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I would try to write an event receiver on ItemAdded and ItemUpdated to read out the contents of your documents and write the details into the fields.
You can use Word Quick Parts and properties promotion: Create a document library. Add fields you want. Create a new Word document from the "New" button in the ribbon. Design in it the form as you wish. Place QuickPart (from the "Insert" ribbon of Word) to place doc lib fields wherever you want. Save the document back to the SharePoint document library. ...
I'm not sure how it would work with a word document, but maybe you can look into using Microsoft Infopath forms? The forms use XML data which can be promoted into list columns. So users can fill out the published infopath template, and the resulting data can populated into the form library.
If I understand your question correctly, you want to access content type created in one site collection in another site collection. If this is the case, you would have to use Content Type Hub feature of SharePoint. Please find below links to get idea of what is Content Type Hub and how it can be used: Steps to create Content Type Hub Content Type Hub ...
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