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FMGE 2020: Licensing Exam To be Held In August/September, Scroll Down For Important Details & Dates 

Latest Updates about FMGE 2020. The news underlines that postponement of the Exam Date for FMGE.

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination/FMGE is a licensing exam administered by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) to examine the medical aspirant who has Indian Citizenship or OCI and has completed his/her primary medical qualification from a medical school established in foerign country. Such medical students who aspire to complete the medical practical in India must qualify FMGE to get registered with the Medical Council of India (MCI)/State Medical Council (SMC).

FMGE was introduced in India in 2002, so the students who qualified their primary degree program on or before 15th March 2002, need not take this examination. FMGE is not an entrance exam but only a licensing exam for a foreign medical graduate.

FMGE 2020 Highlights

Details

Features

Name of the exam

Foreign Medical Graduate Examination/FMGE

Conducting Body

National Board of Examination/NBE

Type of Examination

Licensing Exam

Mode of exam

Online

Frequency of conduct

Twice a year

No. of attempts allowed

Three

Duration of Exam

Part A – 150 min.s

Part B – 150 min.s

Purpose of examination

For provisional/permanent registration certificate from the MCI for Indian nationals and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)

Recent Update

Initially scheduled exam date of the FMGE 2020 June session has been postponed. The examination will now be held in August or September. The revised schedule of FMGE 2020 examination is updated on the official website of natboard.edu.in.

FMGE 2020: Important Dates

Events

Dates

Commencement of Registration

2nd week of June 2020

Last date for new registration 

Last week of June 2020

Last date for th online submission of the application form

Last week of June 2020

Correction window for Application Form

1st week of July 2020

Issuance of Admit cards

2nd week of August 2020

Date of Examination

3rd week of August 2020

Results Declaration

3rd  week of September 2020

Availability of the scoresheet for download

Last week of September 2020

Note: The dates are tentative and subjected to change.

FMGE 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Indian Citizen or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

Qualification: Qualification in primary medical degree exam that is equivalent to MBBS degree program in the country wherein the institute presenting the qualification is established..

Completion of primary qualification on or before April 31, 2020

Number of attempts: A total three attempts are permitted. After the failure in three attempts, the candidate becomes ineligible for the registration with the Medical Council of India/ State Medical Council. 

Exemptions: Candidates qualified their UG medical exams from the countries mentioned below need not appear for FMGE to register with MCI, provided they are allowed to practice as a medical practitioner in the concerned country.

  • United Kingdom
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • United States of America
  • Canada

FMGE 2020: Selection Process

As FMGE 2020 is a licensing exam, the qualification in the same would not indicate the eligibility of the candidate to get enrolled in any medical school or institute. The qualification in FMGE marks an eligibility of the qualified candidate to practice the medical profession as a registered medical practitioner in India by registering him/herself with the Medical Council of India (MCI) .

FMGE Application: The candidates who aspire and are eligible to appear for FMGE 2020, must register themselves on the official website of the National Board of Education (NBE). Once the registration on the NBE’s website is complete, the candidate must fill the application form on the same website. On the successful submission of the FMGE 2020 Registration Form/ FMGE 2020 Application Form, the candidate must keep the copy of the confirmation safe for future use.

FMGE Admit Card: FMGE Admit cards are issued to the successful applicants who duly fill the application forms and complete the application process. FMGE Admit card is an important document to be carried along while appearing for the exam.

FMGE Examination: FMGE takes place in an online mode. As per the FMGE 2020 exam pattern, the examination contains two sections to be attempted in a duration of 2 hours 30 minutes.

FMGE Result: NBE declares the FMGE result in an online mode. The FMGE result simply showcases the qualification or disqualification of the candidate in the examination. FMGE results are downloadable in a PDF format from the official website. 

FMGE Pass Certificates: Pass Certificates for FMGE 2020 are issued to the candidates who qualify the examination. Such certificates need to be collected from NBE’s office by the eligible candidates. On the presentation of Pass certificate at the MCI, tha candidates get a registration certificate as a green signal to practice the medical profession in India.

FAQs

What is the paper-pattern of FMGE 2020?

Paper-pattern of FMGE

Mode of the examination

Online

Language medium of examination

English only

Total no. of questions

300

Type of questions

Objective types- MCQs

Negative marking

No 

Sections

Two viz. Part A and B)

Duration of the examination

5 hours

(2 hour & 30 min.s for each section)

What is the application fee for FMGE?

A non-refundable fee of INR 5,500 is charged by NBE as an application fee without which successful application for the exam is not possible. 

How many exam cities are there for FMGE 2020 ?

FMGE 2929 will be held across 25 exam cities in the country.

Will the candidates get admit cards for FMGE 2020 by post?

No, the admit cards will not be individually sent by post to each and  every candidate. The candidates will have to download the same from the official website.

My FMGE 2020 admit card is misplaced. Where can I get a duplicate from?

The admit card for FMGE 2020 can be re-download from the official website of NBE by following the same process of downloading the FMGE admit card.

 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.