MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College, Pune

This article describes about the AFMC Medical college in Pune. Read this article to know about the eligibility and and the criteria to appear for the exam.

Armed Forces Medical College, Pune is conducting Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) course starting in August 2009

* Admission is based on a written examination to be held on 3rd May, 2009.
* Interview for successful candidates will be conducted in June.
* Course will commence on 1st August, 2009.

Eligibility : The candidate should have passed all subjects opted for in the 1st attempt of the qualifying examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology, with minimum 60% of the aggregate marks in the 3 science subjects taken together + minimum 50% in English + minimum 50% in each of the science subjects + passed an examination in Mathematics in 10th standard.

Criteria for appearing for the Entrance Examination :
(i) Indian citizen / subject of Bhutan or Nepal / person of Indian origin intending to permanently settle in India
(ii) Unmarried candidate. The candidate cannot marry during the course duration.
(iii) Candidate should be medically fit as per the standards stated by the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India
(iv) Age as of 31st December of the year of application should be not less than 17 years and not have reached 22 years. (Exception – not more than 24 years for candidates appearing for or who have passed the final B.Sc. exam)

Available seats : 25 for girls & 105 for boys

Important Note : Every student is liable to serve as a Commissioned Officer in the Armed Forces Medical Services, which will be dependent on the vacancy available. A parent or guardian of the candidate must sign a Bond Agreement at the time of admission.

For Application Form and Prospectus that will be available from 22nd December 2008 to 28th January 2009 contact:
(i) Selected General Post Offices / Head Post Offices in major cities in India
(ii) The Officer-in-Charge (Admission Cell),
Armed Forces Medical College,
Pune – 411040
– send payment of Rs. 250/- (per copy) by Bank Draft on a Nationalized Bank payable at Pune in favour of Commandant, AFMC, Pune , along with full postal address of the candidate (on two separate slips of paper). Write your name and address on the back of the Demand Draft.
Contact Ph. of Admission Cell : 020 - 2682 0028
For more information : http://www.afmc.nic.in/mbbs_admission.html
Please check the official website of AFMC to confirm the information given here in case of any changes .

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