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FMGE 2013 Sep 29 September : Last Date for Application : 30th June 2013

FMGE 2013 Sep 29 September : Last Date for Application : 30th June 2013
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FMGE 2013 Sep 29 September : Last Date for Application : 30th June 2013

FMGE 2013 Sep 29 September : Last Date for Application : 30th June 2013

Information Bulletin
&
Application Form
for
SCREENING TEST
for
INDIAN NATIONALS
with
FOREIGN MEDICAL QUALIFICATIONS
September – 2013
NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Ring Road,
New Delhi-110 029, Phone : 011-46054605
Website: www.natboard.edu.in Email: mail@natboard.edu.in
Cost of Bulletin & Application form: Rs. 750/-
1. 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) NBE is the authority prescribed for conducting the test.
iii) The screening test is held twice a year at New Delhi on last Sunday of March and
September.
iv) The test is conducted in English language.
v) The test consists of one paper.
vi) There are 300 multiple-choice questions (MCQ) of single response type in the paper.
vii) There is NO negative marking.
viii) An applicant shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains
a minimum of 150 marks out of 300 in the examination.
ix) Results (Pass/Fail) for eligible candidates will be displayed at NBE website and
office of NBE. Marks obtained shall be declared for all the candidates and also displayed at
NBE website www.natboard.edu.in.
x) 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.
xi) There are no restrictions on number of attempts that can be availed by an applicant.

Important dates to Remember
1. Availability of Information Bulletin  Online-www.natboard.edu.in : 27th May, 2013  Selected Branches of Indian Bank : 03rd June, 2013
2. Last date for Receipt of Application Forms : 30th June, 2013
3. Last date for Receipt of Application Forms (with late fees) : 12th July, 2013
4. Dispatch of Admit Cards is likely to begin : Last week of Aug. 2013
5. Date of Exam : 29th Sept., 2013 (Sunday)

2. INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS

a) Instructions in the booklet are liable to change 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. Refer NBE website www.natboard.edu.in for
latest updates or corrigendum.
b) Application forms can also be downloaded from NBE website www.natboard.edu.in;
downloaded forms have to be submitted alongwith form fee of Rs.750/-.
c) No Queries of the Guardians/Parents will be entertained on telephone with regard to
the eligibility and disclosures of results.
d) Applicants, for eligibility criteria or any such query, should go through the bulletin
carefully before writing to NBE office.
e) Submission of incomplete application 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.
f) 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.
g) Applicants should have passed the Primary Medical Qualification i.e. MBBS or
Equivalent degree on/before the conduct of exam i.e. 29.09.2013 and must submit
proof of passing the same. In absence of Proof of Passing primary medical qualification
on/before the cut off date, the application shall be treated as incomplete and fees will
be forfeited and candidature shall be cancelled.

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h) The foreign medical degrees should be attested either by the Embassy of India or
should be Apostilled by the appropriate authority of the foreign country. Copy of the
same duly attested by the Gazetted Officer in India, (showing full details i.e. Name,
Designation, office, Government etc.) should also be submitted. Kindly note that the
apostile/attestation is to be as per the screening test regulations (amendment) dated
September 2009.
For details regarding Apostilled documents, candidates may refer to the website of
Ministry of External Affairs (www.meaindia.nic.in)
i) Applicants are advised to fill their postal address correctly as this address
shall be used for sending the Roll Numbers and Results.
j) Fees once paid will neither be carried forward to a future date nor be refunded under
any circumstances. Fee should be paid by Challan & deposited at any branch of
Indian Bank/ Axis Bank.
k) 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 NBE. Action as deemed appropriate by NBE will be
taken if false or fabricated records/information are submitted or any unfair
means are used.

l) Application Status / Roll numbers / results can be seen at NBE website
www.natboard.edu.in
m) Roll number can be downloaded from NBE website and quoted when not received
by post.
n) Appearance or success in the screening test does not confer any right upon a
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.
o) Undertaking by applicant as per Annexure ‘B’ has to be submitted with application form.
p) 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.
q) The Admit Card is not transferable to any other person. Impersonation is a punishable
offence under law. CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR PASSPORT
ALONGWITH THE ADMIT CARD FOR ENTRY TO THE EXAMINATION CENTRE.
(Except candidates who have obtained primary medical qualification from Nepal)
National Board of Examinations reserves its absolute right to verify the identity of
the applicant/examinees/candidates. Candidates obtaining primary medical
qualification from Nepal are required to bring a valid ID proof (Passport/Voter ID/
Pan Card/Aadhaar Card/Driving License).

