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ARMY COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (ACMS) DELHI

Discover excellence in medical education at ACMS, a top-ranked college in north India. Join ACMS to become a compassionate doctor and serve your country with honor.
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INTRODUCTION

ACMS stands for Army College of Medical Sciences, a medical college established by the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) in 2008. The college aims to provide quality medical education to the children of eligible serving and Retired army personnel, War Widows, and widows of army personnel. The college is affiliated with Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi, and is recognized by the National Medical Commission (NMC). ACMS is ranked among the top medical colleges in north India by India Today.

VISION

The college has many goals. First, the college wants to make a place where everyone loves to learn. This means they want to share knowledge, do research, and make students and teachers curious. Second, the college wants to teach their students and teachers to care for patients and their families with kindness and understanding. Third, the college wants to help their students and teachers become good people who can understand others’ feelings. Finally, the college trains its medical students for a good and honourable job. They give them special training for the needs of the military and inspire them to serve their country. They also teach them practical skills and how to care for others.

CAMPUS AND FACILITIES

ACMS is located in Delhi Cantonment, next to the ring road and near the Delhi Cantt Metro Station. The college campus covers an area of 25.559 acres and has a green and eco-friendly environment. The campus has 23 classrooms, 7 seminar rooms, 18 labs, 4 lecture halls, and a library with over 10,000 books and journals. The campus also has a computer centre, two canteens, and eight playgrounds for recreational activities. The college has a hostel facility for boys and girls, with a capacity of 300 students each. The hostel has a mess, a gym, a common room, and a laundry service. The college also has a 600-bed Base Hospital, which serves as the teaching hospital for the students.

COURSES AND CURRICULUM

ACMS offers a four-and-a-half-year MBBS course, followed by a one-year compulsory rotating internship. The course is divided into nine semesters, with three phases: Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical, and Clinical. The college follows the curriculum prescribed by the NMC and the Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University. The college has an annual intake of 100 students, out of which 85% are reserved for the wards of army personnel and 15% are for the general category. The admission process is based on the merit of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

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OVERVIEW OF ACMS

ARMY COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES  AN OVERVIEW
EligibilityOnly Indian citizens can applyOnly Wards of eligible serving Army personnel, Ex-Army personnel, War Widows, and Widows of army personnel are eligible.
AgeCandidates should be at least 17 years old as of December 31 of the year of admission.
QualificationCandidates should have passed the 12th standard examination or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as subjects.
Minimum AggregateGeneral and OBC candidates should have a minimum aggregate of 60% in English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in the qualifying examination. For SC/ST candidates, the minimum aggregate is 50%.
Entrance ExamAdmission to the MBBS program is through the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET-UG), followed by counselling conducted by Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU).
AffiliationGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), New Delhi
Seats100 (85% for wards of army personnel and 15% for general category)
Admission ProcedureBased on the merit of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) followed by MCC counselling
Entrance ExamNEET UG
FeeFor the wards of army personnel, the annual tuition fee is Rs. 4,29,000 and the annual hostel fee is Rs. 1,20,000.For the general category, the annual tuition fee is Rs. 10,00,000 and the annual hostel fee is Rs. 1,20,000.
Courses and DurationMBBS, 5.5 years (including a 1-year compulsory rotating internship)
PlacementThe college has a dedicated placement cell, which provides guidance and assistance to the students for their career development. The college has a strong alumni network, which helps the students in getting exposure and opportunities in various fields of medicine
Websitewww.theacms.in
Contact DetailsPhone: 011-25687644/45 01125693701, 1800112878
AddressArmy College of Medical Sciences (ACMS), Near Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt, New Delhi – 110010
Emailacms@awesindia.edu.in  
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CONCLUSION

ACMS is a premier medical college in India, which provides quality medical education to the children of army personnel and the general category. The college has a state-of-the-art campus, a well-qualified faculty, a comprehensive curriculum, a vibrant research culture, and a supportive placement cell. The college has a vision to produce competent and compassionate doctors, who can serve the nation and humanity with excellence and ethics. The college has a mission to nurture and sustain an environment conducive to learning, seeking, and imparting knowledge, conducting research, and cultivating curiosity of mind in students and faculty. ACMS is a college that not only imparts skills of hand and heart but also instills the spirit of service and patriotism in its students.

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