Mode Of Selection
- INTERVIEW : Eligible candidates will be called for interview by a Board of Officers in the month of Dec 2021 at Army Hospital (R&R), 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.
- PHYSICAL & MEDICAL STANDARD : Every candidate on being qualified in interview will have to attend the Special Medical Examination Board (SMB) constituted by DGAFMS for examining his or her medical fitness as per laid down standards. The proceedings will remain confidential and will not be divulged to anyone. However, candidates declared ‘UNFIT’ by the Initial Medical Examination (IME) may apply for the Appeal Medical Board (AMB). The procedure for AMB will be explained by the President of Initial Medical Examination. Candidates are advised to note that DGAFMS/DG-1A has no role to play in Appeal Medical Boards (AMB) and procedure advised by the medical authorities is strictly to be adhered to. The Candidates declared ‘UNFIT’ by the AMB may apply for the Review Medical Board (RMB). However, Review Medical Board (RMB) will be granted at the discretion of DGAFMS based on the merits of the case. No representation in this regard will be entertained. Candidates will be considered medically ‘FIT’ only on receipt of approved medical documents. Pregnancy, if detected at any stage, after qualification at interview or during precommission Medical Examination will render the candidate as ‘TEMPORARILY UNFIT’.
- NOTE : Candidates are advised in their own interest to undergo a preliminary medical checkup before reporting for the SSC interview.