BEL Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme

BEL Probationary Engineer Recruitment

Bharat Electronics Ltd BEL is conducting a common written exam for recruitment of the candidates in the post of Engineers in different disciplines including the following:

  • Computer Science
  • Electronics & Communications
  • Mechanical and
  • Civil Engineering

The exam is held every year in the months of July/ August respectively on the dates as specified for this purpose.


As there is no description regarding the exam pattern on the official BEL site this is a broad description of pattern on the basis of previous years exams of BEL

The BEL Entrance Exam is an objective type test having multiple choice questions

Total no of questions =150

Time = 3hrs

150 questions in 180mins.

Topics Covered

The BEL examination is divided into two sections

First section – consists of 30 questions which includes

General Aptitude

Comprehension/ Passage based questions

Data Interpretation

Logical Reasoning

General Knowledge questions

Second section – consists of 120 questions of your stream. Basics of your stream from the very starting till the end.


No marks are deducted for unattempted questions

There is negative marking of -0.25 for each wrong answer and hence you should be cautious in making guesses.


Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is an Indian state-owned aerospace and defence company with about nine factories, and few regional offices in India. BEL was brought into existence in the year 1954 at Bangalore. It is owned by the Indian Government & primarily manufactures advanced electronic products for the Indian Armed Forces. Now BEL has gone much beyond the defence products they are famous for, they have made inroads into civilian products as well BEL is one of the eight PSUs under Ministry of Defence. It has even earned the government’s Navratna status. With massive infrastructure in the form of nine ISO certified manufacturing plants based on the state-of-the-art technology and many regional offices in all the major cities of the country as well as in New York and Singapore, BEL beckons the best brains of the country to be on board – come , and be a part of us!!.

Also See: BEL Recruitment 2017 for Probationary Engineers – Eligibility, Application, Dates