FMGE 2020 Eligibility Criteria - FMGE 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Foreign Medical Graduates (FMGs) are required to fulfill the following eligibility criteria of FMGE 2020 in order to be able to appear in the December session examination. Candidates can check the FMGE 2020 eligibility criteria listed below:

  • The candidates applying to FMGE must be either an Indian national or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI).
  • The candidates should obtain the necessary primary medical qualification and must obtain their MBBS degree before the ascertained period for a particular session. The MBBS degree of the FMGs must be awarded by institutions included in the World Directory of Medical Schools as listed by the World Health Organization (WHO) or an institution duly attested by the Indian embassy concerned for the candidates to be recognized as medical practitioners in India. 
  • All the FMGs are required to provide documents in support of the primary medical education from the foreign medical institution concerned.
  • Candidates with a postgraduate medical degree obtained in the countries of Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and the United States of America need not appear in FMGE 2020 screening test as they can directly register with MCI/SMC.