Union Public Service Commission Combined Medical Services

Updated On : 09 Mar, 2022

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES OVERVIEW

Union Public Service Commission conducts various exams to recruit numerous posts such as IES ISS, CMS, IFOS, IES, CAPF etc. As UPSC is a highly reputed Commission and many candidates appear in these exams from all over India.  So, these exams are a really hard nut to crack. 

Every year, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Combined Medical Services Examination (CMSE) with the norms issued in the Gazette of India by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, to recruit medical graduates for various Central Government Organizations and Services. 

If you are willing to appear in the examination of Combined Medical Services, you must go through this notification. As the official notification for the year 2022 is not yet released by the commission, we are providing you with 2021 details.

Important Dates

As per the calender released by the Commission, the tentative dates are as follows:

Event

Dates

Date of Notification

6th April 2022

Last Date for Receipt of Applications

26th April 2022

Date of Commencement of Examination

17th July 2022 (Tentative)

To view the Official Exam Calendar Released by the Union Public Service Commission Click Here: UPSC Annual Exam Calendar 2022 

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES APPLICATION

How To Apply

Candidates can apply online for the post of Combined Medical Services in two parts. In the first part candidates will have to register themselves by entering their details while in the second part candidates will have to select the mode of online payment, selection of exam centre before submitting the form finally.

If you are facing any trouble in filling out this application form then you can follow the below-mentioned steps: 

1. Candidates are required to visit the official website of the Commission, i.e. Click Here

2. Click on the notification section and look for: ‘Online application for various examinations of UPSC’.

3: Click on the ‘Part-I Registration’ link and ender all the details required after reading all the instructions and clicking on ‘Yes’.

4. Click on ‘Save & Continue’ to make the “Payment”.

5. Selected the ‘Exam Center’ and click on ‘Continue’.

6. Upload the scanned copy of ‘Photo’, ‘Signature’ & ‘Photo id Card’ in the mentioned resolution and click on ‘Submit’.

7. By doing so, your Registration ID will be generated, which is sent to the candidate’s email ID as well as on the registered number.

8. Click on the ‘Part-II Registration’ link and enter the following details:

  • Registration Number

  • Date of Birth

  • Captcha code from the image shown on the screen

9. Now click on the ‘Submit’ button to view the application form.

10. Read all the details entered by you and if they are correct, click on ‘Confirm’

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

(a) Nationality

Candidates must be an Indian citizens or Subjects of Nepal/Bhutan. Refugees of Tibetan origin can also apply for the same. Those who have migrated here to be permanent citizens of India can also apply for the above-mentioned posts.

(b) Age

Candidates must be between 32 to 35 years of age and relaxation in age according to the different categories are tabulated below along with categories:

Category

Age Of Relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC/Defence Services Personnel/ Disabled in Operations during hostilities

3 years

Ex-servicemen

5 years

ECOs/SSCOs

5 years

PwBD

10 years

Educational Qualification

  • A candidate must have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S Examination.

  • A Candidate who is educationally eligible but yet to complete his/her internship can apply for the same but an internship is compulsory for the joining.

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAM PATTERN

(a) Written Examination

Examination consists of two papers of 250 marks each. Candidates have to finish the examination in 2 hours.

Paper-1

Subject

No Of Ques

Marks

General Medicine

96

250

Paediatrics

24

Paper-2

Subject

No Of Ques

Marks

Surgery  

40

250

Gynaecology & Obstetrics

40

Preventive & Social Medicine

40

(b) Personality Test

Personality Test will be carrying 100 marks

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES SYLLABUS

Subject

Topic

                                                       Part-a

(a) General Medicine including the following

1. Cardiology

2. Respiratory Diseases

3. Gastro- intestinal

4. Genito- Urinary

5. Neurology

6. Hematology

7. Endocrinology

8. Metabolic Disorders

9. Infections/ Communicable Diseases

10. Nutrition/ Growth

11. Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)

