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UPSC CGS Recruitment 2022: Check Eligibility, Exam Date, Vacancy Here


UPSC Geo-Scientist 2022: Union Public Service Commission has released the UPSC CGS Recruitment 2022 (Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination). Notification is out for 192 Vacancies. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply online from 22/09/2021 to 12/10/2021. Candidates can view the post details, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, applying method, fee structure, and important dates below. This will be a great opportunity for candidates who are aspiring to work in the Government sector. Candidates can go through this article for detailed information about the UPSC CGS recruitment process.

Name of the Post: Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam

Post Date: 22/09/2021

No of Vacancies: 192

Place: Across India

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Important Dates for UPSC CGS Recruitment 2022:

UPSC CGS 2021 Notification Release Date22/09/2021
Start Date to Apply Online22/09/2021
Last Date to Apply Online12/10/2021
Prelims Exam Date20/02/2022
Mains Exam Date25/06/2022 & 26/06/2022

Vacancy Details of UPSC CGS Recruitment 2021:

S. NoName of the Exam
Number of Posts
1 Geologist, Group A100
2Geophysicist, Group A50
3Chemist, Group A20
4Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’20
5Scientist ‘B’(Chemical) Group ‘A01
6Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics) Group ‘A’01

UPSC Geologist Salary:

  • Applicable as per Government norms.

Age limit:

S. NoMinimum Age Limit
Maximum Age Limit
121 Years32 years

Age Relaxation:

  • SC / ST – 05 years
  • OBC – 03 years
  • Ex-Servicemen – 5 years
  • Person with Benchmark Disability – 10 Years

Educational Qualification:

1. Geologist Group A

  • 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 Resource Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Geochemistry from a recognized University..

2. Geophysicist Group A & Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics)

  • 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 recognized University.

3. For Chemist Gr ‘A’ & Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical)

  • M.Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a recognized University.

4. For Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology) Group ‘A’:

  • Master’s degree in Geology or applied Geology or Marine Geology or Hydrogeology from a recognized University.

Selection Process:

The selection will be based on

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Personality Test

Application Fee:

Candidates should pay online.

S. NoCategoryApplication Fees
1UR / OBC / Other200/-
2SC / ST / PWD / WomenNil

UPSC Geo-Scientist 2022 Application form:

How to Apply for UPSC CGS Recruitment 2022:

  • Candidates can apply online by visiting the official UPSC website
  • The online application form contains two-stage viz. Part I and Part II and Candidates are required to complete both.
  • Register using a valid and active Email Id for registration
  • The Online Applications (Part I and II) can be filled upto 12/10/2021 till 6:00 PM.
  • Candidates should upload the required documents in the prescribed format.
  • Documents: photo ID viz.  Aadhar Card / Voter Card / PAN Card / Passport / Driving License /  School Photo ID / Any other photo ID Card issued by the  State / Central Government.
  • Candidates need to pay the application fee.
  • Submit the application and take a printout of the finally submitted application.

Important Links for UPSC CGS Recruitment 2022:

To Apply OnlineClick here
For Official WebsiteClick here
For Official NotificationClick here

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