• Armed Forces Medical College

    Southern Command, Near Race Course,
    Solapur Road, Wanowrie,
    P.O. AFMC, Pune (T),
    Pune (Dist.), Maharashtra - 411 040, India

    +91 20 - 26306001 / +91 26306002

Type of College


Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, MCI, NAAC with "A" Grade




Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik

About Armed Forces Medical College

On 1st May 1948, Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune was established by the B.C. Roy Committee and is under the control of the armed forces. AFMC is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.

The college has been approved and recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi. It was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.51 on a 4 Point Scale in the 3rd cycle) on 1st March 2015.

The college was established by the government of India with an aim to help the Indian Army Medical Corps units. This was to be done by providing them various facilities and services and also a pool of doctor soldiers.

The institute was also set up with an aim to provide training and services to the soldiers. On 4th August 1962, for a steady and sustainable intake of medical officers, the "Graduate Wing" of AFMC was founded.

India Today and Outlook India have ranked the college as second and The Week has ranked it as third among all the top medical colleges in India.

Armed Forces Medical College is the only medical college in the whole of Asia which is privileged to have all its expenses paid by the government (Ministry of Defence).

Currently, AFMC offers graduate, postgraduate, doctorate and add-on fellowship courses in medical science. Armed Forces Medical College also trains medical, nursing and dental graduates and postgraduates and paramedical staff.

In order to get admission to this college, students must pass the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) which is judged on an all India basis. Also, they must have scored 60% in the 12th board

  • The Institute has a vibrant campus life with an applied range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The Institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The Institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The Institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The Institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The Institute has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The Institute has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The Institute has easy access to every kind of public transport. Campus has its own bus stop
  • A clinic is available on the campus for routine checkup for students as well as staff & also have a dental hospital with state of art facilities
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The Institute also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The Health Centre is located on the campus for inpatient & outpatient treatment for minor & major illness. All minor ailments are treated at Health Centre as outpatient
  • The Health Centre offers round the clock Out Patient, In-patient treatment, and the Emergency Care. The special care is also available in the areas of Medicine and Gynecology, Dermatology, Eye, and Psychiatry. It has a Clinical Laboratory which is computerized and doing routine and special investigations
  • A futuristic, new age medical learning, discovery and research facility are available for the students
  • The Health Centre has an Operation Theatre. Surgeries & routine surgical cases are being done here
  • It has 24 hours Ambulance Service for emergency services for outside referrals. There is a night duty Doctor to look after emergencies in the night and other patients particularly student’s community  
  • The Consultants are attending the cases referred by Medical Officers and Area Medical Officers on appointment basis at the time slot allotted to them
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Full Time 5 Years & 6 Months 10+2 & Qualifying Entrance Exam
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Nursing Full Time 3-4 Years 10+2
Additional Courses
Nursing Courses:
Post Basic Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing
Post Basic Diploma/Certificate in Operation Room Nursing
Post Basic Diploma/Certificate in Oncology Nursing
Post Basic Diploma/Certificate in Cardiothoracic Nursing
Post Basic Diploma/Certificate in Neonatal Nursing
Post Graduate Diploma Courses:
Post Graduate Diploma in Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprosy
Post Graduate Diploma in Anesthesia
Post Graduate Diploma in Child Health
Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Pathology
Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration
Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Health
Post Graduate Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmology
Post Graduate Diploma in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Medicin
Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health
Post Graduate Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis
Post Graduate Courses:
Master of Science in Anatomy
Master of Hospital Administration
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Anaesthesiology
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Bio-Chemistry
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in General Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Hospital Administration
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Immuno Haematology & Blood Transfusion
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Microbiology
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Paediatrics
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Pathology
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Pharmacology
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Physiology
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Psychiatry
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Radio Diagnosis/Radiology
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Sports Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Social & Preventive Medicine / Community Medicine
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases / Pulmonary Medicine
Doctor of Medicine & Master of Surgery (MD-MS) in Anatomy
Doctor of Medicine & Master of Surgery (MD-MS) in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Doctor of Medicine & Master of Surgery (MD-MS) in Ophthalmology
Master of Surgery (MS) in ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat)
Master of Surgery (MS) in General Surgery
Master of Surgery (MS) in Orthopaedics
Super Speciality & Ph.D. Courses:
Doctor of Medicine (DM) in Cardiology
Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch) in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch) in Neuro Surgery
Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch) in Paediatric Surgery
Magister Chirurgiae (M.Ch) in Plastic Surgery
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Pathology
Paramedical Courses:
Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Laboratory Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Radiographic Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Radiotherapy Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Cardio Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Neuro Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Blood Transfusion Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Optometry Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Perfusionist
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Operation Theatre Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Endoscopy Technician
Bachelor of Paramedical Technology (BPMT) in Community Medicine/Health Inspector/ Emergency Medical Services
Technical Trade Training Courses:
Laboratory Assistant
X-Ray Assistant
Dental Technician
Dental Hygienist
Dental Operating  Room Assistant
Health Assistant
Specially Trained Nursing Technician Courses:
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Electron Microscopy
Speech Therapy and Hearing Aid Course
Remustering Course

This Institute offers more courses in various stream categories including with optional specializations. To know more about courses, please visit the official website i.e.

  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Health Centre / Hospital
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Yoga / Meditation
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Blood Donation
  • UPS
  • Conference Hall
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Inpatient Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Casualty and Emergency Services
  • Training
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Operation Theater





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