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r) Candidates are required to strictly adhere to the reporting time as indicated in Admit
Card/Information Bulletin. Exam centre gates shall be closed at 9.00 AM sharp.
Late entry or early exit of candidates is not permissible under any circumstances.
s) Unfair Means : NBE reserves its absolute rights to take penal action as applicable
under civil/criminal procedure/guideline or any other action deemed appropriate
against candidates found using unfair means.
Unfair means includes canvassing for support of a candidate with examiners of
FMG Exam/NBE office/any other functionary/use of electronic gadgets such as
Mobile Phones during exam/Impersonation/use of study aids such as books/notes
etc. during exam/Influencing any functionary of exam system/any other act intended
to breach the sanctity of examination process.
t) Candidates are advised to enter a correct/valid 10 digit mobile number in their
application form for receiving SMS alerts.
Jurisdiction for all disputes shall be exclusively at competent Court in Delhi/
New Delhi only

3. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The Applicant must meet/fulfill the following criteria :
a) He / She is a citizen of India or Overseas Citizen of India.
b) The candidate should possess a primary medical qualification, which is confirmed by
the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as
medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification
is situated.
c) The candidate should have studied for the medical course at the same institute located
abroad for the entire duration of the course from where he/she has obtained the degree.
d) 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 or overseas citizens of
India who have obtained admission in foreign medical institute before 15th March 2002.
e) 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.
f) From 15.03.2002 and onwards all students are required to obtain an Eligibility Certificate
from MCI before proceeding abroad for studies in Medicine.
g) 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.
h) Cut-off date for obtaining the Primary Medical Qualification shall be before the conduct
of exam i.e. before 29thSeptember, 2013. It is mandatory to provide proof/documentary
evidence in support of the candidate having passed final examination for such a primary
medical qualification/posses the primary medical qualification on or before the cut-off
date. In the event of the date of issue of result/proof of primary medical qualification
being after the prescribed cut off date, the application form shall be rejected and candidate
declared as ineligible.
Candidate seeking provisional or permanent registration shall not have to qualify the Screening
Test if he/she holds an Under Graduate medical qualification from Australia/Canada/New
Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America and the holder thereof has also been
awarded a Post Graduate medical qualification in Australia/Canada/New Zealand/ United
Kingdom/United States of America and has been recognized for enrolment as medical
practitioner in that country

4. EXAMINATION CENTRE

a) The exam shall be held on 29th September, 2013 at New Delhi
b) The exam start at 10:30 AM
c) Reporting Time for the candidates is 09:00 AM
d) The Exact venue at New Delhi Shall be notified in the Admit Card.
e) Applicants are required to make their own arrangements for Travel /lodging etc.
f) All candidates (Except candidates who have obtained primary Medical Qualification
from Nepal) are required to bring their Passport as proof of Identity at the exam
center. Candidates may not be allowed to appear in exam if they are unable to
produce original passport. Candidates obtaining Primary Medical Qualification
from Nepal are required to bring a valid ID Proof (Passport/Voter ID/Pan Card/
Aadhaar Card) along with the admit card.
g) Candidates are informed that (due to security reasons) they may not be allowed to
leave the exam center from 09:00 AM till the completion of Examination.

5. PAYMENT OF FEES

Candidates are required to submit the following fees:
a) Examination Fee – Rs 3500/- (Three Thousand Five Hundred)
b) Application Form Fee (to be submitted only by candidates using internet
downloaded forms) – Rs 750/- (Seven Hundred Fifty only)
c) Late Fee – To be submitted by candidates submitting their application form
after the cut off date but before the cut off date with late fee as prescribed in
this Information Bulletin – Rs 1500/- (One Thousand & Five Hundred only)
Deposition of Fees:
By Cash Deposit in the Bank.
The fee as above can be deposited at any branch of the (i) Indian Bank or (ii) Axis
Bank; The list of branches of Axis Bank and Indian Bank can be seen at their website
www.axisbank.com and www.indianbank.in respectively. Kindly use the pay-in-slip
provided along with this Information Bulletin for this purpose. Pay-in-slip can also be
downloaded from NBE Website www.natboard.edu.in. NBE copy of pay-in-slip is
required to be submitted in original alongwith application form.

