Friday, April 25, 2014

NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS, FMGE Screening Test June 2014 registration

Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road) New Delhi-110029
Candidate Helpline: 1800 00 1700/1800 11 1800 (Toll Free) or 0124-6771700
(Monday to Friday: 0900 Hrs to 1700 Hrs)


FMGE Screening Test June, 2014 registration will open on 23/04/2014 on 9:30 am

Online Registration for FMGE June 2014 23rd April to 21st May 2014
Examination Dates for FMGE 16th & 17th June 2014
Declaration of Results Within Two Weeks

Online applications can be accessed and completed till 23:59 hrs on 21st May 2014.

NOTE: The candidate is advised to read this Information Bulletin carefully before starting online registration.

1.1. The FMGE-Screening Test has been introduced through the Screening Test Regulations 2002. As per the regulations, “An Indian citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with the 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.”

1.2. 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.
1.3 As per the current schedule the Screening Test is conducted by the National Board of Examinations in June and December every year.
The next session of Screening Test shall be held on 16th & 17th June 2014; online registration for the examination must be completed by 21st May 2014 (by 23:59hrs).
1.4. 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.
1.5. Candidates should go through the INFORMATION BULLETIN carefully for eligibility criteria, scheme, and pattern of examination etc before contacting the NBE for any 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
1.6. Incomplete application or applications not in accordance with instructions shall not be considered and are liable to be rejected. The examination fee shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
1.7. 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.
1.8. 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 favour of candidate.
1.9. NBE reserves the right to withdraw permission, if any, granted inadvertently to any candidate who is not eligible to appear in the FMGE even though the admit card/roll number/testing ID has been issued or name/roll number/testing ID is displayed on the website.
1.10.Candidates' eligibility is purely provisional and is subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria as prescribed in this Information Bulletin.
1.11.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.
1.12.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 the National Board of Examinations will be final and binding.
1.13.Requests are not entertained for change in date/ examination centre. Candidates are advised not to canvass for or submit such representations.
1.14.Absentees from the examination shall forfeit their examination fee.
1.15.Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents:
1. Printed copy of Admit card with photo attested by gazetted officer attached AND 2. Any one of the authorized photo IDs** (must be original and non-expired):
• PAN card
• Voter ID
• Passport
• Driving Licence
**The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on your 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.
1.16.Candidates should ensure before applying for the registration that they 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. If it is found at any time that their primary medical qualification is not recognized, the candidature/result shall be cancelled/ deemed to be cancelled.
1.17.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 person claiming themselves to be representative, associates or officiates of the applicant candidate. The following information shall not be revealed by phone or email:
a) Internal documentation /status.
b) Internal Decision making process of National Board of Examinations
c) Any claim /counter claim thereof.
d) Dates & venue of internal meetings or name of the staff/officers dealing.
e) Any information which in the opinion of NBE cannot be revealed.
1.18.Terms & Conditions of the FMGE as mentioned in the English version of information bulletin shall apply.
1.19.The FMGE shall be conducted by NBE at 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.
1.20.A Practice Test is available for the benefit of candidates to familiarize themselves with the Computer Based Test format at website Applicants will be able to access the practice test from June 2014 onwards upon entering their confirmation ID (issued at the end of registration process).
1.21.Candidates kindly note that by registering for the FMGE, they are covered by Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA); as per NDA candidates cannot disclose any question or contents of question paper in part or otherwise with any person or party or website or such other media/publication. Any act in breach of the NDA shall be liable for penal action as per law, kindly note that this is a punishable offence and shall lead to cancellation of candidature at the bare threshold. The candidate is deemed to have read, agreed and accepted the Information Bulletin and the terms and conditions in the information bulletin for FMGE on completing the registration form the candidate.
1.22.Each candidate can register for and appear in FMGE-2014 (June) once only. Any candidate found to register and/or appeared more than once in FMGE-2014 (June) shall be automatically debarred from the exam. His/her candidature cancelled and further action as deemed appropriate by NBE shall be taken.
1.23.Possession/Use of mobile phones/Electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of NBE Examination Centres. Candidates shall be liable for penal action for Possession/ Use of Mobile phones/ Electronic devices.
1.24.The jurisdiction for court cases/disputes shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts at Delhi/New Delhi only.
1.25.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.
1.26.Online registration for FMG Screening test must be completed by 21st May 2014 (23:59 hrs).
1.27.No Queries of the Guardians/Parents will be entertained on telephone with regard to the eligibility and disclosures of results.
1.28.Applicants, for eligibility criteria or any such query, should go through the bulletin carefully
before writing to NBE office.
1.29.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.
1.30.Applicants are required to submit all the requisite annexures with the application form; lack of relevant annexure shall lead to cancellation of application form and the entire fees will be forfeited.
1.31.Applicants should have passed the Primary Medical Qualification i.e. MBBS or Equivalent degree on/before 31st May 2014 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.
1.32.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 duly attested by the Gazetted Officer in India, (showing full details i.e. Name, Designation, office, Government etc.) should also be submitted. Kindly note that the apostile/attestation is to be as per the screening test regulations (amendment) dated June - 2014.

For details regarding Apostilled documents, candidates may refer to the website of Ministry of External Affairs (
1.33.Applicants are advised to fill their postal address correctly.
1.34.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
1.35.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.

The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria:
2.1. He / She is a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India.
2.2. 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.
2.3. Cut-off date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification is on or before 31st May 2014.
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.
2.4. 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.
2.5. 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.

3.1. Amount
FMGE: Rs. 5500/-
The above fee is inclusive of examination fees and information bulletin. Please note that this is a composite fee (as above) inclusive of fees for the examination and information bulletin. Information Bulletin shall also be available at website for information.
3.2. How To Pay :
The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India.
3.3. Candidates remaining absent from the examination will forfeit their examination fee. Candidates are advised to read the rule position carefully and satisfy the terms and conditions for fulfillment of eligibility criteria before proceeding for payment of fees.

Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Test (FMGE)
4.1. The test consists of one paper comprising 300 multiple choice, single correct response questions in English language only, delivered in two parts to be taken in a single day.
4.2. The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computer network as per prescribed scheme.
4.3. Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking.
4.4. Allocation of time for the FMGE shall be as follows:
Candidate Entry Time at Reporting counter 9:00 AM
Reporting Counter Entry Closes 9:30 AM
Check-in Procedure 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (1 Hour)
Test Start Time 10:00 AM
Test End Time 3:20 PM
(including 5 minutes break & 15 minutes tutorial)
4.5. Candidates are advised that (due to security reasons) they shall not be allowed to leave the exam center between 09:00 AM to 03:20 PM
4.6. The screening test is held twice a year in June and December, the exact dates for the Screening Test will be announced on the website before the the respective registration window.
4.7. An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains a minimum of 150 marks out of 300 in the examination.
4.8. Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed at NBE website and office of NBE.
4.9. There are no restrictions on number of attempts that can be availed by an applicant.
However, a candidate cannot test in the same admin window twice.

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