AFMC, Pune Selection Process through NEET Exam

    Aarushi Kalra Aarushi Kalra
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    The renowned medical college AFMC provides training to various aspirants from UG, PG medical and nursing disciplines with assured career prospects in the defense services. The institute is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialist to the Armed Forces and also for doing proper research in various medical subjects. You have to crack NEET in order to be eligible for admission in MBBS Programmes offered by AFMC.

    AFMC (Armed Forces Medical College) is one of the top 5 medical colleges which is managed by the Indian Armed Forces. The college releases NEET cutoff 2020 along with a merit list released by the authorities. AFMC MBBS counselling 2020 is divided into various steps which candidates are required to successfully complete in order to be eligible for admission. 

    As NEET 2020 will take place on May 3, 2020, the results for the same will be released in the month of June. But, the AFMC MBBS 2020 Registration started is supposed to start in the second week of May, before the results for NEET 2020 will be announced. The candidates are supposed to fill in the AFMC Registration form for second qualifying level in the medical college before the last date. The candidates will then be called for the AFMC ToELR and the interview for the same will conducted in the month of July/August. You can refer to the tentative dates mentioned below to get an idea about the probable exam dates:

    AFMC Important Dates
    AFMC MBBS 2020 Admission EventsEvent Dates (tentative)
    Start of AFMC MBBS 2020 Registration and Application processSecond week of May 2020
    Last date of AFMC MBBS 2020 RegistrationLast week of May 2020
    Merit List release dateSecond week of July 2020
    Final shortlisted candidates listThird week of July 2020
    Admission beginsAugust 2020

    AFMC 2020 : Selection Process

    AFMC Selection Process

    If you are planning to appear for AFMC, 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 ahead to the next step. The next step is 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 2020 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.

    Check NEET 2020 Exam dates

    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 AFMC MBBS Merit will be based on the Final score thus obtained in written AFMC examination score + interview marks.

    Important Highlights of AFMC MBBS 2020

    SubjectsWritten test of ToELR will include the subject English language, comprehension and logical reasoning.
    Total Questions40 MCQs
    Total Marks80 marks
    Marking Scheme+2 for right answer
    -0.5 for wrong answer
    Mode of ExamOnline mode
    Time to attempt the paper30 minutes

     Note : AFMC Merit list will be based on NEET score + ToELR score + Interview marks

    Score Calculation

    AFMC MBBS 2020 will be calculated on the basis of score obtained in AIPMT/NEET 2020 added to the ToELR score divided by 4 to get a score out of 200. The total will be max of AIPMT 2020 marks + ToELR i.e. (720 + 80)/4

    AFMC 2020 : Seat Matrix

    AFMC offers a total of 145 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.

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

    AFMC Seat Matrix
    Total Seats (excluding 5 seats for International students)145
    For Boys115
    For Girls30
    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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    AFMC Counselling Dates

    AFMC MBBS 2020 : Counselling

    The schedule for AFMC Counselling 2020 is mentioned in the table below :

    EventsDates (tentative)
    Registration and choice filling for Counselling conducted by MCC round 1Third week of June 2020
    Publishing of merit listFourth week of June 2020
    Screening testFirst week of July 2020
    Seat allotment listSecond week of July 2020

    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.

    Mentioned below are the reasons as to why you should choose this medical college:

    Why consider AFMC?
    • 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.

    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 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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