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UPSC Recruitment 2016 – Geo-Scientist & Geologist Combined Exam

UPSC (Union Public Service Commission):  Are you looking for Latest UPSC Jobs? Many candidates are waiting for UPSC Recruitment 2016. The UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) has released a Notification for the Combined Exam for Geo-Scientist & Geologist 2016. It was mentioned in the UPSC Notification that the Exam is going to be conducted for the Recruitment of candidates in the Posts of Geologist, Geophysict, Chemist, Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B), etc.., It was also stated in the notification that there are 208 vacancies in Geological Survey of India, Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Water Resources. The candidates who are interested in this Posts can Apply Online for these Posts. We will update the UPSC Syllabus, UPSC recruitment 2016-17, UPSC Admit Card, UPSC Recruitment 2016 for Engineers, etc.., shortly. We are providing you the details about the UPSC Notification 2016 in English as well as in Hindi, UPSC Age Limit, Details on UPSC Exam 2016, UPSC Exam Date, UPSC Portal, etc.., You can see the details below.

UPSC Recruitment 2016

Name of the Organization: UPSC (Union Public Service Commission).

Name of the Posts: Geologist (Group A), Geophysict  (Group A), Chemist (Group A) & Jr. Hydrogeologist Scientist B (Group A).

No.of Vacancies available: 208 Posts.

Details of the Vacancy:

Category of the Post. Name of the Post. No.of Vacancies. Name of the Organization in which the vacancies exist.
Category I Geologist (Group A) 121. Geological Survey of India Ministry of Mines.
Geophysict  (Group A) 56.
Chemist (Group A) 29.
Category II Jr. Hydrogeologist -Scientist B (Group A) 2. Central Ground Water Board & Ministry of Water Resources.
  Total.  208.

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Criteria for Eligibility :

Educational Qualification: The Education Qualification for various Posts is as follows.

S.No. Name of the Post. Educational Qualification Required.
1. Geologist (Group A) The candidate should have completed his Masters Degree in Geology or Geological Science or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration for this Post.
2. Geophysict  (Group A) The candidate should have completed his M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or Geophysics for this Post.
3. Chemist (Group A) The candidate should have completed his M.Sc. in Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry or Applied Chemistry for this Post.
4. Jr. Hydrogeologist Scientist B (Group A) The candidate should have completed his Masters Degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology for this Post.

Age Criteria:  The Age Limit for Various posts is as follows.

S.No. Category of the Post. Name of the Post. Age Limit.
1. Category I. Geologist (Group A) 21 to 32 Years as on 01.01.2016.
2. Geophysict  (Group A)
3. Chemist (Group A)
4. Category II. Jr. Hydrogeologist Scientist B (Group A) 21 to 35 Years as on 01.01.2016.

Note: The Age Relaxations for Different Class of candidates is according to the Rules applicable.

The Selection Method: The Selection Method includes Written Examination & Personal Interview or Personality Test.

The Application fees: The Application Fees is Rs.200. The Candidates should pay the Application fees by using the facility of Net Banking of SBI or State Bank of Hyderabad or State Bank of Mysore or State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur or State Bank of Patiala or State Bank of Travancore (OR) by depositing the application fees in any Branch of SBI by cash (OR) by using Debit Card or Credit Card or VISA or Master Card.

Note: There is no Application Fees for SC, ST, Physically Handicapped & Female Candidates.

Salary or Pay Scale: The Salary or Pay Scale will be mentioned shortly.

How to Apply

The Candidates can visit the Official Website of UPSC i.e. The Candidates have to fill the form with Correct Details & upload the Required Documents and Submit the Form before the last date.


Important Dates:

The Closing Date for Online Application: 4th March, 2016.
The Closing Date for the Receipt of Application Fees by the Mode of Cash: 3rd April, 2016 up to 11:59 p.m.
The Closing Date for the Receipt of Application Fees by using Debit Card or Credit Card or Internet Banking: 4th April, 2016 up to 11:59 p.m.
The Date of Exam: 13th of May, 2016.
The Date of Verification of Documents: In the Month of July or August, 2016.
The Examination Centres: Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Cuttack, Dispur, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Shillong, Thiruvananthapuran, Allahabad, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jammu, Lucknow, Patna, Shimla.


UPSC Official Notification 2016 in English. Click here
UPSC Official Notification 2016 in Hindi. Click here
Application Form. Apply now


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Updated: March 6, 2016 — 12:20 am

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