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    How to become a geologist through UPSC? Which exam should I clear for it?

    How to become a geologist through UPSC?
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    Re: How to become a geologist through UPSC? Which exam should I clear for it?

    Dear Friend

    For becoming geologists in future you have to clear the Geologists exam whioch is organised by UPSC every year.

    The examination is conducted for two posts:

    1.Category I: post in geological survey of India.

    2.Category II: post in central ground water board.


    Basic requirements for the examination:


    Age limitations:

    >>21-32 years on the 1st january of the year of examination.

    Educational qualification:

    >>Master's degree in Geology/applied geology/marine geology from a recognised university.

    >>Those who have completed his master's degree in some other trades like:

    1.Hydrogeology

    2.mineral exploitation are also eligible.

    Tentative schedule for Examination:

    notification: June

    conduction of exam: November.

    Posts per category:





    hope the information helps you.

    all the best

    aashisranjan784

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    Re: How to become a geologist through UPSC? Which exam should I clear for it?

    you have to clear Geologist exam conducted by UPSC every year.
    notification issued in August month
    last date to apply for 2012 exam: 24 th september 2012
    conduct of exam: December

    Eligibilty:
    21- 32 years of age as on 1st january of the year in which you apply for the exam
    Age relaxations:
    OBC - 3 years; SC/ST - 5 years;
    central govt employees working in Geological survey of India & central water board - 7 years
    Educational qualification:Masterís degree in Geological Science
    or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geologyor Earth Science and Resource Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Geochemistry from a recognised
    University
    Scheme of exam:
    written followed by interview
    General English : 100 marks
    Geology ( 4 papers) 200 marks each
    Hydrogeology : 200 marks ( only for those who apply for central water board)
    All papers are of essay type
    After clearing the exam you will get following posts
    1) Geologist group 'A' in Geological survey of India
    2) junior hydrologists(scientist B) group 'A'
    or Assistant hydrologists Group 'B' in central ground water board
    you have to apply online via upsconline.nic.in
    refer upsc.gov.in for more information


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    Smile Re: How to become a geologist through UPSC? Which exam should I clear for it?

    UPSC conducts a Geologists exam every year for recruitment of candidates.

    Tentative Dates of Exam:


    Notification of Exam: June
    Exam Date: November


    Educational Qualification:

    1. Masterís degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology; or
    2. Masterís degree in Mineral Exploration (for posts in Geological Survey of India only), or
    3. Masterís degree in Hydrogeology (for posts in central ground water board only) from a recognized university;
    4. Diploma of Associateship in Applied Geology of the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.

    Age Criteria: A candidate age should be below 32 years as on mentioned date in Advt.


    UPSC recruits for 2 categories-

    Category I (Posts in Geological Survey of India) and
    Category II (Posts in Central Ground Water Board)



    Scheme of Exam:


    Category I candidates (Posts in Geological Survey of India)
    (i) General English 100 Marks
    (ii) Geology Paper-I 200 Marks
    (iii) Geology Paper-II 200 Marks
    (iv) Geology Paper-III 200 Marks



    Category II
    candidates (Posts in Central Ground Water Board)

    (i) General English 100 Marks
    (ii) Geology Paper-I 200 Marks
    (iii) Geology Paper-II 200 Marks
    (iv) Hydrogeology 200 Marks


    All the best!

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    Re: How to become a geologist through UPSC? Which exam should I clear for it?

    dear friend,

    to become a Geologist through UPSC exams you have to give Geologist Exam conducted by UPSC. After clearing the exam you can get the post in Geological Survey of India.


    Eligibility Criteria for Geologist post:

    1. You have to complete 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 .

    2. you must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1 January of the year of exam.

    and there is relaxation in upper age limit: 3 years for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST candidates.



    How To Apply ?

    UPSC has provided the facility to fill the application form online on following link:

    http://www.upsconline.nic.in/




    Good Luck..........

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    Re: How to become a geologist through UPSC? Which exam should I clear for it?

    Hi friend,


    Well mine friend, for guys like you UPSC conducts a special examination named Geologist examination.

    SInce you are interested in it, so i will describe it so that it helps you

    First of all, i will clear you that Examination will be conducted on 1st December 2012,Saturday.

    This time they are conducting this examination for two categories :

    >> Category I (for Geological Survery of India)

    >> Category II (for Central Ground Water Board)

    Eligibility for Applying for Geologist examination :

    >> You must hold master's degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology.

    >> You must be Indian Citizen to attempt the exam.


    Last date for receipt of applications either by hand or by post/speed post or by courier will be September 24, 2012.


    For more contact their official website : upsc.gov.in

    Hope it helps!!
    ~Punj~

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