UPSC Geo-Scientist/Geologist Recruitment 2018

NEW DELHI: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has issued combined notification on its official website to recruit Geo-Scientist and Geologist in Ministry of Minesand Ministry of Water. The eligble candidates can apply online until April 16, 2018 till 6 pm.

The exam for the above mentioned posts will be held on June 29, 2018.

Details related to these vacancies are given below

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2018: Vacancy Details (70)


Post Name Vacancy
Geologist 24
Geophysicist 17
Chemist 06
Junior Hydrogeologist 23

Important Dates

Event Date
Starting Date March 21, 2018
Last Date April 16, 2018
Last Date for Fee Payment (through Cash) April 15, 2018
Date of Examination June 29, 2018

Important links

Name Link
Direct link to apply online
Print Application Form
Main registration page
Part-I Registration: i) Guidelines
ii) Main page
Part-II Registration

Application Fee

Category Fee
For General/OBC Rs. 200/-
For SC/ST/PWD/Female No Fee

Note: Application Fees can be paid online through Credit/Debit card, net banking or through Cash in any Branch of SBI.

Age Limit (as on August 1, 2018)


Post Age Limit
Geologist 21 to 32 Years
Geophysicist 21 to 32 Years
Chemis 21 to 32 Years
Junior Hydrogeologist 21 to 35 Years

Note: Age Relaxation as per rules.

Educational Qualification

Post Qualification
Geologist Master’s Degree in
Geological Science/ Geology/ Applied Geology/ Geo-Exploration/ Engineering Geology OR
Mineral Exploration/ Earth Science & Resource Management/ Oceanography & Coastal Areas Studies OR
Petroleum Geosciences/ Petroleum Exploration/ Geochemistry/ Geological Technology OR
Geophysical Technology
Geophysicist M.Sc. in
Physics/ 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)
Chemist M.Sc. in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry
Junior Hydrogeologist Master’s Degree in
Geology OR
Applied Geology OR
Marine Geology

Mode of Selection
Written Examination and Interview/ Personality Test.


Log on to the official website —

Click on "Online application for various examinations of UPSC"

A new page will open
Now, click on ‘Click Here for PART I’ and ‘Click Here for Part II’

Fill the application form and pay the fees online

Download the application form

Take a printout for future reference