About MCI Screening Test (FMGE Exam)

MCI Screening Test

What is MCI Screening Test / FMGE Exam?


Every Indian student who completes the MBBS from abroad need to give a licensure Exam. (unlike those who pass from India). It is named as FMGE exam or more commonly MCI Screening Test. Many combine the two names to call it FMGE Screening Test or just a MCI test! The MCI screening test for MBBS or FMGE Exam for foreign medical graduates is tough and conducted annually twice in June and December by NBE (National Board of Examinations). The students return back on completion of MBBS course abroad in the month of June every year and generally go through various FMGE study materials such as FMGE notes, MCI Test MCQs etc. They start their search for Coaching to prepare for MCI screening test . FMGE syllabus consists of all 19 subjects taught as per MBBS in India. The exam is conducted by NBE and one can check the website of FMGE. Every year, around 10,000 students from India decide to go abroad to study MBBS in MCI recognised medical colleges outside India such as MBBS in China, MBBS in Russia or MBBS in Kyrgyzstan etc. They all look at the MCI results / passing percentage to understand how to prepare for MCI screening test or FMGE exam. This is because of known extremely poor MCI pass percentage.

Before the student decides about MBBS in abroad option, everyone thinks of the MCI Screening Test or FMGE Exam as one of the barriers to do MBBS abroad. This is due to the low passing rate in MCI test. Since the course is quite vast (all 19 subjects as per MBBS in India), the students need FMGE study materials designed as per the pattern of the MCI screening Test. Definitely in the absence of the coaching or constant preparation for this exam WHILE THE STUDENT STUDY MBBS IN ABROAD it would be a big obstacle in the dream to get the license from MCI. You can go through the web site of medical council of India by clicking here . www mci org For such a large chunk of students, one needs to have a clear solution for MCI preparation and need professional MCI Screening Test or FMGE Exam Coaching. One can definitely go through the bulletin on FMGE exam giving you answers to most of your questions :

MCI Screening Test Pattern

FMGE or MCI Screening test exam question papers generally follow a typical pattern. It is based on the 19 subjects covered for MBBS as per the Indian curriculum designed by Medical Council of India. The doctors giving NBE FMGE exam need to understand that the preparation as per the MCI syllabus would be needed in a specific natboard FMGE exam pattern. The standard question on the minds of the graduates pursuing MBBS in abroad is how to pass MCI screening test or FMGE NBE exam. The general MCI Screening exam pattern (not necessarily but just indicative) with weight-age on marks for each of the 19 subjects is given in this sheet. Naturally, it is not an easy task to learn 19 subjects in piece meal basis over a period of 5 years and then give an MCI Screening Exam conducted by NBE (National Board of Examination)  by preparing for all 19 subjects together in one single day! The students need FMGE coaching for all 6 years while studying MBBS in abroad. FMGE Exam Pattern

MCI Screening Passing Ratio

Exam Mar’ 12 Sept’ 12 Mar’ 13 Sept’ 13 June’ 14 Dec’ 14 June’ 15
% Pass 21.04% 27.62% 29.15% 9.00% 3.50% 18.00% 7.20%
* MCI screening test 2016 is scheduled in June. As one can easily see that the MCI result has been very low and MCI news (Medical Council of India) discouraging constantly for the last 4-5 years. An average of around 12% of the students passed NBE FMGE exam. Surprisingly, the FMGE exam is just a non-competitive screening test. If you are thinking to study MBBS abroad, you must keep FMGE result of the past years and should have access to the FMGE notes and other teaching materials right from the beginning of the 1st year of MBBS. . Are these MCI screening test question papers very difficult or the students are not clear about the approach to crack the exams? The above NBE FMGE news is definitely very discouraging.  However, Let us try to understand this aspect step by step and ensure that you are very clear on how to prepare for MCI screening test so that you pass in this test on the very first attempt! MOKSH aims to achieve 100% results of its students in the coming 5 years through an innovative solution.

Historical data of MCI Screening Test:

Historically, more and more students are appearing for MCI screening test year after year since:
  • Those who could not pass in their earlier attempt repeat their appearance and the list of such people grow over a period of years
  • Number of students going abroad to pursue MBBS has been increasing constantly year after year. By 2015, more than 10,000 Indian students went to pursue MBBS abroad.
HOW TO PREPARE FOR MCI TEST / FMGE EXAM The best possible solution is to prepare for MCI test while you study in abroad. The 5 or 6 years of MBBS in abroad programs give you enough time to prepare for the NBE MCI test. Naturally, On line coaching for MCI screening test is the best solution. proper FMGE study materials, FMGE question bank, FMGE books, high quality video lectures and solid practice for 5 years for FMGE Test series is required by the student. MCI online coaching is the only solution for this. Constantly keeping tab of the new developements through FMGE forum is also an important hing to while you study abroad. Deeper assessment of the past performance in FMGE NBE exam would help you conclude the decision on selection of the country and the university in a much better way. Always take FMGE coaching with you when start your journey for MBBS in abroad.