Armed Forces Medical College Admission Circular 2023-24

Updated: Feb 13, 2024

The Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) has recently published the AFMC admission circular for the upcoming 2023-24 academic session. Around 200 seats are available for the 5-year MBBS program under the Bangladesh Armed Forces. Students are admitted as Armed Forces Medical Cadets (AFMC) and Army Medical Cadets (AMC). This complete guide provides all details related to AFMC admission circular for 2023-24 session including important dates, eligibility, application process, exam pattern, seat distribution, selection criteria and more.

AFMC Admission 2023-24 Key Dates

Acknowledgement about the key dates for Armed Forces Medical College admission is essential because it enables applicants to apply and participate in the admission test at the correct time.

  • Online applications open at 14 January, 2024
  • Last date for submission caps off on last week of 27 January, 2024
  • Admit cards for issued tested applicants arrive between 12 to 15 February, 2024
  • Written admission test conducted on 26 February, 2024, 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Eligibility Criteria for AFMC Applicants

The AFMC authority has mentioned eligibility requirements for academics, age, and physical health in the circular.

  • Must passed HSC in 2022 or 2023 specifically
  • Need to score an aggregate of total GPA 9 in SSC and HSC exams
  • Applicants should secure above 4.00 GPA in HSC at Biology subject
  • Cannot cross maximum age of 20 years as on July 1, 2023

Overview of the Online Application Process

Candidates have to follow the below steps to submit the AFMC application form before the last date:

  • Visit official admissions portal afmc.teletalk.com.bd
  • Provide SSC and HSC details correctly
  • Complete application form and upload documents

Required Documents

When you apply to AFMC, it's important to have the right documents. These papers are needed to check if you qualify. Check out the document list.

  • Scanned passport size photograph as per specifications
  • Scanned signature of the applicant
  • Scanned academic certificates and marksheets

AFMC Admission Test Pattern and Marks Distribution

The AFMC Admission Test has a format and marks distribution for the admission test. The test has 100 questions that you need to answer. There are four subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English.

  • 100 multiple choice questions of 1-hour duration
  • Subject-wise marks: Physics 30, Chemistry 30, Biology 30, English 10
  • 0.25 marks deducted for each wrong answer.

AFMC Seat Availability for Cadets

Knowing how many seats are available is really important for anyone who wants to join the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC). Let's take a closer look at the available seats to understand the opportunities for future cadets.

Around 200 total MBBS seats split equally between:

  • Armed Forces Medical Cadets
  • Army Medical Cadets

Physical Fitness and Medical Test Guidelines

If you want to join the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), it's important to know the rules about Physical Fitness and passing medical tests. These rules tell us what kind of fitness and health evaluations we need to pass for admission. Let's look closer at what you need to do for Physical Fitness and passing the medical assessments to make sure you're ready for it.

For AMC Cadets:

Height (Minimum):

  • Male: 1.63 m (5’-4’’)
  • Female: 1.55 m (5’-1’’)

Weight: As per the existing weight chart of Armed Forces Personnel. Minimum weight for applicants:

  • Male: 45.36 Kg (100 lbs)
  • Female: 40.00 Kg (88 lbs)

Chest (Minimum):

  • Male: Normal – 0.76m (30’’), Expanded – 0.81m (32’’)
  • Female: Normal – 0.71m (28’’), Expanded – 0.76m (30’’)

Visual Standard: Visual Standard 6/6 (± 2.5 corrected with glass). Colour blindness will not be accepted.

Hearing Standard: Hearing must be within the normal limit.

Note: Weight should be proportionate to height and age as standard in the Armed Forces.

For AFMC Cadets:

Height (Minimum):

  • Male: 1.57 m (5’-2’’)
  • Female: 1.50 m (4’-11’’)

Weight: 10% Over/under-weight of the existing standard height-weight chart of Armed Forces or 15 lbs, whichever is higher, will be considered fit.

Chest: Minimum 28’’ with 2’’ expansion.

Visual Standard: 6/6 in both eyes correctable with ± 4.00 (maximum) Spherical/equivalent Cylindrical power glasses will be considered fit. Total color blindness will not be accepted.

Hearing Standard: Hearing must be within the normal limit.

AFMC Admission Fees Pay and Financial Aspects

Paying the AFMC admission fees and managing the financial aspects is a simple process. To initiate the payment, follow the simple steps outlined below using your mobile phone's SMS system.

Payment Method:

  • Pay 1000 BDT application fee via Prepaid Teletalk SIM balance within 48 hours

Send First SMS:

  • Open your mobile phone's SMS system.
  • Type: AFMC <space> User ID
  • Send it to 16222.

Example: AFMC B7890000 and send it to 16222.

Receive PIN:

  • After sending the first SMS, wait for a minute.
  • Teletalk will send you a return SMS with a PIN number.
  • Reserve the PIN received.

Send Second SMS:

  • Now, make the second SMS.
  • Type: AFMC <space> YES <space> PIN
  • Send it to 16222.

Example: AFMC YES 7890000 and send it to 16222.

How to download the AFMC Admit Card?

To get your AFMC Admit Card follow the instructions:

  • Go to afmc.teletalk.com.
  • Log in with your user ID and password.
  • Download and print the admit card from the given option.

AFMC Admission Result

Check your AFMC Admission Test Result by following our instructions:

  • Visit afmc.teletalk.com.bd.
  • Select the Result Option.
  • Enter your Roll Number.
  • Press Submit to see your result.

Results will also come via SMS. Lists for AFMC and AMC cadets will be separate.

Merit List and Selection Criteria

Knowing how AFMC creates its Merit List and what criteria they use is important for those wanting to join the Armed Forces Medical College.

Merit List and Selection Criteria:

Good Grades:

  • Doing well in subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English is important.
  • High scores in exams help a lot.

Health Check:

  • Passing the required medical tests is a must.
  • Meeting the fitness and health standards is necessary.

Interview:

  • How well you talk, your motivation, and your personality matter in the interview.
  • Being positive and showing a commitment to helping people is good.

Test Scores:

  • Doing well in the written exam is crucial.
  • Being strong in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English is a big plus.

Career Prospects after Completing AFMC MBBS

After completing your studies at AFMC, various career paths open up for you. You can choose to become a military doctor or a healthcare professional, providing medical services in a military setting. Working in military hospitals or engaging in medical research becomes a good option. Additionally, you have the opportunity to specialize in various medical fields, ranging from surgery to internal medicine. Your training at AFMC prepares you to take on leadership roles in healthcare, both within the military and in civilian sectors.

The Armed Forces Medical College aims to provide a comprehensive five-year training program, following the curriculum outlined by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC) for the MBBS degree. The article covers everything about the AFMC admission circular, try to explain the details and guide for the entire process.

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