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Candidates to ensure their eligibility for the examination: All candidates (male/female/transgender) are requested to carefully read the Rules of Combined Medical Services Examination notified by the Government (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) and this Notice of Examination derived from these Rules. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of e-Admit Card to the candidate will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test. 2. How to Apply Candidates are required to apply online by using the website upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register himself/herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceeds for filling up the online application for the examination. OTR has to be registered only once in life time. This can be done anytime throughout the year. If the candidate is already registered, he/she can proceed straightway for filling up the online application for the examination. 2.1 Modification in OTR Profile: In case, the candidate wants to effect any change in his/her OTR profile, it shall be allowed only once in the lifetime after the registration at OTR platform. The option to change in OTR profile data shall be available till expiry of 7 days from the next day after the closure of application window of his/her first final application for any Examination of the Commission. In case, the candidate after registration of OTR applies for the first time in this examination; last date of modification of OTR would be 07.05.2024. 2.2 Modification in application form (Other than OTR Profile): The Commission has also decided to extend the facility of making correction(s) in any field(s) of the application form for this examination from next day of the closure of the application window of this Examination. This window will remain open for 7 days from the date of opening of the same i.e. from 01.05.2024 to 07.05.2024. In case a candidate wants to carry out any change in his/her OTR profile during this period, then he/she should login to the OTR platform and do the needful accordingly. In other words, no change in the OTR profile can be made by visiting the window for Modification in application form. 2 2.3 The candidate will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same. 2.4 Candidate should have details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/Passport/Driving Licence/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this Photo ID Card will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. This Photo ID Card will be used for all future reference and the candidate is advised to carry this Photo ID Card while appearing for Examination/Personality Test. 3. Last date for Submission of Applications: The online Applications can be filled upto 30th April, 2024 till 6.00 P.M. The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card on the last working day of the preceding week of the date of examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website https://upsconline.nic.in for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid and active E-mail id while filling up Online Application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them. 4. Penalty for wrong answers: Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. 5. Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep) The Commission has introduced a time frame of 7 days (a week) i.e. from the next day of the Examination Date to 6.00 p.m. of the 7th day is fixed for the candidates to make representations to the Commission on the questions asked in the Papers of the Examination. Such representation must be submitted through the “Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep)” only by accessing the URL http://upsconline/nic/in/miscellaneous/QPRep/. No representation by email/post/hand or by any other mode shall be accepted and the Commission shall not involve into any correspondence with the candidates in this regard. No representation shall be accepted under any circumstances after this window of 7 days is over. 6. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES: In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543 on working days between 10:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs. 7. Mobile Phones banned: (a) The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or blue tooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination is strictly prohibited. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations. 3 (b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagersto the venue of the examination, as no arrangement for safe-keeping will be made at the venue of the examination. 8. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination, as no arrangement for safe-keeping will be made at the venue of the examination. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. 9. Instruction in respect of uploading of Photograph while filling up online application form :- (a) The photograph, uploaded by candidate should not be more than 10 days old from the start of the online application process (i.e. the application commencement date). (b) Ensure that the name of candidate and the date on which the photograph was taken are clearly mentioned on the photograph. (c) The candidate’s face should occupy 3/4th of the space in the photograph. (d) The candidates must ensure that their appearance must match with their photograph at each stage of the Examination Process i.e. at the time of Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. For instance, if a candidate uploads a bearded photograph, he must appear with the same look in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. Same would be the case with spectacles, moustaches, etc. 10. The candidates should reach the venue of the Examination well in time at least 30 minutes prior to the commencement of each session of the Examination. No late entry will be allowed inside the Exam-venue under any circumstances. CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLINE AThttp://upsconline.nic.in ONLY. NO OTHER MODE IS ALLOWED FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION “Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.” No.14/1/2024-E.I(B) : A combined examination for recruitment to the services and posts mentioned in para 2 below will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 14th July, 2024 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Dept. of Health) in the Gazette of India dated the 10th April, 2024. Centres of Examination: The Examination will be held at the following centres: Sl. No. Centre Sl. No. Centre Sl. No. Centre 1 AGARTALA 15 HYDERABAD 29 PATNA 2 AHMEDABAD 16 IMPHAL 30 PORT BLAIR 3 AIZWAL 17 ITANAGAR 31 PRAYAGRAJ 4 BAREILLY 18 JAIPUR 32 (ALLAHABAD) RAIPUR 5 BENGALURU 19 JAMMU 33 RANCHI 6 BHOPAL 20 JORHAT 34 SAMBALPUR 7 CHANDIGARH 21 KOCHI 35 SHILLONG 8 CHENNAI 22 KOHIMA 36 SHIMLA 9 CUTTACK 23 KOLKATA 37 SRINAGAR 10 DEHRADUN 24 LUCKNOW 38 THIRUVANATHAPURAM 11 DELHI 25 MADURAI 39 TIRUPATI 12 DHARWAD 26 MUMBAI 40 UDAIPUR 4 13 DISPUR 27 NAGPUR 41 VISHAKHAPATNAM 14 GANGTOK 28 PANAJI (GOA) The centres and the dates of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres except Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the first-applyfirst-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice. NB: Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision, Commission reserve the right to change the Centres at their discretion if the situation demands." Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the time table and place or places of examination. Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be considered/ granted. All the examination centres for the examination will cater to the examination for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities also. 2.(a) The Services/Posts to which recruitment is to be made and the approximate number of vacancies to be filled are given below :- Category-I Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Sub-cadre - 163 of Central Health Service Category-II (i) Assistant Divisional Medical Officer - 450 in the Railways. (ii) General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council. - 14 (iii) General duty Medical Officer Gr-II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi - 200 The services/posts identified for PwBD Categories for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 as under:- (i) 18 (Eighteen) Vacancies of Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability belonging to Locomotor Disability having functional classification OA OL, BL. (ii) 6(Six) Vacancies of Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical officers Subcadre of Central Health Services are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability in the sub-categories of (a) OA, OL, BL, LC, DW, AAV –3 (Three), and total of [(b) SLD; + (c) MD involving (a) to (b) above] - 3 (Three) (iii) 08 (Eight) vacancy of General Duty Medical Officer (Gr.II) in Municipal Corporation of Delhi for Persons with Benchmark Disability belonging to Locomotor disability including Cerebral Palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy - 08 (Eight), (iv) NIL vacancy for Persons with Benchmark Disability of General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council. NB: For the vacancies identified for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in respect of Central Health Services, Candidates may refer to Part – B of Appendix-III of the Rules of Combined Medical Services Examination – 2024 available on the website of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. 5 The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Sections and Persons with Benchmark Disability in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government. A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong to is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. The candidates will be eligible to get the benefit of the Economically Weaker Section reservation only in case the candidate meets the criteria issued by the Central Government and in possession of such eligibility certification. If a candidate indicates in his/her application form for Combined Medical Service Examination that he/ she belongs to Unreserved category but subsequently writes to the Commission to change his/her category to a reserved one, such request shall not be entertained by the Commission. Further, once a candidate has chosen a reserved category, no request shall be entertained for change to other reserved category viz. SC to ST, ST to SC, OBC to SC/ST or ST/ST to OBC. SC to EWS, EWS to SC, ST to EWS, EWS to ST, OBC to EWS, EWS to OBC. No reserved category candidates other than those who qualified each stage of the Examination on General standard, shall be allowed to change (on their request or as decided by the Commission/Government based on the documents submitted by them) their category from reserved to unreserved or claim the vacancies (Service/Cadre) for UR category after the declaration of final result by UPSC. In cases where such candidates do not qualify on General Standard, their candidature shall be cancelled. Further, no candidate belonging to any sub-category of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) shall be allowed to change the sub-category of disability. While the above principle will be followed in general, there may be a few cases where there was a little gap not more than 3 months between the issuance of a Government Notifications enlisting a particular community in the list of any of the reserved communities and the date of submission of the application by the candidate. In such cases the request for change of community from General to Reserved may be considered by the Commission on merit. In case of a candidate unfortunately becoming person with benchmark disability during the course of the examination process, the candidate must produce valid documents showing him/her acquiring a disability to the extent of 40% or more as defined under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 to consider him/her to get the benefits of PwBD reservation. Candidates seeking reservation/ relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwBD/Ex-servicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/relaxation as per eligibility prescribed in the Rules/Notice. They should be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated in the Rules/ Notice for such benefits by the closing date of the application of Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024. A candidate of Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 will be eligible to get the benefit of the Economically Weaker Section reservation only in case the candidate meets the criteria issued by the Central Government and is in possession of requisite Income & Asset Certificate based on the income for Financial Year (FY) 2023-2024 and issued on/after 01.04.2024 (after the completion of FY 2023-24) but not later than the closing date of the application for Combined Medical Services Examination-2024 i.e. 30.04.2024. 6 The OBC candidates applying for CMSE, 2024 must produce OBC (Non-Creamy Lay) Certificate based on the income of the Financial Year (FY) 2021-2022, 2022- 2023, and 2023-2024 and issued on/after 01.04.2024 (after the completion of FY 2023-2024) but not later than the closing date of the application for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 i.e. 30th April, 2024. (b) A candidate may apply for admission to the examination in respect of any one or more of the services/posts mentioned in para 2 (a) above. Candidates will be required to indicate preferences for services/posts at the appropriate time. If a candidate wishes to be admitted for more than one service/post he/she need send in only one application. He/she will be required to pay the fee mentioned in para 4 below once only and will not be required to pay separate fee for each of the services/posts for which he/she applies. 3. Conditions of Eligibility: (I) Nationality A candidate must be either: (a) a Citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India. (II) Age Limit: (a) A candidate for this examination must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 1st August, 2024 i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1992. However, for Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Subcadre of Central Health Services, the upper age limit must not exceed 35 (thirty-five years) as on 1st August, 2024. (b) The upper age limit is relaxable as follows. (i) Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe. (ii) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates. (iii)Upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. (iv)Upto a maximum of five years in the case of Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2024 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2024 otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or (iii) on invalidment. (v) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of 5 years Military Service as on 1st August, 2024 and 7 whose assignment has been extended beyond 5 years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on 3 months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. (vi) Up to a maximum of ten years in the case of (a) blindness and low vision, (b) deaf and hard of hearing, (c) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy, (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; (e) multiple disabilities from amongst person under clauses (a) to (d) of Section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 including deaf-blindness. Note 1: Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3(II) (b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen and Persons with Benchmark Disability will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories. Note 2: The details of Functional Classification (FC) and Physical Requirements (PR) of each service are indicated in Appendix V of this notice which are identified and prescribed by the respective Cadre Controlling Authorities (CCAs) as per the provisions of Section 33 and 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. Only those category (ies) of disability (ies) mentioned in Appendix V shall apply for the examination under Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Category. Therefore, the candidates belonging to the Persons with Benchmark Disability categories are advised to read it carefully before applying for the examination. NOTE 3: The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ExServicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time. NOTE 4: The age concession under Rule 3 II(b)(iv) and (v) will be admissible to Exservicemen i.e. a person who has served in any rank whether as combatant or non-combatant in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union and who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his/her own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his/her pension NOTE 5: Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3 (II) (b)(vi) above, a Person with Benchmark Disability will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/posts to be allocated to the Persons with Benchmark Disability by the Government. Save as provided above the Age- Limit prescribed can in no case be relaxed. The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to be submitted only after the declaration of the result of the written examination. No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificate mentioned above. Note 1: Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted. Note 2 : Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to 8 an Examination, no change will be allowed subsequently (or at any other Examination of the Commission) on any ground whatsoever. Provided that in case of an inadvertent/ unintentional/typographical error committed by a candidate in indicating the date of birth in the Online Application Form, the candidate may make a request to the Commission for subsequent rectification along with supporting documents, as specified in the Rule 5 of the Examination and the request may be considered by the Commission, if the same is made latest by the date of the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 which is 14.07.2024. All communication in this regard should contain the following particulars:- 1. NAME AND YEAR OF THE EXAMINATION. 