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Subject Wise Weightage for FMGE

Nov 02, 2016

Subject Wise Weightage for FMGE
FMGE exam 2023 June is approaching fast and this is the time to put in your 100% effort into the preparation. Owing to the high difficulty level of the exam, one cannot afford to prepare the entire syllabus. This is because the syllabus is highly vast and one tends to forget the majority of information in this manner. Therefore, the ‘Selective Approach’ is the most effective way of preparation. ‘SMART WORK’ is highly vital to be able to qualify for this high-difficulty level exam. With a view to making your preparation more effective for FMGE, we have brought forward this post which will provide insights into the Subject Wise Weightage for FMGE. Also read: How to Utilize final 45 days for preparation of FMGE The ‘FMGE Subject Wise Weightage’ will help in structuring your preparation and prioritising subjects from the examination viewpoint.
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FMGE Marks Distribution and Exam Pattern

The FMGE marks distribution and FMGE exam pattern are as follows:
  1. FMGE Exam Pattern:

    • The FMGE exam is a computer-based test (CBT) that consists of 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQs).
    • The exam is conducted in two parts - Part A & Part B.
    • The exam is conducted in English only.
    • The duration of the exam is 300 minutes (5 hours). A total of 2 Hours and 30 Minutes is allowed for each part.
    • There is no negative marking for incorrect answers.
  2. FMGE Marks Distribution:

    • Each MCQ is worth 1 mark, making the total marks for the exam 300.
    • The questions are divided into two parts: Part A and Part B.
    • Part A consists of 100 MCQs and covers subjects pre and para-clinical subjects including Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, and Forensic Medicine.
    • Part B consists of 200 MCQs and covers clinical subjects including Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Community Medicine, and Psychiatry.
    • To pass the FMGE exam, candidates must score a minimum of 150 marks out of 300 (50%).
Overall, the FMGE exam is a comprehensive test that evaluates the knowledge and understanding of medical graduates who have studied abroad. Candidates who wish to take the exam should carefully study the FMGE exam pattern and FMGE marks distribution to ensure they are well-prepared for the test. Check here: The much awaited FMGE June 2023 result is now out. Watch this video to understand how to proceed with your FMGE preparations and which subject to start first as per the weightage in the FMGE.

FMGE Subject Wise Weightage

FMGE marks distribution and the number of questions asked from each subject is given below:


Number of questions asked


  • ANATOMY                            17
  • PHYSIOLOGY                       17
  • BIOCHEMISTRY                   17
  • PATHOLOGY                        13
  • MICROBIOLOGY                  13
  • PHARMACOLOGY                 13
  • FORENSIC MEDICINE           10










  • ORTHOPEDICS             05
  • RADIODIAGNOSIS        05


  • MEDICINE                       33
  • PSYCHIATRY                   05
  • RADIOTHERAPY              05
We hope that the FMGE Subject Wise Weightage listed above will definitely help you in streamlining your preparation for FMGE. You can also take the help of our study resources available on the PrepLadder app to strengthen your preparation. For instance, PrepLadder's QBank Next Edition is a complete preparation tool with over 70% clinical-based questions as per the latest exam pattern. It will help you practice MCQs and understand what to expect in the exam. Here are some FMGE Preparation Related articles:
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