Armed Forces Medical College MBBS Admission 2013
AFMC MBBS 2012 Entrance Exam Date: 06th May, 2012 (Sunday)
Armed Forces Medical College Pune MBBS Entrance Examination - 2013
The AFMC is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik and is recognized by the Medical Council of India.
AFMC MBBS 2012 Important Dates:
i. Date of Entrance Examination: 06 May 2012
ii. Time to report at Examination Centre: 9.00 A.M.
iii. Last Date of Filling of Online Application: 05 March 2012
iv. Last Date for payment of fee at any SBI Branch: 06 March 2012
v. Last Date for receipt of Forms sent by Post: 12 March 2012
Course Duration: The duration of MBBS course is 4 ½ years followed by compulsory rotating internship training of one year. All the medical cadets with service liability undergo internship training in selected service hospitals recognised by the Medical Council of India. Course commences on 01 Aug 2012.
Candidates admitted to AFMC for MBBS course have compulsory liability to serve as Commissioned Officers in the Armed Forces Medical Services. The offer of the type of commission will depend upon the vacancies available and shall be determined on merit-cumoption at the final MBBS examination. The liability of the SSC officers passing out of AFMC to serve the Armed Forces Medical Services would be seven (7) years.
Any candidate withdrawing from the college after 1600hrs (4 PM) on 31 Jul 2012 will have to pay Bond Money as per conditions given in Govt of India, Min of Defence letter No 17436/DGAFMS/DG-1D/2297/D (Med)/98 dated 3rd September 98 and 19907/Policy/ DGAFMS/ DG-1D/401/09/D (Medical) dated 11 Feb 2009. The candidates’ parents/guardians are required to sign the bond agreement at the time of admission which is Rs.15, 00,000/- (Rupees Fifteen Lacs only) at present. This amount is subject to revision from time to time by Govt of India.
Eligibility & Qualifications:
GENERAL: A candidate seeking admission to the MBBS Course is eligible to appear in the entrance examination if he/she fulfills the following criteria:
(a) A candidate should be citizen of India. The candidate may 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. Foreign nationals of Indian origin may be admitted into AFMC only after they have acquired Indian citizenship or in respect of whom a certificate of eligibility is issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
(b) Must be unmarried. Marrying during the course is not permitted.
(c) Should be medically fit as per prescribed standards by the Govt of India, Ministry of Defence.
(d) There will be two categories for age criteria depending on academic qualifications:
(i) Academic qualification of the candidate-10+2 or equivalent: Should attain the age of 17 years on 31 Dec 2012 but must not have attained the age of 22 years on that date i.e. must have been born not earlier than 01 January 1991 and not later than 31 December 1995.
(ii) Academic qualifications of the candidate: Passed B.Sc. examination or appearing in Final B.Sc. examination:- Must not have attained the age of 24 years i.e. must have been born not earlier than 01 January 1989.The criteria for marks in the qualifying examination (10+2) or equivalent will be same for candidates of this category.
Academic Qualifications: Candidates must have passed one of the following qualifying examinations in the first attempt with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken simultaneously and securing not less than 60% of the aggregate marks in these three 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 tenth standard. These are:
(a) The Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination in Science of a statutory Indian University/board or other recognised examination body with English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology which shall include practical test in all of these science subjects.
(b) The Pre-professional/Pre-Medical examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (after passing either Higher Secondary School examination or pre-University or equivalent examination) which shall include practical test in these science subjects.
(c) 1st year of three years Degree course of a recognised University with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology including practical test in Science subjects provided the examination is a University Examination.
(d) Senior Secondary of a statutory Examination Board of Indian School Certificate examination of 12 years of study, last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at higher level.
(e) Higher Secondary School Certificate examination of Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education with English at Higher level, any one of the Modern Indian or Modern Foreign or Classical Languages, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subject.
(f) Any other examination which in scope and standard is found to be equivalent to the Higher Secondary Science/Pre-Professional/Pre-medical Examination of Indian University/Board with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology including practical test in each of these Science subjects.
(g) B.Sc. Examination of a recognised Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination in not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology) and further that he/she has passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. The criteria for marks in Qualifying Examination (i.e. 10 + 2 or equivalent exam) remains the same for the B.Sc. candidates also.
(h) Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing in qualifying examination up to 01 May 2012 may also apply.
