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BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Last Updated - September 22, 2017

BHEL Recruitment through GATE 2018 – Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited or BHEL is recruiting the graduate engineers through GATE 2018 Scores. The recruitment is open for the post of Engineer Trainees in BHEL. Applicants holding Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree can apply for the same. Candidates must fill in the BHEL recruitment through GATE Application form to apply. The application process will begin from January 11, 2018 and will run till February 3, 2018. 

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has announced recruitment of engineer trainees in the following streams:

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering

Candidates must have scores which are valid to get recruited in BHEL.

Important Dates

Candidates must apply and send acknowledgement slip to BHEL by the following dates:

BHEL Online Application Start DateJanuary 11, 2018
BHEL Online Application Closing DateFebruary 3, 2018

Selection Process

The selection process of BHEL requires you to have a qualifying GATE score. Then, you must clear the personal interview stage. Weightage given will be 75% to the GATE scores and 25% to the Interview. Physically challenged candidates will be given relaxation in cut off marks in concerned categories for interview. Some more details about the same are given below:

  1. Applicants for BHEL Recruitment through GATE 2018 will be shortlisted for the next step of the recruitment process on the basis of their GATE 2018 Scores (Out of 100).
  2. Candidates should refrain from providing any wrong/false information as this can be cause for disqualification.
  3. The candidates who qualify GATE will be called for a round of Personal Interview
  4. Mere issuing of Call letter of Interview does not imply the candidature has been cleared by the authority.

The candidates have to clear all rounds of the Selection Procedure to be finally eligible for Selection at the post of Engineer Trainees with BHEL.

The various Disciplines Required by BHEL are given below:

1. Mechanical Disciplines of Engineering

  • Industrial and Production Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Production and Tool Engineering
  • Production Technology Manufacturing Engineering/NIFFT Ranchi
  • Mechatronics
  • Manufacturing Process and Automation
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Manufacturing/Technology/Power Engineering

2. Electrical Disciplines of Engineering 

  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Electrical Instrumentation and Control High Voltage Engineering
  • Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering
  • Electrical Machine
  • Electronics and Power
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Plant Engineering,
  • Power Engineering
  • Energy Engineering

Read About PSU Recruitment through GATE

Number of Vacancies and Job Profile

The following table show you the post wise vacancies:

Mechanical Engineers30
Electrical Engineers20

Salary and Remuneration Package

During the training period, basic pay of INR 20600/- to 46500 will be paid. Following a successful training, trainees will be absorbed as Engineers with a pay scale of INR 24900 to 50500 with basic pay of INR 24900/-. Total Cost to Company will be INR 8 lakhs as Engineer Trainees

* Additional perks and benefits are applicable as per the rules.

Selected candidates will have to carry out service agreement bond of INR  2,00,000/- to serve the company for 3 years at least following training completion.

Candidates will also furnish surety bond executed by any of the following:

  • Parents
  • Guardians
  • Reliable Surety

Apart from basic pay, here are a few allowances that the engineers will enjoy:

  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. Perks and allowances
  3. Leave
  4. Leave Encashment
  5. Medical Facilities
  6. Related Pay
  7. HRA-Housing Rent Allowance
  8. Gratuity
  9. Performance Related Pay
  10. Subsidized Canteen Facilities
  11. Approximate CTC is INR 8.0 lakhs per annum as Engineer Trainee

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Service Bond

Selected candidates will have to execute a service agreement bond of INR 2,00,000/- to serve the company for 3 years after completion of training. Candidates will also be made to furnish surety bond. No request for transfer of candidate during training period and beyond will be entertained and in case outside influence is used, Rule 17 of the BHEL Conduct, Discipline and Appeal Rules 1975 comes into place.

Health and Medical

Applicants should possess sound  health and before joining, they have to undergo medical exam and company’s authorised officer will examine them . Appointment is subject to health standards prescribed by the firm. There will be no relaxing of health standards and BHEL Medical Examination Rules can be managed up close. Definition of Locomotor Disability and Hearing Impairment for PwD is as per the Disabilities Act 1995. Persons with less than 40% of relevant disability are not allowed for reservation. Physically challenged candidates have to give self attested comp of duly stamped medical certificate from a government hospital in relation to disability.

How to Apply

Applying for the Engineer trainee position is a 3 stage process:

Stage 1: Applying for exams

Stage 2: Applying to BHEL

Stage 3: Registration Number in Online Application for BHEL.

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Candidates who wish to become engineer trainees at BHEL then they will have to separately apply to BHEL for which its recruitment website will be activated from January 11 – February 3, 2018. Applications in hard copy must be sent in by February 3, 2018.  Detailed information is available at the official gate website provided below:

Alternatively, application can also be made to the following IITs:

Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Guwahati, Roorkee, Madras and Kharagpur.

