UPSC CMS Exam 2022 – The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued the notification of the Combined Medical Services Examination, UPSC CMS 2022. The detailed Notification PDF has been released on 06th April 2022 on the official website. The online application process for UPSC CMS 2022 exam has been started on 06th April 2022 and the last date to apply online for CMS Exam 2022 is 26th April 2022.

UPSC CMS Notification Released
Last Date- 26-04-2022

UPSC CMS Exam is conducted once a year, for recruiting unmarried males and females (including widows and divorcees who haven’t remarried) candidates for Medical Officer in various organizations.

SSC CMS 2022 – Quick Overview

Union Public Service Commission
Post Name
Medical Officer
Exam Mode
Age Limit
32 years
Application Mode
Examination Scheme
2 Stages
Job Location
Across India

Here on this page, candidates willing to apply can check the important dates, eligibility criteria, age limit, educational qualification, exam pattern, and syllabus along the selection process. Candidates must fulfil the minimum eligibility requirements at the time of applying for CMS 2022. Check below for educational qualifications, age criteria and marital status required for appearing in the CMS Exam.

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern 2022

Before starting preparation for the exam, you must understand and familiarize yourself with the latest UPSC CMS Exam pattern and syllabus. The Commission will conduct the exam in two stages namely a Written Examination and an Interview/ Personality Test. The detailed exam pattern is given below:-

Part-I- Written Examination

The candidates will take the written examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration. There will be a penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers. The Question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.

SubjectNumber of Questions
General Medicine96


SubjectNumber of Questions
Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics40
Gynaecology and Obstetrics40
Preventive and Social Medicine40

Part-II-Personality Test:

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

UPSC CMS Eligibility

After knowing the exam date you all might be thinking about the eligibility criteria for this exam. For admission to the examination, a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final MBBS Examination. Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards.

 UPSC CMS Syllabus 2022

Before starting your preparation for the exam it is advisable to go through the detailed syllabus for the Written Exam. Latest UPSC CMS Syllabus 2022 is available here! To perform well in the exam we recommend you to go through all the topics and prepare accordingly. The detailed syllabus of the exam is given below:-

UPSC CMS Written Exam Syllabus
General Medicine(i) Cardiology
(ii) Respiratory diseases
(iii) Gastro-intestinal
(iv) Genito-Urinary
(v) Neurology
(vi) Haematology
(vii) Endocrinology
(viii) Metabolic disorders
(ix) Infections/Communicable Diseases
(x) Nutrition/Growth
(xi) Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
(xii) Musculoskeletal System
(xiii) Psychiatry
(xiv) General
(xv) Emergency Medicine
(xvi) Common Poisoning
(xvii) Snake bite
(xviii) Tropical Medicine
(xix) Critical Care Medicine
(xx) Emphasis on medical procedures
(xxi) Patho physiological 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.
Paediatrics(i) Common childhood emergencies,
(ii) Basic newborn care,
(iii) Normal developmental milestones,
(iv) Accidents and poisonings in children,
(v) Birth defects and counselling including autism,
(vi) Immunization in children,
(vii) Recognizing children with special needs and management, and
(viii) National programmes related to child health.
Surgery(i) General Surgery
(ii) Urological Surgery
(iii) Neuro Surgery
(iv) Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
(v) Thoracic surgery
(vi) Orthopaedic 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.
Gynaecology and ObstetricsObstetrics
(i) Ante-natal conditions
(ii) Intra-natal conditions
(iii) Post-natal conditions
(iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labour
(i) Questions on applied anatomy
(ii) Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
(iii) Questions on infections in the genital tract
(iv) Questions on neoplasms in the genital tract
(v) Questions on the displacement of the uterus
(vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
(vii) High-risk pregnancy and management
(viii) Abortions
(ix) Intra-Uterine growth retardation
(x) Medicolegal examination in body and Gynae including Rape
Family Planning
(i) Conventional contraceptives
(ii) U.D. and oral pills
(iii) The operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings
(iv) Medical Termination of Pregnancy
Preventive Social and Community Medicine (i) 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 programmes
(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 2022

Appearing candidates can download the admit card for the UPSC CMS 2022 through the UPSC Admit Cards Page by entering their registration id/ roll number and date of birth. The commission will release admit cards for the exam in mid-January.

It is important to note that candidates need to carry the admit cards along with them to the exam centre. No hard copy of admit cards will be issued to any candidate. Stay tuned to our portal to download UPSC CMS 2022 Hall Ticket as soon as it is out.

UPSC CMS 2022 Result

The result of the UPSC CMS Exam will be released after the completion of each stage. Candidates can check the result in the file uploaded by the Commission with their respective roll numbers.  Must visit UPSC Results Page to check UPSC CMS 2022 Result. We suggest you keep following our Sarkari Exam page for the latest exam notification. We wish you all the best for your exam!

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Posted on July 8, 2021 by vandana doll