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UPSC Geologist Exam (Geologists Examination ) Hide


UPSC Geologist Exam is conducted by Union Public Service Commission every year. It is conducted for the recruitment of geologists in Central Government organizations. This exam is conducted by the Ministry of Mines in the See More

Important Information

Date of Examination:


Time of Examination:

3 Hours

Examination Fees:



Age limits
Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on January, 2012

The upper age limit is relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/PD and certain other categories of candidates to the extent specified in the notice published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar dated August, 2012

Educational qualifications
A candidate must hold
(i) Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology; or
(ii) Master’s degree in Mineral Exploration (for posts in Geological Survey of India only), or (iii) Master’s degree in Hydrogeology (for posts in central ground water board only) from a recognized university; or
(iv) Diploma of Associateship in Applied Geology of the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad

Physical standards
Candidates must be physically fit according to the regulation given in appendix-II of rules for the Geologist’s examination, 2012 published in the Gazette2 of India dated August, 2012

Brochure and Forms:

Candidates, who wish to apply offline, must apply in the common application form devised by the commission for its examinations, which can be purchased from the designated head post offices/post offices (specified in Appendix-III of the notice published in the Employment News 2012) throughout the country against cash payment of Rs 20/- (Rs twenty only). Each such form can be used only once and only for one examination

In case of any difficulty in obtaining application forms from the designated HPOs/POs, the candidates should immediately contact the concerned post master or UPSC’s forms supply monitoring cell over Tele 011-23389366/ Fax 011-23387310

Candidates can also apply online using the link http://www.upsconline.nic.in detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available on the above mentioned website

Address and Last date for receipt of applications

Common application form: All offline applications must reach the Secretary Union Public Service Commission,
Dholpur House,
Shahjahan road,
New Delhi-110069

However, in respect of candidates residing abroad or in certain remote areas specified in the notice published in the employment news 2012, the last date for receipt of applications by post/speed post only (not by hand or by courier) is ------------------

The online applications can be filled up to ------------ after which the link will be disabled

Starting date of registration:


Last date of registration:


Mode of application:

either by hand or by post/speed post or by courier, on or before the Sept, 2012


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