UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria
UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria: UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria 2023 has been specified in the official notification by UPSC. The UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria comprehends criteria such as age limit, nationality, educational qualifications, and physical requirements. Candidates appearing for the exam if fail to satisfy all the required eligibility criteria, then automatically the application form of the aspirants seems rejected.
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UPSC CMS Exam 2023 Overview
The UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS) is a reputable entrance examination administered by the Union Public Service Commission. It is conducted on a yearly basis for selecting candidates for medical jobs in All India, for the Central and State Health Services. Check the overview of the UPSC CMS Exam 2023.
UPSC CMS Exam 2023 Overview
|Name of the exam||Combined Medical Services Examination (CMS)|
|Conducting Body||Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)|
|Exam Frequency||Yearly Basis|
|Exam Phases||Written – Paper I and Paper II
|Application Fees||General – Rs. 200/-
Female/SC/ST/Disabled – NIL
|Examination Mode||CBT Based|
|Examination Duration||2 hours per paper|
UPSC CMS Exam Eligibility 2023
UPSC CMS Eligibility Criteria require the eligibility of mentioned education qualification, age limit and nationality as a criterion. Candidates must have done Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree from a recognised university.
Candidates must also not age more than 32 years at the time they are applying for the post. Candidates of scheduled caste and scheduled tribe categories have been ensured with age relaxation. Check other details from below.
|UPSC CMS Exam Eligibility 2023|
|Eligibility Criteria for Candidates||Necessary Requirements for the Candidates|
|UPSC CMS Age Limit||
|Educational Qualification Required||
|Physical as well as Medical Fitness||As per Appendix III to the Rules of the UPSC CMS Examination, candidates must be physically and medically fit for the Combined Medical Services Examination in 2023.|
|Nationality of the Candidates||
The candidates from 2, 3 and 4 categories must, however, submit an eligibility certificate issued by the government.
UPSC CMS Age Relaxation
For the unreserved category candidate, the number of times they can apply is 6 times for the UPSC CMS examination. The OBC candidate can give this examination 7 times and the SC/ST candidate can appear an unlimited number of times (up to 37 years of age). The age relaxation has been discussed below:
|UPSC CMS Age Relaxation|
|Categories of Candidates||Relaxation Provided|
|General/Unreserved Category||No Relaxation|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||Relaxation of 5 years|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||Relaxation of 5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||Relaxation of 3 years|
|Domicile of Jammu & Kashmir||Relaxation of 5 years|
|Those who have served in the military for at least five years (Ex-Servicemen), including commissioned officers and ECOs/SSCOs.||Relaxation of 5 years|
|Military personnel who have been injured in operations during hostilities with foreign countries or in disturbed areas and have been released because of their injuries)||Relaxation of 3 years|
|A military service person (e.g. ECOs/SSCOs with a total of 5 years of military service).||Relaxation of 5 Years|
|General Candidates with Physical Disability||Relaxation of 10 years|
UPSC CMS Physical Standards & Medical Standards
According to CMSE norms, applicants must meet the physical and medical requirements for the UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination 2023 in order to sit for the exam.