Jul 31, 2023
The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) conducted the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) on July 30th, 2023. Thousands of FMGs keen to obtain a license for practising Medicine in India participated in the exam.
This blog post will give you an overview of the FMGE July 2023 exam.
If you are someone who will be appearing for the FMGE December 2023 exam, then this blog will acquaint you with the exam experience of your seniors and crucial insights that will help you prepare for the exam accordingly.
What type of questions did they come across in the exam, their difficulty level, the length of the paper, specific strategies employed by aspirants, etc., are some points we’ll discuss in this blog.
So, let’s begin.
To understand and obtain first-hand experience of the FMGE July 2023 exam, we shared a questionnaire with the doctors asking them to share their views about the exam. And this is what they had to say.
The Overall Difficulty of the Exam
62.3% of candidates found the exam to be Moderate.
37.7% felt the exam was difficult.
General Pattern of the Questions
As per the survey and exam analysis:
35.2% of questions were clinical.
55.6% were concepts based.
And 9.3% were One-Liners.
What did the candidates say about the questions?
35.2% of candidates found questions difficult
Whereas 63% found questions to be moderate
Which subjects had high weightage?
As per the survey, the subjects that had high marks weightage are-
Number of Questions Attempted by the Candidates
As per the survey, most students (96.4%) attempted 150-200 questions.
Time management plays an essential role while writing any competitive exam. We asked the FMGE aspirants if the allotted time to complete the test was enough!
And we got this in our answer. 75% of the students stated that the time given was sufficient and that they could finish the test in the stipulated time.
Whereas 25% of the students felt that the time allotted was insufficient to complete the test.
Difficulty Level of the Questions
The survey revealed that 33.9 % of the candidates found the clinical scenarios difficult.
46.4% of the candidates felt that the questions were easy but had confusing options to choose the answer from.
19.6% of the candidates said they encountered one-liner questions they had never heard before.
Specific Strategies Employed by Some Students
Were FMGE Recall Rush & FMGE Flashback series on YouTube useful for your last-minute exam preparation?
We always take pride in our high-quality study resources that help our students ace their exam preparation and help them understand the nitty-gritty of topics.
More than 50% of our students found FMGE Recall Rush & FMGE Flashback series on YouTube helpful for their last-minute preparation.
Overall Exam Experience
Now you have a fair idea about the FMGE July 2023 exam and your seniors' experience. We hope when you prepare for the exam, the pointers shared above will serve as a guiding light for you.
Also Read: FMGE Previous Year Questions for Medicine
To further understand the FMGE July 2023 exam, do watch the Mega Recall Session conducted by our Dream Team, where they have discussed the questions of PSM, ENT, Biochemistry, Radiology, and Pediatrics.
FMGE June 2023 result has been released today by the NBE. Check now
Similarly, you can also watch another session where our Dream Team talked about the questions pertaining to subjects like Anatomy, Pathology, Microbiology, FMT, Dermatology, Surgery, Anaesthesia, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology, Physiology, Orthopedics, Pharmacology, and OBG.
Raminder is a Content Manager at PrepLadder. He has worked in several aspects of the education industry throughout his career and has assisted numerous candidates in cracking major competitive exams.
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