2. REGISTRATION I.D. (RID.). 3. ROLL NUMNBER (IF RECEIVED) 4. NAME OF CANDIDATE (IN FULL AND IN BLOCK LETTERS). 5. COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION. 6. VALID AND ACTIVCE EMAIL ID. NOTE 3: THE CANDIDATE SHOULD EXERCISE DUE CARE WHILE ENTERING THEIR DATE OF BIRTH IN THE RESPECTIVE COLUMN OF THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM. IF ON VERIFICATION AT ANY SUBSEQUENT STAGE, ANY VARIATION IS FOUND IN THEIR DATE OF BIRTH FROM THE ONE ENTERED IN THEIR MATRICULATION OR EQUIVALENT EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE, DISCIPLINARY ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST THEM BY THE COMMISSION UNDER THE RULES. (III) Educational Qualification: For admission to the examination a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination. NOTE-1: A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination if otherwise eligible but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they do not produce proof of having passed the written and practical part of the final M.B.B.S. Examination along with the detailed application which will be required to be submitted to the Commission by the candidates who qualify on the result of the written examination. Such proof of passing the requisite examination should have been issued latest by the closing date of Detailed Application Form of the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024. Note-2: A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he/she will be appointed only after he/she has completed the compulsory rotating internship. (IV) Physical and Medical Standards: Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 as per regulations contained in Appendix III to the Rules of the Examination. 4. FEE: Candidates (Except Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay of fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of any bank or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment. 9 Applicants who opt for "Pay by cash" mode should print the system generated Pay-in slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. "Pay by cash" mode option will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 29.04.2024 i.e. one day before the closing date; however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours to SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card/UPI Payment or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 6.00 P.M. of 30.04.2024. Note: 2. Candidates should note that payment of examination fee can be made only through the modes prescribed above. Payment of fee through any other mode is neither valid nor acceptable. Applications submitted without the prescribed fee/mode (unless remission of fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected. Note: 3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. Note: 4. For the applicants in whose case payments details have not been received from the bank, they will be treated as fictitious payment cases and their applications will be rejected in the first instance. A list of all such applicants shall be made available on the Commission website within two weeks after the last day of submission of online application. The applicants shall be required to submit the proof of their fee payment within 10 days from the date of such communication either by hand or by speed post to the Commission. On receipt of documentary proof, genuine fee payment cases will be considered and their applications will be revived, if they are otherwise eligible. ALL FEMALE CANDIDATES AND CANDIDATES BELONGING TO SCHEDULED CASTE/SCHEDULED TRIBE/PERSONS WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITY CATEGORIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM PAYMENT OF FEE. NO FEE EXEMPTION IS, HOWEVER, AVAILABLE TO OBC CANDIDATES AND THEY ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THE PRESCRIBED FEE IN FULL. Persons with Benchmark Disability are exempted from the payment of fee provided they are otherwise eligible for appointment to the Services/Posts to be filled on the results of this examination on the basis of the standards of medical fitness for these Services/Posts (including any concessions specifically extended to the Persons with Benchmark Disability). A Person with Benchmark Disability claiming age relaxation/fee concession will be required by the Commission to submit alongwith their detailed application form, a certified copy of the certificate from a Government Hospital/ Medical Board in support of his/her claim for being Persons with Benchmark Disability. NOTE: Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision for age relaxation/fee exemption, a Person with Benchmark Disability will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or the appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/Posts to be allocated to Persons with Benchmark Disability by the Government. NB: Applications without the prescribed Fee (Unless remission of Fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected. 5. How to Apply: (a) Candidates are required to apply online by using the website upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register himself/herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceed for filling up the online application for the examination. OTR has to be registered only once in life time. This can be done anytime throughout the year. 10 If the candidate is already registered, he/she can proceed straightway for filling up the online application for the examination. (i) Modification in OTR Profile In case, the candidate wants to effect any change in his/her OTR profile, it shall be allowed only once in the lifetime after the registration at OTR platform. The option to change in OTR profile data shall be available till expiry of 7 days from the next day after the closure of application window of his/her first final application for any Examination of the Commission. In case the candidate after registration of OTR applies for the first time in this examination, the last date of modification of OTR would be 07.05.2024. (ii) Modification in application form (Other than OTR Profile): The Commission has also decided to extend the facility of making corrections)s) in any field(s) of the application form for this examination from next day of the closure of the application window of this Examination. This window will remain open for 7 days from the date of opening of the same, i.e. from 01.05.2024 to 07.05.2024. In case a candidate wants to carry out any change in his/her OTR profile during this period, then he/she should login to the OTR platform and do the needful accordingly. In other words, no change in the OTR profile can be made by visiting the window for Modification in application form. (iii) The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same (b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service or Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment should submit their applications online direct to the Commission. Persons already in Government service, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are however, required to submit an undertaking that they have informed in writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their application shall be rejected/candidature shall be liable to be cancelled. NOTE 1: While filling in his/her online application form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice for the centre. If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her e- Admit Card, the papers of such a candidate will not be valued and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation. NOTE 2: Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be entertained under any circumstances. Candidates are not required to submit hard copy of the application to the Commission at this stage. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the Written Examination or Interview/ Personality Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions; their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission. Candidates are requested to keep ready self attested copies of the following documents for submission to the Commission soon after the declaration of the result 11 of the written examination which is likely to be declared in the month of August/September, 2024. 1. Certificate of Age. 2. Certificate of Educational Qualification. 3. Certificate in support of claim to belong to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Economically Weaker Sections and Other Backward Classes where applicable. 4. Certificate in support of claim for age/fee concession, where applicable. 5. Certificate in support of being Person with Benchmark Disability (where applicable). Immediately after the declaration of the written results, successful candidates will be intimated by the Commission electronically and they shall be asked to submit Detailed Application Form (DAF) online. Originals will have to be produced at the time of interview. The interview letter to the candidates may also be issued electronically. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect, they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Commission in terms of Rule 11 of the Rules for the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024, reproduced below: (1) A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:- (a) Obtaining support for candidature by the following means, namely:- (i) offering illegal gratification to; or (ii) applying pressure on; or (iii) blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the conduct of the examination; or (b) impersonation; or (c) procuring impersonation by any person; or (d) submitting fabricated/incorrect documents or documents which have been tampered with; or (e) uploading irrelevant or incorrect photo/signature in the application form in place of actual photo/signature; or (f) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information; or (g) resorting to the following means in connection with the candidature for the examination, namely :- (i) obtaining copy of question paper through improper means; or (ii) finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work relating to the examination; or (iii) influencing the examiners; or (h) being in possession of or using unfair means during the examination; or (i) writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches or irrelevant matter in the scripts; or (j) misbehaving in the examination hall including tearing of the scripts, provoking fellow examinees to boycott examination, creating a disorderly scene and the like; or (k) harassing, threatening or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination; or (l) being in possession of or using any mobile phone, (even in switched-off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories (either in working or switched-off mode) capable of being used as a communication device during the examination; or (m)violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their admission certificates permitting them to take the examination; or (n) attempting to commit or, as the case may be, abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses; in addition to being liable to criminal prosecution, shall be disqualified by the Commission from the Examination held under these Rules; and/or shall be liable to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period:- 12 (i) by the Commission, from any examination or selection held by them; (ii) by the Central Government from any employment under them; and shall be liable to face disciplinary action under the appropriate rules if already in service under Government; Provided that no penalty under this rule shall be imposed except after :- (i) giving the candidate an opportunity of making such representation in writing as the candidate may wish to make in that behalf; and (ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed for this purpose, into consideration. (2) Any person who is found by the Commission to be guilty of colluding with a candidate(s) in committing or abetting the commission of any of the misdeeds listed at the clauses (a) to (m) above will be liable to action in terms of the clause (n). Note: If a candidate is found to be in possession or using unfair means, may not be allowed to continue in the said exam as soon as the incident comes to notice of the Examination functionaries and the action against the candidates may be taken in consultation with the Commission. Further, the candidate may also not be allowed in any of the subsequent papers of the said examination. 6. LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: The Online Applications can be filled upto 30th April, 2024 till 6:00 PM after which the link will be disabled. Detailed instructions regarding filling of online application is available at Appendix – II. 7. Correspondence with Commission: The Commission will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidature except in the following cases: (i) The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card on the last working day of the preceding week of the date of examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website [https://upsc.gov.in/] for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. For Downloading the e-Admit Card the candidate must have his/her vital parameters like RID & Date of Birth or Roll No. (if received) & date of birth or name, father's name & Date of Birth available with him/her. If a candidate does not receive his/her e-Admit Card or any other communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination on the last working day of the preceding week of the date of examination, he/she should at once contact the Commission. Information in this regard can also be obtained from the Facilitation Counter located in the Commissions office either in person or over phone Nos. 011-23385271/011- 23381125/011-23098543. In case no communication is received in the Commission's Office from the candidate regarding non-receipt of his/her eAdmit Card at least three days before the commencement of the examination, before the examination, he/she himself/herself will be solely responsible for nonreceipt of his/her e-Admit Card. No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an e-Admit Card for the examination. On the receipt of e-Admit Card, candidates should check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately. The mere fact that an e-Admit Card to the Examination has been issued to a candidate, will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission or that entries made by the candidate in his/her application for the examination have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. Candidates may note that the Commission takes up the verification of eligibility conditions of a candidate, with reference to original documents, only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test on the results of the 13 Written Examination. