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UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam 2018-19 Imp Dates Apply

UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam

Apply for UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam for recruitment on various posts under Government departments of Union Public Service Commission. Applicants can apply for UPSC Geologist Exam via online process till the last date that is 16-04-2018.

Before applying for any post under UPSC, applicants have to ensure their eligibility conditions as according to the UPSC notification. For the selection purpose, the UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam are going to be held on 29-6-2018.Applicnats can check all the important dates from below ward of this page.

UPSC Geologist Exam Notification

Aspirants are required to apply for UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam 2018-19 by following the guidelines mentioned below on this page, which is well furnished by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com

UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam

Vacancy Details:

  • Geologist
  • Geophysicist
  • Chemist
  • Junior Hydro Geologist


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.

Must Check: UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria

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 Tribe
5 years
Other Backward Classes3 years
Domiciled Candidates in
the State of Jammu & Kashmir
5 years
Defence Services Personnel3 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years

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.

UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam Pattern:

Here below we have placed the pattern of UPSC Geologist Exam and UPSC Combined Geoscientist Exam, you must have a look and prepare for exam as according to it:

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

Get Updated: UPSC Geologist Exam Pattern

UPSC Geologist Exam Centers:

The combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam is going to be conducted in following cities:


Read Out Here: UPSC Geologist Question Papers

UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Syllabus:

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

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. Please carry your identity proof along with admit card at time of exam.

Download From Here: UPSC Geologist Exam Books

Process to fill UPSC Online Application Form:

Candidates can apply for UPSC Geologist Exam by following the steps mentioned below:

  • 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.

UPSC Geologist Important Dates:

ParticularsEssential dates
UPSC Geo-Scientist Notification will available21-03-2018
Closing Date for Online Application16-04-2018
Date of Commencement of Exam29-6-2018

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