FMGE exam pattern 2021 - The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released FMGE 2021 exam pattern June session through information bulletin on April 16. FMGE exam pattern PDF mentions that only 300 questions were asked from the MBBS curriculum. Knowing FMGE exam pattern is crucial in building a solid exam preparation strategy.
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Through the exam pattern of FMGE 2021 June session, MBBS graduates are familiar with the types of questions, the structure of questions asked during the exam and other details. The FMGE exam pattern 2021 mentions that the exam was conducted in two parts - Part A and B. Each part was of 2 hours and 30 minutes. As per FMGE June exam pattern, for every correct answer, one mark will be awarded. To pass the FMGE exam, candidates need to secure at least 150 marks out of 300.
NBE conducted the FMGE exam on June 18, 2021. FMGE is conducted biannually to get the provisional or permanent registration certificate from the National Medical Commission (NMC) or any State Medical Council (SMCs). FMGE result June session will be declared by June 30, 2021. Read the article on FMGE exam pattern 2021 for more information on types of questions asked and the structure of an online exam and other details.
As per the FMGE 2021 exam pattern, there were 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) which were divided into two parts - Part A and Part B. The FMGE exam time duration of each part was of 150 minutes and there was a scheduled break in between the two parts. The FMGE 2021 was conducted on a single day in two shifts ie., in the morning and evening shift. It is mandatory for aspirants to appear for both papers, as mentioned in the exam pattern of FMGE.
Aspirants seeking more information on marking patterns, the structure of the test, and other details can read the MCI exam pattern for MBBS 2021 article below
FMGE exam pattern
FMGE 2021 (June session) exam date
June 18, 2021
Biannually - June and December
Mode of FMGE exam
Medium of exam
Number of paper
Two-Part A and Part B
Type of questions
300 multiple-choice questions
2 hours 30 minutes for each part
Based on the MBBS curriculum
150 marks out of 300
Aspirants can go through the official FMGE 2021 marking scheme can go through the below-mentioned table.
Official marking scheme of FMGE
1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer
No negative marking
Medical Council of India (MCI) is the competent authority to issue the syllabus of FMGE 2021 for the June session with the approval of the Government of India. The syllabus of FMGE comprises the subjects/knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Regulation which is issued by MCI. The exam pattern of FMGE 2021 June session is yet to release by the conducting authroity which is NBE. In the meantime, interested medical graduates can check the PDF file of previous year FMGE syllabus from the provided link below.
To check FMGE Syllabus (previous year) - Click here
Candidates can go through the detailed subject-wise weightage of the FMGE syllabus 2021 from the table below.
Distribution of marks
Medicine and Allied subjects
(III) Dermatology and STD
General Surgery and Allied subjects
(I) General surgery
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
FMGE Syllabus for Pre-Clinical and Para-Clinical subjectsFMGE Syllabus for Pre & Para Clinical SubjectsInfogram
FMGE Syllabus for Clinical subjectsFMGE Syllabus for Clinical SubjectsInfogram
Time is the important thing to be known by the aspirants who are going to appear for the FMGE 2021 exam. On the day of the screening test, applicants will have to report at the 'reporting counter' at 7:00 AM for Part one and 12:00 PM for the second part of the FMGE exam. The gates at the FMGE exam centre 2021 will close 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the exam as per the NBE guidelines. Candidates who fail to report at the examination centre on time will not be allowed to appear for the FMGE 2021 examination. Aspirants can go through the FMGE exam day time allocation from the table below.
Entry and biometric registration
Entry closes at the exam centre
Grant access for candidate login
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For aspiring candidates of the June session of the screening test, NBE is the responsible authority for conducting the FMGE mock test. The main motive of the authority to conduct the demo test of FMGE 2021 is to guide medical graduates about the body/structure of the exam. It is very beneficial for the applicants to understand the format of the FMGE 2021 exam. The FMGE exam will be conducted in a computer-based exam. The facility of FMGE practice test 2021 will be freely available for all. It is mandatory for registered medical graduates to pay attention to the screen and navigation while taking the practice test of FMGE 2021 as this test is very helpful in understanding the structure of the examination.