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BHEL Recruitment 2018 for Engineer Trainee through GATE

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Recruitment of Engineer Trainees through GATE 2018

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) offers a challenging and rewarding career to young and dynamic Graduates for recruitment of Engineer Trainees (ET) in the disciplines of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering through GATE 2018 Score. The BHEL GATE 2018 Online registration Open from 12th February, 2018 and close on 12th March, 2018

The complete details of the BHEL Recruitment through GATE 2018 like the eligibility criteria, important dates, application procedure, shortlisting and selection process can be checked form the article below

Company Profile

BHEL was incorporated in 1964 under the Indian Companies Act, 1956. BHEL, a Schedule - ‘A’ Maharatna CPSE, is today the largest Engineering Enterprise of its kind in India

BHEL caters to the needs of core sectors like Power, Transmission, Industry, Transportation (including Railways), Defence, Water and various industries like Petrochemicals, Petroleum, Steel, Cement, Fertilizers etc

It has 17 Manufacturing plants, 8 Service Centers and 4 Power Sector Regional Centers besides a large number of regional offices and project sites spread all over India

BHEL offers a challenging and rewarding career to young and dynamic graduates in the disciplines of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to contribute towards Nation building in the fields of Power, Industry, Transmission, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Defence & Water

Name of PSU: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL)

Available Posts: Engineer Trainees

Disciplines Required

Mechanical / Electrical

No. of Vacancies: 50 Seats

i. Mechanical - 30 Seats

ii. Electrical - 20 Seats

Job Location: All India, All States

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Indian

Age Limit (as on 01st September 2017)

Candidate’s age should be 27 years for General and OBC candidates (candidates born before 01st September 1990 are not eligible), 29 years for candidates who have studied two years full time Post Graduate in Engineering or Business Administration/ Management

The upper age limit is relaxable by 3 years for OBC candidates, 5 years for SC/ST candidates, 10 years for PWD candidates and other age relaxation as per rules [Relaxation for Reserved candidates will be in accordance with Govt. directives]

Educational Qualification

Candidates Educational Qualification should be Full-Time Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Technology or Five year integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree Programme in Engineering or Technology in the disciplines of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from a recognized Indian University/Institute

Important Note

Final year students - Candidates should be in a position to produce their Degree/Final year marks sheets by 01st July 2018 or at the time of Interview, whichever is earlier.

GATE Paper Allowed for BHEL Recruitment 2018

Equivalent Qualifications in Mechanical or Electrical Eng: For the above two disciplines of Engineering (i.e. Mechanical and Electrical) candidates with Engineering Degree in other disciplines considered equivalent by BHEL as below may also apply

Mechanical (ME)

Industrial and Production Eng; Industrial Eng.: Mechanical Production and Tool Eng.: Production Technology Manufacturing Eng. (NIFFT Ranchi); Mechatronics; Manufacturing Process & Automation; Power Plant Eng.: Production Eng.: Production & Industrial Eng.: Thermal Eng.: Manufacturing Technology; Power Engineering

Candidates having qualification in above engineering disciplines should take GATE-2018 paper only in ME code, if they wish to be considered for Mechanical discipline in BHEL

Electrical (EE)
Electrical & Electronics; Electrical, Instrumentation & Control; High Voltage Eng.: Power Systems & High Voltage Eng.: Electrical Machine; Electronics & Power; Power Electronics; Power Plant Eng.: Energy Eng.: Power Engineering

Candidates having qualification in above engineering disciplines should take GATE-2018 paper only in EE code, if they wish to be considered for Electrical discipline in BHEL

Reservation & Relaxation

For PWD candidates: Reservation for PWD candidates will be in accordance with Govt. directives

Upper age limit is relaxable for candidates belonging to the following categories as under:

i. SC/ST by 5 years

ii. OBC (NCL) by 3 years

Persons with Disabilities Candidates:

- by 10 years for General

- by 13 years for OBC (NCL)

- by 15 years for SC/ST.

Relaxation in age for Ex-Servicemen will be as per extant Govt. rules

Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec. 1989

Selection Process

Candidates interested in joining BHEL as Engineer Trainee will have to appear for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2018

Based on the GATE-2018 Marks and requirement, candidates will be shortlisted for Interview in order of merit in the ratio of 1:3 to the number of vacancies in each discipline and Category. Physically Challenged candidates will be accorded upto 50 relaxations below the cut-off marks in their respective categories for being shortlisted for interview
Please note that GATE Scores of 2018 will only be valid

The final merit list shall be prepared on the basis of 75% weightage to Written Test (GATE-2018) Score& 25% weightage to Interview Stage

Training & Emoluments

Selected Applicants will undergo training for one year. During the training period, basic pay of Rs 20600/- in the scale of pay of Rs 20600-46500/- will be paid. After successful completion of training, the trainees will be absorbed as Engineers in the scale of pay of Rs 24900-50500/- with a basic pay of Rs 24900/-

The approximate CTC is Rs 8.0 Lakhs per annum for ETs.

Medical Standards

Applicants should possess sound health. Before Joining, selected candidates will have to undergo medical exam by the Company’s Authorized Officer and the appointment will be subject to meeting the health standards prescribed by the Company. No relaxation in health standards is allowed

The company’s Medical Examination rules in brief can be accessed @ BHEL's Medical Examination Rules - hosted on the BHEL careers website

Application Fees

Processing Fee of requisite amount (Rs.300/- in the case of GEN/OBC (Non-Creamy) applicants payable online. (Fee is exempted in case of SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates).

Application Procedure

Eligible Interested Engineering Graduates Apply Online through BHEL ET Recruitment 2018 from 12th February, 2018 and close on 12th March, 2018

Step I

Fill the Details: Candidates must initiate the application process by clicking on the “Apply Online” link. Next, they must select the discipline to apply for and enter the valid GATE 2018 Registration No. Then candidates must fill the Personal details, Education Qualification details and submit the same. An Acknowledgement Number will be generated that has to be kept safe to login

Step II

Upload Scanned Images & Documents: Candidates must login using the “Acknowledgement Number” as user name and date of birth as password. They should upload the documents with specifications as mentioned in the table above and save the form

Step III

Payment of Application Fee: It is advisable to review the details before making the payment Application fee is Rs 300 plus service tax extra payable through Credit Card/DD/Net banking SC/ST/EXSM /PWD Candidates are exempt from paying any fee. Candidates are advised to take a printout of their application form
Candidates may visit BHEL Recruitment website (www.careers.bhel.in) for regular updates

For detailed information on GATE- 2018 and on-line submission of application for GATE-2018, interested candidates may log on to www.gate.iitr.ernet.in


Important Dates


GATE 2018 Registrations 31st August 2017


Last Date to register for GATE 2018: 05th October 2017


Date of GATE 2018 Admit Card: 05th January 2018


GATE 2018 Exam Dates: 03rd, 04th, 10th & 11th February 2018


Opening of On-line submission of application: 12th February, 2018 at 10:00 AM


Closing of On-line submission of application: 12th March, 2018 at 11:59 PM


Last Date for On-line payment of Fees : 13th March, 2018 at 11:59 PM


Interview Dates: To be notified


Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), New Delhi

(A Govt. of India Enterprise), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), The DGM /HR (Recruitment & MPP) HR Dept./Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, BHEL House, Sirifort New Delhi-110049, Website www.careers.bhel.in


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