Union Public Service Commission http://upsc.gov.in/: UPSC has released the notification for the UPSC Mains Admit Card of their mains examination UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Mains Admit. As of now, the exam will be conducted on the 17th / 18th of October 2020 until if there is a notice for the postpone of the examination of UPSC Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination.
So, candidates who have applied for the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Posts can download their UPSC Geo-Scientist Admit Card 2020 from this page. The UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Geologist Mains Admit Card 2020 issued on 21st September 2020. At the end of this page, we have given links to download UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Admit Card 2020. More details about UPSC Geo-Scientist Admit Card 2020 provided in the sections down there.
Candidates are required to apply online only by using the website https://upsconline.nic.in
UPSC Geo Scientist and UPSC Geologist Mains Admit 2020
|Organization||Union Public Service Commission|
|Post Name||Geo-Scientist and Geologist|
|Number Of Vacancies||102|
|Exam Name||UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist|
|Visit Naukri Category||Admit Card|
|Mains Exam Date||17/18 October 2020|
|Official Notification||Geo Scientist and Geologist|
Important Dates For UPSC Geo Scientist And Geologist
|Apply Online Start Date||25.09.2019|
|Apply Online Last Date||15.10.2019|
|Pre Exam Date||19.01.2020|
|Mains Exam Admit Card Available||21.09.2020|
|Mains Exam||17/18 October 2020|
Vacancy Details For Geo Scientist and Geologist
|Post Name||Total Posts|
|Geologist Group A||79|
|Geophysicist Group A||05|
|Chemist Group A||15|
|Junior Hydro geologists||03|
Eligibility For The UPSC Combined Geo Scientist and Geologist
Candidates applying for the Examination should ensure that they fulfill 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. The only issue of an 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 the Interview/Personality Test.
Minimum Qualification For UPSC Geo Scientist and Geologist
1. Geologists Grade ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India
Master’s degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geology or Earth Science and Resources Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum 6 Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
2. Geophysicists Grade ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India
M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or M.Sc. (Geophysics) or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics) from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature in India or other educational institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed universities under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
3. Chemists Grade ‘A’ in Geological Survey of India
M.Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature or other educational Institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed Universities under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 i.e. recognized University
4. Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group ‘A’ in Central Ground Water Board
- Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institutes established by an act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as Universities under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956
- Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized University
Age Limit For Geo Scientist and Geologist
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 (1st January 2020) he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1988 and not later than 1st January 1999.
Minimum Age – 21 Years
Maximum Age – 32 Years
For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground water Board, Ministry of Water Resources
Must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained at the age of 35 years on 1st January 2020 he/she must have been born not later than 2nd January 1985 and not later than 1s t January 1999.
Some Useful And Important Links
|Download Mains Admit Card||Click Here|
|For Change Exam District||Click Here|
|Download Mains Exam District Change Notice||Click Here|
|Download Written Result||Roll Wise | Name Wise|
|Download Admit Card||Click Here|
|Apply Online||Click Here|
|Download Notification||Click Here|
|Official Website||Click Here|
Application Fee For UPSC Examination
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs. 200/- (Rupees Two Hundred only), along with the submission of On-line Application Form.
|Gen / OBC||SC/ST/Female|
By remitting the money in any Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card or by using the Internet Banking of SBI. 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 7 working days only.
“Pay by Cash” mode will be deactivated at 11:59 p.m. of 14.10.2019 i.e. one day before the closing date of submission of the application; however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in- Slip before it is deactivated may pay at the counter of the 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 reasons whatsoever, even if holding valid pay-in-slip will have no other offline option but to opt for available online Debit/Credit Card or Internet Banking payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 6:00 p.m. of 15.10.2019
Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination Pattern
1. Stream-I : Geologist
|Paper-I : Geology||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-II : Geology||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-III : Geology||3 Hours||200 Marks|
2. Stream-II : Geophysicist
|Paper-I : Geophysics||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-II : Geophysics||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-III : Geophysics||3 Hours||200 Marks|
3. Stream-III : Chemist
|Paper-I : Chemistry||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-II : Chemistry||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-III : Chemistry||3 Hours||200 Marks|
4. Stream-IV : Jr. Hydrogeologist
|Paper-I : Geology||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-II : Geology||3 Hours||200 Marks|
|Paper-III : Hydrogeology||3 Hours||200 Marks|
Personality Test for UPSC Combined Geo Scientist and Geologist
Stage-III will consist of Personality Test carrying 200 Marks (with no minimum qualifying marks). Candidates, who obtain such minimum qualifying marks in Stage-II as may be fixed by the Commission as per its discretion, shall be summoned by them for Stage-III (Personality Test). The number of candidates to be summoned for the Personality Test will be about twice the number of vacancies to be filled. In the Personality Test, the candidate will be interviewed by Board i.e. Interview Board constituted by the Commission.
- The object of the interview will be to assess the suitability for the post of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, and Jr. Hydrogeologist. Special attention will be paid in the Personality Test to assessing the candidate’s capacity for leadership, initiative and intellectual curiosity, tact and other social qualities, mental and physical energy powers of practical application, the integrity of character, and aptitude for adapting themselves to the field life.
Syllabus For UPSC Geo Scientist and Geologist
Paper-I in General Studies of Stage-I is common for all streams and its standard will be such as may be expected of a science graduate. Paper-II of Stage-I (Stream specific) and 3 compulsory papers of Stage-II each on Geology, Geophysics, Chemistry, and Hydrogeology subjects will be approximate of the M.Sc. degree standard of an Indian University and questions will generally be set to test the candidate’s grasp of the fundamentals in each subject.
There will be no practical examination in any of the subjects.