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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

View Notification | Syllabus for Paper 1 | Syllabus for Paper 2

Eligibility Criteria

Age limit: You should have attained the age limit of at least 32 years as on 1 January of year of exam. Age relaxation for reserved category is applicable as per the norms.

Educational qualification: For admission to the examination, you should have passed the written and practical parts of the final MBBS examination.

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.

Download CMS Previous Year Question Papers | CMS Exam Cutoff


#44 padmaja a 2015-05-17 17:06
when i wil get hall ticket
#43 Anjali gupta 2015-04-26 13:32
Sir, i m MPT in orthopedic. Am i eligible for the exam??
#42 Dhruti 2015-04-22 18:11
I am doing my b.h.m.s I eligible to give upsc exam???
#41 dr abhinav 2015-04-10 19:29
i m 27, m i eligible....??
in the form says at least 32....but my seniour of aged less has joined the services
#40 tejasvi singh 2015-03-30 11:37
Sir, I persuaded BDS, am i eligible for this exm?
#39 tejasvi singh 2015-03-30 11:35
Sir, i persuaded BDs am i eligible for exm?
#38 neha99 2015-03-29 19:58
@Stephen : Yes you are eligible to write the exam. Try this website free register yourself to attempt UPSC-CMS Free online mock tests
#37 dilsha 2015-03-28 13:50
From where l will get 2014 cms question paper
#36 monika. gupta 2015-03-27 00:52
Bamsare eligible
#35 monika. gupta 2015-03-27 00:50
Sir im. bams.. Am i. Eligible

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