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UPSC Geologists recruitment Notification

This is 2016 Notification.

UPSC Geologist & Geoscientist 2016 Notification

Total No. of Posts: 211

Name of the Posts:

Category I: Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines
1. Geologist: 206 Posts
(i) Geologist Group A: 121 Posts
(ii) Geophysicist Group A: 56 Posts
(iii) Chemist Group A: 29 Posts
Category II: Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources
2. Geoscientist:
(i) Junior Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) Group A: 02 Posts                               

  • Age Limit:  21-32 years for group 1 post for group II posts 21-35 Years (age relaxation may applicable)
  • Educational Qualification: with geology (marine/applied) or Pg with hydrology for CGBI, Associated marine diploma in Indian school of mines, pg mineral exploration for GSI posts.
  • chemistry physics for various posts please refer full advt below.
  • Application Fee: Rs 200
  • Application Fee for SC ST:  fee exempted
  • Selection Procedure: written test interview
  • How to Apply:  Go to UPSC geologists online application form below  04/03/2016.

UPSC Geologist Online application 2016

  • Full and official advertisement or Notification:  UPSC Geologists Examination Notification.pdf
  • Official website:
  • Important Dates:
  • UPSC geologist Online application stat date: 04/03/2016
  • Hall tickets or admit card download date:
  • Exam date: 25-05-2016 (tentative0
  • UPSC Geologists Examination Exam results date:


Selection Process: Candidates would be selected based on their performance in written examination and interview.

Click here for Geologists Exam 2016 Recruitment AdvPDFt

 Tentative schedule every year issue notification June, and conducts in November.


geologist syllabus and markings Scheme 

Maximum Marks
1. General (English)
3 hrs.
2. Geology, Geophysics, chemistry, Geology Paper, I
3 hrs.
3. Geology, Geophysics, chemistry, GeologyPaper II
3 hrs.
4. Geology, Geophysics, chemistry, Geology Paper III
3 hrs.
5. Geology, Geophysics, chemistry, Geology, Hydrogeology
3 hrs.

Note: 200 marks for personal interview

For Category 1 candidates have to appear in Papers 1 to 4 subjects above. and Category 2 candidates have to write  Papers 1,2,3, and 5  (3rd one geology paper III exempted)

UPSC geologist online application form

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UPSC Geologists, Jr. Hydrogeologists Eligibility Details, Application forms,upsc geologists exam  Exam Dates.

UPSC Geologists’ examination

This examination is held for two categories which are Category 1 (Post in Geological Survey of India) and Category 2 (Post in Central Water Board). The notifications are given in the month of June and examinations are conducted in the month of November.

Educational Qualifications Required:

– Master’s degree in Geology/Applied Geology or Marine Geology, Hydrogeology, Mineral exploration from a recognizes university

– Diploma of an associateship in applied Geology of Indian Schools of Mines, Dhanbad.

Age: 21-32 years on the 1st January of the year of exam.

Examination Process:

There is two part in examination;

  1. – Written examination
  2. – Interview for personality test.