Time table for UPSC Combined Medical Services Exam 2020 released; Check out Scheme of Exam, instructions for candidates
New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the time table for the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2020.
All the candidates who are vying for UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination, 2020 can view the time table along with the scheme of examinations and instructions issued by the authorities for the examinees.
Time Table for UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination, 2020
(Indian Standard Time will be observed)
Date and Day
22nd October, 2020
Paper – I (Code No. 1)
9.30 AM to
General Medicine and Paediatrics
Paper-II (Code No. 2)
2.00 PM to
(a)Surgery (b)Gynaecology& Obstetrics
(c)Preventive & Social Medicine
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SCHEME OF EXAMINATION for UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination, 2020.
Personality Test: (100 Marks):
Personality test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the Computer-based examination.
(A) Computer-based Examination:
1. The components and syllabi of two Papers and the weightage to different components in the two papers are given below: -
Paper I Maximum
(Code No. 1) Marks: 250
Syllabus of Paper-I
(a) General Medicine including the following:
(ii) Respiratory diseases
(viii) Metabolic disorders
(ix) Infections/Communicable Diseases
(xi) Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
(xii) Musculoskeletal System
(xv) Emergency Medicine
(xvi) Common Poisoning
(xviii) Tropical Medicine
(xix) Critical Care Medicine
(xx) Emphasis on medical procedures
(xxi) Patho physiological basis of diseases
(xxii) Vaccines preventable diseases and Non-vaccines preventable diseases
(xxiii) Vitamin deficiency diseases
(xxiv) In psychiatry include – Depression, psychosis, anxiety, bipolar diseases and Schizophrenia.
(b) Paediatrics including the following -
(i) Common childhood emergencies,
(ii) Basic newborn care,
(iii) Normal developmental milestones,
(iv) Accidents and poisonings in children,
(v) Birth defects and counseling including autism,
(vi) Immunization in children,
(vii) Recognizing children with special needs and management, and
(viii) National programs related to child health.
(Code No. 2) Marks: 250
(b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics
(c) Preventive & Social Medicine
Total questions in Paper II = 120 (40 questions from each part.)
Syllabus of Paper - II
(Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)
(I) General Surgery
v) Blood vessels
vii) Head and neck
ix) Alimentary tract
x) Liver, Bile, Pancreas
xiii) Abdominal wall
xiv) Abdominal injuries
(II) Urological Surgery
(III) Neuro Surgery
(IV) Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
(V) Thoracic surgery
(VI) Orthopedic surgery
(X) Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailments
(XI) Pre-operative and post-operative care of surgical patients
(XII) Medicolegal and ethical issues of surgery
(XIII) Wound healing
(XIV) Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery
(XV) Shock pathophysiology and management.
(b) GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS
i) Ante-natal conditions
ii) Intra-natal conditions
iii) Post-natal conditions
iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labour
i) Questions on applied anatomy
ii) Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
iii) Questions on infections in genital tract
iv) Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
v) Questions on the displacement of the uterus
vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices
vii) High-risk pregnancy and management
ix) Intra Uterine growth retardation
x) Medicolegal examination in obgy and Gynae including Rape.
(III) FAMILY PLANNING
i) Conventional contraceptives
ii) U.D. and oral pills
iii) Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programs in the urban and rural surroundings
iv) Medical Termination of Pregnancy
(c) PREVENTIVE SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE
I Social and Community Medicine
II Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
III Health Administration and Planning
IV General Epidemiology
V Demography and Health Statistics
VI Communicable Diseases
VII Environmental Health
VIII Nutrition and Health
IX Non-communicable diseases
X Occupational Health
XI Genetics and Health
XII International Health
XIII Medical Sociology and Health Education
XIV Maternal and Child Health
XV National Programmes
XVI Management of common health problems
XVII Ability to monitor national health programs
XVIII Knowledge of maternal and child wellness
XIX Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies
Note (1) : The eligibility conditions of a scribe, his/her conduct inside the examination hall and the manner in which and the extent to which he/she can help the PwBD candidate shall be governed by the instructions issued by the UPSC in this regard. Violation of all or any of the said instructions shall entail the cancellation of the candidature of the PwBD candidate in addition to any other action that the UPSC may take against the scribe.
Note (2): The criteria for determining the percentage of visual impairment shall be as follows:—
Note (3): The concession admissible to blind/low vision candidates shall not be admissible to those suffering from Myopia.
The Commission has the discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or both the papers of the examination.
Penalty for wrong answers
There will be a penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
(i) 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 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
(ii) 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.
Candidates are not permitted to use calculators for answering objective type papers.
They should, therefore not bring the same inside the Examination Hall.
Both the Papers of the CMSE will be of MBBS standard.
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