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CMS Syllabus 2018 Combined Medical Service Exam Syllabus PDF

CMS Syllabus

Union Public Service Commission has provided latest CMS Syllabus for Combined Medical Service Examination. Aspirants who will become part of UPSC CMS exam 2018 may avail Combined Medical Service Exam Syllabus in PDF form.  We are also listing direct ways to get CMS exam Syllabus from CMS exam pattern assists you in knowing type & division of questions from each section. CMS Syllabus 2018 comprise of all topics asked in Union Public Service Commission paper.

UPSC organizes Combined Medical Services examination for appointment of work oriented & eligible contenders for Junior Scale Posts, Asst Divisional Medical Officer in Central Health Services, Assistant Medical Officer & General Duty Medical Officer Gr-II.  It will conduct UPSC Combined Medical Service Exam in last week of July 2018. Those who score good marks in online exam will be invited for Interview cum personality test. To get more information about CMS Syllabus 2018, scroll down this page created by team of

CMS Syllabus

CMS Syllabus of Paper‐I:

General Medicine including the following:

  1. Cardiology
  2. Respiratory diseases
  • Gastro‐intestinal
  1. Genito‐Urinary
  2. Neurology
  3. Hematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic disorders

Infections/Communicable Diseases

  • Virus
  • Rickets
  • Bacterial
  • Spirochetal
  • Protozoan
  • Metazoan
  • Fungus
  1. Nutrition/Growth
  • Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
  1. Musculoskelatal System
  2. Psychiatry
  3. General
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Common Poisoning
  1. Snake bite
  2. Tropical Medicine
  3. Critical Care Medicine
  • Emphasis on medical procedures
  • Patho physiological basis of diseases
  • Vaccines preventable diseases and Non vaccines preventable diseases
  1. Vitamin  deficiency diseases
  • In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizoprenia.

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B.)   Paediatrics including the following ‐ 

  1. Common childhood emergencies,
  2. Basic new born care,
  • Normal developmental milestones,
  1. Accidents and poisonings in children,
  2. Birth defects and counseling including autism,
  3. Immunization in children,
  • Recognizing children with special needs and management, and
  • National programmes related to child health.

CMS Syllabus of Paper II:

CMS Syllabus for Surgery (Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)

  1) General Surgery

  1. Wounds
  2. Infections
  • Tumours
  1. Lymphatic
  2. Blood vessels
  3. Cysts/sinuses
  • Head and neck
  • Breast
  1. Alimentary tract
  • Oesophagus
  • Stomach
  • Intestines
  • Anus
  • Developmental
  1. Liver, Bile, Pancreas
  2. Spleen
  • Peritoneum
  • Abdominal wall
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Urological Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Traumatology
  • Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
  • Pre‐operative and post operative care of surgical patients
  • Medicolegal and   ethical issues of surgery
  • Wound healing
  • Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
  • Shock patho‐physiology and management.

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CMS Syllabus for Gynaecology & Obstetrics:


  1. Ante‐natal conditions
  2. Intra‐natal conditions
  • Post‐natal conditions included in CMS Syllabus
  1. Management of normal labours or complicated labour


  1. Questions on applied anatomy
  2. Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
  • Questions on infections in genital tract
  1. Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
  2. Questions on displacement of the uterus
  3. Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
  • High risk pregnancy and management
  • Abortions
  1. Intra Uterine growth retardation
  2. Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.

Family Planning:

  1. Conventional contraceptives
  2. U.D. and oral pills
  • Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings
  1. Medical Termination of Pregnancy

Preventive Social And Community Medicine:

  1. Social and Community Medicine
  2. Concept of Health, Disease and   Preventive Medicine
  • Health Administration and Planning
  1. General Epidemiology
  2. Demography and Health Statistics
  3. Communicable Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Nutrition and Health included in CMS Syllabus
  1. Non‐communicable diseases
  2. Occupational Health
  3. Genetics and Health
  • International Health
  • Medical Sociology and Health Education
  • Maternal and Child Health
  1. National Programmes included in CMS Syllabus
  • Management of common health problems
  • Ability to monitor national health programmes
  • Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
  • Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies

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CMS Exam Pattern

UPSC CMS Exam Pattern 2018:

Part-I: Computer Based Examination:

  • UPSC CMS paper consist of objective multiple choice questions.
  • It is of 500 marks. This Computer based examination is divided in two Papers.
  • Each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks.
  • Each Paper will be of two hours duration.
  • The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.
  • For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one third of the marks will be deducted.
  • Both the Papers of the CMSE will be of MBBS standard.
Paper I Number of questions Maximum Marks
General Medicine96250

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Paper II Number of questionsMaximum marks
Gynaecology & Obstetrics40
Preventive & Social Medicine40

How can I get CMS Syllabus 2018?

  • At first step, candidate need to visit the official website that is
  • Hit on “Examination” tab available at top menu bar.
  • Choose “Revised Syllabus & Scheme” from drop down list.
  • UPSC Combined Medical Service Exam Syllabus will open up in PDF form.
  • Note down topics added in CMS Syllabus & carry print out of CMS 2018 Syllabus in order to prepare for exam.

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Further process after written test:

  • Candidates who qualify in the computer based examination will be invited for Interview/Personality Test to be organized by the Union Public Service Commission.
  • Interview/Personality Test will carry 100 marks.
  • It is organized to judge out General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study etc.

About Combined Medical Services Examination:

Union Public Service Commission conducts Combined Medical Services Examination in the month of August 2018. On the bass of score in UPSC CMS Exam, aspirants will be appointed for medical officer posts in various department of Indian Government like Indian Ordnance Factories and Indian Railways etc. Those who qualify UPSC CMS 2018 exam will undergo interview, personality test & document verification.


Candidates may avail more information about CMS Syllabus 2018 by following its Official Link. Stay connected with us for getting more updates about it.

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