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AFMC - A Dream Destination for Medical Aspirants

AFMC - A Dream Destination for Medical Aspirants

AFMC - A Dream Destination for Medical Aspirants

By Admin / May 17, 2019

 

AFMC - A Dream Destination for Medical Aspirants

Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) is one of the top 5 medical colleges in India and is acknowledged as the centre of excellence for education and research. It is located in Pune, Maharashtra and is managed by the Indian Armed Forces. The college provides training to undergraduate and postgraduate medical and nursing students, strengthening their career prospects in the defence services. The institute is presently affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences and is recognized by the MCI (Medical Council of India) for conducting various undergraduate and post graduate medical courses.

Process to get into Armed Forces Medical College:

As an aspirant, you need to go through two levels of the selection process for MBBS program. These are:

I. NEET

II. ToELR + Psychological Assessment Test + Interview

Level I:

The first step is to sit for the NEET Exam. On the basis of your NEET Score, you will be shortlisted for the second level. AFMC considers the NEET score for admissions to its MBBS Programme. Therefore, it is necessary for a candidate to qualify NEET to become eligible for admission to the MBBS as well as BDS program.

In order to practice NEET Mock Tests, click here

Level II:

After clearing the first level, you will have to appear for AFMC ToELR (Test of English Language, Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning) and Psychological assessment cum interview for getting selected to the Institute.

About ToELR

ToELR is a Computer Based Test consisting of 40 MCQs, 2 marks each, and 0.5 mark will be deducted for every incorrect answer. The candidate is required to answer all the 40 questions within 30 minutes. The marks obtained in ToELR (Max Marks: 80) will be added to the NEET score (Max Marks: 720) to get the final score out of 800. This sum will be divided by 4 to get the written examination score out of 200.

Psychological Assessment cum Interview

The interview has the weightage of 50 marks.

Final Verdict

AFMC offers a total of 130 seats, with the number of seats fixed for boys, girls and other SC/ST (Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribes) aspirants.

Seats Distribution

AFMC offers a total of 130 seats, with the number of seats fixed for boys, girls and other SC/ST (Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribes) aspirants.

For at least seven years, you are liable to serve in the Armed Forces on successful completion of MBBS.

Why should one consider AFMC?

AFMC medical college is the platform for all of those who wish to use their medical expertise to serve the country by joining forces. Additionally, AFMC is the most elite and prestigious college in India and to be associated with it would be a huge honor as:

  • AFMC is a unique institution that combines medical education with training that is specific to the health care needs of the armed forces.
  • It is also involved in conducting research on various medical subjects and those aspects that might affect the morale and performance of the armed forces both in war and peace.
  • For over the past decade, AFMC has been constantly rated as being among the top medical colleges in India by surveys published by reputed news magazines.
  • The infrastructure of the college is commendable in comparison to other medical colleges. It is full of greenery and has an abundance of sports facilities. Canteen and hostels facilities are also praise-worthy.
  • There are a large number of societies and clubs like the Student Scientific Society, Computer Club, Hobbies Club, Debating Club, Adventure Club, Musimatics etc. where students can pursue extra-curricular interests.

AFMC Fee Structure: For an MBBS course, the tuition fee of government funded or private colleges varies. The average fee varies from Rs. 35,000 pa to Rs. 2 Lakhs pa in the government aided colleges. However, AIIMS is one such institute whose fee structure for MBBS is as low as around Rs. 6000 pa. The fee structure of AFMC is given below:

YEAR 1

YEAR 2

YEAR 3

YEAR 4

YEAR 5

PROGRAM GRAND TOTAL

Rs.61,730

Rs.55,230

Rs.55,230

Rs.55,230

Rs.55,230

Rs.2,82,650

 

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Last updated on : Oct 22, 2019