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Preparing for FMGE Exam 2018? Check out the FMGE syllabus


Preparing for FMGE Exam 2018? Check out the FMGE syllabus

Those preparing for the upcoming FMGE Exam must be aware of the FMGE syllabus as well as the FMGE scheme of Examination for upcoming FMGE December 2018 exam.

Foreign Medical Graduate Exam (FMGE exam) is an important exam for those who have done their undergraduate medical qualification (MBBS) from outside India and now wish to practice within India.

The FMGE Screening Test has been introduced through the Screening Test Regulations 2002. As per the regulations, “An Indian citizen/Overseas citizen of India possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with 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.

The FMGE exam is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in June and December every year. The NBE has recently announced that it is going to hold FMGE December 2018 on 14th December 2018. ( For more details about upcoming FMGE Exam, read Also- All About FMGE 2018)

Those preparing for the upcoming FMGE Exam must be aware of the FMGE syllabus as well as the FMGE scheme of Examination for upcoming FMGE December 2018 exam. NBE through the FMGE information brochure has released information about the FMGE syllabus for the upcoming exam. Check out the details

FMGE SYLLABUS

The Syllabus for the upcoming FMGE exam shall comprise of subjects /knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India. An extract of the same is as follows:

(Kindly refer to MCI website www.mciindia.org for complete document for FMGE syllabus)

PRE AND PARA CLINICAL SUBJECTS                                                       

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
  1. Embryology: Development of individual organs and systems, Postnatal growth & development
  1. Histology: General Histology Microanatomy of individual organs & systems
  2. Human Genetics: Principles of Human Genetics and Molecular biology
  3. Radiological Anatomy: Skiagrams, Special X-rays, Principles of imaging
  4. Surface Anatomy: In cadavers, in the living
  5. Sectional Anatomy: Thorax, Abdomen, Head, Neck and Brain

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

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

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

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 the 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 emergencies
  12. Clinical features, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence
  13. Personality disorder

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

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

MICROBIOLOGY

  1. General Microbiology
  2. Immunology
  3. Bacteriology
  4. General Virology
  5. Systemic Virology
  6. Mycology
  7. Parasitology
  8. Clinical / Applied Microbiology

MICROBIOLOGY

  1. General Microbiology
  2. Immunology
  3. Bacteriology
  4. General Virology
  5. Systemic Virology
  6. Mycology
  7. Parasitology
  8. Clinical / Applied Microbiology

ANESTHESIA

  1. Anatomy of upper airway
  2. Physiology of Respiration O2/CO2 transport. Methods of oxygen
  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

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

RADIOTHERAPY

  1. Principles of Radiotherapy
  2. Principles of Chemotherapy
  3. Prevention and Early diagnosis of Cancer

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

  1. Basic sciences – Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Elementary Optics, Diseases of the Eye
  2. Conjunctiva
  3. Cornea
  4. Sclera
  5. Uveal Tract
  6. Lens
  7. Vitreous
  8. Glaucoma
  9. Retina
  10. Optic Nerve
  11. Intra-Occular Tumors
  12. Squint
  13. Orbit
  14. Lacrimal System
  15. Lids
  16. Refractive Errors
  17. Injuries
  18. Ophthalmic Surgery
  19. Community Ophthalmology
  20. 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

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 puerperium
  10. Breast Feeding
  11. Care of newborn
  12. Medical termination of pregnancy
  13. Family planning
  14. Operative obstetrics
  15. Post caesarian pregnancy
  16. Pharmacotherapeutics 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

FMGE (SCREENING TEST) BLUEPRINT

Besides knowing the FMGE syllabus, aspirants of the exam have to be aware of the exam blueprint. Following table summarises the blue-print of the exam

  • PRE & PARA CLINICAL SUBJECTS: 100 MARKS

 

SL.NO SUBJECT DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS
1. ANATOMY 17
2. PHYSIOLOGY 17
3. BIOCHEMISTRY 17
4. PATHOLOGY 13
5. MICROBIOLOGY 13
6. PHARMACOLOGY 13
7. FORENSIC MEDICINE 10
TOTAL 100

 

  • CLINICAL SUBJECTS: 200 MARKS

 

SL.NO SUBJECT DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS
1. MEDICINE & ALLIED SUBJECTS
(I) MEDICINE 33
(II) PSYCHIATRY 5
(III) DERMATOLOGY & STD 5
(IV) RADIOTHERAPY 5
2. GENERAL SURGERY & ALLIED SUBJECTS
(I) GENERAL SURGERY 32
(II) ANESTHESIOLOGY 5
(III) ORTHOPEDICS 5
(IV) RADIODIAGNOSIS 5
3. PEDIATRICS 15
4. OPHTHALMOLOGY 15
5. OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY 15
6. OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY 30
7. COMMUNITY MEDICINE 30
TOTAL 200


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