Kindly Note:-
Fee submitted through demand draft shall not be accepted. There is no fee
deposit counter at NBE Office.
Candidates remaining absent from the examination will forfeit their
examination fee. Candidates are advised to read the rule position
carefully and satisfy the terms and conditions for fulfillment of eligibility
criteria. Fees shall neither be refunded nor carried forward if the appli
cation for FMGE is rejected/candidature is found to be ineligible or candidate
does not appear in examination.

6. VERIFICATION OF DOCUMENTS /CREDENTIALS

Applicants are required to submit attested (by Gazetted Officer) copies of
a) Proof of Date of Birth
b) Copy of Passport of the applicant/Nationality Proof (e.g. voters ID Card)
c) 10+2 passing certificate issued by the respective Board of Examination
d) 10+2 mark sheet issued by the respective Board of Examination
e) Certificate of Passing Primary Medical Qualification (i.e. MBBS or equivalent degree
certificate ) with mark sheet.Candidates are required to submit copies of degrees, duly
attested by a Gazetted Officer. The degrees should be attested either by the Embassy of
India or should be Apostilled by the appropriate authority in the Foreign Country.
For details regarding Apostilled documents, candidates may refer to the website of Ministry
of External Affairs www.meaindia.nic.in
f) Internship Certificate (if done abroad)
g) Eligibility Certificate issued by MCI for candidates who joined the Medical Course on or
after 15.03.2002
h) Translated copies (in English / Hindi) duly attested by Gazetted Officer to be furnished if the
certificates are in a language other than English / Hindi.
i) Equivalence Certificate : From Association of Indian Universities (for candiates who have
done 10+2 abroad)
j) Ex-candidates are required to submit a copy of their latest FMGE fail certificate/result.

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

7. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING THE
APPLICATION FORM

a) Write in capital letters only and tick the required information in the boxes wherever provided.
b) Please note that your name, your father’s name and your date of birth should exactly be the
same as in your High School or your first Board/University Examination Certificate.
c) Applicant is required to submit 4 copies of recent passport size colour photographs
(2 pasted on the application form at appropriate places and 2 photographs without any
attestation pasted on a sheet of paper). The photographs must bear nameplate of
the applicant having name of the candidate & date printed on it. Date must be on or after
27th May, 2013.
d) Application form must be signed by the applicant on both pages. Application form without
signature will not be considered and shall be rejected.
e) Thumb impression of both right and left thumb must be put on the application form at
appropriate places.
f) The applicant is required to give his/her contact postal address in capital letters with
pin code in the application form.
g) Application form must be filled by candidate in his/her own handwriting. Use of proxy for
filling of application form will lead to cancellation of candidature.

8. ADMIT CARDS

a) 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.
b) 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 NBE.
c) In addition to Admit Card issued by NBE or downloaded copy from NBE website
Candidates are required to bring the following as proof of ID to Examination Centre for
Screening Test:-
1. Original Passport (VALID i.e. NOT-EXPIRED), (Mandatory for all candidates except
those who have graduated for Nepal) along with Admit Card.
2. Candidates who have graduated from Nepal must bring any of following(In original):-
(i) Valid ID card (ii) PAN CARD (iii) Driving License (iv) Aadhaar Card (v) Passport.
Entry to the Examination centers shall not be allowed without aforementioned documents.
d) All applicants shall carefully preserve the Admit Card till the registration process is
complete.
e) In an unlikely event of Non-receipt of Admit Card: Applicants are advised to
take a print out of their Roll Nos. from NBE website and paste their photo (self attested)
on the same.
f) NBE will not be responsible for any postal delay or unforeseen reasons resulting in
non/late receipt of the Admit Card.
g) 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.
h) NBE 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 NBE.
i) Issuance of Admit Card or display of the applicants name on the NBE website of the
Board does not confer any right whatsoever by the applicant for his / her eligibility for
the purpose of registration by MCI.
j) NBE 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.

9. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORM
Application forms must be submitted within the stipulated time specified in this information
bulletin. 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- 09/2013
National Board of Examinations
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road)
New Delhi – 110029

Check List :
Documents required to be attached: (Please arrange in following order)
1. NBE copy of Challan/Pay-in-Slip to Fees (Duly Receipted) 
2. Application Form (Scanable & Non-Scanable form) 
3. Annexure ‘B’ duly signed by the applicant 
4. Copy of Date of Birth Proof 
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 certificate 
9. Copy of internship certificate (if done abroad) 
10. Copy of eligibility certificate issued by MCI (if applicable) 
11. Four copies of recent passport sized colour photographs of applicant (2 on the
Application Form, Two Photos pasted on a sheet of paper) The photograph must
bear nameplate of the applicant having name of the candidate & date printed on it.
Date must be on or after 27th May, 2013. 
12. Copy of FMGE fail certificate/result for Ex-candidates. 

10. DECLARATION OF RESULT OF SCREENING TEST
a) The Result of the Screening Test will be declared on the website of NBE
(www.natboard.edu.in) and NBE Notice Board at, Ansari Nagar New Delhi.
b) The detailed scheme for distribution of certificate of passing screening test will be
announced by NBE at www.natboard.edu.in & also informed to successful
candidates. Candidates are advised not to approach NBE office for the same.
c) Result letters shall be sent to unsuccessful candidates by post/speed post.
d) Applicants are advised to enter the postal address correctly.
e) There is no provision for reevaluation/ retotaling. Candidates are advised
not to apply/contact NBE for the same.
f) Marks obtained shall be declared for all the candidates and also displayed
on NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
g) Request for issuance of duplicate copy of results will not be entertained
under ordinary circumstances. Candidates will be required to submit fee of
Rs. 1500/- along with affidavit in prescribed format for the same.
11. 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. Application form not filled by candidate/not signed by candates/filled
by proxy-will be rejected

12. 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
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
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 Syste22. 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
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
 Injuries of bones and joints l Injuries of Lower Extremity
 Injuries of the Spine l 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 SystemRADIOTHERAPY
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.
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 emergencies12. 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
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ANNEXURE ‘A’ (i)
Screening Test Regulations, 2002
(Published in Part III, Section 4 of the Gazette of India
Extra-ordinary issue dated the 18th February,2002)
MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
NOTIFICATION

