Examination Notice No. 01/2010-CMS dated 05.09.2009
F. 14/1/2009-E.I(B) : A combined examination for recruitment to the services and posts mentioned in para 2 below will be conducted by the Union Public Service Commission on the 17th January, 2010 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (Dept. of Health) in the Gazette of India dated the 5th September, 2009.
Centre of Examination : The Examination will be held at the following centres :
The centres and the dates of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Commission. While every effort will be made to allot the candidates to the centres of their choice for examination, the Commission may, at their discretion allot a different centre to a candidate, when circumstances so warrant. Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the time table and place or places of examination.
Candidates should note that no request for change of centre will normally be granted. When a candidate, however, desires a change in centre from the one he had indicated in his application form for the Examination, he must send a letter addressed to the Secretary, Union Public Service Commission, giving full justification as to why he desires a change in centre. Such requests will be considered on merits but requests received after the 4th November, 2009 will not be entertained under any circum-stances.
2. (a) The Services/Posts to which recruitment is to be made and the approximate number of vacancies to be filled are given below :-
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways.
Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service.
Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services.
Medical Officers in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.
|(v)||General Duty Medical Officer in New Delhi Municipal Council||11|
(i) 8 (Eight) vacancies of Assistant Divisional Medical Officer in the Railways are reserved for Physically Challenged candidates. The category and Functional classification not yet finalised.
(ii) 1 (0ne) vacancy of Assistant Medical Officer in Indian Ordnance Factories Health Service is reserved for Physically challenged candidates belonging to Locomotor Disability having Functional Classification OA, OL.
(iii) 2 (Two) vacancies of Junior Scale Posts in Central Health Services are reserved for Physically Challenged candidates belonging to Locomotor Disability having functional classification OL, OA or BL.
(iv) 1 (One) vacancy of Medical Officer in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi is reserved for Physically challenged candidates belonging to Locomotor Disability having functional classification BL or OL-OA.
The number of vacancies is liable to alteration.
Reservation will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and Physically Disabled Categories in respect of vacancies as may be fixed by the Government.
(b) A candidate may apply for admission to the examination in respect of any one or more of the services/posts mentioned in para 2 (a) above. Candidates will be required to indicate preferences for services/posts at the appropriate time. If a candidate wishes to be admitted for more than one service/post he need send in only one application. He will be required to pay the fee mentioned in para 4 below once only and will not be required to pay separate fee for each of the services/posts for which he applies.
1. CANDIDATES TO ENSURE THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE EXAMINATION:
Mere issue of admission certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission.
Commission take up verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents only after the candidate has qualified for interview/Personality Test.
2. APPLICATION FORM :
Candidates must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the Commission for its examination, which can be purchased from the Designated Head Post Offices/Post Offices (specified in Appendix III of the notice) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/- (Rupees 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 Telephone No. 011-23389366/FAX No. 011-23387310.
Candidates are advised to read carefully the “Instructions for filling up the Application Form” given in Appendix-II of this notice.
3. LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS :
All applications must reach the “Secretary, 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 5th October 2009.
The candidate should note that application will be received by hand, only one at a time, at the designated counter(s) and not in bulk, till 5 PM only.
However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote localities specified in para 6 of this Notice the last date for receipt of application by Post/Speed Post only (not by Hand or by Courier) is 12th October, 2009.
4. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWER :
Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answer marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Paper.
5. FACILITATION COUNTER FOR GUIDANCE OF CANDIDATES :
In case of any guidance/information/clarification regarding their applications, candidature etc. candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near gate ‘C’ of its campus in person or over Telephone No. 011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs.
6. MOBILE PHONES BANNED :
(a) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not be bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safekeeping cannot be assured.
7. Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe keeping of the same cannot be assured. Commission will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.
Government strives to have a work force which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.
A candidate 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 1st 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 a candidate 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 Government of India.
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
(II) Age Limit :
(a) A candidate for this examination must not have attained the age of 32 years as on 1st January, 2010, i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1978.
(b) The upper age limit is relaxable as follows.
(i) Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
(iii) Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
(iv) 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.
(v) 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 1st January, 2010 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st January, 2010) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or (iii) on invalidment.
(vi) 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 1st January, 2010 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.
(vii) Upto a maximum of ten years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped candidates.
(viii) The ad-hoc Doctors appointed after 1.10.1984 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, in the light of the Supreme Court’s orders dated the 24th September, 1987 on the Writ Petitions (Nos. 822, 875, 180 & 200 of 1987 with Nos. 370, 298 & 73 of 1987 with Nos. 1165, 1328, 1619, 1735, 1275, 1457, 1087, 1034, 1263, 1294, 1327, 1349, 1370, 1353, 1400, 1451, 1504, 1564, 1650 & 1609 of 1986 and with Nos. 845 of 1986) filed by some ad-hoc Doctors of the Railways. The ad-hoc Doctors claiming the relaxation in upper age limit under this provision should submit their applications for admission to the examination through the Ministry of Railways who will certify that the applicants are covered by the orders of the Supreme Court.
NOTE I-Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3(II) (b) above, viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K, physically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.
NOTE II-The term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time to time.
NOTE III– The age concession under Para 3(II) (b)(v) and (vi) will not be admissible to Ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officers inculding ECOs/SSCOs, who are released on their own request.
NOTE IV: Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3 (II) (b) (vii) above, a physically handicapped candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such physical examination as the on the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned Services/posts to be allocated to the physically handi-capped candidates by the Government.
Save as provided above the Age-Limit prescribed can in no case be relaxed.
The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to be submitted only after the declaration of the result of the written part of the examination.
No other document relating to age like horo-scopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificate mentioned above.
NOTE : 1. Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.
NOTE : 2. Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an Examination, no change will be allowed subsequently (or at any other Examination of the Commission) on any ground what-soever.
NOTE 3 :- THE CANDIDATE SHOULD EXERCISE DUE CARE WHILE ENTERING THEIR DATE OF BIRTH IN COLUMN 8 OF THE APPLICATION FORM. IF ON VERIFICATION AT ANY SUBSEQUENT STAGE, ANY VARIATION IS FOUND IN THEIR DATE OF BIRTH FROM THE ONE ENTERED IN THEIR MATRICULATION OR EQUIVALENT EXAMINATION CERTIFICATE, DISCIPLINARY ACTION WILL BE TAKEN AGAINST THEM BY THE COMMISSION UNDER THE RULES.
(III) Educational Qualification :
For admission to the examination a candidate should have passed the written and practical parts of the final M.B.B.S. Examination.
NOTE-1: A candidate who has appeared or has yet to appear at the final M.B.B.S. Examination may also apply. Such candidates will be admitted to the examination 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 M.B.B.S. Examination along with the detailed application which will be required to be submitted to the Commission by the candidates who qualify on the result of the written part of the examination.
NOTE-2 : A candidate who has yet to complete the compulsory rotating internship is educationally eligible for admission to the examination but on selection he will be appointed only after he has completed the compulsory rotating internship.
(IV) Physical and Medical Standards: Candidates must be physically and medically fit according to the physical/medical standards for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2010 as per regulations contained in Appendix III to the Rules of the Examination.
Dr Deepak Kalra says
If acandidate joins service, and wishes to pursue post graduation in any discipline in medicine, how soon is he permitted to do so?
Any bond for that, and if so, how much?
Brig Deepak Kalra
Consultant, Professor and HOD
Dept of Ophth
can u mention the salary scale ?