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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2024: 56 Posts, Online Apply

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

RecruitmentUPSC Examination 2024
Name of PostsCGS Vacancy
Exam Date18/02/2024
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Last Date to Apply10/10/2023
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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification of Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2024 for the recruitment of 56 Vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online here. 

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2024

Name of exam: UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2024
No of posts: 56 posts


Category-I: (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).
(i) Geologist, Group A : 34
(ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 1
(iii) Chemist. Group A : 13

Category-II: ( Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation.)
(i) Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’ : 4
(ii) Scientist ‘B’(Chemical ) Group ‘A’ : 02
(iii)Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics) Group ‘A’ : 02

Eligibility Criteria of UPSC CGS Examination

Age Limit: 21 to 32 years as on 1st January, 2023.

Age Relaxation: Upper age relaxation will be 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates and 10 years for PWD candidates.

Educational Qualification:

a) Geologist Group ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India: 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 Geochemistry.

ii)  Geophysicist Group ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India and Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics) Group ‘A’ in C.G.W.B.: 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).

iii) Chemist Group ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India and Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical) under C.G.W.B.: M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry .

iv) Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology) Group ‘A’ in C.G.W.B.: Master’s degree in Geology or applied Geology or Marine Geology or Hydrogeology .

Application Fee:
  • UR/ OBC: Rs. 200/-
  • Female/ SC/ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability: Nil
  • Payment Mode: Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI.

How to Apply for UPSC Recruitment ?

Interested and eligible candidates may apply online for UPSC Recruitment by visiting at official recruitment portal of UPSC. They may follow below mentioned steps.

a) Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section.

b) Click on Online Application Form link.

c) A new webpage will be opened.

d) Enter all your personal and educational details as required.

e) Upload your passport sized photograph and signature and other required documents.

f) Pay the application fee as per your category and at the end click on submit button.

g) Don't forget to take a print of submitted application form.

Important Dates of UPSC Recruitment 2024

  • Starting date of online application: 20-09-2023
  • Last date of online application: 10-10-2023
  • Date of prelims exam: 18-02-2024
  • Date of mains exam: 22-06-2024

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