(j) Regarding the requirement of Mathematics, candidate who has passed Higher Secondary, Senior Cambridge or Indian School Certificate examination and had not offered Mathematics in the final year will be deemed eligible if he/she had studied Mathematics up to the pre-final year stage (X Class) and had passed an examination in the subject provided it was at least of Tenth standard. A certificate signed by the Head Master or Principal of the school in which candidate has studied should be produced at the time of interview in such cases. A candidate who had not taken Mathematics at the Tenth or an equivalent examination but had subsequently passed in Mathematics as an additional subject in I. Sc. /B.Sc. examination is also eligible.
The following categories of candidates are not eligible to apply:
(a) Candidates who have passed in Domestic Science, Domestic Arithmetic, Lower Maths separately or in combination with other subjects like General Science/Social studies in High School/Higher Secondary (Multipurpose) or equivalent examination.
(b) Candidates who have passed only Pre-University/Pre-Degree (one year course) or Pre-Professional in Agriculture/Veterinary/Dental Examination.
(c) Candidates who have passed the Pre-professional or equivalent qualifying examination as a Private candidate.
(d) Candidates who have secured the requisite percentage but in subsequent attempts or compartment examination.
NOTE: IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CANDIDATES TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER THEY POSSESS THE REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION. HAVING BEEN CALLED FOR WRITTEN TEST OR INTERVIEW DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN ACCEPTANCE OF ELIGIBILITY. FINAL ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION WILL BE DECIDED BY MAHARASHTRA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, NASHIK.
Number of Seats: A total of 130 medical cadets (105 boys & 25 girls) will be admitted for the year 2012.
(a) Ten seats out of 130 are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes/scheduled tribes subject to the provisions stated in paragraph 27 below.
(b) In addition to the above 130 seats, Govt of India at its discretion through Ministry of External Affairs & Ministry of Defence may sponsor and select foreign students from friendly foreign countries for MBBS training in AFMC, under their aid/ collaboration programmes.
Date of Written Examination: The written examination will be conducted on Sunday, 06 May 2012.
(a) The candidates shall correctly fill up the name of the city from where he/she wishes to appear for the written examination in the online application form.
(b) The candidate shall give three different choices of cities in order of preference from where he/she wishes to appear for the written examination. Change in centre choices is at a later date is NOT permitted after the submission of the application form and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
(c) One of the three choices in order of priority as indicated by the candidate will be accepted on a first come first serve basis. Endeavour will be to allot one of the choices of candidate, provided seating capacity exists. However if seating capacity is not available, the admission cell depending upon the availability will allot a centre.
(d) Written Examination Centre once allotted will be final and no request for change, under any circumstances, will be entertained.
Scheme of Written Examination: The competitive written examination will be of 2 hours duration and will have one paper comprising of 200 objective type of questions, as under;
|Biology (Zoology and Botany)||50
|Intelligence, Logic and Reasoning||25
|English language & comprehension||25
Each correct answer will fetch one mark for the candidate. However wrong answer will have negative marks and for each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. Uses of calculator, Mobile phone, Bluetooth, PDA and log tables are not permitted in the examination.
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 CBSE/State Education Board/Indian University.
Method of Selection:
Candidates who are found provisionally eligible will be permitted to appear in the competitive examination on Sunday, 06 May 2012. Issue of admit cards, however does not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility which will be further scrutinised at subsequent stages of selection.
The written examination centre will be allotted to candidates depending upon the administrative arrangements for the examination and availability of adequate seating capacity.
The roll numbers of the candidates who qualify for interview based on the above written examination will be published in Employment News and Rozgar Samachar and will be displayed on web site – http://www.afmc.nic.in. Candidates who qualify for interview will also find the call letters for the interview once they log into their account. The college/ DGAFMS however takes no responsibility for any error or omission in the roll numbers published in the newspapers/displayed on web site.
Interview of Selected Candidates:
(a) On the basis of their performance in the written examination selected candidates in order of roll numbers will be called for an interview to be held in the month of June at AFMC, Pune. Selected candidates only will be informed by telegram/ telephone and registered letter by office of the DGAFMS, New Delhi. Correct address and telephone number in the application form is therefore essential.
(b) Results of candidates who have qualified for interview will be available online on the website http://www.afmc.nic.in. The results will also be displayed at the admission cell of AFMC, Pune and O/o DGAFMS. Every candidate who has qualified for the interview can view his status by logging in to his registered account and will also be notified by an e-mail. No inquiries on telephone/fax regarding results will be entertained by office of DGAFMS New Delhi or AFMC Pune.
