One of the most eminent medical colleges of the country is Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. It is the first instance in the entire subcontinent where a medical college was set up by Armed forced of the country. The college has combined its medical course with training to the health care needs of Armed forces. Armed Forces Medical College is consistently among the top medical college in the country. NAAC accredited Armed Forces Medical College with A grade, the college scored 3.51 out of four which is the highest ever points given to any college in India.
AFMC was established in the year 1948. The institute is responsible to fulfill the requirement of doctors and specialists to Armed Forces by providing them in house training. Therefore, AFMC is the backbone of Armed forces as they provide high quality medical professional. The college provides training to medical UG and PG students, dental UG and PG students, paramedical staff and nursing UG and PG students. Taking care of patients admitted in the hospital is an integral part of training and the hospital use maximum of expertise available at Armed Forces Medical College.
The college has over 119 acres of land and it is located in a very eco friendly environment. It has beautiful garden, huge building for residential purpose with full fledge facility. The campus of the college has every facility, which motives the future doctors to concentrate on studies. Well-maintained lecture rooms, well equipped laboratories, unique museums, huge auditoriums, excellent residential facility for students make the campus more pretty.
The college is popular for its graduate division, which was inaugurated by Shri V K Krishna Menon in the year 1962. At present, it has twenty-nine departments. It has great strength of dedicated teachers supported by staff members. Since 1996, AFMC has produced more than 6500 excellent doctors.
Following are the courses offered by Armed Forces Medical College, Pune :
A. Graduate Courses at AFMC
B. Post Graduate Degree Courses at AFMC
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) - Medical/Surgical Specialties
MD - Hospital Administration
M.S. (Master of Surgery) - Medical/Surgical Specialties
C. Post Doctoral Degrees
D.M. Degree - Cardiology
M.Ch. Degree - Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery & Reconstructuve Surgery
D. In-Services Courses at AFMC (For Officers)