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NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS 1

INDEX
1. Introduction ................................................................................................... 2

2. Instructions for applicants ............................................................................ 2

3. Eligibility Criteria ........................................................................................... 4

4. Fee Structure ................................................................................................ 4

5. Examination Centre ...................................................................................... 5

6. Verification of Documents/ Credentials ........................................................ 5

7. Instructions for filling the Application Form .................................................. 6

8. Admit Cards .................................................................................................. 6

9. Submission of Application form & Checklist ................................................ 7

10. Declaration of Result .................................................................................... 8

11. Declaration by Applicant .............................................................................. 8

12. Syllabus ........................................................................................................ 9

ANNEXURES :
1. Annexure – I Declaration Form .................................................................... 14

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INTRODUCTION
i) The FMGE-Screening Test has been introduced by the Screening Test Regulations
2002. As per the regulations, “An Indian citizen possessing a primary medical
qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of
getting provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any
State Medical Council on or after 15.03.2002 shall have to qualify a screening test
conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section
13 of the Act.”
ii) The Examination is held twice a year at New Delhi.
iii) The test is conducted in English language.
iv) The exam consists of one paper.
v) There will be 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQ) of single response type in the
paper (Divided in two sittings of 150 questions each).
vi) There is NO negative marking.
vii) An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains
a minimum of 50% of marks in the examination.
viii) Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed at the website and office
of NBE. There is no provision for declaration of marks obtained or reevaluation/
retotalling.
ix) The applicants who qualify the Screening Test may apply to the Medical Council of
India, New Delhi or to any State Medical Council for provisional registration /
permanent registration.
x) There are no restrictions on number of attempts that can be availed by an applicant.

Important dates to Remember


1. Sale of Information Bulletin : 29th October 2007
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2. Last date for Receiving of Application Forms : 30 November 2007
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3. Last date for Receiving of Application Forms (with late fees) : 14 December 2007
4. Dispatch of Admit Cards will begin : Last week of February 2008
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5. Date of Exam : 30 March 2008

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS


1. Instructions in the booklet are liable to changes based on decisions taken by the
Government / Medical Council / Competent Authority / Court decisions from time to
time. Applicants are required to refer to the latest bulletin or corrigendum that may be
issued to incorporate these changes.
2. Application forms can be downloaded from website www.natboard.edu.in; downloaded
forms have to be submitted alongwith form fee of Rs.500.00
3. No Queries of the Applicant/Guardians/Parents will be entertained on
telephone with regard to the eligibility and disclosures of results.
4. Applicants, for eligibility criteria, should go through the bulletin carefully
before writing to the Board’s office.

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5. Submission of incomplete applications or applications not in accordance with


instructions will not be considered and the candidates will be declared ineligible. In
such cases, the entire fees will be forfeited.
6. Applicants are required to submit all the requisite annexures with the application form;
lack of relevant annexure shall lead to cancellation of application form and the entire
fees will be forfeited.
7. Applicants should have passed the Primary Medical Qualification i.e. MBBS or
Equivalent degree and must submit proof of passing the same with the application
form. In absence of Proof of Passing certificate before the last date of application
submission, the application shall be treated as incomplete and fees will be forfeited.
8. Candidates are required to submit copies of degrees, duly attested by a Gazetted
Officer and self-certified. The foreign medical degrees should be attested either by
the Embassy of India or should be Apostilled by the appropriate authority.
For details regarding Apostilled documents, candidates may refer to the website of
Ministry of External Affairs (www.meaindia.nic.in)
9. Applicants are advised to fill their postal address correctly as this address shall
be used for sending the Roll Numbers and Results.
10. Fees once paid will neither be carried forward to a future date nor be refunded under
any circumstances.
11. Applications of applicants producing false or fabricated records will not be
considered and such applicants will be further debarred from appearing in the
future examinations of the board. Action as deemed appropriate by the Board
will be taken if false or fabricated records/information are submitted or any
unfair means are used.
12. Roll numbers / results can be seen at the website www.natboard.edu.in
13. Roll number can be downloaded from the website and quoted when not received by
post in time.
14. Appearance or success in the screening test does not confer any right upon candidate
for seeking registration with MCI/State Medical Council.
Registration of FMG by the MCI /State Medical Council is subject to fulfillment of MCI
/State Medical Council criteria/rules/regulations framed for this purpose.
15. Undertaking by applicant as per Annexure ‘A’ has to be submitted with application
form.
16. Notifications, regulations etc. issued by Government of India, Medical Council of India
may be referred for eligibility criteria, pattern, schedule of exam. There is no provision
for retotalling/re-evaluation/declaration of marks.
17. The Admit Card is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is punishable
offence under law. CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR PASSPORT
ALONGWITH THE ADMIT CARD FOR ENTRY TO THE EXAMINATION CENTRE.
National Board of Examinations reserves its absolute right to verify the identity of the
applicant/examinees/candidates.
18. Jurisdiction for all disputes shall be at Delhi/New Delhi in the Delhi
High Court.

