Engineering Services Exam (ESE) is conducted by the UPSC every year. The exam consists of two subjective papers in Electrical Engineering.
Combined Medical Services (CMS) Exam is conducted by the UPSC every year. It consists of 2 papers - Paper I is General Ability, General Medicine & Paediatrics while Paper II is Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Preventive, Social & Community Medicine.
The CDS Examination is held at 41 centres across the country. There is a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres except Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres is on the first-apply-first-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same is frozen.