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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam Syllabus 2020-Pre and Mains

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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam Syllabus 2020-Pre and Mains

Welcome to Mynotesadda.com,Here you will get detailed syllabus and useful information about Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination (CGGE) which is conducted byUNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC).

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination (CGGE) :- UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION (UPSC) is Conducts a Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Review (CGGE) for recruitment and selection to the rank of Geologist, Geophysicist and Chemist Group ‘A’ in GSI and Junior Hydrogeologist (Scientist ‘B’), Group ‘A’ for Central Ground Water Board.

The Commission issues the Notification of the Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Review in September each year to shortlist the candidates for the positions.The selection will be based upon a competitive test.Their admission will be purely provisional at all stages of the exam subject to fulfillment of the prescribed eligibility conditions.

Candidates who wish to apply for this entrance exam online will find out in the article ahead the full details of the eligibility requirements, exam pattern, syllabus, application process, admit card, result etc. need to check all the necessary information on our website and the official website release notification.

The examination shall be conducted according to the norms and conditions of the UPSC. Candidates competing for selection to the particular posts of Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination will be required to appear in all the subjects mentioned against the respective category.
The main characteristics of the same are as below:
  • This examination’s nomenclature was changed to “Combined Geoscientist Examination” instead of “Combined Geoscientist and Geologist Examination.”
  • (ii) A three-tier test pattern is set, i.e.

Level-I: Preliminary test
Level-II: Head test
Level-III: The test of personality

(iii) Preliminary examination shall test applicants for Main Examination (Stage-II) examination.

(iv) The objective form of preliminary review shall be two articles.Marks obtained in this exam will be counted for the final merit determination.

(V) The main review shall have three papers for each current, and the descriptive form of all papers.

(vii) The current English General Paper was discontinued.

(viii) The revised system, pattern and syllabi of the examination shall take effect from the 2020 examination in order to give aspirants adequate time to prepare themselves.

Pattern and Syllabi are attached below to know more about the details of this revised Scheme: PLAN OF EXAMINATION 1.

The test shall be performed in accordance with the following plan:-

(I) Stage-I: Combined Geoscientist (Preliminary) Review [Objective Style Papers] for the selection of Stage candidates — II: Combined Geoscientist (Main) Test;

(ii) Stage II: Combined Geoscientist (Main) Examination and

(iii) Stage III: Personality Test.

Stage-I: Unified Geoscientist (Preliminary) Analysis [Objective-type]:-Two papers shall be used for the study.

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Latest Update –UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2020 application process has begun on the official website from 25th September 2019 and will continue till 15th October 2019 (06:00 PM).

Stage-I : Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination [Objective-type]:-The Examination shall comprise of two papers.

Stream-I : Geologist & Jr. Hydrogeologist

Subject
Duration
Maximum Marks
Paper-I : General Studies
2 Hours
100 Marks
Paper-II : Geology/Hydrogeology
2 Hours
300 Marks
Total
400 Marks

Stream-II : Geophysicist

Subject
Duration
Maximum Marks
Paper-I : General Studies
2 Hours
100 Marks
Paper-II : Geophysics
2 Hours
300 Marks
Total
400 Marks

Stream-III : Chemist

Subject
Duration
Maximum Marks
Paper-I : General Studies
2 Hours
100 Marks
Paper-II : Chemistry
2 Hours
300 Marks
Total
400 Marks

Stage-II : Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination [Descriptive-type]:-

The Examination shall comprise of three papers in each stream.

Stream-I : Geologist

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Paper-I : Geology3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-II : Geology3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-III : Geology3 Hours200 Marks
Total600 Marks

Stream-II : Geophysicist

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Paper-I : Geophysics3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-II : Geophysics3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-III : Geophysics3 Hours200 Marks
Total600 Marks

Stream-III : Chemist

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Paper-I : Chemistry3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-II : Chemistry3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-III : Chemistry3 Hours200 Marks
Total600 Marks

Stream-IV : Jr. Hydrogeologist

SubjectDurationMaximum Marks
Paper-I : Geology3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-II : Geology3 Hours200 Marks
Paper-III : Hydrogeology3 Hours200 Marks
Total600 Marks

C. Stage-III : Personality Test

Download CGGE Syllabus HERE 

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

Interview/ Personality Examination is administered for those who meet the Key test.The exam comprises of 200 marks and candidates are accessed on their leadership ability, courage, effort and intellectual interest, honesty, aptitude, etc.

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for all the papers is included in the official notification.Paper-I i.e.General Paper is growing for all the articles.So, here is the syllabus for the article.

