UPSC Geologist Exam 2013
A competitive examination for recruitment to the posts of Geologists (Category I), Assistant Geologists (Category I), Jr. Hydrogeologists (Category II) and Assistant Hydrogeologists (Category II) is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
Notification Date: 24 August, 2013
Last Date to Apply: 23 September, 2013 (Monday)
Date of Exam: From 9 December, 2013 (Saturday) (3 Days)
Part I (Written Examination)
Candidates competing for both categories have to appear in the following papers–
Geologist Exam Pattern
|Paper / Subject||Duration||Marks|
|1. General English||3 Hours||100|
|2. Geology Paper I||3 Hours||200||Geology Paper I Syllabus|
|3. Geology Paper II||3 Hours||200||Geology Paper II Syllabus|
|4. Geology Paper III||3 Hours||200||Geology Paper III Syllabus|
|5. Hydrogeology||3 Hours||200||Hydrogeology Syllabus|
Part II : Interview for Personality Test
Interview for personality test of such candidates as may be called by the Commission, carry a maximum of 200 marks.
Candidates competing for posts under both Category I and Category II are required to give all the five subjects mentioned above. Candidates competing for posts under Category I only are required to give subjects at (1) to (4) above and candidates competing for posts under Category II only are required to give subjects at (1) to (3) and (5) above.Important Note:
Written Examination – The Examination in all the subjects will be of conventional (Essay) type. All Question papers must be answered in English. The Question Papers will be set in English only.