Armed Forces Medical College

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved,
there's also a love of humanity"




About Armed Forces Medical College

Armed Forces Medical College is a top notch medical institute of India, located in Pune, Maharashtra. As the name suggests, the college is managed by the Indian Armed Forces. Ever since its establishment in the year 1948, the college has served 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 Indian Defense Services. The institute is presently affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and is recognized by the MCI for conducting undergraduate and various post graduate medical courses

Programs offered at Armed Forces Medical College

Getting into Armed Forces Medical College Admissions

For MBBS program- NEET + ToELR + Psychological Assessment Test + Interview

Candidates seeking admission to Armed Forces Medical College must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. It is necessary for a candidate to qualify NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS programs.

Eligibility criteria AFMC MBBS admissions

  • The candidate applying for admission to AFMC must be an Indian National.
  • The candidate must have completed 17 years of age as or on December 31, 2017
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in first attempt with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects and securing not less than 60% of the aggregate marks in these 3 science subjects taken together. Additionally, he/she must have passed class Mathematics exam in class 10th
  • The candidate must have secured at least 60% aggregate in Class 12th.

Admission procedure AFMC

Admission at AFMC is strictly based on the merit basis of performance of candidates in NEET, ToELR, Psychological Assessment Test and Interview. The complete cycle of MBBS admission at AFMC is represented here:

The candidates shortlisted at the final stage of admission process are called for admission. The verification of documents of desired candidates is conducted at the time of admission.

MBBS admission at AFMC is conducted in two stages.

Stage 1 - Firstly, candidates are shortlisted for ToELR on the basis of NEET 2017 scores. The candidates are then called for Test of English Language, Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning. ToELR is an online test consisting of 40 MCQs to be attempted in 30 minutes. Each question is of 2 marks and there’s a negative marking of 0.5 marks for each incorrect response. The marks obtained in ToELR is added to NEET 2017 score and then divided by 4 to get the written examination score out of 200.

Stage 2- Second stage of the admission process comprises of psychometric test and interview. This test is of 50 marks. The final AFMC MBBS 2016 merit list is based on the total score obtained in both the stages.

Reservation of seats

Category Number of seats reserved
Boys 105
Girls 25
Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) 10
Total 140

Notable Alumni AFMC

Punita Arora
Lieutenant General of Indian Armed Forces

Surendra Poonia

Soumya Swaminathan
Director General - ICMR

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