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FMGE Screening Test 2018

NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS
Screening Test for Indian Nationals
with
Foreign Medical Qualifications December-2018
FMGE Screening Test
The FMGE-Screening Test has been introduced through Screening Test Regulations 2002. As per the regulations, “An Indian citizen/Overseas citizen of India possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after 15.03.2002 shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section 13 of the Act.

Important Dates

Availability of Information Bulletin 16th October 2018
Online submission of application form 16th October - 6th November 2018
Examination Date 14th December 2018
Declaration of Results By 15th January 2019
Instructions:
Online submission of application form begins on 16th October 2018 from 07:00 PM onwards. Online applications can be accessed and completed till 11:55 PM on 6th November 2018.

NOTE: Candidates are advised to read the Information Bulletin and instructions for online submission of application form carefully before starting online submission of application form and ensure that no mandatory column in the online application form is left blank. In the event of rejection of the application form, no correspondence/request for re-consideration will be entertained.

Candidates may note that deficiency, if any, in the application form shall be communicated to them within 15 days of the close of the registration window. Candidate will be given one week time thereafter to rectify the deficiency and provide supporting documents if so required.

Admit cards to provisionally eligible candidates will be issued on 6th December 2018. Applicants candidate will be able to download them from the website using their login ID and Password.
The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria:
  • He / She is a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India.
  • The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated.
  • Cut-off date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification is on or before 30th November 2018.

    It is mandatory to provide proof/documentary evidence in support of the candidate having passed final examination for such a primary medical qualification/posses the primary medical qualification on or before the cut-off date. In the event of the date of issue of result/proof of primary medical qualification being after the prescribed cut-off date, the application form shall be rejected and candidate declared as ineligible.
  • Candidate seeking provisional or permanent registration shall not have to qualify the Screening Test if he/she holds an Under Graduate medical qualification from Australia/Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and the holder thereof has also been awarded a Post Graduate medical qualification in Australia/Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and has been recognized for enrolment as medical practitioner in that country.
  • Applicants/Candidates may also refer to Screening Test Regulations and Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council of India. The same may be referred to at www.mciindia.org
    or obtained from
    Secretary, Medical Council of India,
    Sector-8 Pocket-14, Dwarka, New Delhi.
    Telephone: 25367033, 25367035
    Fax: 25367024.
  • Amount
    FMGE: Rs. 5500/-
    The above fee is inclusive of examination fees and information bulletin. Please note that this is a composite fee (as above) inclusive of fees for the examination and information bulletin. Information Bulletin shall also be available at website for reference.
  • How to pay
    The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks of India or through Net Banking.
  • Candidates remaining absent from the examination will forfeit their examination fee. Candidates are advised to read the rule position carefully and satisfy the terms and conditions for fulfillment of eligibility criteria before proceeding for payment of fees.
  • FEES SHALL NEITHER BE REFUNDED NOR CARRIED FORWARD IF THE APPLICATION FOR FMGE IS REJECTED/CANDIDATURE IS FOUND TO BE INELIGIBLE
  • Applicants may kindly note that appearance in FMGE does not confer any automatic rights to secure provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council. The provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council is subject to fulfilling the criteria as per the Indian Medical Council Act.
  • As per the current schedule the Screening Test is conducted by the National Board of Examinations in June and December every year.
  • The next session of Screening Test shall be held on 14th December 2018; online submission of application form for the examination must be completed by 6th November 2018 (by 11:55 P.M.).
  • Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated information shall not be considered and candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future examinations conducted by NBE or Other Institutions.
  • Candidates should go through the INFORMATION BULLETIN carefully for eligibility criteria, scheme, and pattern of examination etc. before contacting NBE for any related queries. Queries pertaining to eligibility and other issues shall only be entertained if the information requested is not given in this bulletin or the website www.nbe.edu.in.
  • Incomplete application or applications not in accordance with the prescribed instructions shall not be considered and are liable to be rejected. The examination fee shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Fee shall neither be carried forward to a future date nor refunded under any circumstances. Online applications and/or their acknowledgment of submission received after the due date shall not be entertained and exam fee shall not be returned in such cases. Application once submitted cannot be withdrawn.
  • NBE reserves its right to withdraw permission, if any, granted inadvertently to any candidate who is not eligible to appear in FMGE even though the admit card/roll number/testing ID has been issued or name/roll number/testing ID is displayed on the website.

