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About UPSC CMS 2024
UPSC CMS Exam 2024 - The Union Public Service Commission will release the UPSC CMS exam notification in online mode on April 10, 2024. The notification for UPSC CMS exam will be released on the official website at upsc.gov.in. Along with the notification, the commission will also release the UPSC CMS application form in online mode. Candidates will be able to apply for the UPSC CMS exam till April 30, 2024. Before applying for the UPSC CMS exam, aspirants must check the eligibility criteria. The UPSC CMS exam is scheduled to be held on July 14, 2024.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) for the posts of Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services, Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways, Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services, etc. as per the available vacancies.
UPSC CMS is conducted in 2 stages – Computer-based examination and personality test. The computer-based examination comprises 2 papers – Paper 1 (General Medicine and Pediatrics) and Paper 2 (Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Preventive & Social Medicine).
UPSC CMS 2024 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Union Public Service Commission Combined Medical Services Exam|
|Short Exam Name||UPSC CMS|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||200 Rs [Offline] +1 More|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Offline|
|Exam Duration||4 Hours|
UPSC CMS 2024 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
10 Apr, 2024
Advertisement | Mode: Online
10 Apr, 2024 - 30 Apr, 2024
Application | Mode: Online
14 Jul, 2024
Exam | Mode: Online
UPSC CMS 2024 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of UPSC CMS exam is prescribed by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates appearing for UPSC CMS exam must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Check the detailed UPSC CMS Eligibility criteria below.
The following candidates are eligible to appear for UPSC CMS exam
Indian origin migrants who have settled permanently in India from East African Countries of Uganda, Kenya, Pakistan, United Republic of Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Sri Lanka , Vietnam, Zaire, Burma, or
Tibetan refugee who settled in India permanently before January 1, 1962 with certificate issued by Government of India can apply for UPSC CMS 2024.
Must have completed MBBS final year examination
Candidates must be not more than 32 years
Disabled Defence Services personnel
ECOs/SSCOs (5 years)
Jammu & Kashmir domiciles from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989
Physically disabled candidates
Ex-servicemen including ECOs, Commissioned Officers and SSCOs
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other
The UPSC will release the UPSC CMS application form in online mode on April 10, 2024 on the official website. The last date to apply for UPSC CMS exam is April 30, 2024. Candidates need to fill the details of Aadhar card while filling the application form however, candidates who do not have aadhar card can fill the details of any one photo identity proof like Driving License, Passport, Voter Id card, PAN Card, etc.
General and OBC category candidates have to pay Rs. 200 as their application fee while PH, females, ST/SC candidates are exempted from payment. It is advised to the candidates to fill the application form carefully because the editing of details in the application can not be done after final submission.
Steps to fill UPSC CMS Application Form
Open the UPSC official website - upsc.gov.in.
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 application form in two parts which include filling in other details, fee payment, uploading of scanned documents, signature, photo identity card document and selection of preferred exam centre.
Check all the details furnished in the UPSC CMS application form thoroughly and edit the details if needed.
Once submitted, Applicants will not able to make changes in their UPSC CMS application form.
After submission, a registration number will be generated. Candidates have to download it as a pdf file and take a printout for future reference.
Specification of photograph and signature to be uploaded
20 kb to 300 kb
20 kb to 300 kb
Specification about payment of application fee
Credit/Visa/RuPay/Master/Debit Card and net banking
Documents required at the stage of the application form
Aadhar Card or Any valid photo identity proof
Scanned photograph and signature
Card details for fee payment
Active email – id
|General, OBC||Online, Offline||Male||₹ 200|
UPSC CMS 2024 Syllabus
Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
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 counseling including autism
Immunization in children
Recognizing children with special needs and management
National programmes related to child health
|Head and neck|
|Alimentary tract-(a) oesophagus, (b) stomach, (c) intestines, (d) anus (e) developmental|
|Liver, bile, pancreas|
Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
Pre-operative and post operative care of surgical patients
Medico legal and ethical issues of surgery
Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
Shock patho-physiology and management
Gynaecology and obstetrics
|Management of normal labours or complicated labour|
|Applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization|
|Infections in genital tract|
|Neoplasma in the genital tract|
|Displacement of the uterus|
|Normal delivery and safe delivery practices|
|High risk pregnancy and management|
|Intrauterine growth retardation|
|Medico legal examination in obgy and gynae including Rape|
|U.d. and oral pills|
|Operative procedure, sterilization, and organization of programmes in the urban, and rural surroundings|
|Medical termination of pregnancy|
Preventive social and community medicine
Social and community medicine
Concept of health, disease, and preventive medicine
Health administration and planning
Demography and health statistics
Nutrition and health
Genetics and health
Medical sociology and health education
Maternal and child health
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 2024 Exam Pattern
The UPSC CMS exam pattern releases by the exam conducting authority, UPSC helps candidates understand the pattern, types of questions, subjects, etc. UPSC CMS is conducted in 2 stages – Written exam and personality test. The written exam is conducted for 500 marks while personality test carries 100 marks. UPSC CMS written exam comprises of 2 papers- paper 1 (General Medicine and Pediatrics) and paper 2 (Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Preventive & Social Medicine). Each paper is conducted for 2 hours. Both the papers of written exam will carry 250 marks. Check the detailed UPSC exam pattern below.
