UPSC CMS interview scheduled for 2020 was released on 18 December by the UPSC. The interview was conducted on 18 January 2021 at the New Delhi Office of the UPSC. From the last round of the selection process of the UPSC CMS 2020, a total of 1191 students had got the invitation for the interview process. The UPSC activated the Detailed Application Form (DAF) online filling facility on 24 November 2020 for the CMS exam. The last date of filling DAF was 4 December 2020. CMS 2020 result was announced on 12 November 2020.
As per the UPSC 2021 exam calendar, the UPSC CMS 2021 application process will be from May 5-25, 2021 and the prelims exam will be on Augist 29, 2021.
|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:
Check UPSC CMS 2020 Application Process and Guidelines to know more.
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. 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. here are the steps to download the admit card:
Know more about UPSC CMS 2020 Admit Card
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 is calculated by UPSC based on the number of vacancies, several candidates appeared, the difficulty level of UPSC CMS 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 vacancy details for each year is released along with the notification hence for UPSC CMS 2021, vacancy details has not been released yet. The official notification which was released for the recruitment of CMS officers in 2020 discloses the total of 965 vacancies that include PwBD categories. Here is a list of the vacancies as per the categories:
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.