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Army Medical College Rawalpindi Admission 2021 (Step By Step Guide)

Our Youngsters dream to become doctors and wear Khakhi uniforms at the same time. The only thing that is holding them back is that either they are confused or misguided. Few lack the knowledge about Army Medical college Admission that’s why they miss the golden chance.

Serving people and nations is one of the proudest moments in the doctor’s life. When you study at Army medical college, the nobility grows as well. It is known that the Army of Pakistan ranks among the bravest and well-trained armies of the world. Moreover, the Army medical college ranks among the top medical colleges in Pakistan. Of course, it’s a dream college for most of the students dreaming of serving the nation and people under the Army.

This article will provide you with a detailed guide to the Army Medical College Admission Process. Especially, It is about the methods through which you can get Admission in Army Medical College.

Army Medical College Admission 2021

It is an opportunity to be a part of the Army and a proud moment to wear military attires. But every year, many of the potential youngsters miss the chance. The reason is that they don’t know about the Admission Process or deadlines. Following categories in which the candidate can apply for Army Medical College Admission.

  1. NUMS Cadet or NC
  2. Medical Cadet or MC
  3. Paying Cadet or PC

NUMS cadet and Paying cadet apply for NUMS test. Whereas, Medical Cadet apply for Army Test. Following are the details of the tests for each category.

Read:- PMA Long Course

Eligibility Criteria

Firstly, the candidates must evaluate themselves according to the criteria to processed with the admission procedure. Following are the requirements:

  • The applicants must be 17 years to 25 years of age.
  • The marital status of the applicant must be ‘Unmarried’ when applying
  • The applicant must have certification in F.Sc. (Pre-Medical) or Equivalent certification in Biology, Physics, and Chemistry
  • The applicants must have 70% marks in both Matriculation and F. Sc or HSSC (Higher Secondary School Certification).
  • Candidate should have nationality as Pakistani. Moreover, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir as well.

Courses Offered by AMC

Army Medical College offers the following programs:

  • Under Graduate Programs that is MBBS & BDS
  • Post Graduate Programs like FCPS, M.Phil, & PhD

Army Medical College has not only focused on quality education but also character building. They have given opportunities to students by creating a friendly environment. It helps students interact with faculty members too.

Read:- Armed Forces Nursing Services

Army Medical College Seats

  • MBBS Total Seats: 200
  • BDS Total Seats: 50

Fee Structure

  • Medical Cadets: Free of cost
  • NUMS/ Paying Cadets: 220,000 PKR per year
  • Foreign Cadets: $12,000 per year

Accommodation Charges All students must pay 3,000 PKR per month as an Accommodation fee.

Read:- Technical Cadet Course

1. Admission Through NUMS Entry Test (NUMS Cadets or NC)

NUMS conducts entry tests in all major cities of Pakistan. However, the result is either send to the candidate through email or by the National press. The test is conducted twice a year through the National Testing Service (NTS). The first test is conducted in August based on the candidate’s 1st year’s result.

The second test is held in September based on the result of the 2nd year. Moreover, a candidate can appear in both tests. Also, they can choose the result with the best score out of the tests to apply.

Whether the candidate is male or female, they can apply through NUMS. The intelligence test is not included in these tests. They don’t have to give any Army test any further as well.

Furthermore, the Paper Pattern and guidelines on filling the answer sheets are available at the NTS website, www.nts.org.pk.

Moreover, NUMS cadets are free to practices after MBBS. Nevertheless, If they want to serve as a Captain Doctor in the Army, they have to apply for Army separately after completion of MBBD or BDS.

Read Also:- NUST Entry Test

Admission Process For NUMS Cadets

After evaluating yourself according to Criteria of Eligibility, Applicant must follow the following steps

1. Register for NUMS Test

NUMS registration is an online process. Following are the instruction for a successful registration:

  1. Go to National Testing Service website nts.org.pk
  2. Click on the “Registration” for the NUMS Entry Test.
  3. Carefully fill the NUMS Form and select a test centre from the following options: Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, Quetta, Multan, Peshawar, Bhawalpur, Karachi, Dera Ismail Khan, and Gwadar
  4. Click on the registration button.
  5. A challan of 3,000 PKR will be generated under your name, download it along with your Application form and print it.
  6. Pay the challan to the nearest HBL bank. Get the Original challan for yourself and NUMS stamped.
  7. Post the printed application form and the Originally paid challan form (NUMS copy) to “National Testing Service (NUMS Project) Plot 96, Street No. 4, Sector H-8/1, Islamabad”

Candidate must read the following instruction before registration:

  • Apply for the test at the earliest so that you can post the challan, Application Form, and required documents to NTS on time.
  • NTS will not take responsibility for the late receiving of the application.

