UPSC CGGE Preliminary 2021 entrance exam will be conducted on 21 February 2021 in an online mode. UPSC announced the CGGE exam pattern on the official website. UPSC conduct CGGE exam for the candidates who want the post of Geologist, Geophysicist and Chemist Group 'A' in GSI and Junior Hydro-geologist (Scientist 'B'), Group 'A' for Central Ground Water Board. The exam will be held in three successive stages - Preliminary, Main, and Personality Test/Interview. Go through the given below article of UPSC CGGE Preliminary 2021 Exam Pattern.
UPSC CGGE 2021 Exam Pattern
Candidates must have an idea of exam paper structure for better preparation. Given below are complete information of UPSC CGGE Preliminary Exam Pattern 2021:
- UPSC will conduct the CGGE entrance exam in Computer Based Mode(CBT).
- The question paper consists of Multiple Choice Question(MCQ), where candidates have to select the right answer.
- Questions will be asked in English only, questions are not available in any other language.
- Candidates reward with +1 marks with each correct answer and there is a penalty of 0.3 marks for each wrong answer.
- The question paper has different subjects such as Geologist & Jr. Hydrogeologist, Geophysicist and Chemist.
- The preliminary exam has two paper i.e., one is general studies and other is any subject.
- Candidates have 2 hours to complete each paper.
Scientist B (Hydrogeology) Exam Pattern
|General Studies||120 Minutes||100 Marks|
|Geology/Hydrogeology||120 Minutes||300 Marks|
|Total || ||400 Marks|
Scientist B (Geophysics) Exam Pattern
|General Studies ||120 Minutes||100|
Chemist and Scientist B (Chemical) Exam Pattern
|General Studies||120 Minutes||100|
| || ||400|
Candidates can also check: UPSC CGGE Preliminary 2021 and CGGE Preliminary Syllabus 2021
UPSC CGGE Preliminary 2021 Preparation Tips
The Preparation Tips are listed below by the experts and are targeted for the Candidates planning to look for some guidance and moral support for their preparation which might help them in scoring than what they are planning to score:
- Candidates are advised to go through the whole syllabus first and then prepare for the exam according to the syllabus.
- Make notes of everything, put tags and sticky notes.
- Daily revision is an important aspect as what the candidate studied becomes faded which needs to be polished time and again.
- Works more on your weaker section along with strong points.
- Must practice sample paper or previous year paper, it will help you in time