Armed Forces Medical College

Wanowrie, Pune, Maharashtra, India - 411040


Armed Forces Medical College, Pune laid its foundation as a medical institute on 1st May 1948. The reason behind its formation is the merger of many defense units, and the backbone behind this noble idea is the BC Roy Committee. Presently, this amazing medical unit is counted among popular India’s premier medical colleges and holds a position for being the centre of quality education and research. As the college name spokes out, it is being managed by the country’s armed forces. What it offers to the candidates are - undergraduatepostgraduatediploma fields in various fields. Like nursing, Medicine, dentistry, paramedics, and more. The institution is affiliated with the Maharastra University of Health and Sciences and approved by the Medical Council of India. 

AFMC is known for its Library, Yes, it is home to 50,000 books and has several amenities for the students. Amenities like Cafeteria, Hospital, Laboratory, hostel, etc. It has overall 24 different departments:

Some of the Departments are

                    AFMC Departments
                      Dental Surgery
                      Internal Medicine
                      Transfusion Medicine


AFMC Faculty represents the institute, The faculty provides students with quality education, helps them to get industry exposure, assists them in Research projects. The AFMC faculty is best known for serving the institute with their knowledge and experience in the Medicine field. Faculty is excellent in sharing their knowledge and skills with the students. 


AFMC Alumni showcase that this institute has created a gem of talents. The talented alumni are serving the Indian Military and giving their best. Let’s meet some notable Alumni.

(1)  Major Dr. Surendra Poonia

Limca book record holder, Founder of Soliderathon marathon, politician of BJP, and founder of Fit Bharat.

(2)  Punita Arora

Punita Arora is known to be the first woman in the Indian Armed Forces to receive the Three-star rank. She was the Lieutenant General in the Indian Army.


Some of the major highlights of AFMC are given below, checkout!

Established in 1948
Known as AFMC
Situated inPune
Popular coursesMBBS, B.Sc
Owned byPublic/Government
Total Courses availableThere are 2 streams and the total number of courses is 60
Application modeOnline/offline
Scholarships available yes

Admission Process

  • Are you looking for admission to AFMC? You have to follow below pointers :
  • AFMC gives admission to the candidates on the basis of national eligibility or an entrance exam.
  • After the entrance exam, you need to attend the interview organized by the college. Even, applicants are requested to attempt and qualify for the NEET-UG.
  • Once the registration windows get closed, now the college will shortlist the candidates as per their score in the NEET-UG.
  • Now, in this, shortlisted candidates will go under screening test, conducted by AFMC. The process consists of English language tests, Psychological tests, Test of logic and reasoning.

Some of the entrances accepted by AFMC are

Course Accepted Entrance exams for a particular subject
MBBS NEET-UG + Counseling
B.Sc NursingAFMC Entrance Exam + PI
MScNEET PG +counselling
DMAFMC Entrance exam

AFMC Courses

AFMC offers a bundle of courses: check out some of the courses

CourseDuration Eligibility Criteria
MBBS4 ½ yearsAspirants must have done their 12th with at least 50% marks in the science stream and English is a must.
BSc (Nursing)4 yearsOnly female candidates will get the chance to do a BSc in Nursing. But they have to score at least 50 % in PCB.
MSc 3 yearsThe candidates must have done their BSc from a well-recognized university/college.
MD 3 years The candidates must have an MBBS degree, that too from a well-recognized university and affiliated by the law of India
PHD3 yearsThe candidates must have done an MS/MD in Medicine. And, that too from a well-known college/university.


AFMC assists its students with the best career opportunities in the defense sector. After completing the MBBS course, students are solely responsible for serving their medical services in the armed forces medical services. Students have to serve armed forces for at least seven years, once they complete their MBBS.100% placement is there in the Indian Armed military and forces. The best salary package is offered to students.


Name of Institute / UniversityIIRF Ranking 2023
Armed Forces Medical College# 54


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