Paper-I: General Studies

  • General Science
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Indian and World Geography – Social, Physical, Economic Geography of India and the World
  • History of India and Indian National Movement
  • Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc.
  • Indian Polity and Governance – Political System, Constitution, Public Policy, Panchayati Raj, Right Issues, etc.
  • General issues on Environmental Ecology, Bio-diversity and Climate Change

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2020 Eligibility

Nationality –

  1. The applicant should be an Indian Citizen.
  2. Subjects of Nepal, Bhutan or Tibetan Refugees who have migrated to India before 1st January 1962 are eligible to apply for the exam.
  3. People of Indian Origin from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Burma, Vietnam or East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Zaire) can apply for the exam.

Age Limit –Before applying for the test, candidates will review their eligibility criteria–

There is an age-relaxation for the following category of candidates –

  • OBC – 3 Years
  • SC/ ST – 5 Years
  • PWD – Candidates who are physically challenged get age–relaxation of 10 years.
  • Jammu & Kashmir candidates – Students belonging to the Jammu & Kashmir get age–relaxation of 5 years.
  • Defence Service Personnel – Candidates of Defence Service get an age relaxation of 3 years.

ECOS/ SSCOs – Candidates who have served as ECOs/ SSCOs get an age –relaxation of 5 years.

  • The candidates 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:
  • The candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years as on January 1, 2020, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than January 2, 1988, and not later than January 1, 1998. (b) For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources:
  • The candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained at the age of 35 years as on January 1, 2019, i.e. he/she must have been born not later than January 2, 1984, and not later than January 1, 1999.
Note:

There is age relaxation of five years for ex-servicemen group candidates and Scheduled Caste / Scheduled tribal.Of OBC category, it is three years and for deaf-mute, blind and orthopedically challenged category candidates, it is 10 years.

Educational Qualifications –

The educational qualification for the different post is different. Check below –

For Geologist (Group ‘A, Geological Survey of India) –

For Geologist (Group ‘A, Geological Survey of India) –

The applicant should have done Masters in any one of the subjects –

  • Mineral Exploration
  • Geo- Exploration
  • Geological Science
  • Geology

For Chemist (Group ‘A, Geological Survey of India) –

The applicant should have done Masters in any one of the subjects from a UGC recognised college/ university –

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

For Geo – Physicist (Group ‘A, Geological Survey of India) –

The applicant should have done M. Sc. in any one of the subjects from a UGC recognised college/ university –

  • M. Sc. in Geophysics
  • M. Sc. in Applied Geophysics
  • M. Sc. in Exploration Geophysics
  • M. Sc. in Physics
  • M. Sc. in Applied Physics
  • M. Sc. in Marine Geophysics
  • M. Sc. in Exploration Geophysics
  • M. Sc. (Technology)

For Junior Hydrogeologist (Group ‘B’, Central Ground Water Board) –

The applicant should have done M. Sc. in any one of the subjects from a UGC recognised college/ university –

  • M. Sc. in Geology
  • M. Sc. in Applied Geology
  • M. Sc. in Marine Geology

UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2020 Application Process

The application window for the combined geo-scientist and geologist exam will remain open from 25th September to 15th October 2019. Candidates can apply for the exam online using www.upsconline.nic.in link.

  • They should read all instructions to fill the application form in detail.
  • The application can be filled in two parts – Part 1 and Part 2.
  • The Part- 1 of the application is ‘Registration’.
  • Candidates should provide his/ her basic details like Name, Age, Address, Phone Number, and Email ID to get registered.
  • Upon registration, a login id and password are sent to candidates email id.
  • By using the login credentials, candidates can get an access to the Part 2 of the application form.
  • Candidates should fill all the requisite details in the application form correctly.
  • They should upload the scanned copies of their Photograph and Signature.
  • Thereafter, they should pay the application fee.

Application Fee –

  • The application fee for General and OBC candidates is ₹ 200.
  • The female and SC/ST candidates are exempted from paying any application fee.

Other Details

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2020: Admit Card

Candidates can access their Admit Card online from the official website of the UPSC.To access the admit pass, candidates will type their Name and Registration Number.The admit card lists candidate ‘s Name, Roll Number, and information about the test centre.It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the test centres.Without admit card, no candidates will be permitted to participate in the entrance exam.

Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Exam 2020: Result

The outcome of the Preliminary process, Key process, and Interview will be announced at the official website.The dates of the result are not known yet.The merit list is prepared on the basis of the marks of the candidate in the written exams and interview.

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