FMGE – Eligibility, Purpose and Syllabus

FMGE – Eligibility, Purpose and Syllabus

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FMGE – Eligibility, Purpose & Syllabus is a blog that explains about FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Exam).

The points below explains the FMGE – Eligibility, Purpose and Syllabus in detail.

1 Purpose of Examination : An Indian Citizen/Overseas Citizen of India possessing a Primary Medical qualification awarded by any Medical institution outside of India who is desirous of getting Provisional/ Permanent registration with State Medical Council needs to pass this exam to prove their knowledge.

2 Periodicity : Twice a year (June/December)

3 Pattern of Examination : MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) based with single correct response

4 No. of Questions : 300

5 Time allotted : 2 hrs and 30 min for each part i.e. total 5 hrs

6 Negative Marking : No

7 Syllabus : As indicated in this Information Bulletin which is prone to be changed at the discretion of the NBE

8 Mode of Conduct : Computer Based

9 Criteria for passing the : Score of 150 out of 300 marks examination examination

10 Fees : Rs. 5500/-

FMGE – Eligibility, Purpose & Syllabus –

SYLLABUS of the MCI Screening (FMGE)

The Syllabus for the test shall comprise of subjects /knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India. This exam is conducted to eradicate Quackery and hence it is advised that the students give a lot of importance to passing the MCI screening test to get the license to practice in India. Out of the FMGE – Eligibility, Purpose and Syllabus, an extract of the syllabus is as follows:

(Kindly refer to MCI website for complete document)

Marks 100 ANATOMY

  1. General Anatomy : Basic tissues to body, Terminology & Nomenclature
  2. Elements of Anatomy : Osteology, Arthrology, Myology, Angiology, Neurology
  3. Regional Anatomy : Upper limb, Lower limb Thorax-including diaphragm Abdomen and Pelvis, Head, Neck Brain and Spinal cord
  4. Embryology : Development of individual organs and systems, Postnatal growth & development
  5. Histology : General Histology Microanatomy of individual organs & systems
  6. Human Genetics : Principles of Human genetics and Molecular biology
  7. Radiological Anatomy : Skiagrams, Special X-rays, Principles of imaging techniques.
  8. Surface Anatomy : In cadavers, in the living
  9. Sectional Anatomy : Thorax, Abdomen, Head, Neck and Brain


  1. General Physiology
  2. Body fluids – Blood
  3. Nerve and Muscle
  4. Gastrointestinal Tract
  5. Kidney
  6. Skin and Body temperature
  7. Endocrine Glands
  8. Reproduction
  9. Cardiovascular System
  10. Respiratory System
  11. Central Nervous Systems
  12. Special Senses


  1. Cell and Sub-cellular structures
  2. Hydrogen Ion concentration Acid, Bases, Buffers, Handerson-Haselbach equation
  3. Isotopes and their Application
  4. Carbohydrates
  5. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
  6. Lipids
  7. Nuclear Acids
  8. Enzymes
  9. Vitamins
  10. Biological Oxidation
  11. Digestion and Absorption from GI Tract
  12. Intermediary Metabolism
  13. Carbohydrate Metabolism
  14. Lipid Metabolism
  15. Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
  16. Purine and Primidine Metabolism
  17. Minerals
  18. Biochemical Genetics and Protein Biosynthesis
  19. Tissue Biochemistry
  20. Liver Functions
  21. Nutrition and Energy Metabolism


  1. Cell injury
  2. Inflammation and Repair
  3. Immunopathology
  4. Infectious diseases
  5. Circulatory disturbances
  6. Growth disturbances and Neoplasia
  7. Nutritional and other disorders
  8. Genetic disorder
  9. Haematology
  10. Cardiovascular Pathology
  11. Respiratory Pathology
  12. Pathology of Kidney and urinary Tract
  13. Hepato-Biliary Pathology
  14. Lymphoreticular System / Spleen
  15. Reproductive System (male & female)
  16. Diseases of the Breast
  17. Musculoskeletal System
  18. Endocrine pathology
  19. Neuropathology
  20. Dermato-Pathology
  21. Ocular Pathology


  1. General Microbiology
  2. Immunology
  3. Bacteriology
  4. General Virology
  5. Systemic Virology
  6. Mycology
  7. Parasitology
  8. Clinical / Applied Microbiology


