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UPSC announces new examination schedule

The UPSC CSE prelims will be held on October 4, 2020 and the mains will be held on January 8, 2021 The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has announced the updated schedule for the examinations that it conducts. As per the new schedule, the UPSC CSE prelims exam will be held on October 4, 2020 … Read more

Geological Structures and Maps

A course to help you develop 3-D visualisation and map interpretation skills by Lawrence Kanyan (GATE AIR-1) We are launching the online version of the campus taught ‘Geological Structures and Maps’ course. It has been designed to help undergraduate and graduate Earth Science students who wish to improve their map reading skills. This course is … Read more

Will the UPSC Geologist’s Mains Exam be postponed?

Unlike other UPSC examinations, the UPSC Combined Geo-scientists Examination, 2020 has not been postponed yet. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced on May 20th 2020 that ‘taking notice of the extension of several restrictions, the commission decided that it will not bepossible to resume examinations and interviews, for the present.’ For the examination scheduled … Read more

What is Earth Science?

Earth science or geoscience, as some people would call it, is an umbrella discipline that includes all fields of natural science related to the study of earth. This branch of science deals with the physical, chemical and biological constituents of the earth. Some scientists also include the study of nearby extraterrestrial neighbours within the domain … Read more

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