FMGE – Screening Test Course Topics

The Syllabus for the test 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:
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Anatomy

  • General Anatomy: Basic tissues to body, Terminology & Nomenclature
  • Elements of Anatomy: Osteology, Arthrology, Myology, Angiology, Neurology
  • Regional Anatomy: Upper limb, Lower limb Thorax-including diaphragm Abdomen and Pelvis, Head, Neck Brain and Spinal cord
  • Embryology: Development of individual organs and systems, Postnatal growth & development
  • Histology: General Histology Microanatomy of individual organs & systems
  • Human Genetics: Principles of Human genetics and Molecular biology
  • Radiological Anatomy: Skiagrams, Special X-rays, Principles of imaging techniques.
  • Surface Anatomy: In cadavers, in the living
  • Sectional Anatomy: Thorax, Abdomen, Head, Neck and Brain

Physiology

  • General Physiology
  • Body fluids – Blood
  • Nerve and Muscle
  • Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Kidney
  • Skin and Body temperature
  • Endocrine Glands
  • Reproduction
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Central Nervous Systems
  • Special Senses

Biochemistry

  • Cell and Sub-cellular structures
  • Hydrogen Ion concentration Acid, Bases, Buffers, Handerson-Haselbach equation
  • Isotopes and their Application
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
  • Lipids
  • Nuclear Acids
  • Enzymes
  • Vitamins
  • Biological Oxidation
  • Digestion and Absorption from GI Tract
  • Intermediary Metabolism
  • Carbohydrate Metabolism
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism
  • Purine and Primidine Metabolism
  • Minerals
  • Biochemical Genetics and Protein Biosynthesis
  • Tissue Biochemistry
  • Liver Functions
  • Nutrition and Energy Metabolism

Pathology

  • Cell injury
  • Inflammation and Repair
  • Immunopathology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Circulatory disturbances
  • Growth disturbances and Neoplasia
  • Nutritional and other disorders
  • Genetic disorder
  • Hematology
  • Cardiovascular Pathology
  • Respiratory Pathology
  • Pathology of Kidney and urinary Tract
  • Hepato-Biliary Pathology
  • Lymphoreticular System / Spleen
  • Reproductive System (male & female)
  • Diseases of the Breast
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Endocrine pathology
  • Neuropathology
  • Dermato-Pathology
  • Ocular Pathology

Microbiology

  • General Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Bacteriology
  • General Virology
  • Systemic Virology
  • Mycology
  • Parasitology
  • Clinical / Applied Microbiology

Pharmacology

  • General Pharmacology
  • Autonomic Nervous System
  • Cardio-vascular System
  • Diuretics
  • Drugs affecting blood and blood formation
  • Autocoids and related drugs
  • Respiratory System
  • Gastro-intestinal System
  • Endocrine pharmacology
  • Central Nervous System
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Drugs in Anesthetic practice
  • Chemotherapy
  • Toxicology
  • Clinical Pharmacology and Rational drug use

Forensic Medicine

  • Definitions
  • Courts of India
  • Court procedures
  • Medical Certifications & medico-legal reports including dying declaration
  • Death
  • Changes after death
  • Inquest by police, magistrate and coroner
  • Identification
  • Examination of mutilated human remains
  • Medico-legal autopsies
  • Mechanical injuries and wounds
  • Examination of an injury case
  • Injuries due to physical agents & their medico legal importance
  • Asphyxial death
  • Death due to malnutrition, neglect battered babies
  • Dowry death
  • Virginity, sexual offences, sexual perversions
  • Legitimacy
  • Pregnancy and delivery
  • Infanticide
  • Biological fluids
  • Seminal stains
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Medical Jurisprudence
  • Toxicology

General Surgery

  • Hemorrhage and shock
  • Fluid, electrolyte and Acid balance, nutrition
  • Skin tumors, burns, skin grafting
  • Arterial diseases
  • Venous diseases
  • Lymphatic and Lymph nodes
  • Wounds
  • Specific and non-specific injections
  • Tumors, Cysts, Ulcers and Sinuses and Fistulae
  • Infections of Hand and Foot
  • Diseases of muscle, tendons, bursae and fascia
  • Hernia
  • Umbilical granuloma, fistula, adenoma
  • Abdominal Wall
  • Face, Teeth, Gums, Mouth, Tongue, Salivary glands, Neck
  • Thyroid Glands, Thyroglossal Tract and Endocrines
  • Breast
  • Sympathetic System
  • Cranio-Cerebral injuries
  • Brain, Nerves
  • Genito-Urinary System
  • Kidneys and Ureters
  • Urinary Bladder
  • Prostrate
  • Urethra
  • Penis, Testis and Scrotum
  • Vasectomy and Recanalization
  • Cardiothoracic System
  • Oesophagus, Stomach and Duodenum
  • Spleen, Liver, Gall Bladder and bile ducts
  • Pancreas
  • Peritoneum
  • Intestines, intestinal obstruction
  • Appendix
  • Rectum and Anal Canal

Anesthesia

  • Anatomy of upper airway
  • Physiology of Respiration O2/CO2 transport. Methods of oxygen therapy.
  • Pre-operative evaluation/pre-medication
  • Anesthetic agents, stages of Anesthesia
  • Principles and mechanism of administration of general anesthetics, balanced anesthesia
  • IPPV, Endotracheal Intubations
  • Muscle Relaxants
  • Spinal/Epidural Anesthesia
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation basic, use of simple ventilators
  • Monitoring
  • ICU, role of anesthesiologist in ICU
  • Shock
  • Blood Transfusion and Fluid Electoral Balance
  • Sites of respiratory obstruction and management of airway in an unconscious patient
  • Poisoning
  • Role of anesthesiologist in acute and chronic relief.

