UPSC CMS 2023 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, etc.

Union Public Service Commission organizes an entrance examination for recruiting medical officers in for central government organization and services. The examination is called Combined Medical Services which is organized every year for the candidates to participate in the exam and get recruited as medical officer. In this article, we will discuss UPSC CMS 2023 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, etc.

UPSE CMS Important Dates 2023

Release of the NotificationApril 2023
Availability of application formApril 2023
Last day to fill the application formApril 2023
Admit cardJune 2023
Computer-Based Exam DateJuly 2023
Result of CBEAugust 2023

Different Post Recruited by the CMS examination

The following are different posts that a medical officer will be posted after cracking the examination-

  • Category I: Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services 
  • Category II: Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways
  • Category II: General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council
  • Category II: General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation

UPSE CMS Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for UPSE CMS entrance examination-

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India or Bhutan, Nepal, and a Tibetan Refugee who came before 1962 can apply for the examination. Also, Indian Origin migrants from countries like Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Myanmar, etc can apply
  • The candidate must hold an MBBS degree from a recognized University
  • The maximum age limit for participating in the entrance examination is 32 years. However, there are some exemption provided by the government to the reserved category candidates, which is as follows-
CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC candidates3 years
SC/ST candidates5 years
Defense Services personnel who are disabled3 years
ECOs/SSCOs (5 years)5 years
Candidates who are domicile of Jammu & Kashmir from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 19895 years
Physically disabled candidates10 years
Ex-servicemen including ECOs, Commissioned Officers and SSCOs5 years

 UPSE CMS Application Form 2023

The following are the application form for UPSE CMS entrance examination-

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  • Visit the official website of UPSE and navigate to the Examination tab followed by clicking on the Active Examination button
  • Now, you’ll see all the active examinations that you can participate in, here, find CMS examination 2023 link and click on it
  • After clicking on the link, you’ll be redirected to the Combined medical Services examination page where you can find all the data and application link
  • Now, click on the apply button
  • After clicking on the apply button, you’ll have to get yourself registered using your email Id password, etc
  • After registration is complete, log in to your account using your login credentials
  • After logging in, you’ll find the application form which you have to fill correctly
  • After filling in the application form, you’ll have to upload the documents mentioned below followed by paying the application fee (if applicable)
  • After paying the application fee, make sure you take a printout of the application fee and payment receipt for future use

Documents Required for UPSE CMS

The following are the documents required for UPSE CMS-

  • Scanned passport size photograph
  • Scanned signature
  • Scanned left-hand thumb impression
  • Class 10th/12th passing certificate/marksheet
  • Signed declaration

UPSE CMS Application Fee

The following are the application fee for UPSE CMS entrance examination-

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PH//femaleExempted from fee payment

UPSE CMS Examination pattern

The following are the examination pattern for UPSE CMS entrance Examination-

Paper 1 (Written exam)

SubjectNumber of Question
General Medicine96

Paper 2 (Written exam)

SubjectNumber of Questions
Gynaecology & Obstetrics40
Preventive & Social Medicine40

UPSE CMS Syllabus

The following are the syllabus for UPSE CMS entrance examination-

General Medicine

  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Genito-Urinary
  • Neurology
  • Haematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Infections/Communicable Diseases
    • Virus
    • Rickets
    • Bacterial
    • Spirochetal
    • Protozoan
    • Metazoan
    • Fungus
  • Nutrition/Growth
  • Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
  • Musculoskeletal System
  • Psychiatry
  • General
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Common Poisoning
  • Snakebite
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Emphasis on medical procedures
  • Patho physiological basis of diseases
  • Vaccines preventable diseases and Non-vaccines preventable diseases
  • Vitamin deficiency diseases
  • In psychiatry consists – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases, and Schizophrenia


  • Common childhood emergencies,
  • Basic newborn care,
  • Normal developmental milestones,
  • Accidents and poisonings in children,
  • Birth defects and counselling including autism,
  • Immunization in children,
  • Recognizing children with special needs and management, and
  • National programs related to child health


  • Wounds
  • Infections
  • Tumours
  • Lymphatic
  • Blood vessels
  • Cysts/sinuses
  • Head and neck
  • Breast
  • Alimentary tract
  • Oesophagus
  • Stomach
  • Intestines
  • Anus
  • Developmental
  • Liver, Bile, Pancreas
  • Spleen
  • Peritoneum
  • Abdominal wall
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Urological Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Traumatology
  • Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
  • Pre-operative and post-operative care of surgical patients
  • Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
  • Wound healing
  • Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
  • Shock patho-physiology and management


  • Ante-natal conditions
  • Intra-natal conditions
  • Post-natal conditions
  • Management of normal labors or complicated labor


  • Questions on applied anatomy
  • Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
  • Questions on infections in the genital tract
  • Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
  • Questions on the displacement of the uterus
  • Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
  • High-risk pregnancy and management
  • Abortions
  • Intra-Uterine growth retardation
  • Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape

Family Planning

  • Conventional contraceptives
  • U.D. and oral pills
  • The operative procedure, sterilization, and organization of programs in the urban and rural surroundings
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy

Preventive Social and Community Medicine

  • Social and Community Medicine
  • Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
  • Health Administration and Planning
  • General Epidemiology
  • Demography and Health Statistics
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Occupational Health
  • Genetics and Health
  • International Health
  • Medical Sociology and Health Education
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • National Programmes
  • Management of common health problems
  • Ability to monitor national health programs
  • Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
  • Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies

UPSE CMS Admit Card 2023

The admit card for CMS is not yet released, we will update the admit card status once the UPSE releases the admit card for UPSE CMS 2023.

UPSE CMS Result 2023

The result for CMS is not yet released, we will update the result status once the UPSE releases the result for UPSE CMS 2023.

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