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UPSC CMS 2024 - Application Form (Released), Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility

UPSC CMS 2024 - Application Form (Released), Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Eligibility

Edited By Prabakaran K | Updated on May 02, 2024 03:03 PM IST | #UPSC CMS

UPSC has opened the CMS 2024 application form correction window from May 1 to 7, 2024 at The UPSC CMS application form was closed on April 30, 2024. UPSC released the CMS 2024 notification in online mode on April 10, 2024. Along with the official notification, the UPSC CMS registration form 2024 was also released at

Candidates who have qualified the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. examination or appearing for the final year are eligible to apply for UPSC CMS exam. Union Public Service Commission will conduct the UPSC CMS exam 2024 to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant Medical Officer in Departments / Ministries of the Indian Government.

UPSC CMS 2024 - Highlights

Candidates can check some basic details of UPSC CMS 2024 from the below table.



Exam Name

Union Public Service Commission Combined Medical Service

Commonly known as


Conducting Body

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Exam Date

CBE (Computer-Based Exam)

UPSC CMS 2024 vacancy


Academic Qualification Required

(M.B.B.S degree)

Exam Level

National Level

Stages of exam

  • Computer-based examination and

  • Personality test

UPSC CMS Exam Dates 2024



UPSC CMS Notification 2024

April 10, 2024

UPSC CMS 2024 Registration date

April 10, 2024

Last day to fill the UPSC CMS 2024 application form

April 30, 2024

UPSC CMS 2024 Application corrections

May 1 to 7, 2024

UPSC CMS admit card 2024

Last working day of the preceding week of exam date

UPSC CMS 2024 exam date

July 14, 2024

UPSC CMS result 2024

To be announced

UPSC CMS Interview date 2024
To be announced

UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria 2024

The UPSC CMS 2024 eligibility criteria are defined by the Union Public Services Commission. Candidates appearing for UPSC CMS 2024 exam must fulfil the eligibility criteria. Check the detailed eligibility criteria of UPSC CMS 2024 below.

Educational Qualification - Candidates must have completed or appearing the final year of the MBBS examination.

Nationality - Indian, or Bhutan, or Nepal, or Indian-origin migrants who have settled permanently in India from the East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, Pakistan, the United Republic of Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Zaire, Burma, or a Tibetan refugee who settled in India permanently before January 1, 1962, with the certificate issued by Government of India

Age - Candidates must be not more than 32 years (as on August 1, 2024). UPSC provides upper-age relaxation for candidates belonging to a certain category. In the following table, candidates can check the upper age relaxation limit.

Upper Age Relaxation


Age Relaxation


3 years


5 years

Defence Services personnel who are disabled

3 years

ECOs/SSCOs (5 years)

5 years

Candidates who are domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989

5 years

Physically disabled candidates

10 years

Ex-servicemen including ECOs, Commissioned Officers and SSCOs

5 years

UPSC CMS Application Form 2024

The UPSC CMS 2024 application form is available on at In Part 1, candidates need to complete the initial one-time registration (OTR) by entering their details candidate’s name, father’s name, and category etc., In Part 2, the SSC CMS application form 2024 filling process, online fee payment, the selection of exam centre and final submission of the online CMS application form.

How to fill UPSC CMS Application Form 2024

  • Open the UPSC official website -

  • Click on the ‘Apply Online link’ available on the web page.

  • Online One-Time Registration (OTR)- If the applicants are not completed the One Time Registration, They have to complete it by providing some basic details such as personal and contact details.

  • Login by using valid login credentials Email ID and OTP/Password or Mobile number and OTP/Password or OTR ID and OTP/Password.

  • Candidates have to fill out the UPSC CMS 2024 application form in two parts which include filling in other details, fee payment (Rs.200), uploading of scanned documents, signature, photo identity card document and selection of preferred exam centre.

UPSC CMS 2024 application form - Photograph and signature specifications




20 kb to 300 kb


20 kb to 300 kb

  • Check all the details furnished in the UPSC CMS application form 2024 thoroughly and edit the details if needed.

  • Once submitted, Applicants will not be able to make changes to their UPSC CMS application form 2024.

  • After submission, a registration number will be generated. Candidates have to download it as a pdf file and take a printout for future reference.

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UPSC CMS Exam Pattern 2024

UPSC prescribed the syllabus as well as the UPSC CMS 2024 exam pattern. Candidates who are eligible to apply for the UPSC CMS 2024 exam are advised to understand the exam pattern to know the sections, topics, marking scheme, types of questions and subjects on which the question papers will be based. UPSC CMS exam 2024 consists of 2 stages - a written exam (CBE) and a personality test.

As per the UPSC CMS exam pattern 2024, the CBE will be conducted for 500 marks while the personality test will consist of 100 marks. UPSC CMS 2024 written exam will have 2 papers - paper 1 (General Medicine and Paediatrics) and paper 2 (Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Preventive & Social Medicine). Each paper will have a time duration of 2 hours. Both the papers of the written exam will be conducted for 250 marks each.