    Please Note that:
    Online submission of application form of FMGE does not confirm your eligibility for FMGE. You are required to submit the prescribed documents to NBE through email at fmge.cc@natboard.edu.in latest by 15th November 2018 failing which your candidature for FMGE shall stand cancelled and candidate will not be allowed to appear in the test. Fulfillment of the eligibility criteria is essential requirement for any candidate to appear in the test.

    Candidates who have appeared in Foreign Medical Graduate Examination in the past and have been declared unsuccessful and have already submitted their scanned documents to NBE at e-mail ID :fmge.cc@natboard.edu.in are not required to submit their scanned documents again. Such a candidate will be required to mention his/her roll no. issued in the last FMGE in which he/she has appeared.
  • Candidate’s eligibility is purely provisional and is subject to the fulfillment of eligibility criteria as prescribed in this Information Bulletin.
  • The existing schedule, pattern, policy and guidelines are for ready reference only but in no way they are or are ought to be treated as representative or acknowledgment of fact that NBE is bound to follow the same in future.
  • In case of any ambiguity in interpretation of any of the instructions/ terms/rules/criteria regarding the determination of eligibility/conduct of examinations/registration of candidates/information contained herein, the interpretation of National Board of Examinations will be final and binding.
  • Requests for change of testing centre/city shall not be entertained. Candidates are advised not to canvass for such representation.
  • Absentees from the examination shall forfeit their examination fee.
  • Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents. Unfair means case shall be registered against the candidate submitting False/Forged documents.
    • Printed copy of Admit card with photo pasted on it. AND
    • Any one of the authorized photo IDs** (must be original and valid/non-expired):
      • PAN card
      • Voter ID
      • Passport
      • Driving License
      • Aadhar Card (with Photograph)
      “In case, any candidate reports to the test center with e-Aadhaar card with Aadhar number printed on it as proof of identity, the e-Aadhaar card should be a good quality colour print out with clearly visible photograph. The photograph should not have kinks, scratches and stains, and should definitely match with the candidate presenting the e-Aadhaar card. Decision of NBE in this regard shall be final”.

