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    Exams details to serve in Indian Army as a Doctor after MBBS?

    wat are the requirements?how they will select?is there any reservation for doctors recruitment?

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    Re: Exams details to serve in Indian Army as a Doctor after MBBS?

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    wat are the requirements?how they will select?is there any reservation for doctors recruitment?
    Hello Aspirant,

    Here in is the details of queries.

    The Armed Forces Medical Services is amongst one of the best options available to a medical graduate in our country.

    Selection Procedure

    Recruitment to the medical posts are through Permanent Commission (PC) and Short Service Commission (SSC).
    50% of the graduates passing out from the Armed Forces Medical College Pune are taken directly into Permanent Commission and the rest are offered Short Service Commission. Doctors from civil medical colleges are offered only SSC entry. SSC officers are required to serve for a minimum period of 5 years. The SSC may be extended by another two terms of 5 years and then 4 years upto a maximum of 14 years. AFMC graduates offered SSC are required to serve for a minimum period of 7 years extendable by another 7 years.

    Short Service Commission

    Upper Age Limit- 45 Years
    Notification for the post of doctors (married/unmarried male and female) in Indian Navy through SSC are published in leading newspapers once a year. Eligible candidates are called for interview at New Delhi to assess their merit and suitability for grant of Short Service Commission in the Army Medical Corps and subsequent secondment to the Navy. Based on the results of the interview, candidates who have been short listed are subjected to medical examination at designated Armed Forces hospitals in New Delhi. Medically fit candidates are granted commission subject to verification procedures as deemed necessary as required for commissioning. Post graduate degree holders i.e. MD/MS/MCh/DM may also apply.
    Permanent Commission
    SSC officers can appear in their departmental interviews for grant of Permanent Commision at any time after completion of two years SSC service. Also, there should be no break in service and they should fulfill the conditions of eligibility laid down. The age limit for granting PC for different professional educational qualification are :
    MBBS (Max. 30 years)

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. Applicants must posses a medical qualification of an Indian University or a foreign medical qualification recognised 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 recognised by MCI and 6 months for a house job, done at a recognised hospital to fresh entrants.
    3. A doctor who has done a house job and also a post graduate qualification will be eligible for a maximum antedate seniority of 42 months.
    Selection is held once a year in Jul / Aug at Delhi. Advertisement published in National / Regional newspapers in Mar/Apr every year.
    For details contact
    DGAFMS, L-Block,
    Post DHQ, New Delhi 110011

    So try your level best & be a doctor in Army service.

    Good luck.

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