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UPSC CMS Exam 2017

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UPSC CMS Exam 2017: UPSC conducts Combined Medical Services Examination(CMS) every year to recruit medical graduates into a variety of Central Government Organisations and Services.  The combined medical services (CMS) Examination is conducted in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare in the Gazette of India.



UPSC Exam has decided that the CMS(Combined Medical Services Examination) 2017 exam is to be conducted in Computer Based(Online) mode.

Last date for the submission of online applications is : 19.05.2017

Date of Examination: 13 August 2017(Tentative)


UPSC conducts a Combined Medical Services(CMS) Examination for recruitment to the following positions :-

(i) Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways –  450

(ii) Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services – 26

(iii) Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services – 216

(iv) General Duty Medical Gr.-II in East Delhi Municipal  Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation  —  16

(v) General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council – 02

Some Important Dates :

 Name of Organisation: UPSC
 Name of Exam: UPSC CMS Exam 2017
Date of Notification released:26 April 2017
Last Date of Receipt of Applications:19 May 2017
Date of Examination:13 August 2017(Tentative)
Official Website: www.upsc.gov.in


Also Read:- UPSC Exam Dates 2018-19 Notification – Important Information

UPSC CMS Exam 2017:Eligibility Criteria

(I) Nationality:

A candidate must be either :

(a)  a Citizen of India, or

(b)  a subject of Nepal, or

(c)  a subject of Bhutan, or

(d)  a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or

(e)  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.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.


(II) Age Limit:

(a) A candidate for this examination must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 1st August, 2017, i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1985.
(b) The upper age limit is relaxable in some of the categories.


(III) Educational Qualification:

For admission to the examination a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination.

NOTE-1: A candidate who has appeared or has yet    to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination if otherwise eligible but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they do not produce proof of having passed the written and practical part of the final M.B.B.S. Examination along with the detailed application which will be required to be submitted to the Commission by the candidates who qualify on the result of the written part of the examination.

Note-2: A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he will be appointed only after he has completed the compulsory rotating internship.

(IV) Physical and Medical Standards: Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2009 as per regulations


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