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by the Commission, it continues to be provisional. The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the Examination shall be final. Candidates should note that the name in the e-Admit Card in some cases, may be abbreviated due to technical reasons. (ii) In the event of a candidate downloading more than one Admit Card from the Commission's website, he/she should use only one of these Admit Card for appearing in the examination. (iii) Candidates must ensure that their e-mail ids given in their application are valid and active as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them. (iv) A candidate must see that communications sent to him/her at the address stated in his/her application are redirected, if necessary. Change in address should be communicated to the Commission at the earliest opportunity. Although the Commission make every effort to take account of such changes, they cannot accept any responsibility in the matter. Important: All communications to the Commission should invariably contain the following particulars. 1. Name and year of the examination. 2. Registration ID (RID) 3. Roll Number (if received) 4. Name of candidate (in full and in block letters) 5. Complete postal address as given in the application. 6. VALID AND ACTIV E-MAIL I.D. N.B.: (I) Communication not containing the above particulars may not be attended to. N.B.: (ii) If a letter/communication is received from a candidate after an examination has been held and it does not give his/her full name and Roll number, it will be ignored and no action will be taken thereon. NB. (iii) Candidates are strongly advised to keep a printout or soft copy of their online application for future references 8. The eligibility for availing reservation against the vacancies reserved for the Persons with Benchmark Disability shall be the same as prescribed in “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.” The candidates of Multiple Disabilities will be eligible for reservation under category (e) - Multiple Disabilities only of Section 34(1) of RPwD Act, 2016 and shall not be eligible for reservation under any other categories of disabilities i.e. (a) to (d) of Section 34(1) of RPwD Act, 2016 on account of having 40% and above impairment in any of these categories of PwBD. Provided further that the Persons with Benchmark Disability shall also be required to meet special eligibility criteria in terms of Functional Classification and Physical Requirements (abilities/disabilities) (FC&PR) consistent with requirements of the identified service/post as may be prescribed by its Cadre Controlling Authority. A list of services identify suitable for Persons with Benchmark Disability alongwith the Functional Classification and Physical Requirements is at Appendix V. 9. As per the decision taken by the Government for increasing the access of unemployed to job opportunities, the Commission will publically disclose the scores of the candidates (obtained in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test) through the public portals. The disclosure will be made in respect of only those candidates who will appear in the Interview/Personality Test for the Combined Medical Service Examination and are not finally recommended for appointment. The information shared through this disclosure scheme about the non-recommended candidates may be used by other public and private recruitment agencies to appoint suitable candidates from the information made available in the public portal. 14 Candidates will be required to give their options at the time of Interview/ Personality Test, while acknowledging the e-summon letter mailed to them for interview. A candidate may opt out of the scheme also and in that case his/her details will not be published by the Commission. Besides sharing of the information of the non-recommended candidates for the examinations conducted by the Commission, the Commission will not assume any responsibility of liability for the method and manner in which information related to candidates who appear at the Commission’s Examinations/Selections is utilized by other private of public organizations. 10. The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same. 11. The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual candidates shall be decided by the Commission in their discretion and the Commission will not enter into correspondence with them regarding the result. 12. Subject to other provisions contained in this Notice, successful candidates will be considered for appointment on the basis of the order of merit assigned to them by the Commission and preferences expressed by them for various posts. 13. Success in the examination confers no right to appointment unless Government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate having regard to his/her character and antecedents is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service. The appointment will be further subject to the candidate, satisfying the appointing authority of his/her having satisfactorily completed the compulsory rotating internship. 14. A candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his/her duties as an officer of the Service. A candidate, who after such physical examination, as Government or the appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe, is found not to satisfy these requirements, will not be appointed. 15. No person – (a) who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or (b) who having a spouse living has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person shall be eligible for appointment of service; provided that the Central Government may if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing exempt any person from the operation of this rule. 16. The details regarding (a) Scheme and Syllabi of the examination, (b)Instructions/Guidelines for filling up the application form, (c) Special Instructions to the candidates for objective type tests and (d) Brief particulars of the services to which recruitment is made are given in Appendix I, II, III and IV of this Notice. (Vinod Kumar) UNDER SECRETARY UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION 15 APPENDIX-I SCHEME OF EXAMINATION The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:- Part-I WRITTENEXAMINATION – (500 marks) The candidates will take the written 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 written examination. (A) Written 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, 16 (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) Urological Surgery (III) Neuro Surgery (IV) Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T. (V) Thoracic surgery (VI) Orthopedic surgery (VII) Ophthalmology (VIII) Anesthesiology (IX) Traumatology (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 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 17 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 written 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. General Instructions for Examination: 3.1 Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write the answers for them. However, the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the categories of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected–BA) and cerebral palsy will be eligible for the facility of scribe, if desired by the person. In case of other category of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as defined under section 2(r) of the RPwD Act, 2016, such candidates will be eligible for the facility of scribe on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his/her behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care institution as per proforma at Appendix–VI. Further, for persons with specified disabilities covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing will be eligible for the facility of scribe subject to production of a 18 certificate to the effect that person concerned has limitation to write and that scribe is essential to write examination on his/her behalf from the competent medical authority of a Government healthcare institution as per proforma at Appendix-VIII. 3.2 The candidates have discretion of opting for his/ her own scribe or request the Commission for the same. The details of scribe i.e. whether own or the Commission’s and the details of scribe in case candidates are bringing their own scribe, will be sought at the time of filling up the application form online as per proforma at Appendix –VII (for Candidates having 40% disability or more) and Appendix - IX (for Candidates having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing). 3.3 The qualification of the Commission’s scribe as well as own scribe will not be more than the minimum qualification criteria of the examination. However, the qualification of the scribe should always be matriculate or above. 3.4 The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected-BA) and cerebral palsy will be eligible for Compensatory Time of twenty minutes per hour of the examination. In case of other categories of Person with Benchmark Disabilities, such candidates will be eligible for this facility on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care institution as per proforma at Appendix – VI. Further, for persons with specified disabilities covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing will be eligible for compensatory time subject to production of a certificate to the effect that person concerned has limitation to write from the competent medical authority of a Government healthcare institution as per proforma at Appendix – VIII. 3.5 Facility of Scribe and/or Compensatory time to eligible candidates will be provided, if desired by them. Note (1) : The eligibility conditions of a scribe, his/her conduct inside the examination hall and the manner in which and extent to which he/she can help the eligible candidates (as defined above) 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 :— Better eye Best Corrected Worse eye Best Corrected Per Cent Impairment Disability category 6/6 to 6/18 6/6 to 6/18 0% 0 6/24 to 6/60 10% 0 Less than 6/60 to 3/60 20% I Less than 3/60 to No Light 30% II (One eyed person) 19 Perception 6/24 to 6/60 Or Visual field less than 40 up to 20 degree around centre of fixation or heminaopia involving macula 6/24 to 6/60 40% III a (low vision) Less than 6/60 to 3/60 50% III b (low vision) Less than 3/60 to No Light Perception 60% III c (low vision) Less than 6/60 to 3/60 Or Visual field less than 20 up to 10 degree around centre of fixation Less than 6/60 to 3/60 70% III d (low vision) Less than 3/60 to No Light Perception 80% III e (low vision) Less than 3/60 to 1/60 Or Visual field less than 10 degree around centre of fixation Less than 3/60 to No Light Perception 90% IV a (Blindness) Only HMCF Only Light Perception No Light Perception Only HMCF Only Light Perception No Light Perception 100% IV b (Blindness) Note (3) : The concession admissible to blind/low vision candidates shall not be admissible to those suffering from Myopia. 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 written 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 written 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. 20 Appendix-II Instructions to the candidates for filling online application Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in Salient Features of the system of Online Application Form are given hereunder:  Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.  Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menu.  The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) [Except SC/ST/Female/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of any bank or by using any Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment.  Before start filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 300 KB and must not be less than 20 KB each in size for the photograph and signature.  In addition to this, candidate should also have details of one photo ID viz. Aadhar Card/ Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ Any other photo ID card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this photo ID will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. This photo ID will be used for all future references and the candidate is advised to carry this photo ID while appearing for examination.  The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 10th April, 2024 to 30th April, 2024 till 6.00 P.M.  Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to any unavoidable circumstances any applicant submits multiple applications then he/she must ensure that the applications with higher RID is complete in all respects.  In case of multiple applications, the applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.  The applicants must ensure that while filling their application form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail IDs as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.  The Applicants are advised to check their emails at regular intervals and ensure that the email address ending with@nic.in is directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder.  Candidates are strongly advised to apply Online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of Online Application. 21 Appendix III Special Instructions to Candidates for objective type tests 1. No candidate will be allowed to leave the venue of the Examination during the test. 2. Articles not permitted inside Examination Hall Do not bring into the Examination Hall any article other than those specified above e.g. bags, books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, mathematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, rough sheets pertaining to earlier session(s), any other incriminating material (notes on e-admit cards, papers, erasers) etc. ELECTRONIC OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF CALCULATORS, LOG TABLES, SLIDE RULES, CELLULAR/Bluetooth/MOBILE PHONES/PAGERS OR ANY OTHER EQUIPMENT CAPABLE OF BEING USED AS A COMMUNICATION DEVICE ARE NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE PREMISES WHERE THE TEST IS BEING CONDUCTED. ANY INFRINGEMENT OF THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS SHALL ENTAIL DISCIPLINARY ACTION INCLUDING BAN FROM FUTURE TEST. Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/Bluetooth/pagers to the venue of the examination, as no arrangements for safekeeping will be made at the venue of the examination. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination Halls, no arrangements for safekeeping will be made at the venue of the examination. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. 3. 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 answer to every question. 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. (ii) If a candidate given 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. 4. Unfair means strictly prohibited No candidate shall copy from the papers of any other candidate nor permit his papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description. 22 5. Conduct in Examination Hall  No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely penalised.  Candidates must not, on any pretext whatsoever speak to or have any communication with any other Candidates; such communication will be regarded as a breach of the Test regulations.  Candidates in the Test venue, who is found to have unauthorized materials in his/her possession, shall be deemed to be in breach of the test regulations. All breaches of test regulations shall be considered to constitute unfair practice. In case any candidate is found to be indulging in unfair practice, he will be debarred from this and future exams of UPSC and/or liable for disciplinary action.  At the conclusion of the test, candidates must remain quietly seated and must not communicate with one another till the entire test time has elapsed.  