Author: Chandan Vishwakarma
The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts the Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination every year for recruitment to the posts of Geologist, Geophysicist, Chemist, and Junior Hydrogeologist in various government departments and organizations.
The examination is conducted in two stages - Preliminary and Main. The Preliminary examination is an objective type examination consisting of two papers - Paper I (General Studies) and Paper II (Geology/Geophysics/Chemistry/Hydrogeology). Candidates who qualify in the Preliminary examination are eligible to appear for the Main examination.
The Main examination is a written examination consisting of six papers - two papers each in Geology, Geophysics, and Chemistry. Candidates who qualify in the Main examination are called for an interview/personality test.
The final selection of candidates is based on the combined marks obtained in the Main examination and the interview/personality test. The UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist (Preliminary) Examination is a highly competitive examination, and candidates are advised to prepare thoroughly and stay updated with the latest developments in their respective fields.
1 Deserts are generally located at
2 Which one of the following has the adaptation 'echolocation' to detect the prey
3 Which one of the following is the most important stage in the process of ecological succession?
4 In which one of the following tropic structures of ecosystems, both fungi and bacteria occur?
5 The uplift mechanism that takes place when lighter warm moist air mass rises after encountering a colder and denser air mass causes