UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2017 - 138 Vacancies

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has published a notification to conduct Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination (GEOL), 2017 to fill 138 vacancies of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B). A competitive examination will be commencing by UPSC from the 12th May, 2017. Candidates can register online from 8th February 2017 to 3rd March 2017.

Name of Exam : Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination (GEOL), 2017

Name of Posts : Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B)

Number of Posts : 138 Posts

Details of Posts

(i) Geologist, Group A : 40 Posts
(ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 40 Posts
(iii) Chemist. Group A : 25 Posts
(iv) Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A : 33 Posts

Age Limit

(i) For Geologist,Geophysicist and Chemist (Group 'A') : Minimum 21 years and below 32 years as on 1st January 2017 i.e. candidate must been born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1985  and not later than 1st Jan 1996.

(ii) For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) : Minimum 21 years and below 35 years as on 1st January 2017 i.e. candidate must been born not earlier than 2nd Jan, 1982  and not later than 1st Jan 1996.

Education Qualification

a) Geologists Grade A : Master's degree in Geological Science/ Geology/ Applied Geology/ Geo-Exploration/ Mineral Exploration/ Engineering Geology/ Marine Geology/ Earth Science and Resource Management/ Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies/ Petroleum Geosciences/ Petroleum Exploration/ Geochemistry/ Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology

b) Geophysicists Grade 'A' : Master in Science (M.Sc) in Physics/ Applied Physics/ M.Sc. (Geophysics)/ Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics)/ M.Sc (Applied Geophysics)/ M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) Or M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics)

c) Chemists Grade 'A' : M.Sc. in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry

d) Junior Hydrgeologists (Scientist B) Gr 'A' : Master's degree in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Marine Geology

Selection Process : Selection will be made through Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2017 which will consist of Written examination and Interview/ Personality Test. Examination will be commencing from the 12th May, 2017.

Application Fee : Candidates applying for posts are required to pay application fee charges of Rs. 200/-(Rupees Two Hundred Only) which can be deposit by cash in any Branch of SBI 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. No fee charges for Female/SC/ST/ PH candidates.

How to Apply : Candidates can register online through UPSC website www.upsconline.nic.in from 8th February 2017 to 3rd March 2017.e-Admission Certificate will be available to download three weeks before the commencement of the examination at UPSC Web-site www.upsc.gov.in.

Important Dates

Opening Date for Online Application Submission : 08.02.2017
Closing Date for Online Application Submission : 03.03.2017
Last Date for Payment of Application Fee (Offline) : 02.03.2017
Last Date for Payment of Application Fee (Online) : 03.03.2017
Downloading of e-Admission Certificate : Three weeks before examination
Date of Competitive Examination : From 12.03.2017



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