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UPSC Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination, 2024 Notification Out. The Last date for submission of applications is 30th April 2024.
Date of UPSC CMS Notification: 10.04.2024

Last Date for receipt of UPSC CMS Applications: 30.04.2024

Date of Commencement of UPSC Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination: 14th July 2024 

 

OVERVIEW OF UPSC CMS EXAM DETAILS

 

COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES (CMS) EXAMINATION 

 

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) every year to recruit medical graduates into a variety of Central Government Organisations and Services. The combined medical services (CMS) Examination are conducted in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in the Gazette of India.

 

Union Public Service Commission conducts a Combined Medical Services Examination for recruitment to the following posts and the approximate number of vacancies to be filled are given below :-   

 

Category Post/Position Vacancy for 2024
I Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Sub-cadre 163
II Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways. 450
  General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council. 14
  General Duty Medical Officer Gr-II in Municipal Corporation OF Delhi 200
Total   827

 

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COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES (CMS) IMPORTANT DATES 2024 :

 

Event

Date

Date of release of UPSC CMS notification

April 10, 2024

Date of commencement of CMS application (online mode only)

April 10, 2024

Last date of receipt of CMS application

April 30, 2024

Availability of CMS admit card (e - admit card)

June 2024 (3 weeks before examination)

Date of UPSC CMS examination

July 14, 2024

Date of declaration of result

August/September 2024

 

UPSC CMS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 2024


(I) Nationality

 

A UPSC Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination candidate must be either :


(a)  a Citizen of India, or
(b)  a subject of Nepal, or
(c)  a subject of Bhutan, or
(d)  a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
(e)  a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

 

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A Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India. 

(II) Age Limit for UPSC CMS Exam 2024: 

(a) A Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) candidate must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 1st August 2024, i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1992

(b) The UPSC CMS upper age limit will be relaxable in the following cases :

(i) Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.

(ii) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.

(iii) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.  

(iv) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2024 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2024) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or (iii) on invalidment.

(v) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of 5 years Military Service as on 1st August, 2024 and whose assignment has been extended beyond 5 years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on 3 months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

(vi) Up to a maximum of ten years in the case of (a) blindness and low vision, (b) deaf and hard of hearing, (c) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy, (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; (e) multiple disabilities from amongst person under clauses (a) to (d) of Section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act,  2016 including deaf-blindness.

 

(III) Combined Medical Services (CMS) Educational Qualification :

For admission to the Union Public Service Commission Combined Medical Services Examination, a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination.

NOTE-1: A Union Public Service Commission CMS candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination if otherwise eligible but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation if they do not produce proof of having passed the written and practical part of the final M.B.B.S. Examination along with the detailed application which will be required to be submitted to the Commission by the candidates who qualify on the result of the written part of the examination.

Note-2: A Union Public Service Commission CMS candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection, he will be appointed only after he has completed the compulsory rotating internship. 

(IV) Physical and Medical Standards: Union Public Service Commission CMS Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2024 as per regulations.    

 

SCHEME OF UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAMINATION:  

 

The Union Public Service Commission Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:-

 

Part-I UPSC CMS WRITTEN EXAMINATION (500 marks)
The Union Public Service Commission CMS candidates will take the Written examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks.
Each Union Public Service Commission CMS Paper will be of two hours duration.

 

Part-II UPSC CMS Personality Test : (100 Marks) :
Union Public Service Commission CMS Personality test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the written examination.

 

UPSC CMS EXAMINATION CENTRES :

 

The Union Public Service Commission CMS Examination will be held at the following centres: Tentaive Centres are

 

Agartala  

Gangtok  

Panaji (Goa)

Ahmedabad 

Hyderabad 

Patna

Aizwal 

Imphal 

Port Blair

Prayagraj (Allahabad) 

Itanagar 

Raipur

Bengaluru 

Jaipur 

Ranchi

Bareilly 

Jammu 

Sambalpur

Bhopal 

Jorhat 

Shillong

Chandigarh 

Kochi 

Shimla

Chennai 

Kohima 

Srinagar

Cuttack  

Kolkata 

Thiruvanathapuram

Dehradun 

Lucknow 

Tirupati

Delhi 

Madurai 

Udaipur

Dharwad 

Mumbai 

Udaipur

Dispur 

Nagpur 

Vishakhapatnam

 


UPSC CMS HOW TO APPLY 2024:   

 

UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC) COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAMINATION (CMS) CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLINE ONLY.  NO OTHER MODE IS ALLOWED FOR SUBMISSION OF CMS APPLICATION

Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination Candidates are required to apply online by using the website

http://www.upsconline.nic.in

Detailed Instructions for filling up Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS)  Online Applications can be filled up to 30 April 2024 till 6:00 PM. 

UPSC Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination Candidates are advised to provide the details of registered application with registration-id which was completed and submitted finally. 

 

UPSC CMS APPLICATION FEE 2024

 

UPSC CMS 2024 Examination Candidates (Excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay of fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card.

 

"Pay by cash" mode option will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 29.04.2024 i.e. one day before the closing date 

 

The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same  

 

COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES (CMS) Admit Card: The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the Combined Medical Services (CMS) examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website [https://upsc.gov.in/] for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. 

 

FOR MORE UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC) COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES (CMS) EXAMINATION DETAILS- 

 

UPSC CMS Exam Notification 2024

UPSC CMS Online Application Link 2024

Click here for Official website of UPSC

 

FAQs related to UPSC CMS Exam 2024-

 

1.     What is the UPSC CMS Exam?

·  The UPSC CMS Exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit medical officers in various government organizations like railways, health services, and other departments under the central government.

 

2.     What are the eligibility criteria for the UPSC CMS Exam?

·  Candidates must have an MBBS degree from a recognized university.

·  They must be below the age of 32 years as of 1st January of the exam year. Age relaxation is provided for certain categories as per government norms.

 

3.     How can I apply for the UPSC CMS Exam?

·  The application process is online through the UPSC website (https://www.upsc.gov.in/). The notification for the exam is usually released in April-May, and candidates can apply during the specified application period.

 

4.     What is the exam pattern of the UPSC CMS Exam?

·  The UPSC CMS Exam consists of two papers: Paper I (Written Examination) and Paper II (Personality Test). Paper I comprises multiple-choice questions covering General Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, and Preventive & Social Medicine. Paper II is an interview or personality test.

 

5.     What are the syllabus topics for the UPSC CMS Exam?

·  The syllabus includes General Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, and Preventive & Social Medicine.

 

6.     Is there any negative marking in the UPSC CMS Exam?

·  Yes, there is a penalty for wrong answers. For each incorrect answer, one-third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

 

7.     What are the best books for UPSC CMS Exam preparation?

· Some recommended books for preparation include standard medical textbooks covering subjects like General Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, and Preventive & Social Medicine. Additionally, practice papers and previous years' question papers can help.

 

8.     How many times can I attempt the UPSC CMS Exam?

· There is a limit on the number of attempts for the UPSC CMS Exam. General category candidates can attempt the exam six times, while OBC candidates have nine attempts. There is no restriction for SC/ST candidates until the prescribed age limit.

 

9.     When is the UPSC CMS Exam usually held?

· The UPSC CMS Exam is typically held in June or July every year. However, candidates should refer to the official UPSC notification for the exact exam dates.

 

10.      What is the selection process after the UPSC CMS Exam?

· After clearing the written exam, candidates are called for a personality test (interview). The final selection is based on the combined marks obtained in the written exam and the interview.

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