Combined Medical Service Eligibility Details

Union Public Service Commission’s Combined Medical Service Examination eligibility details are as follows…

UPSC CMS Eligibility Conditions:

1. Nationality: A Candidate must be
i. a citizen of India, or
ii. a subject of Nepal, or
iii. a subject of Bhutan, or
iv.a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 01 January , 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(v). a Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakisthan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African countires of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawim Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

2. Age : Candidates must not have attained the age of 32 years i.e., the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-01-1984.

The Upper Age Limit is Relaxable as Follows:

a. 5 years for SC, ST’S candidates

b. 3 years for OBC candidates

c. 3 years for defence services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country (or) disturbed area.
d. 5 years Age relaxable for Ex-service men including commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of a assignment of 5 years military service.
e. Ten years Age relaxation for blind, deaf, deaf, mute and orthopaedically handicapped candidates.

f. Upto maximum of five years in the case of ECO/ SSOs who have completed an intial period of assignment of 5 years Military Service.

g. Upto maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 01-01-1980 to the 31-12-1989.

3. Educational qualification: The candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S Examination.

Note: The final examinations who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final MBBS Examination may also apply.

4. Physical and Medical Standards: Candidates must be physically and medically Fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination.
Exam Pattern: Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination consists of Computer based Examination  & Personality Test/ Interview. Computer based Examination consists 2 papers; each paper carries 250 maximum marks and 2 hours duration. The candidates who qualify Computer based Examination will be called for Personality Test/ Interview process.

Examination Shall be conducted in Two Parts:
1. Computer based Examination (500 Marks)
2. Personality Test (100 Marks)

1. Computer based Examination: The candidates will take the Computer based Examination in two papers (Paper I & Paper II), each paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each paper will be of two hours duration.

Paper-I & Maximum Marks are given below:

Paper I Maximum
1. General Ability  30 Questions
2. General Medicine 70 Questions
3. Paediatrics 20 Questions

Total questions in Paper I = 120 (30 General Ability, 70 General Medicine and 20 Paediatrics).

Paper-II & Maximum Marks are given below:

Paper II  Maximum
1. Surgery 40 questions
2. Gynecology & Obstetrics 40 questions
3. Preventive & Social Medicine 40 questions

Total questions in Paper II= 120 (40 Surgery, 40 Gynaecology & Obstetrics and 40 Preventive & Social Medicine).

1. There will be penalty (Negative Making) for wrong answers marked by a candidates in the objective type question papers.
2. There are four alternatives for the answers to every question.
3. If a question is left blank i.e no answer is given by the candidates, there will be no penalty for that question.
4. Candidates are not permitted to use calculators for answering objective type papers.

Note: Compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotors disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (Writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment) in the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2016.

Part II: Personality Test: Candidates who qualify in the Computer based Examination will be called for Interview/ Personality Test to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The Interview/ Personality Test will cary 100 marks.
The Interview for personality test will be intended to serve as a supplement to the written examination for testing the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and also in the nature of personality test to assess the candidate’s Intellectual curiosity, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership

Selection Process Details: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Combined Medical Services Examination yearly once. When the UPSC CMS recruitment advertised the eligible candidates ccan apply through online mode. Selection Porcess details are given below….

Selection Process Details: UPSC CMS Examination consists of Computer based Examination and Interview/ Personality Test.

1) Computer based Examination: Computer based Examination consist Two papers, each paper maximum of 250 marks, time duration will be Two hours.

2) Personality Test/ Interview: Candidates who qualify in the written examination will be called for interview/ personality test to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The interview/ personality test will carry 100 mraks. Personality test is conducting for testing the general knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic studyand alos nature of a personality test to assess the canidate’s tntellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation , balance of judgement and alertmess of mind, ability for social cohesion, initiative capabilit for leadership.

On the basis of Personality Test, selected candidates must be Physically and Medically Fit. Generally the UPSC CMS Exam takes one year to complete the whole recruitment process.

Exam Syllabus: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) Syllabus details are as follows…

Syllabus: Computer based Examination will be conducted in two papers namely.,  Paper I and Paper II.

Paper I Syllabus:

A. General Ability:
* Indian Society, Heritage & Culture, Polity, Economy, Human Development Indices and the Development Programmes;
* Natural Resources, their distribution, exploitation, conservation and related issues;
* Basic concepts of Ecology and Environment and their impact on health and economy;
* Impact of changing demographic trends on health, environment and society;
* Indian Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Transportation and Service Sectors;
* Natural and man made disasters and their management;
* Food adulteration, Food processing, food distribution, food storage and their relevance to public health;
* Recent trends in Science and Technology

B. General Medicine: (General Medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry)
* Cardiology
* Respiratory diseases
* Gastro-intestinal
* Genito-Urinary
* Neurology
* Metabolic disorders
* Infections/ Communicable Diseases
a. Virus
b. Rickets
c. Bacterial
d. Spirochetal
e. Protozoan
f. Metazoan
g. Fungus
x. Nutrition/Growth
xi. Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
xii. Musculoskeletal System
xiii. Psychiatry
xiv. General

C. Paediatrics:

Syllabus of Paper II:

A. Surgery (Surgery including ENT, Opthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)
I. General Surgery
i. Wounds
ii. Infections
iii. Tumours
iv. Lymphatic
v. Blood vessels
vi. Cysts/sinuses
vii. Head and neck
viii. Breast
ix. Alimentary tract
b. Stomach
c. Intestines
d. Anus
e. Developmental
x. Liver, Bile, Pancreas
xi. Spleen
xii. Peritoneum
xiii. Abdominal wall
xiv. Abdominal injuries
II. Urological Surgery
III. Neuro Surgery
IV. Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
V. Thoracic surgery
VI. Orthopedic surgery
VII. Ophthalmology
VIII. Anesthesiology
IX. Traumatology

(B) Gynecology & Obstricks
I. Obstrtrick
i. Ante-natal conditions
ii. Intra-natal conditions
iii. Post-natal conditions
iv. Management of normal labours or complicated labour
II. Gynecology
i. Questions on applied anatomy
ii. Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
iii. Questions on infections in genital tract
iv. Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
v. Questions on displacement of the uterus
III. Family Planning
i. Conventional contraceptives
ii. U.D. and oral pills
iii. Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings
iv. Medical Termination of Pregnancy

(c) Preventive Social and Community Medicine
i. Social and Community Medicine
ii. Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
iii. Health Administration and Planning
iv. General Epidemiology
v. Demography and Health Statistics
vi. Communicable Diseases
vii. Environmental Health
viii. Nutrition and Health
ix. Non-communicable diseases
x. Occupational Health
xi. Genetics and Health
xii. International Health
xiii. Medical Sociology and Health Education
xiv. Maternal and Child Health
xv. National Programs

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