UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2023 – 285 Vacancy, Online Apply


Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
Last Date: 11/10/2022.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released the official notification of Combined Geo-Scientist Examination 2023 for the recruitment of 285 Vacancy. Interested and eligible candidates may apply online here . 


No of posts: 285

Category-wise vacancy:

Category-I: (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).
(i) Geologist, Group A : 216
(ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 21
(iii) Chemist. Group A : 19

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’ : 26
(ii) Scientist ‘B’(Chemical ) Group ‘A’ : 01
(iii)Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics) Group ‘A’ : 02

Eligibility Criteria of UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist 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:

# Geologist Group ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India: Master’s stage 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.

# 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).

# 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 .

# Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology) Group ‘A’ in C.G.W.B.: Master’s stage 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 .

# Scroll down, go to Important Web-Links section .

# Click on Online Application link .

# A brand new webpage will be opened.

# Enter all your personal and educational details as required .

# Upload your passport sized photograph and signature and other required documents.

# Pay the application fee as per your category and at the finish click on submit button .

# Don’t disregard to take a print of submitted application form .

Important Dates of UPSC Recruitment 2022

# Starting date of online application submission: 21-09-2022
# Last date of online application submission: 11-10-2022 (18:00 Hrs.)
# Date of prelims exam: 19-02-2023
# Date of mains exam: 24 & 25-06-2023

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