UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination Notification 2016

By | February 8, 2016

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) India’s central agency authorized to conducts various examination every year. Presently, it has issued notification Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2016. It is now inviting applications for for the preliminary examination only. Candidates who are interested and looking for an opportunity in this area may look into the furnished details below and can apply for the examination before 4th March 2016.

Number of Vacancies:

Category I: (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).
(i) Geologist, Group A: 121
(ii) Geophysicist, Group A: 56
(iii) Chemist. Group A: 29
Category II: ( Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources)
(i) Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A: 02

Eligibility Conditions:

1. Educational Qualification

Name of the Post Educational Qualification
Geologists Group ‘A’ Master’s degree in Geological Science or related subjects
Geophysicists Group ‘A’ M.Sc. in Physics or related subjects
Chemists Group ‘A’ M. Sc. in Chemistry or related subjects
Jr Hydrgeologists (Scientist B),
Group ‘A’
Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized University

2. Age Limitation:
A candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below:-
(a) For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’) candidate must have in between 21-32 years.
(b) For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) candidate must have in between 21-35 years.
(C) The upper age limit will be relaxable upto a maximum of 7 years in the case of Government servants.

Important Dates:

The Online Applications can be filled upto 4th March, 2016 till 11.59 PM.

Application Fees:

– Female/SC/ST/ PH candidates are exempted from payment of fee.
– All other Candidates are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/-(Rupees Two Hundred Only) 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 o f Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card.

How to Apply:

– Candidates are required to apply Online using the link

To find more details about this notification see here UPSC Geologist and Geo-Scientist Notification.

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