GE - Geologists Examination
Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2014
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.
- Notification Date: 1 March, 2014
- Last Date to Apply: 31 March, 2014
- Date of Exam: From 24 May, 2014 (3 Days)
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|
|3.||Geophysics Paper II||3 Hours||200|
|4.||Geophysics Paper III||3 Hours||200|
|Category - III: Chemists|
|2.||Chemistry Paper I||3 Hours||200|
|3.||Chemistry Paper II||3 Hours||200|
|4.||Chemistry Paper III||3 Hours||200|
|Category - IV: Jr. Hydrogeologists|
|2.||Geology Paper I||3 Hours||200|
|3.||Geology Paper II||3 Hours||200|
|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.
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.