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WBSEDCL Recruitment through GATE 2018

Last Updated - August 18, 2017

WBSEDCL Recruitment through GATE 2018- 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 scores in GATE 2018.

WBSEDCL application form will be available from February 27 – March 24, 2018. Interested and qualified candidates are required to apply separately through this online application.

Candidates should have scored well and secured a respectable rank in GATE 2017 in order to qualify for subsequent recruitment rounds at the PSU.

*Dates are tentative


WBSEDCL has declared that it plans to recruit 113 engineers on the basis of their GATE 2018 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!

Read About PSU Recruitment through GATE


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 filling the GATE 2018 form which has the following details

The second 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

Starting Date to Apply Online & for Payment of Fee.February 27, 2018
Last Date of Applying OnlineMarch 24, 2018

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Cut off

The candidates should have obtained a valid score in GATE 2018 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 CutoffScore is usually not revealed by WBSEDCL, but 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 a guaranteed recruitment at WBSEDCL.

CategoryAll India Rank
SC/ST>AIR 1000


  1. Candidates should have appeared for GATE 2018 - Mechanical engineers for Mechanical Engineering (ME) paper, Electrical Engineers for Electrical Engineering (EE) paper, Computer Science and Engineers/Information Technology Engineers 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. Candidates should have graduated after a Full Time of 4 years completion of 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 1.01.2017


  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.

Read About PSU through GATE 2018

WBSEDCL Application Process

Application Steps:

  1. Please 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 Technolgy) through GATE 2018 ″.
  4. Click on “Apply Online” and read all the instructions carefully.
  5. Fill in all the fields carefully and click on Submit form once you’re sure that all the details you have filled are verified by you.
  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. DO NOT FORGET to write the name of the position applied for on top of the envelope!

Selection Process

Candidates selected for Interview process will be intimated by Call/SMS.

The candidates will take a printout of their call letter by logging in with the same credentials as their Application form.The checklist for document verification has to be adhered to strictly. Following are the components and weights assigned to each of them in the recruitment process:

  1. GATE 2018 (80% weight): interested and eligible candidates need to appear in GATE 2018 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 standing in the industry. Exceptional communication skills and English proficiency will give you an edge over others so working on these parameters will take you a long way in your career at WBSEDCL.

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.

*Candidates must have deep expertise in MS Office in order to compete with an edge.

You must carry all your necessary documents and certificates for Verification purposes

  • 5 Passport sized photographs
  • Interview call letter (original and photocopy)
  • GATE 2017 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
  • SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates must carry their certificates of caste status/disability proofs at the time of personal interview failing which their candidacy may stand cancelled.
  • You should carry two photo copies of each document and create two identical sets with one photo copy in each set.
  • Students must remember to apply through online application process; no manual applications will be entertained.
  • Enter your correct GATE registration number while online application process.
  • GATE Admit Card with Overwriting will lead to cancelation in student registration.
  • Candidate must keep their admit card and registration slip before final selection/result.
  • Any candidate submitted false/incorrect information shall be rejected at any stage of selection process.



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