UPSC Geologist 2019– Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) will release the official notification of Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist 2019 on March 20, 2019. Alongside, online registration for the examination has also been started online. Candidates who satisfy the eligibility conditions can now send their application form till 16 April 2019. UPSC conducts the Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist 2019 Examination on 28 June 2019 for recruitment of eligible candidates to the posts of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, and Junior Hydrogeologists. The written examination will be conducted in pen and paper mode.

We have hosted the link to apply for UPSC Geologist 2019 exam on this page. Meanwhile candidates are suggested to check the complete eligibility, application process, and other required details, read the below provided details.

UPSC Geologist 2019 Exam Dates

S.NoEventsDates
1Online Geologist 2019 Registration commences on20 March 2019
2Last Date to Submit Geologist Application form16 April 2019
3Last date to pay fee in cash16 April 2019
4Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist 2019 Exam Date28 June 2019
5Issuance of Geologist Admit CardSecond Week of June 2019
6Declaration of UPSC Geologist Written ResultAugust 2019

UPSC Geologist 2019 Vacancies

Download UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist 2019 Exam Notification Here

Apply for Geologist 2019 Exam Here

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

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

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

UPSC Geologist 2019 Eligibility Criteria

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

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Nationality-

 A candidate must be either:

  • A Citizen of India, or
  • A subject of Nepal, or
  • A subject of Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Candidates belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above should produce a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India at the time of Interview as only eligible candidates will receive the final appointment letter.

Age Limit (as on 01 January 2019)–  A candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below:-

  • For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’) in the Geological Survey of India- A candidate’s age must be in-between 21 years to 32 years i.e. he/she must have been born after than 2 January 1987 and before than 1 January 1998.
  • For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground Water Board- A candidate’s age must be in-between 21 years to 35 years i.e. He/she must have been born after than 2 January 1984 and before than 1 January 1998.

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
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UPSC Geologist 2019 Application Form

Only online application forms have been issued. 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 16 April 2019. 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 application form, candidates must not forget to submit the online application fee.

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. Make note that the last date to pay the application fee by cash is 16 April 2019.

UPSC Geologist 2019 Exam Pattern

Combined Geo Scientist & Geologists Exam Pattern 2019
S.NoPaperMarksDuration
1General English (Common for all categories)10003 hours
Category – I- Geologists
2Geology Paper I20003 hours
3Geology Paper II20003 hours
4Geology Paper III20003 hours
Category – 2- Geophysicist
2Geophysics Paper I20003 hours
3Geophysics Paper II20003 hours
4Geophysics Paper III20003 hours
Category – 3-  Chemist
2Chemistry Paper I20003 hours
3Chemistry Paper II20003 hours
4Chemistry Paper III20003 hours
Category – 4 – Jr. Hydrogeologist
2Geology Paper I20003 hours
3Geology Paper II20003 hours
4Hydrogeology20003 hours
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UPSC Geologist 2019 Admit Card

The admit card of UPSC Geologist 2019 exam will be uploaded on the official website of UPSC in the last week of April 2019. 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 Geologist 2019 Result

The written Geologist Exam result will be declared in the month of July/ August 2019. Candidates who successfully qualify the written examination with a minimum cut off marks will be called to appear in the Interview/ Personality test to be held in September 2019 and the Final result will be announced in January 2020 only. Final UPSC Geologist Cutoff 2019 will be issued after the declaration of the final result.

UPSC Geologist 2019 Exam Centres

S.NoExam CentreS.NoExam Centre
1Ahmedabad11Hyderabad
2Allahabad12Jaipur
3Banglore13Jammu
4Bhopal14Kolkata
5Chandigarh15Lucknow
6Chennai16Mumbai
7Cuttack17Patna
8Delhi18Shillong
9Dispur19Shimla
10Thiruvananthapuram

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