Combined Medical Services Examination

Result: 16 Dec 2021 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Result: 16 Dec 2021

UPSC CMSE Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 200
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

UPSC CMS 2021: Exam Date(21 November). Admit Card(OUT), Syllabus

Updated On - October 29 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

UPSC CMS 2021 has been psotponed. The revsied date has been announced. The preliminary exam will be conducted on 21 November 2021. The last date to apply was 27 July 2021. CMS examination is a national entrance exam which conducts once a year in computer mode that is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). This is conducted to recruit the candidates for the following services:
  • Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways
  • Posts of Assistant Medical Officer in the Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service under the Ministry of Defence
  • Junior Scale Posts in the Central Health Service
  • General Duty Medical Officer in the New Delhi Municipal Council
  • General Duty Medical Officer Gr. II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation, and South Delhi Municipal Corporation

Candidates must go through the given below article concern with the UPSC CMS Entrance examination 2021.

UPSC CMS 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check the UPSC CMS 2021 exam status from the below table:


Combined Medical Services Examination 2021 Status

Admit card released

Latest Update

  • CMS 2021 Admit Card has been released by UPSC on 28 October 2021.
  • UPSC CMS 2021 Preliminary exam has been postponed. The revsied exam date is 21 November 2021.

UPSC CMS 2021 Important Date

Candidates can check the UPSC CMS 2021 important dates from the below table.

Application Start07 July 2021
Application End27 July 2021
Admit Card28 October 2021
Exam Date
29 August 2021

21 November 2021

Result DateDecember 2021

UPSC CMS 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download the UPSC CMS 2021 Admit Card on the UPSC website. Check the given points of admit card:

  • Admit card should be issued three weeks before the exam on the official website.
  • Candidates can download their CMS e-admit card from the official website.
  • Authority will not send the admit card by the post.
  • Candidates must check every detail carefully.

UPSC CMS 2021 Exam Pattern

The entrance will conduct in two-stage i.e., written exam and personality test. Check the given mentioned table related to UPSC CMS 2021 Exam Pattern to know the written question paper structure:

Exam ModeComputer-Based Test (CBT)
Duration 120 Minutes (Each paper)
Type of QuestionObjective Type Question
Total Marks500
Negative Marking1/3 marks deducted 
Personality Test: Applicants who qualify the written exam successfully called for the Interview or Personality Test which is conducted by the UPSC to test the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and also like a personality test to assess the candidate’s intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, the balance of judgement and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, the integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.

UPSC CMS 2021 Syllabus

Candidates need to go through the given below information of UPSC CMS 2021 Syllabus for better preparation:

Syllabus of General Medicine:
Cardiology Nutrition/Growth 
Respiratory diseases Diseases of the skin (Dermatology) 
Gastro-intestinal Musculoskeletal System 
Genito-Urinary Psychiatry 
Haematology Emergency Medicine 
Endocrinology Common Poisoning
Metabolic disorders Snake Bite
Infections/Communicable Diseases Tropical Medicine
Critical Care MedicineEmphasis on medical procedures 
Patho physiological basis of diseasesVaccines preventable diseases and Non-vaccines preventable diseases 
Vitamin deficiency diseases Psychiatry
Syllabus of Paediatrics:
Common Childhood EmergenciesBasic newborn care
Normal development milestonesAccidents and poisonings in children
Birth defects and counselling including autismImmunization in children
Recognizing children with special needs and managementNational programmes related to child health

UPSC CMS 2021 Answer Key

UPSC will release the CMS answer key on the official website. Check all essential details of UPSC CMS 2021 Answer Key given below:

  • Authority releases the provisional answer key firstly and is open for the candidates to challenges and make objections. 
  • Considered all objections and if they find them correct then changes are made in the answer key and published the final answer key.
  • After the publication of the final answer key, candidates can not challenge the answer key.

UPSC CMS 2021 Result 

UPSC CMS Result 2021 for the written exam will be declared on the third week of August 2021 and the final result on the last week of December 2021 in the online mode. Given below are the relevant points of CMS scorecard:

  • Authority will release the result on the official website in the form of Pdf.
  • The result contains details of candidates such as name, roll number and marks fo the qualified candidates.
  • The release the result separately for both the stage and final result of the stage contain the information of those who qualify for admission after the document verification.

