Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published Advertisement for below mentioned Posts 2017. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee and how to apply are given below.
Examination Name :
Category I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).
(i) Geologist, Group A : 40
(ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 40
(iii) Chemist. Group A : 25
Category II : ( Posts in the Central Groundwater Board , Ministry of Water Resources)
(i) Jr. Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A : 33
Educational Qualification :
(i) For Geologists Gr ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India
(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 Geoscience Or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology o r Geophysical Technology from University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956)
( b ) For Geophysicists G r ‘ A ‘ in Geological Survey of India
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) from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature in India or other educational institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed universities under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
(c) For Chemists Gr ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India
M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a University incorporated
by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature or other educational Institutes established by an
Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed Universities under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 i.e. recognized University.
Age Limit : A 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, 2017] i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1985 and not later than 1st January 1996.
(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 2017 i.e. he/she must have been born not later than 2nd January 1982 and not later than 1s t January 1996.
Fees : Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/PH candidates who are exempted from payment of fee)
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 of
Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/Debit Card.
Selection Process : Candidates will be selected based on an interview.
How to Apply : Interested Candidates may Apply Online Through official Website.