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AFMC 2020: Check Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Important Dates, Application Process & Fee

The news notifies all the important dates, exam pattern, eligibility criteria, counselling process about AFMC 2020.

AFMC is the medical entrance exam conducted by Armed Forces Medical College, Pune to impart training & education to medical aspirants in the defence services at UG and PG  level under medical and nursing disciplines. The admission into the MBBS program in the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) is offered based on the NEET scorecard.

AFMC MBBS 2020 will be conducted to provide the admission in Armed Force Medical College, Pune. Any separate entrance exam for enrollments in the MBBS programme will not be conducted by AFMC and the admission in AFMC MBBS programme is possible only via NEET 2020 entrance examination. 

Armed Forces Medical College Pune (AFMC Pune) is an eminent and first medical college established by the Armed Forces in Asia in 1948.  AFMC is affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS Nashik) and accredited by Medical Council of India (MCI).

AFMC MBBS 2020: Important Dates

Events

Dates 2020 (Tentative)

Commencement of Application

June 2020

Termination of Application

June/ July 2020

Release of merit list

Second week of July

Commencement of screening process

Second week of July

Final list of shortlisted candidates 

Third  week of July

Screening of shortlisted candidates

Last week of July

In-person Reporting at institute

First week of August

Commencement of Admission

In August

AFMC MBBS 2020: Eligibility Criteria 

  • Nationality: Indian National as well as Foreign Nationals of Indian Origin both are eligible to apply.
  • Marital Status: Unmarried candidates are eligible, marrying during the programme is not permitted.
  • Age Limit: Lower age limit of 17 years and upper age limit 22 years of age as on 31st December 2020 is required.
  • B.Sc. students are also eligible and the candidates who are appearing in the final year of B.Sc. are also eligible, provided they are not above 24 years of age.
  • Qualifications: Qualification in standard 10th and 12th from any recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: Minimum 60% score with PCB as mandatory subjects and 50% marks in each subject individually.
  • Mandatory Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

AFMC MBBS 2020: Application Form

  • The application form for AFMC MBBS 2020 via online mode on the official website.
  • The application form for AFMC MBBS 2020 has been made available from june 2020.
  • Candidates are required to generate the e-Challan for the payment of the application fee in SBI bank.
  • Candidates are required to furnish the details of the deposited fee in application form before its submission.

AFMC MBBS 2020: Application Fee

The application fee for AFMC MBBS 2020 is INR 250/- to be paid via the SBI Bank Challan.

AFMC MBBS 2020: Exam Pattern

  • Mode: Online - computer based test mode.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Duration of the Exam: 30 minutes.
  • Total No. of Questions: 40 questions.
  • Subjects Covered in the Exam: English language, Comprehension and Logical Reasoning.
  • Marking Scheme: 2 marks will be awarded for each right attempt.
  • Negative Marking: 0.5 marks will be subtracted for each incorrect attempt.

AFMC MBBS 2020: Results

The final merit list of the AFMC MBBS 2020 will be published in July 2020. Based on  AFMC MBBS 2020 result (NEET score), a separate category-wise merit list will be prepared. The medical aspirants who will qualify NEET 2020 and get registered on AFMC.

AFMC MBBS 2020: Counselling

AFMC MBBS 2020 Counselling will be conducted by Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune in offline mode for a total of 150 seats. Candidates whose names will be enlisted in the merit list of AFMC MBBS will be eligible to take part in the counselling process. 

ToELR for AFMC MBBS

ToELR is a CBT based exam that is conducted for 30 minutes and consists of 40 MCQs of two marks each. For incorrect attempt, 0.5 marks is deducted. To participate in the AFMC 2020 MBBS counselling, it is mandatory to secure the minimum qualifying percentile to obtain the seat.

FAQs

When does the application process for UG courses start at AFMC Pune?

The Application process for UG courses in April every year, however, the candidates must regularly check the official website of the college for latest updates during this time.

What are the various modes of payment for application fee at AFMC?

The application fee needs to be paid via online mode using debit/credit card or net-banking services.

What is the qualification needed to pursue an MBBS course at AFMC Pune?

Qualification in NEET UG with a minimum cut-off score and at least 50% score in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as mandatory subjects, are needed to pursue an MBBS course at AFMC Pune.

What is the seat intake for MBBS in AFMC 2020?

The seat intake for MBBS in AFMC 2020 is 150, among which 120 seats are reserved for boys, 25 are for girls and 5 for government-sponsored medical aspirants from friendly foreign countries.

What are documents needed for the seat allotment in MBBS at AFMC Pune?

The documents needed for the seat allotment in MBBS programme at AFMC Pune are as follows:

  • Admit card
  • Provisional allotment letter
  • Scorecard or rank card
  • Original Certificate & Marksheet of Class 10th
  • Original Certificate & Marksheet of Class 12th
  • Caste certificate for candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ OBC category 
  • PwD certificate (where applicable)
  • 7-8 Passport-size photographs
  • ID proof such as Aadhaar/ PAN card/ Driving License/ Passport

What is the seat intake of super-specialty programmes at AFMC Pune? 

The total seat intake is 10  under super-specialty (DM and MCh) programmes.


 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.