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UPSC Geologists Exam 2008



The Union Public Service commission will hold the Geologists' Examination 2008 commencing from 6th December, 2008 for recruitment to Geologist (Junior), Group A in the Geological Survey of India, Jr. Hydrogeologists (Scientist B) Group A and Assistant Hydrologist Group B in the Central Ground Water Board. The examination will be held at various centres across the country.

Conditions of Elgibility

(A) Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status:
  • Age Limit : Candidates must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years on 1st January, 2008. Relaxation in the upper age limit as per Govt. of India rules.

(B) Educational Qualifications:

  • A candidate must hold (i) Master's Degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology from a recognised University or (ii) Master's Degree in Mineral Exploration or (iii) Master's Degree in Hydrology or (iv) Diploma of Associateship in Applied Geology of the Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad.

(C) Physical Standards: candidates must be physically fit according to the physical standards for Indian Geologist's Examination, 2008 as prescribed in the detailed advertisement.

Application form: The candidates must apply in the Common Application Form devised by the commission for its examination, which can be purchased from the designated Head Post Offices/Post Ooffices throughout the country against cash payment of Rs. 20/-

Fee : Rs. 100/- through Central Recruitment Fee Stamp only. SC/ST candidates are exempted from payment of fees. OBC candidates are required to pay full fees.

Address and Last date for Receipt of Applications: All applicants must reach the "Secretary, Union Public Service commission, Dholpur house, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi - 110069" either by hand or by Post/Speed Post only or by Courier, on or before 14/07/2008. For candidates of far-flung areas and abroad the last date is 21st July, 2008.

Complete datails and other information are available at the UPSC website at

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