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AFMS SSC Officer 2017 | Armed Forces Medical Services Recruitment 2017


AFMS – Short Service Commission (SSC) Officer 2017

Indian Armed Force has invited applications from Indian citizens both male and female for grant of Short Service Commission (SSC) in the Armed Forces Medical Services for promising and challenging career 2017.

Applicants who have taken more than two chances in final MBBS (Part I & II) Exam are ineligible and hence need not apply for the same


Name of Post: SSC Officer Medical Services

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications

Candidates 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 i.e. MD/MS/MCH/DM/DNB/DLO/DOMS/DA may also apply

Note: Only those candidates who have completed/completing their internship on or before 28th February 2017 need to apply

Age Limit: The candidate must not have attained 45 years of age as on 31st December 2017

Method of Selection

a) Interview: Eligible candidates will be called for interview by a Board of Officers in the month of Feb 2017 (exact dates to be notified online) at Pune 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

b) Physical & Medical Standard: Every candidate whoever secured minimum qualifying marks in interview will be produced before a duly constituted Medical Board 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 SMB about the procedure for requesting for Appeal Medical Board (AMB). Unfit candidates desires appeal against SMB should report for AMB within a maximum period of 42 days

Tenure of Engagement:

a) For Fresh Candidates: The tenure of SSC officers is of 05 years, extendable by another 09 years in two spells first of 05 years and second of 04 years, for those who are willing to continue, subject to availability of vacancies
b) For Ex-AMC Candidates: (i) Candidates released from AMC service on expiry of initial contractual period of 5-years will only; (ii) Candidates released after expiry of 10 years of SSC service



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 MSP Rs 6000/-; Dearness Allowance (total emolument at minimum of Pay Scale at the time of joining will be approximately Rs 78000/- pm)

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

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply online through website www.amcsscentry.gov.in. Application will be accepted online only

To do so the candidate needs to click on the “New Registration” button and follow the steps on the website www.amcsscentry.gov.in. No printout is required to be sent to Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS)

Any variation in the details provided and documents submitted online will lead to rejection of the candidate

Important Dates

Opening Date for Online Registration: 21st January 2017

Closing Date for Online Registration: 16th February 2017

Date of Interview: 27th February to 09th March 2017 (at Mumbai)

Date of Completion of Internship: 28th February 2017
For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .
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