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria :

i) He / She is a citizen of India.

ii) Possesses primary medical qualifications that are recognized by the Government of
the country issuing that qualification and the holder of that qualification is entitled for
practice in that country. The said medical school must be listed in WHO directory of
medical schools.

iii) He / She had obtained “Eligibility Certificate’ from the Medical Council of India
(applicable only in respect to students who took admission abroad on or after
15.03.2002). This requirement shall not be necessary in respect of Indian citizens
who have obtained admission in foreign medical institute before
15th March 2002.

iv) All students who have taken admission abroad prior to 15.03.2002 and are required
to qualify the Screening Test for their registration, shall be allowed to appear in the
Screening Test even if they do not meet the minimum admission norms of MCI for
joining undergraduate medical course, subjected to the compliance of the Judgment(s)
of the Hon’ble Supreme Court/Competent Courts in this regard including but not limited
to judgment dated 8th March 2002 in Civil Appeal No. 2779 of 2000 & other judgments
/orders as well as instructions issued by MCI from time to time.

v) From 15.03.2002 and onwards all students are required to obtain an Eligibility
Certificate from MCI before proceeding abroad for studies in Medicine.

vi) Applicants/Candidates may also refer to Screening Test Regulations and Regulations on
Graduate Medical Education, Eligibility Certificate Regulations issued by Medical Council
of India. The same may be referred to at www.mciindia.org or obtained from Secretary,
Medical Council of India, Sector 8 Pocket 14, Dwarka, New Delhi. Telephone: 25367033,
25367035 Fax: 25367024.

FEE STRUCTURE
a) Examination fee Rs. 3000/- (Rupees Three Thousand)
b) Form fee Rs. 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred)
c) Late fees Rs. 1500/- (Rupees One Thousand Five hundred)
d) Fees has to be paid by a single demand draft and the Bank Draft should be in favor of
“National Board of Examinations” payable at New Delhi.
Note : Candidates downloading the form from Internet are required to pay the
form fees.

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EXAMINATION CENTRE
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a) The exam shall be held on 30 March 2008 at New Delhi
b) Timing of the exam are:
i) Paper I – Forenoon/ Ist Session 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
ii) Paper I – Afternoon/ IInd Session 2:00 PM to 04:30 PM
c) Reporting Time for candidates for the first and second sitting is 09:15 AM and 01:15PM
respectively.
d) The Exact venue at New Delhi Shall be notified in the Admit Card.
e) Applicants are to make own arrangements for Travel /lodging etc.
f) All candidates are required to bring their Passport as proof of Identity at the exam
center.

VERIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS /
CREDENTIALS
Applicants are required to submit attested (self attested and by Gazetted Officer) copies of
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i) Date of Birth (Class X certificate) issued by the respective Board of Examination
ii) Copy of Passport of the applicant
iii) 10+2 passing certificate issued by the respective Board of Examination
iv) 10+2 mark sheet issued by the respective Board of Examination
v) Certificate of Passing Primary Medical Qualification i.e. MBBS or equivalent or
equivalent degree certificate with mark sheet.Candidates are required to submit copies
of degrees, duly attested by a Gazetted Officer and self-certified. The degrees should
be attested either by the Embassy of India or should be Apostilled by the appropriate
authority.
For details regarding Apostilled documents, candidates may refer to the website of
Ministry of External Affairs www.meaindia.nic.in
vi) Internship Certificate (if done abroad)
vii) Eligibility Certificate issued by MCI (if available)
viii) Translated copies (in English / Hindi) to be furnished if the certificates are in language
other than English / Hindi.

