FMGE Application Form 2021: Last Date, Fees, Corrections

Application Form Start Date

Oct 14, 2021

Application Form End Date

Nov 3, 2021

Oct 14, 2021 | Medical


The National Board of Examination (NBE) released the FMGE Application Form 2021 on its official website on Oct 14, 2021. The last date to fill in the application form and submit the same is Nov 3, 2021. Candidates should also know that there will be a correction window for them to check for errors and to correct if there are any. The correction window for this year will be made available soon.

Candidates should check if they are fulfilling the eligibility criteria before filling the FMGE Application Form 2021. They must be NRIs (Non-resident of India), OCI (Overseas Citizens of India), Indian Nationals, or Nepalese passport holders, who are foreign medical degree graduates. This section discusses all the aspects of the FMGE 2021 Application Form. Candidates can go through this page completely for further details about the application form.

FMGE Application Form 2021: Important Dates

The important dates associated with the FMGE 2021 Application Form are given below as a table. Candidates can make a note of the same.

FMGE Application Form 2021 Important Dates
Events Dates ( Jun 2021) Dates (Dec 2021)
Registration start date Apr 16, 2021 Oct 14, 2021
Registration end date May 6, 2021 Nov 3, 2021
Error rectification or correction window May 9, 2021 - May 11, 2021 Nov 8, 2021 - Nov 10, 2021
Correction window for a photograph, signature, etc. May 21, 2021 - May 23, 2021 Nov 24, 2021 - Nov 26, 2021
The final date for the submission of documents May 23, 2021 To be announced
Date of the exam Jun 18, 2021 Dec 12, 2021

How to fill the FMGE Application Form 2021?

The standard procedure to download and fill in the FMGE 2021 Application Form is given below. Candidates can follow the procedure for downloading the registration form.

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Candidates should visit the official website of the NBE and click on the FMGE tab
  • Once into the online registration page, they should enter all the details such as the mobile number and email id, gender, nationality, name of the candidate, etc.
  • They should then check and verify if all the details provided are correct.
  • Finally, candidates should click on the submit tab.

Step 2: Receiving the Login Credentials

  • Candidates will receive their login credentials on their registered email id and phone number, after completing the online registration procedure. These login credentials should be used for filling the FMGE Application Form 2021.
  • On the login page of the exam, candidates must enter the login credentials along with the captcha code in their designated slots.
  • Once redirected into their FMGE 2021 Application Form, they must read the instructions very carefully before filling in the rest of the information.

Step 3: FMGE Application Form 2021 Filling

Upon entering the login credentials and reading all the instructions for filling the application form, candidates must click on the "Fill in the FMGE Application Form 2021" tab and carefully start filling all the information. All the details to be filled in the application form are listed below:

  • Qualification details that include medical graduation or other proofs (mark sheets, degree certificates), class X and XII qualification details, year of passing the graduation course and the name of the institution.
  • Passport size photograph and signature of the candidates are required to be affixed with the FMGE Application Form 2021. Candidates should affix the same with required specifications. The signature should have been done using black or blue ink and the photograph should not be older than 6 months. It should be taken with a plain white background only.
  • Name of the father, mother, email id, phone number and other personal details.
  • Selection of the test centres has to be made. Candidates should first select the state in which they want to appear for the exam and then select the cities available in that particular state (the available cities will be displayed on the screen upon selection of the state).
  • Candidates should finally check and verify whether all the information provided is correct. After cross-checking and verifying the information, they should read and agree on the declaration.

Step 4: FMGE Application Fee Payment

  • After completing the FMGE Application Form 2021 filling procedure, candidates should make a payment for the same (application fees). The application fees should be paid through online mode only, i.e. Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.
  • The registration/ application fees are INR 6490 (INR 5500 and INR 990 GST), for all categories.

Step 5: Confirmation of the Application Form

  • Upon completion of all the steps of filling the FMGE Application Form 2021, the confirmation page will be displayed on the screen.
  • Candidates should check the same and are also advised to make a couple of printouts for future reference.

