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The exam notification of Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist examination 2017 is going to be released on 8th February, 2017 and exam will be organized on 12th May, 2017. This exam is managed by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) in order to recruit candidates for Group A post of Geophysicist, Geologist and Chemist for the Geological Survey of the country and Junior Hydrologist in the central group Water Board.

UPSC GeologistsVacancy Details

UPSC Vacancy Details: Exam Name: Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination, 2017 No. of Vacancies: 138 Posts Vacancy details Category 1: Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines Geologist, Group A: 40 posts Geophysicist, Group A: 40 posts Chemist. Group A: 25 posts Category 2: Posts in Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources Junior Hydro geologists (Scientist B), Group A: 33 Vacancies

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UPSC GeologistsEligibility Criteria

Eligibility Conditions  Nationality: A candidate must be either (a) a Citizen of India, or (b) a subject of Nepal, or (c) a subject of Bhutan, or (d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 01st Jan 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.  Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India  Age Limits  A candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below:  a) For Geologist/Geophysicist & Chemist (Group 'A') in the Geological Survey of India,…

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UPSC GeologistsExam Pattern

Exam Pattern:  Subject Duration Maximum Marks 1. General English (common for all category) 3 hrs 100 Category – 1 For the post of Geologist 2. Geology Paper I 3. Geology Paper II 4. Geology Paper III 3 hrs 3 hrs 3 hrs 200 200 200 Category – 2 For the post of Geophysicist 2. Geophysics Paper I 3. Geophysics Paper II 4. Geophysics Paper III 3 hrs 3 hrs 3 hrs 200 200 200 Category – 3 For the post of Chemist 2. Chemistry Paper I 3. Chemistry Paper II 4. Chemistry Paper III 3 hrs 3 hrs 3 hrs 200 200 200 Category – 4 For the Post of Jr. Hydrogeologist 2. Geology Paper I 3. Geology Paper II 4. Hydrogeology 3 hrs 3 hrs 3 hrs 200 200 200

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UPSC GeologistsGeneral English

General English: Verb. Tenses. Adverb. Vocabulary. Word Formation. Articles. Theme detection. Synonyms & Antonyms. Conclusion. Fill in the Blanks. Unseen Passages. Subject-Verb Agreement. Sentence Completion. Idioms & Phrases. Error Correction. Passage Completion. Grammar. Comprehension. Sentence Rearrangement.

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UPSC GeologistsGeologist Syllabus

UPSC Geologist Syllabus for Geology: Paper I Geomorphology and Remote Sensing. Structural Geology. Paper II Mineralogy and Geochemistry & Isotope Geology. Igneous Petrology. Metamorphic Petrology & Processes. Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards. Paper III Indian mineral deposits and mineral economics. Ore genesis and Geophysics. Mineral exploration. Geology of fuels. Engineering Geology.

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UPSC GeologistsGeophysicist Syllabus

UPSC Geophysicist Syllabus for Geo Physics Paper I Part A Solid Earth Geophysics. Earthquake and Engineering Seismology. Mathematical methods in Geophysics. Geophysical Inversion. Part B Mathematical Methods of Physics. Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics. Electrodynamics. Introductory Atmospheric and Space Physics. Paper II  Part A Geophysical Potential Fields. Electrical and Electromagnetic methods. Seismic Prospecting. Borehole Geophysics. Part B Atomic and Molecular Physics and Properties and Characterization of materials. Nuclear and Particle Physics. Electromagnetic Theory. Classical Mechanics. Paper III Part A Radiometric Exploration / Airborne Geophysical surveys for Geological Mapping. Marine Geophysics. Geophysical Signal Processing. Remote Sensing and GIS applications. Part B Solid State Physics. Laser systems. Laser cavity modes. Electronics and devices. Digital electronics, Radar systems, Satellite communications. Quantum Mechanics.

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UPSC GeologistsChemist Syllabus

UPSC Chemist Syllabus for Chemistry Paper I Chemical periodicity. Chemical Bonding and structure. Chemistry of coordination compounds. Acid-Base reactions. Precipitation and Redox Reactions. Organo-metallic compounds. Nuclear chemistry. s-Block Elements. p-Block Elements. Chemistry of d- and f- block elements etc. Paper II Kinetic theory and the gaseous state. The Collision of gas molecules, Real gases. Thermodynamics. Application of Second law of thermodynamics. Thermodynamics and Equilibrium. Acids-bases and solvents. Solutions of non-electrolytes. Chemical kinetics and catalysis. Adsorption and Surface Chemistry. Electrochemistry. Photochemistry. Quantum Chemistry. Basic principles and application of spectroscopy. UV Spectra. PMR Spectra. Paper III Theoretical basis of Quantitative inorganic analysis. Gravimetric Analysis. Sampling and treatment of samples for chemical analysis. Volumetric Analysis. Acid-base titrations. Redox Titrations. Potentiometry. Complexometric titrations. Chromatographic methods of analysis. UV-Visible Spectroscopy. Flame photometry and Atomic absorption spectrometry. X-ray methods of Analysis. Inductively coupled plasma spectroscopy. Analysis of Minerals, Ores and Alloys. Organometallic compounds. Bonding and physical properties.…

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UPSC GeologistsHydro-geologist Syllabus

UPSC Hydro-geologist Syllabus for Hydrogeology Origin, Occurrence, and Distribution of water. Groundwater Hydraulics. Groundwater Exploration and Water Well Construction. Groundwater Quality etc.

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UPSC GeologistsImportant Dates

Important Dates:  Date of Notification: 08th February 2017  Last Date for Payment of Fee using Pay by Cash Mode: 02nd March 2017 by 23:59 hrs  Last Date to Apply Online: 03rd March 2017 by 11:59 PM  Last Date for Payment of Fee using Debit/Credit Card/ Internet Banking: 03rd March 2017 by 25:59 hrs  Date of Competitive Examination: 12th May 2017 

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UPSC GeologistsApplication Form

How to Apply For UPSC Geologist Exam 2017  Applicants should verify the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination and apply through online mode by visiting the official website Official site of UPSC is On the home page follow ‘Online Application for Various Examinations of UPSC’. Press enter on the link “Press Here below Part I Registration” available in front of Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination. Fill online application form with all required details and submit the application fee and then again revisit the site for part two registration. Complete the Part II registration by filling the entries. Upload the scan copy of passport size photograph and signature. At last, take a print out of system generated application for further references.

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UPSC GeologistsApplication Fees

Application Fee: Pay an application fee of Rs 200/-. SC, ST, PH and female aspirants need not to pay the fees. Mode of Payment: Submit either by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of relevant branches as follows. 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.

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UPSC GeologistsSelection Procedure

Selection Process: UPSC will conduct the written test and Interview / Personality Test to select eligible candidates.

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UPSC GeologistsAdmit Card

Steps to Download UPSC Geologist Admit Card 2017 First log on to the official UPSC Portal i.e. On the home page you should click on the link showing UPSC Geologist Admit Card 2017. Now it must be asking for Registration No or Roll No etc. Use Registration No method to obtain the UPSC Geoscientist Call Letter 2017. Provide DOB and other information with Registration ID. Now recheck all the information and the submit the details. Your UPSC Geologist Admit Card 2017 will appear on the screen. Check all the details in it and then give print out on plane white paper.

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UPSC GeologistsExam Centers

Examination Centre: Ahmadabad Allahabad Bangalore Bhopal Chandigarh Chennai Cuttack Delhi Dispur Hyderabad Jaipur Jammu Kolkata Luck now Mumbai Patna Shilong Shimla Thiruvananthapuram

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