The UPSC CMS result for 2020 was announced by the Union Public Service Commission on March 27, 2021. A total of 179 and 343 aspirants are selected for appointment in Category I and Category II posts of Combined Medical Services (CMS) respectively. To know more about the news, click here. Apart from this, a total of 70 reserved category candidates have been chosen for the category II posts.
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The UPSC CMS exam 2021 will be held on August 29, 2021, and the notification will be released on May 5, 2021. Read more about the UPSC CMS 2021 exam dates. On the other hand, the UPSC CMS interview for 2020 was held from January 18 to February 22, 2021, and a total of 1191 aspirants were called for the last round of the selection process.
The aspirants, who have completed or have appeared to the final round of their MBBS exam, can apply for the exam. The exam will be held in two stages across several parts of the selected cities of India. After the final round of selection, the aspirants will join for the following positions:
Category I: Junior Scale Posts in Central Health ServicesCategory II: Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways, Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services, General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council or General Duty Medical Grade II
|Exam Name||Combined Medical Services Examination (CMSE)|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Upper Age Limit||32 years|
|Application Fees||UR - INR 200/-
While Female and Reserved - Exempted
|Exam Mode||Computer-Based (Online)|
|Number of papers||2|
As per the official announcement, the UPSC Combined Medical Services examination notification will be released on May 5, 2021. To know more about the important dates go through the following content:
|UPSC CMS Notification 2021||May 5, 2021|
|UPSC CMS Application Commencement||May 5, 2021|
|UPSC CMS Application End||May 25, 2021|
|UPSC CMS Written Exam (CBT)||August 29, 2021|
|UPSC CMS Written Result||September 2021 (Tentative)|
|UPSC CMS Detailed Application Form(DAF)||October 2021 (Tentative)|
|UPSC CMS Personality Test||December 2021 (Tentative)|
|UPSC CMS 2021 Result||February 2022 (Tentative)|
All Indian candidates (male/female/transgender) who are willing to apply for the exam, should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. The UPSC CMS eligibility criteria are depending upon three factors and these are age limit, nationality, and educational qualification. Go through the following table to get an idea about the UPSC CMS eligibility criteria:
|Age||The maximum age should not be more than 32 years as of August 1, 2021 (the aspirants should not be born before August 2, 1989)|
|Nationality||Citizen of India or Subject of Nepal/Bhutan, or Tibetan refugee and Indian Origin Migrants from select countries.|
|Educational qualification||Should qualify or appear in the final year of the MBBS exam.|
Combined Medical Services Examination is conducted every year for the recruitment of Medical Officers in various government departments. As per the official notification of 2021, the UPSC CMS application form for the exam will be released on May 5, 2021. From the same date, the UPSC CMS registration process will be started and it will be continued till May 25, 2021 (Till 6.00 PM). To fill the UPSC CMS application form, the aspirants have to open the official website- upsc.gov.in.
UPSC CMS 2021 Application Fee:
The UPSC Combined Medical Services Admit Card 2021 will be released online on the official website by UPSC 2 - 3 weeks before the exam date (tentatively). therefore, those candidates who have applied for the Combined Medical Services Exam (CMS 2021), should know how to download the admit card from the official website of UPSC. To download the combined medical services admit card 2021, the aspirants have to open the official website of UPSC. The aspirants have to provide the login id and registration number for downloading the UPSC CMS admit card 2021. On the exam day, the aspirants have to carry the UPSC CMS hall ticket, otherwise, they do not get permission to appear for the exam.
The candidates need to fill their choice for the UPSC CMS exam centre during the registration process 2021. UPSC CMS exam centres are allotted on the first-come and first serve basis.
The candidates need to fill the UPSC CMS application form as soon as possible so that they can get to the UPSC CMS exam centre of their choice. The UPSC CMS exam is a nationwide exam and the exam centres are located across the nation.
The UPSC CMS interviews are conducted in the UPSC officer premises in Dholpur House, New Delhi. The candidates irrespective of their place of residence need to come to New Delhi to appear in the UPSC CMS interview.
In the UPSC CMS paper I exam, the aspirants have to answer the questions on General Medicine and Paediatrics, whereas, in paper II exam, the candidates have to answer the questions on the following topics:
The commission releases the result and cutoff of the combined medical sciences examination. More precisely, the Commission publishes the result of both the computer-based test and personality test.
UPSC CMS Cut-off is calculated by UPSC based on the number of vacancies, several candidates appeared, the difficulty level of the UPSC CMS exam, and more. Knowing the expected UPSC CMS cut-off marks helps create a good preparation strategy. To know about other facts of cutoff marks, the previous years’ cutoff marks, check UPSC CMS 2021 Results and Cutoff Marks - Expected & Previous Years Cutoff
The details of the selection process have been declared in the official notification by UPSC. Candidates under UPSC CMS selection process is done based on their performance on 3 stages:
Candidates have to clear a written test and on qualifying this stage, they appear in an interview. Final selections are made based on total marks scored in all stages. It is really necessary to prepare well for both stages to crack it.
To crack a tough entrance exam like the UPSC CMS, sincere dedication is not enough as the candidates have to balance between hard work and smart work to achieve their desired result. Here we are providing some of the best ways to approach UPSC CMS 2021:
To know more about the preparation strategies and tips for the written exam and personality test, check UPSC CMS 2021 Preparation Tips
Combined Medical Services (CMS) examination is commenced for recruiting Medical Officers and Junior Scale posts in Indian governmental departments. The UPSC CMS starting salary is INR 56100. However, the salary will differ for different posts of the UPSC Combined Medical Services. Once the selection process is completed, the employees will be on probation for next two years.
Apart from the salary, the candidates will be eligible to receive the perks and benefits. The employees will receive granted pensions, gratuity from time to time. Based on the experience, the aspirants will be promoted to the higher grades. For more details about the UPSC CMS vacancy and salary, check here.
Ques. What is the upper age limit for applying for Junior High Scale Post in Central Health Services?
Ans. The upper age limit for applying for Junior High Scale Post in Central Health Services is 35 years.
Ques. What is the basic educational qualification for UPSC CMS?
Ans. The basic educational qualification for UPSC CMS is an MBBS degree.
Ques. I am an SC category candidate, how many attempts do I get for UPSC CMS?
Ans. An SC category candidate can apply an unlimited number of times until the age of 37 years.
Ques. Where are the UPSC CMS interviews conducted?
Ans. The Personal Interviews for UPSC CMS are conducted at Dholpur House, New Delhi.
Ques. When is the UPSC CMS 2021 written exam?
Ans. The UPSC CMS 2021 written exam is on August 29th, 2021.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.