UPSC Geologist Cut off 2019

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UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist (Prelims) Exam date – 19th January 2020(SUNDAY)


UPSC Geologist Cutoff

The UPSC Geologist Exam is considered as toughest and competitive exam. Cut off is the minimum marks required to be recruited for the desired position and the factors that affect Geoscientist and Geologist cut-off marks are as follows:

  1. Examination difficulty level
  2. Examination pattern
  3. Number of candidates applied for the examination
  4. Number of candidates actually appeared for the exam
  5. Previous year cut-offs
  6. Marking trend
  7. Lowest and average marks in the main examination
  8. Average performance
  9. Availability of seats
  10. Annual intake

The previous year cut off for the written examination of 2018 is as follows:-

Category Name Cut off (Out of 600)
General 365
OBC 293
Scheduled Caste 246
Scheduled Tribe 180
Physically Handicapped (Ortho) 203

The final cut off for the 2018 is as follows:-

Category Name Cut off (Out of 800)
General 512
OBC 449
SC 373
ST 326
PH (Ortho) 296

Recruitment Process and Vacancy Details

UPSC will be accompanying the Geologists’ Examination, 2018 from 29 June, 2018 for recruitment of geologists to the following vacancies and for the following posts:

(i) Geologist (Group A): 100 vacancies
(ii) Geophysicists (Group A): 80 vacancies
(iii) Chemist (Group A): 80 vacancies

Organization is going to fill 120 various vacant positions by qualified and eligible candidates from across the country as per rules laid by the UPSC Geologist Notifications 2019. Aspirants can check the category wise vacancy details below:

Posts Name Total Vacancy
Manager (Marketing and Trade) 01
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Physiology) 06
Specialist Grade III Assistant Professor (Plastic Surgery) 07
Assistant Professor (Fire /Civil Engineering) 01
Assistant Geologist 75
Administrative officer 16
Assistant Director Grade 1 (Technical) 01
Drugs Inspector 07
Legal Advisor – cum – standing counsel 01
Head of Department (Information Technology) 01
Principal 01
Training and placement officer 01
Workshop Superintendent 01
Assistant Public Prosecutor 01

Candidates would be selected on the basis of their performance in written exam and interview or the personality test conducted by UPSC respectively. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and recruit by the UPSC in the applied position and will get an impressive amount as monthly salary from the organization.

Geologists can toil in industries associated to mining, oil and gas, minerals and water resources. They can also be employ in the college and universities as a teacher. The top recruiters are Geological Survey of India (GSI), Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC), Hindustan Zinc Ltd, Minerals and metals trading corporation (MMTC), coal India, Mineral Exploration Ltd., Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), Indian Space Research organization (ISRO), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Geologist Salary will keep on rising with the increase in your work experience and skills. The starting salary for the geologist can be RS 2 lakhs but can increase up to 15 lakhs. The pay salary by experience level for geologist are as follows:-

  1. The average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay.
  2. An entry-level geologist with less than five years of experience can receive to earn an average total compensation of Rs 476,000.
  3. An experienced Geologist which includes employees with the 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 843,000
  4. A geologist with mid-career experience with 5 to 10 years of experience will get the salary of Rs 650,000
  5. A geologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of RS 2,795,000.

All the Categories under the UPSC combined Geo-Scientist and Geologist examination will have the following after the 7th Central Pay Commission has been announced. Pay scale would be INR 15,600 to INR 39,100 and Grade pay would be INR 5,400 along with the other allowances such as DA, HRA and all necessary allowances. The Basic salary for all the positions will be INR 56,100.