UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018

UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 | Download UPSC Geologist Exam Syllabus 2018 PDF 

UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 : The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has released a UPSC Recruitment Notification 2018 for Combined Geo scientist and Geologist Examination notification online through their official website.The commission has all set to conduct UPSC Geologist Exam 2018 as per schedule at various examination centers across the country.All the candidates who have successfully registered for the examination are in preparation process and here we are providing UPSC Geologist Exam Syllabus 2018 for each subject wise in detail.The candidates are need to know the applied post examination syllabus which are given below.

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As given in UPSC Geologist Recruitment Notification 2018,The candidates selection will be made based on their performance in written test and personality test/interview which is conducted by UPSC.The written examination will be conducted on subjects like General English (Language),Geology,Geo Physics,Chemistry.The time duration of each paper will be 03 hours.Here in these web page we are providing each subject syllabus in detail for UPSC Combined Geologist and  Geo scientist Exam 2018.

UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 – General English (Language) :-

  • Verb.
  • Tenses.
  • Adverb.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Word Formation.
  • Articles.
  • Theme detection.
  • Synonyms & Antonyms.
  • Conclusion.
  • Fill in the Blanks.
  • Unseen Passages.
  • Subject-Verb Agreement.
  • Sentence Completion.
  • Idioms & Phrases.
  • Error Correction.
  • Passage Completion.
  • Grammar.
  • Comprehension.
  • Sentence Rearrangement.

UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 – Geology :-

For Geology Paper I :

  • Geo morphology and Remote Sensing.
  • Structural Geology.
  • Geodynamics.
  • Stratigraphy.
  • Paleontology.

For Geology Paper II :

  • Mineralogy and Geochemistry & Isotope Geology.
  • Igneous Petrology.
  • Metamorphic Petrology & Processes.
  • Sedimentology.
  • Environmental Geology and Natural Hazards.

For Geology Paper III :

  • Indian mineral deposits and mineral economics.
  • Ore genesis and Geophysics.
  • Mineral exploration.
  • Geology of fuels.
  • Engineering Geology.

UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 – Geo Physics :-

For Geo Physics Paper I :

  • Solid Earth Geophysics.
  • Earthquake and Engineering Seismology.
  • Mathematical methods in Geophysics.
  • Geophysical Inversion.
  • Mathematical Methods of Physics.
  • Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics.
  • Electrodynamics.
  • Introductory Atmospheric and Space Physics.

For Geo Physics Paper II :

  • Geophysical Potential Fields.
  • Electrical and Electromagnetic methods.
  • Seismic Prospecting.
  • Borehole Geophysics.
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Properties and Characterization of materials.
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics.
  • Electromagnetic Theory.
  • Classical Mechanics.

For Geo Physics Paper III :

  • Radiometric Exploration / Airborne Geophysical surveys for Geological Mapping.
  • Marine Geophysics.
  • Geophysical Signal Processing.
  • Remote Sensing and GIS applications.
  • Solid State Physics.
  • Laser systems.
  • Laser cavity modes.
  • Electronics and devices.
  • Digital electronics, Radar systems, Satellite communications.
  • Quantum Mechanics

UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 – Chemistry :-

For Chemistry Paper I :

  • Chemical periodicity.
  • Chemical Bonding and structure.
  • Chemistry of coordination compounds.
  • Acid-Base reactions.
  • Precipitation and Redox Reactions.
  • Organo-metallic compounds.
  • Nuclear chemistry.
  • s-Block Elements.
  • p-Block Elements.
  • Chemistry of d- and f- block elements etc.

For Chemistry Paper II :

  • Kinetic theory and the gaseous state.
  • The Collision of gas molecules, Real gases.
  • Thermodynamics.
  • Application of Second law of thermodynamics.
  • Thermodynamics and Equilibrium.
  • Acids-bases and solvents.
  • Solutions of non-electrolytes.
  • Chemical kinetics and catalysis.
  • Adsorption and Surface Chemistry.
  • Electrochemistry.
  • Photochemistry.
  • Quantum Chemistry.
  • Basic principles and application of spectroscopy.
  • UV Spectra.
  • PMR Spectra.

For Chemistry Paper III :

  • Theoretical basis of Quantitative inorganic analysis.
  • Gravimetric Analysis.
  • Sampling and treatment of samples for chemical analysis.
  • Volumetric Analysis.
  • Acid-base titrations.
  • Redox Titrations.
  • Potentiometry.
  • Complexometric titrations.
  • Chromatographic methods of analysis.
  • UV-Visible Spectroscopy.
  • Flame photometry and Atomic absorption spectrometry.
  • X-ray methods of Analysis.
  • Inductively coupled plasma spectroscopy.
  • Analysis of Minerals, Ores and Alloys.
  • Organometallic compounds.
  • Bonding and physical properties.
  • Aldol and related reactions.
  • Mechanism of some reactions.
  • Electrocyclic Reactions.
  • Organic Reaction Mechanisms.
  • Organic Spectroscopy etc.

UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 – Hydro Geology :-

  • Origin, Occurrence, and Distribution of water.
  • Groundwater Hydraulics.
  • Groundwater Exploration and Water Well Construction.
  • Groundwater Quality etc.

Aspirants can download UPSC Geologist Syllabus 2018 PDF online on UPSC official website.We are providing the official link in the given below.

Official Website : www.upsc.gov.in