UPSC Combined Medical Services 2018: Official notification released

UPSC Combined Medical Services 2018: Official notification released

UPSC Combined Medical Services 2018: Union Public Service Commission, UPSC has released the official notification for Combined Medical Services, CMS Examinations 2018. The commission released the notification on May 2nd and is now up on the official website Interested candidates can apply online to the examination before May 25, 2018 on Eligibility, details on vacancy, how to apply and important dates are provided below. A total of 454 posts would be filled by the means of CMSE 2018.

Click here to read / download the UPSC Combined Medical Services 2018 Official notification

Click here to apply for UPSC CMSE 2018

UPSC CMSE 2018 – Important Dates:

  • Date of Notification – 2nd May 2018
  • Application Process Begins – 2nd May 2018
  • Application Process Ends – 25th May 2018, 6 PM
  • Date of Examination – 22nd July 2018

UPSC CMSE 2018 Vacancy Details:

Total Posts: 454 Posts

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

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CMS Examination 2018:

Educational Qualification: Candidates should have passed MBBS final examination. For more details, candidates can visit the official website.

Age limit: The maximum age of the candidate should be 32 years. Age relaxation would be provided as per the norms.

Application Fee:

Candidates have to pay Rs.200/- as an application fee through the Debit Card/Credit Card and there is not any kind of application fee for the SC/ST.

UPSC CMS 2018 Selection Process:

  • Computer Based Examination (Two Objective Type Papers)
  • Personality Test

UPSC CMS 2018 Exam Pattern:

The UPSC Exam consists of two sections Computer Based Exam and personality test.

Types of Exam Papers Exams Topics No. of Questions Maximum Marks
Part – I(Computer Based) Paper 1 General Ability 30 questions 250 Marks
General Medicine 70 questions
Paediatrics 20 questions
Total Questions- 120
Paper 2 Surgery 40 questions 250 Marks
Gynaecology & Obstetrics 40 questions
Preventive & Social Medicine 40 questions
Total Questions- 120
Part – II(Personality Test/ Interview) Paper 1 General Knowledge 100 Marks

UPSC CMS Exam 2018 Syllabus:

(I) Syllabus of Paper-I:

(a) General Ability

(b) General Medicine (General Medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry)

(c) Paediatrics

(II) Syllabus of Paper-II:

(a) Surgery (Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)

  • General Surgery
  • Urological Surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T. V Thoracic surgery
  • Anesthesiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Traumatology

(b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics

(c) Preventive Social & Community Medicine

(III) Personality Test:

To check Candidate’s intellectual curiosity, the balance of judgement and alertness of mind, critical powers of assimilation, the ability for social cohesion, initiative and capability for leadership, the integrity of character.

How to Apply for UPSC CMSE 2018?

  • Visit the official website –
  • Click on ‘Click Here for PART I’ and then proceed to PART II to complete the application process
  • Download the confirmation page and take a printout for further reference

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Best wishes – Gc tutor

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