Hiring of Young Professionals and Consultants in various offices of Central Ground Water Board (CGWB)

Age Limit:

  • Maximum age limit for appointment of Young Professionals shall be 30 years as on 01.01.2020 (born on or after 01.01.1990) and that for consultants shall be 65 years as on 01.01.2020 (born on or after 01.01.1955)


Name of Position Minimum Educational Qualification Essential Work Experience Desirable Experience, knowledge & skills
ConsultantMasters degree (MSc/MS/MTech/MScTech or equivalent) in Geology/Applied Geology/Earth Science/ GeoScience/ Hydrogeology from a recognized university.10 years working experience in the field of groundwater/hyd rogeologyWorking knowledge of GIS.

Working knowledge of computers and common software packages (MS WORD, EXCEL etc.)

Proficiency in compilation, editing and reviewing of scientific reports in English language.
Young Professional (Ground Water)Masters degree (MSc/MS/MTech/MScTech or equivalent) in Geology/Applied Geology/Earth Science/GeoScience/Hydrogeology from a recognized university. NILWorking experience in the field of groundwater/ hydrogeology.

Working as JRF, SRF, RA or project fellows after obtaining the minimum qualification will also be considered as experience.

Working knowledge of GIS software.

Working knowledge of computers and common software packages (MS WORD, EXCEL etc.)

Working knowledge of geoscientific software

Number of vacancies at various offices of CGWB:

Office of CGWB Number of Young Professionals Number of consultants
Central Region, Nagpur0501
Eastern Region, Kolkata0201
Mid-Eastern Region, Patna0301
North Central Chhattisgarh Region, Raipur0201
North Central Region, Bhopal0601
North Eastern Region, Guwahati0201
Northern Region, Lucknow0501
South Easter Region, Bhubaneswar0301
Southern Region, Hyderabad0401
South Western Region, Bengaluru0301
West Central Region, Ahmadabad0301
Western Region, Jaipur0501
Central Head Quarters, Faridabad0502


  • No TA/DA will be provided for attending the interview/joining, irrespective of selection.

Interested candidates may apply by submitting their details as per prescribed format as per the applicability of the position by 1700 hours on 25th April 2020.

Interested candidates can read the full notification before applying for the job.

About CGWB:

Central Ground Water Board (CGWB), a subordinate office of the Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India, is the National Apex Agency entrusted with the responsibilities of providing scientific inputs for management, exploration, monitoring, assessment, augmentation, and regulation of groundwater resources of the country. Central Ground Water Board was established in 1970 by renaming the Exploratory Tube wells Organization under the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. It was merged with the Ground Water Wing of the Geological Survey of India during 1972.

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