Everything you need to know about UPSC CMS 2018 Exam
May 3, 2018
UPSC organizes Combined Medical Services or recruitment to a variety of central Government Organizations and services for various posts.
We are here to familiarize you with the important details regarding the exam which includes Eligibilty criteria, Important dates, Application procedure, Examination Pattern, Examination centers etc.
UPSC CMS 2018: Important Dates
Starting date of Online Registration
3 May 2018
Last date to Apply Online
25 May 2018 upto 6PM
Date of Commencement of Examination
22 July 2018
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UPSC CMS 2018: Eligibility Criteria
A 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.
Applicant must be in possession of MBBS degree from university recognized by MCI.
II. Age Limit
The candidate is only eligible for UPSC CMS 2018 exam if he/she is less than 32 years of age as on 1st August 2018 i.e the candidate must not have been born earlier than 2nd August, 1986.
Age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories according to the norms.
III. Educational Qualification
The candidate must be in possession of MBBS degree from a university recognized by MCI
Candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the Final MBBS examination.
A candidate who is yet to complete the compulsory Rotating Internship is educationally eligible for applying to the examination. However, the candidates will be appointed upon selection only after he completes the compulsory Rotating Internship.
UPSC CMS 2018: Vacancies
The services/ posts to which recruitment is to be made and the approximate number of vacancies to be filled are as follows:
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways
Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordinance Factories Health Services
Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council
General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation
UPSC CMS 2018: Exam Pattern
UPSC CMS exam will be conducted in two parts: Part I and Part II
Paper –I Computer Based Examination (500 marks)
The candidates will take the Computer based examination in two papers, each paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks.
Each paper will be of 2 hours duration.
No. of questions
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Preventive & Social Medicine
120+120= 240 questions
Part-IIPersonality Test (100 marks)
Candidates who qualify in the computer based examination will be called for Interview/ Personality Test. The Interview/ Personality Test will carry 100 marks.
Final selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of performance of the candidate in Computer Based Test as well a Interview/ Personality Test.
UPSC CMS 2018: Examination Centers
UPSC CMS 2018: Application Procedure
Applicants will be required to visit the official websiteand register for the exam. Application procedure comprises of 2 stages:
In the first stage, candidates will be required to register themselves and enter their basic personal information.
After successful completion of Part I registration, candidates can move forward to Part II.
Part-II registrations will involve selection of examination centers, uploading of scanned photograph and payment of application fees.
Registration Id will be sent to the candidates via E-mail or SMS.
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