National Board of Examinations (NBE) FMGE Screening Test September 2010

Name of Institute / University

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Courses Offered

Screening Test for Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical Qualifications


The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria :

a) He / She is a citizen of India.

b) Possesses primary medical qualifications that are recognized by the Government of the country issuing that qualification and the holder of that qualification is entitled for practice in that country. The said medical school must be listed in WHO directory of medical schools.

c) He / She had obtained “Eligibility Certificate’ from the Medical Council of India (applicable only in respect to students who took admission abroad on or after 15.03.2002). This requirement shall not be necessary in respect of Indian citizens or overseas citizens of India who have obtained admission in foreign medical institute before 15th March 2002.

d) All students who have taken admission abroad prior to 15.03.2002 and are required to qualify the Screening Test for their registration, shall be allowed to appear in the Screening Test even if they do not meet the minimum admission norms of MCI for joining undergraduate medical course, subjected to the compliance of the Judgment(s) of the Hon’ble Supreme Court/Competent Courts in this regard including but not limited to judgment dated 8th March 2002 in Civil Appeal No. 2779 of 2000 & other judgments.

e) From 15.03.2002 and onwards all students are required to obtain an Eligibility Certificate from MCI before proceeding abroad for studies in Medicine.

f) 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 or obtained from Secretary, Medical Council of India, Sector 8 Pocket 14, Dwarka, New Delhi. Telephone: 25367033, 25367035 Fax: 25367024.

g) Cut off date for primary medical qualification shall be the last date of submission of application form for screening test. 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 before the cut-off date. In the event of the date of issue of result/proof, primary medical qualification being after the prescribed cut off date, the application forms shall be rejected and candidates declared as ineligible.

How To Apply

Application forms can be downloaded from website ; downloaded forms have to be submitted along with form fee of Rs.750/-.

Application forms can also be obtained from the select branches of Indian Bank.

Applicants are required to submit all the requisite annexures with the application form; lack of relevant annexure shall lead to cancellation of application form and the entire fees will be forfeited.

Applicants are advised to fill their postal address correctly as this address shall be used for sending the Roll Numbers and Results.

Application forms must be submitted within the stipulated time specified in the advertisement & on website. Applicants are requested to ensure that they submit the complete application form, in the envelope provided to reach NBE on or before the last date. Applications received after the last date will not be accepted.

The completed Application form shall be sent to the following address:

National Board of Examinations
(Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India)
Post Box – 4931, NAMS Building, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road)
New Delhi – 110029

Contact Details

Address: Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi - 110 029
Tel: 011 – 46054605
Fax: 011 - 45593009

Entrance Date


Test Centers

New Delhi only


Timing of the exam are:
i) Forenoon/ Ist Session 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
ii) Afternoon/ IInd Session 1:00 PM to 03:30 AM

Application Forms Now Available

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