UPSC Geo-Scientist Exam Pattern 2020 - Marking Scheme, Selection Process @upsc.gov.in

Sruthi | Jul 23, 2020

Overview

DescriptionDetails
Name of the Recruitment Board
Union Public Service Commission
Name of the PostsCombined Geo-Scientist
Type of Job
Central Govt Jobs
Mode of Application
Online
Official Website
https://www.upsc.gov.in/
UPSC Geo-Scientist Mains Exam Date17th October 2020 (tentative)
Selection Process
Preliminary Examination, Mains Examination, and Interview
Category
Exam Syllabus

UPSC Geo Scientist Exam Pattern 2020

UPSC Combined Geo Scientist Exam Pattern for both Prelims & Mains is updated here. Guys, if you are searching about UPSC exams preparation plan then go through this entire page and get the details of exam pattern. After viewing the exam pattern you will understand about the question paper. Based on this information, aspirants can make the preparation plan and start following it. Along with exam pattern, we also update exam syllabus download link on this page. 

Selection Process for UPSC Combined Geo Scientist Posts

The selection process for UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist posts will be made through the rounds following. They are

  • Prelims Examination
  • Mains Examination and
  • Personality Test

UPSC Geo Scientist Test Pattern 2020

  • There will be a negative scheme in the exam
  • For every wrong, one-third of mark will be deducted from the right answer
  • The Mains Exam will consist of three conventional type papers for each stream. Conventional Type papers must be answered in English only. The Question paper will be placed in English only. 

Prelims Exam

Stream-I: Geologist & Jr. Hydrogeologist 

PaperSubject DurationMaximum Marks
Paper IGeneral Studies2 Hours100 Marks
Paper-II Geology/Hydrogeology 
2 Hours
300 Marks


Total400 Marks

Stream-II: Geophysicist 

PaperSubject DurationMaximum Marks
Paper IGeneral Studies2 Hours100 Marks
Paper-II  Geophysics 
2 Hours
300 Marks


Total400 Marks
Stream-III: Chemist 
PaperSubject DurationMaximum Marks
Paper IGeneral Studies2 Hours100 Marks
Paper-IIChemistry2 Hours
300 Marks


Total400 Marks

Mains Exam

Stream-I: Geologist 

PaperSubject DurationMaximum Marks
Paper IGeology3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-IIGeology
3 Hours
200 Marks
Paper IIIGeology
3 Hours
400 Marks


Total600 Marks

Stream II:  Geophysicist 

PaperSubject DurationMaximum Marks
Paper IGeophysics 
3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-IIGeophysics 
3 Hours
200 Marks
Paper IIIGeophysics 
3 Hours
400 Marks


Total600 Marks

Stream III: Chemist 

PaperSubject DurationMaximum Marks
Paper IChemistry 
3 Hours200 Marks
Paper IIChemistry 
3 Hours
200 Marks
Paper IIIChemistry 
3 Hours
400 Marks


Total600 Marks

Stream IV:  Jr. Hydrogeologist

PaperSubject DurationMaximum Marks
Paper IGeology3 Hours200 Marks
Paper IIGeology
3 Hours
200 Marks
Paper IIIHydrogeology
3 Hours
400 Marks


Total600 Marks

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the Selection Process of UPSC Combined Geo Scientist Posts?

Ans: The Selection Process of UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Posts will be made through prelims exam, mains exam and personality test.

Q. What is the official website of UPSC?

Ans: The official website of UPSC is https://www.upsc.gov.in/

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