Union Public service commission declared revised syllabus for Combined medical services 2018 and excluded the General ability General Knowledge questions from the Syllabus;
SCHEME OF COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAMINATION: TO BE MADE EFFECTIVE FROM CMSE‐2018
The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:‐
Part‐I COMPUTER BASED EXAMINATION – (500 marks) The candidates will take the Computer based examination in two Papers, each Paper carrying a maximum of 250 marks. Each Paper will be of two hours duration.
Part‐II 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
General Medicine and Paediatrics:
Total questions in Paper I = 120 (96 from General Medicine and 24 from Paediatrics);
Syllabus of Paper‐I
(a) General Medicine including the following: (i) Cardiology (ii) Respiratory diseases (iii) Gastro‐intestinal (iv) Genito‐Urinary (v) Neurology (vi) Hematology (vii) Endocrinology (viii) Metabolic disorders (ix)Infections/Communicable Diseases a) Virus b) Rickets c) Bacterial d) Spirochetal e) Protozoan f) Metazoan g) Fungus (x) Nutrition/Growth (xi)Diseases of the skin (Dermatology) (xii) Musculoskelatal System (xiii) Psychiatry (xiv) General (xv) Emergency Medicine (xvi) Common Poisoning (xvii) Snake bite (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 Schizoprenia.
(b) Paediatrics including the following ‐ (i)Common childhood emergencies, (ii) Basic new born 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 programmes related to child health.
Paper II Maximum (Code No. 2) Marks : 250
(a) Surgery (b) Gynaecology & Obstetrics (c) Preventive & Social Medicine
Total questions in Paper II = 120 (40 questions from each part.) Syllabus of Paper ‐ II
(a) Surgery (Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics) (I) General Surgery i) Wounds ii) Infections iii) Tumours iv) Lymphatic v) Blood vessels vi) Cysts/sinuses vii) Head and neck viii) Breast ix) Alimentary tract a) Oesophagus b) Stomach c) Intestines d) Anus e) Developmental x) Liver, Bile, Pancreas xi) Spleen xii) Peritoneum xiii) Abdominal wall xiv) Abdominal injuries (II) Urolog (XIV) Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery (XV) Shock patho‐physiology and management.
(b) GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS (I) OBSTETRICS i) Ante‐natal conditions ii) Intra‐natal conditions iii) Post‐natal conditions iv) Management of normal labours or complicated labour (II) GYNAECOLOGY 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 displacement of the uterus vi) Normal delivery and safe delivery practices vii) High risk pregnancy and management viii) Abortions 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 programmes 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 programmes XVIII Knowledge of maternal and child wellness XIX Ability to recognize, investigate, report, plan and manage community health problems including malnutrition and emergencies.
2. The Computer based examination in both the papers will be completely of objective (Multiple choice answers) type. The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.
3. Candidates must mark the Papers themselves. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to mark answers for them.
4. The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or both the papers of the examination.
5. Penalty for wrong answers There will be 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. (iii) If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
6. Candidates are not permitted to use calculators for answering objective type papers. They should, therefore not bring the same inside the Examination Hall. 7. Both the Papers of the CMSE will be of MBBS standard.
(B) PERSONALITY TEST – (100 marks): Candidates who qualify in the computer based examination will be called for Interview/Personality Test to be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission. The Interview/Personality Test will carry 100 marks. The Interview for Personality Test will be intended to serve as a supplement to the computer based examination for testing the General Knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and also in the nature of a personality test to assess the candidate’s intellectual curiosity, critical powers of assimilation, balance of judgement and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership. (For Original Link Click Here)