealed on phone or by email:

  • Internal documentation /status.
  • Internal Decision making process of National Board of Examinations
  • Any claim /counter claim thereof.
  • Dates & venue of internal meetings or name of the staff/officers dealing.
  • Any information, which in the view of NBE cannot be revealed.

In any case of any dispute of interpretation in bilingual version, English version of the bulletin shall be applied and followed.

FMGE shall be conducted by NBE at various exam centres engaged for the purpose. Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the route and location of the exam centre; location maps for all test centres are available on the website.
A Demo Exam is available for the benefit of candidates to familiarize themselves with the Computer Based Test format on website Applicants will be able to access the Demo Test from May, 2017 onwards upon entering their testing ID (issued upon successful completion of the registration& scheduling process).
As per Non-Disclosure Agreement, FMGE is a proprietary examination and is conducted only by National Board of Examinations. The contents of this exam are confidential, proprietary and are owned by National Board of Examinations. NBE explicitly prohibits the candidate from publishing, reproducing or transmitting any or some contents of this exam, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means verbal or written, electronic or mechanical or for any purpose. No content of this exam must be shared with friends, acquaintances or third parties including sharing through online means or via social media. Social media includes but not limited to SMS, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Hangouts, Blogs etc using either one’s own account or proxy account(s). Violation of any act or breach of the same shall be liable for penal action and cancellation of the candidature at the bare threshold.
Possession/Use of mobile phones/Electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of NBE test Centres. Candidates shall be liable for penal action for Possession/ Use of Mobile phones/ Electronic devices.
The jurisdiction for court cases/disputes shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts at Delhi/New Delhi only.
Instructions in the booklet are liable to change based on decisions taken by the Government / Medical Council / Competent Authority / Court decisions from time to time. Applicants are required to refer to the latest bulletin or corrigendum that may be issued to incorporate these changes. Refer NBE website for latest updates or corrigendum.
Online registration for FMG Screening test must be completed by 13th May, 2017 (23:59 hrs).
No Queries of the Guardians/Parents will be entertained on telephone with regard to the eligibility and disclosures of the results.
Applicants, for eligibility criteria or any such query, should go through the bulletin carefully before writing to NBE office.
Submission of incomplete online application or applications not in accordance with instructions will not be considered and the candidates will be declared ineligible. In such cases, the entire fees will be forfeited.
Applicants are required to submit all the requisite annexures with the copy of acknowledgment e-mail received after successful online registration; lack of relevant annexure shall lead to cancellation of application form and the entire fees will be forfeited.
Applicants should have passed the Primary Medical Qualification i.e. MBBS or Equivalent degree on/before 31st May, 2017 and must submit proof of passing the same. In absence of Proof of Passing primary medical qualification on/before the cut off date, the application shall be treated as incomplete and fees will be forfeited and candidature shall be cancelled.
The foreign medical degrees should be attested either by the Embassy of India or should be Apostilled by the appropriate authority of the foreign country. Copy of the same should also be submitted. Kindly note that the apostile/attestation is to be as per the screening test regulations (amendment) dated 25th June - 2015. For details regarding Apostilled documents, candidates may refer to the website of Ministry of External Affairs (
Applicants are advised to fill their mobile/phone number, postal and email address correctly.
Fees once paid will neither be carried forward to a future date nor be refunded under any circumstances. Fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or through Net Banking.
Applications of applicants producing false or fabricated records will not be considered and such applicants will be further debarred from appearing in the future examinations of NBE. Action as deemed appropriate by NBE will be taken if false or fabricated records/ information is submitted or any unfair means are used.
Notifications, regulations etc. issued by Government of India, Medical Council of India may be referred for eligibility criteria, pattern, schedule of exam.
There is no provision for re-totaling/re-evaluation.