By | 15/12/2022
UPSC Geo Scientist Recruitment 2023

UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment 2023 – Check UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Notification, Eligibility Criteria, UPSC CGS Exam Selection Process, and How to fill Union PSC Geo-Scientist Online Registration Form

The Union Public Service Service Commission has released CGS Exam Notification. Authority will organize the “Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2023”. The CGS Prelims Exam is scheduled to be held on 19th February 2023. Therefore, all eligible candidates fill UPSC CGS Application form using the below link. 

Before applying for UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment 2023, eligible candidates must check CGS Exam Notification Carefully. If they meet all eligibility then apply for UPSC Geo-Scientist Jobs from 22nd September 2022. The last date to apply online is on or before 11th October 2022. More details about CGS Prelims Exam like Paper Pattern, Selection process, admit card, and more from here. 

UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment 2023 – Union PSC CGS Geologist Application Form

Union Public Service Commission invited applications for Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2023. The Commission will hold a Computer Based Screening Test for selection to Combined Geo-Scientist Examination, 2023 through Preliminary and Mains Exam and Prelims will be held on 19 February 2023. Main Examination will be held on 24th & 25th June 2023. 

The UPSC Geo-Scientist Application started on 22nd September 2022 and ended on 11th October 2022. Candidates read the Eligibility Criteria for Latest Central Govt Jobs and then fill Online Application for UPSC CGS Exam 2023. 

UPSC CGS Exam 2023 Details

Organization Name Union Public Service Commission
Posts Name Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, Junior Hydrogeologist
Total Vacancies 285
Exam Name Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination-2023
Category Recruitment
Application Form Date 22.09.2022 to 11.10.2022
UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam Date Prelims Exam- 19th February 2023

Main Exam- 24th & 25th June 2023

Selection Process Screening Test, Main Exam, and Personality Test/ Interview
Mode Of Application Online  Mode
Job Location Across India
Official Website

UPSC Geo-Scientist 2023 Vacancy Details

Category-I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines)

  • Geologist, Group A – 216
  • Geophysicist, Group A – 21
  • Group A – 19

Category-II : (Posts in the Central Ground Water, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation)

  • Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’ – 26
  • Scientist ‘B’(Chemical ) Group ‘A’ – 01
  • Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics) Group ‘A’ – 02

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam 2023

Students should check UPSC CGS Eligibility Criteria before applying for UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment. Post-wise Qualifications and age limits are given below here. Refer to UPSC CGS Prelims Exam Notification for more details.

UPSC CGS Prelims Exam Admit Card 

Education Qualification- 

Geologists Gr A in Geological Survey of India – Aspirants should have obtained a Master’s Degree in Geological Science or Geology Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Earth Science and Resource Management Marine Geology Oceanography and Geochemistry

Geophysicists Gr A in Geological Survey of India – Candidates should have obtained M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or M.Sc. (Geophysics) or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) Or M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics) from a recognized University.

Chemists Group ‘A’: Aspirants must hold M.Sc in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a recognized University. 

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group ‘A’ in Central Ground Water Board: Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a recognized university.

Age Limit – 

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 Years and must not have attained the age of 32 Years on the first day of the month of January of the year in which the exam is to be held i.e. i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January 1990 and not later than 1st January 2001.

For Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology) Group ‘A’, Scientist ‘B’(Chemical) Group ‘A’ and Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics) Group ‘A’ 

21 years and must not have attained at the age of 32 years on 1st January 2023 i.e. he/she must have been born not later than 2nd January 1991 and not later than 1st January 2002.

UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment Age Limit

Application Fee for UPSC CGS Exam 2023

All candidates have to pay the application fee for UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment 2023. They are required to pay a fee of Rs 200/-. The payment can be paid through the State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/Rupay Credit/Debit Card or by using Internet Banking of SBI. 

Note – Female/SC/ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates are exempted from payment of the fee. 

How to fill UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment 2023

The Department will receive the UPSC CGS Exam online form through online mode. Therefore, first candidates must keep all necessary documents and details and start the registration process for UPSC Geo-Scientist Application Form 2023.

  • The first step of the CGS Application is Registration. They fill in a valid E-Mail ID and Mobile number and then login details will be generated on the registered number. 
  • After that open the UPSC Geo-Scientist Online Form and fill in personal and academic details in the right manner 
  • In the next step of UPSC CGS Registration, upload a photograph and signature in a specified format. 
  • Pay the payment of UPSC CGS Exam Online Form 2023.
  • Click on the submit button and save the UPSC Geo-Scientist Application 2023.

UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment

Check UPSC CGS Notification 

Apply Online Here 

Download Geo-Scientist Syllabus PDF 

UPSC Geo-Scientist 2023 Selection  Process 

Candidates should also have knowledge of Exam Pattern and Syllabus for Geoscientist Examination. There are three main stages of the final selection process i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Personality Test/Interview

  • I: Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination (Computer Based objective type Papers) for selection of candidates for the stage-II…400 Marks 
  • II: Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination (Conventional Type Papers); and …….. 600 Marks 
  • III: Personality Test/Interview …….. 200 Mark

Geo-Scientist Answer key 

UPSC CGS Mains Score Card 

UPSC Geologist & Geo-Scientist Exam Pattern

Stream-I: Scientist B (Hydrogeology)
Subject Name Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I: General Studies 2 Hours 100 Marks
Paper-II: Geology/Hydrogeology  2 Hours 300 Marks
Total 400 Marks
Stream-II: Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics)
Subject Name Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I: General Studies 2 Hours 100 Marks
Paper-II: Geophysics 2 Hours 300 Marks
Total 400 Marks
Stream-III: Chemist and Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical)
Subject Name Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I: General Studies 2 Hours 100 Marks
Paper-II: Chemistry 2 Hours 300 Marks
Total 400 Marks

Disclaimer –  We mentioned here complete details about UPSC Geo-Scientist Recruitment 2023. We hope that candidates will easily fill out the UPSC CGS Exam Application Form 2023 using the above link. If you want to ask for more details then put your comment here. 

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