UPSC organizes Combined Medical Services Examination every year for recruitment to a variety of Central Government Organizations and services for various posts.
This blog will familiarize you with the important details regarding the exam such as the Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Exam Pattern, Application Procedure, Examination Centers, etc.
Posts Filled on Basis of UPSC CMS 2017
UPSC organizes the CMS exam for recruitment to the following posts:
Junior scale posts in Central Health Services
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Railways
Medical Officers in Municipal Corporation of Delhi
Applicant must be an Indian citizen (Citizens from Nepal and Bhutan are also eligible to apply)
Applicant must be in possession of MBBS degree from a university recognized by the MCI
Candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the Final M.B.B.S. examination
A candidate who is yet to complete the Compulsory Rotating Internship is educationally eligible for applying to the examination. However, the candidate will be appointed upon selection only after he completes the Compulsory Rotating Internship.
The candidate is only eligible for UPSC CMS 2017 exam if he/she is less than 32 years of age as on January 1st 2017.
Age Relaxation is applicable for the reserved categories according to the norms.
UPSC CMS Important Dates
Starting Date of Online Registration
April 26th 2017
Closing Date of Online Registration
May 19th 2017
Download of Admit Card
3 weeks prior to examination
Date of Online UPSC CMS 2017 Exam
August 13th 2017
Declaration of Results
UPSC CMS 2017: Application Procedure
Applicants will be required to visit the official website and register for the exam. Application Procedure comprises 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 Registration will involve selection of examination center, uploading of scanned photograph and payment of application fees.
Registration Id will be sent to the candidates via E-mail or SMS.
UPSC CMS Exam Pattern
UPSC CMS exam is conducted in two parts: Part I and Part II.
UPSC CMS Part I is conducted in Online Mode and consists of 2 papers: Paper I and Paper II
No. of Questions
Gynecology & Obstetrics
Preventive & Social Medicine
UPSC CMS Part II
UPSC CMS Part II is a personality test of 100 marks for such candidates who qualify the results of the written examination.
Final Selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of performance of the candidate in Computer Based Test as well as Interview/Personality Test.
UPSC CMS 2017 Examination Centers
UPSC CMS 2017: Estimated Number of Competitors
Estimated Number of Competitors for UPSC CMS 2017 are 40,000
UPSC CMS 2017: Admit Card
Admit Card for the UPSC CMS 2017 exam will be available prior to the Online Exam on the official website.
Admit Cards will not be sent by post and candidates will have to use their Registration ID and Password for downloading the Admit Cards.
UPSC CMS 2017: Answer Key
The answer key for the UPSC CMS 2017 exam will be published on the official website very soon after the completion of the examination
UPSC CMS 2017: Minimum Cut Off Marks
Minimum Cutoff Marks represents the standard set by the commission to shortlist candidates.
Cut off marks will be released by the Commission after the exam.
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We hope that this blog has familiarized you with all details pertaining to UPSC CMS 2017.