New Delhi dated the 13th February,2002
No. MCI-203 (9)/2001-Regn/
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 33 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956
(102 of 1956), the Medical Council of India, with the previous sanction of the Central
Government, hereby makes the following regulations, namely: -
1. Short title and commencement –
(1) These regulations may be called the Screening Test Regulations, 2002.
(2)They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Definitions:- In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,-
a. “Act” means the Indian Medical Council Act,1956 (102 of 1956);
b. “Council” means the Medical Council of India constituted under section 3 of the Act;
c. “Permanent Registration” means registration for the purpose of enrolment on any
State Medical Register or Indian Medical Register after obtaining the Primary Medical
qualification followed by completion of such practical training as prescribed either in
India or abroad as per the provisions of the Act;
d. “Prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made under this Act;
e. “Prescribed Authority” means a medical institution or any other examining body
authorized by the Central Government/Medical Council of India to conduct Screening
Test.
f. “Primary Medical qualification” means a medical qualification awarded by any medical
institution outside India which is a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical
practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is
situated and which is equivalent to MBBS in India;
g. “Provisional Registration” means provisional registration in a State Medical Register
or Indian Medical Register for the purpose of undergoing practical training in India
as prescribed and for no other purpose by an Indian citizen possessing any primary
medical qualification but has not undergone such practical training after obtaining
that qualification as may be required by the rules or regulations in force in the country
granting the qualification;
h. “qualifying examination” means the examination to be qualified to become eligible
for admission to MBBS course in India as prescribed in the Graduate Medical
Education Regulations, 1997.
i. “registration” means either Provisional Registration or Permanent Registration.
3. 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:Provided that a person seeking
permanent registration shall not have to qualify the screening test if he/she had already
qualified the same before getting his/her provisional registration.
4. Eligibility Criteria: No person shall be allowed to appear in the screening test unless:
1. he/she is a citizen of India and possesses any primary medical qualification, either
whose name and the institution awarding it are included in the World Directory of
Medical Schools, published by the World Health Organisation; or which is confirmed
by the Indian Embassy concerned to be a recognised qualification for enrolment as
medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said qualification
is situated;
2. he/she had obtained ‘Eligibility Certificate’ from the Medical Council of India as per
the ‘Eligibility Requirement for taking admission in an undergraduate medical course
in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations, 2002’. This requirement shall not be
necessary in respect of Indian citizens who have acquired the medical qualifications
from foreign medical institutions or have obtained admission in foreign medical
institution before 15th March, 2002.
5. The purpose of conducting the screening test shall be only to determine the eligibility
or otherwise of a candidate for his or her registration with the Medical Council of
India or any State Medical Council and qualifying the same shall not confer any other
right, whatsoever, on a candidate.
6. The details regarding the Scheme for conducting the screening test and the syllabus
of the test shall be announced by the Medical Council of India from time to time for
the information of the candidates.
7. The screening test shall be conducted twice every year as per the Schedule of
examination announced by the Prescribed Authority. The procedure of conducting
the test shall be in accordance with the Scheme announced by the Medical Council
of India in this regard.
8. There shall be three papers of multiple choice questions in Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical
and Clinical Medicine and its allied subjects including Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
The language of the test shall be English. The test for each paper will be of three
hours duration.
9. A candidate shall be declared as having passed only if he/she obtains a minimum of
50% (fifty percent) marks in each paper separately. The minimum qualifying marks
shall apply to all categories of candidates without exception.
10. A candidate may avail of maximum three chances to appear and pass the test. Actual
appearance at the test will constitute an attempt. If he/she does not qualify even in
his/her 3rd appearance in the test, the candidate will not be eligible for registration
by the Council or by any State Medical Council in India.
11. The Prescribed Authority shall intimate the result of the Screening Test to the
candidates as well as to the Secretary, Medical Council of India and the State Medical
Councils. The unsuccessful candidates shall also be appropriately informed. The
candidates who qualify the Screening Test may apply to the Secretary, Medical Council
of India, New Delhi or to any State Medical Council for provisional registration/
permanent registration along with the requisite registration fee in favour of Secretary,
Medical Council of India or the State Medical Council. The Medical Council of India
or the State Medical Councils shall issue provisional registration to such successful
candidates, who are yet to undergo one year internship in an approved institution
and issue permanent registration to such eligible candidates who have already
undergone one year internship, as the case may be.
Sd/
DR. M. Sachdeva
Secretary, Medical Council of India

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002
PRESS NOTE
It is brought to the notice of Indian (citizens) students who are desirous of joining an
Undergraduate Medical Course (equivalent to MBBS in India) in any Foreign Medical
Institution on or after the 15th March,2002, that all such intending candidates shall have
to approach the Medical Council of India, Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road, New
Delhi-110002 for issue of Eligibility Certificate for getting admission to an Undergraduate
Medical Course in any Foreign Medical Institution as per the provisions of “Eligibility
Requirement for taking admission in an undergraduate medical course in a Foreign Medical
Institution Regulations,2002” which has been notified in Part III Section 4 of the Gazette
of India Extra-ordinary issue dated the 18th February,2002. The application form for issue
of the Eligibility Certificate may be obtained from the Council office. The application form
alongwith the details required therein may be submitted to the Council alongwith the
demand draft in favour of Secretary, Medical Council of India, New Delhi, for the prescribed
sum. It may be understood that Eligibility Certificate will be issued by the Council only to
such candidates who fulfill the criteria of age of admission to the medical course and
passing of qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent or higher qualification) with the
required percentage of marks as prescribed in the Graduate Medical Education
Regulations,1997, copies of which are available in the Council office on payment of
Rs.100/-. The relevant extracts from these Regulations are also available on the Council’s
Website. A candidate belonging to SC/ST/OBC has to produce a caste certificate from
the competent authority. Only after necessary verification, if the candidate fulfills the
eligibility criteria, the Council shall issue Eligibility Certificate to the candidate certifying
that he/she is eligible to join a medical institution outside India to obtain a primary medical
qualification. No candidate who has obtained admission in a Foreign Medical Institution
on or after 15th March,2002 shall be permitted to sit for the Screening Test, after obtaining
the medical degree from abroad, for the purpose of his registration in India, unless he
produces the Eligibility Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India. Further details
may be obtained from the office of the Medical Council of India, New Delhi and also may
be seen in the website of the Council – www.mciindia.org.
Sd/
DR. M. Sachdeva
Secretary, Medical Council of India

