The UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018 for computer based exam is given below for both Paper 1 & paper 2. UPSC CMS 2018 Exam will be of 2 hours. Each paper will consist of 250 marks.

UPSC CMS 2018 Syllabus for Paper 1 covers topics on General Medicine and Paediatrics. UPSC CMS 2018 Syllabus for Paper 2 covers topics on Surgery, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Preventive & Social.

UPSC Combined Medical Services Syllabus for computer based examination is given below. However there is fixed Combined Medical Services 2018 Syllabus for interview or personality test.

UPSC CMS 2018 Syllabus

UPSC CMS Syllabus for both paper 1 and paper 2 is given below.

UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018 for Paper 1

General Medicine and Paediatrics:

Total questions in Paper I = 120 (96 from General Medicine and 24 from Paediatrics);

General Medicine including the following:

  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Genito-Urinary
  • Neurology
  • Hematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Infections/Communicable Diseases
    • Virus, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan, Fungus
  • Nutrition/Growth
  • Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
  • Musculoskelatal System
  • Psychiatry
  • General
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Common Poisoning
  • Snake bite
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Emphasis on medical procedures
  • Patho physiological basis of diseases
  • Vaccines preventable diseases and Non vaccines preventable diseases
  • Vitamin  deficiency diseases
  • In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizoprenia

Paediatrics including the following

  • Common childhood emergencies,
  • Basic new born care,
  • Normal developmental milestones,
  • Accidents and poisonings in children,
  • Birth defects and counseling including autism,
  • Immunization in children,
  • Recognizing children with special needs and management, and
  • National programmes related to child health.

UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018 for Paper 2

(A) Surgery : (Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)

  • General Surgery: Wounds, Infections, Tumours, Lymphatic, Blood vessels, Cysts/sinuses, Head and neck, Breast, Alimentary tract (Oesophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Anus, Developmental) Liver, Bile, Pancreas, Spleen, Peritoneum, Abdominal wall, Abdominal injuries.
  • Urological Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Traumatology
  • Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
  • Pre‐operative and post operative care of surgical patients
  • Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
  • Wound healing
  • Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
  • Shock patho‐physiology and management

(B) Gynecology & Obstetrics

OBSTETRICS

  • Ante-natal conditions
  • Intra-natal conditions
  • Post-natal conditions
  • Management of normal labours or complicated labour

GYNAECOLOGY

  • 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
  • Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
  • High risk pregnancy and management
  • Abortions
  • Intra Uterine growth retardation
  • Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.

FAMILY PLANNING

  • Conventional contraceptives
  • 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 & Community Medicine

  • Social and Community Medicine
  • Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
  • Health Administration and Planning
  • General Epidemiology
  • Demography and Health Statistics
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Occupational Health
  • Genetics and Health
  • International Health
  • Medical Sociology and Health Education
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • National Programmes
  • Management of common health problems
  • Ability to monitor national health programmes
  • Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
  • Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.

Personality Test

Candidates who qualify in the Computer based examination will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 100 marks.

The interview for Personality Test will be intended to serve as a supplement to the Computer based examination for testing the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and also in the nature of a personality test to assess the candidate’s intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, balance of judgment and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.

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