The exact date and time of the interview at AFMC Pune will be intimated to selected candidates and will also be intimated by e-mail. Request for change of date of interview will NOT be entertained except under extreme circumstances. The candidates will be required to produce originals of all certificates/marks sheets and admit card (hall ticket) at the time of interview at AFMC. All candidates will produce result or proof of having appeared in the qualifying examination held before 30 Apr 2012 at the time of interview (if the result of such examination has not been declared). However, original mark sheet & pass certificate of qualifying examination will have to be produced in original prior to admission.
On the basis of the above test and interview two merit lists, one for boys and one for girls, will be drawn up and admissions will be offered only to candidates on these merit lists in accordance with their merit position. Individual call letters of admission will be sent by post only to selected candidates who would be required to join AFMC. The remaining candidates will be on the waiting list. The result will be published by the O/o DGAFMS and displayed on web site stated in Para 23(b), O/o DGAFMS and Admission cell of AFMC Pune. These candidates who have been selected will also be intimated about their status in their login id/ by email/ by call letters which will be sent to their registered postal address.
If a candidate does not receive a letter calling him/her up for examination/interview or having taken the examination/interview, for joining the College, he/she can check up his/her position in the merit list from the list displayed in the office of the DGAFMS and the Admission cell of AFMC Pune. No representation for non-selection will be entertained. No correspondence on the subject will be entertained.
The following procedure will be followed for admission of SC/ST candidates against the reserved seats:-
(a) The SC/ST candidates must qualify in the written examination and come within the zone to be called up for interview.
(b) They must come within the first 500 in the final combined merit list of boys and girls.
(c) They must fulfill all other conditions/standards in so far as age, academic qualification, medical fitness, and so on is concerned as applicable to non SC/ST candidates.
(d) These reserved seats will be in addition to any vacancies secured by SC/ST candidates on the basis of their position in the merit lists.
(e) If any SC/ST girls/boys are admitted against reserved vacancies the number of girls/boys to be admitted against the general seats will be reduced correspondingly.
(f) All such candidates will have to sign a surety bond on the same lines and on the same conditions as other candidates.
All candidates will be subjected to medical examination as per the requirement of the Armed Forces and as per the laid down standards. There is no provision for declaring a candidate temporarily unfit. The final authority for deciding medical fitness to the MBBS Course is the Commandant AFMC. Medical Examination report by civilian doctors will not be accepted.
There will be no rechecking/revaluation of answer sheets.
The last date of acceptance of such applications to be received by post only at AFMC Pune, Admission cell will be 12 Mar 2012 (1700 h). The candidate should send it at the address given below. Application form through couriers will not be accepted.
AFMC MBBS Entrance Examination – 2012
OIC Admission Cell
Armed Forces Medical College
Wanowarie – Post office
Sholapur Road, Pune - 411001.
Candidates will have to download the same in duplicate. One copy will be retained at the Examination centre. The admit card will be available ONLINE and can be downloaded from your registered account in the month of April 2012. The exact dates will be intimated on the AFMC website www.afmc.nic.in.
The Admit cards will contain the Roll Number allotted to the candidate and details of examination centre (including the address) and the photograph submitted by the candidate.
The candidate will have to ensure the following before proceeding to the examination centre:
(a) Paste another of his/ her passport size photograph over the box provided for the purpose (similar to the one submitted in the application). The photograph will be pasted with gum/ fevicol and WILL BE ATTESTED by School/College Principal/ Tehsildar/Gazetted Officer. The attestation on this photograph should not cover the face of the candidate.
(b) The candidate will also get the admit cards signed by the parent/guardian.
(c) The photo and candidature will be verified by School/College Principal/ Tehsildar/ Gazetted officer in duplicate. If the candidate has difficulty in downloading the admit card, he will contact the admission cell at AFMC Pune for further directions.
Application form received after last due date of submission i.e. 12 Mar 2012 (1700h) will be rejected without any intimation. No request for refund of payment will be entertained.
Officer-in-Charge, Admission Cell,
Armed Forces Medical College,
Sholapur Road, Pune – 411 040
Phone: 020-26334223, 26334230, 26334209, 26333572
Fax: 020 - 26334236