Armed Forces Medical College

Govt Est. 1962Pune, Maharashtra
About College

The Armed Forces Medical College, Pune is one of the top-ranking Medical college of India and acknowledged as a centre of excellence for education and research. The college was established in the Year 1962 and is managed by the Indian Armed Forces. It is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) and recognized by Govt. of India and the National Medical Commission (NMC). It has an annual intake of 150 seats in MBBS, 193 seats in 36 disciplines of Post-Graduate studies and 10 seats in 5 disciplines of super- Specialization studies. The AFMC was set up in 1948 in the immediate post-world war period. On the recommendations of the BC Roy Committee, remnants of the Indian Army Medical Corps units were amalgamated into one unit to create the Armed Forces Medical College. One of the first plastic surgery departments in India was established at the college in the early 1950s. The "Graduate Wing" of AFMC was established on 4 August 1962 with an aim to increase the intake of medical graduates into the Armed Forces. 

It's a great pride to our Country as The AFMC has been listed in the top 100 Medical colleges in the World and has bagged 34th position in the list of World's best Medical colleges 2021. 

AFMC was ranked third among medical colleges in India in 2019 by India Today and second among medical colleges in India in 2019 by Outlook India and fourth in India by The Week. Currently, it is the 2nd best medical college in India after AIIMS New Delhi. AFMC has been awarded ‘A’ Grading and a CGPA of 3.51 out of a maximum of 4 (87.5%) in NAAC, which is the highest ever awarded to any medical institution in India. The Biochemistry lab of AFMC Hospital is NABL Certified. Founded in 1945, MJAFI is one of the oldest medical journals of India. MJAFI is publishing its 75th volume in 2019 making it a platinum jubilee year. It is a quarterly, peer reviewed international publication and is circulated to all members of Armed Forces Medical Services of India, all medical college libraries of India and subscribers.

The AFMC campus is spread in a lush green area of over 119 Acres with state of the art infrastructure with latest technologies and in sync with the recent developments in medical education. The college has well-defined Pre-clinical, Para-clinical and Clinical departments with best of facilities. There are very good spacious lecture halls, Examination halls, Demonstration rooms, Departmental museums and Skill Laboratories. There are Air-conditioned reading rooms, Cafeteria, Gym room, Indoor and Outdoor sports and Games facility including tennis, squash, basketball, and a swimming pool. The college has a separate library building which is open 24X7 with an excellent collection of medical books and journals, back volumes, Atlases, Dictionaries, Directories, Encyclopaedias, Technical Reports. There are a large number of societies and clubs like the Student Scientific Society, Computer Club, Hobbies Club, Debating Club, Adventure Club, Dance Club and Musimatics. where students can pursue extra-curricular interests.

Additional campus facilities such as Auditorium, Boys Hostel, Canteen, Computer Lab, Girls Hostel, Gym, Hospital, Library, Medical Facilities, Lecture Room are also there. The College is fully residential with separate hostels for boys and girls. Residence in the hostels is mandatory for all the cadets for the entire duration of the course. The Boys Hostel is housed in a building which was built in 1965 and comprises 6 blocks of three floors each. There are a total of 277 rooms of approximately 8 sqmt (86 sq ft) area (single-seaters) and 162 rooms of approximately 18.5 sqmt (199 sq ft) area (double seaters). All the rooms are fully furnished. The girls' hostel was constructed in 1984 and can accommodate 130 cadets in 70 single-seater and 30 double seater rooms. The new Boys Hostel has four blocks with four floors each having 18 spacious rooms with balconies. The officers' floors for officers pursuing their post graduation courses have been incorporated into the boys hostel. Subsidized messing is provided to all medical cadets. The Central Cadets Mess was opened in 2009 for all cadets to dine together. Students are not allowed to be married or to marry during the course, and are liable to serve in the medical services of the Armed Forces, on successful completion of MBBS for seven years and the UG students have to wait for 4years before appearing for the NEET PG courses.

The Attached Hospitals

Affiliated hospitals of AFMC include Command Hospital (Southern Command) - The Command Hospital (SC) was established in 1869.  It was one of three military hospitals established at and around Poona in the same year.  It was initially the British Military Hospital, Wanowrie. The location of Military Hospital, Wanowrie is presently occupied by the upper wing and main office building of Command Hospital (Southern Command).  The lower wing of the Command Hospital presently occupies six large buildings that were referred to as the “Connaught Barracks” and originally housed troops of the Poona garrison. The Malignant Diseases Treatment Centre occupies the first building specially constructed as a ward for Military Hospital, Wanowrie in 1869. The new hospital was designated Military Hospital, Poona on 01 Jan 1948.  The hospital was re-designated as Command Hospital (Southern Command) on 08 April 1967.  It is spread over 105 acres of land.  Command Hospital(Southern Command) is the largest hospital of the Indian Army.  The hospital acquitted itself with great distinction during OP Pawan in Srilanka by treating 868 casualties.  It has also provided medical aid during natural calamities such as the earthquakes at Bhuj and Latur, floods at Sangli and the Tsunami in Southern India. The Command Hospital (Southern Command) is a mega-tertiary care hospital.

