The National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts FMGE 2021 exam on Friday, June 17. The examination is conducted carrying a total of 300 MCQs distributed in two parts i.e Part A & Part B. As the examination is over, an analysis of the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination, FMGE 2021 is being shared. NBE will publish the official intimation regarding the display of the Answer key, result, and selection list on its official website.
According to the students, the FMGE 2021 examination is conducted following the Government guidelines and instructions as part of COVID Appropriate Behaviour. NBE had increased the number of test centres and testing seats across the country in order to minimize the travel needs of the candidates and reduce the number of candidates in one centre. To avoid crowding at the test venue entry, there were staggered time slots for candidates to report, communicated individually through emails and SMS.
The FMGE21 exam is held amid Doctors' demand to postpone the examination amid COVID-19. However, NBE refusing postponement of the examination decided to hold the examination on scheduled June 18. Associations moving to Supreme Court filed petitions against the NBE decision. The Apex court hearing the matter decided to differ the pleas till the date of examination.
The FMGs who appear for the 18 June 2021 held FMGE examination can check the availability of the Answer key, result and other exam-related details at natboard.edu.in. According to the schedule, National Board of Examination will display official key through an official intimation likely within 10 days of examination.
FMGE 18 June Paper Analysis:
According to the students in 18th June 2021 held FMGE examination, there were a total of 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) divided into two parts - Part A and Part B. The duration of the examination was 2 hours & 30 minutes for each part.
There was no negative marking in the FMGE 2021 examination. The examination consisted of MCQs based on the MBBS curriculum. For every correct answer, there is a provision to award 1 mark. The qualifying marks in the written examination are 150 marks out of 300 to be scored by an FMG to be eligible for shortlisting. Experts' views, answer keys and other updates will be shared only after the examination is over.
For Pre & Para Clinic Subjects:
The examination consisted of following section-wise percentage- Pathology: 13.00%, Microbiology: 13.00%, Pharmacology: 13.00%, Forensic Medicine: 10.00%, Anatomy: 17.00%, Physiology: 17.00%, Biochemistry: 17.00%
For Clinical Subjects:
Medicine: 16.50%, Psychiatry: 2.50%, Dermatology: & STD 2.50%, Radiotherapy: 2.50%, General Surgery:16.00%, Orthopedics: 2.50%, Radiodiagnosis: 2.50%, Pediatrics: 7.50%, Opthalmology: 7.50%, Otorhinolaryngology: 7.50%, Obsterics & Gynaecology: 15.00%, and Community Medicine: 15.00%. Here's detailed analysis of the examination with the help of Dr. Sushant Soni-
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About FMGE 2021: All Medical graduates who have completed their MBBS from a Foreign medical institute have to appear for FMGE 2021 in order to get enrolled in the national or state register to do their further medicine practice in India. The examination enables the foreign medical graduates who are successful, to get registered with state medical councils and contribute to the fight against COVID-19 as registered medical practitioners.