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NALCO Recruitment through GATE

Last Updated - June 21, 2018

NALCO Recruitment through GATE 2018 – National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) recruits graduate engineers through GATE 2018 score. The company is recruiting engineers from Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Electronics and Instrumentation streams. Eligible and GATE qualified candidates can apply online for NALCO recruitment till May 25, 2018. The final selection of the candidates will be based on the interview and GATE score.

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Read on to know more about the NALCO recruitment through GATE, official notification, important dates, eligibility criteria, vacancy, application process and selection criteria.


National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), a Navratna Company is the largest integrated Alumina – Aluminium Complex of Asia with its present turnover of more than INR 7933 crores. To achieve its vision to be a reputed global company in the metals and enery sector, NALCO is looking for committed, promising and competent young graduate engineers. 

Important Dates

EventImportant Date
Application for NALCO RecruitmentApril 23, 2018
Last date to fill the application formMay 25, 2018
Interview datesTo be notified

Total Vacancy

Engineering branchNo. of vacancies


The salary that will be provided to graduate trainees is Rs.16400-3%-40500 for one year. And the salary which will be provided after one year of training is Rs. 24900-3%-50500.A service agreement Bond of Rs. 3,00,000/- or Rs.4,00,000/- for training which will be imparted abroad, is to be executed by the candidate on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.1500/- in order to work with the company for a minimum period of 4 years after completing the training of one year.

The approximate CTC* hence will be 8.2 lakhs per annum during the training period and when the confirmation is made after working for one year to E1 grade, the CTC* would be approximate 12.12 lakhs per annum. Along with the basic salary, employees will be entitled to Dearness Allowance, which is a prerequisite under cafeteria approach, HRA, medical facility for self & dependents and superannuation benefits which are: Contributory, Provident Fund, Gratuity, per rules of the Company in force from time to time during training/after absorption.

Basic Cutoff for Applying

Cut off for Nalco is evaluated considering different factors.Some of the factors are

  • IT is decided based on the number of students who all together appeared for the NALCO exam.
  • Then, they consider the number of students who have actually cleared the exam
  • The difficulty level of question paper is also taken into consideration.
  • The number of vacancies which are available for recruitment of candidates is considered.
  • They could also consider cut off marks sectional wise of the paper.

You can check the expected cut off on the official website of NALCO.



Eligibility Criteria

  1. Only Indian Nationals can apply under NALCO recruitment through GATE.
  2. Candidates should have all the eligibility criteria required for applying in GATE 2018 and a full-time Regular Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology with a minimum aggregate of 65% for general category and OBC category and 55% aggregate for SC/ST/PWD category taking an average of all semesters or years.
  3. 30 years is the age limit for the aspirants of general category whilst 33 years is for OBC and 35 for SC/ST categories.
  4. Candidates in the final year of Engineering or MCA can also apply for this exam. But, they will only be considered if they pass their examination with the required percentage which is same as mentioned above. The candidate must have passed this exam before their personal interview.
  5. All the qualifications must be from recognized Government Universities or Institutions, UGC recognized Universities or Institutions, UGC recognized Indian deemed Universities or AICTE approved courses from autonomous institutes or concerned statutory council(wherever applicable).
  6. If the candidate has been awarded CGPA/OGPA or any letter grade, they must declare the equivalent percentage of marks according to the norms of University/ Institute in the online application form.

Disciplines and GATE Paper Allowed for NALCO Recruitment

Engineering branchDisciplines consideredGATE 2018 Paper Code
MechanicalMechanical / Production EngineeringME
ElectricalElectrical / Power EngineeringEE
MetallurgyMetallurgical EngineeringMT
ElectronicsElectronics / Instrumentation/Telecom/Electrical EngineeringEC
lnstrumentationElectronics / Instrumentation/Telecom/Electrical EngineeringIN

Application Process

NALCO Recruitment Through GATE 2018 Information Brochure: Click Here

  • Candidates have to apply using their GATE Registration number in the career section of NALCO website.
  • While filling the form, you have to click on the online application link on the official website and read all the instructions before you start filling the complete information.
  • Aspirants of Nalco have to upload a scanned copy of their recent passport size color photograph, GATE Admit Card and of your signature which is similar to what you submitted during your GATE  application form.

Documents Required

Note that all documents have to be in .jpg format and within 100 KB in size.

  • Copy of GATE 2018 admit card
  • Passport photo similar to GATE
  • Scanned copy of Signature same as GATE
  • Prescribed qualification/mark sheet as per the requisite qualification
  • ePayment Receipt must be in pdf format

Important: A candidate can apply for one post/discipline only. Candidates applying for more than one post / discipline will not be considered.

Selection Process

The candidates who are seeking to be employed with NALCO must be medically fit according to NALCO’s pre-employment medical standard. The candidates who will be selected will undergo a medical examination by NALCO Medical Board. The results declared will be a final decision for approved medical fitness. No relaxation in health standards as indicated in the medical rules of the Company is allowed.

Read More GATE Score Calculation

Candidates must obtain valid scores in GATE 2018, a merit will be taken out. These candidates will then be interviewed for the position of Graduate Engineer Trainees. Candidate should also obtain valid qualifying marks in GATE for the streams. These marks will be fixed by the authority according to the different streams.

Contact Details

NALCO Bhawan,

P/1, Nayapalli,

Bhubaneswar - 751 013,




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