Foreign Medical Graduate Examination
Foreign Medical Graduate Examination

FMGE Exam 2024: Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern, and Syllabus

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) has postponed the FMGE June 2024 session exam. The new exam date is on July 6, 2024. Candidates can download the exam schedule from the official website.
FMGE Exam 2024

FMGE Exam 2024

FMGE Exam 2024: Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) is a screening test for Indian citizens who hold a medical qualification from abroad and plan to practise medicine in India. Medical Graduates aspiring to get provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council can appear for the FMGE exam. FMGE exam is conducted by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) twice a year. 

Latest Updates:

  • FMGE exam for June 2024 session has been postponed to be held on July 6, 2024. 
  • FMGE application process for July exam has been started on the official website,
  • The last date to apply is May 20,2024.
  • The FMGE admit card will be made available on the official NBE website on July 1, 2024.

In order to appear for the examination, candidates are required to fill the FMGE application form. Only the candidates who register for the FMGE exam will be eligible to download their FMGE admit card. The admit card can be downloaded from the official website of the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS). The FMGE admit card and a valid photo identity proof issued by the government are the two compulsory documents required for entry to the examination centre.  

The result for FMGE exam is declared at the official website for NBEMS. Candidates can download the FMGE result by using their login credentials. 

FMGE Exam 2024

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE), a licensure exam, is conducted for candidates who hold medical degrees from another country and are aspiring to practise medicine in India. Medical graduates with a medical qualification from a foreign country must clear the FMGE exam to register themselves with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council.

The FMGE exam is a Computer-Based Test (CBT) consisting of 300 objective-type (multiple-choice) questions. There are no marks deducted for incorrect responses in FMGE exam. Candidates need to score a minimum of 150 marks out of 300 marks to clear the exam. FMGE is a qualifying examination and candidates who have qualified the exam cannot take the exam again. 

FMGE Exam 2024: Important Dates

Exam Particulars

Exam Dates

Submission of Online Application Form

April 29, 2024 to May 20, 2024

Application Correction Window

May 24, 2024 to May 28, 2024

Final Correction Window (for rectifying incorrect images)

June 7, 2024 to June 10, 2024

Last Date to Rectify Uploaded Documents

June 14, 2024

Admit Card Release Date

July 1, 2024

Exam Date

July 6, 2024

Result Declaration Date

By August 6, 2024

FMGE Exam 2024: Important Highlights

Exam Particulars 

Exam Details

Exam Name

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination

Exam Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS)


Twice a year


Computer-Based Test (CBT)

Exam Application Fee

INR 6195

Exam Duration

  • Part 1: 150 Minutes
  • Part 2: 150 Minutes

Total Number of Questions


Total Marks


Passing Marks


Marking Scheme

  • 1 Mark for Correct Answer
  • No Negative Marking for Incorrect Answer

FMGE Eligibility 2024 

Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the FMGE exam 2024 given below :

  • Candidates should be Indian Citizen or Overseas Citizen of India. 
  • Candidate needs to hold a primary medical qualification that has been confirmed by the respective Indian Embassy. 
  • The result of the primary medical qualification should have been declared on or before April 30, 2024. 

FMGE Application Form 2024 

Filling the FMGE application form is the first step towards appearing for the FMGE examination. Candidates can check the steps to fill out the online application form given below : 

  • Step 1: (New User Registration): Create your online profile to generate a User ID and Password
  • Step 2: (Applicant Login): Login as an applicant using the User ID and Password and use the ‘go to application’ link
  • Step 3: Fill all the required fields in the application form
  • Step 4: Make any necessary corrections once the preview of the application form is displayed
  • Step 5: Submit the application form and pay the application fee

FMGE Application Fee 2024

Examination Fee

GST @ 18%

Total Application Fee

INR 5250

INR 945

INR 6195

FMGE Admit Card 2024 

FMGE Admit Card will be issued to eligible candidates after they have registered for the exam. Candidates will be notified through SMS/Email and official website notice regarding the release of admit cards on the NBEMS website. The admit card will not be sent by post or email. It is mandatory for candidates to carry the admit card and a valid photo identification proof to the test centre. 

Candidates need to download the FMGE admit card from the NBEMS official website and affix their latest passport-size photograph (not more than 3 months old) in the space provided on the admit card. Candidates need to check the details printed on the admit card carefully and ensure the accuracy of the information given on admit card. 

FMGE Exam Pattern 2024

  • The FMGE exam is a Computer-Based Test (CBT).
  • The exam consists of 300 multiple-choice questions. 
  • There are 4 response options given for each question in English language only.
  • Candidates need to select one correct response from the 4 options given.
  • The exam is delivered in two parts with each part consisting of 150 questions to be attempted in 150 minutes. 
  • There is no negative marking in the exam.

FMGE Results 2024

The FMGE result 2024 will be out by August 6, 2024 on the official website of NBEMS. Candidates can download the scorecard from the official website using their login credentials. In case of any discrepancy found in the scorecard, candidates should report it to the authorities immediately.

Candidates can check their individual score card through applicant login. Examinees need to follow the steps given below to check their FMGE score card : 

Step 1: Candidates have to go to the NBEMS official website

Step 2: Click on the ‘FMGE’ link

Step 3: Through Applicant Login, sign in with User ID and Password 

Step 4: Candidates can view and download the FMGE score card 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who conducts the FMGE exam?

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) conducts the FMGE exam.

When will FMGE exam be held?

FMGE exam will be held on July 6, 2024.

What is the mode of the FMGE exam?

The FMGE exam is a Computer-Based Test(CBT). 

What is the type of questions in the FMGE exam?

FMGE exam consists of objective type multiple choice-based questions.

What is the duration of the FMGE exam?

The FMGE exam is delivered in two parts, where each part is allotted with a duration of 150 minutes. 


What is the full form of FMGE?

FMGE stands for Foreign Medical Graduate Examination.

How much is the FMGE application fee?

The FMGE application fee is Rs. 6195. The fee is required to be paid along with the application form.

When will the FMGE admit card release?

The FMGE admit card is going to be released on July 1, 2024.

How many times is FMGE conducted in one year?

FMGE exam takes place twice in one year. 

How many questions will be asked in FMGE exam?

The FMGE exam carries 300 multiple choice questions in the paper.

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