UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2018

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UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist 2018 notification have been released from 21st March 2018 and its exam is going to be held on 29th June 2018. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts this exam and is responsible for the recruitment of Group A post of Geophysicist, Geologist and Chemist in the Geological Survey of the country and Junior Hydrologist for the central group Water Board.

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2018 Important Dates

S.No. Events Respective Dates
1. Date of releasing of official notification and online application form 21st March 2018
2. Deadline for online application form 16th April 2018
3. Date of examination 29th June 2018

 

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2018

Every candidate has to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the application form. The candidate should come under or satisfy the eligibility criteria for the job. Below is given the eligibility criteria:

Nationality Criteria:

  • Hold nationality of India. Or,
  • be a subject of Bhutan. Or,
  • be a subject of Nepal. Or,
  • be of Indian origin but migrated either from East African countries of Kenya, Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Malawi, Zambia, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam. Or,
  • Be among Tibetan refugees who came across the country in prior of the 1st January 1962 for permanent settling over here.

Age Criteria:

  • Age norms for Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’) in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines: 4
  • Candidates’ date of birth should fall not before than 2nd January 1986 and not after than 1st January 1997.
  • Age norms for For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Groundwater Board, Ministry of Water Resources:
  • Candidates’ date of birth should fall not before than 2nd January 1983 and not after than 1st January 1997.

Is there any age relaxation for reserved category candidates?

  • For Ex-servicemen category candidates: 5 Years
  • For Scheduled Caste/Scheduled tribal: 5 years
  • For OBC: 3 years
  • For Deaf-mute, Blind and Orthopaedically disabled category applicants: 10 years

Educational Criteria:

Educational norms for Geologists Group ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India: Candidates should have obtained Master’s degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Earth Science and Resource Management or Marine Geology or Oceanography and Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Coastal Area Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geophysical Technology.

Chemists Group ‘A ‘: Educational norms for Chemists Group ‘A ‘ in Geological Survey of India: Candidates should hold a recognized M.Sc degree in Analytical Chemistry or Chemistry or Applied Chemistry.

Geophysicists Group ‘A’: Educational norms for Geophysicists Group ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India: Candidates should hold a recognized M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or M.Sc Physics or M.Sc (Geophysics) degree.

Online Application Form for UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2018

The candidates who are interested and eligible can fill the application form online from the official website. Applications, which are submitted after the mentioned deadline, will not be accepted by the authority under any circumstances. So, candidates should submit the application form on time.

Application Fee

Candidates have to make payment of Rs.200/- as application fee. You are exempted from making payment of a fee if you fall or come under the category of SC/ST/PH/Female. The prescribed payment mode is either through debit card/Credit card/net banking or in cash at any SBI branch.

Examination Details

Examination Centre: The exam is possible to be held at DELHI, SHIMLA, SHILLONG, MUMBAI, LUCKNOW, PATNA, KOLKATA, JAIPUR, JAMMU, HYDERABAD, DISPUR, CUTTACK, CHANDIGARH, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, CHENNAI, BHOPAL, ALLAHABAD, BANGALORE, AHMEDABAD.

Download complete Combined GEO-SCIENTIST AND GEOLOGIST EXAMINATION-2018 TIME-TABLE Here: TT-Geogl-2018-Engl


Exam Pattern

  • There will be two major parts of the question paper i.e. Part 1 and Part II respectively.
  • Part 1 is a written test whereas; part II will be an Interview/Personality test.
  • The General English paper of 100 marks will be common to all categories of candidates.

The pattern of Question Paper for Geologist

Papers Total marks Test Duration
Geology Paper I 200 Three Hours
Geology Paper II 200 Three Hours
Geology Paper III 200 Three Hours

The pattern of Question Paper for Geophysicist

Papers Total marks Test Duration
Geophysics Paper I 200 Three Hours
Geophysics Paper II 200 Three Hours
Geophysics Paper III 200 Three Hours

 

Pattern of Question Paper for Chemist

Papers Total marks Test Duration
Chemistry Paper I 200 Three Hours
Chemistry Paper II 200 Three Hours
Chemistry Paper III 200 Three Hours

 

The pattern of Question Paper for Junior Hydrogeologist

Papers Total marks Test Duration
Geology Paper I 200 Three Hours
Geology Paper II 200 Three Hours
Hydrogeology Paper III 200 Three Hours

Syllabus

The candidates are always advised to check the syllabus of the exam before the examination. This is also an important step, as it helps a student in preparing them for the examination. Candidates should gather information related to the syllabus, for an accurate level of exam preparation. A syllabus-based preparation always helps aspirants to score considerable marks in the exam.

Admit Card

An admit card is the most important document required for the examination. Every student has to bring their admit card along with other required documents on the day of examination otherwise, the candidate will not be allowed to participate in the examination. The candidates can download their respective admit card from the official website.

Result

The Union Public Service Commission will host result of aspirants at its official admission portal. We’ll update here actual date and link of accessing your result.

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