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UPSC Geologist Examination 2013

Introduction: 

Notification for Geologist Exam 2013 has been announced by Commission. 

 

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Exam: 
UPSC
Select Exam: 
Geologist
24 Aug 2013
Deadline: 
23 Sep 2013
Exam Date: 
9 Nov 2013
Vacancies: 

Category

Dept

Post

Vacancy

I

Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines

Geologist, (Group A)

50

Assistant Geologist Grade-I (Group B)

25

II

Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources

Jr.Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), (Group A)

33

Assistant Hydrogeologists, (Group B)

39

 

Total Number of Vacancies available is 147.

Eligibility: 

Citizenship: Indian.

Age Limit: (as on 1st Aug 2013)

  • Geologist: 21-32 Years.
  • Assistant Geologist: 21-32 Years.
  • Jr. Hydro geologist: 21-35 Years.
  • Assistant Hydrologist: 21-30 Years.

 

Education:

  • Geologist and Assistant Geologist: Master’s Degree in Geological Science or equivalent.
  • Junior Hydrologist and Assistant Hydrologist: Master’s Degree in Geology or Marine Geology or equivalent.
Selection Procedure: 

Examination will be conducted as per following pattern:

Part I: Written Examination.

Subject

Duration

Max Marks

General English

3 Hrs

100

Geology Paper I

3 Hrs

200

Geology paper II

3 Hrs

200

Geology paper III

3 Hrs

200

Hydrogeology

3 Hrs

200

 

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Syllabus:

  1. 1.      General English.
  2. 2.      Geology Paper I
  • Sec A: Geomorphology and Remote Sensing.
  • Sec B: Structural Geology.
  • Sec C: Geotectonics.
  • Sec D: Stratigraphy.
  • Sec E: Palaeontology.
  1. 3.      Geology Paper II
  • Sec A: Mineralogy.
  • Sec B: Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology.
  • Sec C: Sedimentology.
  • Sec D: Geochemistry.
  • Sec E: Environmental Geology.
  1. 4.      Geology Paper III
  • Sec A: Indian mineral deposits and mineral economics.
  • Sec B: Ore genesis.
  • Sec C: Mineral exploration.
  • Sec D: Geology of fuels.
  • Sec E: Engineering Geology
  1. 5.      Hydrogeology:
  • Sec A: Origin, occurrence and distribution of water.
  • Sec B: Well hydraulies and well design.
  • Sec C: Ground Water Chemistry.
  • Sec D: Ground water Exploration.
  • Sec E: Ground Water problems and management.


How To Apply: 

Candidates need to apply Online.

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Application fees: 

Fees: For General: Rs.200/- and for SC/ST/PH/Female: Exempted.

Additional Information: 

Examination Centres:

Ahmadabad

Jaipur

Allahabad

Jammu

Bangalore

Kolkata

Bhopal

Lucknow

Chandigarh

Mumbai

Chennai

Patna

Cuttack

Shillong

Delhi

Shimla

Dispur

Thiruvananthapuram

Hyderabad

 

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