The Foreign Medical Graduate Examination known as FMGE or MCI Screening Test; conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Test is meant for the Indian and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) who are aspirants of practising their medical career in India. All the foreign return medical graduates can obtain a provisional or permanent registration with MCI (Medical Council of India) or State Medical Council (SMC); as per the Screening Test Regulations.
Authentic fact for this exam is that, students who are pursuing MBBS from Bangladesh, MBBS from Russia/MBBS from Ukraine/MBBS from Georgia/MBBS from Kyrgyzstan or from any other country famous for Medical Education from the Top Medical Universities of those respective countries, have to appear & qualify for this MCI screening test for practising their medical career in India. Therefore, passing out MCI Screening test is compulsory for all the foreign return graduates, if they wish to practice their medical career in India.
Facts about FMGE-
You can crack FMGE in first attempt without any coaching. Just refer to the following tips and achieve your target-
Be A Master in your Syllabus- Students having expertise in their subjects or entire syllabus, can easily crack the test. Avoid paying attention to a selective study and pay equal emphasis on all subjects.
Create the checklist for the important topics/subjects- Subjects that are important for FMGE are Physiology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, Anesthesia, Dermatology, Radiology, Medicine, Surgery, GYN & OBS. Search for the topics under these subjects and do the thorough study of it.
Make a proper study schedule accordingly
Practice on the MCQ’s & Mock Tests- Collect a variety of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) on different topics. Also, attempt the Mock tests. It will be a revision activity for you, which will benefit you in the exam.
Abstain referring too many sources- For avoiding huge level of confusion; avoid the data collection from too many sources. Just focus on the limited ones with more information.
We hope that you will attempt the exam with full dedication and come out of it with flying colours!! All the Best!!
Any Indian citizen who has attained the age of 17 years and has passed 10+2 Level from any recognized Council/Board of India or abroad is eligible to study MBBS abroad. She/he must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology as elective subjects and obtained a minimum of 50% in aggregate in PCB combined.
Yes, you can practice in India. In order to be a medical practitioner you will have to register yourself with the State or Indian Medical Council. Also you will have to appear for a screening test. On clearing the screening test you will be eligible for registration as a doctor and will be allowed to practice at par with all other doctors.
Yes, after clearing the screening test & getting yourself registered with the State or Central Council you are eligible for any government appointment.
The vegetables available in a foreign land are very similar to what we get here. All the popular vegetables like Potato, Brinjal, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Beans, Carrots, and Cucumber etc are available. Similarly Egg, Fish, Chicken, Mutton are also in abundance. Indian style Rotis/Chapattis are available in special restaurants but Loaf Bread, Cookies, Pastries, Ice Cream, Canned Juices are available in plenty in all the college canteens & dining halls.
There is a huge ratio of Indian Students studying in foreign medical universities. Apart from Indian students there are lots of students from other countries also.
As per RBI regulations, an Indian student wishing to pursue education abroad can obtain Bank Loan upto 15 Lacks INR. Since the cost of the entire program is well within this amount, the entire program can be funded from Bank Loan.
The medium of Instruction is in ENGLISH. However local Language training classes are offered for the initial 2 years. This is to make the student’s stay comfortable by enabling him to communicate with the locals and with patients during the clinical practice.
Yes, your parents, friends, relatives can visit you. Tourist Invitations can be issued in such matters.
Medical Universities in abroad offer holidays twice in a year. Winter holidays are during January for 15 days and summer holidays are in July and August for two months. Students usually come back to India during summer. You can also choose to stay back in the summer for local sightseeing or to travel to desired places. The decision is all stands up to your wish.
In the beginning, Education Abroad provides complete travel assistance by arranging for all travel formalities. From the Indian airport, students leave in groups for their respective countries to study MBBS in abroad. At the other end, students are received by the university representatives who assist them to travel to the University and settle down in the Hostels.