12.Musculoskeletal System

13. Psychiatry

14. General

15. Emergency Medicine

16. Common Poisoning

17. Snake Bite

18. Tropical Medicine

19. Critical Care Medicine

20. Emphasis on Medical Procedures

21. Patho Physiological Basis of Diseases

22. Vaccines Preventable Diseases and Non-Vaccines Preventable Diseases

23. Vitamin Deficiency Diseases

24. In Psychiatry include- Depression, Psychosis, Anxiety, Bipolar Diseases and Schizophrenia.

(b) Paediatrics includes the following


1. Common Childhood Emergencies,

2. Basic new born care,

3. Normal Developmental Milestone,

4. Accidents and poisonings in Children,

5. Birth Defects and Counseling Including Autism,

6. Immunization in children,

7. Recognizing Children with Special needs and Management, and

8. National Programmes Related To Child Health.

                                                        Part-b

 (a) Surgery




1. General Surgery

2. Urological Surgery

3. Neuro Surgery

4. Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.

5. Thoracic Surgery

6. Orthopedic Surgery

7. Ophthalmology

8. Anesthesiology

9. Traumatology

10.  Diagnosis and Management of Common Surgical Ailments

11. Pre-operative and Post Operative Care of Surgical Patients

12. Medicolegal and Ethical Issues of surgery

13. Wound Healing

14. Fluid and Electrolyte Management in Surgery

15. Shock Pato- Physiology and Management

(b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics


1. Obstetrics

2. Gynaecology

3. Family Planning

(c) Preventive & Social Medicine 


1. Social and Community Medicine

2. Concept of Health, Disease and Preventative Medicine

3. Health Administration and Planning

4. General Epidemiology

5. Demography and Health Statistics

6. Communicable Diseases

7. Environmental Health

8. Nutrition and Health

9. Non-communicable disease

10. Occupational Health

11. Genetics and Health

12. International Health

13. Medical Sociology and Health Education

14. Maternal and Child Health

15. National Programmes

16. Management of Common Health Problems

17. Ability to Recognize, Investigate, Report, plan and manage community 

health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES SELECTION PROCESS

The selection process of Combined Medical Services comprises of two stages, i.e. 

  • Stage 1: Written Examination

  • Stage 2: Personality Test

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES POST

The vacancies for this year is not yet disclosed by the UPSC, however the Vacancy details of the year 2021 is tabulated below:

Post

Vacancy

Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service 

349

Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways

300

Central Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council

05

General Duty Medical Officer Gr-2 in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation.

184

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES SALARY

Post

Level

Salary

Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service 

10

Rs. 56,100- 1,77,500/-

Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways

10

Rs. 56,100- 1,77,500/-

Central Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council

10

Rs. 56,100- 1,77,500/-

General Duty Medical Officer Gr-2 in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation.

10

Rs. 56,100- 1,77,500/-

UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAM CENTERS

Previous year (2021) examination centres were:

Agartala

Delhi

Kochi

Raipur

Ahmedabad

Dharwad

Kohima

Ranchi

Aizawl

Dispur

Kolkata

Sambalpur

Bengaluru

Gangtok

Lucknow

Shillong

Bareilly

Hyderabad

Madurai

Shimla

Bhopal

Imphal

Mumbai

Srinagar

Chandigarh

Itanagar

Nagpur

Thiruvananthapuram

Chennai

Jaipur

Panji

Tirupati

Cuttack

Jammu

Patna

Udaipur

Dehradun

Jorhat

Port Blair

Vishakhapatnam

Prayagraj




SPECIAL GUIDANCE

If you are willing to appear in this examination and want to fix your seat in the recruitment too then you must visit the website  Testwale. Here you will get Free Test Series, Free Mock Test Series, and Free Sectional Test Series along with lots of quizzes of every competitive exam. These test series are designed by the Subject Experts and will be helpful to you. These Series are covering the whole syllabus of the related exam with Previous and latest questions. You can follow these steps to visit the website.

1. Firstly click on the given link  Testwale.

2. Now, click on the Quiz Section.

3. Scroll down and get your exam-related quiz in which you are going to appear.

4. Go with the quiz for the betterment of your preparation.

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