WHAT IS FMGE

CURRENT EXAMINATION PATTERN

FMGE LICENSING SCREENING EXAM

  1. This is a screening exam, for foreign medical graduates which do not have any ranking system comprising of 300 questions and each question carry 1 mark.. You are required to score 50% marks to pass this exam i.ee. 150 marks out of 300 is pass.
  1. The question paper is in two parts- Paper I and Paper II. Each paper comprises of 150 questions each which is an online computer based test. Questions shall be coming on the computer screen and you will have to select one correct answer for each question.
  1. Each paper is of 150 minutes i.e.. (2and a half hour) duration. It means you will be getting 1 minute to select the right answer for each question which is a fair enough time. There shall be a break of approximately two hours between the two papers where you can go out from the centre and have some snacks.
  1. The examination is conducted in June and December every year.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION ABOUT THE QUESTIONS PATTERN
  1. Approximately 95% questions are text written questions and 5% are visual slide based questions.
  1. Text written questions are from all 19 subjects while visual questions are mainly from Surgery/ Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. 2-3 visual questions may be asked from Pathology/ Microbiology/ PSM/ Ophthalmology and Medicine.
  1. The blue print posted by the DNB at their website natboard.edu.in suggest the following descriptions of questions asked from different subjects-

 

ANATOMY 17
PHYSIOLOGY 17
BIOCHEMISTRY 17
PATHOLOGY 13
MICROBIOLOGY 13
PHARMACOLOGY 13
FORENSIC MEDICINE 10
PSM 30
ENT 15  
OPHTHALMOLOGY 15  
MEDICINE 33  
SURGERY 32  
OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY 30  
PAEDIATRICS 15  
ORTHOPAEDICS 5  
SKIN 5  
PSYCHIATRY 5  
RADIOLOGY 10  
ANAESTHESIA 5  

However more questions can be asked from one subject and less questions from another.

If we consider the above distribution of questions from different subjects then 125 questions are asked from Medicine/ Surgery/ OBG and PSM.

Despite knowing this we have to prepare all subjects equally to score as much as possible.

 How to prepare for the exam

  1. Attend all the lectures of MIST FACULTY as each and every faculty of MIST is one of the best in India. MIST faculties are known to make things simple for you and they make you learn in the class itself.
  1. Try to be mentally present in the class for more than 80% of the time.
  1. Read, understand all the concepts, learn and memorise each and every line written by you in your notes.
  1. If you find any difficulty you can directly ask the faculty in class
  1. Revise each subject at least thrice before Exam.
  1. You shall have to appear for repeated test conducted by MIST every week, which is mandatory and your performance shall be evaluated by a dedicated team of trained people at MIST Delhi which shall be sharing your weak areas with you and shall also be suggesting the improvements required.
  1. Make sure that you score 70% in all the tests. Its a record for MIST that anyone who has continuously scored more than 70% in all the tests conducted by MIST, has scored above 200 marks in the MCI Exam.
  1. You will have to appear for subject wise tests as well and a series of Mock test of 300 questions before the exams to prepare you well.
  1. New addition is- you will be added on the wats app group where you shall be receiving information about the class and test schedule. You shall also be continuously posted visual questions on this wats app group which will not only help you in solving the visual questions in the exam but also will help you in understanding the concepts in a better way.
  1. Subjects which will require repeated revision include Anatomy/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology and Pharmacology, so keep revising these subjects continuously on a regular basis.
  2. You shall be divided into different groups and you will be required to conduct group discussions every week and share the details on watsapp.

These are some of the few reasons why MIST is the best coaching institutes amongst all and that is why MIST has continuously delivered the best results every time. In December 2015 MCI result is 19% but MIST Result is 91%. There were approximately 170 questions directly from the MIST test papers in the MCI Exam and from the book “MIST ALL IN ONE”. We target approximately 200 direct questions from our own test papers in the MCI exam.