Military Hospital (Cardio Thoracic Centre) - The 600 bedded hospital is committed to provide comprehensive holistic patients care for cases of pulmonary tuberculosis, cardiac and respiratory diseases. 

Artificial Limb Centre-Although ALC was raised with the primary objective of meeting the prosthetic and orthotic requirements of disabled personnel of the armed forces, from 1951 the facilities were gradually extended to civilians as well.  In 1958, a 70 bedded civilian wing was added to this Centre.  A 120 bedded ward was already authorized for Defence Services personnel and ex-servicement.  In 1964, sub centre were established at Delhi and Lucknow to provide repair facilities.  Additional sub centre have since been established at Chandimandir, Guwahati and Bangalore. 

Military Hospital (Khadki) - At present it has 846 beds with an additional 100 crisis expansion beds. AFMC also works as a hospital for civilians in collaboration with the command hospital (SC).


Armed Forces Medical College, Wanowrie, Pune - 411040

Phone: 020-26334201, 020-26363302

Email: [email protected]


Admission Process

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in Maharashtra 

The medical aspirants seeking MBBS/BDS admission at Maharashtra (State Government/Corporation/Private & Minority Colleges ) will have to register themselves for The Commissioner State Common Entrance Test Cell, Maharashtra State, Medical education Under Graduate Courses ( Directorate of Medical Education & Research, Maharashtra State, Mumbai  ) admission process by filling out their application form. Maharashtra, MBBS/BDS admission is done on the basis of marks secured in NEET. Candidates who will qualify NEET Exam and meet the eligibility requirements can only register and fill the application form for the Directorate of Medical Education & Research, Maharashtra State, Mumbai, MBBS / BDS  admission. Directorate of Medical Education & Research, Maharashtra State, Mumbai counseling is conducted in Three rounds (Round 1, Round 2, and Mop-up Round). The fourth round being the College Round, if the number of vacant seats is x, then a 10x the list of registered candidates will be sent to the college and is to be exhausted strictly in order of merit. Seat selection for MAHARASHTRA (State Government/Corporation/Private & Minority Colleges ) will be exclusively through web counseling.

Eligibility For Admission
1. Qualification:

  • 12th or (10+2 Equivalent) with Minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English for UR &  40% for SC/ST/OBC.
  • Those who have qualified NEET by scoring the minimum qualifying percentage will be eligible for the Admission and Counseling. Candidates should have earned a minimum of 50 percentile (40th  percentile for SC/ST/OBC and 45th percentile for General-PH) in order to become eligible for NEET  counseling rounds
  • AGE: A student must have completed an age of 17 years at the time of admission under NEET eligibility or should complete the age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission to the 1st year MBBS/BDS Course.


  • 85% of Seats in Government colleges (after exclusion of 15 % seats transferred to All India Quota)
  • EWS reservation – 10% seats of the available seats will be reserved for EWS candidates. “EWS” means Economically Weaker Section, include persons who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SC, ST, VJ, NT-1, NT-2, NT-3, OBC, and whose family has a gross annual income below Rs. 8,00,000/- as per Government resolution of General Administration Department ROD-4019/C.R 31/ 16-A Dated 12 February 2019 And Government Resolution no. MED-1018/C.R 37/19/Edu-2, dated 07th March 2019.
  • The seat(s) remaining vacant – from the EWS category will be allotted to general category candidates
  • 50% in government college 25% in private college of the available seats for admission by the University for MBBS/ BDS shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Backward Classes.
  • Constitutional reserve seats:- The seats from the categories SC, ST, VJ, NT1, NT2, NT3 & OBC will be filled from among the reserve candidates as per the following groups The groups are as follows -


(i) Scheduled Castes and Schedule Caste converted to Buddhism (S.C.) 

(ii) Scheduled Tribes including those living outside specified area (S.T.) 


