The Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) is a military medical college in Dhaka Cantonment, Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is run by the Military of Bangladesh and is under the Ministry of Defense of Bangladesh. A Major General of Bangladesh Army’s Medical Corps is the Commandant of the College. It has two types of students: Medical Cadets (AFMC cadets) and Army Medical Corps Cadets (AMC cadets). AFMC cadets can become civilian doctors after completing the MBBS course, but AMC cadets should join the Army Medical Corps (AMC) of the Bangladesh Army.
The academic activities of the Armed Forces Medical College commenced through induction of 56 medical cadets on 20 June 1999. The college is affiliated to Bangladesh University of Professionals and recognized by Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council (BMDC). So far 16 batches of a total of 1222 (approx.) students have been inducted. The students of the first 11 batches are now doctors and the 10th batch has completed their internship training in the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Dhaka.
The college campus is located at the heart of Dhaka city beside Dhaka airport highway, on the opposite side of Dhaka cantonment railway station and Hotel Radisson Blu. It has a beautiful campus with a lake and a big field. There are 2 separate hospitals which are used in the teaching purpose of the students. One is the CMH (combined military hospital) and another is the 500 bedded new KGH (Kurmitola General Hospital). KGH is located just beside the male dormitory.
Address: MES, Dhaka 1206, Bangladesh