WBSEDCL Recruitment through GATE 2020, Dates, Eligibility, Registration and Selection Process

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    WBSEDCL Recruitment through GATE 2020- West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company (WBSEDCL) will recruit Electrical Engineers, Computer Science, Information Technology, and Mechanical Engineers for the position of Assistant Engineer. The recruitment will be done on the basis of GATE score of candidates. 

    • The authorities have released the notification for the same but there is no information about the schedule of the counselling process. 
    • In the recruitment process of WBSEDCL, only GATE 2020 scores will be considered valid.
    • Candidates with the scores of previous years cannot apply for the same. 

    GATE 2020 was successfully conducted on Feb 1, 2, 8, and 9, 2020 and IIT Delhi had released the result on March 13, 2020. All the qualified candidates can download their scorecard till Dec 31, 2020 by making a payment of INR 500. Candidtes can go through the article to know more about the application process, selection process, and eligibility criteria

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    WBSEDCL application form will be available soon after the release of official notification by authorities. Qualified candidates are required to apply separately through this online application. Candidates should have scored well and secured a respectable rank in GATE 2020 in order to qualify for subsequent recruitment rounds at the PSU.

    WBSEDCL Important Dates

    WBSEDCL Application Date 

    The first step to Application is the filling up and submission of the Online Application form on the official website. Pay attention to the important dates below

    Starting Date to Apply Online & for Payment of Fee.To be announced
    Last Date of Applying OnlineTo be announced

    Vacancy, Profile, Salary

    WBSEDCL Vacancy

    WBSEDCL is expected to recruit 113 engineers on the basis of their GATE 2020 scores. Refer to the table below to see the break up between the two streams it has decided to recruit from.

    StreamNo. Of Vacancies
    Assistant Engineer Electrical (EE)To be announced
    Assistant Engineer Civil (CE)To be announced

    Job Profile

    Assistant Engineer: WBSEDCL will recruit for Electrical and Civil Engineers for the position of Assistant Engineer.

    • This position and capacity promise holistic development of the appointed candidates not only technically but also personality-wise and confidence-wise.
    • It involves a whole lot of fieldwork and interaction with consumers and stakeholders at the same time.

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    WBSEDCL appreciates hard work, dedication, focus and sincerity in the form of a handsome remuneration as well as incentives on a daily basis

    PAY-SCALERs. 15,600 – Rs. 39,100
    GRADE PAYRs. 5,400

    Service Bond of Rs, 1,50,000 for a time span of 4 years from the date of joining the company (including a 1-year probation/training period) is required to be agreed to and signed by the appointed candidates for the position of Assistant Engineer.

    WBSEDCL Cut Off Criteria

    WBSEDCL Cut off

    The candidates should have obtained a valid score in GATE 2020 i.e. a score greater than or equal to the qualifying marks set by the authorities in the respective ME, EE, EC, CH papers. The following basic cutoffs could be used as an indicator of the mindset of the recruiting company

    Although the GATE Cutoff is usually not revealed by WBSEDCL, since 80% weight is assigned to the GATE score we advise you to try and fall in the below rank ranges in order to secure guaranteed recruitment at WBSEDCL.

    CategoryAll India Rank
    OBC>AIR 500
    SC/ST>AIR 1000

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    WBSEDCL Eligibility

    WBSEDCL Eligibility

    1. A valid score in GATE 2020 - Civil Engineering (CE) paper, Electrical Engineering (EE) paper obtained a valid score i.e. a score greater than or equal to the qualifying marks fixed for that paper.
    2. B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering) Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics (Combined)/ Civil Engineering.
    3. 18-27 years is the age range for candidates to fall in as of 1.01.2020


    1. 3 years- OBC
    2. 5 years- SC/ST
    3. 10 years- PWD

    *Final year students are eligible to apply

    *Only SC/ST from West Bengal will stand eligible to avail relaxations given to SC/ST category under the recruitment procedure and policies.

    WBSEDCL Application Process

    WBSEDCL Application Process

    Application Steps:

    1. Ensure that you have valid Email address, contact number and scanned copies of photograph and signature (not greater than 50 KB in size).
    2. Navigate to the official website: website
    3. Click on “Career @ WBSEDCL” —> “Recruitment of Assistant Engineer (Electrical) & Assistant Engineer (Civil) through GATE 2020 ″.
    4. Click on “Apply Online” .
    5. Fill in all the fields carefully and click on Submit Form.
    6. Take a printout of your form.
    7. Make payment to United Bank of India (for General candidates).
    8. Send the Application form after pasting your photograph and signing it, copy of Challan, self-attested photocopies of all certificates and documents to The Advertiser, Post Bag No. 781, Circus Avenue Post Office, Kolkata-700017 through ordinary post. 

    WBSEDCL Application Fee

    Refer to the table below to understand the procedure for payment of Application to WBSEDCL fee

    CandidateApplication Fee
    GENERALRs. 400/-by depositing in any branch of United Bank of India through a triplicate Challan.
    SC, ST, PWDExempted

    No other mode of payment is accepted and the fee is non-refundable in all circumstances

    *The Challan has to be sent along with a hard copy of Application form and other certificates and documents.

    WBSEDCL Selection Process

    WBSEDCL Selection Process

    Candidates selected for the Interview process will be intimated by Call/SMS.

    Take a printout of your call letter by logging in with the same credentials as their Application form. Following are the components and weights assigned to each of them in the recruitment process:

    1. GATE 2020 (80% weight): interested and eligible candidates need to appear in GATE 2020 in papers of their streams/branches- Civil Engineering paper (ME), Electrical Engineering (EE) paper
    2. Only the candidates scoring valid score i.e. a score greater than or equal to the qualifying marks fixed by the GATE authorities will be shortlisted for the next round of recruitment.
    3. Personal Interview (10% weight): encompasses questions such as “What is your dream job”, “Why do you want to join a PSU like WBSEDCL”, “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 stand in the industry.

    Most Importantly: Core technical and academic concepts must be very strong as they also reflect your capability to score high marks in GATE paper

    1. Group Discussion (10% weight): 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.

    Documents Required

    You must carry all your necessary documents and certificates for verification purposes

    • 5 Passport-sized photographs
    • Interview call letter (original and photocopy)
    • GATE 2020 scorecard
    • 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
    • Caste status/disability proofs at the time of personal interview.
    • Two photocopies of each document.

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