(JOBS) UPSC Combined Geo-scientist and Geologist Recruitment, 2018
Candidates applying for the examination should ensure that they fulfil all eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of the examination will be
purely provisional subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. Mere issue of Admission Certificate to the candidate will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Commission. Verification of eligibility conditions with reference to original documents is taken up only after the candidate has qualified for Interview/Personality Test.
2(a). The categories of post to which recruitment is to be made on the results of this examination and the approximate number of vacancies in the various posts are given below:-
Category I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines).
(i) Geologist, Group A : 24
(ii) Geophysicist, Group A : 17
(ii i) Chemist. Group A : 06
Ca te gory II : (Posts in the Central Ground Water Board , Ministry of Water Resources)
(i) Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A : 23
Educational Qualification :
(i) For Geologists Gr 'A' in Geological Survey of India
(a) Master's degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geology or Ea r th Sc i ence and
Re sour ce Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geo sciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Tec hnology from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956)
(b) For Geo physicists Gr ' A ' in Geological Survey of India
M.Sc. in Physics or 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) from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature in India or other educational institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed universities under the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
(c) For Chemists Gr 'A' in Geological Survey of India
M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a University incorporated by an Act of Parliament or State Legislature or other educational Institutes established by an Act of the Parliament or declared to be deemed Universities under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 i.e. recognized University.
Application Fee :
Candidates (excepting Female/SC/ST/PwBD who are exempted from payment of fee) are required to pay a fee of Rs.200/-(Rupees Two Hundred Only) ei ther by depositing the money in any Branch of SBI by cash, or by using net banking facility of State Bank of India or by using Visa/Master/RuPay Credit/Debit Card. NB 1. Applicants who opt for "Pay by cash" mode should print the system generated Pay-in-slip during Part-II registration and deposit the fee at the counter of SBI Branch on the next working day only. "Pay by cash" mode option will be de-activated at 23.59 hours of 15.04.2018 i.e one day before the closing date: however, applicants who have generated their Pay-in-slip before it is deactivated may pay at the counter of SBI Branch during banking hours on the closing date. Such applicants who are unable to pay by cash on the closing date i.e. during banking hours at SBI Branch, for reason whatsoever, even if holding a valid Pay-in-slip, will have no other offline option but to opt for online Debit/Credit Card or Internet Banking Payment mode on the closing date i.e. till 18.00 hours of 16.04.2018.
A candidate for this examination must have attained the age criteria as prescribed below:-
(a) For Geologist and Geophysicist and Chemist (Group 'A') in the Geological Survey of India, an attached office of Ministry of Mines, Government of India: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the first day of the month of January of the year in which the Examination is to be held (i.e. as on 1st January, 2018] i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1986 and not later than 1st January 1997.
(b) For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground water Board, Ministry of Water Resources:-
Must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained at the age of 35 years on 1s t January 2018 i .e. he/she must have been born not later than 2nd January 1983 and not later than 1s t January 1997. NB: Candidates should ensure that they meet the age eligibility criteria for each post mentioned above for which they are applying.
(C) The upper age limit will be relaxable upto a maximum of 7 years in the case of Government servants, i f they are employed in a Department mentioned in Column I below and apply
for the cor responding post ment ioned in column II.
Survey of India
(i) Geologist Group 'A'
(ii) Geophysicist Group 'A'
(iii) Chemist Group 'A'
C entral Ground Water Board
(i) Jr. Hydro-geologist, Gr. A
How to Apply:
(a) Candidates are required to apply Online using the link www.upsconline.nic.in Detailed instructions for filling up Online Applications are available on the above mentioned website.
(b) The applicants are advised to submit only single application. However, if due to any unavoidable situation, he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher RID is complete in all respects like applicants details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the applications with higher RID (Registration ID) shall be entertained by the Commission and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
(c) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, in Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment should submit their applications direct to the Commission. Persons already in Government service, whether in permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are, however, required to inform in writing their Head of Office/ Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Commission withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled.
The Online applications(Part I and II) can be filled from 21th March, 2018 to 16th April, 2018 till 18.00 Hours.