Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Recruitment 2018 – 11 Posts – Apply for Assistant Geologist



Assam Public Service Commission invites application from Indian Citizens as defined in Articles 5 to 8 of the Constitution of India for the post of Assistant Geologist in the Directorate of Geology and Mining, Assam under Assam Government.

The last date of application is 29.01.2018.


Assam Public Service Commission (APSC) Recruitment 2018 – Details of the Post:


Name of the Post: Assistant Geologist in the Directorate of Geology and Mining, Assam.

Number of Post: 11 (eleven) nos.


The candidate should possess at least second class master degree (M.Sc.) in Geology or equivalent degree in Applied Geology from a university or an institution recognized by the Govt.


A candidate shall be of sound health, both mentally and physically and free from organic defects or bodily infirmity likely to hamper the efficient performance of his/her field duties in different difficult terrains like hills, dense forest and river bed etc. The candidates shall undergo a medical examination before the appointment to the service.

The scale of Pay: Pay Band-4, Rs. 30,000/- to 1,10,000/- Grade Pay- RS. 12700/-

Age Limit:

A candidate should not be less than 21 years and not more than 43 years as on 01.01.2017 as per Govt. OM No. ABP 06/2016/04 dated 03.03.2016. The upper age limit is relaxable by 5(five) years in case of SC/ST.


Selection Procedure:

If the number of applications received is large –

i. The commission may short-list the number of candidates either on the basis of their marks obtained in the qualifying academic examination required
for the post in terms of advertisement.

ii. By holding Screening test (Multiple choice objective type written examination) which will be notified in due course. The list of candidates whose applications are found valid or rejected after scrutiny will be made available in the Assam Public Service Commission’s website ( showing grounds for rejections in due course.



The name of the post applied for should be clearly written in “bold letters” in the Envelope containing the application form and it should be addressed to the Under Secretary, APSC.

b. The application form may be obtained by downloading the same from the APSC’s website

c. The last date of receiving duly filled up the application form in the Commission’s office is fixed on 29.01.2018 during office hours.

d. Applications (including applications received through the post) received after the last date fixed for receipt shall not be entertained.

e. Only applications which are signed by the candidates and accompanied by all particulars as called for in the application form prescribed by the Commission only shall be considered and candidates fulfilling all the terms of the advertisement of the respective posts shall be called for a Screening test / Viva-voce interview where necessary as decided by the Commission.


(i) All candidates, whether in Government Service or in Government owned undertaking or other similar organizations/Corporations/boards/ or in private employment may intimate their controlling authority instead of routing it through the same. However, the fact of the intimation may be apprised to the Commission by the candidate.

(ii) The Commission shall in no way be responsible in the event of any candidate after the appointment is not released by the concerned authority to enable him/her to join the new post.


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