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UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria 2019 CGGE Qualification, Age Limit

UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria

Know here UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria to apply for Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2019. Applicants should ensure that they fulfill UPSC CGGE Eligibility Criteria before applying against UPSC Geologist Recruitment 2019.

According to UPSC Geologist Exam Eligibility Criteria, applicants need to have specialized Master’s Degree in the course equivalent to the post of his choice. If UPSC is found that they do not fulfill any of eligibility conditions, their candidature for examination will be cancelled by the Commission.

UPSC Geologist 2019 Important Dates-Released!!!

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2019 Notification will be released on 20-03-2019. Interested candidates can submit UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Application Form till the last date that is 16-04-2019. UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2019 will be conducted on 28-06-2019.

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UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria 2019

UPSC Geologist Nationality:

A candidate must be either
(a) A citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India as per UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria.

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UPSC Geologist Qualification:

Applicants can check the UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination Eligibility Criteria here:

For Junior Hydro geologists (Scientist B), Group ‘A’ in Central Ground Water Board:

Applicants should possess Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology 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.

For Geologists Gr ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India:

Contenders must have possessed 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 Geo sciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology.

For Chemists Gr ‘A ‘ in Geological Survey of India:

Aspirants must hold 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.

For Geophysicists Group ‘ A ‘ in Geological Survey of India

Contenders should possess 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.

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UPSC Geologist Age Limit:

It is foremost important for the candidates to meet with the age requirements already set by the authorities. According to which the minimum age of the candidates is 21 years and the maximum age should be 32 years.

There will be upper age relaxation given to the contenders in specific cases, for detailed info in this concern candidates are required to go through the below furnished details.

Post NameAge Limitation
Geologist, Group A21-32
Geophysicist, Group A21-32
Chemist. Group A21-32
Junior Hydro Geologists (Scientist B), Group A21- 35

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Age Relaxation

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST category will be given maximum 5 years of age relaxation against UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria.
  • Those contenders who belong to Other Backward Classes (OBC), they will be given age relaxation of 3 Years.
  • Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989 they will be benefitted with additional age relaxation of 5 years.
  • 3 years of age relaxation is given to the candidates who are Defence Services personnel (disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof).
  • In case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs, they will be given 5 years of age relaxation.
  • In the case of blind, deaf-mute and Orthopaedically handicapped persons, they will be benefitted with maximum 10 years of age relaxation.

UPSC Geologist No of Attempt:

General Category candidates are allowed to attempt this exam for 04 times. SC/ ST category or any other reserved categories are allowed to make seven attempts for Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2019.

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Physical Standards:

Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to the Examination, 2019 as per Regulations given in Appendix-II of the rules for the Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, 2019 in Gazette of India dated 21st March, 2019-nhm-0bt0 .

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