Documents to be enclosed

  1. Acknowledgement Slip for BHEL with Photograph (photo should be same as application form)
  2. BHEL Challan copy for SBI payment
  3. Class 10 certificate (self-attested- proof of Date of Birth)
  4. Category certificate (self-attested-if applicable)
  5. Physically Handicapped Certificate-(self-attested-if applicable)
  6. Ex-servicemen certificate (self-attested- if applicable)
  7. Jammu and Kashmir Domicile Certificate (self-attested- if applicable)

Note: This must be sent to the Sr DGM, HRM, BHEL, Ranipet.

All candidates must look at online add and then apply. General or OBC candidates who are there have to pay processing fee else all are exempt

Step 1: Once the 3 part challan has been filled, it is deposited with non-refundable fee of INR 250 and banker’s seal/signature should be available regarding the signing authority on the challan.

Step 2: Fill OAF carefully as details cannot be changed later.

Step 3: After submission of OAF, unique acknowledgement number is given and candidate downloads acknowledgement flip.

Note: BHEL is not responsible for postal delays. While sending the acknowledgement slip, candidates should positively super scribe on the envelope: Candidate from _________ (Name of the state). BHEL officers should submit application through proper channel. Acknowledgement slip and challan should be properly preserved

Categories wise cutoff

Cut offs for BHEL through GATE 2018 selection  were as follows:

Mechanical Engineering64.6758.0048.0039.67
Electrical Engineering73.6765.0055.6751.33
Electronic Engineering74.6770.3358.3351.67

The GATE cutoff needed is on the higher side and only those in the top ranks stand a high chance of being called for the interview. On a general note, number of candidates called for the interview are 4 times more than the actual requirement. Top rankers choose the company they will join so PSUs always call extra candidates. Above GATE scores are cutoff for a call to interview. Some PSUs like Powergrid also consider the performance of the candidate. Most PSU recruitment depends on GATE scores. 

Read About BHEL Cut off

Application Form

Candidates can only fill the application form if they have a  registration number (available on the Admit Card). Candidates are advised to maintain extra copies of Passport Size Photograph used for as this will be needed during BHEL selection process. After submission of online application, acknowledgement slip will be generated with the Unique Acknowledgement Number. Candidates need to take a print out of the slip and lace a copy of their photo used for application, sign in the space given and send to the following address:


BHEL/Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd

Boiler Auxiliaries Plant

Indira Gandhi Industrial Complex

Ranipet- 632401

State: Tamil Nadu

Country: India


Candidates must have passed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or 5 year integrated Master’s Degree/ Dual degree programme in engineering or technology in the following disciplines from a recognised Indian university or institute:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering

Age Limit

  • As on September 1, 2016 candidates must be 27 years old (candidates born before 1/9/1988 cannot apply)
  • Age limit is 29 years for candidates with 2 years fill time post graduation in: Engineering or Business Administration/Management


There are some relaxations given to candidates from reserved categories. They are mentioned below:

1. For SC/ST candidates:

  • OBC(Non Creamy Layer)- Relaxation by 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen- Relaxation as per government rules
  • Candidates domiciled in state of J&K from 1/1/1981 to 31/12/1990- Relaxation by 5 years

2. For Physically challenged candidates, upper age limit is reliable by:

  • General category- 10 years
  • OBC (NCL)- 13 years
  • SC/ST- 15 years

General Instructions

Candidates should give final year mark sheets during interview. Those employed in state or central government and autonomous bodies or PSUs may only apply through proper channel or submit NOC at time of interview. Wrong information will lead to disqualification; admission at all stages will be provision subject to verification of eligibility. Candidates should have valid email ID while communicating with BHEL; official website provides details about how to access further communication.

Read About PSU through GATE 2018

Clear your doubts

Here are the answers to the FAQs often asked by BHEL candidates:

  1. Candidates in their third year whose results are awaited, are also eligible for the exams. 
  2. Candidates from AMIE, AMICE, AMIETE etc are not eligible to applying. Only those departmental candidates with AMIE qualifications can apply for position
  3. Post graduate students can opt for age relaxation.
  4. Candidates with BE or BTech in subjects other than specified are not eligible for recruitment to BHEL. However, Engineering graduate in Production and Industrial Engineering is eligible to apply in Mechanical discipline provided GATE exam is taken in ME code only.
  5. If you forget to take application acknowledgement number, visit the latest status page on the website and follow instructions for obtaining the number
  6. Though application can be viewed but no changes in application are possible
  7. Age relaxation for general candidates is not permitted
  8. Students can only apply for BHEL selection 2017 if they have appeared for GATE 2018
  9. SC/ST/OBC candidate without caste certificate can apply as General candidate
  10. NOC and application through proper channels is a must for state central government employees and PSU employees.
  11. OBC students and SC/ST must belong to NCL to obtain caste concessions
  12. There is reservation for physically handicapped candidates. 


GATE Exam 2018 is vital for entry into BHEL as a engineering trainee. Only successful completion of the GATE exam and scores above the cutoff will ensure recruitment into this PSU organization.



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