FMGE Exam Pattern 2024 Marking Scheme, Weightage Subject-wise

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) will release the FMGE 2024 exam pattern along with an information brochure tentatively in the third week of April. The FMGE Exam Pattern 2024 is provided to familiarise medical graduates with the types of questions, the structure of questions, marking scheme to make a solid exam strategy. 

FMGE is conducted in a computer-based mode biannually in June and December. As per the FMGE exam pattern 2024 for June session, there will be 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) which will be divided into two parts – Part A and Part B. 

The time duration of each part will be 150 minutes with a scheduled break in between the two parts. The exam will be conducted on a single day in two shifts ie., in the morning and evening shifts. It is mandatory for aspirants to appear for both papers, as mentioned in the exam pattern of FMGE 2024. Aspirants seeking for more information on marking patterns, and other details can read FMGE exam pattern 2024 article below.

FMGE 2024 Exam Pattern

Aspiring applicants can go through the table to know the overview exam pattern of FMGE for the June session, below.

FMGE paper pattern 2024 Overview

ParticularsDetails
FMGE (June session) exam dateFourth week of June 2024
PeriodicityBiannually – June and December
FMGE 2024 Registration ModeOnline
Mode of examComputer-based test
Medium of examEnglish
Number of paperTwo-Part A and Part B
Type of questionsObjective type
Total Questions300 multiple-choice questions
Time allotted2 hours 30 minutes for each part
Marking scheme1 mark for every correct responseNo negative marking
SyllabusBased on MBBS curriculum
Qualifying marks150 marks out of 300

Marking Scheme of FMGE Exam Pattern 2024

FMGE 2024 marking scheme for the candidate’s reference is mentioned below.

FMGE 2024: Marking scheme

ParticularsDetails
Correct answer1 mark will be awarded for every correct answer
Incorrect answerNo negative marking

FMGE 2024 Syllabus – Subject-wise weightage

Candidates can go through the detailed subject-wise weightage of FMGE syllabus from the table below.

Pre and Para Clinical Subjects Weightage

SubjectDistribution of marks
Anatomy17
Physiology17
Biochemistry17
Pathology13
Microbiology13
Pharmacology13
Forensic Medicine10
Total100

Clinical subjects Weightage

SubjectsMarks distribution
Medicine and Allied subjects
(I) Medicine33
(II) Psychiatry5
(III) Dermatology and STD5
(IV) Radiotherapy5
General Surgery and Allied subjects
(I) General surgery32
(II) Anaesthesiology5
(III) Orthopedics5
(IV) Radiodiagnosis5
Pediatrics15
Ophthalmology15
Otorhinolaryngology15
Obstetrics and Gynaecology30
Community Medicine30
Total200

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FMGE exam pattern 2024 – Time allocation

Applicants will have to report at the ‘reporting counter’ at 7:00 AM for Part one and 12:00 PM for the second part of FMGE 2024. The gates at the examination center will close 30 minutes prior to the commencement of the exam as per the NBE guidelines. Candidates who fail to report at the examination center on time will not be allowed to appear for the FMGE examination.

ActivitiesPART- APART- B
Entry and biometric registration7:00 AM12:00 PM
Entry closes at exam centre8:30 AM1:30 AM
Grant access for candidate login8:45 AM1:45 PM
Candidates log in to read the instructions8:50 AM1:50 PM
Exam starts9:00 AM2:00 PM
Exam ends11:30 AM4:30 PM