If you are preparing for the UPSC Geoscientist 2023, you have arrived at the perfect place because this article has all the relevant information for the paper including UPSC Geoscientist 2023 eligibility, notification, the application process, exam pattern, and much more. Let’s go through the article and achieve the goal of boosting your civil service exam preparation.

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UPSC Geoscientist 2023

Well, civil service exam preparation begins with knowing it properly. The highlights of the paper are given below that are significant for you to acknowledge. Check out the details carefully.

Name of Exam Combined Geo-Scientist Exam 2023
Level of exam National Level
Post Name Various Post
Exam Conduct By Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Exam Frequency Once a year
Mode of application form Online
Notification 21.09.2022
Last Date to Apply 11.10.2022
Helpline Number 011-23098543 / 23381125 / 23385271 / 23098591
Email Address [email protected]
Official Website http://www.upsc.gov.in/

UPSC Geoscientist 2023 Notification

The notification for the exam is out. You should also know the vacancies for this year so that you can give your best to the paper.

The number of vacancies for the various posts is given below:

Category Post Name Vacancies
Category-I : (Posts in the Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines). Group A  Geologist,

Group A Geophysicist

Group A Chemist




Category-II: (Posts in the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources) Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’

Scientist ‘B’(Chemical ) Group ‘A’

Scientist ‘B’(Geophysics) Group ‘A’




Total 285

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UPSC Geoscientist 2023 Exam Date

All the participants of the examination must know the important dates of the examination and should remember them perfectly to be on time. Here are the dates:

Activities Important Dates
Online application form availability 21 September 2022
Last date for submission of the application 11 October 2022
Release of admit card To be announced
Commencement of exam Preliminary 19 February 2023
Commencement of exam Mains 24 June 2023
Declaration of result To be announced
Interview date To be announced
Final result announcement To be announced

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern is the most significant to know so that you can prepare correctly for the examination. The pattern is given in the following table. Go through it carefully.

Total Stages of Exam 3
Stage Titles 1. Preliminary Exam

2. Mains Exam

3. Interview / Personality Test

Preliminary Exam 1. Objective type exam

2. 2 papers

3. Each exam of a 2-hour duration

4. Negative Marking present

5. Total Marks for this section are 400

Mains Exam 1. Conventional type pen and paper exam

2. Comprises 3 papers

3. Duration of each exam is 3 hours

4. Total Marks for this section is 600 (200 for each paper)

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UPSC Geoscientist 2023 Application

If you are worried about the process of applying to the UPSC Geoscientist 2023, you need to follow the given steps and get rid of your stress. Let’s understand the procedure step-by-step.

# The foremost step is to open a fresh tab on any web browser and then visit the official webpage of UPSC. The link for it is https://upsc.gov.in/

# Next, you are required to tap on the Exam Notification link that appears under the What’s New Panel. This is for Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Exam 2023.

# The next step is to tap on the Click Here hyperlink that is present under the Link Tab. You will now be asked to complete your One Time Registration process so that you can navigate to the application form. So, you need to generate your login credentials and then sign in to the portal.

# Next, you are required to select the post you wish to apply for and then begin filling out the application form for the particular post. You must ensure that you fill in all the compulsory details carefully. You need to pay the online fee after filling in the details.

# Now, your application form will be considered submitted. It will appear under the ‘My Finally Submitted Application’ tab. You can now take a printout of the submitted application form for future referrals.

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