WBSEDCL Recruitment through GATE 2020

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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 on the basis of their GATE score.

WBSEDCL application form will be available from January 05, 2020 (tentative). Qualified candidates are required to apply separately through this online application. Candidates should have scored well and secured a respectable rank inGATE 2020 in order to qualify for subsequent recruitment rounds at the PSU.

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GATE 2020 is scheduled for multiple sessions from February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020 in online mode. All the successful applicants can download the GATE Admit card from January 03, 2020. The exam consists of 65 objective and numerical type questions to be solved within 3 hours.


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

Job Profile

Assistant Engineer: WBSEDCL is recruiting Mechanical engineers, Electrical engineers and Computer Science/IT 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 field work and interaction with consumers and stakeholders at the same time.

Don’t let this opportunity of working at such a renowned PSU slip from your hands!

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WBSEDCL appreciates hard work, dedication, focus and sincerity in the form of a handsome remuneration as well as incentives on 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 1 year probation/training period) is required to be agreed to and signed by the appointed candidates for the position of Assistant Engineer.

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

EventDate (Tentative)
Starting Date to Apply Online & for Payment of Fee.January 05, 2020
Last Date of Applying OnlineMarch 24, 2020

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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
SC/ST>AIR 1000


  1. Valid score in GATE 2020 - Mechanical Engineering (ME) paper, Electrical Engineering (EE) paper, for Computer Science (CS) Paper and 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)/ Mechanical Engineering/ B.Sc (H) in Physics with 3 years B.Tech in Electrical Engineering/ Power 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 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 acceptable and the fee is non-refundable in all circumstances

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

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 (Mechanical) and Assistant Engineer (Computer Engineer/Information Technology) 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. 

Selection Process

Candidates selected for 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- Mechanical 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.

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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