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FMGE July 2023 Exam Analysis

Jul 31, 2023

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FMGE July 2023 Exam Analysis

FMGE exam analysis july 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. 

FMGE July 2023 Exam Analysis

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. 

The Overall Difficulty of the FMGE Exam

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. 

General Pattern of the Questions As per the survey and FMGE exam analysis july 2023

What did the candidates say about the questions?

35.2% of candidates found questions difficult

Whereas 63% found questions to be moderate

candidates say about FMGE exam questions difficulty

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.

Number of Questions Attempted by the FMGE exam Candidates

Time Allotted

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. 

FMGE exam Time Allotted

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.  

FMGE exam analysis: Difficulty Level of the Questions

Specific Strategies Employed by Some Students

FMGE exam analysis 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.

FMGE Recall Rush & FMGE Flashback series review

Overall Exam Experience

FMGE 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

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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.


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Raminder Singh

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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