UPSC CMS Syllabus 2020

Name of the post : Post of a medical officer, Combined Medical Services (CMS) is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Information : Computer based exam will be conducted in two papers that is paper I and paper II
Stage I
Paper I (250 Marks)In paper I, Candidate’s will have to prepare for two sections: Paediatrics and General medicine.
General Medicine
. Gastro-intestinal
. Emphasis on medical procedures
.Respiratory diseases
.Metabolic disorders
. Infections/Communicable Diseases Virus, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan, Fungus
. Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
.System Psychiatry
. General
.Emergency Medicine
.Tropical Medicine
.Critical Care Medicine
.Common Poisoning
.Patho physiological basis of diseases
.Vaccines preventable diseases and Non-vaccines preventable diseases
.Vitamin deficiency diseases
. In psychiatry include – Schizophrenia, anxiety, bipolar diseases,psychosis, and Depression
Birth defects and counselling including autism, Immunization in children, Basic newborn care, Normal developmental milestones, Accidents and poisonings in children, Common childhood emergencies, Immunization in children
Paper II (250 Marks)
Candidate’s must have in-depth knowledge of wounds, blood vessels, tumours, head and neck, infections, breast etc.
Candidates should have complete knowledge of a)stomach b)Intestines c)Anus d)Oesophagus e)Development is required. Apart from this, candidates must be well aware of the concepts of Pertoneu, abdomianl injuries, Liver, Bile, Pancreas, Abdominal wall, Spleen and Peritoneum.
For part II of the Surgery section candidates will have to prepare topics on Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailment, Neuro Surgery, Pre?operative and post-operative care of surgical patients, Urological Surgery, Fluid and electrolyte management in surgery and Shock pathophysiology and management, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Anaesthesiology, Diagnosis and management of common surgical ailment, Traumatology, Wound healing, Thoracic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Ophthalmology.
Gynaecology & Obstetrics
For the obstetrics section, Candidate should study about Intra-natal conditions, Ante-natal conditions, Management of normal labours, Post-natal conditions or complicated labour in detail.
For the preparation of the family Planning section, Topics will be like COnventional Contraceptives, Oral pills and UD, Sterilization, organization of programmes and operation procedure in the rural and urban surroundings and Medical Termination of Pregnancy should be prepared in details.
To the Gynarcology section, Candidate must have prepare topics like applied physiology of fertilization and mensuration, Normal delivery and safe delivery practices, Intra-uterine growth retardation and Medicolegal examination in body and Gynae including Rape, applied anatomy, displacement of the uterus, High-risk pregnancy and Management, infections in the genital tract and neo plasma in the genital tract and Abortions
Preventive Social & Community Medicine
Candidates must have knowledge of Environmental Health, Communicable diseases and Nutrition and Health is required.
Total nineteen topics will be mentioned such as concepts of Health, Preventive Medicine, Community Medicine and Disease etc. are to be prepared.
Along with candidates should study topics like Genetics and health, Medical Sociology and Health Education, Non-communicable diseases, Maternal and Child Health, National Programmes, Occupational Health, International health, Management of common health problems.
Stage II : Personality Test of UPSC CMS 2020 1. UPSC conducts and Interview/personality test for those candidate’s who qualify in the Stage I examination. 2. It is designed to test the general knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of academic study. 3. There with, it is aimed to test the candidate’s critical powers of assimilation, initiative and capability for leadership, intellectual curiosity, the integrity of character, the balance of judgement and alertness of mind and the ability for social cohesion

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