The Combined Medical Services Exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission every year. It qualifies and selects eligible candidates for recruitment into different healthcare officer posts of government departments of India.
|Exam Name||Combined Medical Services Examination (CMSE)|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Upper Age Limit||32 years|
|Application Fees||UR - INR 200/- Female and Reserved - Exempted|
|Exam Mode||Computer-Based (Online)|
|Number of papers||2|
All Indian candidates (male/female/transgender) who are willing to apply for the exam, should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Here are the major conditions mentioned below:
Note: 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.
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Combined Medical Services Examination is conducted every year for the recruitment of Medical Officers in various government departments. Knowing the application process is important. Here are the steps:
UPSC CMS 2020 Application Fee:
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The UPSC Combined Medical Services Admit Card 2020 will be released online on the official website by UPSC 2 - 3 weeks before the exam date. therefore, those candidates who have applied for the Combined Medical Services Exam (CMS 2020), should know how to download the admit card from the official website of UPSC. here are the steps to download the admit card:
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The UPSC CMS exam centres are allotted the title of UPSC CMS application processing. The candidates need to fill their choice for the exam centre. 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 they can get 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.
|Panaji (Goa)||Nagpur||Port Blair|
|Patna||Raipur||Prayagraj (erstwhile Allahabad)|
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.
|Written Test||No of Questions||Marks|
To know the section-wise exam pattern, check UPSC CMS 2020 Paper-wise Exam Pattern and Syllabus
Check UPSC CMS 2020 Syllabus and Best Books to get the detailed syllabus and best books on each topic.
UPSC CMS Cut off 2020 is calculated by UPSC based on the number of vacancies, several candidates appeared, the difficulty level of UPSC CMS 2020 exam and more. Knowing the expected UPSC CMS cut off marks helps create a good preparation strategy. Here are the expected cutoff marks of written test of UPSC CMS 2020:
|Category||Cut off Marks (Out of 500)||Final Cut off Marks (Out of 600)|
|General||260- 270||340- 350|
|OBC||225- 235||310- 320|
|SC||240- 250||325- 335|
|ST||225- 235||290- 300|
|PH-1||100- 110||200- 210|
To know about other facts of cutoff marks, the previous years’ cutoff marks, check UPSC CMS 2020 Results and Cutoff Marks - Expected Cutoff & Previous Years Cutoff
The details of the selection process have been declared in the official notification by UPSC. Candidates under UPSC CMS recruitment will be selected based on their performance on 2 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 both the stages. It is really necessary to prepare well for both the 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 2020:
To know more about the preparation strategies and tips for the written exam and personality test, check UPSC CMS 2020 Preparation Tips and Strategies
The official notification which was released for the recruitment of CMS officers discloses the total of 965 vacancies that include PwBD categories. Here is a list of the vacancies as per the categories:
To know about further about the salary structure, posts and job profile of CMS officers, please check the following link - UPSC CMS 2020 Vacancies, Salary, Posts and Responsibilities
Ques. What is a UPSC medical officer?
Ans. UPSC conducts the Combined Medical Services Examination (CMSE) every year to recruit medical graduates into a variety of Central Government Organizations and Services.
Ques. Can a final year candidate of M.B.B.S.apply for UPSC CMS 2020 exam?
Ans. Yes, A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply.
Ques. What are the contact details of UPSC?
Ans. The contact details of UPSC is mentioned below:
Ques. What is the last date of the UPSC CMS 2020 application process?
Ans. The UPSC CMS 2020 application deadline is on August 18, 2020.
Ques. Was the UPSC CMS 2020 Exam notification postponed?
Ans. Yes, the UPSC CMS 2020 exam notification was postponed once. UPSC CMS 2020 notification was issued on July 29. The UPSC CMS exam 2020 will be conducted on October 22.
Ques. What is the revised exam date of the UPSC CMS 2020 Exam?
Ans. The UPSC CMS 2020 exam was postponed because of a coronavirus pandemic. As per the new UPSC exam calendar, the new exam dates for the UPSC CMS exam 2020 is October 22.
Ques. How many attempts are there in the UPSC CMS 2020 Exam?
Ans. There is no attempt restriction for the candidates provided the upper age limit has not been exceeded.
Ques. What is the salary of a CMS officer in India?
Ans. The gross salary that a CMS officer can expect is INR Rs. 56,100 - 1,77,500/-The salary of CMS officers are variable as per the posts and experience.
Ques. How can I join the Army after MBBS in India?
Ans. To become an officer in the Army Medical Corps (AMC), a candidate is liable to be employed in the Indian Army, Navy or Air Force in any part of the country. You can join the Armed Forces as a Doctor – MBBS, BDS, MDS or other PG Specialisation.
Ques. What is the full form of CMS?
Ans. CMS exam is the short name for the Combined Medical Services Exam.
Ques. What is the mode of the UPSC CMS written exam?
Ans. The first stage of CMS 2020 is the written test. This test will be the Computer-based test (CBT).
Ques. Is UPSC CMS conducted every year?
Ans. Yes, UPSC conducts CMS exam every year though the vacancies are variable as per the requirement of the departments.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.