New Delhi: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had released notification of the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018 on its official website. Accordingly, the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018 will commence from June 29 and last date of application is April 16.
"A competitive examination for recruitment of various posts will be held by the Union Public Service Commission commencing from 29th June, 20 18 in accordance with the rules published by the Ministry of
Mines in the Gazette of India dated 21st March, 2018", the UPSC notification for the above exam said.
The UPSC notification further said that the Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018 will be held at 19 exam centres including Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Delhi, Dispur, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Shillong, Shimla and Thiruvananthapuram.
"Applicants should note that there will be a ceiling on the number of candidates allotted to each of the Centre, except Chennai, Delhi, Dispur, Kolkata and Ahmedabad. Allotment of Centres will be on the "first apply-firstallot" basis, and once the capacity of a particular Centre is attained, the same will be
frozen", the UPSC said.
Scheme Of Examination
The examination shall be conducted according to the following Plan:
Part I: Written examination.
Part II: Interview/ Personality Test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission,
carrying a maximum of 200 marks.
Standard and Syllabus
A paper in General English is compulsory and common for all the four categories and its standard will be such as may be expected of a science graduate. 3 compulsory papers each on Geology Geophysics, Chemistry and Hydrogeology subjects will be approximately of the M.Sc. degree standard of an Indian University and questions will generally be set to test the candidate's grasp of the fundamentals in each subject. There will be no practical examination in any.
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