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UPSC CMS Exam 2022: Latest News, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

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UPSC CMS Exam 2022: Latest News, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies
September 6, 2021
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Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Medical Services (CMS) Exam is for the MBBS students who have cleared their final written exams and are of age not above 32 years as of 1st of August 2022 and want to work as a medical officer in various organizations such as Indian Ordnance Factories, Indian Railways, Municipal Corporation of Delhi and New Delhi Municipal Council that function under Government of India.

The CMS exam is conducted once a year by the UPSC in accordance with the rules published by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in the Gazette of India. It is an online exam with the objective type of questions. UPSC announces the notification of the Combined Medical Services (CMS) Exam on 6th April 2022, the last date for registration for the CMS UPSC exam will be 26th April 2022.

The UPSC CMS 2022 exam is divided into two parts.

  • The first part consists of two papers 
    • Paper- I will have questions on General Medicine & Paediatric, whereas
    • Paper-II will cover topics such as Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, and preventive Social & Community Medicine.
    • Each of these papers is for 250 marks.
  • The second part will have an interview and personality tests for 100 marks.

There will be 2 hours duration for exams for each paper-I and paper-II for the first part of the CMSE exam 2022. UPSC CMSE 2022 exam date is 17th July 2022 (tentatively). The interview date for the second part of CMSE will be in the month of August 2022.

Table of Contents

The final result for CMSE 2022 will be published in the month of September 2022. The UPSC CMSE 2022 is a qualifying exam for 838 vacancies for Medical officer positions in PwBD categories.

Exam conducted by Union Public Service Commission
Name of Exam Combined Medical Services Examination
Exam Type Online exam with objective type questions
The first part of the CSE exam consists of Paper I and Paper II (250 marks each)
The second part of the CSE exam consists of Personality test and Interview (100 marks)

The CMSE 2022 exam is conducted by UPSC for The following PwBD categories

Category I

  • Medical Officers of Grade General Duty, Sub cadre of Central Health services

Category II

  • Assistant Divisional Medical officer in Indian Railways
  • General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council
  • General Duty Medical Officer Grade-II for East Delhi Municipal Corporation,
  • General Duty Medical Officer Grade-II for North Delhi Municipal Corporation and
  • General Duty Medical Officer Grade-II for South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Exam Notification and News

The Union Public Service Commission has issued a notification under Examination Calendar for The Combined Medical Services Examination 2022 on the date 6th April 2022 and has the last date for receiving the application for CMS 2022 has been declared as 26th April 2022. The exam will be taken at various exam centers on 17th July 2022, Sunday. The exam will be conducted in 1 day a schedule for Paper-I and Paper-II.

The notification for CMS 2022 will be found under the Active Examination list eligibility criteria in order to appear for the combined medical services exam, steps to apply for the exam, last date of applying or withdrawal for the exam, guidance or helpline for candidates appearing the exam, list of exam centers across the country, the distribution of posts/service across various categories after qualifying CMSE exam, Nationality, Age limit, educational qualification, exam fees, exam pattern, syllabus covered for the exam and any details about exams will be available in the notification.

Exam Combined Medical Services Examination
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Level of Exam National
Frequency Once in a year
Age Limit 32 years
Educational Qualification MBBS
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Papers Two
Exam Duration 1 day
Question format Objective
Number of test centers 41
Application Fees Rs. 200
Official Website www.upsc.gov.in

Exam Date

The UPSC has released the important dates for the UPSC Combined Medical Service Examination. The tentative exam date for CMS 2022 is an important part of the exam for the candidates as it will give the aspirant an idea to prepare. Moreover, they can make a strategy for preparing within the time limit. According to the calendar released by UPSC, the UPSC CMS exam will be held on August 29, 2021, and below are the important dates released by UPSC for UPSC CMS Examinations:

