UPSC COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAMINATION
Scheme of Examination:
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.
COMPUTER BASED Examination:
The weightage to different components in the two papers are given below:
|No. of Paper||Topic||Sub Topic||No. Of question||Maximum marks||Duration|
|Paper I||General Medicine and Paediatrics||General Medicine||96||250||2 hours|
|Paper II||Surgery||40||250||2 hours|
|Gynaecology & Obstetrics||40|
|Preventive & Social Medicine||40|
Personality Test: (100 Marks): Personality Test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the Combined Medical Service computer based examination.
- The Combined Medical Service computer based examination in both the papers will be completely of objective (Multiple choice answers) type. The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.
- The Union Public Service Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or both the papers of the CMS examination.
- Penalty for wrong answers -There will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
Ø 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 (0.33) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
Ø If a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as a wrong answer even if one of the given answers happens to be correct and there will be same penalty as above for that question.
Ø If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.
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