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SAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018

Last Updated - September 13, 2017

SAIL, also known as, Steel Authority of India will accept GATE Scores of eligible candidates who wish to be recruited as Management Trainees (Technical). The application form for SAIL Recruitment through GATE can be filled starting from January 2018.

  • SAIL will recruit 246 candidates for the Post of Management Trainee through GATE 2018. 
  • Those who qualify any of the paper (Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, Mining Engineering) in GATE can apply for the given post. 
  • Applicants making it to GATE PSU Cut off will be required to sit for a written exam and a personal interview.
  • Candidates successfully qualifying the written test will be called for next round of selection process i.e. personal interview.
  • Applicant’s GATE Score, performance in written test and interview will be considered for SAIL Recruitment. 
SAIL Recruitment Through GATE 2018 

Read About  GATE Cut off

SAIL Recruitment: Job Details

Probation- Candidates selected as Management Trainees will be placed on training for one year. The Management Trainees (Technical) will be registered as Apprentices under the provisions of Apprentices Act, 1961. After successful completion of training, the candidates shall be placed on probation for one year.

Read About PSU Recruitment through GATE

Number of Vacancies in SAIL

Computer Science5
Electronics and Instrumentation9

Salary and Allowance

Management Trainee in SAIL will offer Basic Pay of INR 20,600 Per month in the pay scale of INR 20,600 – 3% –  46,000. After completing the probation of 1 year, Management trainee will be promoted to the position of Junior Manager in same pay scale.

Other than Basic pay, MTs will also get Dearness Allowance.They will also get perquisites under the cafeteria approach and benefits like PF, Gratuity and other allowances. Other than these, benefits like leaves, free medical facility, housing/HRA, etc. will be provided.

The total CTC would be INR 7.5 lakh p/a.

SAIL Recruitment: Eligibility Criteria 

To be eligible for the post of Management Trainee (Technical) through GATE scores, applicants have to fulfill the eligibility criteria prescribed by the official authorities. Given below are the requirements based on age and education. 

Educational Qualifications 

Candidates must have secured 65% aggregate marks in Engineering (Full Time), in the discipline of Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Metallurgy, Ceramics, Mining, Chemical Engineering. For Computer Science discipline, MCA Degree (3 years) holders with 65% marks can also apply.  

Candidates from SC/ST/PwD categories must have secured 55% marks in B.Tech for applying in SAIL recruitment through GATE.

Candidates are required to check the eligibility criteria before they apply. It is mandatary for candidates to fulfill the written criteria. The below table describes all the important job details:

Main DisciplinesEligible Engineering Streams
MechanicalMechanical & Automation/ Mechatronics/ Industrial and Production Engineering/ Industrial Engineering/ Mechanical Production and Tool Engineering/Production Technology Manufacturing Engineering/ Manufacturing Process and Automation/ Production Engineering/ Power Engineering
ElectricalElectrical & Electronics / Electrical, Instrumentation & Control / Power Systems & High Voltage Engg./ Electrical Machine/ Electronics & Power/ Power Electronics/ Power Plant Engineering / Energy Engineering
Electronics & InstrumentationElectronics & Power / Electronics & Instrumentation / Instrumentation & Control/ Electrical, Instrumentation & Control / Instrumentation & Automation Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics Design & Technology/ Applied Electronics/Power Electronics/ Electronics & Communication/ Electrical & Electronics/ Industrial Electronics/ Mechatronics/ Electronics & Control

Age Criteria

The maximum age limit to apply for the post of Management Trainee (Technical) is 30 yaers as on June 30, 2018. Check the complete age criteria from the table given below: 

CategoryAge Limit
General30 years
OBC33 years
SC/ ST35 years

SAIL Recruitment: Steps to Apply

Registration for SAIL Recruitment can be done in online mode only. The application form will be available on the official website of SAIL. Applications received after the due date will not be accepted.

SAIL Application Form will be available in the month of January 2018. Perform the following steps to fill the application form: 

  1. Visit the official website of SAIL-
  2. Click on the ‘Career’ tab and further go to ‘current job openings/online registration’
  3. Click on the desired post’s link. Read the necessary details and proceed.
  4. Perform the registration by filling the required information and obtain the registration number and password.
  5. Use the registration id and password to log in and proceed to fill the application form.
  6. Fill the application form and upload the scanned copy of photograph and signatures in the dimensions specified.
  7. Pay the application fee and click on Submit to make the final submission.

Documents Required for Registration

  • Valid email id
  • Scanned images of Passport size photo and signatures
  • Transaction id/no. for the online payment of application fee.

Application Fee 

Candidates have to pay an application fee of INR 500 at the time of application form submission. It can be paid in offline mode through demand draft in favor of Steel Authority of India Limited, Bhilai Steel Plant. The table below represents category wise application fee. 

CategoryAplication Fee
General/ OBCINR 500
SC/ ST/ PwDINR 100

SAIL Written Test Exam Pattern

Candidates those who will appear for the SAIL Recruitment test after GATE 2018 must know about the Written exam Pattern. There will 5 sections namely Quant, Verbal, Domain Knowledge, Reasoning and General Knowledge. Questions will be MCQ based. There are total 200 questions. Each question carries 1 mark each. There is negative marking of .25 mark for every wrongly answered question. The total time duration of SAIL written test is 150 minutes.

Exam Pattern Highlights

No. of Sections5
Total Questions200
Total Marks200
Negative Marking.25
Total Duration150 Minutes

Candidates those who score 50% or above in written test will be eligible for the personal interview round.

Documents required at the time of SAIL Recruitment Interview

Candidates must bring the following documents at the time of interview:

  • Two recent passport size colour photograph duly self-attested.
  • All educational Certificates and Mark sheets from Matric onwards
  • Certificate of Registration issued by Indian Medical Council
  • Experience Certificate, if any
  • Caste/ Category Certificate issued by Competent Authority in case of SC/ST/OBC candidates.
  • Disability Certificate issued by Competent Authority in case of PWD candidates
  • NOC from present Employer, if already employed in Govt./PSU/Autonomous bodies.



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