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002
PRESS NOTE
It is brought to the notice of all Indian Citizens possessing a primary medical qualification
awarded by any medical institution outside India who are desirous to getting Provisional
or Permanent Registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council
on or after 15th March, 2002 that they shall have to qualify a Screening Test which will be
conducted by the National Board of Examinations, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-110029, as
per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (as amended) and the Screening
Test Regulations, 2002, which has been notified in Part III Section 4 of the Gazette of
India Extra-ordinary issue dated the 18th February, 2002. The Amendment Act and
the Screening Test Regulations are available for reference in the MCI Website :
www.mciindia.org. The Screening Test will be conducted twice a year as per the Schedule
of Examination to be announced by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
There shall be three papers of Multiple choice questions in pre-clinical, para-clinical and
clinical medicine and its allied subjects including Obstetrics. & Gynaecology. The language
of the test shall be English. The test for each paper will be of three hours duration. A
candidate has to obtain a minimum of 50% marks in each paper separately for passing
the Screening Test. A candidate may avail of maximum of 3 chances (actual appearance)
and if he does not qualify in the 3rd chance/appearance in the test, such candidate will
not be eligible for registration by the Council. No candidate shall be allowed to appear in
the Screening Test unless:
1. he/she is a citizen of India and possesses any primary medical qualification, either
whose name and the institution awarding it are included in the World Directory of
Medical Schools, published by the World Health Organisation; or which is confirmed
by the Indian Embassy concerned to be a recognised qualification for enrolment as
medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding the said
qualification is situated;
2. he/she had obtained ‘Eligibility Certificate’ from the Medical Council of India as per
the Eligibility Requirement for taking admission in an undergraduate medical course
in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations,2002’. This requirement shall not be
necessary in respect of Indian citizens who have acquired the medical qualifications
from foreign medical institutions or have obtained admission in foreign medical
institution before 15th March, 2002.
This press note is published for general information. Further details may be obtained
directly from the office of the Medical Council of India, New Delhi.
Sd/
DR. M. Sachdeva
Secretary, Medical Council of India

MCI-203(9)/2001-Regn./
Dated: 26th February, 2002.
1. The Ambassador, Indian EmbassyAll countries
2. The High Commissioner, Indian Embassy
3. Ambassador/High Commissioner of all Foreign Embassies in India Through Ministry
of External Affairs, Govt. of India, South Block, New Delhi.
Subject: Intimation regarding holding of Screening Test for Indian Citizens holding Foreign
Medical Qualifications and issue of Eligibility Certificate to Indian candidates going abroad
for joining undergraduate medical course in a foreign medical institution – Reg.
Sir,
This is to bring to your kind notice that the Indian Medical Council Act,1956 has been
amended by the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001 under which Regulations
have been approved by the Central Govt. and notified in the Gazette of India which provide
broadly for the following
1. No new primary medical qualification (equivalent to MBBS in India) granted by any
medical institution outside India shall be included in the Schedules to the Indian Medical
Council Act after coming into force of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act,
2001 i.e. 3rd September, 2001.
2. A citizen of India possessing a primary medical qualification as defined in the enclosed
Screening Test Regulations, 2002 {para 2(f)}granted by any medical institution in any
country outside India and who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent
registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after
the 15th March, 2002 shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed
authority.
3. An Indian citizen seeking admission in a foreign medical institution for obtaining a
primary medical qualification as defined in the enclosed Screening Test Regulations,
2002 {para 2(f)} on or after the 15th March, 2002 shall be eligible to appear in the
Screening Test only if he possesses the eligibility qualification as per the regulations
framed by the MCI (for admission to MBBS course in India) – Extracts of Graduate
Medical Education Regulations are enclosed for reference.
4. Any person who is desirous of joining an undergraduate medical course in any foreign
medical institution on or after 15th March, 2002 should approach the Medical Council
of India, New Delhi for issue of Eligibility Certificate for that purpose as per the Eligibility
Requirement for Taking Admission in an Undergraduate Medical Course in a Foreign
Medical Institution Regulations, 2002. All such candidates will be allowed to appear in
the screening test only if they produce the eligibility certificate, after completion of the
medical course abroad and if they are eligible to sit for the screening test as prescribed
in the Screening Test Regulations, 2002.

