UPSC CMS 2018 Exam Notification for 454 Medical Officers and Junior Scale Vacancies

UPSC CMS 2018: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the detailed official notification for Combined Medical Services (CMS) Examination 2018, yesterday. UPSC conducts this exam because it is an Indian Government authorized agency, for doing appointments to services of the ministries/ departments of the country. With a passion to serve for the public, most of the young candidates might have chosen medical (MBBS) as their academic background. Such ambitious persons can write this combined recruitment based UPSC CMS 2018 examination to acquire Medical Officer/ Junior Scale jobs in various health services. The last date for registration is 25th May 2018. So, interested candidates hurry up!

UPSC CMS 2018 – Highlights
Authority Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Name Combined Medical Services Examination 2018
Exam Category UPSC CMS Exam 2018 for Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer and Junior Scale Posts
Vacancies 454
Qualification MBBS
Application Type Online mode
Last Date 25-05-2018
Exam Date 22-07-2018
Exam Type Objective type exam
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Every year Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Medical Services Examination. This year to fill 454 Group ‘A’ level Medical Officer and Junior Scale posts that are vacant in Railways, Ordnance Factories Health Services and Central Health Services UPSC is going to conduct CMS exam on 22nd July 2018. The detailed official notification has been released by commission and the registration has also started. Candidates who want to know about the post-wise vacancies for which UPSC CMS 2018 exam is going to be conducted can look into the following table.

UPSC CMS Vacancy 2018
No. Name of Post Department Vacancies
1. Assistant Divisional Medical Officer Railways 300
2. Assistant Medical Officer Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services 16
3. Junior Scale Posts Central Health Services 138
4. General Duty Medical Officer New Delhi Municipal Council Nil
5. General Duty Medical Gr.-II East, North, South  Delhi Municipal Corporations Nil

UPSC CMS Posts and Salary Package 2018

Selected candidates will be appointed on temporary basis, initially. Then such designees will be asked to complete the training, departmental exams and probation period successfully to get confirmation in respective posts. Level-10 pay matrix salary, non-practicing allowances and other benefits will be offered to all aspirants those who are going to be selected through this UPSC CMS Recruitment 2018.

  • Salary Range: Rs.15600 to 39100/- + Grade Pay of Rs.5400/-

The duties of aspirants differ based on posts. Some of the duties of appointees are attending indoor wards, looking after public health & sanitation, attending emergency cases, medical examinations, etc.

Eligibilities to Apply for UPSC CMS Exam 2018

Nationality: Only aspirants having any of the following citizenship certificates can apply for UPSC CMS Exam 2018.

  • citizen of India (or)
  • subject of Nepal/ Bhutan (or)
  • Tibetan refugee came to India, before 1st January 1962 for permanently settling (or)
  • Person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Qualification: Individuals who are appearing in final exams of MBBS or candidates who had passed both written and practical exams of MBBS course are eligible to apply for UPSC CMS jobs 2018. Internship completion is one of the essential criterion to join in these posts.

  • MBBS
  • Internship completion

Age Limits: Aspirants desiring to write CMS examination of UPSC should not have attained 32 years of age while computing age limits as follows.

  • Not have born earlier than 2nd August 1986
  • Not have attained 32 year of age as on 1st August 2018

Age Relaxations: Candidates exceeding upper age limits and belonging to following categories would be granted with age relaxations as per government orders, to participate on exam.

  • SC/ STs/ J&K Domicile category: 5 years
  • OBC persons: 3 years
  • PWD persons: 10 years
  • Ex-serviceman/ ECOs/ SSCOs: 5 years

Physical & Medical Fitness: Aspirants must be physically and medically fit to carryout the duties of respective posts to apply for UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam 2018.

UPSC CMS Exam and Selection Process 2018

First, examination will be conducted by UPSC in online mode as two papers. The Paper-I questions will be drafted from General Medicine, Paediatrics and Paper-II questions will be from Surgery, Gynaecology& Obstetrics, Preventive & Social Medicine.

Candidates who are meeting the minimum qualifying marks set by Commission will be again issued with call letters, for interview. Best performers will be opted for respective vacant positions listed above, after examining their physical fitness.

  • Computer Based CMS Test – 500 marks
  • Personal Interview/ Personality Test – 100 marks

How to Apply for UPSC CMS 2018 Exam?

Application Fee: Non-refundable application fee should be paid by aspirants to participate on UPSC CMS exam either on online/ offline mode. For making payment through cash, candidates can download the SBI pay-in-slip from Commission’s website. Individuals desiring to make payment through online mode are advised to use Net Banking facility or Visa/ Debit/ Credit Card.

  • Fee: Rs.200/-
  • Exemption: Female/ SC/ ST/ PH candidates
  • Mode of payment: Online/ Offline

Applying Procedure: Through online application submitting portal of UPSC, interested candidates can do registration for CMS examination. The general guidelines to apply online are given below.

  • Open the page “”
  • Click “Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC”
  • Against the CMS examination, hit “Click here for Part-I Registration”
  • Read the instructions and hit “Yes” atlast
  • Fill the basic information asked in form, check the entries and press “Continue”
  • You will get a Registration Number and Password
  • Using that, login for “Part-II Registration”
  • In this second part of registration, fee payment, uploading of photo & sign, selection of exam centres can be done
  • Exempted candidates no need to fill the payment details
  • Agree the declaration and then press “Submit”
  • Finally take printout of submitted application and e-Receipt
  • Candidates willing to make payment through offline can download the pay-in-slip

Do the cash payment in any SBI bank on next working day i.e. only after 24 hours of generation of challan. After declaration of exam results, candidates will be asked to submit the detailed application form through online first. Then they will be asked to send the printout of DAF with self attested photocopies of requisite eligibility proving documents.

Individuals who need any guidance/ information from Commission can contact over phone numbers 011-23385271/ 011-23381125/ 011-23098543.

Reference Links
Official Notification
Apply Online

UPSC CMS Exam Date 2018 and Others

Events Dates
UPSC CMS Notification 2018 released on 2nd May 2018
Starting date to apply online 2nd May 2018
Pay-in slip can be downloaded from UPSC site upto 24th May 2018
Last date for online application submission 25th May 2018 (6.00 PM)
Last date for fee payment 25th May 2018
Admit cards will be issued Atleast 3 weeks before exam
UPSC CMS Exam Date 22nd July 2018
Exam Results will be declared on September/ October 2018

Note: Details regarding UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination 2018 is provided here on above section. Candidates who need to know about category wise reservations and more information about UPSC CMS 2018 Exam are advised to read the official notice.

Updated: 2018-05-03 — 1:07 pm

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