UPSC-CMS Syllabus 2019

UPSC-CMS 2019 Syllabus

CMS is conducted with two papers where paper 1 is General Medicine and Paediatrics and paper 2 consists of Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics and Preventive & Social Medicine.

Syllabus for Part 1 – General Medicine and Paediatrics which is of marks 250 include the following

General Ability will include the following topics

  • Indian Society, Heritage & Culture, Polity, Economy, Human Development Indices and the Development Programmes;
  • Natural Resources, their distribution, exploitation, conservation and related issues;
  • Basic concepts of Ecology and Environment and their impact on health and economy;
  • Impact of changing demographic trends on health, environment and society;
  • Indian Agriculture, Industry, Trade, Transportation and Service Sectors;
  • Natural and man-made disasters and their management;
  • Food adulteration, Food processing, food distribution, food storage and their relevance to public health;
  • Recent trends in Science and Technology

General Medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry will have the following topics:-

  • Cardiology
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Genito-Urinary
  • Neurology
  • Haematology
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Infections/Communicable Diseases which will be for Virus, Rickets, Bacterial, Spirochetal, Protozoan, Metazoan, Fungus
  • Nutrition/Growth
  • Diseases of the skin (Dermatology)
  • Musculoskelatal System
  • Psychiatry
  • General

Syllabus for Surgery including ENT, Ophthalmology, Traumatology and orthopaedics will include the following topics:-

  • General Surgery to have Wounds, Infections, Tumours, Lymphatic, Blood vessels, Cysts/sinuses, Head and neck, Breast, Alimentary tract which will include Oesophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Anus, Developmental
  • Liver, Bile, Pancreas
  • Spleen
  • Peritoneum
  • Abdominal wall
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Urological Surgery
  • Neuro Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Traumatology

Part B of Paper 2 which is  GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS will include the topics


  • Ante-natal conditions
  • Intra-natal conditions
  • Post-natal conditions
  • Management of normal labours or complicated labour


  • Questions on applied anatomy
  • Questions on applied physiology of menstruation and fertilization
  • Questions on infections in genital tract
  • Questions on neoplasma in the genital tract
  • Questions on displacement of the uterus


  • Conventional contraceptives
  • D. and oral pills
  • Operative procedure, sterilization and organization of programmes in the urban and rural surroundings
  • Medical Termination of Pregnancy

There is one more topic which is PREVENTIVE SOCIAL AND COMMUNITY MEDICINE will include

  • Social and Community Medicine
  • Concept of Health, Disease and Preventive Medicine
  • Health Administration and Planning
  • General Epidemiology
  • Demography and Health Statistics
  • Communicable Diseases
  • Environmental Health
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Occupational Health
  • Genetics and Health
  • International Health
  • Medical Sociology and Health Education
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • National Programme