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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2020: Mains Change Exam District

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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2020:


Union Public Service Commission has rescheduled the main stage exam of Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2020.


The main exam has now been re-scheduled to be conducted on October 17-18, 2020


Earlier, the Commission has declared the result for UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist preliminary exam. The prelims were held on January 19, 2020.

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

Combined Geo Scientist and Geologist Recruitment 2020 Mains Change Exam District

Govt Job Hiring

Important Dates

  • Application Begin : September 25, 2019
  • Last Date for Apply Online : October 15, 2019
  • Last Date for Fee Payment : October 15, 2019
  • Pre Exam Date : January 19, 2020
  • Admit Card Available : December 26, 2019
  • Mains Exam Date : October 17-18, 2020
  • Last Date for Change Exam District : September 08-13, 2020

Application fees

Age Limit

(As on January 01, 2020)

  • For GEN / OBC : Rs. 200/-
  • For SC/ ST/PH Category: Rs. 0/-.
  • For Female Category: Rs. 0/-.


Candidates need to pay the requisite Examination Fee by Online mode i.e. Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Mobile Wallet, SBI E Challan, Cash Card.

For Geologist and
Geophysicist and Chemist (Group ‘A’):
Between 21 to 32 years as on January 01, 2020.


For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A): Between 21 to 35 years as on January 01, 2020.


For age relaxation refer to the official notification.

Total Seats : 102 Posts

Post Name

No of Post


Geologist, Group A


Master’s degree in Geological Science or Geology or Applied Geology or Geo-Exploration or Mineral Exploration or Engineering Geology or Marine Geology or Earth Science and Resources Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum 6 Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology.

Geophysicist, Group


M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or M.Sc. (Geophysics) or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or M.Sc (Applied Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Marine Geophysics) or M.Sc. (Tech.) (Applied Geophysics)

Chemist, Group A


M.Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry. 

Junior Hydrogeologists (Scientist B), Group A


Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology or Master’s degree in Hydrogeology




Exam Pattern Of UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and
Geologist 2020

The exam is conducted in three distinct stages:-

  • Stage – I: Preliminary Examination
  • Stage – II: Mains Examination
  • Stage – III: Personality Test

Exam Centre Of UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist 2020

Centres for Preliminary Examination: 

Ahmedabad, Bangaluru, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Delhi, Dispur, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Prayagraj, Shillong, Shimla, Thiruvanthapuram  

Centers for Main Examination: 

Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Dispur (Guwahati), Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Shimla.

Important Links

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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination 2020 Submit Choice of Centre


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