Armed Forces Medical Services has issued notification for Indian Army Medical Officer recruitment 2017. Last date to apply online is 16th February 2017.  Applicants who have taken more than two chances in final MBBS (Part I & II) Examination are ineligible and hence need not apply for the same.

Indian Army Medical Officer Recruitment 2017

Indian Army Medical Officer Recruitment 2017

Pay Scale (in Rupees)

Starting Pay Scale of Medical Officer in Indian Army is Rs. 17160- 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. 78000/- pm).

Educational 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/diploma holders recognized by State Medical Council/MCI/NBE can also apply.

Official Website

Official website of Armed Forces Medical Services is

Application Fee

Candidates are to pay Rs. 200/- as application processing fee. Candidates are to pay fee through online payment (interned banking/Credit Card/Debit Card). No other mode of payment is accepted.

Age Limit

The candidate must not have attained 45 years of age as on 31 Dec 2017.

Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on interview, physical and medical and merit list.

Promotion Hierarchy

Promotion of Short Service Commissioned officer (SSC) in Indian Army who are granted permanent commission later is as below :-

Major – 4 years of reckonable commissioned service,

Lt Col – 11 years of reckonable commissioned service,

Col – By Selection (Approx. 18 – 20 years of service)

Brig – By Selection

Maj Gen – By Selection

Lt Gen – By Selection


Finally, advises candidates to go through official notification to ensure eligibility and other criteria.

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All the best for your career ahead.