Today we are going to talk about the UPSC Geo Scientist Salary, eligibility, Allowances etc in detail.
Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist Examination (in short UPSC GE) is the exam conducted by UPSC for inducting Geologists into two Govt. departments
- Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines and
- Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water Resources.
The purpose of UPSC GE or Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist Examination is to recruit the following Officers for the aforementioned Departments:
Posts in the Geological Survey of India:
- Geologist, Group A
- Geophysicist, Group A
- Chemist, Group A
We will tell you in detail about the salary of UPSC Geo Scientist, post, rank, allowances etc in more clear view.
What is the Income of Geo Scientist ?
The UPSC Geo Scientist gets the handsome salary as well as there are lot of other benefits also that you get on this post. UPSC Geo Scientist gets the basic pay of Rs. 56100 or according to there posting region.
|Grade/Level on Pay Matrix||CGS Position in GSI’s SU/Regions/Divisions/Wing||IAS Position in the State Government(s)||IAS Position in the Central Government||IFS Position in the State Government||IFS Position in the Central Government||IPS Position in the State Government||Base Salary (per month)|
|Cabinet Secretary Grade (Pay level 18)||—||—||Cabinet Secretary of India||—||—||—||₹2,50,000|
|Apex Scale (Pay level 17)||Director General||Chief Secretary||Secretary||Principal Chief Conservator of Forests||Director General of Forest||Director General of Police||₹2,25,000|
|Higher Administrative Grade (HAG) (Pay level 15/16)||Additional Director General (Geology)||Principal Secretary||Additional Secretary||Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests||Additional Director General of Forests||Additional Director General of Forests||₹1,82,200/₹2,05,400|
|Senior Administrative Grade (SAG) (Pay level 14)||Deputy Director General (Geology)||Secretary||Joint Secretary||Chief Conservator of Forests||Inspector General of Forests||Inspector General of Police||₹1,44,200|
|Selection Grade (Pay level 13/ 13A)||Director (Geology)||Special Secretary||Director||Conservator of Forests/Deputy Conservator of Forests||Deputy Inspector General of Forests/ Assistant Inspector General of Forests||Superintendent of Police (selection grade)||₹1,18,500|
|Junior Administrative Grade (Pay level 12)||Superintending Geologist||Joint Secretary||Deputy Secretary||Deputy Conservator of Forest||Assistant Inspector General of Forests||Superintendent of Police||₹78,800|
|Senior Time Scale (Pay level 11)||Senior Geologist||Deputy Secretary||Under Secretary||Deputy Conservator of Forest||Assistant Inspector General of Forests||Additional Superintendent of Police||₹67,700|
|Junior Time Scale (Pay level 10)||Geologist||Under Secretary||Assistant Secretary||Assistant Conservator of Forests||Assistant Inspector General of Forests||Assistant Superintendent of Police||₹56,100|
In-hand salary of UPSC Geo Scientist
After the 7th Central Pay Commission was announced, all the categories under the UPSC Combined Geo-Scientist & Geologist salary have been increased as they get better pay now. The basic pay of Geo Scientist is Rs. 56,100 and after all deductions and addition the Geo Scientist In-hand salary is Rs. 70,866.
|House Rent Allowance (HRA) (X Class City)||6,300|
|Transport Allowance (TA)||7,344 (7,200 + 144)|
|Dearness Allowance (DA)||1,122|
Along with other allowances such as DA, HRA, etc.
|Post Category||Basic Salary|
Allowances and perks of UPSC Geo Scientist
As we all know the salary of UPSC Geo Scientist is great that also includes Dearness Allowances and HRA for all the scales.
The table below provides detailed information of all the allowances provided to the UPSC Geo Scientist.
|1.||Travel Allowances||There UPSC Geo Scientist gets the full travelling allowance or reimbursement of the money spent on petrol/diesel.|
|2.||Leased Accommodation||The UPSC Geo Scientist mostly provide their employees either a quarter to stay in or gives an option to lease a house for which the govt. is accountable for providing the rent.|
|3.||Medical Reimbursement||The govt. also provide a fixed amount to their employees for medical treatment.|
Eligibility to become Geo Scientist
Those who want to become a Geo Scientist, it is important for them to have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics at their senior secondary level, i.e 10+2. The candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in either Chemistry, Physics, Geology or any other discipline relevant to geosciences. Those who have studied Mathematics or Information Technology at the Bachelor’s degree level as minor subjects will find themselves in a much more beneficial position.
Any job that comes under UPSC seen as the most respectable and proudable as well as safest job post in India. Lakhs of candidates every year appear for UPSC exams and UPSC Geo Scientist is one of that rank post. The UPSC Geo Scientist gets the attractive earning with lot of allowances and benefits that makes it perfect for anyone. Here in this post we have discuss the detailed information about UPSC Geo Scientist salary, job profile, allowances, benefits and perks. You can also compare UPSC Geo Scientist salary with that of UPSC IAS vs IPS Salary that will help you to decide where you want to make your career. If there is any question coming in your mind you can ask in our comment section mentioned below. Stay tuned with us for more detailed Info.