UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination India Exam 2011

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will hold the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2010 on16th January, 2011. The examination will be held at various centres across the country.

Salient features about the examination are published herein for general information of candidates. For details regarding eligibility conditions, syllabus and scheme of the examination, centres of examination, guidelines for filling up the application form etc aspirants must consult the detailed notice of the examination published in the employment news/rozgar samachar dated 11th September, 2010

Eligibility conditions

Age limits: Must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st January, 2011

The upper age limit is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/PwD and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the notice

Educational qualification: A candidate must have passed the written and practical parts of final MBBS examination

How to apply: Candidates may apply online by using the website Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website

Candidates may also apply offline the common application form devised by the commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated head post offices/post offices (specified in appendix-III of the notice published in the employment news dated 11.09.2010) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs 20/- (Rs twenty only). Each such form can be used only once and only for one examination

In case of any difficulty in obtaining application forms from the designated HPOs/Pos, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post master or UPSC’s forms supply monitoring cell over Tele 011-23389366/ Fax 011-23387310

Fee: Candidates applying online are required to pay a reduce fee of Rs 50/- (Rs fifty only) either by remitting the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI or by using Visa/Master credit/debit card

Candidates applying offline (through common application form) are required to pay a fee of Rs 100/- (Rs one hundred only) through central recruitment fee stamp only

All female candidates/SC/ST/PwD candidates are exempted from payment of fee (OBC candidates are required to pay full fee)

Address and last date for receipt of applications

Online: The online applications can be filled up to 04th October, 2010 till 11.59 p.m. after which the link will be disabled

Common application form: All offline applications must reach the controller of examinations, union public service commission, Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road, New delhi-110069 either by hand or by post/speed post or by courier, on or before the 11th October, 2010

However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas specified in the notice published in the employment news dated 11.09.2010, the last date for receipt of applications by post/ speed post only (not by hand or by courier) is 18th October, 2010

Facilitation counter and website for guidance of candidates: In case of any guidance/information/ clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc candidates can contact UPSCs facilitation counter near ‘C’ gate of its campus in person or over telephone 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hours and 17.00 hours

The commission also has a website at address over which the candidates can obtain details of the examination as well as information about registration of their applications, venue of the examination and results

GATE 2011 Application | GATE 2011 Form | GATE 2011 Application Form

GATE 2011 Application | GATE 2011 Form | GATE 2011 Application Form

Candidates can submit Application Form in two different modes : Online and Offline. The preferred mode of application process is Online

Application Category Application Fee
Online General/OBC Rs.800/-
SC/ST/PD Rs.400/-
Offline General/OBC Rs.1,000/-
SC/ST/PD Rs.500/-


Step 1: Procurement of Application Form

Candidate can obtain a packet containing:

  • Offline Application Form
  • Information Brochure
  • Envelope

A. Designated Bank Branches corresponding to each zone on cash payment.
B. Over the counter from Zonal GATE Office after handing over Demand Draft for appropriate amount.

Step 2: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable) Authorities empowered to issue Certificates

Step 3: Fill in the Application Form
Candidates must follow the instructions provided in GATE 2011 information brochure.

Step 4:

  • Paste your recent photograph (3 cm X 4 cm) in the designated place of OMR sheet.
  • Sign at the designated places of OMR sheet.
  • Write the examination city first choice code, paper code and the address of the Institute on the envelope.
  • Step 5: Post/Submission

    Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Registered or Speed post to The Chairman, GATE of the Zone, where the candidate prefers (corresponding to the 1st Choice of Examination City) to appear for the examination, so as to reach on or before Tuesday, November 02, 2010

    It can be handed over personally to respective Zonal GATE Office.

