UPSC CMS 2021: Application Process to Close Today

UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021 Notification:

The last date for the online application process for the Combined Medical Service (UPSC CMS 2021) is set to close today i.e. 27th July 2021. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for UPSC CMS 2021 with the help of the official Applying candidates should note that the last date to withdraw the online application is August 3 to 9, 2021.

It is noted that Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a total of 838 various posts under UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021 Notification. A total of 838 vacancies were notified for Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service and for Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer and GDMO, and others.

UPSC CMS 2021 Exam will now be conducted on 21 November 2021 (Sunday) through online mode.

A total of 838 vacancies were notified for Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service and for Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer, and GDMO

The candidates can check more details on UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021 such as educational qualification, age limit, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus, application process below:

UPSC CMS 2021 Online Application Link

UPSC CMS Important Dates

UPSC CMS Notification 2021 Date 07 July 2021
UPSC CMS Application Starting Date 07 July 2021
UPSC CMS Registration Last Date 27 July 2021
UPSC CMS Exam Date 2021 21 November 2021
UPSC CMS Admit Card Date 2021 Expected in October 2021

UPSC CMS Vacancy Details


Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service – 349


Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways – 300

Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services – 5

General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council and General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation – 184

UPSC CMS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification:

The candidate should be passed in the written and practical parts of the final MBBS Exam. A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. An examination may also apply.

Age Limit:

Below 32 years


Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2020 as per regulations contained in Appendix III to the Rules of the Examination.

Selection Process for UPSC CMS 2021

The selection will be done on the basis of:

  1. Computer-Based Exam – 500 Marks
  2. Interview – 100 Marks

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern

There will be objective-type questions in two parts:


No. of Questions



Paper 1 – General Medicine and Paediatrics 120 (96 from General Medicine and 24 from Paediatrics) 250 2 hours
Paper 2- (a) Surgery, (b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics and (c) Preventive & Social Medicine 120 (40 questions from each part) 250 2 hours
Total 240 500  
  1. The Question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.
  2. There will be a negative marking of 1/3 marks

UPSC CMS Syllabus

Syllabus of Paper-I

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

  1. a) Virus
  2. b) Rickets
  3. c) Bacterial
  4. d) Spirochetal
  5. e) Protozoan
  6. f) Metazoan
  7. g) Fungus

(x) Nutrition/Growth

(xi) Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)

(xii) Musculoskeletal System

(xiii) Psychiatry

(xiv) General

(xv) Emergency Medicine

(xvi) Common Poisoning

(xvii) Snakebite

(xviii) Tropical Medicine

(xix) Critical Care Medicine

(xx) Emphasis on medical procedures

(xxi) Pathophysiological 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 Schizophrenia.

(b) Paediatrics including the following –

Common childhood emergencies,

(ii) Basic newborn 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 programs related to child health.

Syllabus of Paper-II

(a) Surgery

(Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)

(I) General Surgery

  1. i) Wounds
  2. ii) Infections

iii) Tumours

  1. iv) Lymphatic
  2. v) Blood vessels
  3. vi) Cysts/sinuses

vii) Head and neck

viii) Breast

  1. ix) Alimentary tract
  2. a) Oesophagus
  3. b) Stomach
  4. c) Intestines
  5. d) Anus
  6. e) Developmental
  7. x) Liver, Bile, Pancreas
  8. 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 pathophysiology and management.



  1. i) Ante-natal conditions
  2. ii) Intra-natal conditions

iii) Post-natal conditions

  1. iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labour


  1. i) Questions on applied anatomy
  2. ii) Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization

iii) Questions on infections in genital tract

  1. iv) Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
  2. v) Questions on displacement of the uterus
  3. vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices

vii) High-risk pregnancy and management

viii) Abortions

  1. ix) Intra Uterine growth retardation
  2. x) Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.


  1. i) Conventional contraceptives
  2. ii) U.D. and oral pills

iii) Operative procedure, sterilization, and organization of programs in the

urban and rural surroundings

  1. iv) Medical Termination of Pregnancy


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 programs

XVIII Knowledge of maternal and child wellness

XIX Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health

problems including malnutrition and emergencies

UPSC CMS Admit Card 2021

The admit card is expected in the first week of August 2021 on UPSC official website.

UPSC CMS Interview 2021

The Interview for Personality Test will be intended to serve as a supplement to the computer-based 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 candidate’s intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, the balance of judgment and alertness of mind, the ability for social cohesion, the integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.

How to apply for UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021?

Interested candidates can apply for UPSC CMS 2021 through the online mode on the UPSC website from 05 May 2021 to 25 May 2021.


UPSC Website

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