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    Download Union Public Service Commission Geologist Exam Geology Paper I Previous Years Question Papers

    The Union Public Service Commission conducts Geologist Examination under two categories, one for the posts in the Geological Survey of India, while the other is for the positions in the Central Ground Water Board. Normally, the examination is conducted during the month of November every year, for which notification inviting candidates to apply for the examination is issued by the UPSC in the month of June every year.

    Education Qualification requirement:

    For applying to the Geologist Examination, candidates must possess any of the following educational qualifications and even candidates appearing for any of these examinations can apply:

    • Master’s Degree in Hydrogeology from a recognized university for CGWB positions
    • Master’s Degree in Mineral Exploration from a recognized university for GSI positions
    • Diploma in Associateship in Applied geology from Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad
    • Master’s degree in marine geology/applied geology or geology from a recognized university

    Scheme of Geologist examination:

    The Geologist Examination conducted by the UPSC has five papers of which the first three papers being General English, Geology Paper I and Geology Paper II are common for candidates applying for geologist job in GSI and CGWB, while the fourth papers (Geology Paper II) is meant for candidates applying for GSI and the fifth paper (hydrology) is meant for candidates applying for CGWB.

    Syllabus for Geology Paper I:

    The Geology Paper I will have questions from the following subjects:

    • Section A: Geomorphology and Remote Sensing
    • Section B: Structural Geology
    • Section C: Geotectonics
    • Section D: Stratigraphy
    • Section E: Palaeontology

    Previous Years Question Papers of Geology I Paper:

    UPSC Geologist Examination aspiring candidates can download previous years question papers of Geology Paper I from the attachment.

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