UPSC to announce IES and Geologist examinations soon

UPSC – Details of the Indian Economic Service (IES) exam, Indian Statistical Service (ISS) exam and Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination will be soon. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) was supposed to release the official notification on March 20. As per the exam calendar released by the Commission, the exams are scheduled for June 28. The UPSC, government’s recruitment body for central civil services, usually begins the registration for these exams in March followed by a written exam in June/ July and personality test in November noted the report.

Last year, the Commission had proposed to fill up 14 vacancies in Indian Economic Service, 32 in Indian Statistical Service and 93 through Combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist Examination.

The official notifications will be released on the official website of the Commission at upsc.gov.in. Candidates can submit their applications at upsconline.nic.in.

In April, examination details will be announced for the Combined Medical Services exam and Central Armed Police Forces examination. The main exam for Engineering Services 2019 will be held on June 30.

For all the examinations, the Commission discloses the written test and interview marks of both recommended and non-recommended candidates as per the government’s decision to facilitate the absorption of non-recommended candidates by other public and private recruitment agencies

Important dates

  • The last date of submission of online applications was on April 16, 2019, until 18.00 hours
  • The withdrawal date of online applications is on April 23-30, 2019 till 6.00 P.M

Examination

A competitive examination for recruitment to the posts will be held by the UPSC beginning from June 28, in accordance with the rules published by the Union Ministry of Mines in the Gazette of India dated March 20, 2019, at the following centres:

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cuttack
  • Delhi
  • Dispur
  • Hyderabad
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Kolkatta
  • Mumbai
  • Patna
  • Prayagraj (Allahabad)
  • Shillong
  • Shimla
  • Thiruvananthapuram

Educational qualification

For Geologists Grade ‘A ‘in GSI

  • 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 Resource Management or Oceanography and Coastal Areas Studies or Petroleum Geosciences or Petroleum Exploration or Geochemistry or Geological Technology or Geophysical Technology from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 (3 of 1956)

For Geophysicists Grade ‘A’ in GSI

  • MSc in Physics or Applied Physics or MSc (Geophysics) or Integrated MSc (Exploration Geophysics) or MSc (Applied Geophysics) or MSc (Marine Geophysics) or MSc (Tech) (Applied Geophysics) from a University incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or an educational institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed university under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956

For Chemists Grade ‘A’ in GSI

  • MSc in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a University incorporated by an act of Parliament or State Legislature or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed universities under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 i.e., recognised university
  • Master’s degree in respective discipline means the postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma of minimum two years duration after graduation from aforesaid university or Institute in the respective discipline, whether be it an integrated course or otherwise.

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