UPSC 2018: CMSE exam to be conducted without 'general ability' paper

03 October 2017, 07:35 AM
UPSC 2018: CMSE exam to be conducted without 'general ability' paper
UPSC 2018: CMSE exam to be conducted without 'general ability' paper

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has set a new pattern for the Combined Medical Services Exam. From 2018 UPSC CMSE 2018 will not have general ability in its syllabus of Paper 1. According to the UPSC CMSE scheme and syllabus the notification was posted on the official website.However, the changes will be implemented from UPSC CMSE exam 2018. 

Exam Pattern:

The CMSE Exam will be computer based and will last for two hours. Both CMSE papers will be of MBBS standard. Paper I will consist of 120 questions from General Medicine (96) and Paediatrics (24). Earlier 30 questions were asked from the subject of ‘General Ability’.

However, Paper-2 will be of 250 marks and will include Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Preventive and Social Medicine.

There will be negative marking for each wrong answers.

The interview for personality test will be held to test the general knowledge and ability of the candidates in the fields of their academic study and in the nature of a personality test to assess the candidate’s intellectual curiosity and integrity of character.

For latest update on UPSC candidates can check them on upsc.gov.in.

First Published: Tuesday, October 03, 2017 07:27 AM
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