FMGE: Marking System and Syllabus of the Exam

FMGE: Marking System and Syllabus of the Exam

If you are a candidate with a qualification medical degree from a foreign university and wish to practice in India, FMGE is the way to go. This article is just for you to know about the marking system and syllabus of the exam.

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination is a national-level entrance examination that allows the candidate to register with the Medical Council of India (MCI). This exam is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Here we are discussing the syllabus and marking system followed in FMGE exams. 

When we are talking about the exam pattern, the exam is conducted in 2 parts-Part A and Part B.

All the questions are framed in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) format. The duration of the examination is 2 hours and 30 minutes for each part. One mark will be provided for each correct answer and there will be no negative marking. The mode of examination is only in English.  

Mark distribution 

Para and Para clinical subjects

SubjectsTotal Marks
Forensic Medicine17

Clinical Subjects

SubjectsTotal Marks
Medicine and allied subjects
Dermatology and STD05
 General surgery and allied subjects
General surgery32
Obstetrics and gynaecology30
Community medicine30
Total 200


The syllabus for FMGE exams is decided by the Medical Council of India. Each subject will cover various topics as per the guidance of Graduate Medical Education Regulations. 

A detailed analysis of various topics is mentioned for your deep preparation

Anatomy:  Human Genetics, General Anatomy, Elements of anatomy, Sectional Anatomy, Embryology, and Surface Anatomy.

Physiology: Kidney, Body Fluid, Endocrine, General Physiology, Reproduction, Cardiovascular system, Respiratory System.

Biochemistry: Carbohydrates, Nuclear Acid, Amino Acid, Lipids, mineral, vitamins, isotopes, and their applications.

Microbiology: Bacteriology, Systematics Virology, Clinical applied, microbiology, immunology, parasitology.

Pathology: Genetics disorder, disease of breast, infectious disease, neuropathology, respiratory pathology.

Forensic Medicine: Courts of India, Dowry death, forensic psychiatry, definitions, changes after death, courts procedures.

If you are a person who wishes to build your medical career in India, then try to have a detailed knowledge about the exam pattern and syllabus. Focus on your exam and achieve your goal.

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