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    When should a medical student apply for CMS exam? What will be the syllabus for it?

    When should a medical student apply for CMS exam? What will be the syllabus for it?
    thankk u

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    homikohli Array
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    Re: When should a medical student apply for CMS exam? What will be the syllabus for it?

    Combine Medical Services examination is conducted by UPSC and only MBBS pass students can apply for this examination. You can fill this form till 32 years of age limit. You can apply for this exam at www.upsconline.nic.in. You have to pay 100 Rs. only as the exam fees through Bank Challan.

    The notification for this exam is released at the month of April. As like 23 April is the last date for applying in this examination. The date should be extended. The exam will be held on the month of June. The scheme of examination is written test, personality test, interview. The written examination is of 500 marks.

    In the written examination you have to face 30 questions from General Ability, 70 questions from General Medicine, 20 questions from Pediatrics. If you want to see the full syllabus click here

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    dvea29 Array
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    Re: When should a medical student apply for CMS exam? What will be the syllabus for it?

    Dear friend,

    The combined medical services exam which is conducted by the UPSC has been held in the month of june this year.

    so you can write this exam next year.

    generally upsc gives out the notification and after that the forms will be made available on the commissions website


    you have to compulsorily fill the form online and no other mode of form submission will be entertained by the commission.

    to know the examination timetable do the following steps:
    1)go to www.upsc.gov.in

    2)click on the tab "examinations"

    3)you will have detailed timetable where you can find the exam dates,last date for filling etc.


    paper-I(250 marks)
    paper-II(250 marks)


    Upsc conducts the exam as per the rules published by the ministry of health and family welfare.

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    kapilsm Array
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    Re: When should a medical student apply for CMS exam? What will be the syllabus for it?

    Only M.B.,B.S degree holders are allowed to appear in the CMS exam conducted by the UPSC.


    1) Candidate must bear the Indian Nationality.

    2) Candidate must be Graduate from the recognized university.

    3) Age must be between 21-32 years.

    Syllabus for the exam is:


    (a) General Ability
    (b) General Medicine(General Medicine including Cardiology,
    Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry)
    (c) Pediatrics

    Paper II

    (a) Surgery
    (b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics
    (c) Preventive & Social Medicine

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    kvnmit Array
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    Re: When should a medical student apply for CMS exam? What will be the syllabus for it?

    1) For admission to the examination a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination.
    2) A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to the
    examination if otherwise eligible but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they do not produce proof of having
    passed the written and practical part of the final M.B.B.S. Examination along with the detailed application which will be required to be submitted to the
    Commission by the candidates who qualify on the result of the written part of the examination.
    3) A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he/she will be appointed only after he/she has completed the compulsory rotating internship.
    the notification usually comes in march and exam is on june
    you have to apply online via upsconline.nic.in

    2 papers.
    paper 1:
    general ability - 30 questions
    general medicine - 70 questions
    pediatrics- 20 questions
    paper 2:
    surgey including ENT,opthalmology,Traumatology etc
    for more topic wise syllabus refer this attachment
    Attached Files

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    romibal Array
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    Re: When should a medical student apply for CMS exam? What will be the syllabus for it?

    UPSC (Union Public Service commission) conducts Combined Medical Service Examination (CMSE) for the rank of medical officer in various Government Departments like Railways, Central Health Services, Municipal Corporation of Delhi etc.

    Important Dates(Tentative):

    Release of Notification: September 1st week
    Last Date of submission of Application forms: October 1st week
    Date of Combined Medical Service Examination: January 3rd week


    Written test


    • General Ability

    1. Indian Society, Heritage & Culture, Polity, Economy, Human Development Indices and the Development Programmes;
    2. Natural Resources, their distribution, exploitation, conservation and related issues;
    3. Basic concepts of Ecology and Environment and their impact on health and economy;
    4. Impact of changing demographic trends on health, environment and society;
    5. Indian Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Transportation and Service Sectors;
    6. Natural and man made disasters and their management;
    7. Food adulteration, Food processing, food distribution, food storage and their relevance to public health;
    8. Recent trends in Science and Technology.

    • General Medicine

    1. Cardiology
    2. Respiratory diseases
    3. Gastro-intestinal
    4. Genito-Urinary
    5. Neurology
    6. Hematology
    7. Endocrinology
    8. Metabolic disorders
    9. Infections / Communicable Diseases
    10. Nutrition / Growth
    11. Diseases of the skin ( Dermatology )
    12. Musculoskelatal System
    13. Psychiatry
    14. General

    • Surgery
      1. General Surgery
      2. Urological Surgery
      3. Neuro Surgery
      4. Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
      5. Thoracic surgery
      6. Orthopedic surgery
      7. Ophthalmology
      8. Anesthesiology
      9. Traumatology

    • Gynecology & Obstetrics

    1. Obstetrics
      1. Ante-natal conditions
      2. Intra-natal conditions
      3. Post-natal conditions
      4. Management of normal labours or complicated labour
    2. Gynecology
      1. Questions on applied anatomy
      2. Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
      3. Questions on infections in genital tract
      4. Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
      5. Questions on displacement of the uterus
    3. Family Planning
      1. Conventional contraceptives
      2. U.D. and oral pills
      3. Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings
      4. Medical Termination of Pregnancy

    • Preventive Social and Community Medicine Social and Community Medicine

    1. Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
    2. Health Administration and Planning
    3. General Epidemiology
    4. Demography and Health Statistics
    5. Communicable Diseases
    6. Environmental Health
    7. Nutrition and Health
    8. Non-communicable diseases
    9. Occupational Health
    10. Genetics and Health
    11. International Health
    12. Medical Sociology and Health Education
    13. Maternal and Child Health
    14. National Programs

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