UPSC Started Online Application Process for Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018

Published on : 22nd March 2018    Author : Tanvi Mittal
UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam

The online application process for UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist exam 2018 has started at the official website.

22 March 2018: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has invited online application for the Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist examination 2018. Candidates can check out the official notification.

How to Apply for UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018

  • Go to UPSC official website; http://www.upsc.gov.in/
  • Click on “Apply Online” link at the right side corner of the home page.
  • Click on “Online Application for Various Examinations” link.
  • Now click on the link under Part-I registration column in front of the Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist exam
  • Complete both Part-I and Part-II of the registration to complete the application process.
  • Take a print out of the confirmation page.

The last date to apply for the exam is 16 April 2018 till 06:00 PM.

Vacancy Details

Qualified candidates in the examination will be recruited for the following posts:

Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines

  • Geologist (Group A): 24
  • Geophysicist (Group A): 17
  • Chemist (Group A): 06

Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources

  • Junior Hydro-geologists (Scientist B) (Group A): 23

Application Fee

Candidates are required to pay a sum of money towards application fee as per their category:

  • General and OBC category – ₹ 200/-
  • Females/SC/ST/PwBD category – No Application Fee

Application fee can be paid through internet banking facility of SBI, master/RuPay/Visa/Debit/Credit Card or by depositing cash in any SBI branch. Please note that ‘Pay by cash’ mode will close a day before the closing date of application form i.e. 15 April 2018.

Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in two phases as under:

  • Part 1 – Written Examination
  • Part 2 – Interview/Personality Test carrying 200 marks

Written Exam Pattern

Posts

Subject

Maximum Marks

Duration

For All posts

General English

100

3 hours

Geologist

Geology Paper I

200

3 hours

Geology Paper II

200

3 hours

Geology Paper III

200

3 hours

Geophysicist

Geophysics Paper I

200

3 hours

Geophysics Paper II

200

3 hours

Geophysics Paper III

200

3 hours

Chemist

Chemistry Paper I

200

3 hours

Chemistry Paper II

200

3 hours

Chemistry Paper III

200

3 hours

Junior Hydro-geologist

Geology Paper I

200

3 hours

Geology Paper II

200

3 hours

Hydrogeology

200

3 hours

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All the papers will be of conventional type (Essay type).

The UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018 will commence from 29 June 2018 (Friday).

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About the Author: Tanvi Mittal

Tanvi Mittal

Former content manager at one of the country’s leading dailies, Tanvi Mittal specialises in academic writing. With two decades of experience and expertise in writing, she is the spearhead of Exams Planner’s content team. Commitment to brilliance and dedication to writing, strategizing and doing extensive research are her biggest passions. With only objective to provide high quality and researched based content, Tanvi constantly thrives to make a difference with her knowledge.

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