  1. General Pharmacology
  2. Autonomic Nervous System
  3. Cardio-vascular System
  4. Diuretics
  5. Drugs affecting blood and blood formation
  6. Autocoids and related drugs
  7. Respiratory System
  8. Gastro-intestinal System
  9. Endocrine pharmacology
  10. Central Nervous System
  11. Psychopharmacology
  12. Drugs in Anaesthetic practice
  13. Chemotherapy
  14. Toxicology
  15. Clinical Pharmacology and Rational drug use


  1. Definitions
  2. Courts of India
  3. Court procedures
  4. Medical Certifications & medico-legal reports including dying declaration
  5. Death
  6. Changes after death
  7. Inquest by police, magistrate and coroner
  8. Identification
  9. Examination of mutilated human remains
  10. Medico-legal autopsies
  11. Mechanical injuries and wounds
  12. Examination of an injury case
  13. Injuries due to physical agents & their medico legal importance
  14. Asphyxial death
  15. Death due to malnutrition, neglect battered babies
  16. Dowry death
  17. Virginity, sexual offences, sexual perversions
  18. Legitimacy
  19. Pregnancy and delivery
  20. Infanticide
  21. Biological fluids
  22. Seminal stains
  23. Forensic Psychiatry
  24. Medical Jurisprudence
  25. Toxicology


  1. Hemorrhage and shock
  2. Fluid, electrolyte and Acid balance, nutrition
  3. Skin tumors, burns, skin grafting
  4. Arterial diseases
  5. Venous diseases
  6. Lymphatic and Lymph nodes
  7. Wounds
  8. Specific and non-specific injections
  9. Tumors, Cysts, Ulcers and Sinuses and Fistulae
  10. Infections of Hand and Foot
  11. Diseases of muscle, tendons, bursae and fascia
  12. Hernia
  13. Umbilical granuloma, fistula, adenoma
  14. Abdominal Wall
  15. Face, Teeth, Gums, Mouth, Tongue, Salivary glands, Neck
  16. Thyroid Glands, Thyroglossal Tract and Endocrines
  17. Breast
  18. Sympathetic System
  19. Cranio-Cerebral injuries
  20. Brain, Nerves
  21. Genito-Urinary System
  22. Kidneys and Ureters
  23. Urinary Bladder
  24. Prostrate
  25. Urethra
  26. Penis, Testis and Scrotum
  27. Vasectomy and Recanalisation
  28. Cardiothoracis System
  29. Oesophagus, Stomach and Duodenum
  30. Spleen, Liver, Gall Bladder and bile ducts
  31. Pancreas
  32. Peritoneum
  33. Intestines, intestinal obstruction
  34. Appendix
  35. Rectum and Anal Canal


  1. Anatomy of upper airway
  2. Physiology of Respiration O2/CO2 transport. Methods of oxygen therapy.
  3. Pre-operative evaluation/pre-medication
  4. Anaesthetic agents, stages of Anaesthesia
  5. Principles and mechanism of administration of general anaesthetics, balanced Anaesthesia
  6. IPPV, Endotracheal Intubations
  7. Muscle Relaxants
  8. Spinal/Epidural Anesthesia
  9. Local Anesthesia
  10. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation basic, use of simple ventilators
  11. Monitoring
  12. ICU, role of anaesthesiologist in ICU
  13. Shock
  14. Blood Transfusion and Fluid Electoral Balance
  15. Sites of respiratory obstruction and management of airway in an unconscious patient
  16. Poisoning
  17. Role of anaesthesiologist in acute and chronic relief.


  1. Traumatology • Injuries of bones and joints l Injuries of Lower Extremity • Injuries of the Spine l Vascular Injuries
  2. Cold Orthopedics
  3. Regional Conditions
  4. Neuro-Muscular Disorder
  5. Bone and Joint Tuberculosis
  6. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


  1. Respiratory System
  2. Cardiovascular System
  3. Gastrointestinal System
  4. Obstetrics &Gynaecology
  5. Skeletal System
  6. Central Nervous System
  7. Excretory System


  1. Principles of Radiotherapy
  2. Principles of Chemotherapy
  3. Prevention and Early diagnosis of Cancer
  4. Principles of Nuclear medicine
  5. Common radiation reactions and management
  6. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in commonly seen cancers
  7. Radio-isotopes in diagnosis and therapy


  1. Vital statistics
  2. Neonatology
  3. Growth & Development
  4. Nutrition
  5. Infections
  6. Genetics
  7. Pediatric Emergencies
  8. Central Nervous System
  9. Gastrenterology
  10. Nephrology
  11. Endocrinology
  12. Respiratory System


  1. Clinical Methods in the practice of Medicine
  2. Common symptoms of disease
  3. Nutrition/Exposure to Physical & Chemical Agents
  4. Infections
  5. Haematology
  6. Respiratory System
  7. Cardio-Vascular System
  8. Gartro-Intestinal Tract
  9. Emergency Medicine
  10. Neurological System
  11. Nephrology & Urinary system connected to Tissue Disorders
  12. Endocrine System
  13. Geriatrics


Diagnosis and management of common ailments affecting the chest with special emphasis on management and prevention of Tuberculosis and National Tuberculosis Control Program.


