Govt job for geologist | UPSC CGS Exam 2022 Notification -192 Posts

Govt job for geologist: The Union Public Service Commission(UPSC) has invited applications to appear for the Combined Geo-Scientist Examination (CGSE)preliminary to be conducted in January 2022. The Main examination is scheduled for June 2022.

UPSC is holding this exam to select candidates for the appointment of various posts in two central govt establishments:

  1. Geologist, Geophysicist and Chemist in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines
  2. Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology) Group ‘A’, Scientist ‘B’(Chemical) Group ‘A’ and Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics) Group ‘A’, in Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), Ministry of Water Resources

Check below for the details about the positions, reservation, academic qualifications, age, the selection process, how to apply, where to apply, and other conditions.

If you are interested in the UPSC notification for govt job for geologist, please apply Online before 12-10-2021.

Important Dates

Commencement of registration22-09-2021
Last date for applying Online12-10-2021
Date of Preliminary Examination22-02-2022
Date of Main Examination25-06-2022 &

Govt job for geologist notification Overview

Govt job for geologist

Govt job for geologist

192 Vacancies

PostAs per the details below
No. of Vacancies192
Place of PostingGeological Survey of India/ Central Ground Water Board – All India basis
Type of JobPermanent

Govt job for geologist notification: Vacancy Details

Post No. of
01Geologist, Group A100
02Geophysicist, Group A50
03Chemist. Group A20
04Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’20
05Scientist ‘B’(Chemical ) Group ‘A’01
06Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics) Group ‘A’01
Total 192

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Eligibility for Govt job for geologist

Age Limits (As of 01-01-2022)

Minimum Age- 21 years

Maximum Age- Below 32 years

  • There will be upper-age relaxation for reserved category candidates, and govt servants (Geological Survey of India and Central Ground Water Board) as per government rules.

Minimum Educational Qualification

Here are the details of the essential educational qualification for Govt jobs for geologist

Geologist Group ‘A’

  • Master’s degree in Geological Science / Geology or Applied Geology / Geo- Exploration / Mineral Exploration / Engineering Geology / Marine Geology / Earth Science and Resource Management / Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies / Petroleum Geosciences / Geochemistry

Geophysicist Group ‘A’ & Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics)Group ‘A’

  • M.Sc. in Physics / Applied Physics / M.Sc. (Geophysics) / Integrated M.Sc. (ExplorationmGeophysics) / M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) / M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) / M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics)

Chemist Group ‘A’ & Scientist ‘B’ (Chemical)

  • M. Sc. in Chemistry / Applied Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry

Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology) Group ‘A’

  • Master’s degree in Geology / applied Geology / Marine Geology / Hydrogeology


Candidates must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to the
Examination as per Regulations

Examination Fee

SC/ST/PwBD/ESM category candidates, WomenNil
All othersRs.200/-
Payment modeOnline / Pay by Cash at any SBI branch

Selection Process for Govt job for geologist

  • UPSC will select the candidates through the Combined Geo-Scientist Examination(CGCE)
  • The CGSE will consist of 03 successive stages
  • Stage-I : Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination
  • Stage-II : Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination
  • Stage-III: Personality Test/Interview

How to apply For Govt job for geologist – CGCE

Go through the notification and make sure that you fulfill the eligibility. You must have a valid email ID and mobile number. You are required to submit only one application, and the mode of applying is online only at the official website of UPSC

  • So visit https://www.
  • Select the name of the post/examination
  • Click the link for Part-1
  • Read carefully the instructions & proceed
  • Access the Registraion form and fill in the requisite information
  • Make the payment of examination fee online through netbanking/ Debit/credit card
  • To pay the fee in cash, you should take a printout of challan generated online after completion of registration.
  • Then you have to deposit cash at the nearest SBI branch using the challan within 24 hours
  • Upload the scanned copy of your recent photograph, signature and photo identity card
  • Select the examination center and agree to the Declaration.
  • Note down the generated Registration Number/take a print out of the page for future refernce
  • Regularly visit the website for the update on notification for the Govt job for geologist and the Combined Geo-Scientist Examination/admit card.

List of Documents (copies) to be uploaded after the declaration of the Main exam

  • Scanned Copies of following documents :
  • Documentary proof of Date of Birth (Matriculation/10th/12th/HSC Certificate).
  • Education qualification
  • Disability cerificate for PWD candidates in prescribed format.
  • Discharge / Service Certificate in case of Ex-servicemen.
  • Caste Certificate in respect of reserved categories in the prescribed format in respect of SC/ST and OBC Non-Creamy Layer.
  • Income and asset certificate in respect of EWS in prescribed format
  • Declaration of Non-Creamy Layer Status in respect of OBC (NCL) candidates in prescribed format.

You will have to produce the original certificates at the next stage of the selection process.

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