UPSC Geologist 2016 Exam – Complete Detail

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) hold a competitive examination named Geologists Examination for recruitment of the posts of:

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Category I – (i) Geologists (Junior), Group A (ii) Assistant Geologist, Group B in the Geological Survey of India.

Category II – (i) Jr. Hydrogeologist, Group A (ii) Assistant Hydrogeologist, Group B in the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB).

Geologist Exam Updates

Update on 21-7-2016: UPSC Geologists DAF application form Issued – Last Date 29-07-2016 

Geologist Exam Tentative Dates

  • Notification – June 2016
  • Examination – November 2016

Eligibility Criteria for Geo Scientists & Geologists 2016

Age Limit: Since the notification intends to recruit people for different posts, there will be different age limits.

  • Age limit for Geologists & Geophysicist and Chemist – 21 years to 32 years (as on Jan 1, 2016)
  • Age limit for Junior Hydrogeologist – 21 years to 35 years (as on Jan 1, 2016)

Qualification: The candidates should have master degree in relevant field.

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UPSC Geologists Application Form 2016

The UPSC department has clearly mentioned that it will only be accepting online registrations. No other means to register exists at the moment. For making an online application, a candidate is required to visit the official website of UPSC and follow the links for application for Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam.

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UPSC Geologists Admit Card 2016

As the date for UPSC Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam 2016 is inching closer, the candidates must be looking forward to have their admit cards to know important details such as venue of the examination, roll number of candidate, etc. Though the UPSC department has not given any specific date for the release of admit cards, it being regarded that it will out by 2nd week of May 2016. Candidates should look forward to download their admit cards and check with the consistency of the details mentioned therein.

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UPSC Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam Syllabus 2016

As the exam date for Geo Scientists & Geologists is nearing, candidates would be anxious to know about the scope of syllabus. Though most of the questions will come from the area which the candidates have already studied in their Bachelor’s / Master’s curriculum, it is important to know the exact purview of the syllabus to score some good marks. Here is an exhaustive discussion on thesyllabus of Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam 2016

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UPSC Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam Results 2016

After the UPSC Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam 2016, it is time for the candidates to witness the result for the same. Though there hasn’t been any official notification for the date of result by the department, it is being considered that the result for Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam will be out in the 1st week of June 2016. The result will determine the number of candidates who will move to the next round.

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UPSC Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam Pattern 2016

Candidates who have enrolled themselves for the UPSC Geo Scientists & Geologists Exam 2016must have gone through the eligibility criteria and the application process. Another important part of this examination is the knowledge about the exam pattern. Having the right knowledge about the exam pattern will allow the candidate to plan their preparation and indulge themselves into smart study campaigns, after all competitive exams is all about quick thinking. The exam pattern for UPSC Geo Scientists & Geologists is divided into two sections-

1) Written Exam

2) Personality Test

Check  Complete Exam Pattern 2016