JOIN ARMY MEDICAL CORPS AS SHORT SERVICE COMMISSIONED ( SSC ) OFFICER FOR A PROMISING AND CHALLENGING CAREER
Applications are invited from Indian citizens both male and female, who have passed their final MBBS examination in first or second attempt and completed internship for grant of Short Service Commission in the Army Medical Corps.
Applicants who have taken more than two chances in final MBBS Examination need not apply.
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 holders i.e. MD / MS / MCh /DM may also apply.
Note : Candidates who will be completing internship by 31 Mar 2012 may also apply.
AGE LIMIT: The candidate must not have attained 45 years of age on 31 Dec 2012.
METHOD OF SELECTION: Eligible candidates will be called for interview by a Board of Officers in the month of Jul 2012 at Army Hospital (Research & Referral) New Delhi near Dhaula Kuan, Delhi Cantt. to assess their suitability and merit for grant of Short Service Commission in the Armed Forces Medical Services.
The candidates appearing for interview for the first time will be paid to and fro sleeper-class railway/bus fare.
EMPLOYABILITY: Being a Medical officer of Armed Forces Medical Services, the candidate on grant of commission is liable to be employed as per service requirement in any part of country or abroad, in Army, Navy or Air Force. They may have to work independently in the units allotted to them.
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.15600-39100 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.44000/-
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 1000/- 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 Store Depot (CSD) facility etc.
PROMOTION FOR SSC OFFICER: SSC officers are commissioned as Capt on entry and are eligible for promotion upto the rank of Major (or equivalent rank in Navy/ Air Force) after four years of service as Capt and Lt Col (or equivalent rank
in Navy, Air Force) after a total service of 11 years. A candidate who holds additional medical qualification of Post-Graduate Degree/Diploma (MCI recognized) prior to joining will be given antedate of seniority for three/two years respectively as per rules
(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 laid down eligibility criteria.
(b) For Ex AMC candidates:-
(i) Candidates released from AMC service on expiry of initial contractual period of five years will only be considered for grant of recommission in AMC for second tenure.
(ii) Candidates released after expiry of 10 years of SSC service will not be considered for grant of recommission in AMC for second spell of four years of extendable tenure.
Note: Candidates already released from AMC service on resignation / premature retirement will not be considered for recommission in AMC.
(a) On completion of 2 years service, SSC officers are eligible to apply for Departmental Permanent Commission provided they have not attained the age as indicated below: –
(i)MBBS – 30 years as on 31 Dec of the year of application for Departmental Permanent Commission.
(ii) Diploma – 31 years as on 31 Dec of the year of application for Departmental Permanent Commission.
(iii) Post Graduate – 35 years as on 31 Dec of the year of application for Departmental Permanent Commission.
(b) Selection of SSC officers for grant of Permanent Commission is decided by a Selection Board held in the office of DGAFMS, Ministry of Defence.
(c) The promotional avenues for the SSC Officers who are granted Permanent Commission are given below:-
Major – 4 years of reckonable commissioned service,
Lt Col – 11 years of reckonable commissioned service,
Col – By Selection (Approx. 20 to 22 years of service)
Brig – By Selection
Maj Gen – By Selection
Lt Gen – By Selection
PROVISION FOR PG COURSE
An officer can apply for PG entrance examination on completion of 04 years of commissioned service (subject to giving an undertaking to serve AFMS till 14 years of service).
PHYSICAL & MEDICAL STANDARD: Every candidate on his / her having been qualified in interview will be produced before a duly constituted Medical Board by DGAFMS for examining his or her medical fitness as per laid down
HOW TO APPLY: Application on a good quality plain paper (A4 size) duly completed in all respects strictly on the prescribed proforma as per advertisement alongwith attested copies of required documents should reach at the Office of
the Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services/DG-1A, Ministry of Defence, ‘M’ Block, New Delhi – 110001 latest by 20 Apr 2012. For intimation of date of interview one self addressed envelope (without postage stamp) will be sent by the candidates for correct postal delivery.
APPLICATION PROCESSING FEE (APF): Candidates are required to enclose a non refundable Demand Draft of any Nationalised Bank for Rs 200/- (Two Hundred only) payable at New Delhi in favour of the Director General Armed
Forces Medical Services (APF Fund ). Candidates should write name & address on the reverse of demand draft. It is required to ensure that the demand draft bears code number of issuing Bank.