Once your application is accepted, you will receive a Roll No. slip from NTS or NUMS with the assigned venue, date, and time of the test through Email or SMS.

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2. Take the Test

On the day of the test, the candidate must arrive at the venue of examination an hour before the test starts to avoid any chances of delay.

The candidate must bring the following things on the day of the test:

  1. Original CNIC or National Identity Smartcard or Official NADRA token slip or NADRA and government stamped “B” Form with Candidate’s picture.
  2. The printed copy of the admit card or the Roll No. slip.
  3. Clean Clipboard.
  4. Two ballpoint pens. Markers, pencils, and pointers are not allowed.

3. The Result

On the next working day, NUMS uploads answers to the test on their website (www.numspk.edu.pk) for self-evaluation.

The result of the test will we displayed in a week on their website or through email. Keep in mind that the Weightage formula for admission is 50% of F. Sc. And 50% of the NUMS test. The candidate with 70% marks in the NUMS entry test is eligible to apply for admission.

4. The Admission Form

Candidate needs to get an admission form from Army Medical College, Rawalpindi, by buying their prospectus (Cost: Rs 3000/-).

Fill the form carefully. Attach the following attested copies of the following documents:

  1. Two photographs
  2. Copy of Matriculation result
  3. Copy of F. Sc. Or HSSC or A-levels result
  4. Copy of CNIC or “B” form

Submit the compiled documents to the assigned admission office of the college.

5. Merit List

Keep on checking the merit list on the date they mentioned. Few students wait for the call, but most of the time, miss it. We recommend you to check the merit list by yourself. If the candidate’s name appears on the list, he or she should visit the college at the earliest to proceed with the admission process. Afterwards, the college will guide the further procedure.

Read:- NUMS Entry Test

2. AMC Admission Through Medical Cadet Course

The selection procedure for the Medical Cadet Course is almost the same as PMA. As compared to PMA, the preliminary tests are divided into four phases. In summary, the steps are three tests & one interview.

  • Intelligence & Written Test
  • Physical Test
  • Initial Medical Test

Once the candidate has cleared the written test, then he will proceed to the Physical test. After clearing the physical examination, they proceed to medical tests and so soon. Shortlisted candidates will receive a call letter for the interview under the GHQ selection commission. The selection procedure and criteria for BDS is a bit different form of MBBS.

If the Army successfully selects the candidate then GHQ will issue a call letter for the candidate. It will be delivered to the candidate’s address mentioned in the application form.

During the 5 years of MBBS and 4 years of BDS, GHQ will pay 30000 PKR every month. Furthermore, the candidate has to wear the official Khaki uniform, Also he will be called Cadet too.

Few of the cadets are migrated to the following CMH Colleges or Medical Institutions:

  • CMH, Multan Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Wah Medical College, Wah Cantt
  • CMH, Lahore Medical College, and Institute of Dentistry
  • Karachi Institute of Medical Sciences
  • CHM, Khariyan Medical College
  • HITEC Institute of Medical Sciences, Taxila
  • CMH, Institute of Medical Sciences Bahawalpur

Each Cadet will complete six months of training at Kakul Academy PMA, after the completion of MBBS and BDS. When a candidate completes the training course, then he will be awarded the rank of “Captain.” Every Candidate must serve for at least 13 years in Army Medical Crops according to the Army Bond.

Female are not allowed to apply as Medical Cadets now. From 2012, Army discontinued the admission of girls as Lady Cadet for MBBS and BDS through the Medical Cadet course.

Admission Process For Medical Cadet

Candidates must fulfil the following eligibility criteria for MC:

  • Candidate should have a 60% score in F. Sc. (Pre-medical) or HSSC.
  • The candidate is allowed to try for Army three times only.
  • If marked as permanently unfit for the Army in Medical examination, any candidate will not be given another chance.