(i) Vimukta Jati (DT) (A) 

(ii) Nomadic Tribes (NT1(B)) 


 (i) Nomadic Tribes (NT2 (C))

(ii) Nomadic Tribes(NT3 (D)) 

iii) Other Backward Classes (OBC) including SBC

CasteReservation in Government CollegesReservation in Private Unaided Institutions/Colleges
Nomadic Tribes (NT-1) NT-B2.50%1.25%
Nomadic Tribes (NT-2) NT-C3.50%1.75%
Nomadic Tribes (NT-3) NT-D2%1.00%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) including Special Backward Class (SBC)19%9.5
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism (SC)13%6.50%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7%3.50%
Vimukta Jati (VJ) DT-A3%1.50%

 If the seats still remain vacant then these seats will be filled by Inter-se, merit from the above three combined common groups of reserve candidates., If the seats still remain vacant then these seats will be filled by Inter-se merit among the candidate of the common state merit list. 

  • A Candidate belonging to ‘Creamy Layer’ amongst the categories (VJ) DT -A, NT-B, NT-C, NT-D, OBC, SBC and must note that the provision of the reservation is NOT applicable to him/her. A candidate claiming the benefit of reservation under these categories will be required to produce a Non-Creamy Layer Certificate as specified 0in the Govt. Resolutions from time to time.
  • RESERVATION FOR FEMALE CANDIDATES: 30% of seats at the disposal of the Competent Authority shall be reserved for female candidates in all the courses. This reservation shall be for all the categories like SC, ST, VJ, NT-1, NT-2, NT-3, OBC, EWS, Common, HA, MKB & DEF and will be operated in parallel. If requisite numbers of female candidates are not available, then these seats shall be offered to male candidates of that category.
  • In all private unaided institutions, all the seats will be distributed uniformly at the State level. There shall be 30% female reservation. There shall not be any other specified reservation.
  • Maharashtra-Karnataka disputed border area residents (MKB) Quota: The candidate should have claimed the MKB Quota reservation in the original online application form. Request for MKB quota claim after submission application form will not be granted. Minimum eligibility criteria shall be as per open merit candidate for selection. If the seat(s) from the MKB quota remains vacant, they will be filled in from the Open category as they are carved out from the same category.
  • Hilly Area (HA) Reservation:- The candidate should have claimed the Hilly area reservation in the original Online application form. Request for Hilly area reservation claim after submission application form will not be granted.
  • All the seats at Minority College will be filled by the respective minority candidate and if a particular Minority candidate is not available then the remaining seats will be filled by general candidates.
  • One percent seats from the Open category are reserved in parallel for Orphan category candidate
  • 15% Institutional quota for MBBS/BDS course in Private/Minority colleges shall be filled on the All India basis which shall also include eligible NRI, OCI candidate, and candidate from other State (OMS). These seats will be filled by the competent authority through CAP. Such seats if remain vacant after all CAP round will be surrendered to the respective institute for an institutional level round.

Checklist of Documents Necessary for Admission to Undergraduate Health Sciences Courses A.Y.2021-22 (All the Originals & One set of attested photocopies) 

List of Necessary Documents for Reserved and Unreserved Category Candidates (Mandatory Documents)
Sr.No.Name of the Documents
1Admit card of NEET UG - 2021
2Copy of Online Application Form (Latest) filled on
3NEET UG - 2021 Mark sheet
4Nationality Certificate issued by District Magistrate/Addl. District Magistrate or Metropolitan Magistrate (Competent Authority for issue of such certificate)/ valid Indian Passport / School Leaving Certificate of HSC/12th Std. indicating the nationality of the candidate as Indian.
5Domicile Certificate issued by District Magistrate/Metropolitan Magistrate/ Addl. District Magistrate or Competent Authority for the issue of such Certificate.
6H.S.C. (or equivalent) examination Mark Sheet
7SSC (or equivalent) passing certificate (for Date of Birth)
8Aadhaar Card
9Medical fitness certificate
Additional Category l Necessary Documents for candidates under Constitutional Reservation
1Caste Certificate issued by authority from within the State of Maharashtra
2Caste Validity Certificate
3Non Creamy LayerCertificate valid unto 31/03/2022 (For VJ, NTl, NT2, NT3, & OBC including SBC). Not required for SC and ST.
Additional Necessary Documents for candidates under PWD category



Disability Certificate of Authorized Medical Board as per National Testing Agency/ MCC (List of Medical Board is attached)

Any certificate issued by authorities other than the Authorized Medical Board is NOT valid.

