UPSC Geologist Recruitment 2019: Apply, Notification Cut off

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UPSC has advertised the vacancy for the post of Geologist. All interested and eligible candidates for the post of Geologist 2019 can apply online. More details about the UPSC Geologist are listed below. The Total number of vacancies under this recruitment is 106. Further division of the vacancies category wise / state wise for UPSC Geologist 2019 are shared below.

Basic Details

Important details and information about UPSC Geologist 2019 in Central Government.

Name of Post Geologist
Department Central Government
Number of Vacancies 106
Recruiting Body UPSC
Application Fee Gen / OBC: 200/- & SC/ST: 0/-
Place of Posting Anywhere India
Year 2019
Recruiting Body UPSC

Important Dates:

Important Dates for Geologist are listed below. It includes Application form dates, exam date, result date etc.

Event Dates Remark
Release of Notification 2019-03-20 No Remark Available
Start of Online Application Form 2019-03-20 No Remark Available
End of Online Application Form 2019-04-16 No Remark Available
Last Date to pay Online Application Fee 2019-04-16 No Remark Available
Exam Date 2019-06-28 No Remark Available

UPSC Geologist Eligibility Criteria

Imortant requirements for UPSC Geologist are shared below. It includes Educational Qualification as well as age criteria.

Educational Qualification

For Geologists:

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 Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology from a recognized University

Geophysicists:

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 recognized University

For Chemists:

M.Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry from a recognized University

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B):

  • Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a recognized University; or
  • Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized University.

Age Limit

Age Limits: A candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below

For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group “A”) in the Geological Survey of India, an attached office of Ministry of Mines, Government of India:

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the first day of the month of January of the year in which the Examination is to be held (i.e. as on 1st January, 2019] i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1987 and not later than 1st January 1998.

For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Groundwater Board, Ministry of Water Resources:

Must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained at the age of 35 years on 1s t January 2019 i.e. he/she must have been born not later than 2nd January 1984 and not later than 1s t January 1998.

Seats (Category wise / State & District Wise)

Category I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).

  1. Geologist, Group A: 50
  2. Geophysicist, Group A: 14
  3. Chemist. Group A: 15

Category II: ( Posting in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources)

  1. Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A: 27

Application Fee

Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI. Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. “Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 15.04.2019 i.e. one day before the closing date; however applicants who have generated their Pay-in-Slip before it is de-activated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date.

UPSC Geologist Exam Pattern

Written examination in the subjects as set out in para 2 below.

Interview/ Personality Test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

The following will be the subjects for the written examination, for selection to the post of Geologist, Geophysicist and Chemist Group “A” in GSI and Junior Hydro-geologist (Scientist “B”), Group “A” for Central Ground Water Board.

Category 1: Exam Pattern for Geologist

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
General English 100 3 Hrs
Geology Paper I 200 3 Hrs
Geology Paper II 200 3 Hrs
Geology Paper III 200 3 Hrs

Category 2: Exam Pattern for Geophysicist

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
General English 100 3 Hrs
Geophysics Paper I 200 3 Hrs
Geophysics Paper II 200 3 Hrs
Geophysics Paper III 200 3 Hrs

Category 3: Exam Pattern for Chemist

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
General English 100 3 Hrs
Chemistry Paper I 200 3 Hrs
Chemistry Paper II 200 3 Hrs
Chemistry Paper III 200 3 Hrs

Category 4: Exam Pattern for Jr. Hydrogeologist

Subject Maximum Marks Duration
General English 100 3 Hrs
Geology Paper I 200 3 Hrs
Geology Paper II 200 3 Hrs
Hydrogeology Paper III 200 3 Hrs

* Candidates competing for selection to the posts of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Junior Hydrogeologist will be required to appear in all the subjects mentioned against respective category above

** Candidates competing for selection for both the posts of Geologist and Jr. Hydrogeologist will be required to appear in all the subjects mentioned against Categories 1 and 4 above.

*** If any candidate failed to appear in any one or more of above papers, meant for written examination for selection to the post of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, their candidature shall stand rejected and part of written examination appeared by him/her shall not be evaluated and counted for any purpose

Other Important Links

Important Links to apply online for the UPSC Geologist recruitment 2019.

Apply Online Click Here
Pay Exam Fee Click Here
Re Print Form Click Here
Download Notification Click Here
Official Website Click Here
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