UPSC Geo Scientist Recruitment 2019-20: Check Exam Date

UPSC GeoScientist/Geologist Recruitment Notification 2020 is discussed. UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam Date is Out for 2019-20. The UPSC Geoscientist/Geologist Exam is scheduled to be held on 19th January 2020.  Check details of the notification such as eligibility criteria, date of exam, vacancy distribution, how to apply, exam pattern and other important details.

UPSC Geo Scientist Recruitment 2019-20

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) released the notification for application of Geo Scientist 2020 in September. The recruitment for Geologists/ Geo-scientists will be held as per the UPSC Calendar, 2019-2020. The online form is available from 25th September 2019 till 15th October 2019. The details of the recruitment are provided including the criteria for the application form, vacancies, and exam pattern.
The direct link for UPSC Geo Scientist Online Application form is available along with the instructions to fill the form. Read on to check apply online link for UPSC Geologist 2019 Online form.

Click here for UPSC Geo Scientist Official Notification 2020

Event Date of Examination
UPSC Geo-Scientist And Geologist Exam 19th January 2020

UPSC Geo Scientist Recruitment Dates 2019:

EVENTS DATE
UPSC Geologist 2019 Application Start Date 25-September-2019
Application Last Date 15-October-2019
Fee Payment Last Date 15-October-2019(6 PM)
Preliminary Exam Date 19-January-2020
Mains Exam Date 27th and 28th June 2020

UPSC Geo Scientist Educational Qualification

Check the given educational qualification before applying for UPSC Geologist 2019 Recruitment

  1. For Geologists Gr ‘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 Resources Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution
    established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956).
  2. For Geophysicist s Gr ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India
    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 incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature in India or other educational institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed universities under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
  3. For Chemists Gr ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India
    M.Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature or other educational Institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed Universities under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 i.e. recognized University.
  4. For Junior Hydrgeologists (Scientist B), Group ‘A’ in Central Ground Water Board.
    (a) Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other educational Institutes established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956; or
    (b) Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized University.

UPSC Geo Scientist Age Limit Criteria

Post Age(as on 1st January, 2020) Age Relaxation
Minimum Age Maximum Age As per UPSC Rules
Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist 21 32
Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground water Board, Ministry of Water Resources 21 35

UPSC Geo Scientist Recruitment Vacancy Distribution:

Following is the distribution of UPSC Geo Scientist Recruitment Vacancy:

  1. Category-I: (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).
    (i) Geologist, Group A : 79
    (ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 05
    (iii) Chemist. Group A : 15
  2. Category-II: (Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources)
    (i) Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A : 03
  3. Following vacancies are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability:
    05 vacancies of Geologist {03 for Deaf or Hard of Hearing (PD) and 02 vacancies for Locomotor disability or Cerebral Palsy etc.(OH(OA/OL)}
    01 vacancy of Chemist (Deaf or Hard of Hearing)

UPSC Geologist 2019-20 Online Application Form

Link to Apply online UPSC Geologist 2020 is given below:

Click here to Apply Online for UPSC Geo Scientist 2020

Follow the given steps for completing UPSC Geo Scientist Online Application Form:

  1. Click the above link for UPSC Geo Scientist Online Application Form
  2. As the new tab opens, Click the option, “Click here for Part I registration”
  3. On the next page, Check for the declaration at the bottom of the page, “Yes, I Agree”
  4. Fill the Personal Details
  5. Finally Agree for declaration and Submit the Part I of UPSC Geo Scientist Online Application Form
  6. Go to Part II of the form and make Payment details (except for fee exempted candidates), selection of examination centre, uploading of Photograph, Signature, Photo Identity Card Document and Declaration
  7. Verify all the credentials and then Click Submit

Note to the candidates for submitting UPSC Geologist Online Form:

  1. The UPSC Geo Scientist Online Form must be completed in all aspects.
  2. Verify all the details before submitting or uploading the related credentials.
  3. On successful completion of your complete application, an auto-generated email message will be sent on your registered email-id.
  4. Payment is compulsory for all the candidates except for the exempted candidates. Without payment, the application is considered invalid.
  5. In case email is not received by you please check / ensure that submission of Part-II of the Application has been made by you
  6. Keep in mind the last date of the application process.

Mode of Payment

Online Payment: Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only), alongwith the submission of On-line Application Form, either by remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet
Banking of SBI.
Cash Mode: Candidates who wish to use cash mode of Payment, may use “Pay by Cash” mode at SBI Branch before 14th October 2019.

UPSC Geo Scientist Recruitment Selection Process:

There are three stages in UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment Selection process:

  • Stage-I : Computer Based Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) having two papers for selection of the candidates for the Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination. Marks secured in the Preliminary Examination will be counted for deciding the final merit;
  • Stage-II : Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination (Descriptive Type) having three papers for selection of candidates for the Personality Test (Stage-III). Marks secured in the Main Examination will be counted for deciding the final merit; and
  • Stage-III: Personality Test/Interview
    Note that the Objective Type Exam will have a one-third negative marking for each wrong answer

UPSC Geo Scientist Exam Pattern:

UPSC Geo Scientist Exam will have Preliminary and Main Exam. The Exam Pattern for Preliminary and Mains are given.

UPSC Geo Scientist Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Subject Duration Max Marks
Paper I- General Studies 2 hours 100 marks
Paper II- Geology/ Hydrogeology OR Geophysics OR Chemistry 2 hours 200 marks
Total 400

UPSC Geo Scientist Main Exam Pattern:

Subject Duration Max Marks
Paper I- Geology/ Hydrogeology OR Geophysics OR Chemistry 3 hours 200 marks
Paper II- Geology/ Hydrogeology OR Geophysics OR Chemistry 3 hours 200 marks
Paper III- Hydrogeology OR Geophysics OR Chemistry 3 hours 200 marks
Total 600
  1. There will be Negative Marking for wrong answers marked by a candidate in the objective type question papers.
    (i) There are four alternatives for answers to each question asked. For each wrong answer, one-third of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.
    (ii) No marks will be given if no answer is given by the candidate
  2. The candidates are not permitted for use of calculators during the exam. They should therefore not bring the same inside the Examination Hall.
  3. Only those candidates who are declared by the Commission to have qualified in the Preliminary/Stage-I Examination in the year will be eligible for admission to the Main/Stage-II Examination of that year provided they are otherwise eligible for admission to the Main/Stage-II Examination.
    Note: The number of candidates to be admitted to the Main/Stage-II Examination will be about six to seven times the total approximate number of vacancies to be filled in the year through this Examination.

UPSC Geo Scientist Admit Card 2020

The UPSC Geo Scientist Admit Card will be released at least 15 days before the date of examination which is 19th January 2020. The direct link for Admit Card download for UPSC Geologist will be available after the official release. As per the selection process, the Admit Card for each stage will be released separately.

UPSC Geo Scientist Result 2020

The UPSC Result is generally released after a month of the date of examination. The direct link for UPSC Geologist Result will be available after the official release. As per the selection process, the result for each stage will be released separately.
Stay updated for upcoming notifications of UPSC Geo Scientist Online Application Form/Recruitment 2020.

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