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UPSC CMS 2024 Exam Date Out, Hall Ticket and Exam Pattern

UPSC CMS Notification has been released on the official website at https://upsc.gov.in/. Common Medical Service Exam is held to recruit to fill 827 vacancies for various positions. Medical students have a great opportunity to grab in their field of government jobs. UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 is going to be held on 14th July 2024. Candidates can refer to the article for details information regarding the UPSC CMS examination.

UPSC CMS Notification 2024- Highlights

Union Public Service Commission will conduct the examination at 41 centres as per notice number 8/2024. Candidates may download their e-admit card before the examination. UPSC CMS Exam is a highly competitive examination for all over India.

UPSC CMS Notification 2024- Highlights 
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Notice No. Notice No. 8/2024-CMS
Post Medical Officer
Exam UPSC CMS 2024
Vacancies 827
Category Govt. Job
Mode of Application Online
UPSC CMS Exam Date 2024 14th July 2024
Salary Rs. 56,100- 1,77,500/-
Job Location All India
Official website https://upsc.gov.in/

UPSC CMS Exam Date 2024 Out

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is going to conduct the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 on 14th July 2024 at 41 exam centres across the country. Further details regarding the exam will be released along with the UPSC CMS Admit Card on the official website of https://upsc.gov.in/.

UPSC CMS Notification 2024- Important Dates

Notice No. 8/2024-CMS of UPSC have been released on 10th April 2024 on the official website. Candidates are invited to apply online meeting all the eligibilities. UPSC CMS Exam is scheduled for 14th July 2024. Check important dates from the below table.

Events  Dates 
Notification released date 10th April 2024
Start Apply Online 10th April 2024
Last Date to pay offline fees 29th April 2024
Last Date to Apply Online 30th April 2024 (till 6pm)
UPSC CMS Admit Card 2024 July 2024
UPSC CMS Exam Date 2024 14th July 2024

UPSC CMS Vacancy 2024

As per the official notification, UPSC has declared 827 total vacancies to recruit for various positions such as Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers of the Sub Cadre of Central Health Service, Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways, General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council, General Duty Medical Officer Gr-II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi. Check the number of vacancies available according to the posts.

Posts  Vacancies
Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers of Sub Cadre of Central Health Service 163
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways 450
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council. 14
General duty Medical Officer Gr-II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi 200
Total  827

UPSC CMS Notification 2024

UPSC has released the detailed PDF for the upcoming Common Medical Service Exam 2024. Notification pdf has been released along with the details including registration dates, vacancy, eligibility, selection process, exam pattern, and other details. Candidates are advised to go through the official notification once for complete details. Click the link below to read the UPSC CMS Notification 2024 released by the authority.

UPSC CMS Apply Online 2024

The UPSC Combined Medical Service Exam application was started online on the official website of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). Candidates had applied for UPSC CMS through the direct link given below. Before you start the application procedure make sure to keep the required documents along with you such as age proof, qualification certificates, address proof, and so on. The last date to apply online for UPSC CMS 2024 was 30th April 2024.

Steps to Apply for UPSC CMS 2024

Candidates can only apply online for UPSC CMS Exam. Here are few simple step by step procedure to apply for UPSC CMS 2024.

  1. Go to the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at www.upsconline.nic.in.
  2. Click for the ‘Apply Online’ link on the homepage.
  3. Candidates are required to do the One Time Registration.
  4. Fill in the mobile number, email address, DOB, and required details.
  5. Once you are successfully registered, save your registration details.
  6. Proceed to fill in the application form.
  7. Scan the required documents.
  8. Pay the application Fees if required.
  9. Submit and save the application form for future reference.

UPSC CMSE Application Fees

Candidates for female/SC/ST/PwBd categories need no application fees. Except for the above said categories, the rest of the candidates need to pay Rs 200. Candidates can pay the application feeeither by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of any bank or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment. “Pay by cash” mode option will be deactivated at 23:59 on 29th April 2024 (one day before the closing date). Online application fees will be acceptable till 30th April 2024, 6 pm. Application fees are nonrefundable.

Categories  Application Fee
UR/ OBC and other categories Rs 200
female/SC/ST/PwBd No application fee.

UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria

The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria for admission to the UPSC CMS Exam 2024. Below UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria have been discussed.


A candidate must be either:
(a) a Citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit

Candidates applying for the UPSC CMS Exam 2024 need to be below 32 years as of 01st August 2024. The candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August 1992. However, for Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Subcadre of Central Health Services, the upper age limit must not exceed 35 years. Age relaxations are as per the rule.

