AFMC- Armed Forces Medical College, Pune


College Name
AFMC- Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

College Description
Established in 1948 by an Act of Parliament, AFMC is amongst the Top Medical Institute of India, managed by the Indian Armed Forces and ranked second best medical college of the country after AIIMS. Armed Forces Medical College is a premier medical institute of India acknowledged as a centre of excellence for education and research. The college provides training to under-graduate and post-graduate medical and nursing students with assured career prospects in the defence services.

University Name
Maharashtra University

University Description
AFMC is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and is recognised by MCI.

Address
Opposite Race Course, Solapur Road, Wanowri, Pune Maharastra

Link
www.afmc.nic.in

More about the Institute
Set up in the immediate post-world war period, AFMC forms the backbone of high quality professional medical care being provided to the Armed Forces. AFMC has multiple roles to perform. These are primarily training of medical undergraduates and postgraduates, dental postgraduates, nursing cadets and paramedical staff. With the first batch of MBBS doctors passing out in 1966, over 6000 doctors have graduated from AFMC till date. AFMC is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialists and super specialists to Armed Forces by giving them in service training; it also works as a hospital for civilians. With 29 departments at present, AFMC, affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and recognized by the Medical Council of India conducts MBBS and post graduate courses in many disciplines. 89 training courses are offered under the stewardship of 285 highly qualified and accomplished members of faculty at AFMC and affiliated teaching hospitals. Affiliated hospitals include Command Hospital, Military Hospital, Artificial Limb Centre and Military Hospital. Patient care forms an integral part of the training curriculum and the affiliated hospitals utilize the expertise available at AFMC. 



MBBS

Eligibility
No of seats 130 seats of which 25 are for girls
Students (a) should be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan or a person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan or any other foreign country with the intention of permanently settling in India; (b)must be unmarried (marrying during the course is not permitted); (c)should be medically fit as per prescribed standards by Ministry of Defence;(d) must have attained 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of application but not have attained the age of 22 on that date (not more than 24 years in case of candidates who have passed or are appearing for final B Sc exams); (e) should have passed all the subjects opted for in the first attempt of the qualifying examinations as a regular candidate with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken simultaneously and securing not less than 60% of the aggregate marks in these 3 science subjects taken together and not less than 50% marks in English and 50% marks in each of the science subjects. They must have also passed an examination in Mathematics of 10th standard.

Entrance and Admission requirements
Having met the above stipulated eligibility criteria, students have to appear in the NEET-UG. The selected students have to appear for test of English language, comprehension, Logic and Reasoning and an interview and after that the final selection will be admitted. All MBBS graduates are liable to serve in the medical services of the Armed Forces for at least seven years. 

Course Fee and Scholorships
All expenses are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence). Medical cadets receive free tution, free lodging and boarding, uniforms, book subsidies and an allowance for upkeep of the uniforms. Facilities for sports is also free. But there is a service liability of 7 years.

Basic BSc Nursing

Eligibility
No of seat 40
The student (a) must be an Indian national or a subject of Nepal or Sikkim; (b) in the age group of 17-25 years ; (c) should have passed 10+2 with three years Diploma in General Nursing midwifery with minimum two years experience in the profession. Male nurses who have not done midwifery in the General Nursing Midwifery programme must submit a Certificate of completion of a course of 6-9 months duration approved by INC in lieu of midwifery. The candidate should have not less than 50% aggregate marks in all subjects. The candidate should have passed the examination in a single attempt OR 10 class (Matriculation ) or its equivalent with three years diploma in General Nursing Midwifery with a minimum of five years experience in the profession.

Entrance and Admission requirements
Having met the above stipulated eligibility criteria, students have to appear for a written test conducted in Feb/March at 17 centres across the country. The selected students have to appear for an interview and a medical test after clearing which they will be selected. All graduates are liable to serve in the Military Nursing Service for a minimum period of 5 years.
commences with Advertisement appearing in Oct/Dec and course commences in August

Course Fee and Scholorships
Accomodation, laundry services, food and medical services are for free. A stipend of Rs. 250 p.m is given during the four years. An initial outfit allowance of Rs. 400 is given on joining the course and an outfit renewal allowance of Rs. 150 per year during the next 3 years of the course.



MD

Eligibility
No of seat 144 The vacancies for PG Degree/ Diploma are available to service officers only. However, any unutilised vacancy is available to civilians.

Entrance and Admission requirements
The selection for filling these vacancies is based on an entrance exam.

Course Fee and Scholorships
All expenses are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence).


MS

Eligibility
No of seat 144
The vacancies for PG Degree/ Diploma are available to service officers only. However, any unutilised vacancy is available to civilians.

Entrance and Admission requirements
The selection for filling these vacancies is based on an entrance exam.
As stipulated

Course Fee and Scholorships
All expenses are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence).


DM

Eligibility
No of seat 1
The vacancies for PG Degree/ Diploma are available to service officers only. However, any unutilised vacancy is available to civilians.

Entrance and Admission requirements
The selection for filling these vacancies is based on an entrance exam.
As stipulated

Course Fee and Scholorships
All expenses are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence).


MCh

Eligibility
No of seat 9
The vacancies for PG Degree/ Diploma are available to service officers only. However, any unutilised vacancy is available to civilians.

Entrance and Admission requirements
The selection for filling these vacancies is based on an entrance exam.
As stipulated

Course Fee and Scholorships
All expenses are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence).


MSc

Eligibility
The vacancies for PG Degree/ Diploma are available to service officers only. However, any unutilised vacancy is available to civilians.

Entrance and admission
The selection for filling these vacancies is based on an entrance exam.
As stipulated
All expenses are paid by the Government (Ministry of Defence).

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