UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2019 Notification to release Today, Details Here
UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2019: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is likely to release the Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2019 Notification today. All those who wish to appear in the exam will be able to apply online from today onwards.
As per the calendar, the date of releasing notification is 20 March 2019 and the online application will close on 16 April 2019. The exam for the same will be held on 28 June 2019.
This year, the Government has decided to revise the exam pattern and syllabus of Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2019. Now, the name of the exam has been changed to Combined Geo-Scientist Exam in place of Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination. There will be three tiers in the exam which consists of Preliminary, Mains and Personality Test and Interview Round. This revised scheme will be effective from 2020 Exam.
Examination Name: Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2019
Total No. of Posts:
Category I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).
(i) Geologist, Group A: 50
(ii) Geophysicist, Group A: 14
(iii) Chemist. Group A: 15
Category II : (Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources)
(i) Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A: 27
Eligibility Criteria for Geoscientist and Geologist Exam 2018
Geologist, Group A: Master’s degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geology or Earth Science and Resource Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology.
Geophysicist, Group A: M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or M.Sc. (Geophysics) or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) Or M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics).
Chemist. Group A: M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry.
Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A: Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology or Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized University.
Age Limit: candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below:-
(a) For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’) in the Geological Survey of India, an
attached office of Ministry of Mines, Government of India: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the first day of the month of January of the
year in which the Examination is to be held (i.e. as on 1st January, 2019] i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1987 and not later than 1st January 1998.
(b) For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground water
Board, Ministry of Water Resources:-
Must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained at the age of 35
years on 1s t January 2019 i .e. he/she must have been born not later than 2nd
January 1984 and not later than 1s t January 1998.
NB: Candidates should ensure that they meet the age eligibility criteria for each post mentioned
above for which they are applying.
Fee: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only) either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI. Applicants who opt for “Pay by Cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during part II registration and deposit the fee at
the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. “Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated at 23.59 hours of 15.04.2019 i.e. one day before the closing date; however applicants who have generated their Pay-in- Slip before it is deactivated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date.
How to Apply: Interested candidates apply to the post through the online mode. The last date of application is 16 April 2019.
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Starting Date of Online Application: 20-03-2019
Last Date to Apply Online: 16th April 2019 till 18.00 Hours.
The online Applications can be withdrawn from 23.04.2019 to 30.04.2019 till 6.00 PM