CMS 2022 important events Dates for the event
UPSC CMS 2022 notification 6th April 2022
UPSC CMS 2022 application
commencement
6th April 2022
UPSC CMS 2022 application
last date of submission
26th April 2022   6:00 pm
UPSC CMS 2022 e-Admit Card download link uploaded on website 26th June 2022 till the exam date (17th July 2022)
UPSC CMS 2022 exam date (tentative) 17th July 2022
UPSC CMS written Result To Be Announced
UPSC personality test date To Be Announced
UPSC CMS final result To Be Announced

Application Fees

  • Candidates from open categories appearing for CMS exam have to pay exam fees of Rs 200.
  • Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes and persons with disability (PWD) are exempt from the exam fees.
  • Female candidates are also exempt from exam fees.

How to pay UPSC CMS exam fees?

The exam fees can be deposited in any the State Bank of India (SBI) branch, by Cash, or using net banking, or using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or the internet banking facility of SBI. The candidate who has selected the option to pay fees by cash have to ask for printed system-generated Pay-in slip and produce them during part-II registration and deposit the fee at SBI cash counter on next working day. The fees pay-by-cash option gets deactivated one day prior to last date of application.

Fees once paid will not refundable or can be transferrable for any other examination.

For the candidate whose fees are not received by bank are notified by UPSC website within 2 weeks after last date of application. The candidates have to submit the proof of fees paid to UPSC in mail within 10 days, in order to become eligible for the exam.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications

The educational qualification for the UPSC Combined Medical Service Examination is MBBS. You have to clear the written and all the practical parts of the final exam.  The candidates going to appear or have appeared in the final examination of MBBS can also apply for this exam.

Nationality

For the UPSC Combined Medical Service exam, one should be a citizen of India, A subject from Nepal or a subject from Bhutan, a Tibetan who came to India before 1st January 1962 who intended to settle in India, or a person who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or from Vietnam for settling in India permanently.

Age Limit

Candidates appearing for CMSE 2022 should not have crossed 32 years of age as of 1st of August 2022. However, the age relaxation for candidates other than the open category is listed below.

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Cast (SC) 5 years
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir 5 years
Ex-servicemen (include Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years of Military Service) 5 years
Defense Services Personnel (disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof) 3 years
Military Service Persons (in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of 5 years Military Service) 5 years
General Candidates with Physical Disability 10 years

Vacancies

The UPSC has released total vacancies of various posts of Category I and II, which include Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service, GDMO, and Assistant Divisional Officer.

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:

Posts Vacancies
Category- 1
Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service 349
Category – 2  
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council 5
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways 300
General Duty Medical Officer in East Delhi, North Delhi & South Delhi Municipal Corporation 184
Total 838

Salary

The starting remuneration of UPSC CSE qualified medical officer in the Central Health services department ranges from  Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 1,77500.

Post Name Salary
Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance factories Health Service under the Ministry of Defense Pay Matrix Level 10 plus NPA
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways Rs. 15,600 – 39100/- Per Month
GDMO in the New Delhi Municipal Council Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 1,77,500/- per month
Junior Scale Post in the Central Health Service Rs. 56,100 to Rs. 1,77,500/- per month
GDMO (General Duty Medical Officer) Gr. II in East, North, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation Rs. 15,600-39,100+ Grade Pay of Rs. 5,400/- Per month

Syllabus

The UPSC CMS 2022 exam is divided into two parts.

  • The first part consists of two papers –
    • Paper I will have questions on General Medicine & Paediatric, whereas
    • Paper II will cover topics such as Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, preventive Social & Community Medicine.
    • Each of these papers is of 250 marks.
  • The second part will have an interview and personality tests for 100 marks.

Topics covered in these papers are listed below.

