Armed Forces Medical College

Armed Forces Medical College, a premier medical institute of India was established on 1st May 1948 on the recommendations of the BC Roy Committee. The "Graduate Wing" of AFMC was established on 04 August 1962 to provide a sustainable and steady intake of medical officers for the Indian Armed Forces.  The institute is acknowledged as a centre of excellence for education and research. The college provides training to under-graduate and post-graduate medical and nursing students with assured career prospects in the defence services.

Armed Forces Medical College Departments

Postgraduate Departments in AFMC Pune
  • Anaesthesiology & Critical Care
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Community Medicine
  • Dental Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Hospital Administration
  • Internal Medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiodiagnosis & Imaging
  • Surgery
  • Immunohaematology & Blood Transfusion
  • Sports Medicine
Super Speciality Departments
  • Cardiology
  • CT Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Respiratory Medicine
  • Radiotherapy
  • Medical Education
Department of Pharmacy
  • Dept of Pharmacy

Academic Courses in AFMC


Candidate must have passed all the subjects opted for in the first attempt of the qualifying examinations as a regular candidate with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken simultaneously and securing not less than 60% of the aggregate marks in these 3 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 10th standard.


The nursing courses conducted by the College of Nursing under AFMC are given below:

  • Basic BSc nursing
  • Post Basic BSc nursing
  • MSc nursing
  • Post basic diploma/ certificate course in Operation Room nursing
  • Post basic diploma/ certificate course in Orthopedic and Rehabilitation nursing
  • Post Basic Diploma/ Certificate course in Oncology Nursing
  • Post Basic Diploma/ Certificate course in Cardiothoracic Nursing
  • Post Basic Diploma/ Certificate course in Neonatal Nursing

BSc Nursing Admission
The selection will be based on the merit of the candidate at an All India level. A written objective type of examination will be conducted in February/ March every year, at certain selected centers (Published from time to time.) Successful candidates will be called for an interview at selected centers in the month of April/May each year. Candidates must be declared medically fit. The fitness will be determined by a Medical Board of Military Medical Officers. Merit listed candidates based on the interview and medical fitness will be called for B. Sc. (Nsg) course. The students undergoing BSc nursing training will be granted permanent and Short Service Commission at a ratio of 60:40 based on their merit. The short service commission students are required to execute a bond of agreement to serve in the Military Nursing Service for a minimum period of 5yrs on successful completion of the course.

PG Diploma Courses

  • Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy
  • Diploma in Anesthesia
  • Diploma in Child Health
  • Diploma in Clinical Pathology
  • Diploma in Hospital Administration
  • Diploma in Industrial Health
  • Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology
  • Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
  • Diploma in Psychological Medicin
  • Diploma in Public Health
  • Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis

Post Graduate Courses

M.Sc - Anatomy

Master of Hospital Administration

  • Anaesthesiology
  • Bio-Chemistry
  • Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
  • General Medicine
  • Hospital Administration
  • Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion
  • Microbiology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Psychiatry
  • Radio Diagnosis/Radiology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
  • Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine

MD / MS Anatomy
  • Obstetrtics & Gynaecology
  • Ophthalmology

  • General Surgery
  • Orthopaedics

Super Speciality & PhD Courses

DM Cardiology

  • Cardio Thoracic Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

PhD Pathology

Paramedical Courses
AFMC is conducting paramedical courses for providing technical trade training to Paramedics of Armed Forces Medical Services. The Para Medical Courses BSc IN PMT & PGDMLT in AFMC PUNE are for " IN SERVICE CANDIDATES ONLY". The graduate paramedical courses include:

  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Laboratory Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Radiographic Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Radiotherapy Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Cardio Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Neuro Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Blood Transfusion Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Optometry Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Perfusionist)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Operation Theatre Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Endoscopy Technician)
  • Bachelor Of Paramedical Technology  (Community Medicine/Health Inspector/ Emergency Medical Services)

Admission in AFMC

Candidates seeking admission to AFMC Pune will have to qualify the NEET UG examination conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Eligible candidates who are interested to join AFMC Pune, to pursue the MBBS course will have to mandatorily register and apply for AFMC, Pune on DGHS website during the registration

The shortlisted candidates will be called for Test of English Language, Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning (ToELR), Psychological Assessment Test (PAT), Interview and Medical Examination to be held in the month of June / July at AFMC, Pune.

Armed Forces Medical College
Pune - 411040
PHONE : 020-26334201
FAX : 020-26334201

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