UPSC Geo Scientist Paper I, II Exam Syllabus 2020 - Combined Geo Scientist Exam Pattern

Sruthi | Jul 23, 2020

Overview

DescriptionDetails
Name of the Recruitment Board
Union Public Service Commission
Name of VacanciesCombined 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 Combined Geo Scientist Exam Syllabus 2020

Candidates applied for the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Recruitment and waiting for the written exam syllabus and exam pattern can go through this page. We have provided WBPSC Combined Geo-Scientist syllabus to help candidates in the preparation. So that aspirants can perform well in the written exam and crack the job. These essential topics will help aspirants to manage their time for the exam according to the duration left. Additionally, we also have given other details like selection process, Exam Date, Exam Pattern in the following sections. For detailed exam syllabus aspirants can refer the pdf mention below.

UPSC Geo Scientist Selection Process

The UPSC Officials will make the selection of candidates for Combined Geo-Scientist posts by conducting below rounds.

  • Prelims Examination
  • Mains Examination and
  • Personality Test

UPSC Combined Geo Scientist Exam 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

Stage I

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

Stage II

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

Stage III

  • Personalist Test - 200 Marks

Topic Wise UPSC Combined Scientist Syllabus 2020

Stage I

  • Objective Type

Paper I

General Awareness

  • Change - that do not require subject specialisation
  • Indian Polity and Governance -Constitution, Political System, Panchayati
  • Indian and World Geography -Physical, Social, Economic Geography of
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty,
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate
  • Current events of national and international importance.
  • History of India and Indian National Movement.
  • India and the World.
  • General Science
  • Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • Raj, Public Policy, Rights Issues, etc.

Paper II 

  • Geology/Hydrogeology
  • Geophysics
  • Chemistry

Stage II

  • Descriptive Type

Paper I 

  • Geology 
  • Hydrogeology
  • Chemistry (inorganic chemistry)

Paper II

  • Geophysics 
  • Chemistry (physical chemistry)
  • Geophysics
  • Chemistry (Analytical and Organic)

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Important Links

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Mains Admit Card 2020
UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Exam Pattern
UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Prelims Admit Card 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How Can I Download UPSC Combined Geo Scientist Exam Syllabus 2020?

Ans: Candidates can download the UPSC Combined Geo Scientist Exam Syllabus 2020 from this page easily.

Q. What is the use of UPSC Combined Geo Scientist Syllabus 2020?

Ans: By knowing the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Syllabus 2020 candidates can improve the time management skills and easy problem-solving method.

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