Education Qualification

A candidate must have passed both the written and practical stages of the final M.B.B.S. Examination in order to be admitted to the UPSC CMS Exam 2024. Final-year candidates will be admitted to take the examination but they need to provide the passing documents if they get selected for the position applied for. A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection, he/she will be appointed only after he/she has completed the compulsory rotating internship.

UPSC CMS Selection Process

Candidates need to go through the selection process to be eligible for the UPSC Combined Medical Service Exam 2024.

  • Written Exam
  • Interview
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern 2024

  • The Paper I and II will be objective-type MCQs.
  • The Question paper will be set in English only.
  • Both papers will contain a maximum 250 marks each.
  • Total number of questions in Paper I will be 120 (96 from General Medicine and 24 from Pediatrics.
  • Total questions in Paper II will be 120 (40 questions from each part).
  • Candidates should note that there will be a penalty of Negative Marking.
Papers  Topics  No of Questions  No of Marks
Paper I General Medicine, Paediatrics 120 250
Paper II Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics, Preventive & Social Medicine. 120 250
Total 240 500

UPSC CMS Syllabus 2024

The Union Public Service Commission has discussed the CMS Syllabus for the upcoming examination. Candidates need the syllabus to begin their preparations. UPSC CMS Syllabus 2024 for both papers is given below.

UPSC CMS Syllabus for Paper I

UPSC CMS Syllabus for Paper I comprises of two subject-General Medicine and Pediatric. Candidates can check the USC CMS Syllabus for Paper I subject wise discussed below.

General Medicine

  •  Cardiology
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Genito-Urinary
  • Neurology
  • Hematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Infections/Communicable Diseases-Virus, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan, Fungus
  • Nutrition/Growth
  • Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
  • Musculoskelatal System
  • Psychiatry
  • General
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Common Poisoning
  • Snake bite
  • 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
  • Psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases
    and Schizoprenia.


  • Common childhood emergencies
  • Basic new born care
  • Normal developmental milestones
  • Accidents and poisonings in children
  • Birth defects and counseling including autism
  • Immunization in children
  • Recognizing children with special needs and management
  • National programmes related to child health.

UPSC CMS Syllabus for Paper II

UPSC CMC Paper II comprises of three sections -Surgery, Gynecologists’ & Obstetrics, Preventive & Social Medicine. Candidates can check the USC CMS Syllabus for Paper II subject wise discussed below.


Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopedics.
1. General Surgery

  • Wounds
  • Infections
  • Tumors
  • 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

2. Urological Surgery
3. Neuro Surgery
4. Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
5.Thoracic surgery
6. Orthopedic surgery
7. Ophthalmology
8. Anesthesiology
9. Traumatology
10. Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
11. Pre-operative and post operative care of surgical patients
12. Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
13. Wound healing
14. Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
15. Shock patho-physiology and management.

 Gynecology & Obstetrics

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

2. Gynecologists

  • Questions on applied anatomy
  • Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
  • Questions on infections in genital tract
  • Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
  • Questions on 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.

3. Family Planning 

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

Preventive & Social 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 programmes
  • Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
  • Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage
    community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.

UPSC CMS Salary 2024

The candidates will be on probation for a period of two years from the date of appointment which may be curtailed or extended at the discretion of the Competent Authority.

  • Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Sub-cadre of Central Health Service- The scale of pay admissible to the Medical Officer of CHS is in the Level-10 (Rs. 56,100 to Rs.1,77,500/-)
  •  General Duty Medical Officer in the New Delhi Municipal Council– Pay Matrix Level-10 Rs. 56,100-1,77,500/- + restricted Non-practicing allowance (NPA).
  • General Duty Medical Officer Gr.II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi- Salary at the minimum of first cell of Rs.56,100/- in the level 10 of the Pay Matrix under 7th CPC.
Posts  Salary
Medical Officer of CHS Rs. 56,100 to Rs.1,77,500/-
General Duty Medical Officer Rs. 56,100-1,77,500/-
General Duty Medical Officer Gr.II Rs.56,100/-

UPSC CMS Notification 2024-FAQs

Q1. Is UPSC CMS Notification 2024 released?

Yes, UPSC CMS Notification 2024 has been released on 10th April 2024.

Q2. What is UPSC CMS Exam Date 2024?

The UPSC CMS Exam 2024 is going to commence on 14th July 2024.

Q3. From where can I apply for UPSC CMS Exam 2024?

Direct link to apply for UPSC CMS Exam 2024 is given in the article.

Q4. How will get the UPSC CMS Notification 2024?

UPSC CMS Notification 2024 PDF has been given in this article.

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