UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021- Check Complete Details Here

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021– Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam 2021 on October 7. The commission will release the UPSC Geologist application form along with the official notification. The last date to apply for UPSC Geologist and Geo-scientist is October 27. Candidates must check the complete Geologist eligibility before filling the application form. UPSC will conduct the the Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist Examination 2021 on February 21 for recruitment to the posts of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, and Junior Hydrogeologists. The written exam will be held in 19 exam cities.

We have hosted the link to apply for UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 exam on this page. Meanwhile, read the article to know all about UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2021 eligibility, application process, and other required details.

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 Exam Date

Events Dates
Online Geologist 2021 Registration commences on October 7, 2020
Last Date to Submit Geologist Application form October 27, 2020
Last date to pay fee in cash October 27, 2020
UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2021 February 21, 2021
Issuance of Geologist Admit Card January 2021
Declaration of UPSC Geologist Written Result April 2021

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 Vacancies

Category I- Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines

  • Geologist, Group A- 50 Posts
  • Geophysicist, Group A- 14 Posts
  • Chemist. Group A- 15 Posts

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Category II- Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources

  • Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A- 27 Posts

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates have to satisfy the below mentioned eligibility of UPSC Geologist Exam before filling the application forms-

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 Age Limit –  A candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below:-

  • For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist- The age should be between 21 to 32 years i.e. he/she must have been born after than January 1989, 2 and before than January 1, 2000.
  • For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B)- The age should be between 21 to 35 years i.e. He/she must have been born after than January 2, 1986 and before than 1 January 2000.

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 Educational Qualification

  • For Geologist-  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 from a University
  • For Geophysicist- 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
  • For Chemist- M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a University
  • For Jr. Hydrogeologist- Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology or Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from a University

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 Application Form

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Only online application forms will be released. To access the same, eligible candidates need to visit the website, www.upsconline.nic.in. Direct link to fill the online application form is also updated above. The online application form will remain active till October 27. Candidates need to submit all the necessary details in the provided format and should upload a scanned copy of recent passport size photograph and signature. To complete the UPSC Geologist 2021 application form, candidates must not forget to submit the online application fee.

UPSC Geologist 2021 Application Fee

Candidates need to pay an amount of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card or by using the 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. Candidates belonging to Female/SC/ST/ PH categories are exempted to pay the fee. 

UPSC Geologist 2021 Exam Pattern

S.No Paper Marks Duration
1 General English (Common for all categories) 100 03 hours
Category – I- Geologists      
2 Geology Paper I 200 03 hours
3 Geology Paper II 200 03 hours
4 Geology Paper III 200 03 hours
Category – 2- Geophysicist      
2 Geophysics Paper I 200 03 hours
3 Geophysics Paper II 200 03 hours
4 Geophysics Paper III 200 03 hours
Category – 3-  Chemist      
2 Chemistry Paper I 200 03 hours
3 Chemistry Paper II 200 03 hours
4 Chemistry Paper III 200 03 hours
Category – 4 – Jr. Hydrogeologist      
2 Geology Paper I 200 03 hours
3 Geology Paper II 200 03 hours
4 Hydrogeology 200 03 hours

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UPSC Geologist 2021 Admit Card

The admit card of UPSC Geologist 2021 exam will be uploaded on the official website of UPSC in the last week of January 2021. No Admit card will be sent through the post. Candidates whose application forms will be accepted by the Commission before the last date would be able to download the admit card. Link to download the admit card will also be updated here.

UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2021 Result

The written Geologist Exam result will be declared in the month of April/ May 2021. Candidates who successfully qualify the written examination with a minimum cut off marks will be called to appear for Main examination to be held in July 17, 2021. Final result will be announced in October 2021. Final UPSC Geologist Cutoff will be issued after the declaration of the final result.

UPSC Geologist 2021 Exam Centres

S.No Exam Centre S.No Exam Centre
1 Ahmedabad 11 Hyderabad
2 Allahabad 12 Jaipur
3 Banglore 13 Jammu
4 Bhopal 14 Kolkata
5 Chandigarh 15 Lucknow
6 Chennai 16 Mumbai
7 Cuttack 17 Patna
8 Delhi 18 Shillong
9 Dispur 19 Shimla
10 Thiruvananthapuram

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