The eligibility conditions of the candidates who are willing to apply for the Combined Medical Services Exam (CMS Exam) are discussed for the benefits of the aspirants in this page of Coachingindians.com
Below 32 years as on 1st January of the year of Examination i.e. the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1987.
The upper Age-limit is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC and some other categories, as notified by the Commission from time to time.
A candidate who is interested in appearing the CMS Examination conducted by the UPSC must be either :
(1) a Citizen of India, or
(2) a subject of Nepal, or
(3) a subject of Bhutan, or
(4) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
(5) 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 (2), (3), (4) and (5) above shall be a person in whose favor 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.