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UPSC CMS 2022: Notification, Exam Dates (Out), Eligibility, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus and Cut Off

UPSC CMS 2022: The Union Public Service Commission has released its Recruitment calendar for the year 2022 which consists of dates of all the exams conducted by it.

Candidates can check the calendar here.

Candidates can apply from the official website.

UPSC CMS exam is known as the Union Public Service Commission Combined Medical Services exam is held at National-level. The UPSC conducts this exam. UPSC CMS exam is conducted to recruit MBBS candidates in either of 5 categories of medical posts under the Central Government. Candidates who qualify this exam will be recruited for one of the most prestigious posts of medical services such as Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Railways, Junior scale Posts in Central Health Services, Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services, General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council, General duty Medical Grade II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation.

The UPSC CMS exam will be taken online as a Computer Based Test. Applicants have to apply for this exam before the last date. For more details regarding the application form filling procedure, candidates can check the official notification and information brochure. Here we have also provided all the detailed informations regarding Notification, Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, and many more.


UPSC CMS 2022 Overview

Name of ExaminationUnion Public Service Commission Combined Medical Services Examination 2022
AcronymUPSC CMS Exam 2022
Conducting AuthorityUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam-LevelNational
FrequencyOnce a year
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Application FeesUnreserved- INR 200/-
Female and Reserved – Exempted
Number of papers2
Qualification RequiredMBBS
Maximum Age 32 years
Selection ProcedureComputer-Based Exam & Interview
Official Websiteupsconline.nic.in

UPSC CMS 2022 Important Dates

Interested candidates can check out the dates related to Notification, the Application Process, Exam, Result, etc. by visiting the official website. Or you can follow our page to get the latest updates about the dates and other informations.

Important EventsDates
Notification Releasing Date06 April 2022
Application Process starts from06 April 2022
Last Date to Apply26 April 2022
Application withdrawal dateTo be notified
Last Date to Withdrawal the ApplicationTo be notified
Exam Date (Written)17 July 2022
Declaration of ResultTo be notified
Detailed Application Form DateTo be notified
Personality Test/ Interview DateTo be notified
Final Result DateTo be notified

UPSC CMS 2022 Vacancy Detail

The name of posts and the exact no. of vacancies can be identified only after the release of official notification. The notification will contain all the details regarding the upcoming recruitment of UPSC CMS 2022.

Post NameNo. of Vacancy
Category-I
Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service—–
Category-II
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council—–
Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service—–
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways—–
General Duty Medical Officer Gr-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation—–

UPSC CMS 2022 Application Process

The application form of UPSC CMS 2022 will be accessible once the commission releases the official notification to fill the online application form. The detailed procedure of filling online application form is discussed below.

Part 1: Registration

  •  Visit the UPSC’s official website.
  • Now on the home page search for the link of the registration of UPSC CMS 2022.
  • After clicking on the link you have to register yourself by filling in the personal details such as Name, Mobile no., Email id, etc. as required.
  • After filling in the details, submit the application form, just after submitting, a new page will be appearing there asking for age relaxation. If you want to claim for age relaxation then click Yes otherwise No.
  • Now preview the application form and validate the details wherever needed and then click on the Submit button.

Part 2: Registration

  • After completion of Part-1 registration, you will be redirected to Part-2 registration.
  • Here you have to select the preferred exam center.
  • After filling in the exam center details, make payment to complete the registration process.
  • Now upload the supporting documents.
  • In the last, click on Agreeing to the declaration and then submit the form completely.

UPSC CMS Application Fee

The application fee of the candidates depends on their category and gender. It should be noted that without paying the application fee, the application form will remain incomplete and will not be accepted by the commission.

  1. The candidates belonging to the unreserved category must have to pay Rs. 200/-.
  2. There will be no application charges for Female/SC/ST/PwDB candidates.

UPSC CMS 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are instructed to check all the eligibility criteria before filling the application form otherwise their candidature will be exempted at any stage of selection. Here we are providing some basic eligibility criteria as mentioned below:

Educational Qualification

  • The eligible candidates must have MBBS degree from any recognized university. The final year students will also be eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who are going to apply must have to satisfy all the Physical/Medical Standards required for the exam as per the rules and regulations mentioned in Appendix III.

