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CMS - Combined Medical Services Exam

UPSC CMS (Combined Medical Services) Exam 2015

UPSC conducts computer based combined medical examination for recruitment to the services and posts of Assistant Medical Officer in railways, Indian Ordinance Factories Health Service, Junior scale posts in central health services, etc.

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Important Dates

  • Notification Date: 14 March, 2015
  • Last Date to Apply: 10 April, 2015
  • CMS Exam Date: 28 June, 2015

CMS Exam Pattern

Part I is wriiten examination of 500 marks. You have to take the written examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each paper is of 2 hours duration. Part II is personality test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the written examination. There is negative marking of 1/3 of mark for each incorrect answer.

Paper Section Questions Marks

Paper I

(2 hours)  

General Ability 30 62.5
General Medicine 70 145.8
Paediatrics 20 41.7

Paper II

(2 hours)   

Surgery 40 62.5
Gynaecology & Obstetrics 40 155.8
Preventive & Social Medicine 40 41.7

Computer Based Test

Till 2013, the written examination for Combined Medical Services Examination for two objective type papers was being conducted through the OMR sheets. However, from 2014 the UPSC has decided that the exam is to be conducted in Computer Based mode.


#62 priyanka mittal 2015-01-28 16:16
r m. pharmacy students eligible for exam
#61 Ayush kaushik 2015-01-21 09:25
Quoting bhavesh kapadiya:
hello i have done my mbbs i can give upsc or not

yes you are eligible to give this exam.not only this exam but also that all exams which is taken by upsc for graduate candidates
#60 DR HEENA PATEL 2015-01-16 17:21
Hello Sir, I m a BHMS doctor, may I eligible for the CMS exam??
#59 akansha _ desire 2014-12-31 16:34
Can a BDS student eligible for this?
#58 anusheel 2014-12-29 19:52
wht about the personality test?
what is that exactly?
#57 sayali mahajan 2014-12-13 07:39
Sir I m S.Y.Bpharm student of Mumbai university..Do i m eligible for dis exam ..Plz lemme knw..
#56 dr maddy 2014-12-08 15:39
application kab release hoga?
#55 kishor mishra 2014-12-06 15:19
sir , i have completed BHMS, am i eligible for combined medical services exam ?, or which exams are there of govt which i can appear
#54 ASHIS KUMAR NATH 2014-12-03 07:53
sir i have completed bds with good percentage can i eligible for cms exam.plz tell me.
#53 Devesh kumar 2014-11-13 12:06
Hello sir,

I am completed his B.pharm, can i attend CMS exam? further,
can M.pharm (pharmacology) attend CMS exam?

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