A candidate seeking admission to the MBBS Course in AFMC is eligible if he/she fulfills the following criteria:-
- A candidate should be citizen of India. The candidate may be a subject of Nepal or Bhutan or a person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan or any other foreign country with the intention of permanently settling in India. Foreign nationals of Indian origin may be admitted into AFMC only after they have acquired Indian citizenship or in respect of whom a certificate of eligibility is issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
- Must be unmarried. Marrying during the course is not permitted.
- Should be medically fit as per prescribed standards by the Govt of India, Ministry of Defence.
- There will be two categories for age criteria depending on academic qualifications:-
- 10+2 or equivalent :- Should attain the age of 17 years on 31 Dec 2019 but must not have attained the age of 22 years on that date i.e. must have been born not earlier than 01 January 2003 and not later than 31 December 2002.
- Passed B.Sc. examination or appearing in Final B.Sc. examination:- Must not have attained the age of 24 years i.e. must have been born not earlier than 01 January 1996.
- Note: The criteria for marks in the qualifying examination (10+2) or equivalent will be same for candidates of this category.
Candidates must have passed one of the following qualifying examinations in the first attempt with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken simultaneously and securing not less than 60% of the aggregate marks in these three science subjects taken together and not less than 50% marks in English and 50% marks in each of the science subjects. They must have also passed an examination in Mathematics of the tenth standard. These are:-
- The Higher Secondary (10+2) or equivalent examination in Science of a statutory Indian University/board or other recognized examination body with English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology which shall include practical test in all of these science subjects.
- The Pre-professional/Pre-Medical examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (after passing either Higher Secondary School examination or pre-University or equivalent examination) which shall include practical test in these science subjects.
- 1st year of three years Degree course of a recognised University with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology including practical test in Science subjects provided the examination is a University Examination.
- Senior Secondary of a statutory Examination Board of Indian School Certificateexamination of 12 years of study, last two years of study comprising of Physics,Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subject with English at higher level.
- Higher Secondary School Certificate examination of Maharashtra State Board of Higher Secondary Education with English at Higher level, any one of the Modern Indian or Modern Foreign or Classical Languages, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subject.
- Any other examination which in scope and standard is found to be equivalent to the Higher Secondary Science/Pre-Professional/Pre-medical Examination of Indian University/Board with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology including practical test in each of these Science subjects.
- B.Sc. Examination of a recognized Indian University provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. Examination in not less than two of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology) and further that he/she has passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.
- The criteria for marks in Qualifying Examination (i.e. 10 + 2 or equivalent exam) remain the same for the B.Sc. candidates also.
- Candidates who have appeared or will be appearing in qualifying examination up to 01 May 2019 may also apply. Admission, if selected, however, will be subject to passing and meeting the eligibility criteria as per Para 10 and 11 above.
- Regarding the requirement of Mathematics, candidate who has passed Higher Secondary, Senior Cambridge or Indian School Certificate examination and had not offered Mathematics in the final year will be deemed eligible if he/she had studied Mathematics up to the pre-final year stage (X Class) and had passed an examination in the subject provided it was at least of Tenth standard. A certificate signed by the Head Master or Principal of the school in which candidate has studied should be produced at the time of interview in such cases. A candidate who had not taken Mathematics at the Tenth or an equivalent examination but had subsequently passed in Mathematics as an additional subject in I. Sc. /B.Sc. examination is also eligible.
The following categories of candidates are not eligible to apply:-
- Candidates who have passed in Domestic Science, Domestic Arithmetic, Lower Maths separately or in combination with other subjects like General Science/Social studies in High School/Higher Secondary (Multipurpose) or equivalent examination.
- Candidates who have passed only Pre-University/Pre-Degree (one year course) or Pre-Professional in Agriculture/Veterinary/Dental Examination.
- Candidates who have passed the Pre-professional or equivalent qualifying examination as a Private candidate or from Open schools.
- Candidates who have secured the requisite percentage but in subsequent attempts or compartment examination.
NOTE: IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CANDIDATES TO ASCERTAIN WHETHER THEY POSSESS THE REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION. HAVING FILLED UP THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM OR BEING CALLED FOR THE INTERVIEW DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN ACCEPTANCE OF ELIGIBILITY. FINAL ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION WILL BE DECIDED BY MAHARASHTRA UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES, NASHIK.
NUMBER OF SEATS
A total of 130 medical cadets (105 boys & 25 girls) will be admitted for the year 2019.
Ten seats out of 130 are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled castes/scheduled tribes subject to the provisions stated in paragraph 24 below.
In addition to the above 130 seats, Govt of India at its discretion through Ministry of External Affairs & Ministry of Defence may sponsor and select foreign students from friendly foreign countries for MBBS training in AFMC, under their aid / collaboration programmes.