Army College of Medical Sciences

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Army College of Medical Sciences (also known as ACMS New Delhi) is an Indian medical college affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University.[1] It is supported by Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) of Indian Army for wards of serving and retired personnel of the Indian Army. It is situated near Base Hospital Delhi Cantt, New Delhi. The annual intake of students to this college is 100 students.

Army College of Medical Science
Established 2008
Dean Maj Gen Ravender Katoch, VSM [1]
Undergraduates 100 per year
Location New Delhi, India
Website http://www.theacms.in/

Status[edit]

The college was opened in 2008 for its first batch of MBBS students.

  • 2008 - Alpha Batch
  • 2009 - Bravo Batch
  • 2010 - Charlie Batch
  • 2013 - Delta Batch
  • 2014 - Echo Batch

Entrance exam[edit]

The exam is held by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University every year for medical aspirants in two stages. The preliminary exam is a qualifying round required to get at least 50% of maximum marks. Both the exams are Objective type.

Merit list is prepared by the University, which carries out counselling, and students are admitted.

Eligibility[edit]

  • Wards of serving or retired Indian Army personnel
  • He or she should have cleared the higher senior secondary examination from a recognized board or university (or equivalent) in the first attempt with PCB and English as compulsory subjects.

Selection process[edit]

Once selected in the merit list, students are invited for the counselling processing and admissions are done.

On completion of the course, top 50% candidates of MBBS degree are invited to join the defense forces, if medical fitness is as per the Defense Forces of India.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of Colleges Teaching MBBS". Medical Council of India. Retrieved 29 December 2011.