FMGE 2017 for Foreign Medical Graduate Examination for Indian Medical Practice

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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 toqualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per
the provisions of section 13 of the Act.”

Availability of Information Bulletin 30th October 2017 - (FMGE December 2017)

Online submission of application 30th October - 27th November 2017 form for FMGE December 2017*
Examination Date 21st December, 2017
Declaration of Results By 21st January 2018

*Online submission of application form for FMGE December-2017 begins on 30th October 2017 from 3:00 PM onwards. Online applications can be accessed and completed till 11:59 PM on 27th November 2017.
NOTE: Candidates are advised to read the Information Bulletin and instructions for online submission of application form carefully before starting online submission of application form and ensure that no mandatory column in the online application form is left blank. In the event of rejection of the application form, no correspondence/request for re-consideration will be entertained.

Registration and submission of application form for appearing in FMGE December 2017 is to be undertaken online at the website
Application forms CANNOT be submitted in offline / printed copy by post.
At the time of online registration candidate will be required to choose the city in which he/she wants to take the test. The choice of city will depend on availability of the test centres in a particular city and the allotment shall be done on first come first serve basis.
During online submission of application form, candidate will be able to see only those cities where testing seats are available. While the city will be chosen by the candidate himself / herself at the time of online submission of application form, allotment f test centre/venue in the chosen city shall be done by NBE.
Candidates will be informed regarding their test venue in the chosen city approximately 4 days before the examination day.
No request for change of examination centre or city shall be entertained.
Applicants should have passed the Primary Medical Qualification i.e. MBBS or Equivalent degree on/before 30th November 2017.

Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents. Unfair means
case shall be registered against the candidate submitting False/Forged documents.
1. Printed copy of Admit card with photo pasted on it. AND
2. 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)

Demo Test: A demo test shall be available for the benefit of candidates to familiarize
themselves with the Computer Based Test format at website . Applicants
will be able to access the Demo test from 1st December 2017 onwards.

Eligibility -
He / She is a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India.
The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated.

Cut-off date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification is on or before 30th November, 2017.

It is mandatory to provide proof/documentary evidence in support of the candidate having passed final examination for such a primary medical qualification/posses the primary medical qualification on or before the cut-off date. In the event of the date of issue of result/proof of primary medical qualification being after the prescribed cut off date, the application form shall be rejected and candidate declared as ineligible.
Candidate seeking provisional or permanent registration shall not have to qualify the Screening Test if he/she holds an Under Graduate medical qualification from Australia/Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and the holder thereof has also been awarded a Post Graduate medical qualification in Australia/Canada/New Zealand/ United Kingdom/United States of America and has been recognized for enrolment as medical practitioner in that country.

Applicants/Candidates may also refer to Screening Test Regulations and Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council of India. The same may be referred to at or obtained from Secretary, Medical Council of India, Sector-8 Pocket-14, Dwarka, New Delhi. Telephone: 25367033, 25367035, Fax: 25367024.

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NEET 2018 examination pattern for understanding

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Scheme of Examination NEET 2018
Allocation of time for the NEET-PG 2018 shall be as follows:
Activities Session on the day of examination 7th Jan 2018 (9:30 AM – 1:00 PM)

Allow Candidates to enter the examination centre
and commence Biometric Registration                                 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Entry closes at Examination Center                                      09:00 AM
Grant access for Candidate Login                                         09:15 AM
Candidates log in to read instructions                                   09:20 AM
Exam Start Time                                                                    09:30 AM
Exam End Time                                                                     01:00 PM

Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents-
• Printed copy of Admit card with their photo pasted on it; AND
• Photocopy of Permanent / Provisional SMC/MCI registration*, to be retained by
the test centre; AND
• Any one of the authorized photo IDs**(must be original, valid and non-expired):
PAN card/Driving license/Voter ID/Passport/ Aadhar Card (with photograph).
“In case, any candidate reports to the test center with e-Aadhaar card with Aadhaar
number printed on it 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”.
*Candidates who have obtained their Primary Medical Qualification outside India and
do not have SMC/MCI registration should bring their original screening test pass
certificate issued on NBE letterhead.
**The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on the
Admit card. If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, candidate
must show the relevant document mentioned at the time of exam (Marriage
Certificate/ Divorce Decree/Legal Name Change Document).

Examination -
NEET-PG shall be a multiple choice questions exam delivered on computer based
platform (CBT).
The examination comprises of 300 Multiple Choices, single correct response
questions in English language only. Time allotted is 3hr 30 min.
Negative marking: There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers.
No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.

Allocation of Marks for each MCQ:

1. Correct Response - 4 marks
2. Incorrect Response - 1 mark shall be deducted
3. Unattempted Question - Zero

Subject-wise distribution of questions

1 ANATOMY   - 15


*The weightage of MCQs in each specialty is indicative and purely provisional.
NBE reserves its rights to alter / modify / amend the same in consultation with MCI /

Important security measures on day of examonation
Candidates will not be allowed to take the following items inside the examination center under any circumstances. All the candidates will be subjected to compulsory frisking before entering the examination center:
(a) Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), notes, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, etc.
(b) Any electronic device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, wrist watch/Health Band, Calculator, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc.
(c) All ornaments like bracelets, Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Necklace with pendants, Badge, Brooch etc.
(d) Other items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap etc.
(e) Any eatable item opened or packed, soft drinks, water bottle etc
(f) Any other item which could be used for unfair means, for hiding communication devices like wireless/Bluetooth device, spy camera etc.

No arrangement will be made at the centres for keeping any articles/items belonging to the candidates. In case any candidate is found in possession of any of the barred items inside the centre, it will be considered as use of unfair means and action will be taken against the candidate in accordance with the relevant provisions. To avoid any hardship candidates are advised not to bring such items
along with them at the test center.

Left thumb prints and photographs of all the candidates will be captured and candidates are requested to cooperate with this essential activity to avoid any cases of impersonation. This is a security feature which will also ensure that only genuine and bonafide candidate appear for the exam and allowed to join an institute for training.

Criteria for merit
i Candidate who has more number of correct responses shall be placed at higher
merit position.
ii. Failing which, aggregate percentage score of all MBBS professional examinations
shall be taken into consideration. Candidate with better percentage will be given a
better meritposition.
Candidates have to mention the grand total of their marks obtained in all the MBBS
professionalexaminations(IstProfessional+IInd Professional+IIIrd Professionalpart1
+ IIIrd Professional part 2) along with aggregate maximum marks of all the professional
exams in the requisite field of the online application form. Only the Pass marks in each
Foreign Medical Graduates i.e. Indian citizens who have obtained their Primary
Medical Qualification outside India are required to mention the marks obtained by
them out of 300 in the Screening Test (FMGE) conducted by National Board of
Candidates are cautioned to enterthe correct and factual marks as the same shall be
used for tie breaking. Any wrong entry in the marks shall be viewed very seriously
and candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled at bare threshold and he/she
will notbe allowed to participate in the counseling foradmission toPGcourses.
iii. Failing which, date of birth of the candidate will be taken into consideration. Older
candidate will be placed at a better merit position.

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