Medical Council of India Screening Test, also known as Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE), is a licensure examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in India. The test is one of the mandatory requirements for an Indian citizen who has a medical degree from a college outside India, to practice medicine in the country.
. An Indian citizen possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desires of getting provisional or permanent registration with the medical council of India or any state medical council on or after 15.3.2002 shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as for the provisions of section (13) of the act.
• The test is conducted in English language
There will be 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQ) of single response type in the paper (Divided in two sittings of 150 questions each).
There is NO negative marking
An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains a minimum of 50% of marks in the examination.
Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed at the website and office of NBE. There is no provision for declaration of marks obtained or reevaluation / retotalling.
• There are no restrictions on number of attempts that can be availed by an applicant
Applicants are required to submit attested (self attested and by Gazette Officer) copies
Proof of Date of Birth Translated copies (in English / Hindi) to be furnished if the certificates are in language other than English / Hindi
United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) is a multi-part professional exam sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME). Physicians with an M.D. degree are required to pass this examination before being permitted to practice medicine in the United States of America;