No candidate shall be permitted to leave the venue of the Examination till expiry of the allotted time.  No candidate shall be allowed to go to the toilet during the last 30 minutes of the Test.  The candidate must abide by the instructions and such further instructions as may be given by Supervisor/Invigilator of the Test. If the candidate fails to do so or indulges in disorderly or improper conduct, he/she will render himself/herself liable to expulsion from the Test and/or such other punishment as the Commission may deem fit to impose. APPENDIX IV BRIEF PARTICULARS OF THE SERVICES Brief particulars relating to the Services to which recruitment is being made through this examination are given below. I. Assistant Divisional MEDICAL Officer in the Railways : (a) The post of Assistant Division al Medical Officer in the Indian Railway Health Service is in Group ‘A” Junior Scale in level 10 of Pay Matrix (Rs. 56100-177500/- )and it carries Non-Practising Allowance as per rules/orders in force from time to time. Private practice is prohibited. The candidate will be bound to observe the orders which the Ministry of Railways or any other competent authority may issue from time to time restricting or prohibiting private practice by him/her. (b) A candidate will be appointed on probation for a period of One year which may be extended by the Government if considered necessary. On satisfactory completion of the probation, candidates will be eligible for confirmation in the junior scale of the Indian Railway Medical Service. (c) The appointment of probationers can be terminated by one month's notice in writing on either side during the period of probation in terms of Rule 301 (3) of the Indian Railway Establishment Code, Volume-I. Such notice is not however, required in cases of dismissal or removals as disciplinary measure after compliance with the provisions of Clause (2) of Article 311 of the Constitution and compulsory retirement due to mental or physical incapacity. (d) A candidate will have to undergo training as prescribed by the Ministry of Railways and pass all the Departmental Examinations. (e) A candidate will be governed by the "Contributory Pension System" effective from 01.01.2004 as per orders of the Government. 23 (f) A candidate will be eligible for leave in accordance with the leave rules as in force from time to time and applicable to officers of his/her status. (g) A candidate will be eligible for free Railway Passes and Privilege Ticket Orders in accordance with the rules in force from time to time. (h) A candidate will be required to pass the examination in Hindi of an approved standard within the period of probation and failure to do so shall involve liability to termination of service. (i) Under the rules every person appointed to the above post shall, if so required, be liable to serve in any Defence Service or post connected with the Defence of India for a period of not less than four years including the period spent on training, if any, provided that such person - (a) shall not be required to serve as aforesaid after the expiry of ten years from the date of such appointment. (b) shall not ordinarily be required to serve as aforesaid after attaining the age of 45 years. (j) A candidate will be governed in respect of matters specifically referred to above as well as other matters by the provisions of the Indian Railways Establishment Code and the extant orders as amended/issued from time to time. (k) A candidate will undergo Foundation Course training initially and after completion of Foundation Course, the candidate may also be posted to the Railway Health Units/Dispensaries at way side stations, ADMOs are also liable to transfer to any Railway. (l) Prospects of promotion including pay scales and allowances attached to higher grades will be as per the provisions of Railway Medical Service Recruitment Rules, 2000 and the orders and instructions issued by the Ministry of Railway from time to time. (m) Duties and Responsibilities: Assistant Divisional Medical Officers (i) He will attend the indoor wards and out patient department daily and as required. (ii) He will carry out physical examination of candidates and of employees in service in accordance with the regulations in force. (iii) He will look after family planning, public health and sanitation in his jurisdiction. (iv) He will carry out examination of vendors. (v) He will be responsible for discipline and proper discharge of duties of the Hospital Health Unit Staff. (vi) He will carry out duties assigned to him specially if any and will prepare returns and indents connected with his speciality. (vii) He will maintain and upkeep all equipments in his charge. Note 1: When an ADMO is posted at the Headquarters of a division under the charge of a CMS/Addl.CMS/MS Incharge he will assist the CMS/Addl.CMS/MS Incharge in all his duties but may be specially assigned with certain duties and responsibilities. Note 2: ADMOs will also be required to perform such other duties as may be assigned to them from time to time. II. Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Sub-cadre of Central Health Service. (a) The posts are temporary but likely to continue indefinitely. Candidates will be appointed to Junior Group 'A' scale and they will be on probation for the period of 2 years from the date of appointment which may be curtailed or extended at the discretion of the competent authority. They will be confirmed after the satisfactory completion of probation subject to availability of permanent posts. (b) The candidates can be posted anywhere in India in any dispensary or hospital under any organisation participating in the Central Health Service viz. C.G.H.S. operating at Delhi, Bangalore, Bombay, Meerut, Lakshadweep Andaman and Nicobar Islands, P&T department etc. Private practice of any kind whatsoever including lab and consultant practice is prohibited. (c) The scale of pay admissible to the Medical Officer of CHS is in the Level-10 (Rs. 56,100 to Rs.1,77,500/-) of the pay matrix and NPA as per orders issued by the 24 Government from time to time, and the promotional avenues will be available as per the provision of CHS Rules, 2014 and the orders and instructions issued by the Government from time to time. III. General Duty Medical Officer in the New Delhi Municipal Council: (a) Pay Matrix Level-10 Rs. 56,100-1,77,500/- + restricted Non-practicing allowance (NPA). (b) Ordinary rules regarding pensions, gratuity, confirmation etc. as enforced in the Council from time to time will be applicable. (c) The candidate will be on probation for a period of two years from the date of appointment which may be extended at the discretion of the competent authority. On satisfactory completion of the probation period will continue in the temporary capacity till confirmed against the permanent vacancy. (d) The candidate can be posted anywhere within the jurisdiction of the N.D.M.C. in any of the hospital/dispensaries/M & C family welfare Centres/Primary Health Centres etc. (e) Private practice of any kind whatsoever is prohibited. (f) The appointment can be terminated on one month’s notice on either side during the period of probation and thereafter, while employed in temporary capacity, NDMC reserves the right to one month’s pay in lieu of notice. (g) GDMO shall be entitled for promotion as Senior Medical Officer in the Pay Matrix Level–11 Rs.67700-208700/- and from Senior Medical Officer to Chief Medical Officer in the Pay Matrix Level-12 Rs.78800-209200/- and from Chief Medical Officer to Chief Medical Officer (Non-functional Selection Grade) in the Pay Matrix Level–13 Rs.118500- 214100/- and Senior Administrative Grade Pay Matrix Level–14 Rs.144200-218200/-. IV. General Duty Medical Officer Gr.II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi: (i) Salary at the minimum of first cell of Rs.56,100/- in the level 10 of the Pay Matrix under 7th CPC (corresponding to pre-revised scale in PB–3 Rs.15600-39100+GP Rs.5400/-)plus NPA and other admissible allowances as per rules. (ii) The candidates will be on probation for a period of two year from the date of appointment which may be curtailed or extended at the discretion of the Competent Authority. On satisfactory completion of the probation period, he will continue in the temporary post till confirmed against the permanent vacancy. (iii) The candidate can be posted anywhere within the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in anyone of the Hospital/Dispensaries/M&CW and Family Welfare Centres/Primary Health Centres etc. (iv) Private practice of any kind whatsoever is prohibited. (v) The appointment can be terminated on one month`s notice on either side during the period of probation and thereafter while employed in temporary capacity. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi reserves the right to pay one month`s pay in lieu of notice. Prospects of promotion including pay scale and allowances attached to the higher grades shall be according to the provisions of Recruitment Regulations. 25 Appendix-V A list of Services Identified suitable for Persons with Benchmark Disability along with the Functional Classifications and Physical Requirements Sl. No. Name of the Service Category(ies) for which Identified Functional Classification Physical Requirements (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 1. Assistant Divisional Medical Officer (ADMO) in Indian Railway Health Services (IRHS) Locomotor Disability (i) OA-One arm affected. (ii) OL-One leg affected and (iii) BL-Both legs affected but not arms. S, ST, BN, W, SE, MF, C, RW, H S–Sitting, ST–Standing, BN– Bending, W– Walking, SE-Seeing,MFManipulation by Fingers, C-Communication, RWReading and Writing, HHearing. 2. Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Subcadre of Central Health Services (a) OA, OL, BL, LC, DW, AAV (b) SLD (c) MD involving (a) to (b) above S, ST, W, BN, MF, RW, SE, H, C S=Sitting, ST=Standing, W=Walking, BN=Bending, MF=Manipulation with Fingers, RW=Reading & Writing, SE=Seeing, H=Hearing, C=Communication Incumbent should be considered with aids & appliances, Bilateral hand activities should be adequate. 3. General Duty Medical Officer Gr.II in MCD a) OA, OL, BL, LC, DW, AAV b) SLD c) MD involving (a) to (b) above NIL S, ST, W, BN, MF, RW, SE, H, C 4. General Duty Medical Officer in NDMC Locomotor Disability (i) OA-One arm affected. (ii) OL-One leg affected S, ST, BN, W, SE, MF, C, RW, H S–Sitting, ST–Standing, BN– Bending, W– Walking, SE-Seeing, MFManipulation by Fingers, C-Communication, RWReading and Writing, HHearing. 26 Appendix – VI Certificate regarding physical limitation in an examinee to write This is to certify that, I have examined Mr./Ms./Mrs………………………….. (name of the candidate with benchmark disability), a person with ……………………….. (nature and percentage of disability as mentioned in the certificate of disability), S/o /D/o……………………., a resident of ……………………………….. (Village/District/State) and to state that he/she has physical limitation which hampers his/her writing capabilities owing to his/her disability. Signature Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon / Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care Institution. Note: Certificate should be given by a specialist of the relevant stream/disability (eg. Visual Impairment – Ophthalmologist, Locomotor disability – Orthopaedic specialist/PMR). Appendix – VII Letter of Undertaking for Using Own Scribe (To be filled by the candidates online to the Commission) I…………………., a candidate with………………………(name of the disability) appearing for the …………………. (name of the examination)……………….. bearing Roll No……………….. at ……….. (name of the centre) in the District …………………., ……………… (name of the State). My qualification is ………….. I do hereby state that …………………………… (name of the scribe) will provide the service of scribe/reader/lab assistant for the undersigned for taking the aforesaid examination. I do hereby undertake that his qualification is …………………… In case, subsequently it is found that his/her qualification is not as declared by the undersigned and is beyond my qualification, I shall forfeit my right to the post and claims thereto. (Signature of the candidates with Disability) Place: Date: 27 Appendix-VIII Certificate for person with specified disability covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing This is to certify that, we have examined Mr./Ms./Mrs………………………………………………………… (name of the candidate), S/o / D/o …………………………………………………., a resident of …………………………………………. (Vill/PO/PS/District/State), aged……………yrs, a person with …………………………….. (nature of disability/condition), and to state that he/she has limitation which hampers his/her writing capability owing to his/her above condition. He/she requires support of scribe for writing the examination. 2. The above candidate uses aids and assistive device such as prosthetics & orthotics, hearing aid (name to be specified) which is /are essential for the candidate to appear at the examination, with the assistance of scribe. 3. This certificate is issued only for the purpose of appearing in written examinations conducted by recruitment agencies as well as academic institutions and is valid upto ………………… (it is valid for maximum period of six months or less as may be certified by the medical authority) Signature of medical authority (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) Orthopedic/PMR Specialist Clinical phychologist/ Rehabilitation Psychologist / Psychiatrist / Special Educator Neurologist (if available) Occupational therapist (if available) Other Expert, as nominated by the Chairperson (if any) (Signature & Name) Chief Medical Officer / Civil Surgeon / Chief District Medical Officer ……………………… Chairperson Name of Government Hospital / Health Care Centre with seal Place : Date : 28 Appendix-IX Letter of Undertaking by the person with specified disability covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing I………………………………………………………, a candidate with …………………………………. (nature of disability/condition) appearing for the ………………..…………………………….. (name of the examination) bearing Roll No……………….. at ……………………………………… (name of the centre) in the District ………………………………., ……………………………………. (name of the state). My educational qualification is …………………………………………… 2. I do hereby state that ……………………………………. (name of the scribe) will provide the service of scribe for the undersigned for taking the aforementioned examination. 3. I do hereby undertake that his qualification is ………………………………. In case, subsequently it is found that his qualification is not as declared by the undersigned and is beynd my qualification. I shall forefeit my right to the post or certificate/diploma/degree and claims relating thereto. (Signature of the candidate) Place : Date : ***** Examination Notice No. 8/2024-CMS Dated: 10.04.2024 (Last date for submission of applications: 30.04.2024) COMBINED MEDICAL SERVICES EXAMINATION, 2024 (Commission's website - https://www.upsc.gov.in) IMPORTANT 1. Candidates to ensure their eligibility for the examination: All candidates (male/female/transgender) are requested to carefully read the Rules of Combined Medical Services Examination notified by the Government (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare) and this Notice of Examination derived from these Rules. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of e-Admit Card to the candidate will not imply that his candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test. 2. How to Apply Candidates are required to apply online by using the website upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register himself/herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceeds for filling up the online application for the examination. OTR has to be registered only once in life time. This can be done anytime throughout the year. If the candidate is already registered, he/she can proceed straightway for filling up the online application for the examination. 2.1 Modification in OTR Profile: In case, the candidate wants to effect any change in his/her OTR profile, it shall be allowed only once in the lifetime after the registration at OTR platform. The option to change in OTR profile data shall be available till expiry of 7 days from the next day after the closure of application window of his/her first final application for any Examination of the Commission. In case, the candidate after registration of OTR applies for the first time in this examination; last date of modification of OTR would be 07.05.2024. 