PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2018

GATE 2018 is around the corner. If you are going to appear for this engineering entrance exam, you will find this article to be useful. Here, I’ve compiled a list of PSUs (Public Sector Undertaking), which recruit candidates through GATE 2018.

PSU recruitment GATE 2018

As we all know, GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is basically an Engineering entrance exam. One must possess valid GATE score to pursue Master’s and Postgraduate courses (like M.E./M.Tech./PhD etc) from institutes like IITs, NITs and IISc.


Apart from that, a valid GATE score will help one avail scholarships offered by MHRD and Central Government for higher studies.


India’s well known PSUs (Public Sector Undertaking) are also known to recruit Engineering, Science and Architecture graduates (as well as postgraduates) through GATE. Many PSUs use GATE score to shortlist deserving candidates for recruitment.


A job in a PSU is a dream that many Indian Engineering students nourish. PSU employment offers many advantages. Good salary, perks, allowances, job security and pension are some of the major advantages of a PSU job.


PSUs conduct recruitment through GATE to fill the following job posts – Engineering Trainee, Management Trainee, Executive Trainee, Graduate Engineering Trainee etc. Let us check out the list of PSUs recruiting through GATE 2018 –


List of PSU recruitment through GATE 2018

Here are the major PSU that recruit engineering, science and architecture graduates (as well as postgraduates) through GATE 2018 –

Sr No Name of the PSU Full Form
1 SAIL Steel Authority of India Limited
2 ONGC Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
3 HPCL Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
4 Power Grid Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
5 BSNL Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
6 BHEL Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
7 DRDO Defence Research and Development Organisation
8 NHAI National Highways Authority of India
9 IPRCL Indian Port Rail Corporation Limited
10 NTPC NTPC Limited
11 GAIL Gas India Limited
12 IOCL Indian Oil Corporation Limited
13 OIL India Oil India Limited
14 MRVC Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation Limited
15 NALCO National Aluminium Company Limited
16 KRIBHCO Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited
17 Coal India Limited Coal India Limited
18 MRPL Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited
19 HAL Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
20 MECL Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited
21 IRCON IRCON International Limited
22 BNMP India Bank Note Paper Mill India
23 OPGC Odisha Power Generation Corporation
24 THDC Tehri Hydroelectric Development Corporation Limited
25 NTC National Textile Corporation Limited
26 AAI Airports Authority of India
27 VIZAG Steel Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited
28 BEML Bharat Earth Movers Limited
29 BBNL Bharat Broadband Network Limited
30 NSPCL NTPC-SAIL Power Company Limited
31 BPCL Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
32 NLC India NLC India Limited
33 MDL Mazadon Dock Limited
34 CEL Central Electronics Limited
35 BARC Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
36 TATA Power TATA Power
37 RCFL Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers Limited
38 KRCL Konkan Railway Corporation Limited
39 EdCIL Educational Consultants India Limited
40 RVNL Rail Vikas Nigam Limited
41 GSECL Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Limited
42 NBCC NBCC India Limited
43 NHPC NHPC Limited
44 NPCIL Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited
45 WBSEDCL West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited
46 Cabinet Secretariat Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India
47 Haryana Power Utilities Haryana Power Utilities
48 RITES Rail India Technical and Economic Service Limited
49 PSPCL Punjab State Power Corporation Limited
50 PSTCL Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited
51 MIDHANI Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited
52 DMRC Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
53 NFL National Fertilizers Limited
54 BSPHCL Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited
55 IPR Institute for Plasma Research

How to apply for PSU recruitment through GATE 2018

  1. Register for GATE 2018
  2. Apply on PSU’s website with GATE registration number (on dates specified by the respective PSU)
  3. Pay the application fees
  4. Complete and submit the application form online
  5. Shortlisting of candidates (based on GATE score)
  6. Group Discussion (depends upon the selection process of the PSU)
  7. Personal Interview (depends upon the selection process of the PSU)
  8. Medical test (depends upon the selection process of the PSU)
  9. Final selection

PSU recruitment through GATE: Selection process

Candidates are shortlisted through GATE 2018 score. Shortlisted candidates are then evaluated using methods such as – Group Discussion and Personal Interview.


Candidates who quality in the PI (Personal Interview) are subjected to medical examination. Final selection is made on the basis of merit marks scored by the candidates. Merit marks is calculated by adding GATE score, score in Group Discussion and score in Personal Interview (in various weightages).


Note: Selection process may vary from one PSU to another.


GATE 2018 important dates

Sr No Event Date
1 GATE 2018 registration 1st September to 5th October, 2018
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



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