UPSC CMS 2024 Exam Pattern for Paper 1 (Written exam)


Exam Duration

Number of Question

Maximum marks

General Medicine

2 hours (120 minutes)




2 hours (120 minutes)




UPSC CMS Exam Pattern 2024 for Paper 2 (Written exam)


Number of Questions

Maximum marks

Exam Duration

Gynaecology & Obstetrics


250 marks

2 hours



Preventive & Social Medicine




UPSC CMS Syllabus 2024

The commission released the UPSC CMS 2024 syllabus online along with the official notification. The table below shows the detailed syllabus of UPSC CMS 2024. The candidates will take the UPSC CMS 2024 written examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours in duration.

UPSC CMS 2024 Syllabus for Paper 1

General Medicine:

  • Cardiology

  • Respiratory diseases

  • Gastro-intestinal

  • Genito-Urinary

  • Neurology

  • Haematology

  • Endocrinology

  • Metabolic disorders

  • Infections/Communicable Diseases - Virus, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan and Fungus

  • Nutrition/Growth

  • Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)

  • Musculoskeletal System

  • Psychiatry

  • Genera

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Common Poisoning

  • Snakebite

  • Tropical Medicine

  • Critical Care Medicine

  • Emphasis on medical procedures

  • Patho physiological basis of diseases

  • Vaccines preventable diseases and Non-vaccines preventable diseases

  • Vitamin deficiency diseases

  • In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases

  • and Schizophrenia.


  • Common childhood emergencies,

  • Basic new born care,

  • Normal developmental milestones,

  • Accidents and poisonings in children,

  • Birth defects and counselling including autism,

  • Immunization in children,

  • Recognizing children with special needs and management, and

  • National programmes related to child health.

UPSC CMS 2024 Syllabus for Paper 2


  • General Surgery - Wounds, infections, Tumours, Lymphatic, Blood vessels, Cysts/sinuses, Head and neck, Breast, Alimentary tract, Oesophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Anus, Developmental, Liver, Bile, Pancreas, Spleen, Peritoneum, Abdominal wall and Abdominal injuries.

  • Urological Surgery

  • Neuro Surgery

  • Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.

  • Thoracic surgery

  • Orthopedic surgery

  • Ophthalmology

  • Anesthesiology

  • Traumatology

  • Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments

  • Pre-operative and post-operative care of surgical patients

  • Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery

  • Wound healing

  • Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery

  • Shock pathophysiology and management.

Gynaecology & Obstetrics:

OBSTETRICS - Ante-natal conditions, Intra-natal conditions, Post-natal conditions, Management of normal labours or complicated labour.

GYNAECOLOGY - Questions on applied anatomy, Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization, Questions on infections in the genital tract, Questions on neoplasm in the genital tract, Questions on the displacement of the uterus, Normal delivery and safe delivery practices, High-risk pregnancy and management, Abortions, Intra Uterine growth retardation, Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.

FAMILY PLANNING - Conventional contraceptives, U.D. and oral pills, Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings, Medical Termination of Pregnancy.

Preventive & Social Medicine:

  • Social and Community Medicine

  • Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine

  • Health Administration and Planning

  • General Epidemiology

  • Demography and Health Statistics

  • Communicable Diseases

  • Environmental Health

  • Nutrition and Health

  • Non-communicable diseases

  • Occupational Health

  • Genetics and Health

  • International Health

  • Medical Sociology and Health Education

  • Maternal and Child Health

  • National Programmes

  • Management of common health problems

  • Ability to monitor national health programmes

  • Knowledge of maternal and child wellness

  • Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.

UPSC CMS Admit Card 2024

The UPSC CMS 2024 admit card will be issued in online mode on the official website To download the UPSC CMS admit card 2024, candidates have to visit the official website and enter their login credentials.

The admit card of UPSC CMS 2024 is released for each stage of the exam - Preliminary and Personality tests separately. The admit card for the Personality test will be released for the candidates who qualify the computer-based examination preliminary exam.

UPSC CMS Exam Centres 2024

The commission mentions the UPSC CMS 2024 exam centres in the official notification. UPSC conducts the CMS exam across various exam centres in India. While filling the application form, candidates will have to select the exam centres. UPSC will allot the exam centres on a first-apply-first-allot basis. It is advised to all candidates to fill the application form as early as possible to get their desired exam centre. Candidates can check the table below to know the previous year’s exam centres of the UPSC CMS exam.

UPSC CMS 2024 exam centres













































UPSC CMS Answer Key 2024

The Commission will release the answer key of UPSC CMS 2024 on its website after the final result is declared. The UPSC CMS 2024 answer key will be released for CBE written exam. With the help of the UPSC CMS answer key 2024, candidates can check the correct or incorrect responses made by them in the exam and calculate their probable score.

