UPSC Geo-Scientist 2022 Notification Released: Know Vacancies Released Here!

By Silki Joshi

UPSC Geo-Scientist 2022 Notification: The Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC Geo Scientist notification 2022. As per that, around 285 vacancies have been announced for multiple posts. Candidates willing to apply for any of the posts can do that by visiting the official website,

UPSC Geo-Scientist 2022 Notification Released

UPSC Geo-Scientist 2022 Important Dates

The candidates can check out the important dates corresponding to the UPSC Geo-Scientist in the table below.

Events UPSC Geo-Scientist Important Dates
Online Application September 21, 2022
Last date to apply October 11, 2022
UPSC Geo Scientist Preliminary Exam Date February 19, 2023
UPSC Geo Scientist Main Exam Date June 24 and 25, 2022

UPSC Geo-Scientist Vacancies

The commission has notified the UPSC GEO scientist vacancies for the 2022-23 recruitment. Check out the category wise vacancies in the section below.
Geologist Group A- 216
Geophysicist Group A- 21
Chemist Group A- 19
Scientist B (Hydrogeology, Chemical, Geophysics)- 29
Total- 285 Vacancies

UPSC Geo-Scientist Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:
The minimum age limit prescribed for the UPSC Geo-Scientist post is 21 years. The upper age limit for the different profiles is 32 years and reserved category candidates shall get relaxation in the age limit.

Educational Qualification:
Check out the post wise educational qualification of UPSC Geo Scientist recruitment 2022.

Category Educational Qualification
Geophysicist Group A The candidate should have completed their 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
Geologist Group AThe candidate should be having a 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 Geosciences or Geochemistry from a University.
Scientist B The candidate should have completed a Master's degree in Geology or applied Geology or Marine Geology or Hydrogeology from a recognised university.
Chemist Group A The candidate should be having an M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a university.

UPSC Geo-Scientist Official Notification - PDF Here!

UPSC Geo-Scientist Application Form

The UPSC Geo-Scientist application form can be filled only in the online mode. The official notification released by the commission has the detailed application fee for all the categories. As per that, unreserved category has to pay INR 200 whereas reserved category are exempted from paying any fee.

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