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Army Medical Corps announces Short Service Commissioned (SSC) Officer recruitment 2015

Join Armed Forces Medical Services as Short Service Commissioned (SSC) Officer for a Promising and Challenging Career 2015

Short Service Commissioned (SSC) Officer 2015

Army Medical Corps (AMC) has published notification for online application to join Army Medical Corps as Short Service Commission (SSC) Officer for a promising and challenging career 2015


The Registration for online application will open on 09th March 2015 and will close 31st March 2015

Online Registration for joining Armed Forces Medical Services as Short Service Commissioned officer will be available at

Vacancies: 400 (Four Hundred)

Educational Qualification: The applicant must possess medical qualification included in First/Second Schedule or Part II of the Third Schedule of IMC Act 1956. The applicant must have permanent registration from any State Medical Council/MCI. Post graduate degree/ diploma holders e.g. MD/MS/MCh/DM/DNB/DLO/DOMS/DA may also apply

Note: Only those candidates who have completed/will be completing their internship on or before 31 Mar 2015 need to apply

Age Limit: The candidate must not have attained 45 years of age as on 31 December 2015

Application Fee: A fee of Rs.200/- will be charged from the applicants towards application processing; the requisite amount is required to be paid at the end of the application submission through online payment (internet banking/credit card/debit card). No other mode of payment is acceptable

Method of Selection

Interview: Eligible candidates will be called for interview by a Board of Officers in the month of Apr-May 2015 at New Delhi to assess their suitability and merit for grant of Short Service Commission in the Armed Forces Medical Services; the candidates who qualify in the interview will be subjected to the Medical Exam tests

Physical & Medical Standards: Every candidate on being qualified in interview will be produced before a Medical Board duly constituted by DGAFMS for examining his or her medical fitness as per laid down standards; the proceedings are confidential and will not be divulged to anyone

However, candidates declared unfit by the Special Medical Board (SMB) will be intimated by the President of the Special Medical Board the procedure for requesting an Appeal Medical Board (AMB)

Unfit candidates should report for AMB within a maximum period of 42 days. Candidates are advised in their own interest to appear for AMB well in time and should not wait for the last date given by the SMB. Candidates are advised to note that DGAFMS/DG-1A has no role to play in Appeal Medical Boards (AMB) and procedure advised by the medical authorities is strictly to be adhered to

Candidates declared unfit by AMB will be intimated by the President AMB about procedure to challenge the findings of AMB

Candidates are also intimated that Review Medical Board (RMB) will be granted at the discretion of DGAFMS based on the merits of the case and that RMB is not a matter of right. Candidates will be considered medically fit only on receipt of approved medical documents

Note: Candidates are advised in their own interest to undergo a preliminary medical check up for wax in ears, DNS, defective colour vision, over weight/underweight, piles, gynaecomastia, tonsilitis and varicocele before reporting for the SSC interview

Merit List: It is to be noted that mere qualifying at the interview does not confirm final selection. A merit list is prepared purely on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates in interview alongwith NCC background, if any. Those high in the merit list and figuring within the stipulated vacancies and are Medically Fit are issued joining instructions for commissioning as SSC officers

Emoluments: Doctors on commissioning in the Armed Forces Medical Services will be granted the rank of Captain (or equivalent rank in Navy/Air Force) in the scale of Rs.17160-39100 plus Grade pay Rs.6100/- plus Military Service Pay (MSP) Rs.6000/-, Non-practicing allowance at the rate of 25% of the Basic Pay (Pay + Grade Pay + MSP) and Dearness Allowance (total emolument at minimum of Pay Scale at the time of joining will be approximately Rs.78000/- pm)

In addition, entitled free ration, subsidized accommodation and allied facilities shall be provided

PG degree holder will be eligible for PG allowance of Rs.1500/- p.m. or specialist pay after undergoing the laid down procedure

In addition, officers are entitled to 60 days Annual Leave & 20 days Casual Leave in a year, Leave Travel Concession (LTC), free Medical Services for self & family including dependent parents, Group Insurance of Rs.40 lakhs & Canteen Stores Depot (CSD) facility etc

How to Apply Online

Application will be accepted online only at

To do so the candidate needs to click on the “new registration” button and follow the steps on the website

Important Instructions

The following Essential Certificates/documents should be scanned and uploaded:

a) Passport size photograph (.jpeg, size-upto 100kb)

b) Scanned copy of class X (Matriculation) Certificate as a proof of date of birth (pdf, size upto 200kb)

Following self attested documents are required to be attached with the printout of the filled application form (generated at the end of application process):

a) Matriculation Certificate (10thClass) as a proof of date of birth

b) Permanent/Provisional Medical Registration Certificate

c) Internship Completion Certificate

d) MBBS/PG Examination Degree / Certificate

e) Final MBBS (Pt I & II) attempt certificate

f) No Objection Certificate from present employer, if any

g) Gazette Notification or any other authority clearly highlighting your new name, if there is any change in the name after matriculation (10thClass)

h) NCC certificates ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, if any

j) One self-addressed envelope (Size 9 x 4 inches with duly affixed postage stamp for speed post)

The form and documents should be forwarded to DGAFMS/DG-1A , Ministry of Defence, ‘M’ Block, Room No. 60, Church Road, New Delhi-110001 within 10 days of the submission of online application form

On submission of online form a PDF will be generated; the printout of this PDF along with the copies of the Certificates as Mentioned at Para 2 above is required to reach this Office within 10 days of the last date of submission of form

Any updates and notifications will be hosted on the website. In case of any problem faced in applying online, please contact at Tele No.: 011-23093740, during office hours


Important Date

Registration for Online Application ( will open on 09th March 2015 and will close on 31st March 2015

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