Additional Necessary Documents for candidates under EWS category
1Recent Eligibility Certificate for EWS category issued by Competent Authority as per State Government Format (Copy of  G.R. dated 12/02/2019 attached) Certificate in Central Government format will not be accepted
Additional Necessary Documents for candidates under Hilly area category



Domicile Certificate of the parent stating that he/she is domicile in the village declared as a Hilly area specified in the Table for the respective Regions.

The candidate should pass SSC/HSC (or equivalent) examination from School/Junior College situated in the hilly area of his/her parents domicile or if not so, at the most, from a School/Junior College situated in the taluka of his/her parent's domicile.

2Proof showing that candidate has passed SSC/HSC from the same Tehsil/Taluka in the hilly area of his/her parents domicile. i.e. SSC/HSC passing certificate of School leaving certificate.
Additional  Necessary Documents for candidates under D-1 category
1Certificate of parent from Zillah Sainik Board
2Domicile certificate of parent, it should be from within state of Maharashtra
Additional   Necessary Documents for candidates under D-2 category
1Certificate of parent from competent authority from Defence services stating that parent is serving as per Army/Navy/Air force act
2Domicile certificate of parent, it should be from within state of Maharashtra
Additional  Necessary Documents for candidates under D-3 category



Certificate of parent from competent authority from Defence services stating that parent is serving as per Army/Navy/Air force act & transferred and posted in the State of Maharashtra.

Domicile certificate of parent of other than Maharashtra is only accepted

Additional   Necessary Documents for candidates under MKB category
1Certificate of Candidate stating that he/she is from the disputed area
2The candidate’s mother tongue is Marathi as per school record
3The candidate has passed SSC/HSC from the disputed area

First Round And Second Round 

Steps Of Counseling  
Release of information brochure 
Online Registration/ Application form and payment through Online gateway  
Publication of registered candidates 
Declaration of MBBS/BD Course seat matrix 
Document Verification: Candidates are required to choose any one center for document verification at the time of registration. 
Document Verification for NRI
Document Verification at Centres Physical 
Online Preference (Choices) Filling Process for MBBS/BDS Course 
Release of first seat allotment list 
Last date of reporting at the allotted institute 
Second round Counselling 
Release of seat matrix 
Release of second round seat allotment 
Last date of joining 

Mop-Up Round (s): After conducting two or more CAP rounds of seat allotment for Government /Corporation /Private aided / Private Unaided / Minority colleges, if seats remain vacant due to nonallotment, nonreporting for admission and resigning after joining or any other reason, those seats will be filled in Mop-Up round(s). The details of the CAP Mop-Up round will be declared on the website in due course 

A) Eligibility for MOP-UP Round(s): 

1. All candidates admitted in 1st round, 2nd round and secured the admission but not filled status retention form in the respective group. 

2. All the candidates who are waitlisted and to whom choice was not available during 1st round and 2nd round in respective group. 

B) Candidates NOT ELIGIBLE for Mop-Up Round(s): 

a) Candidate to whom a seat has been allotted in computerized CAP rounds and not joined in the respective group.

 b) Candidate who has filled status retention form 

c) Those candidates who are joined and resigned after allotment of seats in previous rounds. 

Mop-Up Round-1
Publication of Vacancies for Mop up- round 
Publication of selection list for Mop up- Round 
Joining period of Mop up-Round 
Last date for filling Status Retention form 
Commencement of Academic Session

INSTITUTION LEVEL ROUND FOR VACANT SEATS AFTER CAP Mop-Up ROUNDS: If the seat(s) remain vacant in Private Unaided /Private Minority Colleges after all CAP Mop-Up Rounds, the said seats shall be filled in by the Institution through Institution Level Round with the prior approval of the Competent Authority. The Dean or Principal of the institutions shall carry out the admission for these vacant seats by calling applications from eligible candidates for State quota on the basis of inter-se merit from the list of NEET-UG.

PAYMENT OF FEES:  The fee for the course should be paid at the respective college by Demand Draft from any Nationalised / Scheduled Commercial Bank in favor of Dean/Principal of College, as applicable. 

SERVICE BOND & PENALTY:  As per Government Resolution (G.R. No. MED 1007/CR-490/07/Ed-2 dated 8th Feb 2008 and any G.R issued in this regard from time to time), candidates joined against the seats of Government/Municipal Corporation colleges for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses either through GOI nominee, All India quota or through NEET UG 2019 will be required to sign a bond to serve the Government of Maharashtra or local self-government or Defence services for a period of one year, after the completion of the internship, failing which he/she will be required to pay Non-Refundable Rs.10,00,000/- (Rupees ten lacs only) for the default as penalty. 

Note: The Admission Process is written as per the ordinance of the official Counselling Agency.

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