2.2 Modification in application form (Other than OTR Profile): The Commission has also decided to extend the facility of making correction(s) in any field(s) of the application form for this examination from next day of the closure of the application window of this Examination. This window will remain open for 7 days from the date of opening of the same i.e. from 01.05.2024 to 07.05.2024. In case a candidate wants to carry out any change in his/her OTR profile during this period, then he/she should login to the OTR platform and do the needful accordingly. In other words, no change in the OTR profile can be made by visiting the window for Modification in application form. 2 2.3 The candidate will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same. 2.4 Candidate should have details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/Passport/Driving Licence/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this Photo ID Card will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. This Photo ID Card will be used for all future reference and the candidate is advised to carry this Photo ID Card while appearing for Examination/Personality Test. 3. Last date for Submission of Applications: The online Applications can be filled upto 30th April, 2024 till 6.00 P.M. The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card on the last working day of the preceding week of the date of examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website https://upsconline.nic.in for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. All the applicants are required to provide valid and active E-mail id while filling up Online Application form as the Commission may use electronic mode for contacting them. 4. Penalty for wrong answers: Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers. 5. Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep) The Commission has introduced a time frame of 7 days (a week) i.e. from the next day of the Examination Date to 6.00 p.m. of the 7th day is fixed for the candidates to make representations to the Commission on the questions asked in the Papers of the Examination. Such representation must be submitted through the “Online Question Paper Representation Portal (QPRep)” only by accessing the URL http://upsconline/nic/in/miscellaneous/QPRep/. No representation by email/post/hand or by any other mode shall be accepted and the Commission shall not involve into any correspondence with the candidates in this regard. No representation shall be accepted under any circumstances after this window of 7 days is over. 6. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES: In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near Gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011- 23098543 on working days between 10:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs. 7. Mobile Phones banned: (a) The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or blue tooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination is strictly prohibited. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations. 3 (b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagersto the venue of the examination, as no arrangement for safe-keeping will be made at the venue of the examination. 8. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination, as no arrangement for safe-keeping will be made at the venue of the examination. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. 9. Instruction in respect of uploading of Photograph while filling up online application form :- (a) The photograph, uploaded by candidate should not be more than 10 days old from the start of the online application process (i.e. the application commencement date). (b) Ensure that the name of candidate and the date on which the photograph was taken are clearly mentioned on the photograph. (c) The candidate’s face should occupy 3/4th of the space in the photograph. (d) The candidates must ensure that their appearance must match with their photograph at each stage of the Examination Process i.e. at the time of Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. For instance, if a candidate uploads a bearded photograph, he must appear with the same look in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test. Same would be the case with spectacles, moustaches, etc. 10. The candidates should reach the venue of the Examination well in time at least 30 minutes prior to the commencement of each session of the Examination. No late entry will be allowed inside the Exam-venue under any circumstances. CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY ONLINE AThttp://upsconline.nic.in ONLY. NO OTHER MODE IS ALLOWED FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION “Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.” No.14/1/2024-E.I(B) : A combined examination for recruitment to the services and posts mentioned in para 2 below will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on 14th July, 2024 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Dept. of Health) in the Gazette of India dated the 10th April, 2024. Centres of Examination: The Examination will be held at the following centres: Sl. No. Centre Sl. No. Centre Sl. No. Centre 1 AGARTALA 15 HYDERABAD 29 PATNA 2 AHMEDABAD 16 IMPHAL 30 PORT BLAIR 3 AIZWAL 17 ITANAGAR 31 PRAYAGRAJ 4 BAREILLY 18 JAIPUR 32 (ALLAHABAD) RAIPUR 5 BENGALURU 19 JAMMU 33 RANCHI 6 BHOPAL 20 JORHAT 34 SAMBALPUR 7 CHANDIGARH 21 KOCHI 35 SHILLONG 8 CHENNAI 22 KOHIMA 36 SHIMLA 9 CUTTACK 23 KOLKATA 37 SRINAGAR 10 DEHRADUN 24 LUCKNOW 38 THIRUVANATHAPURAM 11 DELHI 25 MADURAI 39 TIRUPATI 12 DHARWAD 26 MUMBAI 40 UDAIPUR 4 13 DISPUR 27 NAGPUR 41 VISHAKHAPATNAM 14 GANGTOK 28 PANAJI (GOA) The centres and the dates of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the centres except Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Nagpur. Allotment of Centres will be on the first-applyfirst-allot basis and once the capacity of a particular centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a centre of their choice due to ceiling, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice. NB: Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision, Commission reserve the right to change the Centres at their discretion if the situation demands." Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the time table and place or places of examination. Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be considered/ granted. All the examination centres for the examination will cater to the examination for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities also. 2.(a) The Services/Posts to which recruitment is to be made and the approximate number of vacancies to be filled are given below :- Category-I Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Sub-cadre - 163 of Central Health Service Category-II (i) Assistant Divisional Medical Officer - 450 in the Railways. (ii) General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council. - 14 (iii) General duty Medical Officer Gr-II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi - 200 The services/posts identified for PwBD Categories for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 as under:- (i) 18 (Eighteen) Vacancies of Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability belonging to Locomotor Disability having functional classification OA OL, BL. (ii) 6(Six) Vacancies of Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical officers Subcadre of Central Health Services are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability in the sub-categories of (a) OA, OL, BL, LC, DW, AAV –3 (Three), and total of [(b) SLD; + (c) MD involving (a) to (b) above] - 3 (Three) (iii) 08 (Eight) vacancy of General Duty Medical Officer (Gr.II) in Municipal Corporation of Delhi for Persons with Benchmark Disability belonging to Locomotor disability including Cerebral Palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy - 08 (Eight), (iv) NIL vacancy for Persons with Benchmark Disability of General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council. NB: For the vacancies identified for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in respect of Central Health Services, Candidates may refer to Part – B of Appendix-III of the Rules of Combined Medical Services Examination – 2024 available on the website of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. 5 The number of vacancies is liable to alteration. Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Economically Weaker Sections and Persons with Benchmark Disability in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government. A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong to is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. The candidates will be eligible to get the benefit of the Economically Weaker Section reservation only in case the candidate meets the criteria issued by the Central Government and in possession of such eligibility certification. If a candidate indicates in his/her application form for Combined Medical Service Examination that he/ she belongs to Unreserved category but subsequently writes to the Commission to change his/her category to a reserved one, such request shall not be entertained by the Commission. Further, once a candidate has chosen a reserved category, no request shall be entertained for change to other reserved category viz. SC to ST, ST to SC, OBC to SC/ST or ST/ST to OBC. SC to EWS, EWS to SC, ST to EWS, EWS to ST, OBC to EWS, EWS to OBC. No reserved category candidates other than those who qualified each stage of the Examination on General standard, shall be allowed to change (on their request or as decided by the Commission/Government based on the documents submitted by them) their category from reserved to unreserved or claim the vacancies (Service/Cadre) for UR category after the declaration of final result by UPSC. In cases where such candidates do not qualify on General Standard, their candidature shall be cancelled. Further, no candidate belonging to any sub-category of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) shall be allowed to change the sub-category of disability. While the above principle will be followed in general, there may be a few cases where there was a little gap not more than 3 months between the issuance of a Government Notifications enlisting a particular community in the list of any of the reserved communities and the date of submission of the application by the candidate. In such cases the request for change of community from General to Reserved may be considered by the Commission on merit. In case of a candidate unfortunately becoming person with benchmark disability during the course of the examination process, the candidate must produce valid documents showing him/her acquiring a disability to the extent of 40% or more as defined under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 to consider him/her to get the benefits of PwBD reservation. Candidates seeking reservation/ relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwBD/Ex-servicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/relaxation as per eligibility prescribed in the Rules/Notice. They should be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated in the Rules/ Notice for such benefits by the closing date of the application of Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024. A candidate of Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 will be eligible to get the benefit of the Economically Weaker Section reservation only in case the candidate meets the criteria issued by the Central Government and is in possession of requisite Income & Asset Certificate based on the income for Financial Year (FY) 2023-2024 and issued on/after 01.04.2024 (after the completion of FY 2023-24) but not later than the closing date of the application for Combined Medical Services Examination-2024 i.e. 30.04.2024. 6 The OBC candidates applying for CMSE, 2024 must produce OBC (Non-Creamy Lay) Certificate based on the income of the Financial Year (FY) 2021-2022, 2022- 2023, and 2023-2024 and issued on/after 01.04.2024 (after the completion of FY 2023-2024) but not later than the closing date of the application for Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 i.e. 30th April, 2024. (b) A candidate may apply for admission to the examination in respect of any one or more of the services/posts mentioned in para 2 (a) above. Candidates will be required to indicate preferences for services/posts at the appropriate time. If a candidate wishes to be admitted for more than one service/post he/she need send in only one application. He/she will be required to pay the fee mentioned in para 4 below once only and will not be required to pay separate fee for each of the services/posts for which he/she applies. 3. Conditions of Eligibility: (I) Nationality A candidate must be either: (a) a Citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India. (II) Age Limit: (a) A candidate for this examination must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 1st August, 2024 i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1992. However, for Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Subcadre of Central Health Services, the upper age limit must not exceed 35 (thirty-five years) as on 1st August, 2024. (b) The upper age limit is relaxable as follows. (i) Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe. (ii) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates. (iii)Upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof. (iv)Upto a maximum of five years in the case of Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st August, 2024 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st August, 2024 otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or (iii) on invalidment. (v) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of 5 years Military Service as on 1st August, 2024 and 7 whose assignment has been extended beyond 5 years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on 3 months notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. (vi) Up to a maximum of ten years in the case of (a) blindness and low vision, (b) deaf and hard of hearing, (c) Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy, (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; (e) multiple disabilities from amongst person under clauses (a) to (d) of Section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 including deaf-blindness. Note 1: Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3(II) (b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen and Persons with Benchmark Disability will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories. Note 2: The details of Functional Classification (FC) and Physical Requirements (PR) of each service are indicated in Appendix V of this notice which are identified and prescribed by the respective Cadre Controlling Authorities (CCAs) as per the provisions of Section 33 and 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016. Only those category (ies) of disability (ies) mentioned in Appendix V shall apply for the examination under Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Category. Therefore, the candidates belonging to the Persons with Benchmark Disability categories are advised to read it carefully before applying for the examination. NOTE 3: The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ExServicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time. NOTE 4: The age concession under Rule 3 II(b)(iv) and (v) will be admissible to Exservicemen i.e. a person who has served in any rank whether as combatant or non-combatant in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union and who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his/her own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his/her pension NOTE 5: Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3 (II) (b)(vi) above, a Person with Benchmark Disability will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/posts to be allocated to the Persons with Benchmark Disability by the Government. Save as provided above the Age- Limit prescribed can in no case be relaxed. The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to be submitted only after the declaration of the result of the written examination. No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificate mentioned above. Note 1: Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted. Note 2 : Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to 8 an Examination, no change will be allowed subsequently (or at any other Examination of the Commission) on any ground whatsoever. Provided that in case of an inadvertent/ unintentional/typographical error committed by a candidate in indicating the date of birth in the Online Application Form, the candidate may make a request to the Commission for subsequent rectification along with supporting documents, as specified in the Rule 5 of the Examination and the request may be considered by the Commission, if the same is made latest by the date of the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 which is 14.07.2024. All communication in this regard should contain the following particulars:- 1. NAME AND YEAR OF THE EXAMINATION. 