UPSC Combined Geoscientist & Geologist Examination 2020 – Apply 142 UPSC Jobs

Harika | Dec 16, 2020

UPSC CGS Recruitment 2020 for 40 Jobs - Overview

Name of the Organization
Union Public Service Commission
Name of the vacancies
Chemist & Scientist B Jobs
Exam NameCombined Geo-Scientist Examination, 2021
Application Mode
Number Of posts
Advt No.NO.01/2021-GEOL
Starting Date of Application07.10.2020
Last Date of the Application27.10.2020
Written Exam Date (Prelims)21.02.2021
Mains Exam Dates17.07.2021 & 18.07.2021
Selection Criteria
Written Test (Prelims and Mains) & Personality Test
Central Govt Jobs
Official Website

UPSC CGS Jobs 2020 Notification

Union Public Service Commission has released the Combined Geo-Scientist Examination to recruit the 40 vacancies. Check for eligibility details of the UPSC CGS Examination from the below sections. Interested applicants can apply online before 27th October 2020. Check with the related details of the UPSC Geologist Exam from the available website Find out the UPSC Notification details like salary, selection process, and application fee from the following sections. 

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Vacancy Details

  • Post Name: Chemist & Scientist B Jobs
  • No of Vacancies: 40
Post Name No of Vacancies
Chemist Group A
Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology), Group A
Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical), Group A
Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics), Group A

UPSC Geologist Eligibility

Post NameEducation
Chemist Group A
M.Sc (Chemistry)
Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology), Group A
Master’s Degree (Geology/ Applied/ Marine/ Hydrogeology)
Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical), Group A
M.Sc (Chemistry)
Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics), Group A
Master’s Degree (Physics/ Geophysics)

Age Limit

  • Minimum Age: 21 years
  • Maximum Age: 32 years
  • Age relaxation will be as per the rules. For more details, refer to the notification

UPSC GEO-Scientist Salary

As per the central government norms, check with the advertisement for more information on the pay scale.

Selection Criteria

The selection process is carried out by conducting the written test for Prelims and Mains examination followed by the personality test. Refer to the advertisement for more information on it.

  • Written test (Prelims & Mains)
  • Personality Test

Application Fee

  • For all Applicants: Rs. 200/-
  • For SC/ ST/ PWD/ Female candidates.: no fee

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Preliminary Examination Apply Online

  • Log onto the official website of UPSC
  • Click on the What's New Section
  • Click on the Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2021 Exam Notification link
  • Click on the Pdf link and go through the notification details
  • Click on the click here link for the registration process
  • Fill the necessary details in it
  • Apply before the last date
  • Save the application copy for reference

Important Links

UPSC CGS & Geologist Recruitment 2020 for 102 Jobs – Overview

Name of the Board
Union Public Service Commission
Job Role
Geologist, Junior Hydrogeologist & Other Jobs
Mode of Application
Number Of Vacant posts
102 Posts
Selection Process
Written Test & Interview
Job Category
Central Govt Jobs
Official Site
Notification No
Starting date of Application Process
14th December 2020
Last date for Submission of Application
24th December 2020

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination

UPSC is going to conduct Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2020 to fill 102 vacancies of Geologist, Junior Hydrogeologist & Other Jobs. The application process has started from 14th December 2020 & available up to 24th December 2020 @ Willing candidates who have met the eligibility conditions can apply for UPSC Geologist Exam before the due date. Go through the page's lower modules to get more details of UPSC Notifications like age limit, qualification, selection process, application form, etc.

Union Public Service Commission Vacancy 2020

  • Geologist, Group A-79
  • Geophysicist, Group A-05
  • Chemist, Group A-15
  • Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A-03
  • Total no. of vacancies: 102 Posts.

UPSC Geologist Recruitment 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • Minimum: 21 Years
  • Maximum: 32 Years

Age relaxation applies to the reserved candidates as per the rules/norms of the conducting organization.

Educational Qualification

  • Geologist, Group A: Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline.
  • Geophysicist, Group A/ Chemist, Group A: M.Sc (Relevant Disciplines)
  • Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A: Master's Degree in the relevant discipline.

Selection Process

The selection process involves the following stages.

  • Computer-Based Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type)
  • Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination (Descriptive Type)
  • Personality Test/Interview


  • Selected candidates will receive a good pay scale as per the organization norms.

Application Process

All the willing & eligible candidates have to fill & submit the online application form before the due date.

How to apply for UPSC Geologist & Geophysicist Jobs? is the direct link to apply for UPSC Jobs.

Application Fee

  • Candidates should pay Rs. 200/- as an application fee.
  • Candidates have to pay the fee by remitting the money in any Branch of Visa/ Master/ RuPay Credit/ Debit Card or using Internet Banking of SBI.
  • Female/ SC/ST/ Persons with Benchmark Disability Candidates are exempted from the fee payment.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How Many Vacancies available under this UPSC Geo-Scientist notification?

A. 142 Vacancies are available under this UPSC Geo-Scientist notification.

Q. What is the Selection Process for UPSC Geologist & Geo-Scientist Jobs?

A. The Selection Process for UPSC Geologist & Geo-Scientist Jobs is a Written Examination (Prelims & Mains) & Interview.

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