UPSC CMS Cut off 2024

The Commission decide the cut off marks of UPSC CMS 2024. To qualify for each stage of the UPSC CMS exam 2024, candidates must score the UPSC CMS 2024 cut off marks also known as the minimum marks set by the commission.

The UPSC CMS cut off 2024 marks for the written exam will be calculated out of 500 marks. Candidates who score the cut off marks in CBE will be eligible to appear for the personality test. Candidates selected in the personality test will be eligible for final recruitment.

UPSC CMS Result 2024

UPSC will release the UPSC CMS 2024 result a few weeks after the conclusion of the exam on the official website - Candidates shortlisted in the CBE will be eligible to appear for personality tests. UPSC CMS result 2024 will be available in PDF format.

After the personality test is conducted, UPSC will declare the list of candidates who finally qualified in both stages of the exam. The final result of UPSC CMS 2024 will be prepared by adding the marks of the CBE and personality tests.

UPSC CMS Selection Process 2024

The UPSC CMS 2024 selection process comprises two stages - A computer-based test and a personal interview. UPSC CMS 2024 CBT comprises two papers of 250 marks each. Candidates who clear the UPSC CMS 2024 exam will be called for a personal interview. The final result will be released on the basis of combined performance in CBT and personal interview

UPSC CMS Salary 2024

The exam conducting authority prescribes the UPSC CMS 2024 salary in the official notification. Candidates appearing for UPSC CMS 2024 must check the salary details. After the declaration of the final result, candidates will get a Combined Medical Services salary as per their post. Check more details mentioned below.

  • Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways: PB-3, Rs. 15,600-39,100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-Junior Scale Posts in the Central Health Service: Level-10 (Rs. 56,100 to Rs.1,77,500/-) of the pay matrix

  • General Duty Medical Officer in the New Delhi Municipal Council: Pay Matrix Level-10 Rs. 56,100-1,77,500/- + restricted Non-practicing allowance (NPA)

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. What is the minimum academic qualification required for UPSC CMS 2024?

The minimum academic qualification to apply for UPSC CMS 2024 exam is MBBS.

2. What is the age limit required to fill the UPSC CMS application form 2024?

Candidates must not be more than 32 years.

3. What is the mode of the written exam?

The mode of the written exam is OMR-sheet offline mode.

4. When will the notification and the UPSC CMS application form 2024 be released?

UPSC CMS 2024 application form was released on April 10, 2024 at

5. Can a normal graduate apply for UPSC CMS?

No, a normal graduate can't apply for UPSC CMS. To apply for CMS candidates must be MBBS.

6. When will the UPSC CMS admit card 2024 be released?

UPSC CMS 2024 admit card will be released online on the official website.


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Questions related to UPSC CMS

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You have not stated the college name/post name/examination for which you need to know the eligibility or other required information. Please mention those details in the comment section below so that we can help you out further with all the necessary details needed by you for the desired course or any post/exams.

There are quite a good number of Civil Servants every year, who transits from other Central Government Grade A jobs to Civil Service. So its quite normal and usual and if you wish to go for the UPSC CSE examination after your UPSC CMS then you can obviously go for it and you can quit your job for civil services.

For more information UPSC CMS consider the link provided below:

For more information regarding UPSC CSE consider the link provided below:

I hope this helps. Wish you a great day!



Surely one can opt for UPSC that is civil service examinations after BHMS to pursue career in civil services.

The eligibility age may vary as per reservation criterion ranges from 32 years to 37 years. ( Detail chart is available on official website)

The syllabus remains same for all in preliminary examination while special subjects pertaining to Homoeopathy are supposed to be included in mains.

After homeopathy one can peruse UPSC and can serve in various administration departments depending upon the merit secured. If specific examination opted for particular post then it would be case dependant.



The eligibility criteria to apply for UPSC Combined Medical Service Examination is that a candidate must have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination. Candidates who are appearing in final year examination are also eligible to apply provisionally. A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he/she will be appointed only after he/she has completed the compulsory rotating internship.

Considering the given criteria you are not eligible to apply for UPSC CMS as you haven't studied MBBS.

Hello aspirant,

Yes, students who are doing BAMS or BHMS can do UPSC CMS. UPSC Combined Medical Service examination has the eligibility criteria that the candidate must have passed MBBS. So after BHMS you can apply for UPSC CMS .

Furthermore, the educational qualification for UPSC Cms is as follows :

Must have completed MBBS final year examination

Furthermore, the age criteria is as follows :

Candidates must be not more that 32 years

UPSC has released the UPSC CMS 2022 application form online on April 6, 2022 at Last date to submit the UPSC CMS application form is April 26, 2022.

Further to know more about the eligibility criteria for UPSC cms, and other necessary information about it you can follow the below mentioned link to know more :

I hope that this will help.

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