UPSC CMS Exam 2021 Notification Out: 838 vacancies

UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021 Notification: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has started the online application process for Combined Medical Service Exam 2021 (CMS 2021) on its website The last date for UPSC CMS Registration 2021 is 27 July 2021 on However, the online Applications can be withdrawn from 03 August to 09 August 2021.

UPSC Syllabus 2021 | Civil Services Syllabus for Prelims, Mains

UPSC CMS 2021 Notification

UPSC CMS Recruitment 2021: Union Public Service Commission has finally released the official notification for Combined Medical Service CMS Exam 2021 on its official website on 07th July 2021. A total of 838 Category I and Category II vacancies has been announced to be filled through UPSC CMS 2021 Exam. The interested and eligible candidates can fill the online application form on or before 27th July 2021. The direct link to apply has been provided in the article below.

UPSC CMS 2021 Exam Notification: Overview

Go through the overview table and know the important details about UPSC CMS Exam 2021.

USPC CMS Notification 2021 
OrganizationUnion Public Service Commission
Exam NameCombined Medical Service Examination-2021
Apply Online Starts07th July 2021
Last Date to Apply27th July 2021
CategoryGovt. Jobs 
Selection ProcessWritten Exam, Interview
Job LocationAcross India

UPSC CMS Notification PDF

Union Publis Service Commission has released the official notification for Combined Medical Services Exam 2021 on on 07th July 2021 against Notice no. 09/2021-CMS. The candidates who have been waiting for this opportunity can go through the official notification form the direct link below and apply before 27th July 2021.

UPSC New Exam Calendar

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 Notification Download

UPSC CMS 2021 Online Application Link

UPSC CMS Exam 2021: Important Dates

Along with the release of UPSC CMS Notification on 07th July 2021, other important dates have been announced which have been tabulated below. The candidates must save the dates for UPSC CMS Exam 2021.

UPSC CMS Notification 2021 Date07th July 2021
UPSC CMS Application Starting Date07th July 2021
UPSC CMS Registration Last Date27th July 2021
Withdrawal of Application03rd to 09th August 2021
UPSC CMS Exam Date 202121st November 2021
UPSC CMS Admit Card Date 2021Three weeks before the exam date

UPSC CMS Recruitment Vacancy 2021

A total of 828 vacancies has been notified for various Category I & II posts including Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service and for Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, and GDMO. The vacancies for FY 2021-22 have been tabulated below.

Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Service349
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railway300
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council05
General Duty Medical Officer in East Delhi, North Delhi & South Delhi Municipal Corporation184

UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for UPSC CMS 2021 Exam, check the eligibility criteria including Nationality, Education Qualification, Age Limit, and Medical Requirement from here.


A candidate must be either:

  • A Citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • 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

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 examination may also apply.

Age Limit (as of 01/08/2021)

The upper age limit should be 32 years to be eligible. The candidate must not be born earlier than 2nd August 1989

Medical Requirement

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.

UPSC CMS 2021 Apply Online

The candidates who have completed their MBBS or in the final year of MBBS can register themself for UPSC CMS 2021 exam from the direct link below. The online registration process for CMS Exam 2021 has started on 07th July 2021 and will be active till 27th July 2021.

Steps to Apply For UPSC CMS Exam 2021?

  1. Visit the official website of UPSC or directly apply from the above link for UPSC CMS 2021.
  2. On the homepage, click on the “What’s new” section and check the detailed advertisement for Combined Medical Service Examination-2021
  3. Click on the Apply online for Combined Medical Services Examination 2021.
  4. Registered Candidates have to Enter the Login ID(Roll no.) and password and fill the application form.
  5. New Candidates have to Register themself first.

UPSC CMS Selection Process 2021

The selection process 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:

PaperNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
Paper 1 – General Medicine and Paediatrics120 (96 from General Medicine and 24 from Paediatrics)2502 hours
Paper 2- (a) Surgery, (b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics and (c) Preventive & Social Medicine120 (40 questions from each part)2502 hours
  1. The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.
  2. There will be negative marking of 1/3 marks

UPSC CMS Syllabus

Syllabus of Paper-I

(a) 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 –

(i) 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 the 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


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 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.

How many vacancies are available for UPSC CMS 2021 ?

More Than 800

How to fill UPSC CMS 2021 Application Form ?

You Can Fill UPSC CMS 2021 Application Form On the Official Website Website Of UPSC Online I.E. Upsconline.Nic.In.

What is the UPSC CMS Registration Date ?

07 July To 27 July 2021

What is the qualification to appear in UPSC CMS 2021 ?

MBBS Degree

What is UPSC CMS ?

Every Year, UPSC Conducts Combined Medical Service (CMS) Exam For The Recruitment Of Medical Officials Such As Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, Assistant Medical Officer, General Duty Medical Officer In Various Govt Departments

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