2. REGISTRATION I.D. (RID.). 3. ROLL NUMNBER (IF RECEIVED) 4. NAME OF CANDIDATE (IN FULL AND IN BLOCK LETTERS). 5. COMPLETE POSTAL ADDRESS AS GIVEN IN THE APPLICATION. 6. VALID AND ACTIVCE EMAIL ID. NOTE 3: THE CANDIDATE SHOULD EXERCISE DUE CARE WHILE ENTERING THEIR DATE OF BIRTH IN THE RESPECTIVE COLUMN OF THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM. IF ON VERIFICATION AT ANY SUBSEQUENT STAGE, ANY VARIATION IS FOUND IN THEIR DATE OF BIRTH FROM THE ONE ENTERED IN THEIR MATRICULATION OR EQUIVALENT EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE, DISCIPLINARY ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST THEM BY THE COMMISSION UNDER THE RULES. (III) Educational Qualification: For admission to the examination a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination. NOTE-1: A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination if otherwise eligible but the admission would be deemed to be provisional and subject to cancellation, if they do not produce proof of having passed the written and practical part of the final M.B.B.S. Examination along with the detailed application which will be required to be submitted to the Commission by the candidates who qualify on the result of the written examination. Such proof of passing the requisite examination should have been issued latest by the closing date of Detailed Application Form of the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024. Note-2: A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he/she will be appointed only after he/she has completed the compulsory rotating internship. (IV) Physical and Medical Standards: Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024 as per regulations contained in Appendix III to the Rules of the Examination. 4. FEE: Candidates (Except Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay of fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of any bank or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment. 9 Applicants who opt for "Pay by cash" mode should print the system generated Pay-in slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. "Pay by cash" mode option will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 29.04.2024 i.e. one day before the closing date; however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours to SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card/UPI Payment or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 6.00 P.M. of 30.04.2024. Note: 2. Candidates should note that payment of examination fee can be made only through the modes prescribed above. Payment of fee through any other mode is neither valid nor acceptable. Applications submitted without the prescribed fee/mode (unless remission of fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected. Note: 3. Fee once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. Note: 4. For the applicants in whose case payments details have not been received from the bank, they will be treated as fictitious payment cases and their applications will be rejected in the first instance. A list of all such applicants shall be made available on the Commission website within two weeks after the last day of submission of online application. The applicants shall be required to submit the proof of their fee payment within 10 days from the date of such communication either by hand or by speed post to the Commission. On receipt of documentary proof, genuine fee payment cases will be considered and their applications will be revived, if they are otherwise eligible. ALL FEMALE CANDIDATES AND CANDIDATES BELONGING TO SCHEDULED CASTE/SCHEDULED TRIBE/PERSONS WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITY CATEGORIES ARE EXEMPTED FROM PAYMENT OF FEE. NO FEE EXEMPTION IS, HOWEVER, AVAILABLE TO OBC CANDIDATES AND THEY ARE REQUIRED TO PAY THE PRESCRIBED FEE IN FULL. Persons with Benchmark Disability are exempted from the payment of fee provided they are otherwise eligible for appointment to the Services/Posts to be filled on the results of this examination on the basis of the standards of medical fitness for these Services/Posts (including any concessions specifically extended to the Persons with Benchmark Disability). A Person with Benchmark Disability claiming age relaxation/fee concession will be required by the Commission to submit alongwith their detailed application form, a certified copy of the certificate from a Government Hospital/ Medical Board in support of his/her claim for being Persons with Benchmark Disability. NOTE: Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision for age relaxation/fee exemption, a Person with Benchmark Disability will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the Government or the appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/Posts to be allocated to Persons with Benchmark Disability by the Government. NB: Applications without the prescribed Fee (Unless remission of Fee is claimed) shall be summarily rejected. 5. How to Apply: (a) Candidates are required to apply online by using the website upsconline.nic.in. It is essential for the applicant to register himself/herself first at One Time Registration (OTR) platform, available on the Commission’s website, and then proceed for filling up the online application for the examination. OTR has to be registered only once in life time. This can be done anytime throughout the year. 10 If the candidate is already registered, he/she can proceed straightway for filling up the online application for the examination. (i) Modification in OTR Profile In case, the candidate wants to effect any change in his/her OTR profile, it shall be allowed only once in the lifetime after the registration at OTR platform. The option to change in OTR profile data shall be available till expiry of 7 days from the next day after the closure of application window of his/her first final application for any Examination of the Commission. In case the candidate after registration of OTR applies for the first time in this examination, the last date of modification of OTR would be 07.05.2024. (ii) Modification in application form (Other than OTR Profile): The Commission has also decided to extend the facility of making corrections)s) in any field(s) of the application form for this examination from next day of the closure of the application window of this Examination. This window will remain open for 7 days from the date of opening of the same, i.e. from 01.05.2024 to 07.05.2024. In case a candidate wants to carry out any change in his/her OTR profile during this period, then he/she should login to the OTR platform and do the needful accordingly. In other words, no change in the OTR profile can be made by visiting the window for Modification in application form. (iii) The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same (b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service or Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment should submit their applications online direct to the Commission. Persons already in Government service, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are however, required to submit an undertaking that they have informed in writing their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their application shall be rejected/candidature shall be liable to be cancelled. NOTE 1: While filling in his/her online application form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice for the centre. If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the Commission in his/her e- Admit Card, the papers of such a candidate will not be valued and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation. NOTE 2: Incomplete or defective applications shall be summarily rejected. No representation or correspondence regarding such rejection shall be entertained under any circumstances. Candidates are not required to submit hard copy of the application to the Commission at this stage. The candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Commission viz. Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the Written Examination or Interview/ Personality Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions; their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Commission. Candidates are requested to keep ready self attested copies of the following documents for submission to the Commission soon after the declaration of the result 11 of the written examination which is likely to be declared in the month of August/September, 2024. 1. Certificate of Age. 2. Certificate of Educational Qualification. 3. Certificate in support of claim to belong to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Economically Weaker Sections and Other Backward Classes where applicable. 4. Certificate in support of claim for age/fee concession, where applicable. 5. Certificate in support of being Person with Benchmark Disability (where applicable). Immediately after the declaration of the written results, successful candidates will be intimated by the Commission electronically and they shall be asked to submit Detailed Application Form (DAF) online. Originals will have to be produced at the time of interview. The interview letter to the candidates may also be issued electronically. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect, they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Commission in terms of Rule 11 of the Rules for the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2024, reproduced below: (1) A candidate who is or has been declared by the Commission to be guilty of:- (a) Obtaining support for candidature by the following means, namely:- (i) offering illegal gratification to; or (ii) applying pressure on; or (iii) blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the conduct of the examination; or (b) impersonation; or (c) procuring impersonation by any person; or (d) submitting fabricated/incorrect documents or documents which have been tampered with; or (e) uploading irrelevant or incorrect photo/signature in the application form in place of actual photo/signature; or (f) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information; or (g) resorting to the following means in connection with the candidature for the examination, namely :- (i) obtaining copy of question paper through improper means; or (ii) finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work relating to the examination; or (iii) influencing the examiners; or (h) being in possession of or using unfair means during the examination; or (i) writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches or irrelevant matter in the scripts; or (j) misbehaving in the examination hall including tearing of the scripts, provoking fellow examinees to boycott examination, creating a disorderly scene and the like; or (k) harassing, threatening or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination; or (l) being in possession of or using any mobile phone, (even in switched-off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories (either in working or switched-off mode) capable of being used as a communication device during the examination; or (m)violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their admission certificates permitting them to take the examination; or (n) attempting to commit or, as the case may be, abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses; in addition to being liable to criminal prosecution, shall be disqualified by the Commission from the Examination held under these Rules; and/or shall be liable to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period:- 12 (i) by the Commission, from any examination or selection held by them; (ii) by the Central Government from any employment under them; and shall be liable to face disciplinary action under the appropriate rules if already in service under Government; Provided that no penalty under this rule shall be imposed except after :- (i) giving the candidate an opportunity of making such representation in writing as the candidate may wish to make in that behalf; and (ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed for this purpose, into consideration. (2) Any person who is found by the Commission to be guilty of colluding with a candidate(s) in committing or abetting the commission of any of the misdeeds listed at the clauses (a) to (m) above will be liable to action in terms of the clause (n). Note: If a candidate is found to be in possession or using unfair means, may not be allowed to continue in the said exam as soon as the incident comes to notice of the Examination functionaries and the action against the candidates may be taken in consultation with the Commission. Further, the candidate may also not be allowed in any of the subsequent papers of the said examination. 6. LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS: The Online Applications can be filled upto 30th April, 2024 till 6:00 PM after which the link will be disabled. Detailed instructions regarding filling of online application is available at Appendix – II. 7. Correspondence with Commission: The Commission will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidature except in the following cases: (i) The eligible candidates shall be issued an e-Admit Card on the last working day of the preceding week of the date of examination. The e-Admit Card will be made available in the UPSC website [https://upsc.gov.in/] for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. For Downloading the e-Admit Card the candidate must have his/her vital parameters like RID & Date of Birth or Roll No. (if received) & date of birth or name, father's name & Date of Birth available with him/her. If a candidate does not receive his/her e-Admit Card or any other communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination on the last working day of the preceding week of the date of examination, he/she should at once contact the Commission. Information in this regard can also be obtained from the Facilitation Counter located in the Commissions office either in person or over phone Nos. 011-23385271/011- 23381125/011-23098543. In case no communication is received in the Commission's Office from the candidate regarding non-receipt of his/her eAdmit Card at least three days before the commencement of the examination, before the examination, he/she himself/herself will be solely responsible for nonreceipt of his/her e-Admit Card. No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an e-Admit Card for the examination. On the receipt of e-Admit Card, candidates should check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors if any, to the notice of UPSC immediately. The mere fact that an e-Admit Card to the Examination has been issued to a candidate, will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission or that entries made by the candidate in his/her application for the examination have been accepted by the Commission as true and correct. Candidates may note that the Commission takes up the verification of eligibility conditions of a candidate, with reference to original documents, only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test on the results of the 13 Written Examination. