GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is counted amongst the toughest exams in India. Did you know that various PSUs also use the GATE exam score to hire engineers at executive posts? Based on the scores students get in the GATE exam, they become eligible for the recruitment process. If you want to find out more about PSU recruitment through GATE 2021, then this blog is just for you!
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What are PSUs?
Before we look at PSU recruitment through GATE 2021, let us first understand what are PSUs. Public Sector Undertaking or PSUs are those enterprises or companies which are regulated and owned by the Union Government of India or instead any of the state governments or both. The company shares are owned by the government in the majority. PSUs can be further divided into categories on the basis of their annual turnover and net worth. They are:
- Miniratna Category 1
- Miniratna Category 2
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PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2021
Tabulated below are important dates and the number of posts available for PSU recruitment through GATE 2021. You can have a look here:
|Name of PSU||Date of Application||Number of Posts||Discipline|
|Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited||December 7 to December 28, 2020||31||Electrical Engineering|
|GAIL||February 15 to March 16, 2021||Chemical -15
Instrumentation – 10
|Chemical: Chemical Technology, Petrochemical, Petrochemical Technology
Instrumentation: Electrical and Instrumentation, Instrumentation and Control, Electrical and Electronics
|Power Grid||March 25, 2021||To be announced||Power Engineering/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Electronics and Telecommunication/ Power Systems Engineering/ Electrical Power/ Telecommunication Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Communication|
|DRDO||To be announced||To be announced||Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Geology, Textile Engineering, Metallurgy, Mathematics, Material Science, Civil Engineering|
|NDMC||March 1 to March 21, 2021||Electrical – 10
Mechanical – 14
Materials Management – 25
Mining – 18
|Mining, Electrical, Materials Management,
|NPCIL||February 23 to March 9, 2021||200||Electronics, Electrical, Fire Safety Engineering, Chemical, Mechanical, Instrumentation, Industrial, Civil|
|KIOCL Limited||To be announced||25||Electrical and Electronics, Instrumentation and Control/ Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Mining, Mettarlurgical|
|NHPC Limited||To be announced||Civil – 30
Mechanical – 21
|Civil and Mechanical|
|AAI||To be announced||360||Telecommunications/ Electrical with Specialization in Electronics/ Civil/ Electronics/ Architecture|
|NHAI||To be announced||48||Civil Engineering|
|NALCO||To be announced||150||Metallurgy, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation Engineering|
|IOCL||January 12 to February 1, 2021||NA||Computer Science and Information Technology, Mechanical, Metallurgy, BTech/ B.E in Chemical, Petrochemical, Civil, Electronics and Instrumentation
M.Tech/ M.E in Chemical, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical, Metallurgical Engineering
|HURL||To be announced||80||Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical and Instrumentation|
|OMPL||To be announced||16||Instrumentation, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical and IT|
|CVPPPL||To be announced||20||Civil|
|BMRC||To be announced||25||Civil|
|BSNL||To be announced||198||Civil/ Electrical Engineering|
|DST Bihar||To be announced||NA||Electrical, Civil, Communication and Electronics, Mechanical Engineering|
|Vizag Steel||To be announced||NA||Instrumentation, Metallurgy, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering|
|NBCC||To be announced||NA||Civil Engineering|
|MECL||To be announced||NA||Chemistry|
|EIL||To be announced||NA||Chemical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering|
|BPCL||To be announced||NA||Mechanical Engineering|
|OIL India||To be announced||NA||Geology, Mechanical, Geophysics|
|IRCON||To be announced||NA||Electrical, Civil|
|DMRC||To be announced||35||Civil Engineering|
|Midhani||To be announced||NA||Metallurgy, Mechanical, Electrical|
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Here are the major eligibility requirements for PSU recruitment through GATE 2021:
- The applicant must have GATE scores in a related subject. Apart from this, there are separate requirements for the following factors that you must check for your select job profile:
- Medical records
- Minimum pass percentage or CGPA in Bachelor’s degree
- Age limit
How to Apply?
A lot of PSUs prefer the online mode of application. To apply for PSU recruitment through GATE 2021 the following steps need to be followed:
- Online mode of application: Get yourself registered online, upload the required documents and submit the application form after filling it completely.
- The fees for PSUs needs to be submitted. It can either be online or offline.
- Details of the GATE exam like registration number and scores are an important prerequisite to fill the application form of different PSUs.
- After the conclusion of the GATE exam, application dates of certain PSUs are announced.
GATE Cutoff for PSUs
The GATE cutoff for PSU recruitment through GATE 2021 is tabulated below:
|Junior Executive (Civil Engineering)||80.48||75.56||68.02||69.4||48.35|
|Junior Executive (Electronics)||50.33||50||40||40.33||–|
|Junior Executive (Architect)||69.67||65.67||–||48.67||–|
|Junior Executive (Engineering Electrical)||75.67||70.33||58.67||60.33||47.67|
GATE is considered an unbiased exam, therefore the scores obtained in the exam are considered for recruitment.
The full form of PSU is Public Sector Undertaking.
The application procedure for several PSUs starts after the release of the GATE admit card.
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