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FMGE| Exam Analysis: December 2021 | Because no one knows it better than the aspirants!

Dec 13, 2021


Thousands of doctors aiming to get registered as medical practitioners in India appeared for the FMGE on 12th December 2021. Understanding the various aspects of the exam is crucial for :

1) The ones engrossed in their FMGE exam preparation to excel in the exam to be conducted in 2022, and 

2) The aspirants who appeared for it yesterday (we know you have been making curious calls to know what your peers thought about it!). You have a list of questions, and we have the answers to those, and also to the questions you forgot to ask!

We got in touch with some of the doctors who took the exam, conducted a survey, and compiled their responses to help you in the best way possible.

FMGE| Exam Analysis

The overall difficulty level of the exam:

71.7 % of the candidates felt that the exam was Moderate.

21.7% of them found this year’s FMGE Difficult.

6.6% of the candidates stated that the exam was Easy.

General pattern of the FMGE 2021 (December):

According to the analysis, 40 % of the questions were conceptual, 46.3 % aimed at testing clinical knowledge, and  11.7 % of the questions were one-liners.

What did the candidates say about the questions?

Number of attempted questions: 

There were 300 questions in all and as per the survey, the majority of the candidates (91.7%) attempted 250-300 questions, 2.5% of them attempted 200-250 questions, 4.5% of the candidates attempted 150-200 questions, and 1.3% of the aspirants attempted less than 150 questions.

No. of questions attemptedPercentage of candidates
< 1501.3%

Subjects with low weightage:




Subjects with high weightage: 

The following subjects enjoyed the status of ‘high weightage’-



Obstetrics and Gynaecology


Time management during an entrance exam can be very tricky. So we asked the candidates if the allotted time was sufficient to complete the test or not.

The good news is that the majority of the students (88.3%) were of the opinion that the allotted time was enough.

However, 11.7 % of them stated that the given time was not sufficient to attempt all the questions.

Difficulty level of the questions:

53.3% of the candidates stated that the questions were easy but had confusing options to choose from.

25% of them found the clinical scenarios difficult.

21.7% of the candidates said that the questions comprised some one liners they had not heard of before.

Specific strategies employed by some students:

Social distancing:

After the country witnessed a devastating second wave of COVID-19, it is crucial that preventive measures are followed. Many candidates stated that social distancing was practised at the examination centres as required.

Overall exam experience:

There is no feeling as gratifying as the one we experienced on learning that many questions were direct repeats from the test conducted by PrepLadder. And do you know what serves as our favorite source of motivation to give you the best? The ‘thank you’ messages shared by our app users to express their gratitude for the companionship PrepLadder offers throughout their preparation journeys.

This consolidates our resolve to give the FMGE aspirants an impeccable learning experience.

A detailed video covering all the aspects of the FMGE (December) 2021 is in the making.

So stay tuned!

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Ridhima Arora

Ridhima is a Content Writer at PrepLadder. She aims at making a significant difference in the academic journeys of Medical PG, NEET SS, and CAT aspirants through her content.