Pediatrics

Total Marks – 250

Common childhood Emergencies National programs related to child Health
Basic Newborn Care Accidents and poisonings in children
Normal Developmental Milestone Recognizing children with special needs and management
Birth Defects and counseling Immunity in children

General Medicine

Total Marks – 250

Cardiology Tropical medicine
Respiratory Diseases Snake Byte
Gastro-Intestinal Common Poisoning
Gastro Urinary Emergency Medicine
Neurology General
Hematology Psychiatry-Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizophrenia
Endocrinology Musculoskeletal system
Metabolic disorders Disease of skin
Infections/Communicable Diseases) Virus) Rickets) Bacterial d) Spirochaetal) Protozoan) Metazoan) Fungus Nutrition/ Growth
Emphasis on medical procedures Critical Care Medicine
Patho physiological basis of diseases Vitamin deficiency

Below is the complete syllabus of Paper 2 and it contains all subjects and topics:

Surgery:

Total Marks – 250

Urological surgery Neurosurgery
Anaesthesiology Orthopedic Surgery
General Surgery, Wounds, Infections, Tumours, blood vessels, Breast, Head and Neck, Liver, bile, pancreas, Spleen, Abdominal wall and injuries, Sinuses/Cysts. Alimentary Tract Oesophagus Stomach Intestines Anus Developmental Otorhinolaryngology ENT
Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments Wound Healing
Preoperative care of Surgical Patients Shock patio-physiology and management
Thoracic Surgery Ophthalmology
Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery Traumatology, Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery & Shock pathophysiology and management.

Gynaecology and Obstetrics:

Total Marks – 250

Obstetrics:
Ante-natal conditions Post -Natal condition
Intra-natal conditions Management of complicated and normal labors
Gynecology:
Applied Anatomy Uterus
Physiology of menstruation and fertilization Neo plasma in Genital Tract
Normal and safe delivery practices Displacement of uterus
Abortions High-Risk Pregnancy and management
Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape Infection in the Genital Tract
Family Planning:
Conventional contraceptives Medical Termination of pregnancy
UD and oral pills The operative procedure, sterilization, and organization of programs

C) Preventive Social and Community Medicine:

Social and Community Medicine Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
Concept of health, disease and preventive Medicine Management of common health programs
General Epidemiology National Programs
Demography and Health Statistics Maternal and Child Health
Communicable Diseases Medical Sociology And Health Education
Environmental Health International Health
Genetics and Health Occupational diseases
Nutrition and Health Non-communicable Diseases
Management of common health problems Ability to monitor national health programs
Knowledge of maternal and child wellness Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of UPSC Combined Medical Service 2021 is given below:

Name of Paper Subjects Number of questions
Paper I General Medicine 96
Pediatrics 24
Total 120
Paper-II Gynaecology & Obstetrics 40
Surgery 40
Preventive & Social Medicine 40
Total 120

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

Admit Card

CMS-2022 admit card is a mandatory document and should be carried along with at exam centre, without admit card, candidate will not be allowed to enter exam centre. following are the steps to download and print admit card

  • Candidates should visit UPSC official website i.e. upsconline.nic.in
    and visit e-admit card section
  • Check examination name as Combined Medical Services Examination 2022 with a DOWNLOAD link which will remain available upto 17th July 2022.
  • Click on Download link
  • Candidate can either enter registration ID or roll number to download the e-admit card
  • After download, candidate must take a print of the e-admit card and carry along with them at the exam centre on the date of CMS 2022 exam along with photo identity document such as Aadhar card, PAN card, Passport or voter’s id.
  • Without e-admit card and photo ID candidate will not be allowed to enter the exam centre.

Exam Result

  • Candidates should visit UPSC official website i.e. upsconline.nic.in
    and visit CMS 2022 exam results link
  • Check examination name as Combined Medical Services Examination 2022
  • Click on Download link of PDF file
  • The Candidate can search based on their roll number to find out if they have passed the test or not.
UPSC CMS Exam Result 2022
Name of the Organization Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Name of the Post Combined Medical Services Exam (CMS)
Date of the examination 17th July 2022
Status of Result To be released
Process of selection Online exam
Location All over India
Official website upsc.gov.in

For checking the result, candidates must have his hall ticket number. Below are the important dates for the result of the UPSC CMS Examination:

Events Important Dates
Online Exam of UPSC CMS 17th July 2022
Result of Written exam To be released
Date of the Interview To be released
Final Result To be released

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FAQs

Q.1 Who is eligible for UPSC CMS?

