Combined Medical Services Exam 2016

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the schedule of Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) 2016

UPSC conducts Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) every year to recruit medical graduates into a variety of Central Government Organisations

Combined Medical Services Exam to be held on Sunday 12 June, 2016. The doctors (candidates) willing to apply for the examination can apply on or before April 1.

UPSC CMS Apply Online

Services/posts recruitment to which is made through the Combined Medical Services Examination

i. Assistant Divisional Medical Officers in the Railways.
ii. Junior Scale Posts in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service.
iii. Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services.
iv. Medical Officers in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
v. General Duty Medical Officers in NDMC.

Age Limits: Below 32 years on 1st January of the year of Examination

(Age-limit relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and some other categories, as notified by Govt. from time to time)

Educational Qualification

A pass in the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination.
Candidates appearing at the final MBBS Examination are also eligible to apply. Candidates qualifying on the result of the written part of the examination will be required to submit proof of passing the written and practical parts of final MBBS Examination alongwith their detailed application form to be filled up at that stage. A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he will be appointed only after he has completed the compulsory rotating internship.

Combined Medical Services (CMS 2016) Exam Pattern

Scheme of Examination

Written Examination (2 papers of 200 marks each, both of objective type)  Weightage Paper I (200 marks)

(i) General Medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry  60%
(ii) Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics 40%

Paper II (200 Marks)

(i) Paediatrics 20%
(ii) Gynaecology and Obstetrics 40%
(iii) Preventive, Social and Community Medicine 40%

Total marks for written exam. 400

Personality Test 200 Marks

Vacancy details:

Assistant Divisional Medical Officer I the Railways: 600
Assistant Medical Officer: 46
Junior Scale: 250
General Duty Medical Officer Grade- II: 97
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council: 16


The candidates should have a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from a recognised university or institute. Those candidates who are yet to appear at the final MBBS exam can also apply.

The candidate’s age should not be more than 32 years as on January 1, 2016.

The written examination for Combined Medical Service for two objective papers will be conducted in Computer-based mode. A demo module for Computer based mode of this examination will be available on UPSC website at the time of the launching of e-admit card.

Referral-useful websites for candidates

  – National Portal of India
  – National Voters Service Portal (NVSP)






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