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It is with reference to the notification No.09/2017-CMS released by the Union Public Service Commission that applications were invited for the combined Medical Services Examination 2017 to fill various positions such as Foreman (Chemical, Mechanics, Electronics), Technical Officer Forestry Grade II, Assistant Registrar General(Language), Research Officer/Planning Officer and Deputy Controller of Mines . The applications were to be filled by the applicant’s latest by 11 May 2017. The number of fees that is to be paid by the unreserved categories was Rs. 200/- whereas the reserved categories were exempted from any fee payment.

Latest: The Answer Key for UPSC CMS 2017 has been released. Candidates can check the same from “Result” page.


The candidates wishing to apply for the recruitment can check all the details related to UPSC CMS 2017  Recruitment like important dates, eligibility, total vacancies,  application fees, how to apply, exam pattern etc.

Important dates

Event Date
Commencement of UPSC CMS 2017 Apply Online 26 Apr 2017
Last date for Submission of Application Form 19 May 2017
Availability of CMS Admit Card three week before the exam
Date of exam of UPSC CMS 2017 13 Aug 2017
Date of Declaration of Result 2017 06 Sep 2017
Date of Admit card availability for Interview 04 Oct 2017
Date of Final Result 22 Dec 2017

Vacancy Details

The Services/Posts for which exam is conducted and the number of vacancies to be filled are given below :

Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways 450
Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services 26
Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services 216
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council 02
General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation. 16


The post of Assistant Division Medical Officer in the Indian Railway Medical Service is in Group ‘A” Junior Scale on level 10 of Pay Matrix (Pre Revised PB-3, Rs. 15,600-39,100/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/-) and it carries Non-Practising Allowance as per rules/orders in force from time to time.

UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria 2017

Nationality -A candidate must be either:

  • a Citizen of India, 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: (a) A candidate of 32 years of age as on 1 August 2017 is eligible to apply.

Upper age relaxation criteria

  • SC/ST- Upto 5 years
  • OBC- Upto 3 years
  • Jammu & Kashmir resident who had lived in the state from 1 January 1980 to 31 December 1989. – Upto 5 years
  • Defence Services personnel disabled in operations- Upto 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs – Upto 5 years
  • ECOs/SSCOs -Upto 5 years
  • blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped candidates-U pto 10 years
  • Ad hoc Doctors appointed after 1 October 1984 in the Ministry of Railways will be granted relaxation in age to the extent of the period of service rendered by them as adhoc Doctors in Railways.

Application Process

Applications can be filled online at by 11 May 2017. The application was completed in several stages which include profile creation, filling in basic details, educational qualification, uploading documents, uploading photo and signature,preview and submission etc. if you want to fill up the application using Aglasem page please click this link click here. The candidates had to scan their images as per the mentioned specifications.

Photo and Signature Upload

  • Photo Dimensions- 140 pixels (Height) X 110 pixels (Width).
  • Signature Dimensions- 110 pixels (Height) X 140 pixels (Width).
  • Format- JPG
  • File size- Max. 40 KB

Application process is over now

The next step was to pay the fees as per the category and preview application process

Application Fees for UPSC CMS 2017 – Candidates were charged Rs. 200/- (except for candidates belonging to Female/SC/ST/PH category). The amount can be paid through either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using SBI net banking.

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern

Scheme of Combined Medical Service Examination: to be made effective from CMSE 2018

Part I

Computer based examination: the computer based test is of total 500 marks. The section was divided in two papers namely Paper I and Paper II, 250 marks each and Each Paper was of 2 hours duration.


Computer-based Examination: please note down the syllabus for two Papers in the table and the weightage allotted to different components in the two papers are given below: –

Paper I Marks: 250
General Medicine 96 questions
Paediatrics 24 question
Total Questions 120

Paper II

Paper II Max Marks: 250
Surgery 40 questions
Gynaecology & Obstetrics 40 questions
Preventive & Social Medicine 40 questions
Total Questions 120

Part-II Personality Test: The personality test is of 100 Marks. 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 judgement and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character,
initiative and capability for leadership.

Selection Procedure

The candidates who qualify the above mentioned criterias are selected for recruitment position. Candidates go through a computer based test of 500 marks for which both the papers are essential components. The selected candidates proceed to Personality test which has 100 marks. The results was declared in the month of September 2017.

If the candidate name features in the list, then keep ready self attested copies of the following documents for submission to the commission.

  • Age Certificate.
  • Educational Qualification Certificate.
  • Caste Certificate
  • Age relaxation Certificate
  • Physically handicapped Certificate ( if applicable).
  • Ad-hoc doctors age relaxation Certificate

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