UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination (CMSE) Revised Exam Pattern

The UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam Pattern or the plan of examination comprises two parts viz. as shown below and read through to know the detailed CMS Exam Pattern.

The CMS Exam Part I is a Computer Based Examination for 500 Marks, which has two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) and each paper is for 250 marks for a duration of 2 hours). There is a negative mark of 0.33 for each incorrect answer given to a question. The CMS Exam Part II is the interview for personality test which carries 100 marks.

The total maximum marks combining both parts i.e. Part I and Part II is 600 Marks.

PART-I: COMPUTER BASED EXAMINATION – (500 MARKS)

The candidates should take the Computer based examination which has two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours’ duration.

CMS Exam Part I: Computer Based Examination

The components of two Papers and the weightage to different components in the two papers are given below:

CBE PAPER 1 MAXIMUM (CODE NO. 1)


SL.NO.

PAPER 1 COMPONENTS

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

MAXIMUM MARKS

DURATION

2.

General Medicine

96

250

2 Hours

3.

Paediatrics

24

TOTAL

120 Questions

PAPER I of CBE: Maximum of 250 marks. Total number of questions in Paper I = 120 (96 General Medicine and 24 Paediatrics)

CBE PAPER 2 MAXIMUM (CODE NO. 2)

SL.NO.

PAPER 2 COMPONENTS

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

MAXIMUM MARKS

DURATION

1.

Surgery

40

250

2 Hours

2.

Gynaecology & Obstetrics

40

3.

Preventive & Social Medicine

40

TOTAL

120 Questions

   

PAPER II of CBE: Maximum of 250 marks. Total number of questions in Paper II = 120 (40 Surgery, 40 Gynaecology & Obstetrics and 40 Preventive & Social Medicine)

  • Both the papers i.e. Paper 1 and Paper 2 of the Computer Based Examination will be a completely objective type or multiple choice questions (MCQs). The test booklets or question papers will be set in English only.
  • Candidates are not allowed to take the aid of the Scribe in any circumstances and they must attempt the papers themselves.
  • The Commission has the rights to fix the qualifying marks in any or both the papers of the examination.
  • Penalty for wrong answers
    There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for each wrong answer marked by the candidates in both the papers i.e. paper 1 and paper 2 – the type questions papers of the Computer Based Examination.

    • There will be 4 options as answers to every question.
    • For each incorrect answer marked by the candidates to a particular question in the Computer Based Examination, 1/3rd or 0.33 of the marks assigned to that specific question will be deducted as a penalty or will be awarded as negative marking.
    • If a candidate marks more than one answer, then the answer to that particular question will be treated as the wrong answer even if one of the answers selected happens to be correct and 0.33 marks will be awarded as negative marking or deducted as penalty.
    • If a candidate leaves a question blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, then there will be no penalty for such question.
  • Calculators are allowed for answering objective type papers, therefore candidates should not carry such things inside the Examination Hall.
  • Additional time of 20 minutes per hour shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotors disability and cerebral palsy with a minimum of 40% impairment where dominant (Writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of the function.

CMS Exam Part II: Personality Test : (100 MARKS)

Candidates who qualify in the Computer Based Examination with the requisite cutoff mark as fixed by the Commission will be called for the interview for personality test which will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

The Interview/Personality Test will carry 100 marks.

The interview for Personality Test is an add-on to the Computer Based Examination as it is intended to test the General Knowledge and aptitude of the candidates in the specialized area of their academic study along with assessing the candidate’s intellectual curiosity, critical powers of incorporation, balance of judgment and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and competency for leadership.

Successful candidates will be recommended for appointment based the order of merit assigned to them by the Commission and preferences selected by them for various posts.

Disclosure of Scores of Non-Recommended Candidates

Candidates who are not recommended for the appointment and as well as to increase the job opportunities, the Commission will disclose the scores obtained by these candidates in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test for the Combined Medical Service Examination. The public and private recruitment agencies

The disclosed scores of the non-recommended candidates is made available in the public portal which could be accessed by other public and private recruiters to appoint such suitable candidates.

At the time of Interview for Personality Test, while receiving the e-summon letter on their email candidates should choose to opt or opt out of the scheme and candidates who choose to opt out of the schemes their scores will be not be disclosed by the Commission.

NOTE: The Commission cannot be held responsible for the method and way in which the information of the non-recommended candidates is used by the private or public recruiting agencies.

UPSC Combined Medical Services (CMS) Revised Exam Pattern

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Friday evening 27th April 2017 released the final result of Civil Services IAS Exam 2017 on its official website.
Anudeep Durishetty who hails from Hyderabad candidate topped the UPSC Final Result list.

