Union Public Service Commission, Combined Medical Services Examination to recruit medical graduate into various central government organizations such as the Indian Ordnance Factories, Indian Railways functioning under the Government of India. The Notification for the examination is usually released in the month of March and examination is conducted in August. Generally, the focus of the recruitment is put on the Medical student or, the candidates who have MBBS degree. Candidates go through a computer-based test, for which both the papers are essential components. The selected candidates proceed to a Personality test. The results are declared in the month of September-October by UPSC.

 UPSC CMS 2018     UPSC CMS 2019


The candidates who are currently studying or those who have already completed their degree and both are planning for the Combined Medical Examination can refer to this page. In this article, we have covered everything about UPSC CMS Exam like eligibility criteria, examination pattern syllabus previous year question paper etc.

UPSC CMS Exam  Dates
UPSC CMS Exam 2018 22 Jul 2018
UPSC CMS Exam 2019 21 Jul 2019

UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria

According to the rule set by the authority, An Indian Citizen is eligible.

  • or a subject of Nepal, Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who settled in India before 1 January 1962 or an Indian origin Pakistani, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification: participant should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination.

Age Limit

  • The maximum age limit of a candidate is 32 years to apply for UPSC CMS.
  • Age relaxation policy is also applicable to the category of the candidates.

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern

UPSC CMS Examination has divided into two parts. The First part is Computer based examination. Which has further two papers, Paper- I comprise of General Medicine, Paediatrics, subjects. And Paper-II comprises of Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Preventive & Social Medicine subjects.

Part-II of the UPSC CMS Exam is a Personality Test. The Interview for Personality Test is 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 judgement and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capacity for leadership.

UPSC CMS Exam Syllabus

UPSC CMS Exam has two parts and the Part I is divided into two papers. The syllabus of Paper I & II is most important to crack the exam. The Syllabus of the exam covers General Medicine, Paediatrics Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Preventive & Social Medicine. To know more about the syllabus click here.

UPSC CMS Exam Cut Off

Cut off of UPSC CMS Exam of last some year.

Category 2013 2014 2015 2016
Gen 335 340 305 310
OBC 310 325 285 286
SC 268 284 260 266
ST 227 255 230 244
PH-I 135 197 128 154

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