Eligibility Conditions for UPSC CMS Exam 2016
Nationality: Applicant 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 01st 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 applicant 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 Govt of India.
Applicant for this exam must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 01st January 2016 the applicant must have been born not earlier than 02nd January 1984.
Upper Age Relaxation
The upper age limit is Relaxable; upto a maximum of five years if a applicant belongs to a SC/ST; upto a maximum of three years in the case of applicants belonging to OBC; upto a maximum of five years if a applicant had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 01st January 1980 to the 31st December 1989; 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; 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 01st January 2016 and have been released; 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 01st January 2016 and 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; upto a maximum of ten years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped.
The ad hoc Doctors appointed after 01st October, 1984 in the Ministry of Railways will be granted relaxation in age to the extent of the period of service rendered by them as ad-hoc Doctors in Railways.
For admission to the exam, applicant should have passed the written and practical parts of the final MBBS Examination.
Applicant who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final MBBS Exam may also apply. Such applicants will be admitted to the exam, 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 MBBS Exam along with the detailed application which will be required to be submitted to the Commission by the applicants who qualify on the result of the Computer based exam.
Applicant 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.
Physical and Medical Standards
Physical and Medical Standards: Applicants must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Exam 2016 as per regulations contained in Appendix III to the Rules of the exam.