Age Limit

  • The maximum age of the candidates should not exceed 32 years from August 1, 2022.
  • The relaxation in age will be entertained for reserved category candidates as per the norms of UPSC.
CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC3 Years
SC/ST5 Years
Candidates of Jammu & Kashmir who had been domiciled during the period of 1st January 1980 to 31st December5 Years

Nationality

  1. The candidates should be a citizen/subject of India/ Nepal/ Bhutan or Tibetan refugee who had migrated to India before January 1, 1962.OR, 
  2. Candidates of Indian origin who have come to the country (from Pakistan/ Sri Lanka /Burma/Vietnam /East African Countries such as Uganda, Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, Zaire) for permanently settling.

Note: All the candidates (excepting citizens of India) will have to issue a certificate of eligibility certified by the Indian Government.


UPSC CMS 2022 Exam Pattern

UPSC CMS 2022 exam will be completed in two stages :

  1. Stage 1: Computer Based Test
  2. Stage 2: Personality Test/ Interview

Stage 1

Stage 1 of this exam consists of 2 papers both the papers will be in online mode. The overview of stage 1 of the examination is discussed below:

  • Mode of Examination: Online (CBT)
  • Types of Questions: Objective type
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Language: English.
  • Max. Marks: 250 marks (for each paper).
  • Marking Scheme:  Negative marking will be there of 1/3rd marks.

Paper-I

Paper NO. of QuestionTotal Marks
General Medicine96 questions250
Pediatrics24 question
Total 120250

Paper-II

PaperNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks 
Surgery40 questions
Gynaecology & Obstetrics40 questions
Preventive & Social Medicine40 questions
Total120250

Stage 2: Personality Test/ Interview

The second stage is all about the personality test consisting of total of 100 marks. In this test, the leadership skills, the integrity of character, intellectual curiosity, the balance of judgment, awareness of mind, humanity, academic knowledge, interest in the profession, etc will be tested.


UPSC CMS 2022 Exam Syllabus

Before starting the preparation, candidates have to download the exam syllabus to get familiar with the subjects and topics of the paper. The syllabus is available on the official website of UPSC. Here we have provided the detail of the syllabus in brief.

Paper-I Syllabus

  1. General medicine
  2. Pediatrics

Paper-II Syllabus

  1. General surgery
  2. Gynecology and obstetrics
  3. Preventive social and community service
  • The revised syllabus for the General Medicine, Pediatrics, General Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Preventive social and community service of Paper 1 and 2 have been listed pointwise in the officially released detailed notification.
  • Candidates can download the whole revised syllabus from the official website of UPSC.

UPSC CMS 2022 Preparation Tips

To clear the UPSC CMS 2022 written exam and interview, we are going to share some important tips with you. We are hundred percent sure that these tips will be going to help you. Read these tips and follow accordingly.

  • Tip No. 1: First of all, before starting the preparation thoroughly read the syllabus of each paper of your respective subject.
  • Tip No. 2: Read the interviews of previous year toppers, who have qualified for the UPSC CMS exam.
  • Tip No. 3: Before starting the preparation, take your syllabus and divide them into small sections, and set a target to complete that section before the deadline.
  • Tip No. 4: Go through the previous year’s papers once and try to solve them so that you may have an idea about the difficulty level of the exam and also you will able to examine the important topics.
  • Tip No. 5: Follow the books, study material, mock tests suggested by the previous year’s toppers because they have already gone through this process, you don’t have to waste your time on more research.
  • Tip No. 6: Be updated about current events and gather subjective knowledge as more as you can and revise them at least 4-5 times, it will be going to help you in both the stages of the exam i.e. Written exam and Interview.
  • Tip No. 7: Note that there is no shortcut for success, you have to work hard as well as smart during your preparation journey.

UPSC CMS 2022 Admit Card

Those who have successfully filled the application form can download the hard copy of the admit card/ hall ticket. The link to the admit card can be accessible and downloadable via online mode only.

How to Download UPSC CMS 2022 Admit Card?

Here we have mentioned all the important steps to access the admit card/ hall ticket.

  1. Open the website i.e. upsc.gov.in
  2. Click on the Hall Ticket/ Admit Card tab appearing on the home page.
  3. After clicking on the tab a new page will be open. Here you have to open the CMS call letter/hall ticket link.
  4. Once you click on the link, you will be redirected to a new window.
  5. Here you have to enter your credential detail such as Registration number/ Roll number, Date of Birth, and security code.
  6. After entering the credentials, your hall ticket of UPSC CMS 2022 will appear on the monitor screen.
  7. Now take a hard copy of the hall ticket and keep it safe for future references.2022Open the website i.e. upsc.gov.in
  8. Click on the Hall Ticket/ Admit Card tab appearing on the home page.
  9. After clicking on the tab a new page will be open. Here you have to open the CMS call letter/hall ticket link.
  10. Once you click on the link, you will be redirected to a new window.
  11. Here you have to enter your credential detail such as Registration number/ Roll number, Date of Birth, and security code.
  12. After entering the credentials, your hall ticket of UPSC CMS 2021 will appear on the monitor screen.
  13. Now take a hard copy of the hall ticket and keep it safe for future references.

