NBEMS Announces Formative Assessment Test (FAT) 2023 Schedule

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) has released the schedule for the Formative Assessment Test (FAT) 2023. This schedule was published by a public notice dated April 29, 2024.

Key Events of the Examination

  • Exam Dates:
    • FAT Theory Examination: June 9th, 2024 (two sessions – morning & afternoon)
    • Workplace-Based Clinical Assessment: July/August 2024 (start date)

  • Application Process:
    • Online portal opens May 1st, 2024 (details to be announced)
    • Training institutions register and pay fees (Rs. 6000 per candidate)

  • Admit Cards: Issued to training institutions by June 1st, 2024

  • Eligibility:
    • Applies to specific trainee groups based on admission year and course duration (details in press release)
    • Candidates who missed FAT-2022 can appear in FAT-2023

A separate FAT will be conducted for FNB trainees (admission session 2023) at a later date. Additionally, appearance in minimum required numbers of FAT is mandatory towards eligibility for appearing in final DNB/DrNB/FNB/NBEMS Diploma examinations.

In case of any queries, applicants may contact NBEMS on its Helpline: 011-45593000 or through the NBEMS Communication Web Portal.