UPSC CMS Syllabus 2020: Every preparation starts after the full understanding of the syllabus for the paper. UPSC conducts examination for the combined medical services for the selection of the candidates for various medical posts. The paper contains two papers each of 250 marks. UPSC CMS syllabus for both of them is a little vast and detailed. The exam aspirants need to prepare well before the exam acknowledging the level of the syllabus for UPSC CMS exam 2020. Check the detailed UPSC CMS syllabus 2020 for both the papers from the upcoming sections below.
UPSC CMS Syllabus 2020
Candidates can find the detailed syllabus for Paper-1 and Paper-2 from the article below. Well, knowledge of syllabus is a must to prepare efficiently for the exam. So the UPSC CMS syllabus as per the latest UPSCMCs syllabus is available here. Check the detailed syllabus from below for both the papers respectively.
UPSC CMS Syllabus for Paper 1
- Respiratory diseases
- Metabolic disorders
- Infections/Communicable Diseases a) Virus b) Rickets c) Bacterial d) Spirochetal e) Protozoan f) Metazoan g) Fungus
- Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
- Musculoskeletal System
- 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
- n psychiatry includes – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizophrenia.
(b) Paediatrics including the following
- Common childhood emergencies
- Basic newborn care
- Normal developmental milestones
- Accidents and poisonings in children
- Birth defects and counselling including autism
- Immunization in children
- Recognizing children with special needs and management
- National programmes related to child health.
UPSC CMS Syllabus for Paper 2
1. General surgery
- Blood vessels
- Head and neck
- Alimentary tract
- Liver, bile and pancreas
- Abdominal wall
- Abdominal injuries
- Urological Surgery
- Neuro Surgery
- Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T
- Thoracic surgery
- Orthopaedic surgery
- 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
(b) GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS
- i) Ante-natal conditions
- ii) Intra-natal conditions
- iii) Post-natal conditions
- iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labour
- i) Questions on applied anatomy
- ii) Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
- iii) Questions on infections in the genital tract
- iv) Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
- v) Questions on displacement of the uterus
- vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
- vii) High-risk pregnancy and management
- viii) Abortions
- ix) Intra-Uterine growth retardation
- x) Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.
- i) Conventional contraceptives
- ii) U.D. and oral pills
- iii) The operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings
- iv) 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
- 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.
How to Complete UPSC CMS Syllabus 2020 Efficiently
Once aspirants know the syllabus thoroughly, it gets really easy for them to create the preparation strategy and schedule for effectively completing the prescribed UPSC CMS syllabus. The pointers discussed below is universal and if candidates find them suitable then they can apply them. Read some of them below:
- Know the syllabus: Candidate’s first and foremost task is to religiously know every detail about the UPSC CMS syllabus. Any loopholes and lag in knowing about the syllabus may lead to the confusion and insufficient level of preparation.
- Notes: Once done with the understanding of the syllabus, start by compiling the notes of the topics individually. Either handwrite them, get them print out or save them online. Whichever way suits, follow that, but just be ready with the notes of every topic.
- Separate the topics: When aspirants go through the syllabus, correspondingly maintain a separate list of the topics they know and the topics they don’t know. Start by learning and understanding the basics of the topics because mugging up things will lead to confusion and decreases the score in the paper.
- Set the time limit: After a perfect segregation candidate must set a deadline for finishing the syllabus. The deadline should be realistic and attainable according to the syllabus. Try to cover up the whole syllabus within that time frame and then go for taking up and practising the mocks.
Get here UPSC CMS Previous Year Question Papers
Recommended Books for UPSC CMS 2020
Candidates can refer to the books mentioned below for the preparation of the written examination of UPSC CMS 2020.
|Elsevier Comprehensive Guide To Combined Medical Services UPSC Simplified Supplement 2011 By Prakash Nayak.||Click here|
|UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination||Click here|
|UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination by M.S bhatia||Click here|
About UPSC CMS
Union Public Service Commission conducts the Combined Medical Services (CMS) exam every year. The exam recruits the applicants in various posts such as the Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways, Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services, Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services, General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council, General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation. Applicants wanted to apply have to fulfil the eligibility and selection procedure set by the commission.