UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2015: Apply by August 16

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The Union Public Service Commission has invited applications from eligible candidates for filling up the posts of  Geologists (Group A), Geophysicist (Group A), Chemists  (Group A)  of  Geological Survey  of  India  and  Junior  Hydrogeologists  (Scientist  B),  Group  A. The eligible and interested candidates must apply in the prescribed format by August 16.

Vacancy details:
Name of the posts:
Geologists (Group A)
Geophysicist (Group A)
Chemist (Group A)
Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B)

Eligibility criteria:

Educational qualification:
Geologists (Group A):
  The candidates should possess a Master’s degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied geology or Geo- Exploration from a recognised university or institute.

Geophysicist (Group A): The candidates must possess a Master of Science degree in Physics from a recognised university or institute.

Chemist (Group A): The candidates must possess a Master of Science degree in Chemistry from a recognised university or institute.

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B): The candidates must possess a Master degree in Geology from a recognised university or institute.

Age limit:
Geologists Group A:
Age as on January 1, 2015, the age of the candidates applying for this post should be between 21 to 32 years.

Geophysicist Group A: Age as on January 1, 2015, the age of the candidates applying for this post should be between 21 to 32 years.

Chemist Group A: Age as on January 1, 2015, the age of the candidates applying for this post should be between 21 to 32 years.

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B): Age as on January 1, 2015, the age of the candidates applying for this post should be between 21 to 35 years.

Selection procedure:
The candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the written test and personal interview.

Pay scale:
Geologists (Group A): The candidates will get a remuneration of Rs 15,600 to Rs 39,100 with a grade pay of Rs 5,400 per month.

Geophysicist (Group A): The candidates will get a remuneration of Rs 15,600 to Rs 39,100 with a grade pay of Rs 5,400 per month.

Chemists (Group A): The candidates will get a remuneration of Rs 15,600 to Rs 39,100 with a grade pay of Rs 5,400 per month.

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B): The candidates will get a remuneration of Rs 15,600 to Rs 39,100 with a grade pay of Rs 5,400 per month.

 

Paper Pattern:

General English (Common for category)

Geologists:
The test will consist of three papers i.e.
Geology Paper I
Geology Paper II
Geology Paper III

Geophysicists:
The test will compromise of three papers i.e.
Geophysics Paper I
Geophysics Paper II
Geophysics Paper III

Chemist:
The exam will consist of three papers i.e.
Chemistry Paper I
Chemistry Paper II
Chemistry Paper III

Junior Hydrogeologist:
Geology Paper I
Geology paper II
Hydrogeology

The duration of the exam will be three hours and carries a total of 200 marks.

How to apply:
The eligible candidates must visit the official website for the detailed information.

Important dates:
Last date to apply: August 16

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