UPSC recruitment 2018: The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared a notification regarding recruitment for posts of Administrative Officer in Geological Survey of India. Candidates can visit the official website http://www.upsc.gov.in/  to apply for the posts.

The total number of posts available is 16. Candidates should note that UPSC has decided to conduct a Computer Based Recruitment Test on September 23 to select the candidates.

Important information:

• The time duration of the exam will be of 2 hours with every question carrying equal marks.

• The test will have objective type questions with equal marks.

• The question paper will be divided into 2 parts with Part A set in English and Part B set in English and Hindi.

• Every wrong answer will carry a penalty of one-third of marks of that question.
• The test will be a total of 300 marks.

• The reporting time of the candidates at the examination centre is 12:30 pm.

• The test will be conducted on September 23, 2018, from 2 pm to 4 pm. Details of the examination:

PART A: General English

The first part aims to test the understanding of English language and vocabulary of the candidate.

PART B: General Ability

The second part aims to test the candidate’s general awareness about the following topics:

• Personnel Management and Industrial Relations

• Indian Union and International Affairs including Current Affairs

• General Science

• Computer Awareness & Basic knowledge of office automation software such as WORD/EXCEL

• General Mental Ability

• Office Management and Procedure

The candidates can view the official notification here-http://upsc.gov.in//sites/default/files/Addndm-16-AdmnOfcr-GSI-Eng_0.pdf