UPSC Invites Applications for Combined Geo-Scientist And Geologist Examination, 2017

By Malavikka

Admissions for Combined Geo-Scientist And Geologist Examination, 2017 has been opened by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). It has invited eligible candidates for various posts to apply for the exam. Applications must be made on the UPSC official website. The last date to apply is March 3, 2017 till 6 pm.

UPSC Invites Applications for Geo-Scientist Exam


Vacancy details

Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines

Geologist, Group A : 40 posts
Geophysicist, Group A : 40 posts
Chemist. Group A : 25 posts

Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A : 33 Vacancies

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to take up the exam, a candidate must fulfil either of the following

  • Citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal
  • A subject of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of
  • permanently settling in India. or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African
  • Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia 
  • From Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

Age Limit

A candidate must be 21 years old and not over 32 years.


The candidates (except female/SC/ST/ PH who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs 200.

Exam Pattern

There will be a written tests followed by a face to face interview

How to Apply

  • Go to
  • A new page will open. Under 'COMBINED GEO-SCIENTIST AND GEOLOGIST EXAMINATION' choose the link for registration
  • Registration is in two parts, Part I and Part II
  • First fill your details and log in with the same

Dates to Remember

  • Last date to apply : 3 March 2017 
  • The recruitment examination is on May 12

Also Read: UPSC CAPF Exam Results Released: Check Now!

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