Combined Geo-Scientist Exam

CGGE Selection Procedure

The UPSC is conducting a written examination from February 21, 2021 & Jul 17th & 18th 2021, for recruitment of CGGE 2021.

Selection will be made through Written Examination, Personality Test, Document Verification and Medical Examination.

The number of vacancies to be filled on the results of the examination is as follows:

Category Post Total No. Of Vacancies
Category I: (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines)

(i) Chemist Group 'A' 15
Category II: (Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources) (i) Scientist 'B' (Hydrogeology), Group 'A' 16
  (ii) Scientist 'B' (Chemical) Group 'A' 03
  (iii) Scientist 'B' (Geophysics) Group 'A' 06


  • Total no. of 3 Vacancies of Geophysicist (2 for Hearing Impairment and 1 for Locomotor disability or Cerebral Palsy)
  • 1 Vacancy of Chemist for Locomotor disability or Cerebral Palsy
  • 3 Vacancies of Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B) Group 'A' [ 1 for Blind  or Low Vision and 1 for Locomotor disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy and 01 for autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness, multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clause (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness]
  • The number of vacancies mentioned above may be altered in the future. Appointments will be made on a temporary basis in the first instance. Reservations will be made for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes and person with benchmark disability categories
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