FDGE 2020 notification released by NBE, exam on December 4; check details here

FDGE 2020 notification released by NBE, exam on December 4; check details here
Team Careers360 | Nov 20, 2020 - 6:58 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released notice for conducting Foreign Dental Graduate Examination - FDGE, a screening test held for dental graduates. NBE has announced the FDGE dates. The dental screening test will be conducted on December 4, 2020, in a computer-based mode. NBE released the information bulletin for FDGE on November 13, 2020. The link to the FDGE application form will be updated as released. Candidates who successfully register for the screening test on the NBE website can download the FDGE admit card from November 27, 2020.

FDGE is conducted to provide registration certificate from the Dental Council of India (DCI) or State Dental Council (SDC). Only the aspirants who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply for FDGE test 2020.

FDGE 2020 official notice

Candidates can check the official notice for FDGE 2020 released by the NBE below.

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FDGE Eligibility Criteria 2020

Before applying for Foreign Dental Graduate Test, candidates can check the eligibility conditions to know whether they are eligible or not.

  • Candidate should be an Indian/ OCI citizen

  • He/she must have completed BDS from a recognised institution outside India

  • FDGE aspirants must have qualified the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.

  • BDS degree should be completed in regular mode.

  • Duration of the BDS degree should be as specified by the DCI

Important dates for FDGE 2020

The schedule for conduct of FDGE exam as released by the NBE is mentioned in the table below.

FDGE dates

Release of Information Bulletin

November 13, 2020

Availability of Demo Test

November 24, 2020

Admit Card

November 27, 2020

FDGE Exam Date

December 04, 2020

Result

December 20, 2020


FDGE 2020 exam pattern

Particulars

Details

Exam papers

2 papers - paper I and paper II

Nature of exam

Objective

Mode of exam

English

Number of questions

100 questions in paper I and 150 questions in paper II

Duration of exam

120 minutes for paper I and 180 minutes for paper II

Marking scheme

One mark awarded for every correct answer and no negative marking for incorrect answers


FDGE syllabus 2020

The FDGE exam is divided under two papers - paper I and paper II. Candidates will get 120 minutes for attempting 100 questions in paper I and 180 minutes for attempting 150 questions in paper II. Syllabus for paper I and paper II of FDGE screening test can be checked from the table below.

FDGE Syllabus Paper I

Subject

No. of MCQs for BDS

Anatomy

10

Physiology

10

Biochemistry

10

Microbiology

10

Pathology

10

Pharmacology

10

General Medicine

20

General Surgery

20

Total Questions

100

FDGE Syllabus Paper II

Subject

No. of MCQs for BDS

Paper II

Dental Anatomy & Histology

10

Dental Materials

10

Oral Pathology

10

Oral Microbiology

10

Oral Medicine

10

Oral Radiology

10

Oral Surgery

10

Periodontics

10

Orthodontics

10

Community / Public Health Dentistry

10

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

10

Prosthodontics Crown & Bridge

20

Conservative Dentistry & Endodontic

20

Total Questions

150

What after FDGE exam 2020

After conducting the exam, NBE will announce the FDGE result on its website by December 20, 2020.

  • FDGE cutoff 2020 is 50% in Paper I and Paper II individually.

  • To pass FDGE screening test, aspirants must secure the minimum percentage requirement

  • The qualified FDGE candidates will be called for a viva-voce examination.

  • The weightage of the viva-voce examination will be 50 marks.

  • For qualifying, candidates need to score a minimum of 25 marks i.e. 50% in the viva-voce examination.

NBE contact details

Address - Executive Director National Board of Examinations, Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi -110029

Email - helpdesknbeexam@gmail.com

Helpline number - 022 - 61087595

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