UPSC CMS 2020: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus, Books

Combined Medical Services Examinations (UPSC CMS 2020) is an exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) for the recruitment of medical personnel in government organization and services.

UPSC recruits the candidates for the post of Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Railways, Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories, Health Services and also for the Junior Scale Posts in Health Services Vacancies in various departments of central government.

You will get to know about the exam dates, exam summary, eligibility criteria, application form, vacancies, cut off, admit card, result, salary and selection procedure of UPSC CMS 2020.

UPSC CMS2020 Notification

UPSC CMS 2020 notification will be released in the month of April . Candidates can check the notification & get detailed information about CMS exams. The notification will contain UPSC CMS exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, how to fill the application & other relevant details.

  • UPSC CMS 2020 application dates has been released. Check complete dates below.
  • The application process will start from 8th April 2020

UPSC CMS 2020 Exam Dates

The UPSC CMS 2020 exam dates have been released by the authorities. The dates given in the table below are tentative based on the previous year’s data. Most probably the dates are going to be the same as mentioned below:

Events Exam Dates
Notification Released  8th April 2020
Start date of Application Form 8th April 2020
Last Date of Application Form  28th April 2020
Admit Card Date Two weeks before the exam
UPSC CMS Exam Date 19th July 2020
Result Declaration Date August 2020 (tentative)

UPSC CMS 2020 Exam Summary

Name of the Exam Combined Medical Examination (CMS)
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Type National Level Recruitment Exam
Exam Mode Online
Application Mode Online
Who can Apply M.B.B.S
Medium of Exam  Hindi and English
Official website

UPSC CMS 2020 Vacancy

The vacancies for UPSC CMS 2020 are going to be released soon by the commission in its official notification. Every year various vacancies are released and thousands of students appear in the examination.

Last year, more than 900 vacancies were released and we are providing you the data of the same so that you can have an idea about the number of vacancies that are to be released this year.

POST Number of Vacancies
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Railways 300
Assistant Medical Officer in IOF Health Services 46
Junior Scale Post in Central Health Services 250
GD Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Court 7
GD Medical Officer Grade II in Delhi Municipal Corporation (East, North and South) 362

UPSC CMS 2020 Salary

The salary after qualifying the UPSC CMS 2020 exam is the reasonable one. The salary of the medical officers increases according to their post and work. They are also provided with various other benefits and allowances.

The estimate of the salaries for the different post is given below:

POST Pay Scale
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Railways Rs 15000-Rs 40000
Assistant Medical Officer in IOF Health Services Rs 15000-Rs 40000
Junior Scale Post in Central Health Services Rs 50000-Rs 80000
GD Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Court Rs 50000-Rs 80000
GD Medical Officer Grade II in Delhi Municipal Corporation (East, North and South) Rs 15000-Rs 40000

UPSC CMS 2020 Application Form

The application form of UPSC CMS 2020 will be released by UPSC through online mode. Candidates will have to fill the form online in two steps. The application forms for UPSC CMS 2020 are going to be available from 8th April 2020.

  • The candidates have to upload the scanned copy of their photograph and signature.
  • All the personal details like Name, Father’s name, Date of Birth, Qualifications, Phone number, Address, etc also have to be filled by them.
  • At the time of filing the application form, candidates shall make sure that they have the required documents.
  • Candidates should also read other instructions properly so that no problem occurs in the further process.

Also See: UPSC CMS 2020 Application Form

Any request for the correction should be made before the final date mentioned for correction otherwise the request will not be entertained by the authority. The candidates should keep the hard copy of the application form with themselves for further use.

UPSC CMC Applicatio  Fee

The application fee for the CMS exam is given below:

Application Fee: 200/-

  • Women candidates are exempted from submitting the fee.
  • Payment can be made online (through Net banking/ credit card/ debit card) or offline (through e-challan within 24 hours from the submission of application form) in the nearest branch of SBI.

UPSC CMS Previous Question Papers

Candidates can do preparation for the exams by solving previous years CMS question papers.

The previous year question papers help the candidates to have details about the type of questions asked in the exam.

Candidates can also solve test series and mock papers topic wise. They should also have a thorough knowledge about the respective subjects from which the questions are to be framed in exam.

Candidates can download question papers by simply clicking on the given link for previous years question papers (Click Here).

UPSC CMS 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: The maximum age limit of the candidate is 32 years. Relaxation is provided to some reserved categories. Candidates can check about the age limit in details in the official notification.

Educational Qualification:

  • MBBS degree from an MCI recognized university in India.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of MBBS are also eligible but they will have to produce the proof of having passed the written and practical examination of the final year.

If candidates are yet to complete their compulsory rotating internship then also they are eligible for admission but while selection, their training should have been completed.