Orthopedics

  • Traumatology
    • Injuries of bones and joints
    • Injuries of Lower Extremity
    • Injuries of the Spine
    • Vascular Injuries
  • Cold Orthopedics
  • Regional Conditions
  • Neuro-Muscular Disorder
  • Bone and Joint Tuberculosis
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Radio- Diagnosis

  • Respiratory System
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Skeletal System
  • Central Nervous System
  • Excretory System

Radiotherapy

  • Principles of Radiotherapy
  • Principles of Chemotherapy
  • Prevention and Early diagnosis of Cancer
  • Principles of Nuclear medicine
  • Common radiation reactions and management
  • Radiotherapy and chemotherapy in commonly seen cancers
  • Radio-isotopes in diagnosis and therapy

Pediatrics

  • Vital statistics
  • Neonatology
  • Growth & Development
  • Nutrition
  • Infections
  • Genetics
  • Pediatric Emergencies
  • Central Nervous System
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Endocrinology
  • Respiratory System

Medicine

  • Clinical Methods in the practice of Medicine
  • Common symptoms of disease
  • Nutrition/Exposure to Physical & Chemical Agents
  • Infections
  • Hematology
  • Respiratory System
  • Cardio-Vascular System
  • Gartro-Intestinal Tract
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Neurological System
  • Nephrology & Urinary system connected to Tissue Disorders
  • Endocrine System
  • 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 Program.

Psychiatry

  • History aspects and diagnosis & treatment of mental illness
  • Conduction of Mental Status Examination
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Different psychoses Clinical features, diagnosis and management
  • Schizophrenia
  • Mania and depression
  • Anxiety disorders and hysteria
  • Dementia
  • Alcoholism
  • Drug Abuse
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Clinical features, diagnosis and management of psychiatric disorders of childhood and adolescence
  • Personality disorder

Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

  • Dermatological therapy
  • Lichen Planus
  • Diseases caused by Nutritional and Environmental Factors
  • Infective Disorders
  • Melanocytes, pigment metabolism and other disorders of Pigmentation
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Dermatitis and Eczema
  • Vesiculobullous Diseases
  • Alopecia and Hirsutism
  • Structure and functions of Sebaceous glands and Disease
  • Leprosy
  • Psoriasis
  • STD

Ophthalmology

  • Basic sciences – Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Elementary Optics, Diseases of the Eye
  • Conjunctiva
  • Cornea
  • Sclera
  • Uveal Tract
  • Lens
  • Vitreous
  • Glaucoma
  • Retina
  • Optic Nerve
  • Intra-Ocular Tumors
  • Squint
  • Orbit
  • Lacrimal System
  • Lids
  • Refractive Errors
  • Injuries
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Community Ophthalmology
  • Miscellaneous

Otorhinolaryngology

  • Diseases of the Ear
  • Diseases of Nose and Para Nasal sinuses
  • Diseases of Nasopharynx
  • Diseases of Trachea
  • Oesophagus

Obstetrics and Gynecology

  • Anatomy of the Female reproductive Tract
  • Physiology of conception
  • Development of fetus and placenta
  • Diagnosis of pregnancy
  • Maternal changes in pregnancy
  • Antenatal care
  • Abnormal obstetrics
  • Normal labor
  • Normal puerperium
  • Breast Feeding
  • Care of new born
  • Medical termination of pregnancy
  • Family planning
  • Operative obstetrics
  • Post caesarian pregnancy
  • Pharmaco therapeutics in obstetrics
  • Safe motherhood
  • Maternal morbidity and morality
  • Medico legal aspects
  • RCH
  • Current topics
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Menstrual disorder
  • Fertility, infertility
  • Endometriosis and allied states
  • Genital injuries and fistulae
  • Genital infections
  • Genital prolapse
  • Tumors
  • Carcinomia
  • Radiotherapy in gynecology
  • Chemotherapy in gynecology
  • Endoscopy
  • Diseases of breast
  • Operative gynecology

Community Medicine

  • Evaluation of Public Health and Concepts of Health
  • Environment and Health
  • Health Education
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Occupational Health
  • Medical Sociology and Community Mental Health
  • Fundamentals of Biostatistics
  • Basic Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of Specific Diseases
  • Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Demography
  • Reproductive and Child Health
  • School Health
  • Urban Health
  • Health System in India
  • Health Planning and Management including Disaster Management
  • International Health

FMGE (SCREENING TEST) BLUE PRINT

PRE and PARA CLINICAL SUBJECTS: 100 Marks

  • ANATOMY – 17
  • PHYSIOLOGY – 17
  • BIOCHEMISTRY – 17
  • PATHOLOGY – 13
  • MICROBIOLOGY – 13
  • PHARMACOLOGY – 13
  • FORENSIC MEDICINE – 10

TOTAL 100 Marks

CLINICAL SUBJECTS: 200 Marks

  • MEDICINE & ALLIED SUBJECTS
    • MEDICINE – 33
    • PSYCHIATRY – 5
    • DERMATOLOGY & STD – 5
    • RADIOTHERAPY – 5
  • GENERAL SURGERY & ALLIED SUBJECTS
    • GENERAL SURGERY – 32
    • ANESTHESIOLOGY – 5
    • ORTHOPEDICS – 5
    • RADIODIAGNOSIS – 5
  • PEDIATRICS – 15
  • OPHTHALMOLOGY – 15
  • OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY – 15
  • OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY – 30
  • COMMUNITY MEDICINE – 30

TOTAL 200 Marks

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