GATE 2011 Pattern | GATE Exam Pattern

GATE 2011 Pattern | GATE Exam Pattern

The GATE examination consists of a single paper of 3 hours duration which contains 65 questions carrying a maximum of 100 marks. The question paper will consist of only objective questions. In all papers other than AE and TF, all the questions are of multiple choice type. In AE and TF papers, the question paper will consist of 60 questions of multiple choice type and 5 questions of numerical answer type. For multiple choice type questions, each question will have four choices for the answer. For numerical answer type questions, each question will have a number as the answer. Click here to view the pattern of question papers. The examination for the papers with codes AE, GG, MN and TF will be carried out ONLINE using computers where the candidates will be required to enter the answer for each question using keyboard/mouse. For all other papers, the candidates will have to mark the correct choice on an Optical Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening the appropriate bubble against each question. There will be negative marking for each wrong answer, except for the numerical answer type questions.

Each GATE paper shall have a General Aptitude (GA) component carrying 15 marks.

GATE 2011 Eligibility | GATE exam Eligibility

GATE 2011 Eligibility | GATE exam Eligibility

The following categories of candidates are eligible to appear in GATE :
  1. Bachelor degree holders in Engineering/Technology/Architecture (4 years after 10+2) and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
  2. Master degree holders in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications or equivalent and those who are in the final or pre-final year of such programmes.
  3. Candidates in the second or higher year of the Four-year Integrated Master degree programme (Post-B.Sc.) in Engineering/Technology or in the third or higher year of Five-year Integrated Master degree programme and Dual Degree programme in Engineering/Technology.
  4. Candidates with qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE (e.g. AMIE by IE(I), AMICE(I) by the Institute of Civil Engineers (India)-ICE(I)) as equivalent to B.E./B.Tech. Those who have completed section A or equivalent of such professional courses are also eligible.

GATE 2011 Result | GATE Results 2011

GATE 2011 Result | GATE Results 2011

GATE 2011 results will be announced on March 15, 2011 at 10:00 hrs. at GATE offices of IISc and seven IITs. GATE 2011 results will also be available on the websites of GATE offices GATE 2011 score is valid for TWO YEARS from the date of announcement of the GATE 2011 results. GATE 2011 results may be made available on payment basis to interested organizations (educational institutions, R & D laboratories, industries, etc.) in India and abroad based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between IIT Madras and the requesting organization. Details in this regard can be obtained from the Chairman, GATE, IIT Madras. The machine-gradable Optical Response Sheets (ORS) are graded and scrutinized with extreme care. There is no provision for regrading and retotalling. No photocopies of the machine-gradable Optical Response Sheets (ORS) will be made available. No correspondence in this regard will be entertained.

GATE 2011 | GATE Exam 2011 | IIT GATE 2011

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is an all-India examination administered and conducted in eight zones across the country by the GATE Committee comprising faculty from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of the National Coordinating Board - GATE, Department of Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.

Admission to post graduate programmes with MHRD and some other government scholarship/assistantship at engineering colleges/institutes in the country are open to those who qualify through GATE. GATE qualified candidates with Bachelor degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy or Master degree in any branch of Science/Mathematics/Statistics/Computer Applications are eligible for Master/Doctoral programmes in Engineering/ Technology/Architecture/Pharmacy as well as for Doctoral programmes in relevant branches of Science. To avail the scholarship, the candidate must additionally secure admission to such a postgraduate programme, as per the prevailing procedure of the admitting institution. GATE qualification, however, is not required for candidates with Master degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Pharmacy who may be seeking scholarship/assistantship for relevant doctoral programmes.

The overall coordination and responsibility of conducting GATE 2011 lies with Indian Institute of Technology Madras , designated as the Organizing Institute for GATE 2011.

GATE 2011 application forms will be available from 21.09.2010 to 29.10.2010

Commencement of online application/sale of information brochure and application form: Tuesday, 21st September, 2010

Last date for issue of information brochure and application form: at bank counters, Wednesday, 27th October, 2010; at GATE office counters, Friday, 29th October, 2010

Last date for submission online (website closure): Wednesday, 27th October, 2010

Receipt of completed online/offline application form at respective zonal GATE office: Tuesday, 02nd November, 2010

Examination online: Sunday, 30th January, 2011

Offline examination: Sunday, 13th February, 2011

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