      **The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on the Admit card. If name has been changed due to events such as marriage, candidate must show the relevant document mentioned at the time of test (Marriage Certificate/Divorcee Decree/ Legal Name Change Document).
    The examination test centre staff on duty is authorized to verify the identity of candidates and may take steps to verify and record the identity of candidates. Candidates are required to extend requisite cooperation.
  • Candidates should ensure before online submission of application form that they possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by the concerned Indian Embassy,to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated. If it is found at any point of time that their primary medical qualification is not recognized, the candidature/result shall be cancelled/deemed to be cancelled.
  • All the correspondence should preferably be addressed by e-mail. The e-mail query shall be addressed only if it is not anonymous and contains the name, postal address and contact telephone number of the sender. An e-mail containing vague or general queries that are contained in the Information Bulletin shall not be entertained. Queries shall not be entertained from persons claiming themselves to be representative/associates or officiates of the applicant candidate.
  • FMGE shall be conducted by NBE at various exam centres engaged for the purpose. Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the route and location of the exam centre.
  • As per Non-Disclosure Agreement FMGE is a proprietary examination and is conducted only by National Board of Examinations. The contents of this exam are confidential, proprietary and are owned by National Board of Examinations. NBE explicitly prohibits the candidate from publishing, reproducing or transmitting any or some contents of this exam, in whole or in part, in any form or by any means verbal or written, electronic or mechanical or for any purpose. No content of this exam must be shared with friends, acquaintances or third parties including sharing through online means or via social media. Social media includes but not limited to SMS, Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Hangouts, Blogs etc using either one’s own account or proxy account (s). Violation of any act or breach of the same shall be liable for penal action and cancellation of the candidature at the bare threshold.
  • Possession/Use of mobile phones/Electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of NBE test Centres. Candidates shall be liable for penal action for Possession/Use of Mobile phones/Electronic devices.
  • Instructions in the booklet are liable to change based on decisions taken by the Government/Medical Council/Competent Authority/Court decisions from time to time. Applicants are required to refer to the latest bulletin or corrigendum that may be issued to incorporate these changes. Refer NBE website http://www.nbe.edu.in for latest updates or corrigendum.
  • Online submission of application form for FMG Screening test must be completed by 31st October 2018 (11:55 P.M.).
  • No Queries of the Guardians/Parents will be entertained on telephone with regard to the eligibility and disclosure of the results.
  • Applicants should go through the information bulletin carefully before writing to NBE for any query.
  • Submission of incomplete online application or applications not in accordance with instructions will not be considered and the candidates will be declared ineligible. In such cases, the entire fees will be forfeited. Applications of applicants producing false or fabricated records will not be considered and such applicants will be further debarred from appearing in the future examinations of NBE. Action as deemed appropriate by NBE will be taken if false or fabricated records/information is submitted or any unfair means are used.
  • Applicants are required to submit all the requisite annexures to NBE with the copy of acknowledgment e-mail received after successful online submission of application form; lack of relevant annexure shall lead to cancellation of application form and the entire fees will be forfeited.
  • Applicants should have passed the Primary Medical Qualification i.e. MBBS or Equivalent degree on/before 30th November 2018 and must submit proof of passing the same. In absence of Proof of Passing primary medical qualification on/before the cutoff date, the application shall be treated as incomplete and fees will be forfeited and candidature shall be cancelled.
  • The foreign medical degrees should be attested either by the Embassy of India or should be Apostilled by the appropriate authority of the foreign country. Copy of the same should also be submitted. Kindly note that the apostilled/attestation is to be as per the screening test regulations (amendment) dated 25th June 2015. For details regarding Apostilled documents, candidates may refer to the website of Ministry of External Affairs (www.meaindia.nic.in).
  • Applicants are advised to fill their mobile/phone number, postal and email address correctly.
  • Fees once paid will neither be carried forward to a future date nor be refunded under any circumstances. Fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or through Net Banking.
  • Applications of applicants producing false or fabricated records will not be considered and such applicants will be further debarred from appearing in the future examinations of NBE. Action as deemed appropriate by NBE will be taken if false or fabricated records/information is submitted or any unfair means are used.
  • Notifications, regulations etc. issued by Government of India/ Medical Council of India may be referred for eligibility criteria, pattern, schedule of exam.
  • Demo Test: A demo test shall be available for the benefit of candidates to familiarize themselves with the Computer Based Test format at website www.nbe.edu.in. Applicants will be able to access the Demo test from 1st December 2018 onwards.
  • The jurisdiction for court cases/disputes shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts at Delhi/New Delhi only.

Contact

  • Please make use of the information in this information bulletin & website (www.nbe.edu.in) to guide you through the entire process and help to answer most of your queries.
  • In case you are still facing issues, then NBE Candidate Care Support is available by phone and email.
  • Phone support will be available during these times:
    • 16th October 2018 –15th January 2019 : 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM from Monday to Saturday
    • 14th December 2018 (Examination day) 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
    • NBE Candidate Care will be closed on Sunday & Gazetted holidays.
  • CONTACT NBE (for exam related queries)
    Helpline Number 18002667075/1800111700 (Toll Free)
    Email nbeexamhelpdesk@gmail.com
    Official Website www.nbe.edu.in
  • Important websites:
    • National Board of Examinations: www.natboard.edu.in
    • Medical Council of India: www.mciindia.org
Source: nbe.edu.in

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