Exam Dates for UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist Mains 2022 released


The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the examination schedule of the Combined Geo-Scientist (Mains) 2022. As per the notification released, UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist (Mains) Exam 2022 will be conducted on June 25 to 26, 2022. 

All those candidates who have qualified the UPSC Geologist Prelims Exam 2022 can check the timetable of the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist (Mains) 2022 on the official website – upsc.gov.in. The admit card for the same will be made available to the candidates two weeks before the exam.

The main examination will have three papers for each stream and all papers will be of descriptive type. Marks secured in this examination will be counted for deciding the final merit.


UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist (Mains) 2022 Mains 2022 Exam Schedule


Date Timings Subject and Paper
June 25, 2022 9 AM to 12 PM Geology Paper 1
Chemistry, Chemical Paper 1
Geophysics Paper 1
2 PM to 5 PM Geology Paper 2
Chemistry, Chemical Paper 2
Geophysics Paper 2
June 26, 2022 9 AM to 12 PM Geology Paper 3
Chemistry, Chemical Paper 3
Geophysics Paper 3
2 PM to 5 PM Hydrogeology


Candidates competing for selection to the posts of Chemist/Chemical, Geophysicist are required to appear in all the papers to be held on June 25 and 2, 2022. Whereas, candidates competing for selection for the post of Jr. Hydrologists only will be required to appear for Paper 1 of Geology on June 25 and Geology Paper 2 and Hydrogeology on June 26, 2022.

The Combined Geo-Scientist examination is conducted for the select of eligible candidates for recruitment of Geologist, Geophysicist and Chemist posts in the Geological Survey of India and the Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources. Through this recruitment drive, UPSC aims at filling up a total of 192 vacancies.