1. Registration

Firstly, the Male applicants for Medical Cadet should visit Pakistan Army Recruitment centres (AS&RCs) of their cities. They can also visit their website, https://www.joinpakarmy.gov.pk/

Note: The application for Medical cadets usually opens from June to July.

Candidate can submit a form through their website. Moreover, Roll no. Slip for the preliminary tests are also readily available for the candidates. Any delay or change in the test schedule is updated on their website as well. Furthermore, The initial test has four phases that are three tests and one interview.

2. Take the Initial Test

The initial test is the Written Test. It also has a section for personality and intelligence tests. Moreover, the test is computerized, and the venue of the test is AS&RCs. The test is made from the following subjects:

  • General Knowledge,
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • English.

If the candidate passes the test, they are given the date for their Physical Test.

3. Take the Physical Test:

Army takes the physical test to measure the stamina of the candidate. It also showcases the sportsmanship. Since Medical cadets will also have to receive proper Army training after graduation, they select the physically fit candidates indeed. The physical test comprised of the following activities:

  • Race
  • Push-ups
  • Chin-ups
  • Ditch Crossing
  • Measuring chest

If the candidate passes the test, they are given the date for their Medical examination/test.

3. Take the Medical Examination

Candidates’ health is examined in this test. They are just a usual blood test, x-rays, scans, and a few other tests for diseases like Hepatitis.

If the candidate passes the test, they are given the date for their Army Interview.

4. Appear for the Interview

Candidate must appear for an interview under the GHQ selection board.

Note: There is no ISSB for Medical cadets.

The interview is very general. It is like a conversation to understand the candidate’s personality and mindset.

5. The Merit List

Once the candidate has cleared all of the tests, they are scored according to their overall performance in all of the tests.

After a merit list, successful candidates get admission in Army Medical College, Rawalpindi. They can also be sent to other Army medical colleges Like CHM.

6. Signing the Bond during Admission

Each Medical Cadet must sign a bond of service with the Army. Besides, the bond states 13 years of service in the Army after the completion of MBBS or BDS.

3. AMC Admission Through Paying Cadet or PC

Paying Cadet seats are dedicated to Army brats only. Civilians are not allowed to apply as Paying Cadet. Although, these seats are available for both Boys and Girls. Paying Cadets will pay their full fees, but half the charges are refunded.

Moreover, It doesn’t matter that Parents of the Candidate is on which rank. Any candidate with Army background. The following can be army backgrounds:

  • Pakistan Army
  • Pakistan Navy
  • Pakistan Air force
  • Civil Defense Force
  • Atomic Energy Commission

They all can apply for Paying Cadet quota, even the children of Retried and Martyred too. Furthermore, the selection of Paying cadets is conducted through the NUMS Entry Test, same as NUMS Cadets. However, the merit of Paying Cadets is low.

On the selection, Paying Cadets will wear the official Khaki uniform during 5 years of MBBS or 4 years of BDS, also. Then finally, They serve as Captain doctors as well under the Army bond of 3 years of service.

Read:- ISSB Test Guide

Admission process For Paying Cadet

After evaluating yourself according to Criteria of Eligibility, Applicant must follow the following steps:

1. Get a Paying Cadet Form

The candidate should first apply for PC seats in advance before NUMS test. Pay Cadet or PC forms are available at the following Head Quarters according to the army division:

  • Who serves in the Army must collect the form from GHQ.
  • Air force must collect the form from AHQ.
  • Candidate with the parents who serve in the Navy must collect the form from NHQ.

Fill the form carefully. Following attested copies of the documents should be attached to the file:

  • Original CNIC or National Identity Smartcard or Official NADRA token slip or NADRA and government stamped “B” Form with Candidate’s picture.
  • Copy Matriculation and F. Sc. Or HSSC result
  • Release Certification of the parent who served in the Army/Navy/Air force. (If retired)

2. Submit the PC Form

Candidate can submit the form to GHQ/AHQ/NHQ. Also, the candidate’s parent can ask from the office clerk about the OAS system of the unit for form submission.

3. Register for NUMS Test

Go to National Testing Service website nts.org.pk and follow the instructions in the Admission process for NUMS Cadets Applicants in the same way.

4. Take the Test

On the day of the test, the candidate must arrive at the venue of examination an hour before the test. In these ways, they can avoid any chances of delay. The candidate must bring the following things on the day of the test:

  • Original CNIC or National Identity Smartcard or Official NADRA token slip or NADRA and government stamped “B” Form with Candidate’s picture on it.
  • The printed copy of the admit card or the Roll No. slip.
  • Clean Clipboard.
  • Two ballpoint pens. Markers, pencils, and pointers are not allowed.

