Union Public Service Commission has released a notification for Combined Medical Service Exam 2021 (CMS 2021) on 07 July 2021 on its official website upsc.gov.in. Those candidates who are eligible for this post may apply online and register for the UPSC CMS exam. This article discusses all the details related to the UPSC CMS Notification 2021.
UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021 Notification: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is inviting the online application from the eligible candidates and the application process for Combined Medical Service Exam 2021 (CMS 2021) has started on its website upsc.gov.in. Although, the last date for registering for UPSC CMS Registration 2021 is 27 July 2021 before 6 pm on upsconline.nic.in. Moreover, the online Applications can be withdrawn from 03 August to 09 August 2021.
The aspirants can also check more details on UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021 like the educational qualification, age limit, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, application process etc below. Read till the end.
UPSC CMS Important Dates
The important dates for the UPSC CMS are tabulated below. The candidates can also download the UPSC CMS exam calendar from here.
|UPSC CMS Notification 2021 Date||07 July 2021|
|UPSC CMS Application Starting Date||07 July 2021|
|UPSC CMS Registration Last Date||27 July 2021|
|UPSC CMS Exam Date 2021||21 November 2021|
|UPSC CMS Admit Card Date 2021||Expected in October 2021|
The UPSC CMS 2021 Exam is going to be conducted on 21 November 2021 (Sunday) through online mode.
UPSC CMS Vacancies 2021
This year the Union Public Service Commission notified a total of 838 vacancies for Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service and also for Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer and GDMO. Hence, the various vacancies in both Category-I and Category-II are mentioned below.
Jr Scale Posts in Central Health Service – 349
Asst Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways – 300
Asst Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services – 5
Gen Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council and Gen Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation – 184
UPSC CMS 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates applying for the post of UPSC CMS must, however, be eligible according to the criteria put forth by the UPSC. The eligibility criteria in the educational qualification, age limit and physical conditions are stated below.
The candidate should clear the written and practical parts of the final MBBS Exam. Additionally, a candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear in the final M.B.B.S exam may also apply.
The candidate should be below 32 years of age as of 01/08/2021.
The candidates must be physically and medically fit in accordance with the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2020 as per regulations contained in Appendix III to the Rules of the Examination.
Selection Process for UPSC CMS 2021
The selection process involves a two-step procedure where the candidates have to attend a Computer Based Exam of 500 marks and an interview that carries 100 marks.
UPSC CMS Exam Pattern
The exam is conducted only in English medium. Generally, there will be two parts of the objective questions. For every wrong answer, ⅓ mark is reduced.
|Paper||No. of Questions||Marks||Time|
|Paper 1 – General Medicine and Paediatrics||120 (96 questions from General Medicine and 24 questions from Paediatrics)||250||2 hours|
|Paper 2- (i) Surgery, (ii) Gynaecology & Obstetrics and (iii) Preventive & Social Medicine||120 (40 questions from each part)||250||2 hours|
UPSC CMS Syllabus
Syllabus of Paper-I
(a) General Medicine including the following:
(ii) Respiratory diseases
(viii) Metabolic disorders
(ix) Infections/Communicable Diseases
- a) Virus
- b) Rickets
- c) Bacterial
- d) Spirochetal
- e) Protozoan
- f) Metazoan
- g) Fungus
(xi) Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
(xii) Musculoskeletal System
(xv) Emergency Medicine
(xvi) Common Poisoning
(xviii) Tropical Medicine
(xix) Critical Care Medicine
(xx) Emphasis on medical procedures
(xxi) Pathophysiological basis of diseases
(xxii) Vaccines for preventable diseases and Non-vaccines preventable diseases
(xxiii)Diseases caused due to Vitamin deficiency
(xxiv) psychiatry including Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizophrenia.
(b) Paediatrics including the following –
(i) Common childhood emergencies,
(ii) Basic newborn care,
(iii) Normal developmental milestones,
(iv) Accidents and poisonings in children,
(v) Birth defects and counselling including autism,
(vi) Immunization in children,
(vii) Recognizing children with special needs and its management
(viii) National programmes related to child health.
Syllabus of Paper-II
(Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)
(I) General Surgery
- i) Wounds
- ii) Infections
- iv) Lymphatic
- v) Blood vessels
- vi) Cysts/sinuses
vii) Head and neck
- ix) Alimentary tract
- a) Oesophagus
- b) Stomach
- c) Intestines
- d) Anus
- e) Developmental
- x) Liver, Bile, Pancreas
- xi) Spleen
xiii) Abdominal wall
xiv) Abdominal injuries
(II) Urological Surgery
(III) Neuro Surgery
(IV) Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
(V) Thoracic surgery
(VI) Orthopedic surgery
(X) Diagnosis and its management of common surgical ailments
(XI) Pre-operative and post-operative care of the surgical patients
(XII) Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
(XIII) Wound healing
(XIV) Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
(XV) Shock pathophysiology and management.
(b) GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS
- i) Ante-natal conditions
- ii) Intra-natal conditions
iii) Post-natal conditions
- iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labours
- i) Questions on applied anatomy
- ii) Questions on appld physiology of menstruation and fertilization
iii) Questions on the genital tract infections
- iv) Questions on the genital tract neoplasms
- v) Questions on the uterus displacement
- vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
vii) High-risk pregnancy and management
- ix) Intra Uterine growth retardation
- x) Medicolegal examination in OBG and Gynae including Rape.
(III) FAMILY PLANNING
- i) Conventional contraceptives
- ii) U.D. and oral pills
iii) Operative procedures, sterilization and organization of programs in the urban and rural surroundings
- iv) Medical Termination of Pregnancy
(c) PREVENTIVE SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE
- Social and Community Medicine
- Concept of Health, Diseases and Preventive Medicines
III Health Administration and Planning
IV General Epidemiology
V Demography and Health Statistics
VI Communicable Diseases
VII Environmental Health
VIII Nutrition and Health
IX Non-communicable diseases
X Occupational Health
XI Genetics and Health
XII International Health
XIII Medical Sociology and Health Education
XIV Maternal and Child Health
XV National Programmes
XVI Management of common health problems
XVII Ability to monitor national health programmes
XVIII Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
XIX. Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health
problems that involve malnutrition and emergencies
How to Apply for UPSC CMS?
The candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps for applying.
- All Interested applicants can Apply Online from 07/07/2021 to 27/07/2021.
- The candidates can go through the Notification PDF for More Details about UPSC CMS Recruitment.
- Candidates can Fill in their Basic Details and Upload their Photos, Signatures, ID Proof and Other Documents.
- Then, check the preview of your full details before submitting the Application Form.
- Pay the required Application Fee to complete the application process.
- Take a printout of the final form for further reference.
UPSC CMS Admit Card 2021
The admit card is expected to be released in the first week of August 2021 on the official UPSC web portal.
UPSC CMS Interview 2021
The Interview for Personality Test is intended to serve as an addition to the computer-based examination for testing the General Knowledge and potential of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and also in the nature of a personality test to assess the candidate’s intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, the balance of judgement, the alertness of mind, the ability for social cohesion, the integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.
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