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    Can a student apply for Geologist exam of UPSC who completed their B.Sc in Geology course?

    hello sir/madam
    can the student apply for geologist examination of upsc who completed their B.Sc in Geology





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    jxsab
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    hello sir/madam
    can the student apply for geologist examination of upsc who completed their B.Sc in Geology
    Hey friend,

    Geology is concerned about evolution of the earth and its natural mineral and energy resources.

    The Geologist exam is conducted by UPSC for the post of Geologists.

    The Geologist exam can be classified into 2 categories namely as:

    Category I:

    Post of Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Coal and Mines

    Category II:

    Post of Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources

    For writing the Geologist exam you must satisfy certain eligibility criteria's and they may include:

    >> Candidates who are applying for this exam must be a citizen of India.

    >> Candidates must have a age limit of 21-32 years.

    >> Candidates must have any of these education qualification:

    1. Master's degree in Geology /Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a recognized university
    (OR)


    2. Diploma of Associateship in Applied Geology of Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
    (OR)


    3. Master's degree in Mineral exploration from a recognized university
    (OR)


    4. Master's degree in Hydrogeology from a recognised university

    >> Candidates appearing for the exam must be physically fit as per regarding the physical standards.

    If you satisfy the above criteria's then you can apply for the Geologist exam.

    Pattern for the Geologist Exam:

    General English - 100 Marks

    Geology Paper-I - 200 Marks

    Geology Paper-II - 200 Marks

    Geology Paper-III - 200 Marks

    Hydrogeology - 200 Marks

    For more information regarding the exam you can check at the official site of UPSC at http://www.upsc.gov.in

    All the best.




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    Re: Can a student apply for Geologist exam of UPSC who completed their B.Sc in Geology course?

    The candidate should possess masterís degree in order to apply to for Geologist exam carried out by UPSC. The qualification must be obtained from a recognized institution in the area of Geology /Applied Geology or Marine Geology. Postgraduates in the area of Mineral exploration are also eligible to apply for the same. Diploma holders in Applied Geology (from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad) can also attend the exam. The age of the candidate must fall within 21-32 years. Only Indian Citizens can apply for the exam. The question paper covers areas of English, Geology and Hydrogeology.

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    * Only Indian Citizens can apply for the exam.

    * The age of the candidate must fall within 21-32 years.

    * The question paper covers areas of English, Geology and Hydro-geology.

    * Diploma holders in Applied Geology (from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad) can also attend the exam.

    * Postgraduates in the area of Mineral exploration are also eligible to apply for the same.

    * The qualification must be obtained from a recognized institution in the area of Geology /Applied Geology or Marine Geology.

    * The candidate should possess masterís degree in order to apply to for Geologist exam carried out by UPSC.

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    Re: Can a student apply for Geologist exam of UPSC who completed their B.Sc in Geology course?

    What are job opportunities for geologist other than Government Sector ?

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