5. The Result

NUMS discloses the test’s answers on the next working day on their website (www.numspk.edu.pk) for self-evaluation. The result of the test will we displayed in a week on their website or through email.

Although, Keep in mind that the Weightage formula for admission is 50% of F. Sc. And 50% of the NUMS test. Also, The Candidate with 70% marks in the NUMS entry test is eligible to apply for admission.

6. The Admission Form

The candidate should buy Army Medical College’s prospectus to get an admission form. The prospectus costs Rs 3000/-

Fill the form carefully. Attach the following attested copies of the following documents:

  • Two photographs
  • Matriculation and F. Sc. Or HSSC result
  • CNIC or “B” form

Submit the compiled documents to the assigned admission office of the college.

7. Merit List

Check the merit list on the date they have mentioned. Few students wait for the call. In the end, they miss it. Therefore, we recommend you to check the merit list by yourself.

If the candidate’s name appears on the list, he or she should visit the college. Afterwards, the college will guide further procedures.

Admission For Foreign Applicants

The Pakistani Candidate which Dual Nationality can also apply for Army Medical College Admission. Eligibility criteria for the foreigner candidates should have 12 years of education under FBISE Pakistan or the following:

  1. British Council or British General Certification of Education (A-Levels)
  2. Cambridge Higher School Certification (Overseas)
  3. Foreign National High School
  4. The candidate must qualify with Biology, Chemistry & Physics with cumulative marks of 60%
  5. If possible, they can apply for the NUMS test as well. If not possible, candidates can apply based on SAT-II. Their subjects must be Biology, Chemistry, and Physics with a minimum score of 550 each. OR they can pass Foreign MCAT with the aggregation of 500 out of 528 scores or more.

Note:- If a candidate wants to apply for NUMS test, please follow the instructions in the “Admission process for NUMS Cadets Applicants” in the same way. Otherwise, just apply for the admission when admissions are opened.

The candidate should buy Army Medical College’s prospectus to get an admission form. The prospectus costs Rs 3000/-. Fill the form carefully. Attach the following attested copies of the following documents:

  • Two photographs
  • Matriculation and F. Sc. Or HSSC result
  • CNIC or “B” form

Submit the compiled documents to the assigned admission office of the college. After that, keep on checking the merit list on the date they mentioned. Few students wait for the call but miss it usually.

Therefore, we recommend you to check the merit list by yourself. If the candidate’s name appears on the list, he or she should visit the college at the earliest to proceed with the admission process. Afterwards, the college will guide further procedures.

Furthermore, note that if Foreign Candidate is applying through NUMS, they will not sign any bond of service with the Army.

Army Medical College Rawalpindi Introduction

Army medical college (AMC) is one of the most renowned medical institutes in Pakistan. The college was established in Rawalpindi in the year 1977. Since then, it has been providing pieces of training to individuals in medical.

The main purpose of establishing a separate college for army cadets was to train them with discipline. Till 1998, AMC has supported many army cadets to admit themselves to the MBBS program. After 1998, they opened their doors for a bachelor in dental surgery (BDS).

In 1977, the army medical college was under Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. When the bds department was established in the college, then it was affiliated by the National University of Science and Technology (NUST).

Now, army medical college is under the National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS). Moreover, AMC has achieved the title of being one of Pakistan’s top medical colleges because of the quality education it provides.

The college includes beautiful laboratories, auditoriums, and a library. Lecture halls can accommodate more than 500 students at the same time. The college has many other facilities like the canteen as well.

Moreover, the Army Medical College has given well-trained doctors all around the country. These doctors have a high spirit of service for humanity, medical research, and health.

