UPSC CGS Exam 2023 | Apply Online For 285 Posts

UPSC CGS Exam 2023: Union Public Service Commission has released an examination notification for 285 posts of GEO-SCIENTISTs. Interested candidates can read the notification and apply for the CGS Exam 2023 from the link given at the end of this post.

UPSC CGS Exam 2023 Details

Examing BodyUPSC
Examination Notification No.02/2023-GEOL
No of Posts285
Mode of ApplicationOnline

Important Dates

Online Application Starting From21-09-2022
Last Date of Application11-10-2022 up to 6 PM
Admit Card DateNot announced yet
Tentative Prelim Exam Date19-02-2023
Tentative Main Exam Date24th & 25th June 2023

UPSC CGS Vacancy Details

Name of PostNo. of Posts
Geologist, Group A216
Geophysicist, Group A21
Chemist, Group A19
Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’26
Scientist ‘B’(Chemical) Group ‘A’1
Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics) Group ‘A’2
Total 285

UPSC CBS Application Fee

CategoryApplication Fee
Female/ SC/STNIL
General, EWC, OBCRs. 200/-

Educational Qualifications

Name of PostEducational Qualifications
Geologist, Group AMaster’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 Geochemistry from a recognized University
Geophysicist, Group A, and Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics) Group ‘A’M.Sc. in Physics or Applied Physics or Geophysics or Integrated M.Sc. (Exploration Geophysics) or Applied Geophysics or Marine Geophysics or Tech. Applied
Geophysics from a recognized University
Chemist, Group A, and Scientist ‘B’(Chemical) Group ‘A’M. Sc. in Chemistry or Applied Chemistry or Analytical Chemistry from a recognized University
Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’Master’s degree in Geology or Applied Geology or Marine Geology or Hydrogeology from a recognized University

Age Criteria

Minimum age 21
Maximum Age32

Age Relaxation is applicable as per the rules.

UPSC CBS Exam Stages

StageExam Pattern
Stage 1 Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination (Objective type) has two papers
Stage 2Combined Geo-Scientist (Main) Examination (Descriptive Type) has three papers
Stage 3Personality Test OR Interview

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How to Apply for the UPSC CBS Examination 2023

Read the official notification and information bulletin carefully before you start the online application.

  • Click here
  • If you have not yet registered then click on the button that says – New Registration
  • Fill up basic info and complete one-time registration.
  • Login into the account you created and complete the application.
  • Submit the fee at the end and download the application form PDF as well as the fee receipt for future reference.

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