Documents Required to submit the commission

Given below are details of documents  to be submitted after the declaration of result for verification:

  • Age certificate
  • Qualification degree
  • Caste certificate
  • Certificate in support of being Person with Benchmark Disability
  • Certificate in support of the claim for age/fee concession, where applicable

UPSC CMS 2021 Test Centre

Applicants can check the following mentioned list regrading the UPSC CMS 2021 Test Centres:

  • Agartala
  • Ahemdabad
  • Aizwal
  • Bengaluru
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Dehradun
  • Delhi
  • Dharwad
  • Dispur
  • Gangtok
  • Hyderabad
  • Imphal
  • Itanagar
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jorhat
  • Kochi
  • Kohima
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Madurai
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Panaji
  • Patna
  • Port Blair
  • Prayagraj
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Sambalpur
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Srinagar
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tirupati
  • Udaipur
  • Vishakhapatnam

UPSC CMS 2021 Application Form

The authority has released the UPSC CMS 2021 Application Form on the official website. Check all the relevant information regarding the CMS online registration 2021:

  • CMS registration form was available in online mode only.
  • Candidates need to provide the details of the following photo ID proof such as Aadhar card, voter ID card, PAN card, passport, driving licence and any other photo ID proof which is issued by the state or central government. 
  • Candidates should avoid submitting multiple applications. If in case the candidates need to submit multiple applications they must make sure that the application with higher RID (Registration ID) is complete in all respect.
  • In case of multiple applications form, the applications form with higher RID shall be considered by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID. 
  • Candidates must provide a valid email id.
  • Applicants also have an option to withdraw the application form if they do not want to appear in the examination.

UPSC CMS Application Fees

Given below are the details of category wise UPSC CMS 2021 Application Fees:

CategoryApplication fees
General CategoryRs. 200/-
Female/SC/ST/PwD CategoryExempting
Mode of Payment: Candidates can make payment through both the mode online as well as an offline mode-
Online Mode: Via using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking of SBI.
Offline Mode: Via depositing money in any branch of SBI by cash.

UPSC CMS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are advised to check their UPSC CMS 2021 Eligibility Criteria before filling the form to check they are eligible or not. Given below are the eligibility for Combined Medical Service Exam:

  • Age Limit: Must be attained the age of 32 years as on 01 August 2021. And if candidates belong to SC or ST category then they have a relaxation of five years or they belong to OBC category then they a have three years relaxation.
  • Education Qualification: Candidates must pass the written or practical of the final MBBS exam for admission.
  • Physical Fitness: Candidates should be medically and physically fit according to the physical or medical standard for the examination.
  • Nationality: Should possess the citizenship of the given below country-
    • India
    • Nepal
    • Bhutan
  • Seat Matrix: Given below are the details of the number of seats available in the following post-
PostAvailable Seats
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways 300
Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services46
 Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services 250
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council07
General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation362

UPSC CMS 2021 Highlights

Candidates can check the basic information of UPSC Combined Medical Service Exam 2021 which is mentioned below:

Exam NameUPSC CMS 
Full NameUPSC Combined Medical Service
Conducting bodyUnion Public Commission Service 
LevelNational Level
Exam ModeOnline Mode
Official Website
Application ModeOnline Mode
 Application link
PurposeRecruit for the various post in the government of India

Union Public Service Commission

The UPSC(Union Public Service Commission)  conducts the All India Services examination and the examination for various Group A and group B central services. It was established in the year 1926. UPSC is mandated by the Constitution for recruitments to the services of the Union and All India services. UPSC is  function with both autonomy and freedom. It works with the country’s high judiciary and  Election Commission. It has headquarters in New Delhi and functions through its own secretariat.

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UPSC CMSE Important Dates

Form Date07 Jul - 27 Jul 2021
Admit card28 Oct 2021
Exam Date21 Nov 2021
Result16 Dec 2021 (Tentative)

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Form Start Date:

07 Jul 2021

Form End Date:

27 Jul 2021

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