UPSC to conduct Combined Medical Services Exam 2013 on 30 June 2013

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will conduct the Combined Medical Services Exam 2013 on 30 June, 2013 for recruitment of doctors to various posts/services in the government. The number of vacancies to be filled using this exam is being decided.

Important dates

The important dates for the Combined Medical Services Exam 2013 are given below:

Application Forms Now Available
  • Last date to receive online applications: 6 May, 2013 (until 11:59 p.m.)
  • Entrance exam date: 30 June, 2013
  • E-admit card available online: 3 weeks before the exam (around 9 June, 2013)


Eligibility criteria

Candidates must be less than 32 years as of 1 January, 2013 and should have an MBBS degree. For details about the age criteria, educational qualifications and nationality, you can visit the Combined Medical Services Exam 2013 Eligibility Criteria page.


Application procedure

Interested candidates must apply online for the Combined Medical Services Exam 2013. Make sure you apply before 11:59 p.m. on 6 May, 2013, as the online link to apply will be disabled after that.

Candidates have to pay an exam fee of Rs. 200 either by:

  • depositing the money in any SBI branch by cash

or

  • by using the net banking facility at SBI/State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/State Bank of Mysore/State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore

or

  • by using Visa/Master credit or debit card

Female candidates and candidates belonging to scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and physically handicapped categories don't have to pay the exam fee of Rs. 200.


Exam pattern and syllabus

The Combined Medical Services Exam has a written part and an interview/personality test. The written exam has two papers of 250 marks each. The exam duration of each paper is two hours. Both papers will have objective (multiple choice) type questions. There will be negative marking for wrong answers in the objective papers. The question papers are set only in English.

For details about the subjects covered in the written part of the exam and for details about the personality test, visit the Combined Medical Services 2013 Exam Pattern & Syllabus page.


Test centres

The UPSC will conduct the combined medical services exam 2013 in the following cities:

AGARTALA

GANGTOK

PANAJI (GOA)

AHMEDABAD

HYDERABAD

PATNA

AIZWAL

IMPHAL

PORT BLAIR

ALLAHABAD

ITANAGAR

RAIPUR

BANGALORE

JAIPUR

RANCHI

BAREILLY

JAMMU

SAMBALPUR

BHOPAL

JORHAT

SHILLONG

CHANDIGARH

KOCHI

SHIMLA

CHENNAI

KOHIMA

SRINAGAR

CUTTACK

KOLKATA

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

DEHRADUN

LUCKNOW

TIRUPATI

DELHI

MADURAI

UDAIPUR

DHARWAD

MUMBAI

VISHAKHAPATNAM

DISPUR

NAGPUR


Also note that these centres are liable to change at the discretion of the UPSC. Applicants should apply early to get a centre of their choice.

 

Source

"Combined Medical Services Examination, 2013", "Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), 2013", www.upsc.gov.in

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