UPSC CMS 2023: Application Form (Soon), Fee, Admit Card

Feb 23, 2023


UPSC CMS 2023 authorities will soon release the official notification. The eligibility candidates fulfilling the criteria can apply for the exam once the application form is released.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts UPSC CMS Exam annually for medical students. This exam recruits medical officers across several of India's governing bodies, including Indian Railways and municipality health units.

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UPSC CMS 2023 Results

UPSC CMS 2023 result will be declared on the official website after the exam is conducted. Candidates can check their results on the website. The result pdf contains the list of shortlisted candidates and their respective roll numbers.

UPSC declares stage-wise results and all aspiring candidates must clear both the Written exam as well as the Interview/Personality Test to get selected in UPSC CMS Exam.

All candidates need to check the official website in order to get their results for each stage and confirm if they have qualified for the next stage. UPSC releases a merit list for candidates to find out if they have qualified for the Interview/Personality Test round. The scores obtained by the candidates are declared once the entire process has been completed.

Steps to Check UPSC CMS 2023 Results

The steps to check UPSC CMS 2023 results are as follows.

  • Step 1: Go to UPSC's official website
  • Step 2: Check the “What’s New” section, and click on UPSC CMS Result 2023 link.
  • Step 3: Enter the required details and press the "Submit" button.
  • Step 4: Check your name and roll number and the corresponding result as displayed on your screen.
  • Step 5: Download UPSC CMS 2023 result in PDF format or take a printout for future reference.

Note: UPSC CMS 2023 Final result is based on the combined scores of both the Written Computer-based Test and follow-up Interview.

Check the UPSC CMS 2021 Result

About UPSC CMS Exam

CMS exam is the short name for the Combined Medical Services Exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). UPSC CMS exam is a two-stage exam conducted across the nation to recruit doctors for the Indian Railway hospitals and other government Municipal hospitals. The highlights of UPSC CMS 2023 Exam are:

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Highlights
Exam Name UPSC CMS
Full Form Union Public Service Commission Combined Medical Services Exam
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Exam Frequency Annual
Exam Mode Online
Exam Type National Level
Application Mode Online

011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591
[email protected]

Official Website

UPSC CMS exam is conducted every year to recruit several eligible candidates across 5 different positions in 2 categories as given below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Categories & Positions
Category Category 1
Category 1 Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services
Category 2 Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways
Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council
General Duty Medical Grade II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Dates

UPSC CMS 2023 official notification will be out soon. All dates given below are tentative and are subject to change as per official notification, so keep a watch on this section for all updates.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Dates
Event Name Date
UPSC CMS 2021 Result Date Nov 2023
UPSC CMS 2023 Notification Apr 2023
Last Date of UPSC CMS 2023 Application Apr 2023
UPSC CMS Admit Card Date Jun 2023
UPSC CMS Written Exam (CBT) Jul 2023
UPSC CMS Written Exam Result To be announced
UPSC CMS Personality Test To be announced
UPSC CMS Final Result Aug 2023

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Timetable

The tentative exam timetable for UPSC CMS 2023 has been tabulated below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Timetable
Paper Code Number Time Subject
Paper I 1 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM General Medicine and Paediatrics
Paper II 2 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Surgery
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
Preventive & Social Medicine

UPSC CMS Exam/Recruitment Tests Notification 2023

UPSC has released the annual exam schedule for the year 2023 on May 4, 2023. UPSC candidates can view UPSC CMS annual exam calendar on UPSC's official website.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Dates

UPSC CMS 2023 important dates are mentioned below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Tentative Exam Dates
Events Dates
CMS Last Date for Application May 9, 2023
CMS Exam  Jul 16, 2023

UPSC CMS 2023 Eligibility

There are multiple parameters that are taken into consideration with respect to eligibility criteria for selection in UPSC CMS 2023 exam as given below.


A candidate is eligible for appearing in UPSC CMS 2023 Exam if they are,

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who migrated to India prior to Jan 1, 1962, to permanently settle in the country
  • 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 intention of permanently settling in India.

UPSC CMS 2023 Age Limit

The maximum age limit of all aspiring candidates is 32 years as on Aug 1, 2023, which means that they should not be born before Aug 2, 1988. However, there are some relaxations in the upper age-limit considered by the commission for specific categories as given below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Age Limit
Category Relaxation (Maximum Upper Age Limit)
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
Defence Service Personnel Disabled in Operations 3 Years
Ex-Servicemen with Minimum 5 Years Military Service 5 Years
Physical Disability 10 Years

UPSC CMS 2023 Educational Qualifications

As part of the eligibility criteria for UPSC CMS 2023 exam, all candidates must have passed the written as well as practicals of fthe inal MBBS examination. Though there is a provision for candidates who have appeared or are planning to appear at the final MBBS examination, where they can apply for the examination but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, unless they submit proof of passing both the written and the practical part of the final MBBS examination.

