UPSC CMS Exam Pattern Details

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern Details-In this article we published details about the Exam Pattern for the UPSC CMS (UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION) (COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAM). Check every details very carefully given below to understand about the exam pattern for UPSC CMS.

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age : 18 Years
  • Maximum Age : 32 Years
  • Extra age relaxations as per Govt. rules.

Education Qualification

  • For admission to the examination a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination.
  • 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.

Examination Fees

  1. GEN/OBC :- 200/-
  2. SC/ST/Female Candidates :- (Exempted)

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan.

Part-I

Computer Based Examination (CBT) :- (500 Marks)

  • The candidates will take the Computer based examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration.

Part-II

Personality Test :- (100 Marks)

  • Personality test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the Computer based examination

(A) Computer based Examination

General Medicine and Paediatrics :

Total questions in Paper I = 120 (96 from General Medicine and 24 from Paediatrics).

Syllabus of Paper-I

(a) General Medicine including the following :

(i) Cardiology
(ii) Respiratory diseases
(iii) Gastro-intestinal
(iv) Genito-Urinary
(v) Neurology
(vi) Hematology
(vii) Endocrinology
(viii) Metabolic disorders
(ix) Infections/Communicable Diseases
a) Virus
b) Rickets
c) Bacterial
d) Spirochetal
e) Protozoan
f) Metazoan
g) Fungus
(x) Nutrition/Growth
(xi) Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
(xii) Musculoskelatal System
(xiii) Psychiatry
(xiv) General
(xv) Emergency Medicine
(xvi) Common Poisoning
(xvii) Snake bite
(xviii) Tropical Medicine
(xix) Critical Care Medicine
(xx) Emphasis on medical procedures
(xxi) Patho physiological basis of diseases
(xxii) Vaccines preventable diseases and Non vaccines preventable diseases
(xxiii) Vitamin deficiency diseases
(xxiv) In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizoprenia.
(b) Paediatrics including the following –
(i) Common childhood emergencies,
(ii) Basic new born care,
(iii) Normal developmental milestones,
(iv) Accidents and poisonings in children,
(v) Birth defects and counseling including autism,
(vi) Immunization in children,
(vii) Recognizing children with special needs and management, and
(viii) National programmes related to child health.

Paper II (Max. Marks :- 200)

(a) Surgery
(b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics
(c) Preventive & Social Medicine
Total questions in Paper II = 120 (40 questions from each part.)

Syllabus of Paper – II
(a) Surgery
(Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)
(I) General Surgery
i) Wounds
ii) Infections
iii) Tumours
iv) Lymphatic
v) Blood vessels
vi) Cysts/sinuses
vii) Head and neck
viii) Breast
ix) Alimentary tract
a) Oesophagus
b) Stomach
c) Intestines
d) Anus
e) Developmental
x) Liver, Bile, Pancreas
xi) Spleen
xii) Peritoneum
xiii) Abdominal wall
xiv) Abdominal injuries
(II) Urological Surgery
(III) Neuro Surgery
(IV) Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
(V) Thoracic surgery
(VI) Orthopedic surgery
(VII) Ophthalmology
(VIII) Anesthesiology
(IX) Traumatology
(X) Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
(XI) Pre-operative and post operative care of surgical patients
(XII) Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
(XIII) Wound healing
(XIV) Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
(XV) Shock patho-physiology and management.

(B) GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS

(I) OBSTETRICS

i) Ante-natal conditions
ii) Intra-natal conditions
iii) Post-natal conditions
iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labour

(II) GYNAECOLOGY

i) Questions on applied anatomy
ii) Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
iii) Questions on infections in genital tract
iv) Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
v) Questions on displacement of the uterus
vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
vii) High risk pregnancy and management
viii) Abortions
ix) Intra Uterine growth retardation
x) Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape

(III) FAMILY PLANNING

i) Conventional contraceptives

ii) U.D. and oral pills
iii) Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the
urban and rural surroundings
iv) Medical Termination of Pregnancy

(C) PREVENTIVE SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE

I Social and Community Medicine
II Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
III Health Administration and Planning
IV General Epidemiology
V Demography and Health Statistics
VI Communicable Diseases
VII Environmental Health
VIII Nutrition and Health
IX Non-communicable diseases
X Occupational Health
XI Genetics and Health
XII International Health
XIII Medical Sociology and Health Education
XIV Maternal and Child Health
XV National Programmes
XVI Management of common health problems
XVII Ability to monitor national health programmes
XVIII Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
XIX Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health
problems including malnutrition and emergencies

The Computer based examination in both the papers will be completely of objective (Multiple choice answers) type. The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.

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