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AFMC, Pune Selection Process through NEET Exam

Last Updated - March 21, 2018

AFMC is a medical college which has been ranked on the top for many years and is located in Pune, in the state of Maharashtra. The medical college provides training to various aspirants from UG, PG medical and nursing disciplines with assured career prospects in the defense services. AFMC is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialist to the Armed Forces and also for doing proper research in various medical subjects.

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AFMC (Armed Forces Medical College) is one of the top 5 medical colleges which is managed by the Indian Armed Forces. If you are an aspirant who seeks to get admission is this prestigious college, then you will have to crack the NEET Exam. The AFMC accepts the NEET Score (earlier known as AIMPT) to give admissions to the aspirants in its MBBS Programmes.

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AFMC Selection Process

If you plan on sitting for AFMC exam, then it is important for you to first go through the Eligibility Criteria of AFMC. If you get all the green signals while checking the Eligibility Criteria, then you are good to move forward to the step on the next step. The next step is for you to fill the AFMC Application Form. After filling in the details, you now have to wait for the AFMC Hall Ticket, which is your gateway pass to sit for the exam.

As an aspirant, for you to get selected in the elite medical college, you need to go through two levels. The first level is to sit for the NEET Exam and based on your NEET Score, you will be shortlisted for the second level. In the second level, as per your online registration numbers, you will have to appear for AFMC ToELR (Test of English Language, Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning) and Psychological assessment cum Interview for the final selection in the Ace Institute.

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We inform you that ToELR will be a Computer Based Test consisting of 40 MCQs of 2 Marks each. There will be negative marks of 0.5 for every incorrect answer. You are required to answer all the 40 questions within 30 minutes. The marks obtained in ToELR will be added to NEET score (max of 720) to get a score out of 800. This will be divided by 4 to get the written examination score out of 200. The AFMC interview will consist of 50 marks. The final AFMCMBBS Merit will be based on the Final score thus obtained in written AFMC examination score + interview marks.

Important Highlights of AFMC MBBS 2016 are mentioned below:

  • The second level in the AFMC selection process is ToELR and it will be conducted in Computer Based mode.
  • AFMC MBBS selection test will have 40 MCQs each carrying 2 marks. The 40 questions are supposed to be answered within 30 minutes.
  •  For each incorrect response, 0.5 will be deducted i.e. there will be a negative marking in ToELR.
  • The AFMC MBBS 2016 merit list will be based on NEET 2016 marks + ToELR score and interview marks
  • AFMC MBBS 2016 will be calculatedon the basis of score obtained in AIPMT/NEET 2016 added to the ToELR score divided by 4 to get a score out of 200. The total will be max of AIPMT 2016 marks + ToELR i.e. (720 + 80)/4
  • Last year AFMC MBBS Cut off Marks is given below: Boys: 478/720 and Girls: 537/720

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AFMC Seat Matrix

AFMC offers a total of 130 seats which includes boys, girls and other SC/STs (Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribes) aspirants. Also, we inform you if you are selected, then you are liable to serve in the medical services of the Armed Forces, on successful completion of MBBS, for at least seven years.

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The medical college’s seat distribution for its AFMC MBBS programme are as follows:

Total Seats130
For Boys105
For Girls25
SC/ST10 out of the total candidates

It can be seen how limited the seats are. This obviously indicates to the fact; how high the competition will be. Hence, you should make sure that you prepare for the exam with all your heart and have a strong mindset for the same. 

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Why should you consider AFMC?

If you want to serve your country in any way, this is the place to be. AFMC medical college is the platform for all of you who wish to help the country in any medical terms.AFMC is the most elite and prestigious college in India and to be associated to it in any way would be a huge honor for you. For any person it would be a dream come true if they get into this medical college.

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Mentioned below are the reasons, you should choose this medical college:

  • AFMC is amongst the top 5 medical colleges.
  • The quality of education is different and unique here.
  • It is a dream college, and the exposure that you’ll get here can never match to another medical college.
  • The AFMC faculty consists of professors having an experience of more than 10 years.
  • The infrastructure of the college is huge and vast as compared to other medical colleges. It is full of greenery and has a lot of facilities for sports (basketball, squash, tennis etc). Canteen and hostels facilities are also there.
  • The placement options are also available and guaranteed based on your performance.

As the NEET 2016 Exam took place in the month of July, the results for the same were released in the month of August. But, the AFMC MBBS 2016 Registration started in the month of July before the results for NEET 2016 were announced. The candidates were supposed to fill in the AFMC Registration form for second qualifying level in the medical college before the last date. The candidates were then called for the AFMC ToELR and the interview for the same was conducted in the month of July/August. You can refer to the AFMC dates mentioned below to get an idea about the next year probable exam dates:

AFMC MBBS 2016 Admission Events

Event Dates

Start of AFMC MBBS 2016 Registration and Application process

July 18, 2016

Last date of AFMC MBBS 2016 Registration

July 29, 2016

Last date for filling and submission of AFMC MBBS 2016 Application

August 1, 2016

Last date for online generation of fee challan

August 2, 2016

Last date of acceptance of Challan forms in SBI Bank

August 5, 2016

To get into AFMC you should make sure to do focused study. Studying smartly and planning a timetable beforehand will do wonders if you follow it religiously. Preparing for NEET Exam can be a task but if you do it properly and clear it with good marks, it will help you to get into your dream institute. Every exam is supposed to be taken seriously, but if you are an aspirant wanting to get into AFMC, it will require extra efforts. We hope all your hard work pays off in the positive way, the way you deserve.

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