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Combined Medical Services Examination

Tell me Something about Combined Medical Services

The Combined Medical Services are the Services that recruitment Medical Officer to be appointed in various organizations under the Government of India.

Tell me Something about Combined Medical Services Examination

The Combined Medical Services Examinations are conducted by the UPSC where only about 100 candidates selected out of more than 1, 00,000 that appear ever year.

What are the Categories for which recruitment is made through the Examination?

The recruitment is for Assistant Divisional Medical Officers in the Railways Junior Scale Posts in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services Medical Officers in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi General Duty Medical Officers in NDMC

Why people consider joining Combined Medical Services?

The Combined Medical Services is considered better based on the certain reasons. Among them some are as follows 1. It cater to the needs for pursuing one?s career in Medical field 2. The scope and breadth of decision making in the service 3. Facilities that go with the service as perks 4. Chances for interacting with other departments than the parent dept 5. Stability of career

How the services are allocated to the candidate?

The services are allocated based on the final Rank the candidate had secured, Preferences of services executed by the candidate, Category of the candidate and Vacancy of the Post.

What are the Minimum Educational Qualifications required for appearing in the exam?

A pass in the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination. Candidates appearing at the final MBBS Examination are also eligible to apply. Candidates qualifying on the result of the written part of the examination will be required to submit proof of passing the written and practical parts of final MBBS Examination alongwith their detailed application form to be filled up at that stage. A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he will be appointed only after he has completed the compulsory rotating internship.

What is the prescribed age limit for the examination?

Below 32 years on 1st January of the year of Examination. If you belong to, 1. General Category, the upper age limit is 32 years 2. Other Backward Classes, it is 35 years 3. SC/ST category, upper age limit is 37

What is the Plan of the Examination?

The Examination consists of the following 2 papers (Objective type) and Personality Test Paper I consists of General Medicine (including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry) and Surgery (including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics) Papers II consists of Paediatrics, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Preventive, Social and Community Medicine

What are the maximum marks for the Examination?

The Examination is conducted for a total of 400 marks. Each of the 2 paper have the maximum marks of 200. Personality Test with 200 marks will be included in the Final result.

How can I apply for the Combined Medical Services Exam?

After publication of the notification of the Combined Medical Services Examination by UPSC in August Candidates have to apply online using the website http://www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website.