A copy each of the following documents are sent herewith for information and necessary
action:-
1. Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001 (published in the Gazette of India
Extra-ordinary issue dated 3rd September, 2001).
2. The Screening Test Regulations, 2002 (published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary issue dated the 18th February, 2002).
3. The Eligibility Requirement for Taking Admission in an Undergraduate Medical Course
in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations,2002.
4. Extracts of Graduate Medical Education Regulations – Regarding Eligibility
requirement for admission to medical course in India.
It is requested that wide publicity may please be given to all Foreign medical institutions
conducting medical courses leading to the award of primary medical qualification as
defined in the enclosed Screening Test Regulations, 2002 {para 2(f)} (equivalent to MBBS)
in the foreign country concerned as well as the concerned Ministries/departments of the
Govt. of the foreign country, the concerned Medical Council or equivalent authority for
recognition of medical qualifications/grant of permission to practice medicine in that country
so that all Indian students already undergoing training/medical course for obtaining primary
medical qualification in any institution in the foreign country are properly apprised of the
Regulations so that they may approach the prescribed authority for appearing in the
screening test only if they fulfill the requirements prescribed in the Regulations and the
scheme for conducting the screening test. It will be appreciated if an acknowledgement
is sent to this Council along with a report on action taken, for the information of this
Council. The above details are also available in the MCI website: www.mciindia.org.
Yours Faithfully
Sd/
DR. M. Sachdeva
Secretary, Medical Council of India

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
NEW DELHI
As regards applicability of the Eligibility Requirements for taking Admission in an
undergraduate Medical Course in Foreign Medical Institution Regulations, 2002, and the
Screening Test Regulations, 2002 (notified in the Gazette of India dated the 18th February,
2002), it is clarified for the information of the general public that these Regulations do not
apply to students, who may join an undergraduate medical course in foreign countries
recognised and included in the Second Schedule under Section 12 of the Indian Medical
Council Act, 1956, that is, qualifications falling under the reciprocity scheme.
MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
New Delhi the ……………….., 2003
1. No. MCI ____________________ In exercise of the powers conferred by section
20A, read with section 33, of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956), the
Medical Council of India, with the previous approval of the Central Government, hereby
makes the following regulations to amend the Screening Test Regulations, 2002,
namely:-
1. (a) These Regulations may be called the Screening Test (Amendment) Regulations,
2003
(b) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official Gazette.
2. In the Screening Test Regulations, 2002, for regulation 10, the following regulation
shall be substituted, namely:-
”10. A candidate shall have to pass all the three papers in the same attempt. However
there shall not be any restriction on the number of attempts to appear in the test.”
(Lt. Col. (Dr.) A.R.N. Setalvad) (Retd.)

