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. Paper contains two papers each of 250 marks. The syllabus for both of them is a little vast and detailed. The exam takers need to prepare well before the exam seeing the level of the syllabus for UPSC CMS exam 2020. Check the detailed syllabus 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. Check the detailed syllabus from below for both the papers respectively.
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.
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
- I Social and Community Medicine
- II Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
- III Health Administration and Planning
- IV General Epidemiology
- V Demography and Health Statistics
- VI Communicable Diseases
- VII Environmental Health
- VIII Nutrition and Health
- IX Non-communicable diseases
- X Occupational Health
- XI Genetics and Health
- XII International Health
- XIII Medical Sociology and Health Education
- XIV Maternal and Child Health
- XV National Programmes
- XVI Management of common health problems
- XVII Ability to monitor national health programmes
- XVIII Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
- XIX Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.
How to complete UPSC CMS Syllabus 2020 Efficiently
Once you know the syllabus thoroughly, it gets really easy for the candidates to prepare the preparation strategy and schedule for effectively completing the prescribed syllabus. The pointers discussed below is universal and if candidates find them suitable then they can apply them. Otherwise reading them takes no cost. Read some of them below:
- Know your syllabus: Candidates first and foremost task is to religiously know about every detail about the syllabus. Any loopholes and lag in knowing about the syllabus will 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 hand write them, get them print out or save them online. Whichever way suits you, follow that, but just be ready with the notes of every topic.
- Separate the topics: When you go through the syllabus, correspondingly maintain a separate list of the topics you know and the topics you don’t know. Start by learning and understanding the basics of the topics because mugging up things will lead to confusion and this will decrease the score in the paper.
- Set the time limit: After a perfect segregation candidates 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 he mocks.
Recommended Books for UPSC CMS 2020
Candidates can refer to the books mentioned below for the preparation os 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|
Previous Year Question Papers of UPSC CMS 2020
Want to prepare better for the CMS 2020 examination? Most of the candidates skip the step of practising previous year question paper. Make sure that candidates practise with the previous year paper we have shared below.
|CMS Paper 1 2019||Click here|
|CMS Paper 2 2019||Click here|
|CMS paper 1 2018||Click here|
|CMS Paper 2 2018||Click here|
|CMS Paper 1 2017||Click here|
|CMS Paper 2 2017||Click here|
|CMS Paper 1 2016||Click here|
|CMS Paper 2 2016||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.