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UPSC CMS Notification 2020: The Union Public Service Commission, UPSC has released the Combined Medical Service, CMS 2020 Notification at its official website – www.upsc.gov.in.  A total of 559 vacancies have been notified for the post of Junior Scale, Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer, General Duty Medical Officer (GDMO).

Update: The UPSC has released the exam schedule of UPSC CMS 2020 exam.

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UPSC CMS 2020: Exam Highlights

Exam Name Combined Medical Services, CMS
Exam Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission, UPSC
Exam Frequency Annually
Type of Question Objective Type
(Multiple choice answers)
Application Fee Rs 200
CMS Exam Stage 2 stages
Exam Mode
  • Online computer-based exam
  • Personality Test
Language English Only
Exam Helpline No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543
Exam Official Website upsc.gov.in

UPSC CMS 2020 Exam Date

CMS UPSC 2020 Events

Important Dates

Date of notification 29 Jul 2020
Starting date of application form 29 Jul 2020
Last date of application form
and fee payment
18th August 2020
till 6.00 P.M.
UPSC CMS Form Withdrawal Date 25.08.2020 to 31.08.2020
till 6.00 PM.
Issuance of admit card 3 weeks before the Exam Date
Exam date 22nd October, 2020
Declaration of the result To be announced
Release of answer key To be announce

UPSC CMS 2020 Vacancies

The total no. of vacancies that have been notified by the UPSC For the CMS is 559. The following table shows the post wise vacancy distribution.

UPSC CMS 2020: Vacancy details

Post Vacancies
Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service 182
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer
in the Railways.
Assistant Medical Officer in Indian
Ordnance Factories Health Service.
General Duty Medical Officer (GDMO)in
New Delhi Municipal Council
General Duty Medical Officer Gr-II (GDMO) in
East Delhi Municipal Corporation,
North Delhi Municipal Corporation
and South Delhi Municipal Corporation
Total 559

UPSC CMS 2020 Notification PDF

The UPSC has released the notification for the UPSC combined Medica Services 2020- on 28th July 2020 on its official site which is www.upsc.gov.in. There are a total of 559 vacancies for the candidates who have passed the MBBS Course. The Official Notification PDF 2020 is given below to download.

The candidates who are willing to apply online may apply by 18th August 2020.

UPSC CMS 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility from below as mentioned in the official brochure.

(i) Nationality

  1. A citizen of India, or
  2. A subject of Nepal, or
  3. The subject of Bhutan, or
  4. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962
  5. 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.

Note: For a person belonging from category 2 to 5 have to issue a certificate of eligibility from Gov. of India.

(ii) Age Limit

A candidate for this examination must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 1st August, 2020, i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1988. However, for Junior Time Scale Posts in Central Health Services, the upper age limit must not exceed 35 (thirty-five years) on the aforesaid cut-off date.

Age Relaxation

The upper age limit is relaxed in the following cases. The candidates lying in these categories can avail for age relaxation.

Category  Age Relaxation
SC/ST Upto 5 years
Other backward class Upto 3 years
Domicile of Jammu and Kashmir Upto 5 years
Defence service personnel disabled in operations Upto 3 years
Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service Upto 5 years
ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of 5 years Military Service Upto 5 years
In the case of disability Upto 10 years

(iii) Educational Qualifications

  • To be eligible, candidates must be passed the written and practical of the final M.B.B.S examination.

Application Fee For UPSC CMS 2020

The application fee for the UPSC CMO 2020 Exam can be deposited in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI.

  • Excepting Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates: Exempted
  • General Candidates: Rs 200/-

UPSC CMS 2020: Steps To Apply

Here is the screen shot of the UPSC Combined Medical Service Online Application 2020.

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  1. Click the direct link to open the apply online link directly or go to the official website of UPSC.
  2. As the link opens, if you are already registered login with the credentials, otherwise click the part 1 registration and read the instructions.
  3. Click on “I agree” to proceed for the form submission.
  4. Now, fill the identity credentials, education qualification, and address.
  5. Click Continue and submit Part 1 Registration.
  6. Part 2 registration comprises of logging in the registration ID and DOB.
  7. Fill all the important details like the selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document and Declaration.
  8. Press “I agree” button after he finds that information supplied by him is in order and no correction is required.
  9. Pay the required application fee if applicable.
  10. Take the Print out of the final form.

Apply Online For UPSC CMS Recruitment 2020

Click on the link that is given below to apply online for the ongoing UPSC CMS Recruitment 2020. Apply for the post for which you are suitable.

UPSC CMS 2020 Exam Pattern

Admission to UPSC CMS is done by qualifying 2 stage procedures: || Part I and Part II ||. The Exam Pattern for the UPSC CMS for the Junior Scale Posts and other posts is given below.


  1. The candidates will take the Computer based examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration.
  2. Both the Papers of the CMSE will be of MBBS standard.
  3. One-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
  4. The question paper will be set only in English.

Part-II Personality Test: (100 Marks):

Personality test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the Computer based examination.


Paper I Marks: 250
General Medicine 96 questions
Paediatrics 24 question
Total Questions 120


Paper-II Max Marks: 250
Surgery 40 questions
Gynaecology & Obstetrics 40 questions
Preventive & Social Medicine 40 questions
Total Questions 120

Syllabus For UPSC CMS 2020 Exam

The syllabus for the UPSC Paper I and Peper II is explained below.

Syllabus For UPSC CMS Paper-I

Paper I of UPSC CMS will be of 250 Marks. There will be 120 questions. All the questions will be objective in nature. Out of the 120 questions, 96 will be from General Medicine and 24 from Paediatrics.

(a) General medicine
(b) Paediatrics

Syllabus For UPSC CMS Paper-II

The UPSC CMS Paper II will be of 250 Marks and will include the following. There will be three parts each of 40 Marks. The following are the subjects for the UPSC CMS Paper II.

(a) Surgery
(b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics
(c) Preventive & Social Medicine

UPSC CMO 2020 Exam: FAQs

Q. How many vacancies are there for the UPSC Combined Medical Services 2020?

Ans. There are a total of 559 Vacancies for the UPSC Combined Medical Services 2020.

Q. What are the posts for which I can apply for the UPSC CMO 2020?

Ans. You can apply for the post of UPSC Junior Scale Posts, Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer (AMO), General Duty Medical Officer (GDMO), and General duty Medical Officer Gr-II.

Q. What is the exam date for the UPSC 2020 Combined Medical Services?

Ans. The exam date is October 22, 2020 for UPSC CMO 2020.

Q. What will be language of the question paper for the UPSC CMS 2020?

Ans. The UPSC CMS question paper will be set only in English.

Q. What is the Exam Pattern for the UPSC CMS 2020?

Ans. There will two stages of the Exam, One will be Computer Based Paper of 500 Marks followed by a personal interview.

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