UPSC CGS Recruitment 2023| Notification PDF Out, Vacancy Details, Selection Process, How to Apply online for 56 posts, Last Date to Apply Online October 11, 2023 on Official Website

UPSC CGS Recruitment 2023: The Union Public Service Commission has released the notification for UPSC [Combined Geo-Scientist Preliminary] Examination 2023. The Notification PDF is out for 56 vacancies. Any individual who is interested in the recruitment can check out the details mentioned in the notification to find out if they are eligible for the mentioned posts. Candidates can find out the details related to the posts, vacancy details, eligibility criteria, selection process, how to apply, fee structure and important dates & links.

This will be an outstanding opportunity for candidates who aspire to work for the government. This article provides candidates with detailed information about the UPSC CGS 2023 Recruitment.

As the guidelines given in the Notification PDF, the last date to apply online is October 11, 2023. Whereas the preliminary exams are set to be conducted in the month of February 2024.


UPSC CGS Notification PDF

Candidates who want the thorough details about the UPSC CGS Recruitment 2023 can use the link given below. Check all the the details including eligibility criteria before applying for the recruitment.

UPSC CGS Recruitment Notification PDF

UPSC CGS Recruitment

UPSC Geo-Scientist recruitment 2023: Details

Recruitment AuthorityUnion Public Service Commission
Post NameCombined Geo-Scientist Exam
Vacancies56 Posts
Application ModeOnline
LocationAll over India
Application Start DateSeptember 21, 2023
Last Date to ApplyOctober 11, 2023
Prelims Exam DateFebruary 18, 2024
Main Exam DateJune 22, 2024
Age Limit21 to 32 years
Official Website

UPSC CGS Recruitment Application Link

After checking the Eligibility criteria within the notification PDF, candidates who are eligible can apply for the post with the link given below:


UPSC CGS Recruitment Application Form – Apply Online

UPSC CGS Vacancy Details

Geologists, Group A34
Geophysicist, Group A01
Chemist, Group A13
Scientist ‘B’(Hydrogeology), Group ‘A’04
Scientist ‘B’(Chemical) Group ‘A’02
Scientist ‘B’ (Geophysics) Group ‘A’02

Eligibility Criteria for UPSC CGS Recruitment 2023

Age Limit

Minimum Age Limit21 years
Maximum Age Limit32 years

Age Relaxation

SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
Ex-Servicemen5 years
Person with Benchmark Disability10 years

Educational Qualification

Post Name Qualification Required
Geologist, Group AMaster’s degree in Geological Science/ Geology/ Applied Geology/ Geo-Exploration/ Engineering Geology/ Marine Geology/ Earth Science/ Resource Management/ Oceanography/ Coastal Areas Studies/ Petroleum Geosciences/ Geochemistry
Geophysicist Group A & Scientist B (Geophysics)M.Sc. in Physics/ Applied Physics/ Geophysics/ Marine Geophysics/ OR Integrated M.Sc. in Exploration Geophysics/ Applied Geophysics/ Marine Geophysics or M.Sc. (Tech) Applied Geophysics
Chemist Group A & Scientist B (Chemical)M.Sc. in Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry
Scientist ‘B’ (Hydrogeology) Group AMaster’s degree in Geology/ Applied Geology/ Marine Geology/ Hydrogeology

Online Application Fees


UPSC CGS Selection Process

The selection process for UPSC CGS Recruitment includes:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Personality Test/ Interview

How to Apply for UPSC CGS Recruitment

There are few easy steps to follow to apply for the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Recruitment. Before applying online, candidates are advised to read the Notification PDF thoroughly. The following are some of the primary details and information that the registration form will need:

Candidates First name, Middle name, Last name, father’s name, Mother’s name, Date of birth, current active Mobile number, photograph, signature, and Proof of identity (Adhaar Card).

Steps to apply online:

  1. Visit the official website of UPSC –
  2. Click on – One Time Registration (OTR) for examinations.
  3. Register with a valid email address and mobile number.
  4. Fill out the application form completely and accurately.
  5. Upload all required documents/certificates.
  6. After paying the application fees, candidates can submit the application form.
  7. Submit your application.
  8. Take a printout of the application form for the later purposes.

Required Documents are: Photo ID, Adhaar card, PAN card, Voter ID card, Passport, driving License, School photo ID, Any other photo ID Card issued by the State/Central Government.

Online Registration Form for UPSC CGS Recruitment 2024: Click Here

Important Dates

Online Application Start DateSeptember 21, 2023
Last Date to Apply October 11, 2023
Prelims Exam DateFebruary 18, 2024
Main Exam DateJune 22, 2024

Important Links

Notification PDFClick Here
Apply OnlineClick Here
Official WebsiteClick Here

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Updated: September 27, 2023 — 6:31 pm

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