UPSC 2016 exam notification for geoligists at www.upsc.gov.in

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UPSC 2016 exam notification for geologists at www.upsc.gov.in:

UPSC(UNION PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION) has issued notification for GEO-Scientist and also Geologist. Our post has some important information covered for UPSC examination like When do you have to apply, age limit, syllabus etc. Please go through those details and also official notification as well for more information.

UPSC 2016 exam notification details

Applications are invited from the eligible candidates, your admission at all the stages of the examination will be purely provisional subject to satisfying the mentioned eligibility requirements

Eligibility requirements for this UPSC 2016 notification

(I) Eligibility by Nationality
A candidate must be either:
(a) a Citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of
permanently settling in India. or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka or East African Countries
of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or from Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government of India.

(II) Age Limits: A candidate 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: A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must
not have attained the age of 32 years on the first day of the month of January of the year in which the
Examination is to be held (i.e. as on 1st January 2016] i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd
January 1984 and not later than 1st January 1995
(b) For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground water Board,
Ministry of Water Resources:-
Must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained at the age of 35
years on 1s t January 2016 i.e. he/she must have been born not later than 2n d January
1981 and not later than 1s t January 1995.
NB: Candidates should ensure that they meet the age eligibility criteria for each post mentioned
above for which they are applying.
(C) The upper age limit will be relaxable up to a maximum of 7 years in the case of Government
servants, if they are employed in a Department mentioned in Column I below and apply
for the co rresponding post mentioned I n column II.

Geological (i) Geologist Group ‘A’
Survey of India (ii) Geophysicist Group ‘A’
(iii) Chemist Group ‘A’

Central Ground
Water Board (i) Jr. Hydro-geologist, Gr. A

d)The upper age limit prescribed above will be further relaxable as follows:
(i) Up to a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) Up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidate belonging to Other Backward Classes
who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
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“Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply”.
(iii) Upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu
& Kashmir during the period from the 1st January 1980 to the 31st day of December 1989.
(iv) Upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services Personnel disabled in
operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a
consequence thereof:
(v) Upto a maximum of five years in the c as e of E x- Servicemen inc lu ding Commissioned
Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st
January 2016 and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those whose
the assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st January 2016 ) otherwise than by way of
dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical
disability attributable to Military Service or (iii) on invalidment.
Upto a maximum of 5 years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of
assignment of 5 years Military Service as on 1st January 2016 a nd wh ose a ss ignme nt has
bee n extended beyond 5 years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issue a certificate that
they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on 3 month’s notice on selection
from the date of receipt of an offer of appointment.
(vi) Upto a maximum of 10 years in the c as e of blind, d ea f- mu t e ann d orthopedically
handicapped persons.
NOTE I– Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes and the Other
Backward Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of Para 3(II)(d) above, viz. those
coming under the category of Ex-Servicemen, persons domiciled in the State of J & K,
physically handicapped etc. will be eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the
categories. NOTE II- The term Ex-Servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ExServicemen
in the Ex-servicemen ( Re-employment in Civil Service and Posts) Rules, 1979, as
amended from time to time.
NOTE II– The term Ex-Servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as Ex-Servicemen in
the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Service and Posts) Rules, 1979, as amended from time
to time.
NOTE III– The age concession under Para 3(II)(d)(v)and (vi) will not be admissible to Exservicemen
and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/SSCOs, who are released on their own
request.
NOTE IV– Notwithstanding the provision of age-relaxation under para 3(II)(d)(vii) above, a
physically handicapped candidate will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she
(after such physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may be, may
prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical standards for the concerned
Services/ posts to be allocated to the physically handic ap pe d c a di day e s b y t he Government.
Save as provided above the age limits prescribed can in no case be relaxed. The date of birth
accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving
Certificate or in a certificate recognized by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an
extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which must be certified by the proper
the authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These
certificates are required to be submitted only after the declaration of the result of the written part of the
examination.
No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation,
service records and the like will be accepted. The expression Matriculation/Higher
Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificate
mentioned above.
NOTE I: – Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the
Matrice ration/ Higher S seconds by Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate as on the date
of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its
the change will be considered or granted.
NOTE-II: – Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in
the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an Examination, no change will be
allowed subsequently (or at any other Examination of the Commission) on any ground whatsoever.
NOTE III: -The candidates should exercise due care while entering their date of birth in online
application form for the Examination. If on verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is
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“Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply”.
found in their date of birth from the one entered in their matriculation or equivalent Examination
certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Commission under the Rules.
N.B. – (i) The candidature of a person who is admitted to the examination under the age concession
mentioned in para 3(II)(c) above, shall be cancelled, if after
submitting his/her application, he/she resigns from service or his/her services are terminated by
his/her department/ office, either before or after taking the examination. He/she will, however,
continue to be eligible if he/she is retrenched from the service or post after submitting the
application.
(ii) A candidate who, after submitting his/ her application to his/her department is transferred to other
department/office will be eligible to compete under departmental age concession for the post(s), for which
he/she would have been eligible, but for his/her transfer, provided his/her application, duly
recommended, has been forwarded to his/her parent Department.

Last date for submission of this UPSC notification

The Online Applications can be filled up to 4th March 2016 ti11 11.59 PM after which the link will be
disabled.

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