UPSC Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination Papers

(A) Written Examination: The components and syllabus of two Papers and the weightage to different components in the two papers are given below: –
Paper I (Code No. 1)
Maximum Marks : 250
(a) General Ability : 30 questions
(b) General Medicine : 70 questions
(c) Paediatrics: 20 questions

Total questions in Paper I = 120 (30 General Ability, 70 General Medicine and 20 Paediatrics)

Paper II (Code No. 2) :
Maximum Marks : 250

(a) Surgery -40 questions

(b)Gynaecology & Obstetrics -40 questions

(c) Preventive & Social Medicine-40 questions

Total questions in Paper II = 120 (40 Surgery, 40 Gynaecology & Obstetrics and 40 Preventive & Social Medicine)

PERSONALITY TEST – (100 marks): Candidates who qualify in the written examination will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 100 marks.

The interview for Personality Test will be intended to serve as a supplement to the written examination for testing the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and also in the nature of a personality test to assess the candidates intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, balance of judgment and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.


Paper I (Code No.1)
General Ability, General Medicine & Paediatrics

Paper II (Code No. 2)
Surgery, Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Preventive & Social Medicine

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