UPSC CMS 2022 Exam Center

The exam center for UPSC CMS 2022 will be allotted to the students based on their preferences filled in the application form UPSC. To get the exam center of your choice you have to fill the application form as early as possible because the center will be allotted on a first-come and first-serve basis. Since this exam is a national level exam so the examination will be held in various cities all around the country. The list of cities where the UPSC CMS exam conducts every year is as follows.

AhmedabadAgartalaAizawl
BhopalBengaluruBareilly
ChandigarhChennaiDelhi
CuttackChandigarhDehradun
DharwadGangtokDispur
ItanagarHyderabadJammu
ImphalJaipurJorhat
KochiKolkataKohima
LucknowMaduraiMumbai
PatnaPort BlairNagpur
PanajiRaipurPrayagraj
ShillongRanchiSrinagar
SambalpurTirupatiShimla
UdaipurThiruvananthapuramVisakhapatnam

To appear for the UPSC CMS 2022 Interview, candidates have to come to New Delhi because the interview will be held in the UPSC officer premises in Dholpur House, New Delhi.


UPSC CMS 2022 Result

UPSC will release the result of the CMS exam on its official website. The result will be declared separately for both stages. The candidates who are waiting for the result of stage 1 can check their results on upsc.gov.in. The date of the result will be decided by the commission and will mention in the official notification. The result for both the stages i.e. stage 1 and stage 2 will be declared separately in the PDF form. The result will contain the Roll no. of the pass out candidates. The result that will announce for the final stage i.e. stage 2 will clarify that the candidates will about to join the services after the document verification.


UPSC CMS 2022 Answer Key

The answer key will be published by the exam conducting authority i.e. by UPSC on the exact date decided prior to examination in the official notification. The candidates can access the answer key after its official release only on the official website.

If someone finds a suspicious or wrong answer in the provisional answer key then he/she can challenge or object against that answer. The commission will look forward and accept all the objections made by the candidates and the expert panel will examine the answer. After that, a final answer key will be published on the official website with all the possible corrections.


UPSC CMS 2022 Cut off

The expected cut off marks of the previous year examination are mentioned below. These cut-offs have been set by the experts after examining the various factors such as difficulty level of the exam, no. of vacancies, No. of candidates appeared for the exam, etc.

CategoryCut off Marks (Out of 500)Final Cut off Marks (Out of 600)
PH-1100- 110200- 210
ST225- 235290- 300
SC240- 250325- 335
OBC225- 235310- 320
General260- 270340- 350

UPSC CMS 2022 Selection Procedure

The selection of the candidates for the various posts under this recruitment consists of three parts. In the first part, candidates have to clear the written exam with a very well score. In the second part, candidates have to face an interview and must have to score well. After both these stages, a final merit list will be prepared and the shortlisted candidates will call for document verification and have through a Physical Fitness test which is qualifying in nature.

  1. Written Test( Computer-based Examination of 500 Marks)
  2. Personality Test (Face-to-Face Interview of 100 Maks)
  3. Physical Fitness (Qualifying In Nature)

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UPSC CMS 2022 FAQs

From where we can download the official notification of UPSC CMS 2022?

You can download the official notification of UPSC CMS 2022 by visiting the official website of UPSC i.e. upsconline.nic.in. or upsc.gov.in.

Which posts will be allotted to the candidates after qualifying for the UPSC CMS 2022?

After qualifying the UPSC CMS 2022, prestigious posts of medical services such as Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Railways, Junior scale Posts in Central Health Services, Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services, General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council, General duty Medical Grade II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation will be allotted to the candidates.

What is the mode of written exam of UPSC CMS 2022?

The exam of UPSC CMS 2022 will be held online i.e. Computer Based Test.

What is the maximum age limit required to apply for this exam?

The maximum age limit of the candidates should be 32 years to apply for this exam.

Is there any relaxation in age entertained for OBC candidates?

Yes, the relaxation of 3 years in age will be entertained for OBC candidates as per the government norm.

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