UPSC CMS Exam Pattern – Paper 1
Number of Questions
UPSC CMS Exam Pattern – Paper 2
Number of Questions
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Preventive & Social Medicine
UPSC CMS admit card is issued by UPSC online for computer-based examination and Personality test separately. Aspirants who successfully fill the application form will be issued admit card for computer-based examination. UPSC CMS admit card for the Personality test will be released for the candidates who qualify the computer-based examination.
How to download the admit card?
The steps to download the UPSC CMS Admit card are given below.
Step 1 – Check the link and enter the registration number and date of birth.
Step 2 – The admit card appears on the screen
Step 3 – Download UPSC CMS admit card and take the printout.
Details printed on UPSC CMS Admit card
UPSC CMS Admit card will have the following details printed on it.
Name of the candidate
Category of the candidate
Candidate’s roll number
Address of examination centre
Scanned colour photograph
Candidate’s scanned signature
UPSC CMS 2024 Exam Centers
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar|
Documents Required at Exam
- Admit card
- Aadhaar card
- PAN card
- Driving License
- Voter ID card
- Employee ID card
- College/University ID card
UPSC CMS 2024 Answer Key
The official answer key of UPSC CMS exam will be available at upsc.gov.in. UPSC CMS answer key for all papers will be released by the commission. Candidates can check the answers from the answer key and calculate the probable score. Through the marks calculated after checking the answer key, candidates can assess their performance and know the possibility of succeeding for further rounds of selection process.
UPSC announced the UPSC CMS result online on July 28 on its official website. Candidates qualifying the computer-based exam are eligible to appear for personality test. UPSC releases CMS result separately for computer-based exam and personality. The exam conducting authority also releases the final result of qualified candidates of both stages. The final result is prepared adding the marks of computer-based exam and personality test.
The cutoff of UPSC CMS exam will be released by UPSC. Candidates have to qualify the minimum marks released by the commission to be eligible to appear for next round selection process. The cut off written exam is calculated out of 500 marks. The commission releases the category wise cutoff which a candidate must score to be eligible for Personality test. UPSC CMS cutoff will be released after the declaration of computer based examination result. The commission also releases UPSC CMS final cut off where the marks of computer based exam and personality is added. The final cutoff of UPSC CMS exam is calculated out of 600 marks.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Certificate of age
- Certificate of educational qualification
- Caste certificate (if applicable)
- PWD certficate (if applicable)
- Graduation/post-graduation certificate
Questions related to UPSC CMS
If i get into upsc CMS and if i clear upsc CSE, can i quit UPSC CMS in midway ?
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.
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I hope this helps. Wish you a great day!
bhms complete karne ke bad kya upsc cms ki exam de sakte hai???
UPSC After BHMS
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.
can bams students are eligible for upsc cms exam?
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.
Can BAMS Or BHMS students are eligible for upsc cms?
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 upsc.gov.in. 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 : https://www.google.com/amp/s/competition.careers360.com/exams/upsc-cms/amp
I hope that this will help.
Im homeopathic student now Im doing my internship, could you pls tell me can i eligible for this year (2022) upsc exam
|Age Limit||21 to 32 years as of 1st August 2022|
|Age Relaxation||OBC-35 YEARS |
|Educational Qualification||Graduation FROM ANY DISCIPLINE|
|Nationality||Indian citizens only |
From the Summary of eligibililty criteria you can understand only graduate or appearing in final year can apply for upsc.if you complete your graduation you are eligible.