AFMC MBBS Admission 2020 – Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune is the conducting authority for AFMC MBBS 2020 admission. AFMC Pune will release the application form of AFMC MBBS admission in the third week of June 2020, tentatively. Please note that candidates have to mandatorily qualify NEET MBBS in order to be eligible for AFMC admissions. The merit list of AFMC admission 2020 will be prepared by DGHS on the basis of NEET 2020 scores. The authorities conduct AFMC MBBS for admission to 150 seats offered in the institute under different categories.
All the NEET qualified and selected candidates will further have to appear for the Screening test which includes – Test of English Language, Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning (ToELR), Psychological Assessment Test (PAT), Interview and Medical Exam. The final merit will be based on the final score secured in the written examination and Interview. To know more details on the AFMC MBBS 2020 admission process candidates can refer to the article.
AFMC MBBS 2020 – Highlights
|Name of exam||Armed Forces Medical College MBBS|
|Admission conducting authority||Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)|
|Frequency of exam||Once in a year|
AFMC MBBS Admission 2020 – Important Dates
Candidates willing to apply for the entrance exam must know the exam dates and other important dates of AFMC MBBS. Check below the tentative dates from the table:
Dates of AFMC MBBS Admission 2020
|Events||Important Dates (tentative)|
|AFMC MBBS Notification||June 2020|
|Commencement of application||June 2020|
|Last date to apply||June 2020|
|Last date for fees payment||June 2020|
|AFMC MBBS Admission merit list||June 2020|
|AFMC MBBS screening test||July 2020|
|Commencement of class||To be notified|
AFMC MBBS Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The admission conducting body prescribes the eligibility criteria of AFMC MBBS admission along with the notification. It is important for the candidates to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the admissions. The eligibility criteria include requirements based on nationality, age, qualifying exam and educational qualification. Candidates can check below the details:
AFMC MBBS Admission 2020 – Nationality
- Candidates willing to apply must be an Indian citizen. Candidates from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir are also eligible for admission to AFMC, Pune
- Foreign nationals of Indian origin can also apply only if they have Indian Citizenship and a certificate of eligibility from the Ministry of Home Affair
- Also, the above-mentioned criteria does not apply to the five candidates from Friendly Foreign Countries and are Government Sponsored
AFMC MBBS Admission – Age
- The minimum age to apply for AFMC MBBS admission is 17 years
- The maximum age to apply for the exam is 24 years
AFMC MBBS Admission 2020 – Education Qualification
- To apply for AFMC MBBS 2020, candidates must have passed class 12th with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology and have obtained at least 60 percent marks from a recognized institute by the Government of India
- Candidates who are appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also apply for AFMC MBBS admission 2020
- Apart from the above-mentioned eligibility criteria, candidates must have to qualify the NEET UG
- They must also be medically fit as per the standards of Government of India, Ministry of Defence
AFMC MBBS Admission Application Form 2020
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) releases the application form of Armed Forces Medical College MBBS on the official website. Only eligible candidates can fill up the AFMC MBBS 2020 application form in online mode. Before filling the form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria of AFMC MBBS admission in order to avoid rejection at any later stage.
In order to fill the AFMC MBBS application form, these steps are required to be followed – registration, filling up of details, uploading of scanned images, payment of fees and printout of the form. However, the exact details to be entered in the AFMC MBBS admission 2020 application form has not been given by the authorities for security reasons.
AFMC MBBS Admission Admit Card
The admission conducting body will likely release the admit card of AFMC MBBS admission 2020 for the screening test in online mode. Only those candidates who have successfully submitted the application form will be issued the AFMC MBBS admit card. A merit list will be released and for which candidates will have to confirm their attendance for the screening process AFMC, Pune by sending an email titled ‘Willingness to attend AFMC MBBS Screening 2020, mentioning your NEET roll number and NEET score to email Id : firstname.lastname@example.org.
They also need to carry any one of photo identity card – Aadhaar Card, Passport, PAN Card, Driving License etc.
