ONGC Recruitment Through GATE 2018

ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited) is recruiting Graduate Trainees through GATE 2018. In this article, you will find details such as – important dates (registration), fees, eligibility criteria and selection process.

ONGC recruitment GATE 2018

Through GATE 2018, ONGC is planning to recruit Graduate Trainees at E1 Level (Class 1 Executives). Candidates from Engineering and Geo Sciences disciplines will be selected.


ONGC is a Government of India Enterprise. It is one of the most valued PSUs in India. ONGC has Navratna status. E1 Level Officers at ONGC get to enjoy good salary, excellent amenities (housing, canteen etc), medical and pension benefits.


If you are planning to appear for GATE 2018, you may as well apply for ONGC Graduate Trainee recruitment. Candidates from the following branches are eligible to apply for ONGC Graduate Trainee posts through GATE – Mechanical, Petroleum, Civil, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, Instrumentation, Geo Sciences, Computer Science, Information Technology, Chemical, Science (Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry).


First of all, let us check out the application process. Here they are –


Steps to apply for ONGC recruitment through GATE 2018

Here are the steps involved in the recruitment process –

  • Register for GATE 2018
  • Apply on ONGC website with GATE registration number
  • Complete and submit the application form
  • Pay the application fees


Let us check out the important dates now. Here they are –


ONGC recruitment through GATE 2018: Important dates

Here are the important dates –

Important dates

Sr No Event Date
1 GATE 2018 registration 1st September to 5th October, 2018
2 Registration on ONGC website March/April, 2018 (Tentative)
3 GATE 2018 exam dates February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018
4 GATE 2018 result declaration March 17, 2018
5 GATE 2018 Scorecard March 20, 2018

ONGC GATE 2018 recruitment: Eligibility criteria

Let us check out the educational qualifications required. Here are the details –


ONGC GATE 2018 recruitment: Educational qualifications required

Students who have completed the following engineering or geo sciences branches are eligible to apply for ONGC recruitment via GATE –


Eligible Engineering and Geo Sciences branches

Sr No GATE subject Branches
1 Mechanical Engineering (ME) Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Automobile Engineering
2 Petroleum Engineering (PE) Graduate Degree in Petroleum Engineering/Applied Petroleum Engineering, Postgraduate Degree in Petroleum Technology
3 Civil Engineering (CE) Graduate Degree in Civil Engineering
4 Electrical Engineering (EE) Graduate Degree in Electrical Engineering
5 Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) Graduate Degree in Electronics Engineering/Telecom Engineering/E&T Engineering
6 Instrumentation Engineering (IN) Graduate Degree in Instrumentation Engineering
7 Geology and Geophysics (GG) Postgraduate Degree in Geology (with mathematics subject)/B.Sc. Physics, M.Sc. or M.Tech. in Petroleum Geo science, M.Sc. or M.Tech. in Petroleum Geology, Postgraduate Degree in Geophysics, M.Tech. in Geological Technology, M.Tech. in Geophysical Technology, Postgraduate Degree in Physics with Electronics
8 Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) Graduate Degree in Computer Engineering, Graduate Degree in Information Technology, Postgraduate in Computer Applications (MCA), Postgraduate in Computer Science, ‘B’ Level Diploma (as defined by Department of Electronics, GOI)
9 Chemical Engineering (CH) Graduate Degree in Chemical Engineering
10 Physics (PH) Postgraduate Degree in Physics with Electronics, Postgraduate Degree in Physics
11 Mathematics (MA) Postgraduate Degree in Mathematics (with mathematics at B.Sc. level)
12 Chemistry (CY) Postgraduate Degree in Chemistry (Must have mathematics/physics at B.Sc. level), Postgraduate Degree in Chemistry


Let us check out the basic eligibility criteria (age limit, aggregate marks etc). Here are the details –


ONGC GATE 2018 recruitment: Age limit

Check out the age limit in the table provided below –

Age limit
Category Age limit (except drilling/cementing) Age limit (for drilling/cementing)
General (UR) 30 years 28 years
OBC 33 31
SC/ST 35 33
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 40 years (further relaxed by 3 years for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST candidates) Not applicable
Ex Servicemen 35 33
Departmental candidates Age relaxation will be extended to the extent of their service rendered in ONGC Age relaxation will be extended to the extent of their service rendered in ONGC

ONGC recruitment through GATE 2018: How to apply?

Eligible candidates may apply through website. Candidates must have appeared for GATE 2018.


The link for registration on ONGC website will be made active on March/April, 2018. The exact date will be specified by ONGC on their website. I suggest my readers to keep an eye on ONGC India website to get the official notification regarding registration date.


Let us check out the selection process now. Here are the details –


ONGC GATE 2018 recruitment: Selection process

Eligible candidates, who have registered for ONGC recruitment will be shortlisted on the basis of GATE 2018 marks.


Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to undergo Personal Interview. Final selection is made after PI on the basis of vacancy.


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