October 16, 2016



Medical Council of India Screening Test, also known as Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE), is a licensure examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in India.

The test is one of the mandatory requirements for an Indian citizen who has a medical degree from a college outside India to practice medicine in the country.(teaching hospital). The screening test was introduced in 2002 as a qualifying examination for Indian students obtaining their medical degrees from countries other than India, such as countries belonging to the former. Soviet Union, Eastern European countries, China, Nepal, Philippines, and Caribbean countries. Indian doctors holding basic medical degrees from any country have to take the MCI screening test The Medical School should have been listed in the WHO international directory of Medical Schools.


1. Result – (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates shall be displayed on NBE website and at NBE Office notice board.
An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains a minimum of 150 marks out of 300 in the examination
3. The scheme regarding delivery of authenticated copy of the result shall be indicated on the website at the time of declaration of result.

Screening Test for Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Qualifications. Prepare for FMGE

Web: www.fmge.nbe.gov.in