The recruiting of candidates will likely be based on Written Assessment and Interview. Each year a large number of candidates give this test. UPSC gives a chance tocommon man to be a piece of UPSC through this assessment.
Qualification Standards for Geologists 2016:
Educational Qualification: Candidates must have a Post Graduate Degree in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Marine Geology/Earth science/ Resource management/ Oceanography and
Coastal Areas Study/ Oil Geo-sciences/ Geochemistry from recognized University.
Age Limit: Age of the candidates ought to be between 21- 32 years.
Application procedure: for comprehensive information, please go to the Official site.
The UPSC Geologist Examination Subjects, Marks and Time Enabled:
S.No Subjects Marks Time Allowed
1 General English 100 3 hours
2 Geology Paper-1 200 3 hours
3 Geology Paper-2 200 3 hours
4 Geology Newspaper 200 3 hours
5 Hydrogeology 200 3 hours
General English - Brief Essay, General Knowledge of English.
Geology Paper 1 - Section A : Geomorphology and Remote Sensing, Section B : Structural Geology, Section B : Geotechtonics, Section D : Stratigraphy, Section E :
Geology Newspaper 2 - Section A : Mineralogy, Section B : Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Section C : Sedimentology, Section D : Geochemistry, Section E :
Geology Paper 3 - Section A : Indian mineral deposits and mineral economics, Section B : Ore genesis, Section C : Mineral exploration, Section D : Geology of fuels,
Section E : Engineering geology.
Hydrogeology - Section A : Origin, occurrence and distribution of water, Section B : Good hydraulies and well design, Section C : Groundwater chemistry, Section D :
Groundwater investigation, Section E : Groundwater issues and direction.
Advice about UPSC Geologist Exam Confess Card may be seen here.
Written Assessment will likely be consisting of 900 marks.
All of the question paper should be replied in English, The question paper will probably be set in English only.
Interview for personality test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carrying 200 marks
Union public Service Commission (UPSC),
Dholpur House, Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi 110069
Ph No: 011- 23098543, 011-23385271 or 23381125
Date of Notification: 06.02.2016
Last Date for Receipt of Applications: 04.03.2016
Date of Assessment: 13.05.2016
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