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Armed Force Medical College, Pune: Courses, Fees Eligibility, Selection, Cutoff, Placements

Last updated on July 20th, 2021 by Arunima Sethi

Armed Force Medical College (AFMC), Pune is India’s one of the best medical colleges, located in the state of Maharashtra. It is ranked 3rd for Medical by India Today 2020. The college is under the authorization of the Indian Armed Forces. Established in 1948, the college is accredited by NAAC with Grade ‘A’. It is affiliated to MUHS, Nashik, and recognized by the Medical Council of India.

AMFC provides many undergraduate and postgraduate courses In the field of medical, dental, and nursing. Other than UG & PG courses the institute provides PG Diploma courses as well as many Super-specialty courses. The institute has 29 departments at present. Admission to the UG and PG courses is done through NEET-UG and NEET-PG respectively. Candidates must fill the AFMC Application Form which is available on the official website of the institute.

AFMC Pune Key Points

  • Armed Force Medical College or AFMC is a government medical college which was initially affiliated to the University of Pune till 1999 and is presently affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health and Science.
  • It offers various courses in the medical stream such as MBBS, BSc Nursing, Diploma, MSc Anatomy, MD General Medicine, MS Orthopedics, DM Cardiology, Ph.D. Pathology, Paramedical Technology, etc.
  • AFMC offers a MBBS course of 4 ½ years followed by a one-year internship program.
  • The college has almost 130 & 40 available seats for MBBS & B.Sc courses respectively. 50% of the total seats are reserved for the candidates under the All India Quota.
  • The institution also offers various super specialty and paramedical courses. M.Ch. is offered under 4 different specializations. DM and Ph.D. degree programs come under Superspeciality courses.

AFMC Pune Courses & Fees 

AFMC Pune offers various UG and PG courses in the field of Medical, Dentistry, and Nursing. Tabulated below are the details of the same – Duration, Eligibility, Fees, Selection Criteria, and Seat Intake:

Programme Programme Details Selection Criteria
MBBS
  • Duration: 5 ½ years
  • Seat Intake: 130
  • Fees: INR 31,870 ( 1st year)
  • Eligibility: Pass in 10+2 or equivalent as a regular candidate with Physics, Chemistry, Biology as a compulsory subject and 60% aggregate in PCB and 50% aggregate in each subject
NEET UG
B.Sc Nursing
  • Departments: Basic, Post-Basic, Operation Room, Cardiothoracic, Neonatal, Orthopedic, and Rehabilitation
  • Duration: 1-3 years
  • Eligibility: 10+2 or equivalent as a regular candidate with Physics , Chemistry, Biology as compulsory subject and 50% aggregate in PCB.
  • Only female students are allowed.
NEET UG and Candidates also have to pass the AFMC Nursing Exam.
MD
  • Specialization: Anesthesiology, Biochemistry, General Medicine, Hospital Administration, Microbiology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Sports Medicine, Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Seat Intake: 116
  • Eligibility: MBBS degree from any recognized medical college or a foreign medical degree included in the schedules to the Indian Medical Council
NEET PG
DM
  • Specialization: Cardiology
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Seat Intake: 1
  • Eligibility: MBBS degree from any recognized medical college or a foreign medical degree included in the schedules to the Indian Medical Council
M.Ch
  • Specialization: Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Seat Intake: 9
  • Eligibility: MBBS degree from any recognized medical college or a foreign medical degree included in the schedules to the Indian Medical Council
PG Diploma
  • Fees: INR 34,000 (1st year)
  • Eligibility: MBBS degree from any recognized medical college or a foreign medical degree included in the schedules to the Indian Medical Council

AFMC Pune Cutoff

Previous year AFMC Pune Cutoff based on NEET-UG and NEET-PG scores is tabulated below for different categories:

AFMC Pune NEET UG Cutoff 2020

Category Qualifying Percentile Cut-off marks
Unreserved 50th percentile 720-147
SC / ST / OBC 40th percentile 146-113
Unreserved-PH 45th percentile 146-129
SC/ST/OBC-PH 40th percentile 146-129

AFMC Pune NEET PG Cutoff 2020

Category Qualifying Percentile Cut-off marks
General 50th percentile 366
SC / ST / OBC 45th percentile 342
PWD 40th percentile 319

AFMC Pune Placements

AFMC Pune provides good job opportunities to its students. Some of the highlights of AFMC Pune Placements are as follows:

  • The placement ratio for MBBS and other courses is very high.
  • Most of the cadets after completing their courses join the Indian Armed Forces and commissioned officers.
  • The cadets are offered job opportunities as a medical officer in all three armed forces wings, including military force, navy, and air force. Their rank is equivalent to that of NDA cadets.
  • Recruited medical students as professionals are ranked as Class I gazetted officers and are paid according to central government scales.
  • After a certain period, serving their profession in the Indian Army, the medical professionals get pension facilities along with other insurances and security facilities.

AFMC Pune FAQs 

Ques. Is there any physical test for admission to AFMC Pune? 

Last updated on July 20th, 2021

Ans. Yes. Candidates willing to join AFMC Pune must go through a Medical fitness test during admission. There are certain criteria for fitness in terms of getting admission to the college.

Ques. What is the age limit for admission to AFMC Pune? 

Last updated on July 20th, 2021

Ans. As per the NEET 2020 guidelines, students appearing for NEET UG must have completed the age of 17 years on December 31, 2021. Candidates of 24 years age are not eligible to apply for AFMC Pune courses.

Ques. How many seats are reserved for girls in AFMC Pune? 

Last updated on July 20th, 2021

Ans. At the undergraduate level i.e. in the MBBS course, AFMC Pune provides admission to 130 candidates. Out of which, 25 seats are allotted for female students.

Ques. Where are the interns posted for their internship at AFMC Pune? 

Last updated on July 20th, 2021

Ans. The students after completing their courses at AFMC Pune are often posted to various MCI recognized Armed Force Hospitals. They are recruited as Class I gazetted officers.

Ques. Are hostels located close to the AFMC Pune academic buildings?

Last updated on July 20th, 2021

Ans. It depends on which departments of the AFMC Pune one travels from their hostel. The first-year hostel is quite far from the anatomy and physiology departments, so they have to travel more. While third-year students have to travel less as their departments are closer to the academic buildings.


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