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Medical Officers Recruitment 2018

The AFMS (Armed Forces Medical Services) is amongst one of the best options available to medical graduates in our country. As an Army Medical Corps officers, a candidate is liable to be employed in either of the following - the Indian Army, Navy or Air Force. They can be posted in any part of the country or world.

The Armed Forces offer a professionally satisfying career for doctors. They enjoy a prestigious career as commissioned officers with high status associated with Group A-gazetted posts of Central Government.

The comforts and facilities provided to a medical officer include life insurance cover, child’s education, canteen facilities, medical aid and good housing. The benefits of medical officers in Indian Navy are extended into the retired life including handsome pension and medical facilities. Those with a yearning for adventure and beyond, enjoy abundant opportunities to relish outdoor activities.

There are a large network of hospitals offering medical services throughout the length and breadth of the country. As a doctor in the Armed Forces, one can have an opportunity to practice and learn military medicine and look after the health of the men in uniform and their families both in peace and war. The medical officers find ample avenues to specialize in basic specialties and super specialties fields like Physiotherapy, Advance Nursing, Radiography, Lab Assistant, Dental Operation, Room Assistant and Blood Transfusion etc.

Medical Officers in Armed Forces 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Indian

Education Qualification:

Branch: Permanent Commission (PC)
  1. Candidate should have successfully completed their medical education from a recognized Indian University or foreign university recognized by the Medical Council of India. They must also be registered with any of the state councils or equivalent registering authority.
  2. Incentives: An antedate of 3 years seniority for post graduates and 2 years for post graduate diploma recognized by MCI and 6 months for a house job, done at a recognized hospital to fresh entrants.
  3. Candidate who has done a house job and post-graduation will be eligible for a maximum antedate seniority of 42 months.
Age: 45 Years

For more details contact:
DGAFMS, L-Block,
Post DHQ, New Delhi-110011

Branch: AFMC Cadet Entry (MBBS Course after which commission is granted in AMC)
  1. Candidates should score a minimum of 60% of aggregate marks in their 10+2 with PCB. They must score atleast 50% in any of these subjects.
    Age: 17-22 Years

  2. Candidates should have done their Bachelor of Science.
    Age: 24 Years
Note: The selection for AFMC Cadet is held once a year through an All India level written examination followed by an Interview at Pune. The Advertisement are published in all National / Regional newspaper in Jan every year.

Army Dental Corps (ADC)- Includes Dental Branch of Indian Navy

Branch: Direct Permanent Commission
  1. Candidates should have successfully completed their Bachelor in Dental Sciences with a minimum of 60% marks in their final year/ MDS from a recognized Dental College of University.
  2. Candidates must have successfully complete their one year rotatory internship recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI).
  3. Candidate must successfully possess the Permanent Dental Registration Certificate.
Age: 28 Years for BDS, 30 Years for MDS.

Medical Officers in Indian Armed Forces 2018 Training & Advancement

The post-graduate courses are mainly conducted at the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune and various other teaching hospitals of the Armed Forces. It also offers opportunities to avail study leave at Government expense for super-specialist courses at reputed civilian institutions in India and also abroad.

Medical Officers in Indian Armed Forces 2018 Education Opportunities

Candidates have various options to specialise in basic specialties and super-specialties.

Medical Officers in Indian Armed Forces 2018 Application Process

Candidates applying for more than one type of entry are required to submit separate applications. However, only one application form is to be filled for a particular entry. Choice of entry is to be clearly indicated on the application form. Applications are received only through Ordinary Post. Applications received through speed post/ registered post or couriers are rejected.

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