Departments

  • Anatomy Department
  • Anaesthesia Department
  • Biochemistry Department
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Community Medicine Department
  • Dental Materials
  • Community & Preventive Dentistry
  • Dermatology Department
  • Ent Department
  • Forensic Medicine Department
  • Gynaecology/Obstetrics Department
  • Oral Pathology
  • Medicine Department
  • Operative Dentistry
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Ophthalmology Department
  • Pharmacology Department
  • Physiology Department
  • Orthodontics Oral Medicine
  • Oral Biology & Tooth Morphology
  • Orthopaedics Department
  • Paediatrics Department
  • Pathology Department
  • Periodontology
  • Prosthodontics
  • Psychiatry Department
  • Radiology (Afiri) Department
  • Surgery Department

Campus

Army Medical College has state of the art buildings. Each department is well-devised and spacious. The College of Physicians and surgeons is considered amongst the best departments currently working in Pakistan. Other than this, all of the departments are well equipped and have large lecture halls.

The college also offers postgraduate training or specialization in different fields of medical studies. Also, the college does not only focus on medical studies but believes in training the students through extra-curricular activities.

Therefore, Army Medical College provides the students with the library, sports ground, hostels, different societies, and many more.

College Library

Army Medical College has a well-stocked library. The library is massive and has spacious halls with sections of different categories. Each section has a vast collection of books and journals. Besides, the library follows a specific timing schedule. Moreover, it is open for both the faculty members and the students.

The library is fully air-conditioned and has heaters in the winters is given to the members as. Also, the library has free wifi facilities and computers for the students to use.

Army Medical College Hostel

The hostels are located within the main campus. The hostels are called as seven cadet companies. Furthermore, the boys and the girls both have separate hostels. Room Categories are Tetra-seaters, Tri-Seaters & Bi-seaters.

Moreover, the discipline is strictly followed in the hostels too. The caretaker checks and maintains balances to ensure safety and security. Facilities provided by Army Medical College, Rawalpindi.

  • Residential facilities
  • Both indoor and outdoor sports rooms
  • Hostel Transportation (for different campuses)
  • Medical facilities
  • Provision of pick and drop on Weekends
  • TV lounge
  • Internet
  • Weekly Bazaar trip to meet student’s needs
  • LRC

Procedure For Getting Enrolled in Hostels

The following procedure should be followed by the students who want to enroll in the Hostels.

  • Students can ask about the availability of beds and the fees from the students’ section or the admission office.
  • If a bed is available, the student will apply to get permission through the admission office.
  • After getting permission from the hostels, the students will pay the hostel-dues in the Fee & Dues Department.
  • The students will also submit the Hostel Form to the Admissions Office with all the required documents. The Admissions Office will forward this form or application to the Hostels.
  • After that, the students will be assigned a room by the Hostel Office.

Clubs and Societies

Army Medical College believes that the students can do so much more than just studying. Therefore, they focus on the students’ skills side by side, as well. They encourage the students to polish their public speaking skills, art skills, debate skills, or any other activity. That’s why they can join the society.

Following are the societies and clubs at the campus:

  • Debating and Literary Society
  • AURF Society
  • Events and Dramatics Society
  • Community Service Society
  • Arts and Graphics Society
  • Amcolian Music Society
  • Amcolian Blood Donors Society

Sports

Army Medical College conducts many fun fare activities and sports gala in the spring season for their students. So that the students can enjoy themselves except studying. On the contrary, It is like ‘taking a break” to freshen their energy and minds.

Furthermore, the college has a Sports Committee. It plans and organizes competitions for the students. These competitions include swimming, cricket, basketball, table tennis, squash, and card games too.

Moreover, there are indoor gaming rooms as well. Indoor games include mind games, card games, ludo matches, etc. Students enjoy these competitions a lot.

Army Medical College has courts that match international standards. Following are courts available in the campus:

  • An indoor badminton court
  • A clay court
  • A hard court for tennis
  • A table-tennis court

The college has a gymnasium also, to encourage physical fitness and bodybuilding too. Also, the college has playgrounds for cricket and football as well. In other words, the college has engaged students towards healthy competition and sportsmanship.

In conclusion, college is an ideal choice for the students. It is a dream come true for students who enrol in it. It has every imaginable facility and high standards of medical education.

Frequently Asked Questions About Army Medical College Admission

Here is the FAQs About Army Medical College Admission with answers.

What is the fee of Army Medical College?

  • Medical Cadets Free of cost
  • NUMS or Paying Cadets 220,000 PKR per year
  • Foreign Cadets $12,000 per year

How many marks are required for admission in AMC?

Candidate needs to have at least 60% aggregate marks in FSc and Matric

How many seats are there in Army medical college?

There are Total 258 seats:

  • MBBS Total Seats 204
  • BDS Total Seats 54

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