Combined Medical Services (CMS) Exam
New Delhi – 110069”.
The candidates must possess a degree in the M.B.B.S. All candidates who are yet to appear in the final examination of the M.B.B.S. can also be admitted provisionally to the Examination but their result is declared only after they submit a proof of having passed the final examination of the M.B.B.S. The candidates, who are yet to complete their compulsory internship, are also eligible but their appointment upon selection is subject to their completing the internship.
A candidate for this examination must not have attained the age of 32 as on 1st January of the year of examination. The age limit is, however, relax able in case of scheduled caste or scheduled tribe or bonafide misplaced persons, etc, as notified by the govt. from time to time.
Mode of Entrance Exam
The Combined Medical Services Examination consists of three stages- written exam, interview and medical examination.
It consists of two papers, each of duration of two hours. The paper carry 200 marks each. The subjects included in the papers are:
- Paper I: General Medicine including Neurology Cardiology, Psychiatry Dermatology and Surgery including Ophthalmology, ENT, , Orthopedics, and Traumatology.
- Paper II: Pediatrics, Preventive Social and Community Medicines and Gynecology and Obstetrics.
The examination is multiple-choice types. Paper I and II are of 400 marks in total.
A personal interview follows the written examination. The interview process carries 200 marks and aimed to judge the potential of the candidate in the field of academics and in general awareness. It also tests the balance of judgment, intellectual curiosity, mental alertness and the social qualities like leadership, integrity, social cohesion, assimilation power, initiative etc.
The students selected in the interview are required to appear for the medical test. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has given the specifications for the medical fitness test. The students who clear the fitness test are selected and are given he required training for the post for which they have been selected.
Candidates may apply Online by using the link http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed Instructions for filling up the Online Applications are available on the above-mentioned website.
Candidates may also apply offline in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for all its examinations, which can be processed on computerized machines.
Form should be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices only and not from any other agency. This form can be used only once and for only one examination. Candidates, applying offline, must use the form supplied with the Information Brochure only and they should in no case use photocopy, reproduction, or any unauthorized printed copy of the Form. The duly filled in application form and the acknowledgement card along with unstamped self-addressed envelope to receive a SSB interview call letter should then be mailed in the special envelope supplied with the Information Brochure at:
“Controller of Examinations,
Union Public Service Commission,
New Delhi – 110069”.