Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) Recruitment 2017-18 Apply Online

Applications are invited from Indian citizens both male and female, who have passed their final MBBS examination in first or second attempt only and completed the internship, for grant of Short Service Commission in the Armed Forces Medical Services. Applicants who have taken more than two chances in final Prof. MBBS (Part I & II) Examination are ineligible and hence need not apply for the same.

QUALIFICATION: The applicant must possess medical qualification included in First/Second Schedule or Part II of the Third Schedule of IMC Act 1956. The applicant must have permanent registration from any State Medical Council/MCI. Postgraduate degree/diploma holders recognized by State Medical Council/MCI/NBE can also apply.

Note: Only those candidates who have completed/completing their internship on or before 31 DEC 2017 can apply.

AGE LIMIT: The candidate must not have attained 45 years of age as on 31 Dec 2018.



Sr No Venue Registration starts on Tentative date of Interview Date of Completion of


1 CH (EC),


02 Dec 2017 08 Jan 2018 to 19 Jan 2018 31 Dec 2017




MERIT LIST: It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the interview does not confirm final selection. A merit list is prepared purely on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in interview. Candidates with NCC Certificate will be given due weightage. From the prepared Merit list the candidates declared Medically FIT shall be issued joining instruction for commissioning as SSC Officers subject to availability of vacancies.

EMPLOYABILITY: Being a Medical officer of Armed Forces Medical Services, the candidate on grant of the commission is liable to be employed as per service requirement in any part of the country or abroad, in Army, Navy or Air Force. They may have to work independently in the units allotted to them.

EMOLUMENTS: Doctors on commissioning in the Armed Forces Medical Services will be granted the rank of Captain (or equivalent rank in Navy/Air Force) in 10B level of Defence Pay Matrix of BP Rs. 61300 + MSP Rs. 15500 + HRA (if applicable) as per category of the city, (i.e X, Y, Z, where the officer is posted) + NPA as prevalent rates + Transport Allowance Rs. 3600-7200 as per the category of the city, (i.e X, Y, Z where the officer is posted) + Dress Allowance Rs. 20,000 (Annually) and Dearness Allowance as per prevalent rate (total emolument at the minimum of Pay Scale at the time of joining will be approximately Rs. 97000/- pm). In addition, officers are entitled free ration or ration allowance in lieu (as per location of Posting & Notification to that effect) subsidized accommodation and allied facilities. PG degree holder are eligible for PG allowance or specialist pay on being designated as graded specialist as per Training rules applicable from time to time. In addition, officers are entitled to 60 days Annual Leave & 20 days Casual Leave in a year, Leave Travel Concession (LTC), free Medical Services for self & family including dependent parents, Group Insurance & Canteen Stores Depot (CSD) facility etc.


 FOR FRESH CANDIDATES: The tenure of  SSC  officers  is  of  five  years, extendable by another nine years in two spells first of five years and second of four years, in terms of GoI letter No. 4(3)/2007/D(Med) dt 2 Nov 2007 for those who are willing to continue, subject to availability of vacancies and meeting the laid down eligibility criteria for grant of extension as per extant policy.


 Candidates released from AMC service on expiry of initial contractual period of five years may be considered for grant of commission in AMC for the second tenure. Candidates released after expiry of 10 (ten) years of SSC service will not be considered for grant of commission in AFMS.

APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE (APF) : A Fee of Rs. 200/- will be charged from the applicants towards application processing. The requisite amount is required to be paid at the end of the application submission through online payment (interned banking/Credit Card/Debit Card). No other mode of payment is

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE: Application will be accepted online only. To do so the candidate needs to click on the “NEW REGISTRATION” button and follow the steps on the website

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ADVERTISEMENT IN DETAIL FOR KOLKATA – 2018 updated on 30/11/2017


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