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UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam 2017: Notification issued, check it here

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Wednesday issued a notification announcing date and procedure for applying for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017 on its official website.

education Updated: Apr 26, 2017 19:36 IST
Nilesh Mathur
The last date for submission of application online for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017  is May 19, 2017 till 6pm.
The last date for submission of application online for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017 is May 19, 2017 till 6pm.(Agencies)

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Wednesday issued a notification announcing date and procedure for applying for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017 on its official website.

Approximately 710 vacancies would be filled through the examination.

The last date for submission of application online is May 19, 2017 till 6pm. A combined online examination for recruitment will be held on August 13, 2017. The results of the computer based examination is likely to be declared in the month of September/October, 2017.

Aspirants are required to check eligibility conditions and instructions before applying for the exam, exclusively through the website www.upsconline.nic.in.

Candidates shall be issued an e-admission certificate three weeks before the commencement of the examination and will be available on the official website.

Scheme of exam:

The Combined Medical Services Examination will be conducted according to the following plan:

In the first stage, candidates will have to take computer based examination for two papers carrying 250 marks each. They will get two hours to answer each paper.

The first paper of computer based test will have 30 questions from general ability, 70 questions from general medicine and 20 questions from paediatrics.

The second paper of computer based test will have 40 questions from surgery, 40 questions from gynaecology and obstetrics and 40 questions from preventive and social medicine.

Candidates who clear the computer based examination will be called for a personality test. The personality test will be of 100 marks.

There will be negative marking for wrong answers in the objective type question papers.

A demo module for computer based examination will be available on UPSC website at the time of the launching of e-admit card.

Details of vacancies:

Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways: 450 post

Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services: 26 posts

Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services: 216 posts

General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council: 02 posts

General Duty Medical Gr-II in East Delhi Municipal Corporation, North Delhi Municipal Corporation and South Delhi Municipal Corporation: 16 posts

Go through the notification provided below for details like eligibility conditions, how to apply, exam fee structure, syllabus of exam for various subjects and much more.

Note: Visit official website of UPSC regularly for latest updates.