UPSC Recruitment 2018 | CGGE Exam- 70 Vacancies | Last Date: 16 April 2018


UPSC Exam: UPSC invited application form for Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018 from eligible candidates.The detailed eligibility and UPSC online application form procedure are given below.

UPSC Online ExamUPSC CGGE Exam | UPSC Online Application 2018:

Exam NameCombined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam
Total Vacancies70
Job LocationAcross India
Last Date16 April 2018
Exam Date29 June 2018

UPSC Online CGGE Exam – Detailed Eligibility:

For Geologists:

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 or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology from a recognized University


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

For Chemists:

M.Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry from a recognized University

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B):

  • Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a recognized University; or
  • Master’s degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized University.

Note: Master Degree from University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.

Age limit(As on 01.01.2018):

  • For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist: 21 to 32 years
  • For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B): 21 to 35 years

Relaxations in upper age limit:

  • 5 years for SC/ST candidates
  • 3 years for OBC candidates
  • 10 years for PWD candidates
  • Others as per government policy

Post wise vacancies: 70 Posts

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Geological Survey of India:

  • Geologist – 24 Posts
  • Geophysicist – 17 Posts
  • Chemist – 6 Posts

Central Ground Water Board:

  • Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B) – 23 Posts

UPSC Exam Selection Process:

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.

Scheme of Examination:

  • The examination in all the subjects will be of conventional (Essay) type.
  • All question papers must be answered in English. The question papers will be set in English only.
SubjectMaximum MarksDuration
General English1003 Hrs
Paper I2003 Hrs
Paper II2003 Hrs
Paper III2003 Hrs
UPSC Online Exam Centers:

Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Delhi, Dispur, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Shillong, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram.

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UPSC Exam Application Fees: Rs.200/- (No Fee for Female/SC/ST/PwBD candidates)

How to apply UPSC Recruitment?

Interested and eligible candidates apply for this position in online latest by 16 April 2018.

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Important Dates:

  • Commencement of Online Application: 21 March 2018
  • Last date of Online Application: 16 April 2018
  • Payment of Application Fee through Online mode: 16 April 2018
  • Payment of Application Fee through Pay by Cash: 15 April 2018
  • Date of Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination: 29 June 2018