What is UPSC CMSE Exam 2022?: Know Dates, Eligibility, and Fees

Are you looking for a career in the Medical/ Healthcare sector? Want to know what is CMSE exam is?

In this article, get detailed information on the CMS exam.

What is CMSE Exam (CMS)?

CMSE Exam stands for Combined Medical Services Examination. The examination is conducted by UPSC every year to recruit medical graduates into different Central Government Organizations and Services. It is organized in accordance with the rules published by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in the Gazette of India. 

The examination conducted by the UPSC is for posts such as:


Ordinance Factories 

Central Health Service 

Municipal Corporation of Delhi 

CMSE Exam stands for Combined Medical Services Examination.
According to governmental standards, Reservations are applicable to age limitations and job vacancies.

What is CMS Exam 2022 Eligibility?

Combined Medical Services Exam 2022 Eligibility consists of;

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must possess an M.B.B.S degree.
  • Applicants who are yet to appear in the final exam of the M.B.B.S. may likewise be permitted to appear in the exam provisionally.
  • Individuals who are yet to finish their mandatory internship are also eligible for the CMS Exam. However, their appointment upon selection is subject to their completing the internship.

Age Limitations

The applicant who wants to appear for this Medical Entrance Exam ought to be aged less than 32 years on 1 January of the exam year. 

According to governmental standards, Reservations are applicable to age limitations and job vacancies.

What is Combined Medical Services Exam 2022 Fees?

Individuals applying online are needed to pay a reduced fee of Rs.50/- either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash. Or by utilizing the net banking services of SBI or by using Visa/master credit/debit card. 

Applicants applying through the common application form, i.e., offline, are needed to pay a fee of Rs.100/- through the central recruitment fee stamp only. 

All the female candidates and SC/St/PWD cast candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee. And candidates of the OBC cast are needed to pay the full fee. 

Now let us see how you can apply for this CMSE Exam Year 2021.

How to Apply for CMSE Exam 2022?

Hopeful applicants may apply online by utilizing the site http://www.upsconline.nic.in./ 

Applicants may likewise apply offline through the standard application form conceived by the commission for its assessments, which can be bought from the assigned head post offices all through the country against cash payment of Rs.50/-. Each such form can be utilized just a single time and for one examination. 

Note: In the event of any trouble acquiring application structures from the assigned HPOs/Pos, the candidates ought to promptly contact the concerned postmaster, or UPSC’s forms supply observing cell over Tele 011-23389366/Fax 011-23387310.

Importance Dates for UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam 2021 and 2022

Event Dates 2021
Application Date 7 July 2021
Last Date to Apply 27 July 2021
Exam Date 21 November 2021
Result DateDecember 2021 (Tentative)
CMS Detailed Application Form (DAF)January 2022 (Tentative)
Personality Test February 2022 (Tentative)
UPSC CMS 2021 Final Result March 2022 (Tentative)
Event Dates 2022
Release of Notification UPSC CSE 20222 February 2022
UPSC Online Registration Start02 February 2022
End Date to Apply For UPSC CSE 2022 22 February 2022
UPSC CSE Prelims 2022 Exam5 June 2022
UPSC CSE Prelims 2022  ResultJuly 2022 (Tentative)
UPSC CSE Mains 2022 Exam16 September 2022
UPSC CMS 2022 Final Result October 2022 (Tentative)

UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam 2022 Pattern 

Determinations for the Combined Medical Services Examination are made based on a written test, including two papers. This test will be Objective Type, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), and just in English. 

And each paper consists of 3 topics individually. Each topic from both papers includes a different quantity of questions. 

Written Test (2 papers of 250 denotes each) 

Paper 1 (Code No 1) 

TopicsNo. of Questions
General Ability30 Questions 
General Medicine70 Questions
Pediatrics20 Questions

Paper 2 (Code No 2) 

TopicsNo. of Questions
Surgery40 Questions 
Gynecology and Obstetrics40 Questions
Preventive and Social Medicine40 Questions

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What are the UPSC CMSE Exam 2022 Test Centers in India?

Every year Combined Medical Services Exam is conducted throughout different centers in India. This year 2022, CMSE Exam will be conducted at the following examination centers throughout India:

  1. Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal
  2. Kochi (Cochin), Kohima, Kolkata
  3. Lucknow
  4. Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair
  5. Raipur
  6. Sambalpur, Shillong, Shimla, Srinagar
  7. Nagpur
  8. Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati
  9. Udaipur and
  10. Vishakhapatnam
  11. Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad
  12. Chennai, Chandigarh, Cuttack
  13. Delhi, Dharwar, Dispur (Guwahati)
  14. Gangtok, Hyderabad
  15. Imphal, Itanagar
  16. Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat
  17. Madurai, Mumbai

List of Medical Exams in India 

If you wish to make a career in the medical sector in a different department of medicine, then there are various examinations taken by multiple institutes. Let’s see what those exams are:

Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI CET)
Chandigarh University Common Entrance Test (CUCET)
Rajasthan Pre Veterinary Test (RPVT)
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
All India AYUSH Post Graduate Entrance Test (AIAPGET)
Indian Army BSc Nursing 
Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE)
National Eligibility cum Test Super Specialty (NEET SS)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Nursing (AIIMS Nursing)
Diploma National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test (DNB PDCET)
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MDS (NEET MDS)
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate (NEET-PG)
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Entrance Exam (PGIMER)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Post Graduate Entrance Exam (AIIMS PG)
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Graduate entrance test (JIMER PG)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS Entrance test (AIIMS MBBS)

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