UPSC Issues Combined Medical Services 2016 Notification
UPSC has issued the notification for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2016. As per the notification, the exam will be conducted on 12 June 2016.
A candidate must have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination. A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply.
Submission of Online Application Form starts from 05 Mar 2016
Last date of submission of Online Application Forms 01 Apr 2016 till 23:59 hours
Availability of e-Admit Card 03 weeks before the exam
Date of Exam 12 June 2016
Computer based examination (500 marks)
Personality test (100 marks)
Part 1 – Computer based examination:
Computer based examination will have two Papers, each of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration (120 minutes) and will carry 250 marks each. The paper 2 will consist of 120 questions based on the given pattern:
Paper I No. of Ques.
General Ability 30 Questions
General Medicine 70 Questions
Paediatrics 20 Questions
Paper II No. of Ques.
Surgery 40 Questions
Gynaecology & Obstetrics 40 Questions
Preventive & Social Medicine 40 Questions
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.
Part 2 – Personality test:
Personality test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the Computer based examination