CMS 2014 - Combined Medical Services Exam taken by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on National Level is held every year for the recruitment of Doctors to Central government services like Railways, Ordinance Factories, Health Service, Central Health Service and the Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Normally (C.M.S) Examination is conducted in the month of January of every year.
Combined Medical Services Exam Eligibility
1. Educational Qualification Candidates wishing to appear in this Medical Entrance Examination must possess an M.B.B.S. degree. Candidates who are yet to appear in the final examination of the M.B.B.S. may also be allowed to appear in the Examination provisionally. Candidates who are yet to complete their compulsory internship are also eligible but their appointment upon selection is subject to their completing the internship.
2. Age Candidates who wish to pursue this Medical Entrance Exam must be aged less than 32 years on 1st January of the year of Examination.
Reservations as per governmental norms are applicable regarding age limits and job vacancies.
Combined Medical Services Exam Pattern
Selections for the Combined Medical Services (C.M.S) are made on the basis of a written test comprising two papers. Questions in this exam will be Objective Type, Multiple Choice and only in English.
Written Examination (2 papers of 250 marks each)
Paper 1 (Code No 1)
Number of Questions
Paper 2 (Code No 2)
Number of Quesiton
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Preventive & Social Medicine
Combined Medical Services Exam Syllabus
Syllabus for Papar 1
(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-including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry)
Management of normal labours or complicated labour
Questions on applied anatomy
Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
Questions on infections in genital tract
Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
Questions on displacement of the uterus
3. Family Planning
U.D. and oral pills
Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings
Medical Termination of Pregnancy
(c) 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
Personality Test /Interview (100 Marks)
Candidates who are short listed in the Written Examination are required to appear for an Interview which carries maximum marks of 200.
Total Marks for the Entire test is (250+250+200= 600)
Medical Examination Candidates selected in the Interview are required to undergo a medical examination conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare before being appointed to the different positions as mentioned above.
How to apply for Combined Medical Services Exam?
Eligible candidates may apply online by using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in.
Candidates may also apply offline throught the common application form devised by the commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated head post offices/post offices throughout the country against cash payment of Rs.50/- (Rs fifty only). Each such form can be used only once and only for one examination
Note: In case of any difficulty in obtaining application forms from the designated HPOs/Pos, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post master or UPSC’s forms supply monitoring cell over Tele 011-23389366/ Fax 011-23387310
Combined Medical Services Exam Fee
Candidates applying online are required to pay a reduce fee of Rs.50/- (Rs fifty only) either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master credit/debit card
Candidates applying offline (through common application form) are required to pay a fee of Rs.100/- (Rs one hundred only) through central recruitment fee stamp only
Imp:- All female candidates/SC/ST/PwD candidates are exempted from payment of fee (OBC candidates are required to pay full fee)
Combined Medical Services Exam Dates
Combined Medical Services Exam held in the month of January
Combined Medical Services Exam Test Centres in India
The Combined Medical Services Exam is held every year in the main cities of the India name of most of them are given below:-
Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad
Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal
Chennai, Chandigarh, Cuttack
Delhi, Dharwar, Dispur (Guwahati)
Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat
Kochi (Cochin), Kohima, Kolkata
Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair
Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar
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