UPSC CMS 2023 Application Process

UPSC CMS 2023 Detailed Application Form (DAF) will be released on the official website. Qualified candidates can fill up the DAF application form till Sep 2023 (at 6 PM).

Steps to Apply Online for UPSC CMS 2023

The steps to apply online for UPSC CMS 2023 are below.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC.
  • Step 2: Click on the “Apply Online” tab on the website
  • Step 3: Fill in all the required details as per the given fields.
  • Step 4: Pay UPSC CMS application fee as per your category.
  • Step 5: Upload all documents as per the specifications.
  • Step 6: Preview the form details before submitting UPSC CMS 2023 application form.

UPSC CMS 2023 Application Fee

All male candidates from General and OBC are required to pay a nominal fee of INR 200 to appear for UPSC CMS 2023 examination. Categories of people exempted from UPSC CMS 2023 application fee are Female/SC/ST/PwBD.

Candidates can pay the application fee using SBI Net Banking or via a Credit/Debit Card. Alternatively, they can also pay the fees in cash by depositing the money in SBI Bank.

Note: The application fee is non-refundable.

Documents Required for UPSC CMS 2023 Application

All candidates must make sure to arrange the given documents as required for filling UPSC CMS 2023 application.

  • Scanned copy of the identity proof which includes either of these: Aadhar Card, Passport, Voter ID, PAN Card, Driving License
  • Photograph in JPEG format
  • Scanned signature of the candidate
  • Category certificate.

Note: All candidates who qualify for UPSC CMS 2023 exam as per UPSC results in 2023 (when announced) are eligible to fill UPSC CMS DAF form to appear for the next round of selection i.e., personality test.

Steps to Fill UPSC CMS DAF 2023

The steps to fill UPSC CMS DAF 2023 are as follows.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of UPSC.
  • Step 2: Find the link for Combined Medical Services Examination 2023 DAF form.
  • Step 3: Click on the "Click Here" link.
  • Step 4: Fill in all details as per UPSC CMS DAF application form 2023.
  • Step 5: Click on the "Submit" button to submit UPSC CMS 2023 DAF form online.

UPSC CMS 2023 Admit Card

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) releases the notification on their official website post that candidates can download their UPSC CMS 2023 admit card by logging onto the candidate portal using their registration ID or roll number. All candidates need to carry a printout of the e-Admit Card to exam centers on the day of UPSC CMS 2023 exam or else they will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

UPSC CMS Admit Card

Steps to Download UPSC CMS 2023 Admit Card

The candidates can download the admit cards for UPSC CMS 2023 by following the steps below.

  • Step 1: First, visit the official website of UPSC.
  • Step 2: In the "Examinations" dropdown menu, click on "Active Examinations".
  • Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page with a list of all active exams under UPSC. Look for "UPSC CMS" or "Combined Medical Service Examinations".
  • Step 4: The page for UPSC CMS will now open, and on this page look for the details about the "e-Admit Card".
  • Step 5: Then, click on "Click Here".
  • Step 6: Once redirected to a new page, you will need to click on "Click Here to download admit card".
  • Step 7: After confirming that you have read the "Important Instructions", you will be able to download your admit card either by registration number or by roll number. Enter the required details and download UPSC CMS 2023 Admit Card.
  • Step 8: Take a few copies of the same to keep with you.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Centres

UPSC has released the following exam centres list for UPSC CMS 2023 Exam in their official notification.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Centres
UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Centres
Agartala Dispur Kolkata Ranchi
Ahmedabad Gangtok Lucknow Sambalpur
Bengaluru Hyderabad Madurai Shillong
Bareilly Imphal Mumbai Shimla
Bhopal Itanagar Nagpur Srinagar
Chandigarh Jaipur Panaji (Goa) Thiruvananthapuram
Chennai Jammu Patna Tirupati
Dehradun Jorhat Port Blair Udaipur
Delhi Kochi Prayagraj Visakhapatnam
Dharwad Kohima Raipur --

Note: UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) reserves the right to alter the centers at their discretion. No requests by candidates for change of centers are granted.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Pattern

UPSC CMS 2023 exam will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission in two parts. Part I is a computer-based online test with two papers, each paper carrying a 250 marks maximum. All candidates who qualify in the Part I, i.e., the online exam, are then selected for Part II which is an Interview or Personality Test round with a weightage of 100 marks.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Pattern
Exam Mode Computer Based Test
Language English
Time Duration 2 Hours for Each Paper
Type of Question Objective Type (MCQ)
Maximum Marks 250 for Each Paper
Marking Scheme

1/3rd Negative Marking for Each Wrong Answer
No Marks Deducted for Incorrect/Unattempted Answer

