UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Pattern

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UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Pattern

UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Pattern.

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UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Pattern

Scheme of Examination

Part I.—Written examination in the subjects as will be described later in the post.
Part II.—Interview for personality Test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carrying a maximum of 200 marks.

 

UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Pattern : Detailed

S.No. Subject Duration Maximum Marks
1 General English (Common for All Category) 3 hrs 100
I. Category-I For the Post of Geologists
1 Geology Paper I 3 hrs  200
2 Geology Paper II 3 hrs  200
3 Geology Paper III 3 hrs  200
II. Category-II For the Post of Geophysicists
1 Geophysics Paper I 3 hrs  200
2 Geophysics Paper II 3 hrs  200
3 Geophysics Paper III 3 hrs  200
III. Category-III For the Post of Chemists
1 Chemistry Paper I 3 hrs 200
2 Chemistry Paper II 3 hrs 200
3 Chemistry Paper III 3 hrs 200
IV. Category-IV For the Post of Junior Hydrogeologist
1 Geology Paper I 3 hrs 200
2 Geology Paper II 3 hrs 200
3 Hydrogeology 3 hrs 200

UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Pattern: Key Points

i. Candidates competing for selection to the posts of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist and Junior Hydrogeologist will be required to appear in all the subjects mentioned against respective category above.

ii. Candidates competing for selection for both the posts of Geologist and Jr. Hydrogeologist will be required to appear in all the subjects mentioned against Categories 1 and 4 above.

iii. If any candidate failed to appear in any one or more of above papers, meant for written examination for selection to the post of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, their candidature shall stand rejected and part of written examination appeared by them shall not be evaluated and counted for any purpose.

UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Pattern: Interview

 The Test carries 200 marks.

The candidate will be interviewed by a Board of competent and unbiased observers who will have before them a record of their career. The object of the interview is to assess their suitability for the posts for which they has competed.

Special attention will be paid in the Personality Test to assessing the candidate’s capacity for leadership, initiative and intellectual curiosity, tact and other social qualities, mental and physical energy, powers of practical application, integrity of character and aptitude for adapting themselves to the field life.

UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Recruitment

 Read the official recruitment notification here