UPSC CMS Notification 2020: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the UPSC CMS notification on July 29, 2020. Around 559 Combined Medical Services (CMS) vacancies have been announced for various posts such as Junior Scale Post, Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer, General Duty Medical Officer. Also, the Commission has announced the revised Exam dates which were postponed due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this article, you will find all the important UPSC CMS details like important dates, eligibility criteria, educational qualification, exam pattern, and others.
UPSC CMS Notification 2020
Before getting into the details of UPSC CMS 2020 notification, let us have an overview of the exam:
|Examination Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Exam Level||National level|
|Job Location||Anywhere in India|
UPSC CMS Recruitment Revised Dates 2020
UPSC has released the CMS exam schedule. The revised dates for UPSC CMS exam are as under:
|Release of UPSC CMS Recruitment Notification||July 29, 2020|
|Filling of Application Form Begins||July 29, 2020|
|Last Date for Application Form Submission||August 18, 2020|
|Date for Withdrawal of Application||August 25, 2020, to August 31, 2020|
|Release of UPSC CMS Admit Card||3 weeks before commencement of exam|
|CMS Examination Date||October 22, 2020|
|Declaration of Written Exam Result||November 2020 (tentative)|
|Interview Schedule||March 2021 (tentative)|
|Release of Answer Key||March 2021 (tentative)|
|Declaration of Final Result||April 2021 (tentative)|
UPSC CMS Vacancy Details 2020
UPSC is conducting CMS 2020 recruitment for almost 559 vacancies. The UPSC CMS recruitment 2020 is to fill the below-mentioned posts:
|Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways||300|
|Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services||66|
|Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services||182|
|General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council||04|
|General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East, North, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation||07|
UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria
The applicant should meet the UPSC CMS eligibility criteria provided below in order to apply for UPSC CMS recruitment:
- Nationality: The candidate must either be –
(a) a citizen of India
(b) a subject of Nepal
(c) a subject of Bhutan
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India
(e) a person of Indian origin 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 with the intention of permanently settling in India
- Age Limit: The candidate should not be more than 32 years.
- Educational Qualification: The candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final MBBS examination.
(i) A candidate who has appeared or is yet to appear for the MBBS exam can also apply.
(ii) A candidate who is yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for the examination. But on selection, he/ she will only be appointed after they complete the compulsory rotating internship.
- Physical & Medical Standards: Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/ medical standards for CMS 2020.
The upper age limit for general candidates is 32 years. The age relaxation for different categories is mentioned in the table below:
|Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir||5 years|
|Defense Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area||3 years|
How To Apply For UPSC CMS 2020 Recruitment?
Candidates need to apply online for UPSC Recruitment 2020. The applicants can follow the steps mentioned below to apply online:
- -1st Step: Visit the official website: upsconline.nic.in.
- -2nd Step: Click on the link that says ‘ONLINE APPLICATION FOR VARIOUS EXAMINATIONS OF UPSC’.
- -3rd Step: Click on the UPSC CMS application link.
- –4th Step: Click on ‘Part-I Registration’.
UPSC CMS Part I Registration
- Enter the following details:
a. Name as per the matriculation/secondary examination certificate
d. Date of Birth
e. Father’s Name and Mother’s Name
g. Martial Status
h. Photo ID Proof and ID Number
i. Educational Qualification
j. Address, Email ID and Phone Number
- Click on “Save & Continue”.
- Verify the details that you have entered in the UPSC EPFO application form and click on the “I Agree” button.
- Part I Registration will be complete. Your Registration ID will be generated. Note it down. An email will also be sent to the candidate’s email ID.
UPSC CMS Part-II Registration
Part 2 is divided into 3 stages:
- Select the mode of payment and make the payment of UPSC EPFO application fee.
- Upload scanned images of photograph and signature.
- Select your preferred examination center and submit your form.
UPSC CMS Notification: UPSC CMS Application Fee
The application fee for the UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination for General and OBC candidates is ₹ 200. However, Female, SC, ST, and PwD candidates are exempted from the application fee for UPSC Exam.
The candidates can pay the application fee by any of the following means:
- Cash: Deposit to any SBI branch
- Netbanking: Using the net banking facility of State Bank of India
- Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card
- Internet Banking of SBI
Note: Candidates who pay by cash should print the system generated ‘Pay-in slip’ during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the SBI counter the next working day.
UPSC CMS Selection Process
The UPSC CMS Exam is conducted in two stages:
|Part I: Computer Based Examination |
Consists of Two Papers for 250 Marks Each
|Part II: Personality Test||100|
Candidates need to clear Computer Based Examination to become eligible for the Personality Test.
UPSC CMS Exam Pattern 2020 For Computer Based Exam
The exam pattern for UPSC CMS Examination is as follows:
|Type of Questions||Objective type (MCQ)|
|Negative Marks||There will be negative marking for each incorrect answer, 0.33 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer (for MCQ Exam)|
|Duration||2 hours (for Objective Type Test) each|
|Maximum Marks||Part I: 500 marks|
Part II: 100 marks
UPSC CMS Computer Based Exam Syllabus
The Objective Type Test is divided into two parts – Paper 1 & Paper 2. The topics are as follows:
UPSC CMS Paper 1 Syllabus (250 marks, 120 questions)
- General Medicine
UPSC CMS Paper 2 Syllabus ( 250 marks, 120 questions)
- Gynaecology & Obstetrics
- Preventive & Social Medicine
UPSC CMS Exam Centers
The UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam will be conducted in most of the prominent cities of India. Given below is a list of cities in which UPSC CMS Exam 2020 will be conducted:
UPSC CMS 2020: List Of Banned Items
The list of banned items inside UPSC CMS exam hall is as below. Candidates should make sure that they are not carrying any of the following items to the examination center:
- Mobile phone
- Electronic equipment
- Programmable device
- Storage media like pen drive, smartwatch, etc.
- Bluetooth device
UPSC CMS 2020: Important Points
Here are a few important points to note:
- There will be negative marking in Objective Type Paper (MCQ). For every wrong answer, 0.33 marks will be deducted.
- Written Exam for Combined Medical Service for two objective papers will be conducted in Computer Based Mode.
- For any guidance/clarification/ information, candidates can contact the officials either by visiting UPSC Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or calling on the helpline numbers: 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 (on working days between 10:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs)
- If the candidate has submitted multiple applications, then the higher registration ID/latest application will be considered.
FAQs On UPSC CMS Notification
Some of the frequently asked questions on UPSC CMS notification are given below:
A4. The Commission has released the official CMS notification on July 29, 2020.
A1: BDS passed candidates are not eligible to apply for the UPSC CMS exam. The education qualification required to fill the CMS application form is an MBBS degree.
A2. There is no lower age limit for UPSC CMS exam. The upper age limit is 32 years. You can check the age relaxation details on this page.
A4. The application fees for UPSC CMS Recruitment 2020 is Rs 200. Female candidates, reserved category candidates, and PwD candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.
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