UPSC Combined Geo Scientist & Geologist Exam 2017

Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.





Total No. Posts 108 Posts

      1. Category I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines). (i) Geologist, Group A : 40 Vacancy
        (ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 40 Vacancy
        (iii) Chemist. Group A 25 Vacancy
        Age Limits: A candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below:- (a) For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’) in the Geological Survey of India, an attached office of Ministry of Mines, Government of India: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the first day of the month of January of the year in which the Examination is to be held (i.e. as on 1st January, 2017] i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1985 and not later than 1st January 1996.


      1. Category II : (Posts in the Central Ground Water Board , Ministry of Water Resources) (i) Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A 33 Vacancy
        Age Limits: Must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained at the age of 35 years on 1s t January 2017 i .e. he/she must have been born not later than 2nd January 1982 and not later than 1st January 1996.


      1. Applicants Fee Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/ PH who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/-(Rupees Two Hundred Only) either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ Sta te Bank of Pat ia la/S tat e Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card. NB 1. Applicants who opt for “Pay by cash” mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. “Pay by cash” mode option will be de-activated at 23.59 hours of 02.03.2017 i.e one day before the closing date: however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-slip before it is deactivated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 18.00 hours of 03.03.2017.


      1. No.4/2/2016 E.(lB) : A competi t ive examination for recruitment to the posts mentioned in para 2 below will be held by the Union Public Service Commission commencing from the 12t h May,2017 in accordance with the Rules published by the Ministry of Mines in the Gazette of India dated the 8th February 2017 at the following centres. (1) AHMEDABAD (2) ALLAHABAD (3) BANGALORE (4) BHOPAL (5) CHANDIGARH (6) CHENNAI (7) CUTTACK (8) DELHI (9) DISPUR (10) HYDERABAD (11) JAIPUR (12) JAMMU (13) KOLKATA (14) LUCKNOW (15) MUMBAI (16) PATNA (17) SHILLONG (18) SHIMLA (19) THIRUVANANTHAPURAM


Important Date

      • Starting Date of Submit Online Application Form 08/02/2017
      • Date for Competitive Exam 12/05/2017
      • Last Date of Submit Online Application Form 03/03/2017

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