UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination – CMS Exam 2018 Date
|1||UPSC CMS Exam Date 2018||22nd June, 2018|
|2||UPSC CMS Exam 2018 Application Issue Date||02nd May, 2018|
|3||UPSC CMS Exam 2018 Online Application Last Date||25th June, 2018 - 6:00 pm|
“Combined Medical Services Examination 2018 – Conducting in computer based mode”.
A combined examination for recruitment to the services and posts mentioned in below will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on the 22nd July, 2018 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Dept. of Health) in the Gazette of India dated the 02nd May, 2018
The Services / Posts to which recruitment is to be made and the approximate number of vacancies to be filled are given below
Sr.No Event Vacancies
1 Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways. 300
2 Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service. 16
3 Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services. 138
4 General Duty Medical Officer Gr - II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation. NIL
5 General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council NIL
(iv) NIL vacancy of General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council.
(v) NIL vacancy of General Duty Medical Officer in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation.
The number of vacancies is liable to alteration.Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Disabled Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government. A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate indicates in his / her application form for Combined Medical Service Examination that he/ she belongs to General category but subsequently writes to the Commission to change his / her category to a reserved one, such request shall not be entertained by the Commission.
While the above principle will be followed in general, there may be a few cases where there was a little gap not more than 3 months between the issuance of a Government Notifications enlisting a particular community in the list of any of the reserved communities and the date of submission of the application by the candidate. In such cases the request for change of community from General to Reserved may be considered by the Commission on merit. In case of a candidate unfortunately becoming person with benchmark disability during the course of the examination process, the candidate should produce valid documents showing him / her acquiring a disability to the extent of 40% or more as defined under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 to enable him / her to get the benefits of reservation earmarked for person with benchmark disability provided he / she otherwise remain eligible for the CHS, IRMS, IOFHS, GDMO in NDMC and SDMC as per Rule 19 of the Rules of the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2018.
“Candidates seeking reservation / relaxation benefits available for SC / ST / OBC / PwBD / Exservicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation / relaxation as per eligibility prescribed in the Rules/Notice. They should be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated in the Rules / Notice for such benefits, and these certificates should be dated earlier than the due date ( Closing date ) of the application”
Important Notes for Combined Medical Services Exam 2018
Candidates to ensure their eligibility for the examination
The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of e-Admit Card to the candidate will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview / Personality Test.
How to Apply
Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in Brief instructions for filling up the online Application Form.Detailed instructions are available on the above mentioned website.
Last Date for submission of Applications
The online Applications can be filled upto 25th May, 2018 till 6.00 P.M.
The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card three weeks before the commencement of the examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid and active E-mail i.d. while filling up Online Application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them.
Penalty for wrong answers
Candidates should note that there will be penalty ( Negative Marking ) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.
The written examination for Combined Medical Service for two objective papers will be conducted in Computer based mode. A demo module for Computer based mode of this examination will be available on UPSC website www.upsc.gov.in at the time of the launching of e-Admit Card.
Facilitation Counter for Guidance of Candidates
In case of any guidance / information / clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271 / 011-23381125 / 011-23098543 on working days between 10:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs.
Mobile Phones banned
(a) Mobiles phones, Bluetooth or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations. (b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones / pagers or any valuable / costly items to the venue of the examination, as arrangements for safekeeping cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.