Eligibility for FMGE

If a student applies or attends a Foreign Medical Graduate Examination(FMGE), the student must have completed his MBBS degree or equivalent degree in abroad countries. The FMGE is just an eligibility examination for the students of India to get a license to practice medicine in India. So the student must have completed his/her Medical degree abroad from a NMC (National Medical Council, India) recognised University. 

Syllabus for FMGE


  • Clinical Methods in the practice of Medicine
  • Common symptoms of disease
  • Nutrition/Exposure to Physical & Chemical Agents
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  • Infections
  • Hematology
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardio-Vascular System
  • Gartro-Intestinal Tract
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Neurological System
  • Nephrology & Urinary system connected to Tissue Disorders
  • Endocrine System
  • Geriatrics

Tuberculosis And Respiratory Diseases

  • Diagnosis and management of common ailments affecting the chest with special emphasis on management and prevention of Tuberculosis and National Tuberculosis Control Programme.


  • History aspects and diagnosis & treatment of mental illness
  • Conduction of Mental Status Examination
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Different psychoses Clinical features, diagnoses
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mania and depression
  • Anxiety disorders and hysteria
  • Dementia
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug Abuse
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Clinical features, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence
  • Personality disorder

Dermatology And Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • Dermatological therapy
  • Lichen Planus
  • Diseases caused by Nutritional and Environmental Factors
  • Infective Disorders
  • Melanocytes, pigment metabolism and other disorders of Pigmentation
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Dermatitis and Eczema
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  • Vesiculobullous Diseases
  • Alopecia and Hirsutism
  • Structure and functions of Sebaceous glands and Disease
  • Leprosy
  • Psoriasis
  • STD


  • Basic sciences – Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Elementary
  • Optics, Diseases of the Eye
  • Conjunctiva
  • Cornea
  • Sclera
  • Uveal Tract
  • Lens
  • Vitreous
  • Glaucoma
  • Retina
  • Optic Nerve
  • Intraocular Tumors
  • Squint
  • Orbit
  • Lacrimal System
  • Lids
  • Refractive Errors
  • Injuries
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Community Ophthalmology
  • Miscellaneous


  • Ear Diseases
  • Nose and Para Nasal sinuses Diseases
  • Nasopharynx Diseases
  • Trachea Diseases
  • Esophagus

Obstetrics And Gynecology

  • Anatomy of the Female Reproductive Tract
  • Physiology of conception
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  • Development of fetus and placenta
  • Diagnosis of pregnancy
  • Maternal changes in pregnancy
  • Antenatal care
  • Abnormal obstetrics
  • Normal labor
  • Normal puerperium
  • Breast Feeding
  • Care of newborn
  • Medical termination of pregnancy
  • Family planning
  • Operative obstetrics
  • Post cesarean pregnancy
  • Pharmaco therapeutics in obstetrics
  • Safe motherhood
  • Maternal morbidity and mortality
  • Medico legal aspects
  • RCH
  • Current topics
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Menstrual disorder
  • Fertility, infertility
  • Endometriosis and allied states
  • Injuries and fistulae in genital area
  • Genital infections
  • Genital prolapse
  • Tumors
  • Carcinoma
  • Radiotherapy in gynecology
  • Chemotherapy in gynecology
  • Endoscopy
  • Diseases of breast
  • Operative gynecology

Community Medicine

  • Evaluation of Public Health and Concepts of Health
  • Environment and Health
  • Health Education
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
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  • Occupational Health
  • Medical Sociology and Community Mental Health
  • Fundamentals of Biostatistics
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of Specific Diseases
  • Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Demography
  • Reproductive and Child Health
  • School Health
  • Urban Health
  • Health System in India
  • Health Planning and Management including Disaster Management
  • International Health

How many attempts

All the candidates are given THREE ATTEMPTS to qualify FMGE and if they are not able to clear the test in the three attempts, they will not be eligible to get a license from the NMC to practice medicine in India.

University Part

When it comes to the university part, it comes down to the syllabus you learn when you study your MBBS at the particular university. If you choose a university which will provide you with the knowledge, it will help you clear your FMGE. Also when choosing a university to study MBBS abroad, always choose a University which has a high FMGE pass percentage.

Consultancy Part

The MBBS abroad consultancies play a major part in FMGE training and motivation. Every good consultancies will provide FMGE training to the students while studying in the colleges they represent. Many consultancies will have tie up with FMGE coaching centers to train their students at the end of their academic year. Choosing a best MBBS abroad consultancy which helps you with your FMGE coaching.