PSU Through GATE: For many years, Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) in India are accepting the scores of Gratitude Aptitude Test of Engineering (GATE) to recruit candidates in various posts of Engineering. PSU through GATE has been increasing ever since 2012 and the only eligibility criteria to get recruited by PSU is a valid GATE score.
GATE exam for 2019 will be conducted by IIT Madras on 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th of February 2019. The results for GATE 2019 will be announced by the exam authority on 16th March 2019 and the scorecards can be downloaded from the official website of GOAPS from 20 March 2019.
Around 53 companies take part in the recruitment process through GATE scores. Each company will have a different GATE Cut Off or requirement of the marks in GATE. GATE scores are only useful to shortlist the qualified candidates. Shortlisted candidates must attend few other rounds based on that respective company’s procedures.
Now let us take a close look at the PSU companies offering jobs through GATE score in details. We have provided the list of PSU companies that accept GATE scores for different branches of Engineering.
PSU Through GATE 2019
PSUs in India are of three categories, namely
- Maharatna PSU
- Navaratna PSU and
- Mini-Ratna PSU
PSU Through GATE 2019: Pros And Cons
Let us now look into the pros and cons of PSU through GATE:
- a. Reliable and unbiased scores of GATE.
- b. Secure Job with good pay and a stable position.
- c. Perks such as house allowances and healthcare facilities.
- a. One of the major cons in PSU is that seniority gets rewarded instead of the candidate’s ability.
- b. Majority of PSU’s implement policies at a slow pace.
PSU Through GATE 2019: Major Companies
The major companies which recruit on the basis of GATE score are listed below. Take a look.
- Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL),
- Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL),
- Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL),
- Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL),
- National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC),
- Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL),
- Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Power
- Grid Corporation of India (PGCI).
GATE scores are also being accepted to recruit candidates directly into Group A level posts of Central Government of India, such as Senior Field Officer (Tele), Senior Research Officer (Crypto), and Senior Research Officer (S&T) in Cabinet Secretariat.
PSU Through GATE 2019: List Of Companies
Eligible engineering branches for each PSU Company accepting GATE 2019 scores are tabulated below.
|PSU Company Name||Maximum Age
|Engineering Branch code|
|AAI (Airport Authority of India)||27||EE, EC, CE, AR|
|BARC (Bhaba Atomic Research Center)||26||ME, CE, EE, EC, IN, CS, CH|
|BBNL(Bharat Broadband Network Limited)||27||EC|
|BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited)||27||ME, EE, EC, MT|
|BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited)||27or 29||ME, EE|
|BNPM ( Bank Note Paper Mill)||28||ME, EC, EE, CH|
|BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.)||28||ME|
|BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited)||30||CS, EC, EE, IN|
|BSPHCL(Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited)||37||EE, CE|
|CabSec (Cabinet Secretariat)||35||PH, CY, EC|
|CEL (Central Electronics Limited)||27||EC, ME, EE, CE|
|DDA (Delhi Development Authority)||30||CE, EE, ME|
|DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Cooperation)||–||EE, EC|
|DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation)||28||ME, EE, CH, EC, CS|
|ECIL (Electronics Corporation of India Limited)||25||ECE, CSE, ME|
|EdCIL India (Educational Consultants India Limited)||30||CE, EC|
|EIL(Engineers India Limited)||25||CE,ME,CH|
|GSECL (Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited)||30||EE, ME|
|HAL (Hindustan Aeronautics Limited)||28||EE, EC, ME, CE|
|HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited)||25||ME, CE, CH|
|IOCL (Indian Oil Corporation Limited)||26||CH, CE, CS, EE, EC, IN, ME, MT, XE|
|IRCON (Ircon International Limited)||33||CE, EE, ME|
|KRIBHCO (Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited)||27||CE, EE, EC, ME, IN, CH, CS|
|MDL(Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited)||28||ME, EE|
|MECL (Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited)||28||GG, ME, PE|
|MIDHANI (Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited)||30||ME, MT, EE|
|MPMKVVL (Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut)||40|28||EE, EC|
|MPPGCL (M.P. Power Generation Company Limited)||40|35||ME, EE, EC|
|MRVC Ltd (Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation)||30||CE, EC, EE|
|NALCO (National Aluminium Company Limited)||30||ME, EE, MT, EC, IN|
|NFL (National Fertilizers Limited)||27||CH, ME, IN, EE, CE, CS|
|NHAI (National Highways Authority of India)||30||CE|
|NHPC||30||EE, CE, ME, GG|
|NPCIL (Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited)||26||ME, EE, CE, CH, IN, EC|
|NSPCL||27||ME, EE, IN, EC|
|NTC (National Textile Corporation)||30||Textile|
|NLC||30||ME, EE, EC, CE, IN, CS, MN|
|NTPC||27||EE, ME, EC, IN, MN|
|OIL (Oil India Limited)||27/29*||ME, GG|
|ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)||30||Refer Notification|
|OPGC Ltd (Odisha Power Generation Corporation)||25||ME, EE, CE|
|PGCIL (Power Grid Corporation of India Limited)||28||EE, EC, CE, CS|
|POSOCO (Power System Operation Corporation Limited)||28||EE, CS|
|PSPCL (Punjab State Power Corporation Limited)||37||EE, EC, CS, CE|
|PSTCL (Punjab State Power Corporation Limited)||37||ME, EE, EC, CE, IN, CS, IT|
|RCFL (Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd)||25||CH|
|RVNL (Rail Vikas Nigam Limited)||n/a||CE, EE|
|SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited)||28||ME, MT, EE, IN, CH, MN|
|THDC||30||ME, EE, CE|
|Vizag Steel||27||ME, EE, MT|
|WBSEDCL (West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company)||27||EE, CE, ME, CS|
PSU Through GATE 2019: Engineering Codes And Branches
|Architecture and Planning||AR|
|Computer Science and Information Technology||CS|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||EC|
|Ecology and Evolution||EY|
|Geology and Geophysics||GG|
|Production and Industrial Engineering||PI|
|Textile Engineering and Fibre Science||TF|
As mentioned earlier, GATE scores are used for shortlisting the candidates and only a few PSU companies directly recruit through GATE scores.
GATE is considered to be one of the toughest exams in India and it demands soulful dedication and a proper study plan to crack. Take plenty of GATE mock tests before the final exam. Analyze your performance. Identify concepts you are lagging behind and focus on those concepts.
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