z APPLICANTS TO ENSURE THAT ATTESTED COPIES OF ALL THE


CERTIFICATES MENTIONED ABOVE ARE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH THE
APPLICATION FORM;
z FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE SAME WITH APPLICATION FORM SHALL LEAD TO
THE APPLICATION FORM BEING TREATED AS INCOMPLETE & FEES
FORFEITED.
z NO INTERIM CORRESPONDENCE IN THIS REGARD SHALL BE ENTERTAINED

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING THE


APPLICATION FORM
i) Write in capital letters only and tick the required information in the boxes wherever
provided.
ii) Please note that your name, your father’s name, and your date of birth should be
exactly the same as in your High School or your first Board/University examination
Certificate.
iii) A total of 4 copies of recent passport size colour photograph of the applicant are
required (Two Pasted on application form and two photographs without any attestation
pasted on a sheet of paper). The photographs must bear nameplate of the applicant.
iv) Application form must be signed by the applicant. Application form without signature
will not be considered and shall be rejected.
v) The applicant is required to give the postal address in capital letters with pin code
number.

ADMIT CARDS
i) Admit Card will be issued to all eligible applicants whose complete Application Forms
have been received by NBE on or before the last date of receiving the application
form.
ii) The Applicant should carefully examine the Admit Card and ensure that all the entries
therein are correct. In case of any discrepancy, the same shall be brought to notice
of the National Board of Examinations.
iii) The Admit Card is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is punishable
offence under law. CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR PASSPORT
ALONGWITH THE ADMIT CARD FOR ENTRY TO THE EXAMINATION CENTRE.
National Board of Examinations reserves its absolute right to verify the identity of the
applicant/examinees/candidates.
iv) All applicants shall carefully preserve the Admit Card till the registration process is
complete.
v) In an unlikely event of Non-receipt of Admit Card: Applicants are advised to take a
print out of their Roll nos. from website and paste one photo (self attested) on the
same. Applicants are advised to bring his/ her passport as a proof of identification.
vi) National Board of Examinations will not be responsible for any postal delay or
unforeseen reasons resulting in non/late receipt of the Admit Card.

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vii) A plea that the applicant failed to receive the information for appearing in the Screening
Test will not be accepted as a ground for the refund of fee or any other claim.
viii) National Board of Examinations reserves the absolute right to withdraw the
permission, if any, granted inadvertently to any applicant who is not eligible to
appear in the Screening Test even though an Admit Card has been issued or
name displayed on the website/notice board of the Board.
ix) Issuance of Admit Card or display of the applicants name on the website of the
Board does not confer any right whatsoever by the applicant for his / her eligibility for
the purpose of registration by MCI.
x) National Board of Examinations reserves the absolute right to withdraw/cancel the
result of candidate who was not eligible to appear in screening Test but was
inadvertently granted permission for appearing in screening Test.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM


Application forms must be submitted within the stipulated time specified in the advertisement
& on website. Applicants are requested to ensure that they submit the complete application
form, in the envelope provided to reach NBE on or before the last date. Applications
received after the last date will not be accepted.

The completed Application form shall be sent to the following address:


APPLICATION FOR FMGE- 03/2008
National Board of Examinations
(Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India)
Post Box – 4931, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road)
New Delhi – 110029

Check List :
Documents required to be attached: (Please arrange in following order)
1. Bank Draft
2. Application Form (Scanable & Non-Scanable form)
3. Annexure ‘A’ duly signed by the applicant
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4. Copy of 10 passing certificate (for date of birth)
5. Copy of Passport of the applicant
6. Copy of 10+2 passing certificate
7. Copy of 10+2 mark sheet
8. Copy of primary medical qualification

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9. Copy of internship certificate (if done abroad)
10. Copy of eligibility certificate issued by MCI (if applicable)
11. Total Four copies of recent passport sized photographs of applicant (2 on the
Application Form, Two Photos pasted on a sheet of paper)
Note : Translated copies (in English / Hindi) of primary medical qualification and
other certificates if the above are in language other than English/ Hindi

z APPLICANTS TO ENSURE THAT ATTESTED COPIES OF ALL THE


CERTIFICATES MENTIONED ABOVE ARE SUBMITTED ALONG WITH THE
APPLICATION FORM.
z FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE SAME WITH APPLICATION FORM SHALL LEAD TO
THE APPLICATION FORM BEING TREATED AS INCOMPLETE & FEES
FORFEITED.
z NO INTERIM CORRESPONDENCE IN THIS REGARD SHALL BE ENTERTAINED.

