OPSC Geologist Recruitment 2021; Apply Online for 36 Posts

OPSC Geologist Recruitment 2021 Notification released. Here candidates can check all the details of Odisha Geologist Recruitment 2021.

Odisha Public Service Commission, OPSC is inviting application form eligible candidates for the recruitment of 36 posts of Geologist in Group A Posts of Odisha Ground Water Geologist Service under Department of water resource.

If you are an Aspirant of Odisha Geologist Job then this is good news for you. OPSC will start the online application process for Odisha Geologist Vacancy from 15th September 2021. In this post, you will get all the details of OPSC Geologist Vacancy, Eligibility, exam pattern, and Syllabus of OPSC Geologist Recruitment 2021.

OPSC Geologist Recruitment 2021 Overview

OrganizationOdisha Public Service commission(OPSC)
Post NameGeologist
No of vacancy36
SalaryRs56100/- with DA
Qualification typeMaster Degree
Exam Date:Announce Soon
Official websiteopsc.gov.in
LocationAcross Odisha
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OPSC Geologist Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2021

Odisha Geologist Recruitment Notification Details

OPSC has released the Geologist Recruitment Notification 2021. Interested candidates go through the detailed notification and apply online on or before 29th October 2021.

Important Dates

Starting Date of Online Application15/09/2021
Last Date for filing Application29/10/2021
Confirmed Exam dateAnnounce Soon
Publication of ResultDec 2021

Application Fees

Candidates who are applying for the Odisha Geologist vacancy needs to pay a non refundable examination fee.

For Gen/OBC candidates: Rs500/-

For SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Nil

Vacancy Details

Post typeTotal

Check the official notification for category wise vacancy details

Odisha Geologist Salary Structure

The Salary of Odisha Geologist is Rs56100/- in Level 12, Cell-1 of pay matrix under ORSP Rules 2017 with usual dearness and other allowances as may be sanctioned by government of Odisha from time to time.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: The Minimum age limit is 21 years and Maximum age limit is 32 years. However, relaxation in upper age limit is applicable as per government rules.

Educational Qualification: For the post of OPSC Geologist Recruitment, Candidates must hold at least a second class Master Degree in Geology/Applied Geology/Earth Science from any recognized university in India.

Mode of Selection

The candidates for the OPSC Geologist recruitment will be selected on the basis of performance the Geologist Written examination followed by Viva Voce Test.

Pattern of Examination

  • The written examination consists of two papers with a total of 450 Marks.
  • The question paper will be in English Language Only
  • There will be 75 Questions in Paper 1 & 150 Questions in paper 2.
  • The duration of paper 1 is 90 Minutes and Paper 2 is 180 Minutes
  • All the questions will be objective MCQ type.
  • Each Question Carries 2 marks and there will be negative marking. For Each incorrect answer 0.5 mark will be deducted.
  • The Viva Voce will be conducted for 50 Marks.
PaperSubjectsNo of questionsMarks
IGeneral Studies and Awareness75150

Exam Center for OPSC Geologist Exam

The written examination will be held at Cuttack


Here you can check the latest syllabus of Odisha Geologist recruitment examination 2021.

General Studies and Awareness: The paper in General Studies and awareness will include knowledge of Current Affairs, Sports, History, Geography, General Science, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, Astrophysics, Space Science etc as may be expected of a graduate person.


  • Geomorphology
  • Remote Sensing
  • Structural Geology
  • Geodynamics
  • Stratigraphy
  • Paleontology
  • Igneous Petrology
  • Sedimentology
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Rock Mechanics
  • GIS
  • Ground Water Hydrology

How to apply for OPSC Geologist Recruitment 2021?

  • Go to the Official Portal of OPSC. The Direct link is given below.
  • Then Click on the Apply Online Option
  • You will you will get details of all the recruitment Available. Under OPSC Geologist recruitment section click on new user
  • Then fill all the information correctly.
  • Then upload the photograph and pay the application fee if applicable.
  • Then take the print out of the confirmation page and keep it with you for your future reference.

Important Links for Odisha Geologist Recruitment

Application LinkApply Here
Official NotificationCheck Now
Official WebsiteVisit Now

Some FAQ about Odisha Geologist Recruitment 2021

What is the salary of Odisha Geologist?

The Salary of Odisha Geologist is Rs56100/-

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