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Geo-Scientist and Geologists Examination


The Union Public Service Commission, shortly called as UPSC conducts a Competitive Examination Named Geo-Scientist and Geologists Examination for Recruitment to the various positions in the Government sector.

The examination is held for two categories namely :

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

(i) Geologist, Group A         : 150

(ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 40

(iii) Chemist, Group A         : 50

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

(i) Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A : 29


Important Dates
Date of Notification 12th March, 2016
Last date for submission applications in online 8th April 2016, 11.59 pm
Date of Commencing Exam 26th June, 2016
The result of the written examination is expected to be far.

Jobs through Geo-Scientist and Geologists Examination

Candidates selected under category I are appointed on probation for two years. During this period they have to undergo training and pass test or examination prescribed by the competent authority.

Candidates under category II are also appointed on probation for two years.

It is a lucrative opening for geology and hydrology graduates in the Government sector.

UPSC conducts the Geologists' exam, generally in the month of November and the Notification commences in the month of June every year. These are only the tentative schedule and the readers are advised to check for the updates with the UPSC.