Latest information on UPSC Geologists 2020 exam with its notification, exam dates, eligibility, application form also including paper pattern, syllabus, test centres and UPSC Geologists result.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Geologist Examination to recruitment of candidates for Category I (Posts in Geological Survey of India) and Category II (Posts in Central Ground Water Board).
UPSC Geologists Exam 2020 Dates:-
Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination 2020 -
Date of Notification - 25.09.2019
Last Date for receipt of Applications - 15.10.2019
Date of commencement of Exam - 19.01.2020, Sunday
Duration of Exam - 1 Day
Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination 2020 -
Date of commencement of Exam - 27.06.2020, Saturday
Duration of Exam - 2 Days
UPSC Geologists Exam 2019 Dates:-
Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2019
Date of Notification:- 20.03.2019
Last Date for receipt of Applications:- 16.04.2019
Date of Exam:- 28.06.2019 (FRIDAY)
Duration of Exam:- 3 DAYS
Age Limits:- 21-32 years on 1st January of the year of examination. (Certain categories of persons including departmental candidates are eligible for age relaxation)
(i) Master's degree in Geology/Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a recognized university; or
(ii) Diploma of Associateship in Applied Geology of Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad; or
(iii) Master's degree in Mineral exploration from a recognized university (for posts in GSI); or
(iv) Master's degree in Hydrogeology from a recgonized university (for posts in CGWB)
Candidates appearing in the requisite qualification can also apply for the examination but are required to submit proof of passing along with detailed application form.
UPSC Geologists Exam 2019 Pattern:-
Candidates competing for both categories have to appear in the following papers
(i) General English - 100 Marks
(ii) Geology Paper-I - 200 Marks
(iii) Geology Paper-II - 200 Marks
(iv) Geology Paper-III - 200 Marks
(v) Hydrogeology - 200 Marks
For Category I candidates have to appear in Papers (i) to (iv) above only and for Category II in Papers (i) to (iii) and (v) above only.
Part II : Interview for Personality Test - 200 Marks
UPSC Geologists Exam Syllabus
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