  1. Candidates should be physically and medically fit according to the physical/mental standards as per the regulations set for this purpose.

UPSC CMS 2020 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for UPSC CMS exam is given below:

Exam Mode: The exam is conducted online.

Language: The Paper will be set in English only.

Part I of the examination is computer based and following is the pattern:

Subjects Questions Marks
General Medicine and Pediatrics 120 250
a)      Surgery

b)      Gynecology & Obstetrics

c)       Preventive & Social Medicine

120 (40 marks each) 250
Total 240 500

Part II consists of personal interview of 100 marks. One-third marks will be deducted for the wrong answers. Both the papers are of MBBS level. There will be no penalty for the questions that remains not attempted.

The minimum qualifying marks for Non PwBD candidates is 30% and for PwBD is 20%.

UPSC CMS 2020 Syllabus

The UPSC CMS 2020 Syllabus contains various topics related to the medical subjects, like:

General Medicine and Pediatrics includes Cardiology, Respiratory Diseases, Neurology, Nutrition/Growth, Metabolic Disorders, General, Emergency Medicine, Tropical Medicine, Vitamin deficiency diseases, Immunization in children etc.

General Surgery includes topics like Wounds, Infections, Lymphatic, Blood Vessels, Breast, Head and Neck, Urological surgery, Traumatology, Wound Healing, Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery.

Gynaecology and Obstetrics includes Ante-natal conditions, intra-natal conditions, normal delivery and safe delivery practices, abortions and intra uterine growth retardation.

Preventive Social and Community Medicine includes Maternal and Child health, Environmental Health, Occupational Health, International Health, General Epidemiology and National Programmes.

Candidates prepare well for the examinations after knowing the syllabus well. We are providing you the syllabus in the link below.

For the complete syllabus of UPSC CMS (Click here)

UPSC CMS 2020 Selection Process

The selection process is divided into two stages:

  1. Computer Based Examination
  2. Personal Interview

The candidates who qualify the Computer Based Examination are called for Personal Interview. This personality test is also conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). The interview is conducted to test the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in their academic fields.

The personality test consists of 100 marks. The personality test assesses the intellectual curiosity, powers of assimilation, integrity of character, etc of the candidate.

UPSC CMS 2020 Preparation Tips

Go through the below given preparation tips for UPSC CMS 2020 to do better preparation for the exam:

  • Make notes for the exams and go through those notes daily.
  • Prepare a study routine dividing preparation time for various subjects.
  • Solve sample papers & previous year’s questions papers.
  • Attempt mock tests so that you can solve paper on time
  • You can also use method of elimination and learn to use them efficiently in confusing options

UPSC CMS 2020 Books and Study Material

Candidates can qualify the test by preparing from good books or study material. We have recommended here popular UPSC CMS 2020 books and study material with the help of which, the candidates can crack UPSC CMS 2020 exam.

The candidates can buy the book online or also by visiting the nearest bookseller shop:

Recommended books:

  1. Target UPSC CMS by Kamal kv
  2. Combined Medical Services by Rajeev Kumar & Prakash Nayak
  3. CMS UPSC examination by M.S. Bhatia
  4. Elsevier Guide to CMS (UPSC) by Kumar MBBS, Rajeev and Nayak

UPSC CMS 2020 Admit Card

The admit card of UPSC CMS 2020 gets available online in the official website. Candidates have to download the admit card by entering their registration number and password provided at the time of online application.

  • In case any discrepancy is noticed by the candidate regarding their personal details or center, he or she may immediately contact the exam cell for the correction before a prescribed date as no request will be considered after that date.
  • All the candidates are advised to read and understand the instructions on the admit card and follow them.
  • The mandatory documents and proof that is required to bring along with the admit card is also mentioned in the admit card only.
  • The admit card contains all the necessary details like the Center name, Center Address, Roll number, etc.

No candidate is allowed to enter the examination center unless he/she produces the admit card. The admit card is generally available one week before the exams.

UPSC CMS 2020 Cut Off

The UPSC CMS 2020 Cut off is released by the commission in its official website after the declaration of the results.

The cut-off depends upon various factors like the number of candidates appearing, difficulty level of the exam, number of seats available, etc.

We are providing you the cut off list category wise of both the stages:

Category Computer Based (Out of 500) Total (Out of 600)
General 253 325
OBC 222 296
SC 246 364
ST 219 278
PwBD 153 206

UPSC CMS 2020 Result

The UPSC CMS 2020 Result will be released in the month of August, 2020. Candidates who get qualified are intimated through a message or an e-mail.

The result of the computer based examination can be checked by the candidates by entering their roll number and password provided at the time of filing the application form.

We hope that you liked the UPSC CMS 2020 notification. For any query, you can drop your comments below, we will be glad to assist you.

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