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Armed Forces Short Service Commision, India; Essential Information

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AMCRE

Purpose: -
Recruitment for Short Service Commission (directly Captain) into Armed Forces Medical Services.

Date of Examination: -
Usually conducted twice a year in the months of April & October

Pattern of Examination: -
(i)Those who are medical graduates have to appear in a written examination. Written examination consists of 5 Parts with 40 questions each to be answered in 3 hours. Part I contain 40 MCQs on Medicine; Part II contains 40 MCQs on Surgery; Part III contains 40 MCQs on Preventive and Social Medicine including Obstetrics and Gynecology; Part IV contains 40 MCQs on General Knowledge & Part V contains 40 MCQs for Personality Assessment. Those who qualify the written examination have to appear for an interview, which is similar to that for post-graduates.

(ii)Postgraduates are required to apply directly for an interview. Interview board has 4-5 experts and lasts for about 10-15 minutes

Medical Examination: -
Those who qualify the written examination and/or interview have to appear in a strict medical check-up and investigations.

Age Limit: -
(As on 31st December) The Maximum age limit for grant of DPC is 30 years for Medical Graduates, 31 years for those possessing PG Diploma and 32 years for those possessing PG Degree. The Maximum age limit for the grant of SSC is 45 years.

How to apply: -
Candidates should apply to
Director General Armed Forces,
Medical Services/DG-1A,
Ministry of Defense L' Block,
New Delhi-110 001
On a plain sheet of paper giving particulars.



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