Today, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the final results of civil services IAS 2017 exam on their official website www.upsc.gov.in. The UPSC Main Exam for Civil Services was conducted from October 28 2017 and the UPSC 2013 IAS Mains result was declared on January 11 2018 following which the personality test/interview was conducted.

Candidates who had appeared for the UPSC 2017 IAS Interview for Personality Test can check their results on the UPSC Official Website at www.upsc.gov.in.

Based on the results of the mains written examination and the interview for Personality Test, as many as, 990 names were recommended for appointment to Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and Central Services, and other Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B Services. The UPSC 2017-18 Exam was conducted to fill in a total of 980 vacancies in which 54 posts were reserved for the candidates who belong to reserved category.
The UPSC 2017 Civil Services IAS Prelims Exam was conducted on 18th June 2017.

The UPSC Civil Services IAS Prelims Exam of this is scheduled to be held on June 3rd 2018.

The list of UPSC Toppers 2017 will be updated stay tuned with https://www.himalaiiasclasses.com/

UPSC 2018 Civil Services IAS Mains Exam Date is Changed

The Union Public Service Commission releases the tentative calendar or exam dates for various examination will be released 5-6 months’ prior the examinations and the UPSC 2018 Tentative calendar for various examinations conducted was released on the 1st of February 2018.

NOTE: Earlier the date of the UPSC Civil Services Mains 2018 Examination was scheduled to be held on 1st of October 2018 but now the IAS mains exam date is changed and is to be held on 28th September 2018.

Below given is the list of examinations conducted by the UPSC as mentioned in the UPSC 2018 Tentative Calendar for the various examination conducted by the UPSC viz.

  1. Engineering Services Examination (ESE)
  2. Combined Defence Services (CDS) Examination
  3. Central Industrial Security Force Assistant Commandant Executive Limited Departmental Competitive Examination (CISF AC(EXE) LDCE)
  4. National Defence Academy and Naval Academy (N.D.A. & N.A.) Examination
  5. Civil Services Examination
  6. Indian Forest Service Examination
  7. Indian Economic Services/ Indian Statistical Services (IES/ISS) Examination
  8. Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination
  9. Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination
  10. Central Armed Police Forces Assistant Commandants (CAPF ACs) Examination etc.
  11. S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE
  12. Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination

UPSC 2018 TENTATIVE CALENDAR/EXAM DATES OF VARIOUS EXAMINATION

Sl. No. Name of Examination Date of Notification/Start Date of online Application Last Date to fill Applications Date of Commencement of Exam Duration of Exam
1 Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 27.09.2017 23.10.2017 07.01.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
2 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     21.01.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
3 C.D.S. Examination (I), 2018 08.11.2017 04.12.2017 04.02.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
4 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     25.02.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
5 CISF AC(EXE) LDCE-2018 06.12.2017 29.12.2017 04.03.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
6 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     11.03.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
7 * N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (I), 2018 15.01.2018 05.02.2018 22.04.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
8 Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 07.02..2018 06.03.2018 03.06.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
9 Indian Forest Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 through CS(P) Examination 2018
10 I.E.S./I.S.S. Examination, 2018 21.03.2018 16.04.2018 29.6.2018
(FRIDAY)
3 DAYS
11 Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2018 21.03.2018 16.04.2018 29.6.2018
(FRIDAY)
3 DAYS
12 Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2018     01.07.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
13 Combined Medical Services Examination, 2018 11.04.2018 07.05.2018 22.07.2018 (SUNDAY)  

 

1 DAY

14 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     29.07.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
15 Central Armed Police Forces (ACs) Examination, 2018 25.04.2018 21.05.2018 12.08.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
16 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     19.08.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
17 N.D.A. & N.A. Examination (II), 2018 06.06.2018 02.07.2018 09.09.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
18 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     23.09.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
19 ** Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018     28.09.2018 (FRIDAY) 5 DAYS
S20 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     28.10.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
21 C.D.S. Examination (II), 2018 08.08.2018 03.09.2018 18.11.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
22 Reserved for UPSC RT/ Examination     25.11.2018 (SUNDAY) 1 DAY
23 Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018     02.12.2018 (SUNDAY) 10 DAY
24 S.O./Steno (GD-B/GD-I) LDCE 12.09.2018 05.10.2018 15.12.2018 (SATURDAY) 2 DAYS

 

* Date of Notification of NDA & NA Examination (I), 2018 changed from 10.01.2018 to 15.01.2018.
** Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2018 will commence on 28.09.2018 in place of 01.10.2018.

The Commission has the right to change the dates of notification, exam date, and the duration of the examinations or RTs at their discretion if the circumstances warrant.