AFMC MBBS Admission Exam Centres 2020
The venues where the entrance exam will be held are the exam centres of AFMC MBBS. The screening test of AFMC MBBS admission will be held at AFMC, Pune only. Candidates will have to reach AFMC Pune for all the stages of examination.
AFMC MBBS Admission Exam Pattern 2020
The exam conducting body conducts screening tests for the eligible candidates in order to shortlist them for AFMC MBBS admission 2020. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) conducts Test of English Language Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning (ToELR) for all the shortlisted candidates. Check below the AFMC MBBS admission 2020 exam pattern in detail:
AFMC MBBS Admission 2020 – Test of English Language Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning (ToELR)
AFMC MBBS Admission 2020 ToELR will be held in computer-based mode. There will be a total of 40 multiple-choice questions and candidates will have to finish the paper within thirty minutes. Each question will carry 2 marks each and there will also be negative marking of 0.5 marks.
AFMC MBBS Admission Merit List
The exam conducting body will release the merit list of Armed Forces Medical College MBBS admission for all the shortlisted candidates. AFMC MBBS merit list 2020 will be available in the form of pdf, separately for boys and girls. The authorities will release two separate AFMC MBBS merit list 2020. The provisional merit list is released on the basis of NEET score and online registration by the candidates and the final AFMC MBBS merit list is based on the score secured in screening test, interview and NEET marks. AFMC MBBS admission merit list will have the roll number, name, details about the screening test and list of documents that have to be carried while going for verification.
AFMC MBBS Admission Seats
As per the last year data of AFMC MBBS admission, a total of 145 medical cadets (115 boys and 30 girls) were finally shortlisted for admission. Also, five seats were sponsored by the Ministry of Home Affairs. As per the notification out of 145 seats, ten seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST). The number of seats will be updated as soon as the notification for 2020 releases.
AFMC MBBS Admission cutoff 2020
The cutoff of AFMC MBBS is the minimum marks that a candidate is required to obtain in order to qualify in the exam. AFMC MBBS admission cut off is based on these factors – number of applicants, number of seats available and difficulty level of the exam. Candidates obtaining the minimum marks will only be shortlisted for the stage of the selection procedure. Candidates can check below the cutoff of AFMC MBBS admission of last year for girls and boys:
AFMC MBBS Admission cutoff 2019
AFMC MBBS Admission Counselling 2020
Candidates can check below the steps involved in counselling:
AFMC MBBS admission counselling will include the following steps:
- Identification and verification of documents
- Test of English Language Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning (ToELR)
- Psychological Assessment Test (PAT)
- Interview and
- Medical Examination
On the basis of the marks secured in the written test and interview, the final merit list for AFMC MBBS admission will be prepared.
AFMC MBBS admission 2020 – Documents to be carried
- Marksheets and Certificates of class 10th and 12th
- Passport size photograph (coloured, 16 passport size and 16 stamp size)
- Aadhaar Card
- Print out of registration page
- NEET UG Admit Card and Scorecard
- Character certificate
- Certificate from the school principal of having appeared and passed/appeared and awaiting result (as applicable) in class 12th as a regular candidate
- Category certificate and Sports certificate (if applicable)
- NCC certificate (if any)
- Certificate of extra-curricular activities
Candidates not carrying the above-mentioned documents will not be considered for admission in AFMC MBBS.
FAQs related to AFMC MBBS Admission 2020
Question 1: What if I do not have a NEET UG score?
Answer: If you do not have a valid NEET UG score, then you will not be considered eligible for AFMC MBBS admission.
Question 2: In what mode the Test of English Language Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning (ToELR) exam is held?
Answer: Test of English Language Comprehension, Logic and Reasoning (ToELR) exam is conducted in computer-based mode.
Question 3: Will there be negative marking in ToELR?
Answer: Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.5 marks for each incorrect answer.
Question 4: What is the age limit to apply for AFMC MBBS?
Answer: Candidates between 17 to 24 years of age can apply for the AFMC MBBS admission.
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