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by the Commission, it continues to be provisional. The decision of the Commission as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the Examination shall be final. Candidates should note that the name in the e-Admit Card in some cases, may be abbreviated due to technical reasons. (ii) In the event of a candidate downloading more than one Admit Card from the Commission's website, he/she should use only one of these Admit Card for appearing in the examination. (iii) Candidates must ensure that their e-mail ids given in their application are valid and active as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them. (iv) A candidate must see that communications sent to him/her at the address stated in his/her application are redirected, if necessary. Change in address should be communicated to the Commission at the earliest opportunity. Although the Commission make every effort to take account of such changes, they cannot accept any responsibility in the matter. Important: All communications to the Commission should invariably contain the following particulars. 1. Name and year of the examination. 2. Registration ID (RID) 3. Roll Number (if received) 4. Name of candidate (in full and in block letters) 5. Complete postal address as given in the application. 6. VALID AND ACTIV E-MAIL I.D. N.B.: (I) Communication not containing the above particulars may not be attended to. N.B.: (ii) If a letter/communication is received from a candidate after an examination has been held and it does not give his/her full name and Roll number, it will be ignored and no action will be taken thereon. NB. (iii) Candidates are strongly advised to keep a printout or soft copy of their online application for future references 8. The eligibility for availing reservation against the vacancies reserved for the Persons with Benchmark Disability shall be the same as prescribed in “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.” The candidates of Multiple Disabilities will be eligible for reservation under category (e) - Multiple Disabilities only of Section 34(1) of RPwD Act, 2016 and shall not be eligible for reservation under any other categories of disabilities i.e. (a) to (d) of Section 34(1) of RPwD Act, 2016 on account of having 40% and above impairment in any of these categories of PwBD. Provided further that the Persons with Benchmark Disability shall also be required to meet special eligibility criteria in terms of Functional Classification and Physical Requirements (abilities/disabilities) (FC&PR) consistent with requirements of the identified service/post as may be prescribed by its Cadre Controlling Authority. A list of services identify suitable for Persons with Benchmark Disability alongwith the Functional Classification and Physical Requirements is at Appendix V. 9. As per the decision taken by the Government for increasing the access of unemployed to job opportunities, the Commission will publically disclose the scores of the candidates (obtained in the Written Examination and Interview/Personality Test) through the public portals. The disclosure will be made in respect of only those candidates who will appear in the Interview/Personality Test for the Combined Medical Service Examination and are not finally recommended for appointment. The information shared through this disclosure scheme about the non-recommended candidates may be used by other public and private recruitment agencies to appoint suitable candidates from the information made available in the public portal. 14 Candidates will be required to give their options at the time of Interview/ Personality Test, while acknowledging the e-summon letter mailed to them for interview. A candidate may opt out of the scheme also and in that case his/her details will not be published by the Commission. Besides sharing of the information of the non-recommended candidates for the examinations conducted by the Commission, the Commission will not assume any responsibility of liability for the method and manner in which information related to candidates who appear at the Commission’s Examinations/Selections is utilized by other private of public organizations. 10. The candidates will not be allowed to withdraw their applications after the submission of the same. 11. The form and manner of communication of the result of the examination to individual candidates shall be decided by the Commission in their discretion and the Commission will not enter into correspondence with them regarding the result. 12. Subject to other provisions contained in this Notice, successful candidates will be considered for appointment on the basis of the order of merit assigned to them by the Commission and preferences expressed by them for various posts. 13. Success in the examination confers no right to appointment unless Government are satisfied after such enquiry as may be considered necessary that the candidate having regard to his/her character and antecedents is suitable in all respects for appointment to the service. The appointment will be further subject to the candidate, satisfying the appointing authority of his/her having satisfactorily completed the compulsory rotating internship. 14. A candidate must be in good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his/her duties as an officer of the Service. A candidate, who after such physical examination, as Government or the appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe, is found not to satisfy these requirements, will not be appointed. 15. No person – (a) who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living; or (b) who having a spouse living has entered into or contracted a marriage with any person shall be eligible for appointment of service; provided that the Central Government may if satisfied that such marriage is permissible under the personal law applicable to such person and the other party to the marriage and there are other grounds for so doing exempt any person from the operation of this rule. 16. The details regarding (a) Scheme and Syllabi of the examination, (b)Instructions/Guidelines for filling up the application form, (c) Special Instructions to the candidates for objective type tests and (d) Brief particulars of the services to which recruitment is made are given in Appendix I, II, III and IV of this Notice. (Vinod Kumar) UNDER SECRETARY UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION 15 APPENDIX-I SCHEME OF EXAMINATION The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:- Part-I WRITTENEXAMINATION – (500 marks) The candidates will take the written 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 written examination. (A) Written 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, 16 (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) Urological Surgery (III) Neuro Surgery (IV) Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T. (V) Thoracic surgery (VI) Orthopedic surgery (VII) Ophthalmology (VIII) Anesthesiology (IX) Traumatology (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 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 17 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 written 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. General Instructions for Examination: 3.1 Candidates must write the papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write the answers for them. However, the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the categories of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected–BA) and cerebral palsy will be eligible for the facility of scribe, if desired by the person. In case of other category of Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as defined under section 2(r) of the RPwD Act, 2016, such candidates will be eligible for the facility of scribe on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write, and scribe is essential to write examination on his/her behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care institution as per proforma at Appendix–VI. Further, for persons with specified disabilities covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing will be eligible for the facility of scribe subject to production of a 18 certificate to the effect that person concerned has limitation to write and that scribe is essential to write examination on his/her behalf from the competent medical authority of a Government healthcare institution as per proforma at Appendix-VIII. 3.2 The candidates have discretion of opting for his/ her own scribe or request the Commission for the same. The details of scribe i.e. whether own or the Commission’s and the details of scribe in case candidates are bringing their own scribe, will be sought at the time of filling up the application form online as per proforma at Appendix –VII (for Candidates having 40% disability or more) and Appendix - IX (for Candidates having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing). 3.3 The qualification of the Commission’s scribe as well as own scribe will not be more than the minimum qualification criteria of the examination. However, the qualification of the scribe should always be matriculate or above. 3.4 The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected-BA) and cerebral palsy will be eligible for Compensatory Time of twenty minutes per hour of the examination. In case of other categories of Person with Benchmark Disabilities, such candidates will be eligible for this facility on production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/ Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care institution as per proforma at Appendix – VI. Further, for persons with specified disabilities covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing will be eligible for compensatory time subject to production of a certificate to the effect that person concerned has limitation to write from the competent medical authority of a Government healthcare institution as per proforma at Appendix – VIII. 3.5 Facility of Scribe and/or Compensatory time to eligible candidates will be provided, if desired by them. Note (1) : The eligibility conditions of a scribe, his/her conduct inside the examination hall and the manner in which and extent to which he/she can help the eligible candidates (as defined above) 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 :— Better eye Best Corrected Worse eye Best Corrected Per Cent Impairment Disability category 6/6 to 6/18 6/6 to 6/18 0% 0 6/24 to 6/60 10% 0 Less than 6/60 to 3/60 20% I Less than 3/60 to No Light 30% II (One eyed person) 19 Perception 6/24 to 6/60 Or Visual field less than 40 up to 20 degree around centre of fixation or heminaopia involving macula 6/24 to 6/60 40% III a (low vision) Less than 6/60 to 3/60 50% III b (low vision) Less than 3/60 to No Light Perception 60% III c (low vision) Less than 6/60 to 3/60 Or Visual field less than 20 up to 10 degree around centre of fixation Less than 6/60 to 3/60 70% III d (low vision) Less than 3/60 to No Light Perception 80% III e (low vision) Less than 3/60 to 1/60 Or Visual field less than 10 degree around centre of fixation Less than 3/60 to No Light Perception 90% IV a (Blindness) Only HMCF Only Light Perception No Light Perception Only HMCF Only Light Perception No Light Perception 100% IV b (Blindness) Note (3) : The concession admissible to blind/low vision candidates shall not be admissible to those suffering from Myopia. 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 written 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 written 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. 20 Appendix-II Instructions to the candidates for filling online application Candidates are required to apply online by using the website www.upsconline.nic.in Salient Features of the system of Online Application Form are given hereunder:  Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.  Candidates will be required to complete the Online Application Form containing two stages viz. Part-I and Part-II as per the instructions available in the above mentioned site through drop down menu.  The candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) [Except SC/ST/Female/PwBD candidates who are exempted from payment of fee] either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash or by using net banking facility of any bank or by using any Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card/UPI Payment.  Before start filling up Online Application, a candidate must have his/her photograph and signature duly scanned in the .jpg format in such a manner that each file should not exceed 300 KB and must not be less than 20 KB each in size for the photograph and signature.  In addition to this, candidate should also have details of one photo ID viz. Aadhar Card/ Voter Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ Any other photo ID card issued by the State/Central Government. The details of this photo ID will have to be provided by the candidate while filling up the online application form. This photo ID will be used for all future references and the candidate is advised to carry this photo ID while appearing for examination.  The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled from 10th April, 2024 to 30th April, 2024 till 6.00 P.M.  Applicants should avoid submitting multiple applications. However, if due to any unavoidable circumstances any applicant submits multiple applications then he/she must ensure that the applications with higher RID is complete in all respects.  In case of multiple applications, the applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.  The applicants must ensure that while filling their application form, they are providing their valid and active E-mail IDs as the Commission may use electronic mode of communication while contacting them at different stages of examination process.  The Applicants are advised to check their emails at regular intervals and ensure that the email address ending with@nic.in is directed to their inbox folder and not to the SPAM folder or any other folder.  Candidates are strongly advised to apply Online well in time without waiting for the last date for submission of Online Application. 21 Appendix III Special Instructions to Candidates for objective type tests 1. No candidate will be allowed to leave the venue of the Examination during the test. 2. Articles not permitted inside Examination Hall Do not bring into the Examination Hall any article other than those specified above e.g. bags, books, notes, loose sheets, electronic or any other type of calculators, mathematical and drawing instruments, Log Tables, stencils of maps, slide rules, rough sheets pertaining to earlier session(s), any other incriminating material (notes on e-admit cards, papers, erasers) etc. ELECTRONIC OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF CALCULATORS, LOG TABLES, SLIDE RULES, CELLULAR/Bluetooth/MOBILE PHONES/PAGERS OR ANY OTHER EQUIPMENT CAPABLE OF BEING USED AS A COMMUNICATION DEVICE ARE NOT ALLOWED INSIDE THE PREMISES WHERE THE TEST IS BEING CONDUCTED. ANY INFRINGEMENT OF THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS SHALL ENTAIL DISCIPLINARY ACTION INCLUDING BAN FROM FUTURE TEST. Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/Bluetooth/pagers to the venue of the examination, as no arrangements for safekeeping will be made at the venue of the examination. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination Halls, no arrangements for safekeeping will be made at the venue of the examination. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard. 3. 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 answer to every question. 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. (ii) If a candidate given 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. 4. Unfair means strictly prohibited No candidate shall copy from the papers of any other candidate nor permit his papers to be copied nor give nor attempt to give nor obtain nor attempt to obtain irregular assistance of any description. 22 5. Conduct in Examination Hall  No candidate should misbehave in any manner or create disorderly scene in the Examination Hall or harass the staff employed by the Commission for the conduct of the examination. Any such misconduct will be severely penalised.  Candidates must not, on any pretext whatsoever speak to or have any communication with any other Candidates; such communication will be regarded as a breach of the Test regulations.  