Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Combined Geologist & Geo-Scientist Examination once a year. Exam syllabus details are given below.
Syllabus of the Written Examination: The standard of the paper in General English will be such as may be expected of a Science Graduate. The papers on geological subjects (Geology, Geophysics, Chemistry & Hydrogeology) will be approximate of the MSc degree standard of an Indian University and questions will generally be set to test the candidate’s grasp of the fundamentals in each subject.
General English Paper: Candidate will be required to write a short Essay in English. Other questions will be designed to test their understanding of English and workmanlike use of words.
The UPSC has announced the nomenclature of this examination is going to be changed as Combined Geo-Scientist Examination in place of Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination from 2020 onwards.
Combined Geo-Scientist Examination will be conducted in three stages as follows:
1. Stage I: Preliminary Examination
2. Stage II: Main Examination
3. Stage III: Personality Test
To know more about the detailed structure of the syllabus, click on the attachment below: