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UPSC CGGE 2019: 106 Vacancies

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued notifications for Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination, 2019. Please find detailed information regarding the vacancies below.

Important Dates

Last date for receipt of online application: 16.04.2019 till 06.00 PM

Date of commencement of Examination: 28.06.2019

Duration of Examination: 3 days

Dates for withdrawal of applications: 23.04.2019 to 30.04.2019 till 6.00 PM.

Download of e-Admission Certificate: Two weeks before the commencement of examination.

About Vacancies

Category-I: (Posts in Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines)

S.No.ServiceVacancies
1Geologist, Group A50
2Geophysicist, Group A14
3Chemist. Group A15

Category-II: (Posts in Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources)

  • Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A: 27

How to Apply

Eligible candidates must ensure that they possess the necessary qualifications and fulfil all the required criteria before applying for the posts.

Interested candidates need to apply online by visiting the Official Website. No other mode of application submission would be accepted.

Candidates should keep the following ready before registering applications:

  • Valid E-mail id.
  • Details of one Photo ID Card viz. Aadhaar Card/Voter Card/PAN Card/Passport/Driving Licence/Any other Photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government.
  • Scanned copy of latest passport size coloured photograph.
  • Scanned signature in digital format

Details once submitted in the online application form will be final and any request for any change including change in correspondence address/email address/mobile number/category shall not be entertained. Candidates are, therefore, advised to carefully fill up their online application.

Essential Qualification

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 Resource Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geo sciences 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.

For Geo physicists 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.

For Chemists Gr ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India

  1. 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.

For Junior Hydrgeologists (Scientist B), Group ‘A’ in Central Ground Water Board

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.

Selection Procedure

  • Part I-Written examination
  • Part II- Interview/ Personality Test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission (200 marks).

Subjects for written examination

General English (common for all category): 100 Marks; Duration: 3 hrs

Category-I: Geologist

S.No.SubjectMaximum MarksTime Allowed
1Geology Paper I2003 hrs
2Geology Paper II2003 hrs
3Geology Paper III2003 hrs

Category-I: Geologist

S.No.SubjectMaximum MarksTime Allowed
1Geophysics Paper I2003 hrs
2Geophysics Paper II2003 hrs
3Geophysics Paper III2003 hrs

Category-I: Geologist

S.No.SubjectMaximum MarksTime Allowed
1Chemistry Paper I2003 hrs
2Chemistry Paper II2003 hrs
3Chemistry Paper III2003 hrs

Category-I: Geologist

S.No.SubjectMaximum MarksTime Allowed
1Geology Paper I2003 hrs
2Geology Paper II2003 hrs
3Hydrogeology2003 hrs

Age

Cut Off Date: 01.01.2019

For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’):

Minimum: 21 years

Maximum: 32 years

For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground water Board:

Minimum: 21 years

Maximum: 35 years

Upper Age limit is relaxable by:

3 years for OBC (Non Creamy Layer).

5 years for SC/ST candidates.

Persons with Disabilities Candidates: 10 years

Fee

Unreserved/OBC candidates: Rs 200

Female/SC/ST/PwD candidates: Nil

The fee has to be paid online 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.

Other Information

Facilitation Counter

  • Candidates can contact UPSC’s Facilitation Counter near ‘C’ Gate of its campus in person.
  • Telephone No.011-23385271/011-23381125/011-23098543 on working days between 10.00 Hrs. and 17.00 Hrs.

Penalty for wrong answer

Wrong answers will have penalty in the Objective Type Question Paper.

Examination Centres

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Delhi
  • Dispur
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Patna
  • Prayagraj (Allahabad)
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Thiruvananthapuram

Official Link

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Official Notification

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