1. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune is a premier medical institute of India. The College is a Centre of Excellence for medical education and research. It was initially established in 1948 for postgraduate courses. The graduate wing for the MBBS course was started on 04 Aug 1962 with the aim of inducting medical graduates to the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). Presently the college provides training to under-graduate and post-graduate medical and nursing students with assured career prospects in the defence services.

2. AFMC, Pune is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik and is recognized by the Medical Council of India.

3. A total of 130 candidates (105 BOYS AND 25 GIRLS ) will be selected in the year 2017 as medical Cadets for imparting training (including MBBS course) at the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune with liability to get commissioned in the Armed Forces Medical Services as Medical Officers. The candidates selected in addition to being doctors will also be functioning as officers of the India Armed Forces, wherein , they have to be both physically and psychologically robust to be able to undergo the rigors of life in the Armed Forces. The selected candidates need to have leadership qualities, effective communication skills and excellent physical standards, as the same are prime requisites for serving officers of the Armed Forces.