UPSC Combined Geo Scientist and Geologist Exam

 

UPSC Combined Geo Scientist and Geologist Exam

Name of the Exam :-

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam

Name of the Conducting Body:-

Union Public Service Commission

Mode of Apply:-

Online

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2016

Educational Qualification:

  • Geologist, Group A : Master's degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geology or Earth Science and Resource Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies o r Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology froma University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956).
  • Geophysicist, Group A : M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or M.Sc. (Geophysics) or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) Or M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics) from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature in India or other educational institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed universities under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
  • Chemist. Group A : M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature or other educational Institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed Universities under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 i.e. recognized University.
  • Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A : Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational Institutes established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956; or Master's degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized University.

Age Limit

- The Age Limit for Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination is between 21 to 32 years
- Age relaxation is applicable as per rules.

Exam Pattern

The examination shall be conducted according to the following Plan :
Part I: Written examination in the subjects as set out in para 2 below.
Part II. Interview for personality Test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist (CGSG) Exam Syllabus

Important Notes:

  1. Candidates competing for selection to the posts of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Junior Hydrogeologist will be required to appear in all the subjects mentioned against respective category above.
  2. Candidates competing for selection for both the posts of Geologist and Jr. Hydrogeologist will be required to appear in all the subjects mentioned against Categories 1 and 4 above.
  3. If any candidate failed to appear in any one or more of above papers, meant for written examination for selection to the post of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, their candidature shall stand rejected and part of written examination appeared by them shall not be evaluated and counted for any purpose.

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Selection Process

Candidates will be selected based on Written examination, Interview/ Personality Test.

Application Fee

- There is no fee for SC / ST/ PH / Female candidates.
- General Candidates have to pay Rs. 200 either by depositing the money in any branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India/ State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/ State Bank of Travancore or by using any Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates may apply online through the website www.upsconline.nic.in

Important Links

Following are the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist Important Links:
http://www.upsconline.nic.in/

Contact Details

Official Website: http://www.upsc.gov.in
Phone: 011-23381125/011- 23385271/011-23098543