UPSC CMS 2022: Exam Dates, Latest Notifications & Exam Calendar

October 13, 2022

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UPSC CMS 2023 Important Dates

Main ActivitiesDates
Release of official notification from UPSC19th April 2023
Starting of online application form submission19th April 2023
Last date for submitting the application form9th May 2023
Releasing of Admit Card
Date of Examination16th July 2023
Declaration of result

Important dates of the UPSC CMS Exam for the year 2022 are as follows:-

All the important events like the Application date, admit card, exam date, result, interview, and final result are on the official website of the UPSC. Hence below is the list of the UPSC CMS Important Date of examination for 2022:

Event NameDate 
UPSC CMS Notification April 06, 2022
UPSC CMS Application CommencementApril 06, 2022
UPSC CMS Application EndApril 26, 2022
UPSC CMS Written Exam (CBT)July 17, 2022
UPSC CMS Written ResultAugust 23, 2022
UPSC CMS Detailed Application Form (DAF)To Be Announced
UPSC CMS Personality TestTo Be Announced
UPSC CMS Result1 October, 2022

UPSC CMSE 2022: Important Events

All the above-mentioned events are explained below in-depth:

Application Form of UPSC CMS:

The application form of the UPSC Combined Medical Services is an online application form. Most importantly UPSC has released the application form link. The candidates can apply for this exam, and it has an application fee of 200 Rs for General Candidates. For female and reserved category (SC/ST/PwD) candidates, the application fees are exempted.

Admit Card for UPSC CMS Exam 2022:

Generally, the admit card for the UPSC CMS Exam is released 3 weeks before the exam. Moreover, there is a separate admit card for the Written test and Interview. The download link for UPSC CMS 2022 exam will be published from 24th June 2022 till the exam date i.e. 17th July 2022 for candidates appearing in the exam to download and print the admit card in order to carry it along with them on the exam date in order to allow them to appear for the exam.

UPSC CMS Examination:

There are two stages of the UPSC CMS Exam. The written test is an online exam with objective questions.

Name of Paper


Number of questions

Paper I

General Medicine







Gynaecology & Obstetrics




Preventive & Social Medicine


Paper I and Paper II will be for a total of 250 marks each and of exam duration of 2 hours.

UPSC CMS Result:

The result of the UPSC CMS exam is declared on the official website of the UPSC. This result is calculated based on the written test and interview. The PDF form result consists of the Roll number of the qualified candidates. The candidates can download the result for UPSC CMS 2022 from the UPSC official website and can search for their roll numbers if there have been selected or not.

Know More – UPSC CMS Exam Pattern and Syllabus

UPSC CMSE 2022: Exam Notification

The UPSC Combined Medical Service Exam notification has been released. The notification has been released on the 6th April 2022 and this notification consists of all the important details. Below are the highlights of the official notification of The UPSC CMS Examination:

Name of ExaminationCombined Medical Services Exam
Conducting BodyUnion Public Service Commission
Geographical scopeAll India
Application FeeRs 200
Stages of Exam2
Mode of ExamOnline
Helpline No.011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591

The candidates who have completed their MBBS or who are in the final year of MBBS can apply for the UPSC CMS exam. The candidates must clear both stages of the exam. Firstly, a written test that consists of objective questions, and secondly the Personality test or Interview.

This recruitment process is for the post of various categories. These categories are:

  1. Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the railways,
  2. Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service,
  3. Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service,
  4. General duty Medical Officer Gr-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation and North Delhi and South Delhi Municipal Corporation.

UPSC CMSE 2022: Exam Dates

The exam date is the most important part of a competitive exam. The candidates based on exam dates declared from UPSC can prepare their strategy for preparation depending on the time left. As the UPSC has released the notification of the UPSC Combined Medical Service Examination on their official website. The candidates can now check the date of the examination in the notification, it contains the exam date for the written test which is 17th July 2022 for UPSC CMS 2022 exam. Moreover, the tentative dates of the interview are updated here for an idea. Hence you can check the exam dates released by the UPSC:

ExamDate of Examination
Written Test of UPSC CMS (CBT)17th July 2022
Written Test ResultNot declared yet
Personality TestNot declared yet
Result of UPSC CMS 2021Not declared yet

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Q.1 How many seats are there in UPSC CMS?

Ans.  A total 828 number of vacancies are notified for the year 2022 by the UPSC Combined Medical Service Exam authorities. The category-wise vacancy is tabulated below:



Category- 1

Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service


Category – 2  

General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council


Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways


General Duty Medical Officer in East Delhi, North Delhi & South Delhi Municipal Corporation




Q.2 Who can apply for UPSC CMS?

Ans. In order to be eligible for the UPSC CMS test, MBBS students must have passed their final written examinations, be scheduled to sit in the MBBS final examination, or have already done so. Candidates for the UPSC CMS exam must be Indian citizens, residents of Nepal or Bhutan, Tibetans who entered India prior to January 1, 1962, with the intention of settling there, or immigrants from Vietnam, Pakistan, Burma, or East African nations such as Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, or Ethiopia with the intention of settling permanently in India.

As of August 1, 2022, the candidate for the open category shall not be older than 32. Candidates who fall under the SC/ST category, are residents of J&K, are ex-servicemen, or have served in the military for more than five years may have their ages eased by five, bringing their maximum age down to 37. Candidates who fall under the OBC category or who were handicapped while serving in the military are given a three-year age relaxation. Age restrictions for general category physically disabled candidates taking the UPSC CMS test are 10 years.

Q.3 What is the UPSC CMS exam scheduled?

Ans. The UPSC CMS test for the year 2022 was set for July 17, 2022. On the test day, there will be two papers, each worth 250 points. Candidates who pass these two exams will be called to an interview or personality test at a later time. The candidate’s performance on the two exams and the personality interview will determine how well they do in the UPSC CMS test.

Q.4 Where is the interview of UPSC CMS conducted?

Ans. The personal interviews for candidates who appeared UPSC CMS exam are conducted at Dholpur House, New Delhi on the scheduled date by UPSC. The candidates will be selected by UPSC exam authorities based on their score in two papers conducted on 17th July 2022 by UPSC CMS 2022 exam.

Q.5 How many times an SC candidate can apply for the UPSC CMS Examination

Ans. Reservation is made for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government. Provided they otherwise fulfill other eligibility criteria. Reservation is, A SC/ST candidate is considered against SC/ST vacancies only if he/she possesses a valid caste certificate. However, such SC/ST candidates can always compete for the unreserved vacancies provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria of General category. Candidates from the Scheduled Cast category can apply for the UPSC CMS examination till the age of 37 years. The age relaxed for SC candidates is 5 years and maximum age limit for general category candidate is 32 years.

Q.6 What is the educational qualification for UPSC CMS Exam?

Ans. MBBS students who have cleared their final written exams or who is going to appear or have appeared in the final examination of MBBS can also apply for this exam are eligible for UPSC CMS exam.