DECLARATION OF RESULT OF SCREENING TEST


z The Result of the Screening Test will be declared on the website of the Board
(www.natboard.edu.in) and Notice Board at Ansari Nagar office
z Certificate of passing shall be sent to the eligible applicants by Speed Post Only
within four weeks from the date of declaration of results. Candidates are advised
not to approach the Boards office for the same.
z Result letters shall be sent to unsuccessful candidates by post/speed post.
z Applicants are advised to enter the postal address correctly,
the certificate shall be sent at the postal address mentioned in application
form.
z There is no provision for reevaluation/ retotaling /declaration of marks.
z Request for issuance of duplicate copy of results will not be entertained
under ordinary circumstances. Candidates will be required to submit fee of
Rs. 500/- along with affidavit in prescribed format for the same.

DECLARATION BY THE APPLICANT


The applicant MUST sign the declaration (column 19 of the application form).
The place and date should also be mentioned. Application Form without signature or with
different signature at two places will be treated as incomplete and will
be rejected.

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SYLLABUS
PRE AND PARA CLINICAL SUBJECTS Marks 100
ANATOMY
1. General Anatomy : Basic tissues to body, Terminology & Nomenclature
2. Elements of Anatomy Osteology, Arthrology, Myology, Angiology,
Neurology
3. Regional Anatomy : Upper limb, Lower limb Thorax-including
diaphragm Abdomen and Pelvis, Head, Neck Brain
and Spinal cord.
4. Embryology : Development of individual organs and systems
Postnatal growth & development
5 Histology : General Histology Microanatomy of individual
organs & systems
6 Human Genetics : Principles of Human genetics and Molecular
biology
7. Radiological Anatomy : Skiagrams, Special X-rays, Principles of imaging
techniques.
8. Surface Anatomy : In cadavers, in the living
9. Sectional Anatomy : Thorax, Abdomen, Head, Neck and Brain
10. Applied Anatomy
PHYSIOLOGY
1. General Physiology
2. Body fluids - Blood
3. Nerve and Muscle
4. Gastrointestinal Tract
5. Kidney
6. Skin and Body temperature
7. Endocrine Glands
8. Reproduction
9. Cardiovascular System
10. Respiratory System
11. Central Nervous Systems
12. Special Senses
BIOCHEMISTRY
1. Cell and Sub-cellular structures
2. Hydrogen Ion concentration Acid, Bases, Buffers, Handerson-Haselbach equation
3. Isotopes and their Application
4. Carbohydrates
5. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
6. Lipids
7. Nuclear Acids
8. Enzymes
9. Vitamins
10. Biological Oxidation
11. Digestion and Absorption from GI Tract
12. Intermediary Metabolism
13. Carbohydrate Metabolism
14. Lipid Metabolism
15. Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
16. Purine and Primidine Metabolism
17. Minerals
18. Biochemical Genetics and Protein Biosynthesis
19. Tissue Biochemistry
20. Liver Functions
21. Nutrition and Energy Metabolism

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PATHOLOGY
1. Cell injury
2. Inflammation and Repair
3. Immunopathology
4. Infectious diseases
5. Circulatory disturbances
6. Growth disturbances and Neoplasia
7. Nutritional and other disorders
8. Genetic disorder
9. Haematology
10. Cardiovascular Pathology
11. Respiratory Pathology
12. Pathology of Kidney and urinary Tract
13. Hepato-Biliary Pathology
14. Lymphoreticular System / Spleen
15. Reproductive System (male & female)
16. Diseases of the Breast
17. Musculoskeletal System
18. Endocrine pathology
19. Neuropathology
20. Dermato-Pathology
21. Ocular Pathology
MICROBIOLOGY
1. General Microbiology
2. Immunology
3. Bacteriology
4. General Virology
5. Systemic Virology
6. Mycology
7. Parasitology
8. Clinical / Applied Microbiology
PHARMACOLOGY
1. General Pharmacology
2. Autonomic Nervous System
3. Cardio-vascular System
4. Diuretics
5. Drugs affecting blood and blood formation
6. Autocoids and related drugs
7. Respiratory System
8. Gastro-intestinal System
9. Endocrine pharmacology
10. Central Nervous System
11. Psychopharmacology
12. Drugs in Anaesthetic practice
13. Chemotherapy
14. Toxicology
15. Clinical Pharmacology and Rational drug use
FORENSIC MEDICINE
1. Definitions
2. Courts of India
3. Court procedures
4. Medical Certifications & medico-legal reports including dying declaration
5. Death
6. Changes after death
7. Inquest by police, magistrate and coroner
8. Identification
9. Examination of mutilated human remains
10. Medico-legal autopsies
11. Mechanical injuries and wounds
12. Examination of an injury case
13. Injuries due to physical agents & their medico legal importance
14. Asphyxial death
15. Death due to malnutrition, neglect battered babies

