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UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018-19 Revised (Paper I/II) July Subject-Wise Scheme PDF


UPSC CMS Syllabus 

CMS Syllabus 2018: Combined Medical Services Examination is scheduled to be conducted on 22/07/2018 byUnion Public Service Commission. Contenders, participating in the exam can download Revised UPSC CMS Syllabus PDF of Paper I/II from here.

Union Public Service Commission conducts CMS Examination in Papers and for the preparation of the July Exam 2018, you need to have Complete CMS Syllabus along with Subject-Wise Scheme which is available on this page.

Combined Medical Services Examination 2018: Details

Name of the Organization
Union Public Service Commission
Name of the Exam
Combined Medical Services Examination
No. of Vacancies
Name of the Vacancies
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer,
General Duty Medical Officer
and Junior Scale Posts
Last Date of the submission of application form
Date of CMS Exam 2018
CMS Admit Card 2018 Date

Reason of Conducting CMS July Exam

Combined Medical Services Examination is going to be conducted for filling up 454 vacant positions of Assistant Divisional Medical Officer, General Duty Medical Officer and Junior Scale Posts.

Candidates can submit their forms on or before the above said date have to participate in the exam. To download UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018-19 PDF and getting entire information Exam Scheme, check this page that is designed by www.privatejobshub.in.

CMS Syllabus

The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:

Part-I Computer Based Examination: (500 marks)

The candidates will take the Computer based examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration.

Part-II Personality Test: (100 Marks)

Personality test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the Computer based examination.

UPSC CMS Syllabus of Computer Based Examination

The components and UPSC CMS Syllabi of two Papers and the weightage to different components in the two papers are given below: -
Paper I Maximum (Code No. 1) Marks: 250

(a) General Medicine including the following:
  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Genito-Urinary
  • Neurology
  • Hematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Infections/Communicable Diseases
1.    Virus
2.    Rickets
3.    Bacterial
4.    Spirochetal
5.    Protozoan
6.    Metazoan
7.    Fungus
  • Nutrition/Growth
  • Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
  • Musculoskelatal System
  • Psychiatry
  • General
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Common Poisoning
  • Snake bite
  • 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
  • In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizoprenia.

(b) Paediatrics including the following
  • Common childhood emergencies,
  • Basic new born 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, and
  • National programmes related to child health.
Paper II Maximum (Code No. 2) Marks: 250

(a) Surgery (Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)

(I) UPSC CMS Syllabus of General Surgery

Blood vessels
Head and neck
Alimentary tract
  • Oesophagus
  • Intestines
  • Developmental

  • Stomach
  • Anus
  • ----

Liver, Bile, Pancreas
Abdominal wall
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 patho-physiology and management.


(I) UPSC 2018 CMS Syllabus of Obstetrics

Ante-natal conditions
Intra-natal conditions
Post-natal conditions
Management of normal labours or complicated labour

(II) UPSC CMS Exam Syllabus of Gynaecology
  • Questions on applied anatomy
  • Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
  • Questions on infections in genital tract
  • Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
  • Questions on displacement of the uterus
  • Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
  • High risk pregnancy and management
  • Abortions
  • Intra Uterine growth retardation
  • Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.

(III) UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018 Family Planning
  • Conventional contraceptives
  • U.D. and oral pills
  • Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in theurban and rural surroundings
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy
(c) 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.

(B) UPSC CMS Syllabus of Personality Test – (100 marks)

Candidates who qualify in the computer based examination will be called for Interview/ Personality Test to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission.  The Interview/ Personality Test will carry 100 marks.

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, balance of judgement and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.

UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam Pattern
  • The Computer based examination in both the papers will be completely of objective (Multiple choice answers) type as per UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018.
  • The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.
  • Candidates must mark the Papers themselves. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to mark answers for them.
  • The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or both the papers of the examination.
  • There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
  • There are four alternatives for the answers to every question. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty
  • If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question as mentioned in UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018.
Check Details Of: UPSC Notification


Paper -1
No of Questions
Maximum Marks
General Ability
30 questions
Maximum marks shall be 250
General Medicine
70 questions
20 questions
Total Question in Paper-2


Paper -2
No of Questions
Maximum Marks
40 Questions
Maximum marks shall be 250
Gynecology & Obstetrics
40 Questions
Preventive & Social Medicine
40 Questions
Total Question in Paper-1

Check In Detail: UPSC CMS Exam Pattern

Final Words!!

Candidates can download UPSC CMS Syllabus 2018-19 in PDF format also by going through the above mentioned direct link while you are suggested to hit on this link to visit to the Official Website of the organization.
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