UPSC CMS exam is conducted in the following two parts as given below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Mark Distribution
Exam Type Marks
Written (Paper I) 250
Written (Paper II) 250
Interview or Personality Test 100

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Pattern for Written Exam

UPSC CMS 2023 Written exam comprises 2 Papers. Both papers are objective type (MCQ) computer-based online tests. The details of the written exam are given below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Exam Pattern for Written Exam
Paper Syllabus No. of Questions Marks
I General Medicine 96 250
Paediatrics 48
II Surgery 40 250
Gynaecology & Obstetrics 40
Preventive & Social Medicine 40
Total Marks 500

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern - Interview

The candidates who clear the written exam as determined by the cut-off released by UPSC are selected for the interview at UPSC office in New Delhi. All qualifying candidates are required to bring their certifications both academic and professional at the time of the interview for document verification purposes.

The maximum marks for UPSC CMS interview also called the Personality Test is 100 marks. There is no set pattern for the interview process and the questions and discussion can vary from candidate to candidate based on their academic background and the specialization they have done in their masters (if any).

UPSC considers the cumulative scores of the Written Exam and the interview to determine and release the final UPSC CMS 2023 results.

UPSC CMS 2023 Syllabus

UPSC CMS 2023 written exam is a computer-based objective type (MCQ) test. The test is divided into two parts with a total marks of 250 each. The syllabus for both papers is given below:

UPSC CMS 2023 Syllabus of Paper I

The syllabus for UPSC CMS 2023 Paper I are below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Syllabus of Paper I
Subject Topics
General Medicine Cardiology
Respiratory diseases
Metabolic disorders
Infections/Communicable Diseases (Viral, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan, and Fungal)
Growth and Nutrition
Skin Diseases (Dermatology)
Musculoskeletal System
Emergency Medicine
Common Poisoning
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 includes – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizophrenia
Paediatrics Common childhood emergencies
Basic newborn 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 2023 Syllabus of Paper II

The topics and syllabus for UPSC CMS 2023 Paper II are below.

UPSC CMS 2023 Syllabus of Paper II
Subject Topics
Surgery (ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics) General Surgery
Blood vessels
Head and neck
Alimentary Tract (Oesophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Anus, Developmental)
Liver, Bile, Pancreas
Abdominal wall
Abdominal injuries
Urological Surgery
Neuro Surgery
Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
Thoracic surgery
Orthopedic surgery
Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
Pre-operative and post operative care of surgical patients
Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
Wound healing
Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
Shock patho-physiology and management
Gynaecology Applied anatomy
Applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
Genital tract infection
Genital tract neoplasma
Uterus Displacement
Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
High risk pregnancy and management
Intra Uterine growth retardation
Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape
Obstetrics Antenatal conditions
Intranatal conditions
Postnatal conditions
Management of normal labours or complicated labour
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 and Community 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 2023 Vacancy

The official notification will contain the number of vacancies. The details of the several vacancies are listed below:

UPSC CMS 2023 Vacancy
Post Vacancy
Junior Scale Posts
(Central Health Services)
To be announced
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer
(Indian Railways)
To be announced
Assistant Medical Officer
(Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services)
To be announced
General Duty Medical Officer
(New Delhi Municipal Council)
To be announced
General Duty Medical Grade-II
(East Delhi, North Delhi and South Delhi Municipal Corporation)
To be announced

UPSC CMS 2023 Previous Year Question Papers and Answer Key

Sample papers, mock tests, and previous year question papers are a very efficient medium for preparation for UPSC CMS 2023 exam. These papers provide the right guidance to the candidates and help them cover the entire exam syllabus in a more organized way. Candidates can get an idea about their efficiency in solving multiple problems in the required time and can improve by referring to multiple previous year question papers.

Find below the previous year's question papers and their corresponding answer keys for UPSC CMS 2023 exam.

UPSC CMS 2023 Previous Year Question Papers
Question Paper
UPSC CMS 2019 Part - I
UPSC CMS 2019 Part - II
UPSC CMS 2018 Part - I
UPSC CMS 2018 Part - II

UPSC CMS 2023 Cut Off

Union Public Services Commission releases the cut off scores for the exam only after the exam has been conducted. There are several criteria which determine the cut off scores for UPSC CMS 2023 exam which include the following.

  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • No. of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Total no. of vacancies as per the official communication.

Refer to the below links to find the cut-off of UPSC CMS exam conducted in 2019 and 2018 respectively.

Note: Cut off marks in these links are based on the criteria for that particular year. The cut off for UPSC CMS 2023 may vary, so keep a lookout for this section for forthcoming updates.

UPSC CMS 2023 Contact Details

Union Public Service Commission,
Dholpur House,
Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069.

Phone Number: 011-23098543 / 23385271 / 23381125 / 23098591

Email ID: [email protected]

Official Website:

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