BHEL Recruitment through GATE

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    Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) will recruit graduate engineers based on GATE 2020 Scores. BHEL Recruitment through GATE is only for the graduates or post graduates of Mechanical and Electrical branch. The online application forms will be available soon at the official website i.e.

    All the eligible candidates with a valid GATE score can apply for the recruitment process. After that, candidates will be shortlisted based on their  GATE Cut Off. All the shortlisted candidates will be called for Personal Interview round and the final selection will be based on the overall performance of the candidate. IIT Delhi had released  GATE 2020 Result on March 13, 2020. Candidtaes can download their scorecards from March 19 to May 31, 2020.  Download Now

    Candidates must go through the article know more about application form, eligibility criteria, important dates, selection process, posts, pay scale and more.

    About BHEL Recruitment

    Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited owned and founded by the Government of India, is an engineering and manufacturing company based in New Delhi, India. BHEL is India's largest power generation equipment manufacturer and was established in 1964.

    Posts availableEngineer Trainees
    DisciplinesMechanical or Electrical
    Total VacanciesMechanical - 30 posts (tentative)
    Electrical - 20 posts (tentative)

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    BHEL Important Dates

    BHEL Recruitment Important Dates

    BHEL Online Application Start DateTo be announced
    BHEL Online Application Closing DateTo be announced
    Closing of on-line paymentTo be announced

    BHEL Eligibility Criteria

    BHEL Recruitment Eligibility Criteria 

    Educational Qualification

    Candidates must have passed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or 5-year integrated Master’s Degree/ Dual degree program in engineering or technology in the following disciplines from a recognized Indian university or institute:

    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering

    Age Limit

    • Candidates must be 27 years old (candidates born before 1/9/1992 cannot apply)
    • Age limit is 29 years for candidates with 2 years full time PG in: Engineering or Business Administration/Management

    Age Relaxation

    There are some relaxations given to candidates from reserved categories.

    • For SC/ST candidates: Relaxation by 5 years
    • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer): Relaxation by 3 years
    • Ex-servicemen: Relaxation as per government rules
    • Candidates domiciled in state of J&K from 1/1/1981 to 31/12/1990: Relaxation by 5 years
    • For Physically challenged candidates, the upper age limit relaxation is: General category- 10 years, OBC (NCL)- 13 years, SC/ST- 15 years

    Also Check GATE Eligibility Criteria

    Steps to Apply for BHEL

    BHEL Recruitment 2020 - How to Apply

    To apply for Engineer Trainee position at BHEL, candidates will have to visit the official web portal of BHELThe application portal will be activated soon.

    Steps to Apply are:  

    Step 1: Go to the official website and click on “Apply Online”

    Step 2: Select the discipline and enter your GATE Registration Number

    Step 3: Fill personal, educational and other required details.

    Step 4: An acknowledgment number will be generated which must be kept safe.

    Step 5: Next, upload the scanned documents as asked and click on “Save and Proceed”

    Step 6: Pay the application fee of INR 300 (additional taxes applicable) through Credit/ Debit card/Net Banking.

    BHEL Selection Process

    BHEL Recruitment 2020 - Selection Process

    Candidates must have qualifying GATE Scores to get recruited at BHEL. Candidates will be selected based on the Personal Interview session.

    • Weightage given will be 75% to the GATE Scores and 25% to the Interview
    • Physically challenged candidates will be given relaxation in cut off marks in concerned categories for interview
    • Refrain from providing any wrong/false information as this can be cause for disqualification
    • Issuing of Call letter of Interview does not imply the candidature has been cleared by the authority.
    • Candidates have to clear all rounds of the Selection Procedure to be finally eligible for Selection at the post of Engineer Trainees with BHEL recruitment through GATE

    BHEL Number of Vacancies

    The following table shows you the post wise vacancies (tentative):

    Mechanical Engineers30
    Electrical Engineers20

    BHEL Pay Scale & Bond

    BHEL Recruitment - Salary and Remuneration Package

    • During the training period, basic pay of INR 20600/- to 46500 will be paid. 
    • Following successful training, trainees will be absorbed as Engineers with a pay scale of INR 24900 to 50500 with basic pay of INR 24900/-. Total Cost to Company will be INR 8 lakhs as Engineer Trainees

    Apart from basic pay, here are a few allowances that the engineers will enjoy:

    1. Dearness Allowance – 126.9% of basic pay
    2. Perks and allowances – 46% of basic pay and
    3. Leave
    4. Leave Encashment
    5. Medical Facilities
    6. Related Pay
    7. HRA-Housing Rent Allowance
    8. Gratuity
    9. Performance Related Pay
    10. Subsidized Canteen Facilities

    BHEL Recruitment Service Bond

    Selected candidates will have to execute a service agreement bond of INR 2,00,000/- to serve the company for 3 years after completion of training.

    • Candidates will also be made to furnish a surety bond.
    • No request for transfer during the training period and beyond will be entertained and in case outside influence is used, Rule 17 of the BHEL Conduct, Discipline and Appeal Rules 1975 comes into place.

    Health and Medical

    Applicants should possess sound health and before joining, they have to undergo medical exams and the company’s authorized officer will examine them.

    • Appointment is subject to health standards prescribed by the firm. 
    • There will be no relaxing of health standards and BHEL Medical Examination Rules can be managed up close.
    • Definition of Locomotor Disability and Hearing Impairment for PwD is as per the Disabilities Act 1995. 
    • Persons with less than 40% of relevant disability are not allowed for a reservation. Physically challenged candidates have to give self-attested comp of a duly stamped medical certificate from a government hospital in relation to disability.

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    BHEL Cut Off

    BHEL Categories wise Cutoff

    The cut of previous years of BHEL Recruitment through GATE is provided below:

    GATE Cut off for BHEL recruitment 2018

    Cut-Off GATE Scores (out of 100) - Shortlisted for InterviewsCut-Off Marks (out of 100) for Final Selection

    GATE Cut off for BHEL recruitment 2017


    GATE Cut off for BHEL recruitment 2016


    BHEL Recruitment - General Instructions

    • Candidates should give final year mark sheets during interview. 
    • Those employed in state or central government and autonomous bodies or PSUs may only apply through proper channel or submit NOC at time of interview. 
    • Wrong information will lead to disqualification; admission at all stages will be provision subject to verification of eligibility. 
    • Candidates should have valid email ID while communicating with BHEL, official website provides details about how to access further communication.

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    1 Comment
    abhay kumar

    but last year bhel conduct its own exam to recruit engineers so are you sure that rather than conducting own exam they will recruit it through gate 2020

    25 Feb, 2020 15:56

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