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AFMC

Armed Forces Medical College

Facilities
  • Boys Hostel
  • Canteen
  • Comp. Lab
  • Girls Hostel
  • Hospital
  • Lib
  • Medical Fac.
  • Cls. Room
Pune
Maharashtra
Accredited By
NAAC, MCI, NABL
Established Date
1948
NA
Total Students
Public
Type
NA
Fees Range

How to reach

Armed Forces Medical College is situated at Opposite Race Course, Pune-Solapur Road, Pune, Maharashtra-411013, India in Pune.

All Courses

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.)
  • 5 Years
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery-M.B.B.S.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
Post Basic B.Sc in Nursing
  • 2 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
BPMT
  • 4 Years
  • Bachelor of Para Medical Technology- B.P.M.T.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care
Basic B.Sc nursing
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

Armed Forces Medical College - AFMC

  Armed Forces Medical College, Pune is a premier medical institution in India. AFMC has the distinction of being the first medical college set up by the Armed Forces of any country in Asia. The college is a unique institution which combines medical education with training specific to the health care needs of the Armed Forces. AFMC has been consistently rated among the top three medical colleges in India by surveys published by reputed newsmagazines for the past decade. It has received accreditation from NAAC with ‘A’ Grading and during re-accreditation carried out recently has been awarded cumulative grade point average of 3.51 out of a maximum 4, which was the highest ever awarded to any institution in India, till that time. Armed Forces Medical College was established on 01 May 1948. The institution conducts training of medical undergraduates and post-graduates, nursing undergraduates and post-graduates, dental postgraduates and paramedical staff.  Patient care forms an integral part of the training curriculum and the affiliated hospitals utilise the expertise available at AFMC.  The institution is responsible for providing the entire pool of specialists and super specialists to Armed Forces by giving them in-service training.  Thus AFMC forms the backbone of high quality professional medical care being provided to the Armed Forces. Col PP Chowdry, MC was the first Commandant of AFMC. The college is located in an environment friendly campus stretching over 119 Acres near Ramtekri in eastern Pune. Apart from well maintained gardens, the campus is home to an interesting mix of heritage buildings as well as ultramodern facilities. The campus is provided with all essential amenities. Apart from lecture halls, laboratories, demonstration rooms, museums, auditoriums, the students are provided fully furnished accommodation. The faculty and staff are also provided accommodation on campus. The campus has a swimming pool, cinema theatre, cafeteria, general stores, Unit run Canteen and shopping centre, crèche and nursery school, places of religious worship, gymnasium and facilities for all outdoor as well as indoor sports. The College is famed for its Graduate Wing, which was inaugurated on 04 Aug 1962 by Shri V K Krishna Menon, the then Defence Minister of India. AFMC has a total of twenty nine departments at present. The teaching departments of AFMC are well staffed with dedicated staff members.  Lectures, practical, demonstrations and clinics are well planned and conducted round the year except for 2 short vacations.   Students in the clinical terms receive training at the affiliated teaching hospitals. These include Command Hospital (Southern Command), Military Hospital (Cardiothoracic Centre), Military Hospital Kirkee, Artificial Limb Centre and Cantonment General Hospital, Pune. AFMC has produced more than 6500 doctors since 1966, when the first batch passed out.  The 46 batches, which have stepped out of the portals of this institution, are rendering yeoman service to the Nation. The College of Nursing was established in November 1964. With an annual intake of 40 students who are selected through an all India competitive examination, it has produced more than 1000 nursing officers for the Military Nursing Services. Graduates of AFMC have distinguished themselves through dedicated service in India as well as abroad in UN Peace keeping missions. At present, the college is conducting 89 training courses. At any given time almost 280 post graduate trainees are engaged in research and academic activities of the highest standard under the stewardship of 285 highly qualified and accomplished members of the faculty at AFMC and affiliated teaching hospitals. Paramedical personnel from all three services receive professional training at AFMC. At any given time 80 JCOs and almost 700 NCOs are undertaking courses in various Departments. The finest clinicians, surgeons and stalwarts in medical science utilize their vast collective experience as teachers and researchers to pass on the baton of knowledge with unsurpassed devotion and care.

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Why join AFMC

Achievements

Ranked no. 3 among medical colleges in India by India Today in 2013.

Facilities

State of the art infrastructure with leading facilities.

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Placement

33 Type Courses Available

  • 4 UG Courses
  • 17 PG Courses
  • 8 Diploma Courses
  • 4 Certificate Courses

Awards

Armed Forces Medical College is ranked no. 3 among medical colleges in India by India Today in 2013 and Outlook India ranked Armed Forces Medical College, Pune at no. 2 in 2012.

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Armed Forces Medical College

Armed Forces Medical College has well kept gardens and infrastructure. Armed Forces Medical College has some heritage buildings, museum, lecture halls, laboratories, auditoriums, demonstration rooms, blood donation Centre, blood bank and fully furnished accommodation for students. Faculty and staff are also provided accommodation on campus.

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