Combined Geo-Scientist Eligibility Criteria 2018 UPSC Geologist Age Limit, Attempts
UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist 2018 has eligibility criteria for the candidates to be able to attempt the Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam on the basis of Nationality, Age, Sex/ Gender, Marital Status, Detailed information about UPSC Geo-Scientist & Geologist Exam Eligibility Criteria on Nationality, Age Limit, Educational Qualifications, Physical Standards are as follows:
- a Citizen of India, or
- a subject of Nepal, or
- a subject of Bhutan, or
- a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. or
- 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 favour 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.
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, 2018] i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1986 and not later than 1st January 1997.
- For Jr. Hydrogeologist (Scientist B) (Group A) in Central Ground water Board, Ministry of Water Resources:-