Combined Medical Services Exam 2018 — Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus, Apply Now!

Combined Medical Services Examination, 2018
Exam Conducting Authority: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Office Address: Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110069, INDIA
Phone No.: +91-11-23098543
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This page provides the all new announcements regarding Combined Medical Services Examination-2018. Candidates please find every single and important information right at this page regarding this test of UPSC. Below at this page, read the meaning and cause of UPSC CMS Exam, Eligibility norms and qualification requirements of it, and most important thing- How to prepare for it? Direct links to download CMSE Syllabus, pattern of examination and question papers of previous years are provided for the ready reference of candidates. Kindly read the article carefully before submitting your application.

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What The “Combined Medical Services Exam” Is?

Name of Exam UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination-2018
Total Vacancies 454 Posts
Opening date of online application 02.05.2018
Closing date of online application 25.05.2018 (till 6.00 P.M.)

Combined Medical Services Examination, abbreviated as, CMS Exam is conducted every year by Union Public Service Commission. It is a combined examination for recruitment to the services and posts mentioned below. The UPSC CMS Exam-2018 has comp-up with following Four Hundred Fifty Four (454) vacancy openings.

  • Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Indian Railways — 300 Posts
  • Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services — 16 Posts
  • Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services — 138 Posts

This year No vacancy is released for the posts of General Duty Medical Officer or GDMO Gr.II in Delhi Municipal Corporation/NDMC.

Eligibility Standards Of “Combined Medical Services Exam”…

A. Qualification Candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S Examination. A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final year/semester of MBBS may also apply.
B. Experience No experience is required.
C. Age Bar candidate must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 01.08.2018, i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1986. Upper age is relaxable according to the rules of Central Govt of India.
D. Gender Male & Female both type of candidates may apply to UPSC CMS Exam.

How To Apply To UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam-2018?

A. Application Fee: Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India, or by using Credit/Debit Card. Female/SC/ST and Physically Handicapped candidates are exempted from fee.

B. Important Dates:
a. Issuing date of notification by UPSC: 02.05.2018
b. Starting date of online application: 02.05.2018
c. Closing date of online application: 25.05.2018 (till 6.00 P.M.)
d. Closing date of depositing the fee through Bank/Pay-in Slip: 24.05.2018
e. Closing date of depositing the fee through online mode: 25.05.2018
f. Date of written examination: 22.07.2018

C. Online Application/ Registration: Candidates are required to apply Online through the website Applicants are advised to submit only single application. In case of multiple applications, the application with higher/last RID (Registration ID) will be accepted.
CMSE-2018 Recruitment PDF: Download Here…
Registration/Application: Apply Here…

Selection Procedure Of UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam…

Following are the successive stages of recruitment process. Candidates must have to qualify all these steps one-by-one. Only the successful candidate of one stage, shall be admitted to appear in further stage(s) of selection.
1. Written Examination
2. Interview/ Personality Test
3. Final Selection / Merit List

UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination Pattern…

Computer Based Examination: The candidates will take the Computer based examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration. There will be penalty (or so called ‘Negative Marking’) for wrong answers in objective type question papers. For every wrong answer, 0.33 marks will be deducted.

Paper Questions & Subjects Marks
PAPER-I (Code No.1) Total 120 questions;
» General Medicine : 96 questions
» Paediatrics : 24 questions
Total 250 marks
PAPER-II (Code No.2) Total 120 questions;
» Surgery : 40 questions
» Gynaecology & Obstetrics : 40 questions
» Preventive & Social Medicine : 40 questions
Total 250 marks

UPSC CMSE-2018 Latest Syllabus…

The Computer based examination of UPSC CMSE-2018 has two Papers. Syllabus of both papers are given below.
CMSE-2018 Paper-I Syllabus

