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GE - Geologists Examination

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2015

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts a competitive examination for recruitment and selection to the post of Geologist, Geophysicist and Chemist Group 'A' in GSI and Junior Hydro-geologist (Scientist 'B'), Group 'A' for Central Ground Water Board.

Important Dates

  • Notification Date: 21 February, 2015
  • Last Date to Apply: 20 March, 2015
  • Date of Exam: From 23 May, 2015 (3 Days)

Exam Pattern

There are four papers in each category. General English is common for all categories. The examination in all the subjects is of conventional type.

S.No. Paper / Subject Duration Marks Syllabus 
1. General English 3 Hours 100
Category - I: Geologists
2. Geology Paper I 3 Hours 200 Geology Paper I Syllabus
3. Geology Paper II 3 Hours 200 Geology Paper II Syllabus 
4. Geology Paper III 3 Hours 200 Geology Paper III Syllabus 
Category - II: Geophysicists
2. Geophysics Paper I 3 Hours 200 Geophysics Paper I Syllabus 
3. Geophysics Paper II 3 Hours 200 Geophysics Paper II Syllabus 
4. Geophysics Paper III 3 Hours 200 Geophysics Paper III Syllabus 
Category - III: Chemists
2. Chemistry Paper I 3 Hours 200 Chemistry Paper I Syllabus 
3. Chemistry Paper II 3 Hours 200 Chemistry Paper II Syllabus 
4. Chemistry Paper III 3 Hours 200 Chemistry Paper III Syllabus 
Category - IV: Jr. Hydrogeologists   
2. Geology Paper I 3 Hours 200 Geology Paper I Syllabus 
3. Geology Paper II 3 Hours 200 Geology Paper II Syllabus
4. Hydrogeology 3 Hours 200 Hydrogeology Syllabus 

Interview for personality test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carry a maximum of 200 marks.

If you are competing for posts of Geologist and Jr. Hydrogeologist, then you are required to appear in all the subjects mentioned under category I and category IV.

About Geology

Geology and its allied disciplines are concerned with the structure, dynamics and evolution of the earth and its natural mineral and energy resources. Hydrogeologists focus on the relation of waters on or below the surface of the earth.


#18 sri@15 2015-02-24 22:03
I have completed M.Sc in physics(condenc ed matter physics) i can apply for which category
#17 zohaib saifi 2015-02-23 15:18
I need syllabus of chemistry
#16 raheesh 2015-02-16 15:13
Sir i need geology study materiyal,

how can i get study materil for geology exam preparation.

please guid me.
#15 chandan2015 2015-02-12 10:04
Quoting jyoti dpr:
Sir i m Pg in chemistry can I apply for ge

you should apply for Chemist post
#14 atish shankar 2015-02-10 07:54
gsi 2015-16 notification should come come on 7th Feb but still this not come on upsc official site. Tell me the reason why this has happen whether it will come further in coming month or in February.
Please sir tell us frequently we are waiting with too desirously.

Thanks sir
#13 sakshe sharrma 2015-02-08 08:20
I have completed M.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry, am I eligible for applying for the post of Chemist - Geoscientist (UPSC)
#12 Anil Chavan 2015-02-04 19:21
I am preparing for geologist exam need previous year question papers and pattern of examination reply plz
#11 s s teja 2015-01-30 21:13
can a civil engineering student can apply for this exam
please reply
#10 SIBALI DEBNATH 2014-12-24 17:57
Will UPSC Conducts Posts for Chemist Group''A" every year.
#9 niki 2014-12-17 12:07
what does geologists do...

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