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.

UPSC CMS Exam 2018

Important Dates

  • Notification Date: 11 April, 2018
  • Last Date to Apply: 7 May, 2018
  • Date of Exam: 22 July, 2018

Eligibility Criteria

Age limit: You must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 1 August 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 M.B.B.S. examination.

Exam Pattern

Part-I: Computer Based Examination

Part I is of 500 marks. The exam for two objective papers is conducted as Computer based mode. Each paper carries a maximum of 250 marks. Each paper is of 2 hours duration. There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given, one third (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question is deducted as penalty. 

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

Part-II: Personality Test

Candidates who qualify in the Computer based examination are called for Interview or Personality Test.  The Interview or Personality Test carries 100 marks. The interview or Personality Test is 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 judgment and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership. 

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

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