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 25th September, 2009
No. MCI. 203(9)/2009-Regn./39606 – In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 33
of the Indian Medical Council of India with the previous section of the Central Government
hereby makes the following regulations “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ namely:-
1. These regulations may be called the “Screening Test Regulations (Amendments),
2009-Part-I”.
2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
3. In the “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ the following additions/modifications/
deletions/substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein :-
4. (i). In Regulation 3, first line after the words “An Indian citizen” the following shall be
added:-
“or a person who has been granted Overseas Citizenship of India”.
(ii). In Regulation 4 under the heading “Eligibility Criteria”, para (1) shall be substituted
with the following:
“No person shall be allowed to appear in the screening test unless: he/she is a
citizen of India or has been possess any primary medical qualification, which is
confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned, to be a medical practitioner in the
country in which the institution awarding the said qualification is situated”.
(iii). In Regulation 4 under the heading “Eligibility Criteria”, in para (2) after the sentence
“This required Indian citizens”, the following shall be added.
“or Overseas citizens of India”
[Lt. Col. (Retd.) Dr. A.R.N. Setalvad]
Secretary
Medical Council of India
Foot Note : The Principal Regulations namely, “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ were
published on 18th February, 2002 in Part-III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India and
Amended vide Medical Council of India Notification dated the 28th June, 2003.

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 16th April, 2010
No. MCI, 203(9)/2009-Regn./39606 – In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 33 of
the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956(102 of 1956), the Medical Council of India with the
previous sanction of the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations to
further amend the “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ namely:-
1. These regulations may be called the “Screening Test Regulations (Amendments), 2010″.
2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
3. In the “Screening Test Regulation, 2002″ the following additions/modifications/deletions/
substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein :-
4. The following shall be added after clause 4(2):-
“(3) He/She has studied for the medical course at the same institute located abroad for
the entire duration of the course from where he/she has obtained the degree.”
[Lt. Col. (Retd.) Dr. A.R.N. Setalvad]
Secretary
Medical Council of India
Foot Note : The Principal Regulations namely, “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ were
published on 18th February, 2002 in Part-III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India and Amended
vide Medical Council of India Notification dated the 28th June, 2003
MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 20th December, 2011
No. MCI. 203(9)/2011-Regn./51257 – In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 33 of
the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956(102 of 1956), the Medical Council of India with the
previous sanction of the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations to
further amend the “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ namely:-
1. These regulations may be called the “Screening Test Regulations (Amendment), 2011″.
2. They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
3. In the “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ the following additions/modifications/
deletions/substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein :-
4. In regulation 4 under heading “Eligibility Criteria” which was amended vide notification
dated 16.4.2010 following proviso shall be added after said sub-clause (3):-
“(4) Provided further that a person seeking provisional or permanent registration shall
not have to qualify the Graduate medical qualification from Australia/Canada/New
Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of America awarded a Post Graduate medical
qualification in Australia/Canada/New Zealand/United Kingdom/United States of
America for enrolment as medical practitioner in that country”.
Dr. SANGEETA SHARMA, Secy..
[ADVT.III/4/100/11/Exty.]
Foot Note : The Principal Regulations namely, “Screening Test Regulations, 2002″ were
published on 18th February, 2002 in Part-III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India and Amended
vide Medical Council of India Notification dated the 28th June, 2003.

ANNEXURE ‘B’ – DECLARATION BY APPLICANT
I _____________________________________________________________
S/o or D/o __________________________________ aged_______________ years
R/o ________________________________________________________ having
obtained my Primary Medical Qualification (MBBS or equivalent degree) from (Medical
Collge/University)____________,_______(Country)__________which is a recognised
qualification for enrolment as Medical………… in (Country)………………… and is eqvivalent
to MBBS in India do declare and certify as under:
1. I am a citizen of India/Overseas 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 September 2013 and hereby certify that
I am eligible to appear in the said exam.
5. 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.
6. Certified that I have filled the application form for Screening Test September 2013 in
my own handwriting.
(Signature of Applicant)
Name of Applicant ………………………………………………………………..
Date :
Place :

SELF CHECKLIST
FOR ELIGIBILITY FOR APPEARING IN EXAM
i. Citizen of India/ OCI Yes/No
ii. Possess Eligibility certificate issued by MCI* Yes/No
iii. Possess Primary Medical Qualification issued by a Yes/No
Medical Institute/ University outside India, which is
Recognized qualification to enroll & practice as Medical
Practitioner in that country on or before 29.09.2013
In case of “No” to any of foregoing, you may not be eligible.
*Applicable only in respect to students who took admission abroad on or after
15.03.2002.

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