UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam 2022: Notification for 192 Group A/B Jobs, Apply Online, Exam Dates, Eligibility

UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam 2021, 192 Group A/B Job Notification, Apply online for the UPSC Geo-Scientist Job 2022 Check Advertisement. Online Application released for Union Public Service Commission latest vacancies at www.upsc.gov.in| Procedure to Apply Against UPSC Geo-Scientist 192 Group A/B Posts

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Exam 2022 notification has been declared by the Union Public Service Commission. With this examination UPSC is going to appoint candidates to fill the vacancies of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Scientist posts in Geological Survey of India and Central Ground Water Board. Apply online for the examination though https://upsconline.nic.in/. Hoard the information about the examination and related details for instance qualification, age, nationality, exam pattern, syllabus, admit card, selection procedure and more from beneath the given session.

Key Details of combined Geo-Scientist Exam

Positions

Chemist, Scientist

No of vacancies

192

Name of organization

Union Public Service Commission

Exam

Combined Geo-Scientist Exam

Qualification

Master’s Degree

Application mode

Online

Last date

12 October, 2021

Vacancy details

Department

Positions

No of posts

Geological Survey of India

Geologist, Group A

100

Geophysicist, Group A

50

Chemist Group 'A'

20

Central Ground Water Board

Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology) Group ‘A’.

20

Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical) Group ‘A’

1

Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics) Group ‘A’.

1

Eligibility Criteria of UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Exam

Qualification

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

Geophysicist, Group A

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, Group A

M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry

Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology)

Post-Graduation degree in Geology or applied Geology or Marine Geology or Hydrogeology

Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical)

M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry

Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics)

Post-Graduation degree of Science degree in Physics or Applied Physics or Geophysics or Applied Geophysics or Marine Geophysics or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc (Technology) (Applied Geophysics)

Age: Age should be in between 21 to 32 years as on 1st January 2022

Experience: No experience is mandatory.

Nationality: Indian, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibetan refugee or Migrants of Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, and Ethiopia or from Vietnam who came to India for living in the country.

Relaxation

Relaxation will be given as per the Government norms to the reserved category seekers.

Selection Process

Stage-I

Preliminary Computer Based Objective Type Papers

400 Marks

Stage-II

Main Conventional Type Papers

600 Marks

Stage-III

Personality Test/Interview

200 Marks

Application Fee

Appellants have to deposit the fee in cash at Branch of State Bank of India or by using Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI if applicable.

Category

Fee

Female/SC/ST/Persons with Benchmark Disability

No fee

Other candidates

Rs. 200/-

Application procedure

  • Seek application through the official website of UPSC
  • First, go to the portal and hit “Exam Notification: Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2022” from what’s a new section
  • Hit the click here link and a new page will open
  • Select “Click here for PART I”
  • Read the instructions and hit yes
  • Fill the form, make payment, upload image, signature & ID proof
  • Select the examination center and read the declaration
  • Submit the application form and then hit “Click here for PART II”
  • Enter registration id, date of birth, and captcha code
  • Hit submit option and fill the rest asked details in the form
  • Submit the application and remember to get print out

Important dates/ schedule

  • Last date of submission of application is 12 October 2021 till 18:00 hours
  • Online Applications can be withdrawn from 20 October 2021 to 26 October 2021 till 18:00 hours
  • Preliminary exam will be held on 20th February, 2022
  • Main exam will be held on 25th & 26th June, 2022

Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination Pattern

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

Stream- I: Geologist & Scientist B (Hydrogeology)

Paper-I: General Studies

2 Hours

100 Marks

Paper-II: Geology/ Hydrogeology

2 Hours

300 Marks

Stream-II: Geophysicist and Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics)

Paper-I: General Studies

2 Hours

100 Marks

Paper-II: Geophysics

2 Hours

300 Marks

Stream-III: Chemist ‘A’ and Scientist ‘B’(Chemical)

Paper-I: General Studies

2 Hours

100 Marks

Paper-II: Chemistry

2 Hours

300 Marks

Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination Pattern

Subject

Duration

Maximum Marks

Stream-I: Geologist & Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology)

Paper-I: Geology

3 Hours

200 Marks

Paper-II: Geology

3 Hours

200 Marks

Paper-III: Hydrogeology

3 Hours

200 Marks

Stream-II: Geophysicist and Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics)

Paper-I: Geophysics

3 Hours

200 Marks

Paper-II: Geophysics

3 Hours

200 Marks

Paper-III: Geophysics

3 Hours

200 Marks

Stream-III: Chemist ‘A’ & Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical)

