Foreign Medical Graduates Examination

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the authority conducting the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination or FMGE. An assessment exam, FMGE, will evaluate Indian nationals with a medical degree from any country outside India. Implemented since 2002, the entrance examination of FMGE will be mandatory for all Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) in order to be able to practice in India. FMGE is conducted twice a year in the months of June and December. Aspirants qualifying FMGE will be able to obtain a permanent or provisional registration with State Medical Council (SMC) or the Medical Council of India (MCI).

FMGE 2019 Exam Centers

The list of tentative cities where FMGE 2018 shall be conducted is as follows:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chennai
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi/New Delhi 
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Kolkata
  • Kozhikode
  • Lucknow
  • Mohali/Chandigarh
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Noida
  • Patna
  • Pune
  • Ranchi
  • Shillong
  • Srinagar
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Visakhapatnam
At the time of online submission of application, form candidate will be required to choose the city in which he/she wants to take the test. The choice of the city will depend on the availability of the test centers in a particular city and the allotment shall be done on first come first serve basis.
During submission of online application form, the 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 of test center/venue in the chosen city shall be done by NBE.
In case the testing seat is not available in the State in which you prefer to appear in FMGE 2018, you can choose the option OTHERS from the list of States at the time of selection of the State during online submission of application form.
NBE will make all efforts to ensure that the candidate is allotted a testing center in the State of correspondence address of the candidate. In case the testing seat is not available in the concerned State due to logistics, administrative and other reasons, testing center in a nearby State shall be allocated. Such candidates shall be informed about their testing city by 21st November 2018.

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