  1. History aspects and diagnosis & treatment of mental illness
  2. Conduction of Mental Status Examination
  3. Behavioral Sciences
  4. Different psychoses Clinical features, diagnosis and management
  5. Schizophrenia
  6. Mania and depression
  7. Anxiety disorders and hysteria
  8. Dementia
  9. Alcoholism
  10. Drug Abuse
  11. Psychiatric emergencies
  12. Clinical features, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence
  13. Personality disorder


  1. Dermatological therapy
  2. Lichen Planus
  3. Diseases caused by Nutritional and Environmental Factors
  4. Infective Disorders
  5. Melanocytes, pigment metabolism and other disorders of Pigmentation
  6. Allergic Disorders
  7. Dermatitis and Eczema
  8. Vesiculobullous Diseases
  9. Alopecia and Hirsutism
  10. Structure and functions of Sebaceous glands and Disease
  11. Leprosy
  12. Psorasis
  13. STD


  1. Basic sciences – Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Elementary Optics, Diseases of the Eye
  2. Conjunctiva
  3. Cornea
  4. Sclera
  5. Uveal Tract
  6. Lens
  7. Vitreous
  8. Glaucoma
  9. Retina
  10. Optic Nerve
  11. Intra-Occular Tumors
  12. Squint
  13. Orbit
  14. Lacrimal System
  15. Lids
  16. Refractive Errors
  17. Injuries
  18. Ophthalmic Surgery
  19. Community Ophthalmology
  20. Miscellaneous


  1. Diseases of the Ear
  2. Diseases of Nose and Para Nasal sinuses
  3. Diseases of Nasopharynx
  4. Diseases of Trachea
  5. Oesophagus


  1. Anatomy of the Female reproductive Tract
  2. Physiology of conception
  3. Development of foetus and placenta
  4. Diagnosis of pregnancy
  5. Maternal changes in pregnancy
  6. Antenatal care
  7. Abnormal obstetrics
  8. Normal labor
  9. Normal puerparium
  10. Breast Feeding
  1. Care of new born
  2. Medical termination of pregnancy
  3. Family planning
  4. Operative obstetrics
  5. Post caesarian pregnancy
  6. Pharmaco therapeutics in obstetrics
  7. Safe motherhood
  8. Maternal morbidity and morality
  9. Medico legal aspects
  10. RCH
  11. Current topics
  12. Vaginal discharge
  13. Menstrual disorder
  14. Fertility, infertility
  15. Endometriosis and allied states
  16. Genital injuries and fistulae
  17. Genital infections
  18. Genital prolapse
  19. Tumours
  20. Carcinomia
  21. Radiotherapy in gynaecology
  22. Chemotherapy in gynaecology
  23. Endoscopy
  24. Diseases of breast
  25. Operative gynaecology


  1. Evaluation of Public Health and Concepts of Health
  2. Environment and Health
  3. Health Education
  4. Nutrition and Dietetics
  5. Occupational Health
  6. Medical Sociology and Community Mental Health
  7. Fundamentals of Biostatistics
  8. Basic Epidemiology
  9. Epidemiology of Specific Diseases
  10. Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
  11. Demography
  12. Reproductive and Child Health
  13. School Health
  14. Urban Health
  15. Health System in India
  16. Health Planning and Management including Disaster Management
  17. International Health

FMGE – Eligibility, Purpose & Syllabus – MCI / FMGE Screening Test Blue Print


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The address of the MCI is given below in case of need for any correspondence:


Aiwan-E-Galib Marg,

Kotla Road,

New Delhi-110002

There was a PRESS NOTE released by the MCI on the Eligibility Certificate for joining an MBBS course abroad and that is as follows:

“It is brought to the notice of Indian (citizens) students who are desirous of joining an Undergraduate Medical Course (equivalent to MBBS in India) in any Foreign Medical the Institution on or after the 15 March, 2002, that all such intending candidates shall have to approach the Medical Council of India, Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002 for issue of Eligibility Certificate for getting admission to an Undergraduate Medical Course in any Foreign Medical Institution as per the provisions of “Eligibility Requirement for taking admission in an undergraduate medical course in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations, 2002” which has been notified in Part III Section 4 of the Gazette of India Extra-ordinary issue dated the 18th February, 2002. The application form for issue of the Eligibility Certificate may be obtained from the Council office. The application form along with the details required therein may be submitted to the Council along with the demand draft in favor of Secretary, Medical Council of India, New Delhi, for the prescribed sum. It may be understood that Eligibility Certificate will be issued by the Council only to such candidates who fulfill the criteria of age of admission to the medical course and passing of qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent or higher qualification) with the required percentage of marks as prescribed in the Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 1997, copies of which are available in the Council office on payment of Rs.100/-. The relevant extracts from these Regulations are also available on the Council’s Website. A candidate belonging to SC/ST/OBC has to produce a caste certificate from the competent authority. Only after necessary verification, if the candidate fulfills the eligibility criteria, the Council shall issue Eligibility Certificate to the candidate certifying that he/she is eligible to join a medical institution outside India to obtain a primary medical qualification. No candidate who has obtained th admission in a Foreign Medical Institution on or after 15 March, 2002 shall be permitted to sit for the Screening Test, after obtaining the medical degree from abroad, for the purpose of his registration in India, unless he produces the Eligibility Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India. Further details may be obtained from the office of the Medical Council of India, New Delhi and also may be seen in the website of the Council – Sd/ DR. M. Sachdeva Secretary, Medical Council of India”

Regarding MBBS Abroad

In the mean time, if you are a medical MBBS aspirant or you are know someone who is looking out to do medicine by joining MBBS, there is a possibility to be an International Medical Student by pursuing MBBS Abroad. By searching for different MBBS options through offers avenues that would help anybody and everybody who are looking at making a career in medicine and becoming a doctor. The Medical syllabus of a lot of these countries are also advanced. Given the fact that you get international exposure with an advanced medical syllabus, makes the possibility of studying abroad more practical.

Not only following medical syllabus in India compared to the medical education in the Philippines has captured the attention of the students in India, they have also started tracking popular destinations to do MBBS Abroad like trying out options by checking out Medical Education in Kyrgystan, Medical Education in Kazhaksthan, the Medical Education in Russia, and the Medical Education in Bangladesh. If you aspire to be an International Medical Student but you are worried about the cost of the Medical Education abroad, then it is suggested that you see the comparison of the fees between these countries. You may visit our blog that details the MBBS abroad admission fee here.

Please click on MBBS abroad fee compared to get an idea on the fee structures. This blog goes beyond just following the medical syllabus in India compared to the medical education in Philippines, it also helps in comparing the medical education abroad especially of all the above said countries too.

Of all the nations mentioned above, if you opt for the medical education in the Philippines to do MBBS in Philippines, there are a lot of possible colleges to choose from. However, choosing from the top 10 medical schools of Philippines and choosing from the Top 10 Medical universities of Philippines is a task that requires patience, diligence and research and you have to know the Benefits of pursuing medical education in Philippines for 2021-22.

Check the Wikipedia link here, to know the Top 10 Medical schools of Philippines.

After doing the back ground check and understanding the Benefits of studying MBBS in Philippines for 2021-22, if you are happy in choosing UV Gullas College of Medicine, we would be glad to be of service. The UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions office for International Medical students and Indian Students has opened up the UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions 2021-22.

Another huge benefit of pursuing Medical Education in Philippines for 2021-22 is the UV Gullas College of Medicine Fee structure by itself, which is moderate and affordable.

It may be considered as among the top 10 medical colleges of Philippines and is affiliated to one of the top 10 medical universities of Philippines – University of the Visayas which is 101 years old.

The University of Visayas has proved its mettle over time, to churn out stalwarts who have served the society well and beyond normal circumstances. UV Gullas College of Medicine Fees structure, has been created keeping in mind service to humanity and love for human mankind. Under the University of the Visayas, UV Gullas College of Medicine has being in existence for more than 4 decades, and has an impressive list of alumni for its calling. This is also another reason, when a student goes through the top 10 medical colleges in Philippines to do MBBS in Philippines, UV Gullas College of Medicine turns out to be one of the top 10 medical colleges of Philippines and has the UV Gullas College of Medicine top 10 medical colleges of Philippines ranking displayed in the Wikipedia.