Ans.  MBBS students who have cleared their final written exams or who are going to appear or have appeared in the final examination of MBBS can also apply for this exam are eligible for UPSC CMS exam. The candidate who wants to appear UPSC CMS exam should be a citizen of India, A subject from Nepal or a subject from Bhutan, a Tibetan who came to India before 1st January 1962 who intended to settle in India, or a person who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or from Vietnam for settling in India permanently.

The open category candidate should not be above 32 years as on 1st of August 2022. The SC/ST category candidate, domicile of J &K, Ex-servicemen, Military service personnel who have rendered over 5 years of military service and can have age relaxed by 5 years, i.e. 37 years. Defense ex-servicemen disabled during military operations and OBC category candidates are allowed 3 years of age relaxation. General category person with a physical disability has 10 years of age relaxed for UPSC CMS examination.

Q.2 What is the work of UPSC CMS officer?

Ans. The responsibilities of UPSC CMS qualified medical officer are as listed below

  • Attend indoor wards and out-patient department on daily and as required basis
  • Physical examination of candidates and employees in service as per regulations
  • Oversee family planning, public health and sanitation in his jurisdiction.
  • Organize, supervise, and keep track of clinical data
  • Ensure housekeeping, security and manage biomedical waste disposal activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining discipline and discharge of duties of hospital health unit staff.

Q.3 What is UPSC CMS salary?

Ans. The starting salary of UPSC CMS Medical officer is around INR 56100  and can range up to INR 1,77,500/- per month based on different posts and departments.

The General duty Medical Officer (GDMO) Grade-II in East, North and South Delhi Municipal Corporations will have remuneration from INR 15,600 – 39100 plus grade pay of INR 5400 per month.

Q.4 What are the posts in UPSC CMS?

Ans. The UPSC CMS medical officer will become eligible for all of the following posts

Category I

  • Medical Officers of Grade General Duty, Sub cadre of Central Health services

Category II

  • Assistant Divisional Medical officer in Indian Railways
  • General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council
  • General Duty Medical Officer Grade-II for East Delhi Municipal Corporation,
  • General Duty Medical Officer Grade-II for North Delhi Municipal Corporation and
  • General Duty Medical Officer Grade-II for South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Q.5 How many times I can give the UPSC CMS Examination?

Ans. The candidate can appear once every year for UPSC CMS examination and until his age is not above 32 years as on 1st August of the current academic year. The age relaxation criteria for other categories (SC/ST/ex-servicemen) are 5 years i.e. 37 years, whereas for person with physical disability is 10 years.

Q.6 What is the registration date of UPSC CMS 2022?

Ans. The UPSC has announced the registration date for UPSC CMS 2022 on their official website. The starting date for the application form is 6th April 2022 and last date of submission of application registration is 26th April 2022.

Q.7 What are the fees for the application form of UPSC CMS?

Ans. The open category candidate will have to pay UPSC CMS exam fees as INR 200. The Candidates from Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Categories and persons with disability (PWD) are exempted from the exam fees. Female candidates are also exempted from exam fees.

Q.8 What is the date of the Examination of UPSC CMS?

Ans. The UPSC CMS 2022 exam date declared by UPSC is 17th July 2022.

Q.9 What is the age limit for the UPSC CMS exam?

Ans. The open category candidate should not be above 32 years as on 1st of August 2022. The SC/ST category candidate, domicile of J &K, Ex-servicemen, Military service personnel who have rendered over 5 years of military service and can have age relaxed by 5 years, i.e. 37 years. Defense service personnel disabled during military operations and OBC category candidate are allowed 3 years of age relaxation. General category person with physical disability has 10 years of age relaxed for UPSC CMS examination.

 

 

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