Documents Required for filling the FMGE Application Form 2021

Certain documents need to be submitted by the candidates while filling the FMGE 2021 Application Form. Only the candidates who are filling the application form for the first time should submit the documents. All those who have already submitted the documents to the National Board of Examination do not need to submit them again. Candidates who have already submitted need to simply mention the roll numbers that were allotted to them during their last FMGE Exam. The required documents are:

  • Email ID and Mobile Phone Number
  • Class X and XII Mark Sheets
  • Medical Degree Certificate or other qualification proofs
  • Bank payment receipt. (Credit/ Debit Card)
  • Scanned images of the candidates' photographs and signatures.

Specifications of Images to be uploaded in the FMGE Application Form 2021

The images and the specifications of the same, to be uploaded, are given below:

  • Signature: The image of the signature should be in JPG or JPEG format, with dimensions 3.5 cm X 5.5 cm. The size should be between 20 kb - 100 kb.
  • Left thumb impression: The image of the left thumb impression should be in JPG or JPEG format, with dimensions 1.5 cm X 3.5 cm. The size should be less than 80 kb.
  • Passport size photograph: The image of the passport size photograph should be in JPG or JPEG format, with dimensions 35 mm X 45 mm. The size should be less than 80 kb.

All the images should have a resolution of 200 dpi.

Submission of Documents for the FMGE Application Form 2021

The foreign medical graduates are required to submit certain documents at [email protected], mandatorily. The documents required to be sent within the specified dates are mentioned below for the reference of the candidates. (Only the copies of the documents and not the original)

  • Class XII and X mark sheets
  • A couple of recent passport size photographs (2)
  • Certificate of internship (if any)
  • Ex candidates' results
  • Address proof as per PAN card/ Aadhar card/ Passport, etc.
  • The equivalence certificate provided by the association of Indian universities
  • Date of birth (Birth certificate or matriculation certificate)
  • Certificate of passing the MBBS degree - attested by the country's Indian embassy
  • Certificate of eligibility - provided by the Medical Council of India
  • Passport copy of the candidates

Candidates failing to submit the documents mentioned above, within the specified dates, will be considered ineligible and their application forms will be invalid.

FMGE Application Form 2021: Correction Window

As mentioned earlier, the candidates are allowed to edit their information on the FMGE Application Form 2021, with the help of the correction window.

As for the final correction window, where candidates can make changes in the signature, thumb impression, photograph, etc.

The details that cannot be altered or edited are listed below for the reference of the candidates.

  • Mobile Number and Email ID
  • Date of Birth
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Name of the Exam Center City
  • Nationality Details
  • Gender of the Candidate

Since all the above details cannot be edited, candidates are advised to fill in these details carefully, in the first go itself.

FMGE Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates must make sure that they clear the eligibility criteria before filling the FMGE Application Form 2021. Failing to meet the eligibility requirements will result in the application forms being invalid and the candidates will be considered ineligible. The following are certain eligibility criteria to be fulfilled:

  • Since the institutions of Australia, Canada, England, New Zealand, USA are recognized by the Medical Council of India, foreign medical graduates from universities and colleges in these countries are not required to take up the FMGE 2021 Exam of the December session. These candidates can directly register with the MCI and can practice medicine in the country.
  • Indian nationals, Non-Resident Indians, Overseas Citizens of India and Nepalese passport holders are eligible for applying for the exam.
  • The required documents and other proofs supporting their educational qualifications must be properly submitted. Failing to submit the same will lead to their FMGE Application Form 2021 being cancelled.
  • Only those candidates who have gotten their medical graduation degrees approved and confirmed by the Embassy of India for the concerned country are eligible for applying.

FMGE Admit Card 2021

Upon submission of the FMGE Application Form 2021, within the last date of submission, candidates will receive their admit cards for the exam. All the details of the candidates such as his/ her name, address of the exam centre, date of birth, important exam day guidelines and the roll number will be mentioned in the admit card.

The candidates must carry the hard copy of their admit cards to the exam hall, without which they will be not permitted to write the exam.



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