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UPSC Geologist Exam

On basis of UPSC Geologist Exam, selection of appliers will be done as Geologists, Geophysicists, Chemists and Junior Hydrogeologists Posts in Govt. Departments. Check latest UPSC Geologist Exam 2018 Notification to know the process of Recruitment for year of 2018. Aspirants should submit the online application form by going through procedure of applying that is given below. You can know the all important dates of UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam by scrolling down this page.

What This Page Includes?

Details of UPSC Geologist Vacancy

Information About Nationality

Eligibility For Union Public Service Commission Geologist Exam

Age Limitations and Relaxation Details

Application Fee and Payment Mode

Selection procedure For UPSC Jobs

Geologist Exam Pattern

Exam Centres

Details of Exam Result

Important Date and Note

Interested candidates, who fulfill all eligibility criteria, can grab this opportunity by filling the online UPSC Geologist Application Form before the closing date that is March 2018. Interested applicants may get complete information regarding this Notice from the below of this page, which is provided by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com, so please have a look before applying.

UPSC Geologist Exam 

Vacancy Details:

Posts NameNo. Of Posts
Junior Hydro Geologist33


Willing job seekers should be either:

  • A Citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
  • 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.

UPSC Geologist Eligibility:

  • For Geologists Gr ‘A’:

Candidates should have a Masters Degree in Geological Science / Geology / Geo-Exploration / Mineral Exploration / Engineering Geology / Marine Geology / Earth Science and Resource management / Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies / Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Exploration / Geochemistry / Geological Technology from

  • For Geophysicists:

Candidates should possess M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or Geophysics or Integrated Exploration Geophysics or Applied Geophysics or Marine Geophysics or Tech. or Applied Geophysics with good academic records.

  • For Chemists:

Applicants are required to possess M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from recognized institution.

  • For Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist-B):

Candidates should have Masters Degree in Geology or Applied Geology or marine Geology from reputed institute.

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Limitation of Age as on 1/01/1996:

  • For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’): 

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and not have attained the age of 32 years on the first day of the month of January of the year

  • For Jr. Hydro Geologist (Scientist B) (Group ‘A’):

Age limit of the applicants should be in between 21 years to 35 years as on 1st January 2017.

Age Relaxation Details:

CategoryUpper Age Limit
Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe5 years
Other Backward Classes3 years
Domiciled Candidates in the State of Jammu & Kashmir5 years
Defence Services Personnel3 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years

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Application Fee and Mode of Payment:

  • Candidates belong to General and OBC category has to pay an application fee of Rs. 200/-(Rupees Two Hundred Only).
  • Fee should be paid either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/ State Bank of Mysore/ state bank of Patiyala / state bank of Travancore or by using Visa/ Master Credit/ Debit Card.
  • All Female Candidates and candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes are not required to pay any fee.

Must Read: How to Deposit Fee Online Through Debit/ Credit Card

Method of Selection for UPSC Geologist Recruitment:

  • Enrollment of qualified candidates will be completely made on their outcome in Written Test and personal interview by the selection committee.
  • No TA/ DA will be given for attending written test or personal interview. Candidates have to come for test at their own expenses.

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UPSC Geologist Exam Pattern:


Part I: Written Examination

General English Common Exam100

For the post of Geologist

Geology Paper-I200
Geology Paper-II200
Geology Paper-III200

For the post of Geophysicist

Geophysics Paper I200
Geophysics Paper II200
Geophysics Paper III200

For the post of Chemist

Chemistry Paper I200
Chemistry Paper II200
Chemistry Paper III200

For the Post of Jr. Hydrogeologist

Geology Paper I200
Geology Paper II200
Hydrogeology Paper III200

Part II:

Interview /Personality Test200

UPSC Geologist Exam Centers:


UPSC Geologist Syllabus:

Examination will contain questions based on Geology, Geophysics, Chemistry and Hydrogeology. Prepare all the topics that are given in the syllabus to score good marks. Candidates may also download Geo-Scientist syllabus through the direct link that is given below.

Download NowUPSC Geologist Exam Syllabus

UPSC Geologist Admit Card:

Candidates may get entry in exam hall with their UPSC Geoscientist Exam Admit Card. Your Geoscientist Hall Ticket will be made available on official portal of Union Public Service Commission before two week of exam that is in the month of April – May 2018. Please carry your identity proof along with admit card at time of exam.

Process to fill UPSC Online Application Form:

  • Candidates are required to visit the official site of organization that is www.upsc.gov.in
  • On home page of official site go to “Recruitment” section and hit the link.
  • Now many notifications will be appeared in this page select the appropriate link of the advertisement
  • Then read the instructions carefully before applying online for part- I and part- II registration.
  • Go to the link online application.
  • Now candidates can fill online application form in all manners including personal details and academic details.
  • Candidates must mention valid email id and contact number in application form.
  • Upload scanned photograph and signature of requisite size.
  • After complete all process for online application form review once at entire form
  • Take print out of filled application form for future use.

Check Here: Process to Fill Online Application Form

UPSC Geologist Result:

In the month of July/August, 2018 the result of written Examination will be declared, so candidates must be ready with the following documents which are to be submitted to the Union Public Service Commission:

  • Certificate of Age.
  • Certificate of Educational Qualification.
  • Certificate in support of claim to belong to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward
  • Classes where applicable.
  • Certificate in support of claim for age/ fee concession, wherever applicable.
  • Certificate in support of being physically handicapped (wherever applicable)

UPSC Geologist Important Dates:

ParticularsEssential dates
UPSC Geo-Scientist Notification will availableFebruary 2018
Closing Date for Online ApplicationMarch 2018
Date of Commencement of ExamMay 2018


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