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16. Dowry death


17. Virginity, sexual offences, sexual perversions
18. Legitimacy
19. Pregnancy and delivery
20. Infanticide
21. Biological fluids
22. Seminal stains
23. Forensic Psychiatry
24. Medical Jurisprudence
25. Toxicology
CLINICAL SUBJECTS Marks 200
GENERAL SURGERY
1. Hemorrhage and shock
2. Fluid, electrolyte and Acid balance, nutrition
3. Skin tumours, burns, skin grafting
4. Arterial diseases
5. Venous diseases
6. Lymphatic and Lymph nodes
7. Wounds
8. Specific and non-specific injections
9. Tumors, Cysts, Ulcers and Sinuses and Fistulae
10. Infections of Hand and Foot
11. Diseases of muscle, tendons, bursae and fascia
12. Hernia
13. Umbilical granuloma, fistula, adenoma
14. Abdominal Wall
15. Face, Teeth, Gums, Mouth, Tongue, Salivary glands, Neck
16. Thyroid Glands, Thyroglossal Tract and Endocrines
17. Breast
18. Sympathetic System
19. Cranio-Cerebral injuries
20. Brain, Nerves
21. Genito-Urinary System
22. Kidneys and Ureters
23. Urinary Bladder
24. Prostrate
25. Urethra
26. Penis, Testis and Scrotum
27. Vasectomy and Recanalisation
28. Cardiothoracis System
29. Oesophagus, Stomach and Duodenum
30. Spleen, Liver, Gall Bladder and bile ducts
31. Pancreas
32. Peritoneum
33. Intestines, intestinal obstruction
34. Appendix
35. Rectum and Anal Canal
ANESTHESIA
1. Anatomy of upper airway
2. Physiology of Respiration O2/CO2 transport. Methods of oxygen therapy.
3. Pre-operative evaluation/pre-medication
4. Anaesthetic agents, stages of Anaesthesia
5. Principles and mechanism of administration of general anaesthetics, balanced Anaesthesia
6. IPPV, Endotracheal Intubations
7. Muscle Relaxants
8. Spinal/Epidural Anesthesia
9. Local Anesthesia
10. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation basic, use of simple ventilators
11. Monitoring
12. ICU, role of anaesthesiologist in ICU
13. Shock

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14. Blood Transfusion and Fluid Electoral Balance
15. Sites of respiratory obstruction and management of airway in an unconscious patient
16. Poisoning
17. Role of anaesthesiologist in acute and chronic relief.
ORTHOPEDICS
1. Traumatology
z Injuries of bones and joints z Injuries of Lower Extremity
z Injuries of the Spine z Vascular Injuries
2. Cold Orthopedics
3. Regional Conditions
4. Neuro-Muscular Disorder
5. Bone and Joint Tuberculosis
6. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
RADIO- DIAGNOSIS
1. Respiratory System
2. Cardiovascular System
3. Gastrointestinal System
4. Obstetrics & Gynaecology
5. Skeletal System
6. Central Nervous System
7. Excretory System
RADIOTHERAPY
1. Principles of Radiotherapy
2. Principles of Chemotherapy
3. Prevention and Early diagnosis of Cancer
4. Principles of Nuclear medicine
5. Common radiation reactions and management
6. Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in commonly seen cancers
7. Radio-isotopes in diagnosis and therapy
PAEDIATRICS
1. Vital statistics
2. Neonatology
3. Growth & Development
4. Nutrition
5. Infections
6. Genetics
7. Pediatric Emergencies
8. Central Nervous System
9. Gastrenterology
10. Nephrology
11. Endocrinology
12. Respiratory System
MEDICINE
1. Clinical Methods in the practice of Medicine
2. Common symptoms of disease
3. Nutrition/Exposure to Physical & Chemical Agents
4. Infections
5. Haematology
6. Respiratory System
7. Cardio-Vascular System
8. Gartro-Intestinal Tract
9. Emergency Medicine
10. Neurological System
11. Nephrology & Urinary system connected to Tissue Disorders
12. Endocrine System
13. Geriatrics
TUBERCULOSIS AND RESPIRATORY DISEASES
Diagnosis and management of common ailments affecting the chest with special emphasis on management
and prevention of Tuberculosis and National Tuberculosis Control Programme.

