UPSC CMS 2020: Combined Medical Services


UPSC CMS 2020: Combined Medical Services is an examination which is conducted by UPSC (Union Public Services Commission) every year. CMS conducted to fill various vacant posts in various central government departments. The candidate has to qualify both the written and interview round to get qualified tag of CMS from UPSC. The application for CMS 2020 is open by UPSC for this year, candidate for more details on CMS read this article till the end to get the full information.

UPSC CMS 2020 Vacancies Available

Vacancies are listed below,

  • (ADMO) in the Railways = 300.
  • Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories
    Health Services = 16.
  • Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services = 138.
  • Total = 454.

UPSC CMS 2020 Important Date

Candidate can refer below the date of UPSC CMS to get the idea of the schedule of 2020.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Release of UPSC CMS Notification 2020 02 May 2020
Deadline to submit UPSC CMS 2017 Application Form 25 May 2020 (6:00 PM IST)
Release of Admit card 1st week of July 2020
UPSC CMS 2020 Exam Date 22 July 2020
UPSC CMS Result 2020 date October 2020 (Tentative)

UPSC CMS 2020 Exam Date

UPSC CMS 2020 will be conducted by UPSC on 22 July 2020. 

UPSC CMS Notification PDF:

UPSC CMS 2020 Highlights

Name of the Examination: Combined Medical Services.

Exam Conducting Authority: UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).

Medium Of examination: English.

Eligibility Criteria


  1. Candidate is a citizen of India.
  2. A subject of Bhutan.
  3. A subject of Nepal

AGE LIMIT:  Aspirant should not have been born before 22 July 1986, not more than 32 years as on 01 August 2020.

Age Relaxation
Adhoc, doctors in railways based on the extent of service
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PH 10 years
Citizens of Jammu & Kashmir 5 years
Defense Service Personnel disabled on duty 3 years


Educational Qualification

The aspirant should have passed the MBBS final examination to be eligible for this exam. Those aspirants who are in the final year can also apply but they are entitled to provide the certificate for the same.

The aspirant who is yet to complete their rotatory internship can also apply for the CMS recruitment exam.

UPSC CMS 2020 Application Form

UPSC CMS 2020 Application form is no longer available for the year 2020.

The application form is only available till 25 May 2020.

Application fee

The fee amount for various categories is as tabulated below:

Category Fees
General and OBC ₹200
SC/ST/PH/ Female candidates Exempted

The candidates can pay the exam fees online through debit/credit card or net banking facilities of the SBI group.

Documents to be Uploaded

Aspirants must have copies of the following at hand at the time of filling the Union Public Services Commission CMS 2020 application form:

  • Candidate’s passport-sized photograph (coloured) – Between 3kb to 40 kb in JPG format only.
  • Candidate’s Signature – Between 1 kb to 40 kb in JPG format only.

UPSC CMS 2020 Admit Card

The admit card for UPSC CMS 2020 will be issued by UPSC in the 1st week of July 2020.

This e-admit card will be available for download only through the website. The candidate will be able to access the admit card after logging in using their credentials. 

Examination Pattern

The UPSC CMS 2020 recruitment process has two stages:

  • Stage I: Entrance test (comprises of 2 Papers)
  • Stage II: Personality test/Interview.

Stage I: Entrance Exam


UPSC CMS 2020 will have two papers of 2 hours each.

Type of questions

The questions will be of objective type (MCQs) only.

Maximum marks

The total marks of the two papers will be 500 (250 + 250).

Total number of questions

120 questions will be asked in each of the two papers.

Marking scheme

The details of the papers are tabulated below –

Paper I
No. Subject No. of Questions
1. General Medicine 96
2. Paediatrics 24
Total 120
No. Subject No. of Questions
1. Surgery 40
2. Gynecology & Obstetrics 40
3. Preventive & Social Medicine 40
Total 120

UPSC CMS 2017 Cut Off

As per UPSC official website, the cut off marks for UPSC CMS 2017 have been listed as:

Entrance Exam

Marks out of 500
General 261
OBC 222
SC 235
ST 223
PH-1 101

Source: UPSC

Final Selection

Category Marks out of 500
General 339
OBC 308
SC 321
ST 290
PH-1 195

Source: UPSC

UPSC CMS Result 2020

UPSC CMS 2020 Result is expected to declare on last week of September & the first week of October. Candidate can refer the official website for result.

These are the Documents which need to submit by the Candidate for the next round.

  • Certificate of Age.
  • Certificate of Educational Qualification.
  • Caste Certificate (as applicable)
  • Certificate in support of a claim for age/fee concession (as applicable).

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