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FMGE Dec 2020- Exam Analysis

Dec 05, 2020

December 2020’s last series of scheduled Foreign Medical Graduate Examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) concluded with much fervor.

We have consolidated data from 6000+ students who took the FMGE Exam to help you understand how the exam was for the others. The data has been compiled from all the responses to present an accurate picture of the exam standard.

Overall Difficulty

The exam was Moderate to Difficult

The majority of the students (73.8%) who appeared for the exam stated that the exam stood ‘MODERATE’.

About 16.7% of students rated it as easy while only 9.5% felt that the exam was difficult.


Pattern of questions

  • There were more image-based question which made the exam less difficult
  • Easy questions with confusing options


Subjects with low weightage

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Anesthesia


Subjects with high weightage

  • Obs & Gynae
  • Surgery
  • Medicine
  • PSM


How many questions did the students attempt?

No. of questions attempted

Percentage of candidates

< 150








In our survey, 79.1% of students felt that the exam was easy to finish within 3 hours while 20.9% of students faced difficulty in completing the exam on time.


Here’s what the students have to say:

72% of students surveyed said that PrepLadder’s All India FMGE Championship exams helped them during the exam

Thank you for the kind words, we wish you a successful career.


We are delighted to share that many questions asked in the FMGE were direct repeats from the PrepLadder app.

We’ll soon share the solved exam with a video explanation by The Dream Team.


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