APPLICATION FORM FOR SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION IN THE ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
As per proforma shown here (Enlarge the proforma to A-4 size)
Can be downloaded from http://www.davp.nic.in/WriteReadData/ADS/eng_10601_72_1112b.pdf
ARMED FORCES MEDICAL SERVICES
APPLICATION FORM FOR SHORT SERVICE COMMISSION ENTRY FEB 2012
(ONLY INDIAN NATIONALS ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY)
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLIANCE
· Write NEATLY in CAPITAL LETTERS ONLY
· Write with black ball pen in the squares.
· Do not pin/ staple the photograph. Cut the Photograph to the size of the BOX.
· Fill up all the columns. If not applicable write ‘NOT APPLICABLE’
· Do not leave any column blank
1(a) Name of Applicant (Give one box gap between First/ Maiden/ Surname)(As
per Matriculation Certificate)
(b) Name of Applicant in Hindi ___________________________________
(c) Have You Ever Changed Your Name (After Matriculation) : Yes/No
(d) If Yes:-
(i)New Name of Applicant (Give one box gap between First/Maiden/Surname)
(As per Central/State Gazette Notification/any other authority)
(ii) New Name in Hindi:-
(Enclose photocopy of Gazette Notification or any other authority clearly
highlighting your new name)
2. Name of Father (Give one Box gap between First / Middle / Surname)
3. Nationality of Self and Spouse
(a) Self: (b) Nationality of Spouse:
(c) Date of Marriage: (d) Date of acquiring Indian citizenship (if foreigner):
4. Date of Birth: 5. Sex: Write Code ‘M’ for Male
‘F’ for Female
Date Month Year
6. Age as on 31 Dec 2012 7. Details of previous AMC Service, if any:
Short Service Commission(SSC)
Years Months Days Date of Commission :
Date of Release :
(Copy of release order to be enclosed)
Note: Candidates already released after
completion of 10 years of SSC service, on
resignation/PMR from AMC service need not
8. Demand Draft No. ______Dated ______ Payable Bank _______
9. Postal Address for Communication 10. Permanent Address (with State,
(with State, Pin Code & E-Mail ID): Pin Code & E-Mail ID):
Tel : ______________________ Tel : ______________________
E-Mail ID :_________________ E-Mail ID :_________________
11. Details of Spouse (if married) :
(a) Name (b) Occupation (c) Whether he/she has also applied for
grant of SSC in AMC (State Yes or No)
12. Name of Medical College and University from which MBBS Degree obtained
13. Date of Admission toMedical College 14. Date of Passing M.B.B.S:
Date Month Year Date Month Year
15. No of Attempts Taken to Pass the Final MBBS Examination:
(Enclose Attempt Certificate) (Applications of Candidates who have taken more
than two attempts will be REJECTED)
16. Date of Completion of 17. Whether the Medical College from
Internship Training: where you have passed MBBS is
recognized by MCI?
Write ‘Y’ for Yes ‘N’ for NO
18. PG Qualification, if any, give details with date:
Degree ________Subject __________ College / university______________
(State whether the College/University is recognized by MCI / or not?)
Write ‘Y’ for Yes, ‘N’ for No
19. Permanent Medical Registration Certificate number and issuing office :
20. If employed give particulars of present employment and attach ‘No Objection
21. Details of NCC Training (Indicate A, B, C Certificate passed):
22. Hobbies: ____________________________________________
I hereby solemnly declare that all the statements made by me in the
application are true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. At any
stage, if information furnished by me is found to be false or incorrect I will be
liable for disciplinary action or termination of service as deemed fit.
Station : (Signature of the Candidate)
IMPORTANT NOTE FOR STRICT COMPLIANCE:
1. Incomplete application not on format and without requisite enclosures will be
2. The allotment of service depends on availability of vacancies and service
3. The following documents should be essentially enclosed (only attested copies
(i) Matriculation Certificate and age proof certificate.
(ii) Permanent Medical Registration Certificate & Internship Completion Certificate.
(iii) MBBS / PG Examination Degree / Certificate.
(iv) Final MBBS attempt certificate.
(v) No Objection Certificate from present employer, if any.
4. One Self addressed envelope without postage stamps (postal address and
name of the candidate be written in capital letters on the envelope).
5. Alongwith application a Demand Draft for Rs 200/- in favour of DGAFMS (APF)
payable at New Delhi will be enclosed. Candidates should write his/her
particulars on the backside of demand draf.
6. All the documents should be properly tagged with the application.
7. More than one application in a single envelope will result in rejection of all such
8. Applications of candidates who send more than one application will also be
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATION: 20 Apr 2012.
OTHER DETAILS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE: www. indianarmy.nic.in
ADDRESS: DGAFMS / DG-1A, Ministry of Defence, ‘M’ Block, Room No.60, Church
Road, New Delhi – 110001