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UPSC Notification for Geo-Scientists and Geologists 2015

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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) invites applications for Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2015 will be held on 23rd May 2015. A competitive examination for recruitment of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Junior Hydrogeologist posts. The closing date for Online Registration is 20th March 2015.

Total No. of Posts: 269
Name of the Exam: Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam 2015
Name of the Post:
Category I: 240 posts
Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines:
Geologist, Group A: 150 posts
Geophysicist, Group A: 40 posts
Chemist, Group A: 50 posts
Category II: 29 posts
Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources:
Junior Hydrogeologist (Scientist B), Group A: 29 posts

Important Dates:
Starting Date to Apply Online: 21-02-2015.
Last Date for Payment of Fee by Cash mode: 19-03-2015 by 23:59 Hrs.
Last Date to Apply Online: 20-03-2015 by 11:59 PM.
Last Date for Payment of Fee by Debit/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking payment mode: 20-03-2015.
Date of Examination: 23-05-2015.

Vacancies & Eligibility Criteria:

Post Vacancy Age Limit Qualification
Category I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines)
Geologist 150 21-32 Master’s degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exporation 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 Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology
Geophysicist 40 21-32 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)
Chemist 50 21-32 M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry
Category II: (Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources)
Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B) 29 21-35 Master’s Degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology

Selection Process:
Candidates will be selected based on Written examination, Interview/ Personality Test.

Application Fee:
Rs.200/- for General and OBC Category candidates. The fee pay through either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of SBI, State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur/ State Bank of Hyderabad/State Bank of Mysore/ State Bank of Patiala/State Bank of Travancore or by using Visa/Master Credit/ Debit Card. No fee for SC/ST Category, PWD and Women Candidates.

How To Apply:
Candidates are required to apply Online using UPSC Online Website Exam Portal Link. The closing date for Online Registration is 20/03/2015 till 11:59 PM.

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