Candidates in the Test venue, who is found to have unauthorized materials in his/her possession, shall be deemed to be in breach of the test regulations. All breaches of test regulations shall be considered to constitute unfair practice. In case any candidate is found to be indulging in unfair practice, he will be debarred from this and future exams of UPSC and/or liable for disciplinary action.  At the conclusion of the test, candidates must remain quietly seated and must not communicate with one another till the entire test time has elapsed.  No candidate shall be permitted to leave the venue of the Examination till expiry of the allotted time.  No candidate shall be allowed to go to the toilet during the last 30 minutes of the Test.  The candidate must abide by the instructions and such further instructions as may be given by Supervisor/Invigilator of the Test. If the candidate fails to do so or indulges in disorderly or improper conduct, he/she will render himself/herself liable to expulsion from the Test and/or such other punishment as the Commission may deem fit to impose. APPENDIX IV BRIEF PARTICULARS OF THE SERVICES Brief particulars relating to the Services to which recruitment is being made through this examination are given below. I. Assistant Divisional MEDICAL Officer in the Railways : (a) The post of Assistant Division al Medical Officer in the Indian Railway Health Service is in Group ‘A” Junior Scale in level 10 of Pay Matrix (Rs. 56100-177500/- )and it carries Non-Practising Allowance as per rules/orders in force from time to time. Private practice is prohibited. The candidate will be bound to observe the orders which the Ministry of Railways or any other competent authority may issue from time to time restricting or prohibiting private practice by him/her. (b) A candidate will be appointed on probation for a period of One year which may be extended by the Government if considered necessary. On satisfactory completion of the probation, candidates will be eligible for confirmation in the junior scale of the Indian Railway Medical Service. (c) The appointment of probationers can be terminated by one month's notice in writing on either side during the period of probation in terms of Rule 301 (3) of the Indian Railway Establishment Code, Volume-I. Such notice is not however, required in cases of dismissal or removals as disciplinary measure after compliance with the provisions of Clause (2) of Article 311 of the Constitution and compulsory retirement due to mental or physical incapacity. (d) A candidate will have to undergo training as prescribed by the Ministry of Railways and pass all the Departmental Examinations. (e) A candidate will be governed by the "Contributory Pension System" effective from 01.01.2004 as per orders of the Government. 23 (f) A candidate will be eligible for leave in accordance with the leave rules as in force from time to time and applicable to officers of his/her status. (g) A candidate will be eligible for free Railway Passes and Privilege Ticket Orders in accordance with the rules in force from time to time. (h) A candidate will be required to pass the examination in Hindi of an approved standard within the period of probation and failure to do so shall involve liability to termination of service. (i) Under the rules every person appointed to the above post shall, if so required, be liable to serve in any Defence Service or post connected with the Defence of India for a period of not less than four years including the period spent on training, if any, provided that such person - (a) shall not be required to serve as aforesaid after the expiry of ten years from the date of such appointment. (b) shall not ordinarily be required to serve as aforesaid after attaining the age of 45 years. (j) A candidate will be governed in respect of matters specifically referred to above as well as other matters by the provisions of the Indian Railways Establishment Code and the extant orders as amended/issued from time to time. (k) A candidate will undergo Foundation Course training initially and after completion of Foundation Course, the candidate may also be posted to the Railway Health Units/Dispensaries at way side stations, ADMOs are also liable to transfer to any Railway. (l) Prospects of promotion including pay scales and allowances attached to higher grades will be as per the provisions of Railway Medical Service Recruitment Rules, 2000 and the orders and instructions issued by the Ministry of Railway from time to time. (m) Duties and Responsibilities: Assistant Divisional Medical Officers (i) He will attend the indoor wards and out patient department daily and as required. (ii) He will carry out physical examination of candidates and of employees in service in accordance with the regulations in force. (iii) He will look after family planning, public health and sanitation in his jurisdiction. (iv) He will carry out examination of vendors. (v) He will be responsible for discipline and proper discharge of duties of the Hospital Health Unit Staff. (vi) He will carry out duties assigned to him specially if any and will prepare returns and indents connected with his speciality. (vii) He will maintain and upkeep all equipments in his charge. Note 1: When an ADMO is posted at the Headquarters of a division under the charge of a CMS/Addl.CMS/MS Incharge he will assist the CMS/Addl.CMS/MS Incharge in all his duties but may be specially assigned with certain duties and responsibilities. Note 2: ADMOs will also be required to perform such other duties as may be assigned to them from time to time. II. Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Sub-cadre of Central Health Service. (a) The posts are temporary but likely to continue indefinitely. Candidates will be appointed to Junior Group 'A' scale and they will be on probation for the period of 2 years from the date of appointment which may be curtailed or extended at the discretion of the competent authority. They will be confirmed after the satisfactory completion of probation subject to availability of permanent posts. (b) The candidates can be posted anywhere in India in any dispensary or hospital under any organisation participating in the Central Health Service viz. C.G.H.S. operating at Delhi, Bangalore, Bombay, Meerut, Lakshadweep Andaman and Nicobar Islands, P&T department etc. Private practice of any kind whatsoever including lab and consultant practice is prohibited. (c) The scale of pay admissible to the Medical Officer of CHS is in the Level-10 (Rs. 56,100 to Rs.1,77,500/-) of the pay matrix and NPA as per orders issued by the 24 Government from time to time, and the promotional avenues will be available as per the provision of CHS Rules, 2014 and the orders and instructions issued by the Government from time to time. III. General Duty Medical Officer in the New Delhi Municipal Council: (a) Pay Matrix Level-10 Rs. 56,100-1,77,500/- + restricted Non-practicing allowance (NPA). (b) Ordinary rules regarding pensions, gratuity, confirmation etc. as enforced in the Council from time to time will be applicable. (c) The candidate will be on probation for a period of two years from the date of appointment which may be extended at the discretion of the competent authority. On satisfactory completion of the probation period will continue in the temporary capacity till confirmed against the permanent vacancy. (d) The candidate can be posted anywhere within the jurisdiction of the N.D.M.C. in any of the hospital/dispensaries/M & C family welfare Centres/Primary Health Centres etc. (e) Private practice of any kind whatsoever is prohibited. (f) The appointment can be terminated on one month’s notice on either side during the period of probation and thereafter, while employed in temporary capacity, NDMC reserves the right to one month’s pay in lieu of notice. (g) GDMO shall be entitled for promotion as Senior Medical Officer in the Pay Matrix Level–11 Rs.67700-208700/- and from Senior Medical Officer to Chief Medical Officer in the Pay Matrix Level-12 Rs.78800-209200/- and from Chief Medical Officer to Chief Medical Officer (Non-functional Selection Grade) in the Pay Matrix Level–13 Rs.118500- 214100/- and Senior Administrative Grade Pay Matrix Level–14 Rs.144200-218200/-. IV. General Duty Medical Officer Gr.II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi: (i) Salary at the minimum of first cell of Rs.56,100/- in the level 10 of the Pay Matrix under 7th CPC (corresponding to pre-revised scale in PB–3 Rs.15600-39100+GP Rs.5400/-)plus NPA and other admissible allowances as per rules. (ii) The candidates will be on probation for a period of two year from the date of appointment which may be curtailed or extended at the discretion of the Competent Authority. On satisfactory completion of the probation period, he will continue in the temporary post till confirmed against the permanent vacancy. (iii) The candidate can be posted anywhere within the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi in anyone of the Hospital/Dispensaries/M&CW and Family Welfare Centres/Primary Health Centres etc. (iv) Private practice of any kind whatsoever is prohibited. (v) The appointment can be terminated on one month`s notice on either side during the period of probation and thereafter while employed in temporary capacity. The Municipal Corporation of Delhi reserves the right to pay one month`s pay in lieu of notice. Prospects of promotion including pay scale and allowances attached to the higher grades shall be according to the provisions of Recruitment Regulations. 25 Appendix-V A list of Services Identified suitable for Persons with Benchmark Disability along with the Functional Classifications and Physical Requirements Sl. No. Name of the Service Category(ies) for which Identified Functional Classification Physical Requirements (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) 1. Assistant Divisional Medical Officer (ADMO) in Indian Railway Health Services (IRHS) Locomotor Disability (i) OA-One arm affected. (ii) OL-One leg affected and (iii) BL-Both legs affected but not arms. S, ST, BN, W, SE, MF, C, RW, H S–Sitting, ST–Standing, BN– Bending, W– Walking, SE-Seeing,MFManipulation by Fingers, C-Communication, RWReading and Writing, HHearing. 2. Medical Officers Grade in General Duty Medical Officers Subcadre of Central Health Services (a) OA, OL, BL, LC, DW, AAV (b) SLD (c) MD involving (a) to (b) above S, ST, W, BN, MF, RW, SE, H, C S=Sitting, ST=Standing, W=Walking, BN=Bending, MF=Manipulation with Fingers, RW=Reading & Writing, SE=Seeing, H=Hearing, C=Communication Incumbent should be considered with aids & appliances, Bilateral hand activities should be adequate. 3. General Duty Medical Officer Gr.II in MCD a) OA, OL, BL, LC, DW, AAV b) SLD c) MD involving (a) to (b) above NIL S, ST, W, BN, MF, RW, SE, H, C 4. General Duty Medical Officer in NDMC Locomotor Disability (i) OA-One arm affected. (ii) OL-One leg affected S, ST, BN, W, SE, MF, C, RW, H S–Sitting, ST–Standing, BN– Bending, W– Walking, SE-Seeing, MFManipulation by Fingers, C-Communication, RWReading and Writing, HHearing. 26 Appendix – VI Certificate regarding physical limitation in an examinee to write This is to certify that, I have examined Mr./Ms./Mrs………………………….. (name of the candidate with benchmark disability), a person with ……………………….. (nature and percentage of disability as mentioned in the certificate of disability), S/o /D/o……………………., a resident of ……………………………….. (Village/District/State) and to state that he/she has physical limitation which hampers his/her writing capabilities owing to his/her disability. Signature Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon / Medical Superintendent of a Government Health Care Institution. Note: Certificate should be given by a specialist of the relevant stream/disability (eg. Visual Impairment – Ophthalmologist, Locomotor disability – Orthopaedic specialist/PMR). Appendix – VII Letter of Undertaking for Using Own Scribe (To be filled by the candidates online to the Commission) I…………………., a candidate with………………………(name of the disability) appearing for the …………………. (name of the examination)……………….. bearing Roll No……………….. at ……….. (name of the centre) in the District …………………., ……………… (name of the State). My qualification is ………….. I do hereby state that …………………………… (name of the scribe) will provide the service of scribe/reader/lab assistant for the undersigned for taking the aforesaid examination. I do hereby undertake that his qualification is …………………… In case, subsequently it is found that his/her qualification is not as declared by the undersigned and is beyond my qualification, I shall forfeit my right to the post and claims thereto. (Signature of the candidates with Disability) Place: Date: 27 Appendix-VIII Certificate for person with specified disability covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing This is to certify that, we have examined Mr./Ms./Mrs………………………………………………………… (name of the candidate), S/o / D/o …………………………………………………., a resident of …………………………………………. (Vill/PO/PS/District/State), aged……………yrs, a person with …………………………….. (nature of disability/condition), and to state that he/she has limitation which hampers his/her writing capability owing to his/her above condition. He/she requires support of scribe for writing the examination. 2. The above candidate uses aids and assistive device such as prosthetics & orthotics, hearing aid (name to be specified) which is /are essential for the candidate to appear at the examination, with the assistance of scribe. 3. This certificate is issued only for the purpose of appearing in written examinations conducted by recruitment agencies as well as academic institutions and is valid upto ………………… (it is valid for maximum period of six months or less as may be certified by the medical authority) Signature of medical authority (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) (Signature & Name) Orthopedic/PMR Specialist Clinical phychologist/ Rehabilitation Psychologist / Psychiatrist / Special Educator Neurologist (if available) Occupational therapist (if available) Other Expert, as nominated by the Chairperson (if any) (Signature & Name) Chief Medical Officer / Civil Surgeon / Chief District Medical Officer ……………………… Chairperson Name of Government Hospital / Health Care Centre with seal Place : Date : 28 Appendix-IX Letter of Undertaking by the person with specified disability covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing I………………………………………………………, a candidate with …………………………………. (nature of disability/condition) appearing for the ………………..…………………………….. (name of the examination) bearing Roll No……………….. at ……………………………………… (name of the centre) in the District ………………………………., ……………………………………. (name of the state). My educational qualification is …………………………………………… 2. I do hereby state that ……………………………………. (name of the scribe) will provide the service of scribe for the undersigned for taking the aforementioned examination. 3. I do hereby undertake that his qualification is ………………………………. In case, subsequently it is found that his qualification is not as declared by the undersigned and is beynd my qualification. I shall forefeit my right to the post or certificate/diploma/degree and claims relating thereto. 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UPSC CMS 827 Medical Officer Online Form

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  • Starting Date : 10/04/2024
  • Last Date : 30/04/2024 06:00 PM
  • Correction Date : 01-07 May 2024
  • Written Exam Date : Available Soon
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  • SC / ST / PH (Divyang) : 0/-
  • All Female Category : 0/-
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Age Limit

  • Age Limit : Max. 32/35 Years
  • Age Limit as on : 01/08/2024
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per Rules

Selection Process

  • Written Exam (500 Marks)
  • Interview (100 Marks)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Exam

Qualification Details

  • Medical Officers : Passed / Final Year Appearing Medical Degree in MBBS from Any Recognized University in India.

Post Wise Vacancies

Grand Total : 827 Post
Post Name
Total
Post Name
Total
Medical Officers Grade in GDMO of Sub Cadre of Central Health Service
163
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways
450
General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council.
14
General duty Medical Officer Gr-II in Municipal Corporation of Delhi
200

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