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UPSC Geologist Exam 2017 Geo-Scientist, Online Application


UPSC Geologist Exam

UPSC Geologist Exam 2017: UPSC Geologist Exam Notification Reveals!!! Apply Through Online Application Form: Union Public Service Commission is going to conduct recruitment exam for selection to the posts of Geologist, Geophysicist and Geo-Scientist, Chemist and Junior Hydro Geologists. Union Public Service Commission Geologist Exam will be held in the month of 12-05-2017. Candidates who fulfill all eligibility criteria are required to fill online application form.
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  • UPSC Geologist Exam Date
  • UPSC Geologist Exam Eligibility Criteria
  • Steps to fill UPSC Geologist Application Form  
UPSC Geologist Exam
Candidates need to submit the online application form on or before the last date that is 03-03-2017. Those candidates who will qualify the UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam they may attend the Personal Interview. For acquiring more details regarding UPSC Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Exam, you need to go through the below section of this page which is written by the team members of

UPSC Geologist Exam

Organization Name
Union Public Service Commission
Exam Name
Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination-2017
Last Date for Online Application
03rd March 2017
Mode of apply
Exam Date
12th May 2017

UPSC Geologist Vacancies Details:

Category I:
  • Geologist, Group A: 40 Posts
  • Chemist, Group A: 40 Posts
  • Geophysicist, Group A: 25 Posts
Category II:

Junior Hydrogeologist (Scientist B), Group A: 33 Posts

  • a Citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
Candidates should have Master’s degree in Geology / Applied Geology or Marine Geology / Mineral exploration / Hydrogeology or Diploma of Associate ship in Applied Geology of Indian School of Mines from recognized university or institutions.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India

Eligibility Criteria:

For Geologists & Junior Hydro Geologists Grade ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India:

Aspirants must hold Master’s degree in Geology or Geological Science or Applied Geology or Mineral Exploration or Geo-Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geology or Earth Science and Resource Management or Oceanography and Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Petroleum Geosciences or Coastal Area Studies or Petroleum Exploration or Geophysical Technology from a recognized university.

For Geophysicists Grade ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India:

Candidates must have M.Sc. (Geophysics) or M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) Or M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics) from a recognized university.

For Chemists Grade ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India:

Candidates should possess M. Sc. in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry or Applied Chemistry from a recognized board with good academic records.

Age Limit:

Name of Post
Age Limit (Years)
Geologist, Group A
21 to 32
Geophysicist, Group A
21 to 32
Chemist. Group A
21 to 32
Junior Hydro Geologists (Scientist B), Group A
21 to 35

Application Fee:
  • Applicants have to pay an application fee of Rs 200/-. Sc, ST, PH and female aspirants are not required to pay the fees.
  • Participants are required to deposit 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 Patiala /State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card.

Selection Process:

Organization will conduct the written test and Interview /Personality Test to shortlist eligible applicants.

Exam Center:


UPSC Geologist Exam Pattern :

There will be two parts- Part I and Part II.
  • Part I will consist of written test having duration of 03 hours for each paper.
  • Part II will include interview/ personality test carrying 200 marks. 
Part I: Written Examination
3 hrs
General English
100 Marks
Geology Paper-I
200 Marks
Geology Paper-II
200 Marks
Geology Paper-III
200 Marks
200 Marks
Part II:
Interview For Personality Test
200 Marks

Complete Information on: UPSC Geologist Exam Syllabus

How to Apply For UPSC Geologist Exam Online Application Form?

Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfill all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination.
  • Willing candidates may apply through online mode by visiting the official website of UPSC i.e.
  • Then follow ‘Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC’.
  • Press enter on link “Press Here below Part I Registration” available in front of Combined Geo-Scientist And Geologist Examination.
  • Then fill online application form with all required details.
  • Submit the application fee and then again revisit the site for part two registration.
  • Complete the Part-II registration by filling the entries.
  • Upload the scan copy of essential documents such as passport size photograph and signature.
  • At last, take a print out of system generated application for further references.

Important Dates:
  • UPSC Geologist Notification will available: 08-02-2017
  • Last Date for Online Application: 03-03-2017
  • Exam Date: 12-05-2017
UPSC Geologist Admit Card:

All the Candidates applied for this examination may download their admit card from the official site of Union Public Service Commission that is Applicants are advised to download their exam hall ticket 2 weeks prior of the examination.

UPSC Geologists Updates


Candidates may get the whole information regarding UPSC Geologist Exam 2017 through the above given Official Notification.

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