UPSC Recruitment 2024: Notification for Scientist ‘B’ (Earth Sciences)

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Number of vacancies: 6


  • Master’s degree in Earth Science/ Geo- Physics/Physics/ Geology/ Oceanography from a recognized University or Institute.
  • Age limit: 35 years, relaxations applicable for reserved categories.
  • Other: Indian citizen, good physical and mental health, etc. (Refer to official notification for details)

Selection process:

  • Application: Online through the UPSC website
  • Screening test: Based on Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination, 2024 conducted by RRBs.
  • Main examination: Written exam followed by Interview
  • Medical examination: For shortlisted candidates

Important dates:

  • Application start date: January 25, 2024
  • Application end date: February 13, 2024
  • Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination: February 18, 2024

Official notification:

Important notes:

  • Only apply through the official UPSC website.
  • Carefully read the detailed notification for specific eligibility criteria, selection process, and other important information.
  • Ensure you meet all eligibility criteria before applying.
  • The screening test for this recruitment will be based on the Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination conducted by the Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs). If you haven’t already taken this exam, you won’t be eligible for this particular UPSC recruitment.