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103 medical graduates commissioned into Armed Forces Medical Services

PUNE: Total 103 scientific graduates have been commissioned into the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) at a commissioning rite held at Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) just lately.

Lt Gen R S Grewal was once the Chief Guest at this unique tri-services commissioning rite held under general supervision of Lt Gen Nardeep Naithani, Director and Commandant of the AFMC.

"A total of 134 students of the college, including five students from foreign nations, passed the final MBBS examination in the winter session exam of 2019. 103 medical cadets were commissioned into AFMS. 80 medical cadets got commissioned in Army, 12 in Air Force and 11 in Navy," an AFMC release mentioned.

Medical Cadet (Lieutenant) Akhil Mathew of B3 batch had the glory of Commanding the parade this yr. 83 male officials and 20 women officials joined the AFMS.

The rite was once adopted by means of the academic awards presentation by means of Lt Gen RS Grewal. He introduced trophies, prizes and medals, to recognize outstanding achievements in academics and all round efficiency by means of the scientific cadets. This yr, the prestigious ‘President's Gold Medal’ was once awarded to scientific cadet flying officer Shantanu Khanna. ‘Kalinga Trophy’ and Maj Gen NDP Karani Trophy was once awarded to scientific cadet M Sri Saran.

AFMC has been constantly rated among the top scientific education establishments within the nation. In the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) examinations in wintry weather 2019, scholars of AFMC scored a go proportion of 99.25% within the ultimate MBBS.

The commissioning parade incorporated impressive fly past by means of Indian Air Force helicopters. The match also witnessed an exciting efficiency by means of Pipe Band of Army Medical Corps adopted by means of an army show of helicopter borne casualty evacuation operation by means of Army Aviation crew.

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