SCHEME OF EXAMINATION -Foreign Medical Graduate Screening Test (FMGE)

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.
The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computer network as per prescribed scheme.
3. Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking.
4. Allocation of time for the FMGE shall be as follows:
  Candidate Entry Time at Reporting Counter 09:00 AM 2:15 PM
  Reporting Counter Entry Closes 9:30 AM 2:45 PM
  Check-in Procedure 9:00 to 10:00 AM 2:15 to 3:15 PM
  Test Start Time* 10:00 AM 3:15 PM
  Test End Time 12:45 PM 5:45 PM

* including 15 minutes tutorial.

Note: FMGE is divided into two parts of 150 questions each with time allocation of 150 minutes for each part. There is a scheduled break between the two parts.

Candidates are required to report at the ‘Reporting Counter’ at 9:00 AM for Part One and 2:15 PM for Part Two (one hour prior to the start time). The reporting counter will close 30 minutes prior to the test start time. Candidate who fails to report to the reporting counter by the stipulated time as indicated above shall not be allowed to test.

5. 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 respective registration window.
6. An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains a minimum of 150 marks out of 300 in the examination.
7. Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed on NBE website and at NBE office.
8. There are no restrictions on number of attempts that can be availed by an applicant.