NBCC Recruitment through GATE 2020

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    NBCC Recruitment through GATE 2020 – National Building Construction Corporation Ltd. (NBCC), a Maharatna company, will recruit the Civil Engineers graduates on the basis of GATE 2020 score for the position of Management Trainee.

    We provide you with the information you need for appearing for GATE 2020 recruitment at NBCC. We wish to ease you way through the recruitment process so that you get to achieve a fulfilling and satisfying career at the esteemed Public Sector Undertaking (PSU).

    About GATE 2020:
    This year, GATE 2020 is scheduled for February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020 in computer-based mode. The registration for is done from September 1 to October 1, 2019. Candidates with bachelors degree can apply on the official website of GATE.

    NBCC Vacancy

    NBCC will declare the number of candidates it looks forward to recruiting this year based on the results of Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering (GATE) 2020. Refer to the below grid to see the seats allocated, previous year, to different sectors of social strata:

    CATEGORYVACANCY IN 2019 (Tentative)

    Job Profile

    Job Position hiring for: Management Trainee (Civil Engineers).

    NBCC specializes in the Real estate, Infrastructure, Construction industries. It is one of the sought after PSUs where budding civil engineers gain exceptional experience, learn core business and management concepts, network extensively and are fruitfully compensated for their dedication, acumen and industrious efforts

    Salary Allowance through NBCC Recruitment

    NBCC, a Maharatna status PSU, offers the best industry-wide remuneration to its management trainees in return for their hard work, focus and sincerity. Refer to the below pay scale approach adopted by NBCC:

    During Training/ Probation PeriodAfter Confirmation as Permanent Employee
    Basic Pay + DA (on IDA pattern) + HRA (depending on the place where trainee has been posted)Basic Pay + DA+ HRA + Perks(44% of Basic Pay under Cafeteria Approach)+ CPF + Medical facility for self and dependents + Gratuity + leave encashment + Performance Related Pay or Bonus (PRP)

    *DA: Dearness Allowance

    *HRA: House Rent Allowance

    • Candidates successful in clearing the interview and recruitment procedures will be appointed to go through training during the probation span of 1 year.
    • Those who would successfully complete their training and tests will be confirmed at E1 level on the ran after post of Senior Project Executive (Civil) with a basic pay in the range of Rs. 16,400-Rs,40,500 that depends on meeting the required standard performance related or other criterion.

    Note: selected and appointed candidates as Management Trainees will be made to agree to and sign a Surety Bond to ensure that they serve NBCC for at least 3 years or return Rs. 1 lakh in case they decide to resign before the end of three years of tenure.

    How to Apply for NBCC Recruitment

    Candidates have to apply for NBCC Recruitment separately through an online process. The application forms and notification for the NBCC Recruitment through GATE 2020 will be soon available on the official website of GATE and NBCC. The candiates have to fill the application form by following the steps given below:

    1. Candidate has to initially register for GATE 2020 before filling the form for NBCC Recruitment before the last date. Then they have to separately register and fill the form for NBCC Recruitment available on the official website of NBCC.
    2. Enter authentic and true information- personal, academic and communication details. Verify that the e-mail ID given is correct and valid.
    3. You are also required to upload your passport sized photograph and signature in JPEG format. The size of the photograph must be less than 500 Kb and the size of signature must be less than 200 Kb.
    4. You will be then redirected to the fee payment page where you have to remi the fee through online mode (Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking)
    5. Post successful payment of application fee, the candidates receive an application number. Note down the same for further correspondence.

    Note: Candidates are advised to keep checking their mailbox and they must not miss telephone calls as they will be intimated about their interview through these modes after the GATE 2020 Result has been declared and the cutoff for NBCC has been decided.

    Application fee

    The general category candidates have to remit an application fee of INR 1000+ service tax and service charge in online mode during the application process for NBCC Recruitment through GATE 2020. The SC/ST category candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

    The candidates must keep the bank details or card details ready while making the payment. The fee is non-refundable and non-transferrable. 

    NBCC Cutoff for GATE

    Candidates are selected for NBCC Recruitment through GATE 2020 on the basis of the rank obtained in GATE 2020. The minimum rank considered for recruitment as a management trainee in NBCC is tabulated below:

    OBC>AIR 500
    SC/ST>AIR 1000

    NBCC Recruitment: Eligibility

    The candidates must make sure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria set by NBCC before applying for the post offered by it. The canidates can check the eligibility for NBCC recruitment below: 

    • Candidate must have passed or must be appearing in full-time Civil Engineering (Bachelor of Engg (B.E)/Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) from a recognised institute from Government of India with 60% CGPA.
    • Candidate must not be more than 29 years by the last date of submission of online applications.


    Refer to the table to infer the number of seats reserved for varying sectors of social strata:

    CATEGORYSEATS IN 2017%age reservation

    NBCC Recruitment Process

    • GATE 2020: those who wish to secure a job at NBCC first have to appear for GATE 2020 as scores from previous years’ attempts will NOT be considered for current year recruitment cycle
    • Selection process takes into consideration: GATE 2020 scores (70% proportion), Personal Interview and/or Group Discussion (30% proportion), and CGPA and results, and most importantly the document verification and screening procedure of the shortlisted candidates.
    • Group Discussion round mainly revolves around current, socio-economic and technological events- need for sustainable construction,bullet trains in India, women empowerment etc. Candidates should be well aware of all happenings in the country and must expand their general knowledge to make the first impression the lasting one
    • Personal Interview encompasses questions such as “What is your dream job”, “Why do you want to join a PSU like NBCC”, “Where do you want to take your career in the next 5 years”, “What are your strengths and weaknesses”. Candidates must familiarize themselves with the status of the company, its projects and standing in the industry. Exceptional communication skills and English proficiency will give you an edge over others so working on these parameters will take you a long way in your career at NBCC.

    You must carry the following documents for Verification at the time of Personal Interview:

    • 5 Passport sized photographs same as that uploaded on the application form and GATE registration form
    • Class X Marksheet, Pass Certificate
    • Class XII Marksheet, Pass Certificate
    • University degree/ Certificate of completion/ Marksheets of all semesters
    • Photo ID proof- PAN card/Aadhar card
    • Address proof- Passport/ Aadhar card


    Ques. Does college CGPA matter much? Is it okay to have poor CGPA but a great GATE score?

    Ans.GATE rank and score matter the most but having a good CGPA in college reinstates that the candidate was serious and consistent throughout his/her technical education which also led to him/her scoring a great GATE score. Thus, there is no compensation for poor CGPA. As per the norms, 60% is the minimum aggregate expected from the candidates. Minimum should not be taken as a benchmark!

    Ques. Does gap after college education affect candidacy for recruitment?

    Ans. If you have been working after completion of college and have secured great GATE 2019 score, then the gap in education will not matter much. Your interview may be swayed towards your previous job experiences which would be a positive for you.

    Ques. I am currently pursuing 8th semester of B.Tech (Civil), am I eligible to appear for recruitment while I’m still in last semester of college?

    Ans. No, you cannot appear in the recruitment if you do not have combined result of all four years and are awaiting this result. You shall not be eligible to appear for recruitment.



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