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The Medical Council of India (MCI) was first evolved on 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933, which is also known as Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE). It is a licensure examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in India. 

 FMGE/MCI Objectives

 The major objective was to establish uniform standards of higher qualifications in medicine and recognition of such medical qualifications in India and Abroad. This screening test is one of the mandatory requirement for an Indian citizen who has a medical degree from a college outside India and desirous to do further medicine practice in the country.

 Later, the Indian Medical Council Act was repealed and replaced with a new Act in 2002 with mutual recognition of medicine field.


Let’s see what are they -


  • Standard maintenance in medical education through curriculum guidelines, inspections and permissions to start colleges, courses and increase in number of seats
  • Recognition of medical qualifications
  • Registration of doctors and All India Medical Register maintenance
  • Regulation of the medical profession by prescribing a code of conduct and taking action against erring doctor practicing professionals

Provisions of Indian Medical Council Act

With these newly amended regulations, the number of medical colleges increased gradually after Independence and provisions of Indian Medical Council Act were not adequate to meet with the regulations progress in medical education. As a result, this was further modified in 1964, 1993 and 2001.

MCI Screening Test Regulations

After the successful completion of MBBS, the medical graduates are expected to appear for a screening test conducted by National Board of Examination accredited with Medical Council of India. Qualifying MCI Screening exam is mandatory for all Indian citizens who are desirous to get permanent registration with the Medical Council of India on or after the 15th of March, 2002.

 MCI Screening Exam Pattern

 MCI Screening Test is conducted twice a year as per National Board of Examination, New Delhi.


  • There shall be three papers of Multiple-choice questions in pre-clinical, para-clinical and clinical medicine and its allied subjects may include Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
  • The language of the Test shall be conducted in English.
  • The duration of each paper will be of three hours.


MCI Screening Test Eligibility


  • A candidate has to obtain a minimum of 50% marks in each paper for qualifying the MCI Screening Test.


  • No candidate shall be allowed to appear for the Screening Test unless the Candidate completes requisite internship for medical practice in India.


How to prepare for FMGE/MCI Exam


Indian doctors holding basic medical degrees from any country or even from India have to take the MCI screening test now also known as NEXT Exam according to new rules passed by the Indian Government.


Foreign Medical Graduates have made a misconception that FMGE/MCI Screening Test is a hard nut to crack. So, in this blog we are going to discuss how to toil hard from the day 1 and clear the MCI exam.


  • In the final semester of your graduation, search for top rated and well-recognized FMGE/MCI coaching providers
  • Join the coaching centre which is best in your locality or where you can afford to travel
  • Before joining any Training Institute do complete research on Students Review, Trainer Profile, Course Fees, Benefits, and Success Ratio shared on online platforms
  • Analyze the exam pattern and focus on most securing section
  • Do not skip more than 3 subjects in total of 19
  • Practice MCQ'S and revise after evaluation
  • Try to stick on one material for each and every subject


The above discussed were some of the important key points that helps you to qualify the FMGE/MCI exam at first attempt itself.

So, if you are located at Chennai and looking for best coaching centre in Chennai then LIME Institute is the most preferred destination for qualifying this screening test at your first go.

Why you should choose LIME Institute?

Lime Institute is India No.1 top ranking educational consultant with 16 years of excellence in offering medical education. So far, 1000+ students successfully cleared this MCI Screening exam and in that 3 among 10 Students are our MCI Toppers.

  • At Lime Institute, you can find the top ranking and most experienced faculties from all over India.
  • Covers all the 19 medical subjects in one syllabus
  • Hands on Training approach with in-depth knowledge on concept based teaching based on exam pattern
  • Weekly mock exam on each subject topic
  • Our faculties evaluates and provides feedback based on individual’s mock test performance
  • Face-to-Face Interaction and discussions
  • Smart Classroom Training

 We hope, this blog was helpful in choosing the best FMGE/MCI Coaching centre for qualifying the most competitive exam.


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