Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Entrance Exam

Armed Forces Medical Exam:  Eligibility, Application Deadline, Exam Date, Test Pattern, Selection Criteria, Website

Created On: Mar 18, 2011 21:16 IST
Modified On: Apr 11, 2011 17:25 IST
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Entrance Exam
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Entrance Exam

Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) Entrance Exam

Armed Forces Medical College is a premier medical institute of India acknowledged as a centre of excellence for education and research.  AFMC ranked 2nd Best Medical College in INDIA by OUTLOOK Magazine.

Number of Seats:          130
Application Deadline:     Febuary
Exam Date:                  May 1, 2011  (1st Sunday in May)
Form Cost:                   Rs 250 / -
Course Duration:           4.5 years
Test Pattern:                Written Exam
Interview                     Yes, on the basis of performance in the written examination

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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 settling in India.
  • Must be unmarried. Marrying during the course is not permitted.
  • Should be medically fit as per prescribed standards by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence
  • Must have attained the age of 17yrs on 31st Dec of the year of application, but must not have attained the age of 22 years on that date(Not more than 24 years in case of candidates who have passed or are appearing in final B Sc examinations).

Academic Qualification

Candidate must 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 the 10th standard.


The general standard of the entrance examination will be that of 11th and 12th class under the 10+2 scheme/pre-medical/intermediate science or an equivalent examination of the State Education Board/Indian University

Service Liability

Students have compulsory liability to serve as Commisioned Officers in the Armed Forces Medical Services. The offer of the type of commission will depend on the vacancies available. The candidates' parents/guardians are required to sign a bond agreement at the time of admission.

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