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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Notification 2022

The Union Public Service Commission invites application for the following posts.
UPSC Combined Geo Scientist
  1. Geologist (Geological Survey of India): 100 Posts

Qualifications: 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 or Petroleum Geosciences or Geochemistry from a 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) i.e. recognized University.

  1. Geophysicist (Geological Survey of India): 50 Posts
  2. Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics): 01 Post

Qualifications: 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.

  1. Chemist (Geological Survey of India): 20 Posts
  2. Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical): 01 Post

Qualifications: 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.

  1. Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology): 20 Posts

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Geology or applied Geology or Marine Geology or Hydrogeology 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

Age Limit (As on 01/01/2022): 21 - 30 years

Fee: Rs.200/-. Female/ SC/ ST/ PH candidates are exempted from payment of fee.

Plan of Examination: The Combined Geo-Scientist Examination will consist of three successive stages

  • Stage-I: Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) having two papers for selection of the candidates for the Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination. Marks secured in the Preliminary Examination will be counted for deciding the final merit;
  • Stage-II: Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination (Descriptive Type) having three papers for selection of candidates for the Personality Test (Stage-III). Marks secured in the Main Examination will be counted for deciding the final merit; and
  • Stage-III: Personality Test/Interview

Stage-I: Preliminary Examination

Stream-I : Geologist & Scientist B (Hydrogeology)

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

Paper-I: General Studies

2 Hours

100 Marks

Paper-II: Geology/Hydrogeology

2 Hours

300 Marks

 

 

 

Stream-II : Geophysicist and Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics)

Paper-I: General Studies

2 Hours

100 Marks

Paper-II: Geophysics

2 Hours

300 Marks

 

 

 

Stream-III : Chemist and Scientist ‘B’(Chemical)

Paper-I: General Studies

2 Hours

100 Marks

Paper-II: Chemistry

2 Hours

300 Marks

 

Penalty for wrong answers (in Objective Type Papers): Candidates should note that there will be penalty (Negative Marking) for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the Objective Type Question Papers.

How to apply: Candidates can apply online only.

Important events dates
Opening date for receipt of online application form
Wed, 09/22/2021 - 00:00
Closing date for receipt of online application form
Tue, 10/12/2021 - 00:00
Date of Preliminary Examination
Sun, 02/20/2022 - 00:00
Date of Preliminary Examination
Sat, 06/25/2022 - 00:00
Qualification GRADUATE
Last Date October 09,2021
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