Paper-I: Chemistry

3 Hours

200 Marks

Paper-II: Chemistry

3 Hours

200 Marks

Paper-III: Chemistry

3 Hours

200 Marks

Pre exam syllabus

Paper-I: General Studies

  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • Indian and World Geography -Physical, Social, Economic Geography of India and the World.
  • Indian Polity and Governance -Constitution, Political System, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change - that do not require subject specialisation
  • General Science

Paper-II: Geology/ Hydrogeology

  • Physical Geology
  • Structural Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Igneous Petrology
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Sedimentology
  • Paleontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Economic Geology
  • Hydrogeology

Paper-II: Geophysics

  • Solid Earth Geophysics
  • Mathematical Methods in Geophysics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Geophysical Prospecting
  • Remote Sensing and Thermodynamics
  • Nuclear Physics and Radiometry

Paper-II: Chemistry

  • Chemical periodicity
  • Chemical bonding and structure
  • Acids and bases
  • Theoretical basis of quantitative inorganic analysis
  • Kinetic theory and the gaseous state
  • Chemical thermodynamics and chemical equilibrium
  • Solutions of non-electrolytes
  • Electrochemistry
  • Basic organic chemistry
  • Stereochemistry
  • Types of organic reactions
  • Molecular Rearrangements

Main Exam Syllabus

Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology)

Geology: Paper-I

  • Section A. Physical geology and remote sensing
  • Section B. Structural geology
  • Section C. Sedimentology
  • Section D. Paleontology
  • Section E. Stratigraphy

Geology : Paper-II

  • Section A. Mineralogy
  • Section B. Geochemistry and isotope geology
  • Section C. Igneous petrology
  • Section D. Metamorphic petrology
  • Section E. Geodynamics

Hydrogeology

  • Section A. Occurrence and distribution of groundwater
  • Section B. Groundwater movement and well hydraulics
  • Section C. Water wells and groundwater levels
  • Section D. Groundwater exploration
  • Section E. Groundwater quality and management

Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics)

Geophysics: Paper-I PART-A

  • A1. Solid Earth Geophysics
  • A2. Earthquake Seismology
  • A3. Mathematical methods in Geophysics
  • A4. Geophysical Inversion

Geophysics: Paper-I PART-B

  • B1. Mathematical Methods of Physics
  • B2. Electrodynamics
  • B3. Electromagnetic Theory
  • B4. Introductory Atmospheric and Space Physics

Geophysics: Paper-II PART-A

  • A1. Potential Field (Gravity and Magnetic) Methods
  • A2. Electrical and Electromagnetic methods
  • A3. Seismic Prospecting
  • A4. Borehole Geophysics

Geophysics: Paper-II PART-B

  • B1. Classical Mechanics
  • B2. Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
  • B3. Atomic and Molecular Physics and Characterization of materials
  • B4. Nuclear and Particle Physics

Geophysics: Paper-III PART-A

  • A1. Radiometric and Airborne Geophysics
  • A2. Marine Geophysics
  • A3. Geophysical Signal Processing
  • A4. Remote Sensing and Geohydrology

Geophysics: Paper-III PART-B

  • B1. Solid State Physics and Basic Electronics
  • B2. Laser systems
  • B3. Digital electronics, Radar systems, Satellite communications
  • B4. Quantum Mechanics

Chemist and Scientist ‘B’(Chemical)

Chemistry: Paper-I (Inorganic Chemistry)

  • Inorganic solids
  • Chemistry of coordination compounds
  • Acid base titrations
  • Gravimetric Analysis
  • Redox Titrations
  • Complexometric titrations
  • Organometallic compounds
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Chemistry of d- and f-block elements

Chemistry: Paper-II (Physical Chemistry)

  • Kinetic theory and the gaseous state
  • Solids
  • Chemical thermodynamics and chemical equilibrium
  • Chemical kinetics and catalysis
  • Electrochemistry
  • Quantum chemistry
  • Basic principles and applications of spectroscopy
  • Photochemistry

Chemistry: Paper-III (Analytical and Organic) PART-A (Analytical Chemistry)

  • Errors in quantitative analysis
  • Separation Methods
  • Spectroscopic methods of analysis
  • Thermal methods of analysis
  • X-ray methods of Analysis
  • Inductively coupled plasma spectroscopy
  • Analysis of geological materials

Chemistry: Paper-III (Analytical and Organic) PART B (Organic chemistry)

  • Unstable, uncharged intermediates
  • Addition reactions
  • Reactions at the carbonyl group
  • Oxidation and Reduction
  • Electrocyclic Reactions
  • Spectroscopic methods of analysis

Admit card

Admit card will be released by the UPSC 10- 15 days prior the examination. We will update the direct link of the admit card once released.

Important links

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