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PSYCHIATRY
1. History aspects and diagnosis & treatment of mental illness
2. Conduction of Mental Status Examination
3. Behavioral Sciences
4. Different psychoses Clinical features, diagnosis and management of :
5. Schizophrenia
6. Mania and depression
7. Anxiety disorders and hysteria
8. Dementia
9. Alcoholism
10. Drug Abuse
11. Psychiatric emergencies
12. Clinical features, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence
13. Personality disorder
DERMATOLOGY AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
1. Dermatological therapy
2. Lichen Planus
3. Diseases caused by Nutritional and Environmental Factors
4. Infective Disorders
5. Melanocytes, pigment metabolism and other disorders of Pigmentation
6. Allergic Disorders
7. Dermatitis and Eczema
8. Vesiculobullous Diseases
9. Alopecia and Hirsutism
10. Structure and functions of Sebaceous glands and Disease
11. Leprosy
12. Psorasis
13. STD
OPHTHALMOLOGY
Basic sciences – Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Elementary Optics, Diseases of
the Eye
1. Conjunctiva
2. Cornea
3. Sclera
4. Uveal Tract
5. Lens
6. Vitreous
7. Glaucoma
8. Retina
9. Optic Nerve
10. Intra-Occular Tumors
11. Squint
12. Orbit
13. Lacrimal System
14. Lids
15. Refractive Errors
16. Injuries
17. Ophthalmic Surgery
18. Community Ophthalmology
19. Miscellaneous
OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY
1. Diseases of the Ear
2. Diseases of Nose and Para Nasal sinuses
3. Diseases of Nasopharynx
4. Diseases of Trachea
5. Oesophagus

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OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
1. Anatomy of the Female reproductive Tract
2. Physiology of conception
3. Development of foetus and placenta
4. Diagnosis of pregnancy
5. Maternal changes in pregnancy
6. Antenatal care
7. Abnormal obstetrics
8. Normal labour
9. Normal puerparium
10. Breast Feeding
11. Care of new born
12. Medical termination of pregnancy
13. Family planning
14. Operative obstetrics
15. Post caesarian pregnancy
16. Pharmaco therapeutics in obstetrics
17. Safe motherhood
18. Maternal morbidity, and morality
19. Medico legal aspects
20. RCH
21. Current topics
22. Vaginal discharge
23. Menstrual disorder
24. Fertility, infertility
25. Endometriosis and allied states
26. Genital injuries and fistulae
27. Genital infections
28. Genital prolapse
29. Tumours
30. Carcinomia
31. Radiotherapy in gynaecology
32. Chemotherapy in gynaecology
33. Endoscopy
34. Diseases of breast
35. Operative gynaecology
COMMUNITY MEDICINE
1. Evaluation of Public Health and Concepts of Health
2. Environment and Health
3. Health Education
4. Nutrition and Dietetics
5. Occupational Health
6. Medical Sociology and Community Mental Health
7. Fundamentals of Biostatistics
8. Basic Epidemiology
9. Epidemiology of Specific Diseases
10. Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
11. Demography
12. Reproductive and Child Health
13. School Health
14. Urban Health
15. Health System in India
16. Health Planning and Management including Disaster Management
17. International Health

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ANNEXURE ‘A’




I _____________________________________________________________


S/o or D/o ____________________________________ aged around _________ years



R/o ________________________________________________________ having obtained




my Primary Medical Qualification (MBBS or equivalent degree)




from_____________________________________________________________


do declare and certify as under :





1. I am a citizen of India




2. That I am aware that my appearance / success in Screening Test does not confer any

right whatsoever for registration with MCI / any other State Medical Council.




3. I understand that my registration with MCI / State Medical Council is subject to fulfillment


of the eligibility criteria laid by them and in accordance with judgments of Hon’ble


Supreme Court of India/any other Competent Court in this regard.





4. I have read the information bulletin for FMGE March 2008 and hereby certify that I am


eligible to appear in the said exam, I have not submitted any incorrect or false


information to the National Board of Examinations for this purpose and I am aware


that I shall be liable for action in the event of submission of any incorrect or false


information.






(Signature of Applicant)



Name ..........................................................................


Date :

Place :