AFMC Pune : Admission, Eligibility,Courses, Fees, Cutoff

By Bibhor Mohanta

Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune 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. This is the first medical college to be set up by the Armed Forces in Asia.


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The AFMC offers UG, PG and PG Diploma in medical and nursing. AFMC Pune also offers training in Super- Specialty and Para Medical fields which are specifically reserved for in-service candidates only.

MBBS Course: 

The duration of MBBS course is four and half year followed by an internship of one year.

Nursing Courses: 

The nursing courses conducted by the college of Nursing under AFMC are given in the following table:

Courses Design Capacity Duration
Basic B. Sc nursing 40 4 years 
Post Basic B. Sc nursing 20 2 years
M. Sc nursing 10 2 years
Post Basic diploma/ certificate course in Operation Room nursing 08 2 years
Post Basic diploma/ certificate course in Operation Room nursing 06 1 year
Post Basic Diploma/ Certificate course in Oncology Nursing 04 1 year
Post Basic Diploma/ Certificate course in Cardiothoracic Nursing 04 1 year
Post Basic Diploma/ Certificate course in Cardiothoracic Nursing 04 1 year


PG Diploma Course:

Subjects Number of seats
Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy 2
Diploma in Anesthesia 2
Diploma in Child health -
Diploma in Clinical Pathology -
Diploma in Hospital Administration 6
Diploma in Industrial Health -
Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynecology 4
Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 2
Diploma in Psychological Medicine 1
Diploma in Ophthalmology 2
Diploma in Public Health 3
Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis 1


Post Graduate Course:

Degree Subjects Number of Seats
M. Sc M. Sc- Anatomy -
M. Sc Master of Hospital Administration -
MD Anesthesiology 15
MD Bio-Chemistry 2
MD Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy 4
MD General Medicine 22
MD Hospital Administration 8
MD Immune Hematology & Blood Transfusion 2
MD Microbiology 9
MD Paediatrics 8
MD Pathology 10
MD Pharmacology 2
MD Physiology 4
MD Psychiatry 5
MD Radio Diagnosis/ Radiology 7
MD Sports Medicine 2
MD Social & Preventive Medicine/ Community Medicine 12
MD Tuberculosis & respiratory Diseases/ Pulmonary Medicine 4
MD/MS Anatomy 4
MD/MS Obstetrics & Gynecology 8
MD/MS Ophthalmology 8
MS General Surgery 21
MS Orthopaedics 3


Super Specialty & Ph.D. course:

Degree Subject Number of Seats
DM Cardiology 1
M. Ch Cardio-Thoracic Surgery 3
M. Ch Neuro Surgery 3
M. Ch Pediatric Surgery -
M. Ch Plastic Surgery 3
PhD Pathology -

Paramedical Course: These courses are only for In-service Candidates.

AFMC MBBS Eligibility Criteria:

1. A candidate should be a citizen of India or be 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 setting in India.

2. The candidate must be unmarried. Marrying during the course is not permitted.

3. Should be medically fit as per the prescribed standards by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence.

4. Must have attained the age of 17 years on 31 December of the year of the application, but must not have attained the age of 22 years on that date.

5. Candidates must have passed Higher Secondary/10+2 or equivalent examination in the first attempt with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

6. Candidate must have secured 60% marks and above in aggregate in Class XII.

7. Candidate must have passed Mathematics exam in Class X.  


Admission Procedure:

1. While applying for NEET tick on the option ‘apply for participating university'

2. After the arrival of NEET hall ticket, go to AFMC site and register and fill in your NEET roll no.

3. Crack NEET with 490+ marks (in case of boys) or 540+ marks (in case of girls).

4. You'd be called for an interview by AFMC

5. Give TOELR exams (80 marks — 40 questions; 2 marks per question, 1/2 negative marks for the wrong answer)

6. Psychometric test — CBT based test; there are no right answers, only your answers are asked (be honest while answering, interviewers might ask you in an interview regarding the test)

7. Finally there is Interview, which consists of 50, marks. At least 5–7 officers are sitting in front of you, they experienced with all kinds of people so you better not lie or you'd be rejected.

8. Final merit is calculated on the base of {(NEET + TOELR)/4 + Interview} marks. Additional marks are given for NCC quota, army quota (8 marks if you are a child of an officer and 16 marks if you are a child of jawan or airmen).

9. Separate merit list of boys and girls are prepared.

10. The students from merit lists are called for strict medical examination

11. After medical examinations if you are declared as fit, you are selected.


Documents Required:

1. Class 10 mark sheet

2. Class 12 mark sheet

3. Certificate from the last school which should state that the candidate was a regular student.

4. Category certificate, if applicable

5. Medical fitness certificate

6. Certificate of an extracurricular activity or Sports certificate with the level of representation.

7. Passport size recent photograph

8. NEET Score Card

9. NEET admit card

10. Registration Slip

11. Demand Draft of INR 250


We have discussed the Courses, Admission Procedure, Eligibility criteria of AFMC, Pune. Hope this information helps the students for registration. For more details check the official website of AFMC.


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