The examination shall be conducted according to the following plan:
Written Examination – (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.
Personality Test carrying 100 marks of such of the candidates who qualify on the results of the written examination.
(A) Written Examination:
The components and syllabus of two Papers and the weightage to different components in the two papers are given below: –
Paper I (Code No.1)
Maximum Marks: 250
|(a)||General Ability||30 questions|
|(b)||General Medicine||70 questions|
|Total questions in Paper I = 120 (30 General Ability, 70 General Medicine and 20 Paediatrics)|
Syllabus of Paper –I
(a) General Ability
(b) General Medicine (General Medicine including Cardiology, Neurology, Dermatology and Psychiatry)
Paper II (Code No. 2)
Maximum Marks : 250
|(b)||Gynaecology & Obstetrics||40 questions|
|(c)||Preventive & Social Medicine||40questions|
|Total questions in Paper II = 120 (40 Surgery, 40 Gynaecology & Obstetrics and 40 Preventive & Social Medicine)|
Syllabus of Paper – II
(Surgery including ENT, Opthalmology, Traumatology and Orthopaedics)
I General Surgery
II Urological Surgery
III Neuro Surgery
IV Otorhinolaryngology E.N.T.
V Thoracic surgery
VI Orthopedic surgery
(b) Gynaecology & Obstrtricks
III Family Planning
(c) Preventive Social and Community Medicine
2. The written examination in both the papers will be completely of objective (Multiple choice answer) type. The question Papers (Test Booklets) will be set in English only.
3. Candidates must write the Papers in their own hand. In no circumstances will they be allowed the help of a scribe to write answers for them.
4. The Commission have discretion to fix qualifying marks in any or both the papers of the examination.
(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 judgment and alertness of mind, ability for social cohesion, integrity of character, initiative and capability for leadership.