In choosing to do MBBS in Philippines, you could check out the rest of the top Medical colleges in Philippines also while checking out the UV Gullas College of Medicine, listed in the blog the Best Philippines Medical Colleges.

UV Gullas College of Medicine offers a globally recognized M.D degree. The curriculum offered is US-based. UV Gullas College of Medicine has a strong community of International Medical students learning MBBS and the alumni runs into hundreds in number. M.D degree offered by UV Gullas College of Medicine is recognized globally by CHED, FAIMER, American Medical Association, WHO, GCM (General Council of Medicine – Britain/England/United Kingdom), American Medical Association, Medical Council of Thailand, Medical Council of California, Medical Council of Canada & MCI (Medical Council of India).

UV Gullas College of Medicine Fees Structure is been explained below :

First year MBBS fee stands at INR 6.75 lakhs. Second year MBBS will be INR 2.98 Lakhs per year and the third to fifth year MBBS fee at INR 2.7 Lakhs per year.

Total Course fee for pursuing Medical Education in Philippines for 5 years and completing the M.D. degree by taking up the UV Gullas College of Medicine admission is – INR 17,83,000

Visa and Flight charges (Including Insurance) – INR 1,50,000

Food and Accommodation (per month) – PHP 11,000

So when considering the Benefits of studying Medical Education in Philippines for 2021-22, UV Gullas College of Medicine could be a good option.

To do MBBS Abroad as in MBBS in Philippines, in UV Gullas College of Medicine, you may call UV Gullas College of Medicine admission office which is the official Indian admissions office, Chennai, for more information on UV Gullas admissions.

MBBS in Philippines Admissions 2021-22 have got opened. The MBBS in Philippines eligibility has been detailed for you below. And thus UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions 2021 are now open. For Indian Students who want to do MBBS abroad, especially in MBBS in Philippines and they choose to take the UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions; the MBBS students would have to appear for the NEET 2021 exam. They can send their 10th standard certificate with aadhar card (12th standard certificate- if they have), to the UV Gullas Admissions Staff, in the UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions Office, Chennai, based out of Vadapalani.

This is done to ensure that your certificates are verified to check whether you are eligible to meet the UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions Requirement. Once the eligibility is verified, follow the instructions of the UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions staff’s instructions carefully. Start your MBBS abroad journey by choosing to do MBBS in Philippines at UV Gullas College of Medicine, Philippines, and come back to India as a respected doctor. The UV Gullas College of Medicine has been positioned as one of the Top 10 Medical Colleges of Philippines to do medicine in Cebu. UV Gullas Direct Admissions office will guide you through the admission process and make everything easy for you.

UV Gullas College of Medicine Fees structure is one of the most affordable (Less than Rs.18 lakhs total for 5.5 years) especially when pursuing MBBS in Philippines.

Click here to view and download the complete UV Gullas College of Medicine Fees Structure.

Study a world-class M.D (Doctor of Medicine) degree which involves a lot of practical-based clinical training, at UV Gullas College of Medicine. UV Gullas College of Medicine is looking at creating MCI exam toppers for the MCI exam conducted in India. The MCI toppers from Philippines Medical colleges come under the same management as the UV Gullas College of Medicine. The Medical Syllabus in Philippines is generally the same across all colleges with tiny variations. The Medical Syllabus of Philippines can be checked in the UV Gullas Syllabus hyperlink.

The MBBS in Philippines fees is dependent on the Course duration and the division of the Medical Syllabus in Philippines, followed by the respective colleges. The Medical Syllabus of Philippines is divided into BS as a premedical course and the MD. Initially, a MBBS student aspiring to do MBBS abroad especially in MBBS in Philippines may have to choose between the various Philippines Medical Colleges. For that a thorough understanding of the MBBS in Philippines courses is required, and the process and the eligibility factors are important also. It is more or less the same as UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions Eligibility. Hence, you may check the MBBS in Philippines Eligibility by checking either of the hyper link.

Call UV Gullas College of Medicine Authorized Admission office in Chennai, Vadapalani today and book your appointment through +91 9445553877

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And visit us at:

UV Gullas College of Medicine Admissions Office,
Shree towers, #51, 100 feet road, Near Vadapalani flyover, Vadapalani, Chennai-600026.

If you would like to do MBBS Abroad more specifically, MBBS in Philippines, then you could check out the UV Gullas College of Medicine Admission Fees Structure is given in the UV Gullas College of Medicine official website –

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