  • General Medicine:
    1. Cardiology
    2. Respiratory diseases
    3. Gastro-intestinal
    4. Genito-Urinary
    5. Neurology
    6. Hematology
    7. Endocrinology
    8. Metabolic disorders
    9. Infections/Communicable Diseases
    10. Nutrition/Growth
    11. Diseases of the skin
    12. Musculoskelatal System
    13. Psychiatry
    14. Emergency Medicine
    15. Common Poisoning
    16. Snake bite
    17. Tropical Medicine
    18. Critical Care Medicine
    19. Emphasis on medical procedures
    20. Patho physiological basis of diseases
    21. Vaccines preventable diseases and Non vaccines preventable diseases
    22. Vitamin deficiency diseases
  • Paediatrics:
    1. Common childhood emergencies
    2. Basic new born care
    3. Normal developmental milestones
    4. Accidents and poisonings in children
    5. Birth defects and counseling including autism
    6. Immunization in children
    7. Recognizing children with special needs and management
    8. National programmes related to child health

CMSE-2018 Paper-II Syllabus

  • Surgery (including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics):
    1. Wounds & Infections
    2. Tumours
    3. Lymphatic
    4. Blood vessels
    5. Cysts/sinuses
    6. Head and neck
    7. Breast
    8. Alimentary tract
    9. Liver, Bile, Pancreas
    10. Spleen
    11. Peritoneum
    12. Abdominal wall
    13. Abdominal injuries
    14. Urological Surgery
    15. Neuro Surgery
    16. Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T
    17. Thoracic surgery
    18. Orthopedic surgery
    19. Ophthalmology
    20. Anesthesiology
    21. Traumatology
    22. Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
    23. Pre-operative and post operative care of surgical patients
    24. Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
    25. Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
    26. Shock patho-physiology and management
  • Gynaecology & Obstetrics:
    1. Ante-natal & Intra-natal conditions
    2. Post-natal conditions
    3. Management of normal labours or complicated labour
    4. Applied anatomy
    5. Applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
    6. Infections in genital tract
    7. Neoplasma in the genital tract
    8. Displacement of the uterus
    9. Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
    10. High risk pregnancy management
    11. Abortions
    12. Intra Uterine growth retardation
    13. Medicolegal examination in OBG and Gynae including Rape
    14. Family Planning
  • Preventive & Social Medicine:
    1. Social and Community Medicine
    2. Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
    3. Health Administration and Planning
    4. General Epidemiology
    5. Demography and Health Statistics
    6. Communicable Diseases
    7. Environmental Health
    8. Nutrition and Health
    9. Non-communicable diseases
    10. Occupational Health
    11. Genetics and Health
    12. Medical Sociology
    13. Maternal and Child Health
    14. Common health problems
    15. Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems
UPSC CMSE-2018 Interview/ Personality Test…

Candidates who qualify in computer based examination will be called to appear for Interview/ Personality Test. This will carry 100 marks. Personality Test will be intended to serve as a supplement to the computer exam for testing the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study. Interview will also assess the candidate’s ability for social cohesion, intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, character, initiative and capability for leadership.

UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam Question Papers…

UPSC Question Papers
Probably the last years question papers of a competitive exam could be the best preparation guide. Previous years exam papers gives an clear idea of question paper. In addition, the online mock test series can also be attend for the better preparation of exam. Candidates may download the CMSE Question Papers of last years from the given link.

UPSC CMSE-2018 Admit Card…

Admit Card
Combined Medical Services Examination, 2018 is going to be conducted on 22.07.2018. The e-Admit Card for the computer based test shall be issued three weeks before the commencement of examination. Candidates are advised to take print out of the hall ticket/admit card well in advance. Download UPSC CMSE-2018 Admit Card from the given link.

UPSC CMSE-2018 Result & Cut-Off Marks…

CMSE-2018 Result
The computer exam is going to be conducted on 22.07.2018. Result of examination is likely to be declared in the month of September/October, 2018. Candidates are advised to keep ready self attested copies of their all documents for submission to the Commission soon after the declaration of the result. Candidates may download the CMSE-2018 Result Status from the below provided link.

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