BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Last Updated - March 23 2018

BHEL Appointment via GATE 2018 – Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited or BHEL is appointing the graduate engineers via GATE 2018 Scores. The appointment is open for the post of Engineer Trainees in BHEL. The application procedure will begin from January 11, 2018, and will run till February 3, 2018.  Participants holding Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering degree can apply for the same. Aspirants must fill in the BHEL appointment via GATE Application form to apply.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has released appointment of engineer trainees in the following streams:

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Electrical Engineering

Aspirants must have scores which are valid to get appointed in BHEL.

Important Dates of BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Aspirants must apply and send acknowledgement slip to BHEL by the following dates:

BHEL Online Application Start DateJanuary 11, 2018
BHEL Online Application Closing DateFebruary 3, 2018

Selection Procedure for BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

The selection procedure of BHEL requires you to have a qualifying GATE score. Then, you must complete the individual interview stage. Weightage given will be 75% of the GATE scores and 25% to the Interview. Some more details about the same are given below: Physically challenged aspirants will be given relaxation in cut off marks in related categories for an interview.

  1. Participants for BHEL Appointment via GATE 2018 will be shortlisted for the next step of the appointment procedure on the basis of their GATE 2018 Scores (Out of 100).
  2. Aspirants should refrain from providing any wrong/false information as this can be cause for disqualification.
  3. The aspirants who qualify GATE will be called for a round of Individual Interview
  4. Mere issuing of Call letter of Interview does not imply the candidature has been completed by the authority.

The aspirants have to complete all rounds of the Selection Process to be finally applicable for Selection at the post of Engineer Trainees with BHEL.

The different Branches Need by BHEL are given below:

1. Mechanical Branches of Engineering

  • Mechanical Production and Tool Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Manufacturing/Technology/Power Engineering
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Thermal Engineering
  • Industrial and Production Engineering
  • Production Technology Manufacturing Engineering/NIFFT Ranchi
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Production Engineering
  • Manufacturing Procedure and Automation

2. Electrical Branches of Engineering 

  • Power Engineering
  • Power Systems and High Voltage Engineering
  • Electrical Instrumentation and Control High Voltage Engineering
  • Energy Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Electronics and Power
  • Power Plant Engineering,
  • Power Electronics
  • Electrical Machine

Number of Vacancies and Job Profile for BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

The following table shows you the post wise vacancies:

Mechanical Engineers30
Electrical Engineers20

Salary and Remuneration Package of BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

During the training period, basic pay of INR 20600/- to 46500 will be paid. Following a successful training, trainees will be absorbed as Engineers with a pay scale of INR 24900 to 50500 with basic pay of INR 24900/-. Total Cost to Company will be INR 8 lakhs as Engineer Trainees

* Additional perks and benefits are eligible as per the rules.

Selected aspirants will have to carry out service agreement bond of INR  2,00,000/- to cater the company for 3 years minimum following training completion.

Aspirants will also furnish surety bond executed by any of the following:

  • Guardians
  • Reliable Surety
  • Parents

Apart from basic pay, here are a few allowances that the engineers will enjoy:

  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. Perks and allowances
  3. Leave
  4. Leave Encashment
  5. Medical Facilities
  6. Concerned Pay
  7. HRA-Housing Rent Allowance
  8. Gratuity
  9. Performance Concerned Pay
  10. Subsidized Canteen Facilities
  11. Approximate CTC is INR 8.0 lakhs per annum as Engineer Trainee

Service Bond BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Selected aspirants will have to execute a service agreement bond of INR 2,00,000/- to cater the company for 3 years after completion of training. Aspirants will also be made to furnish surety bond. No request for transfer of aspirant during training duration and beyond will be entertained and in case outside influence is used, Rule 17 of the BHEL Organize, Branch and Appeal Rules 1975 comes into place.

Health and Medical BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Participants should possess sound health and before joining, they have to undergo medical exam and company’s authorised officer will examine them. Recruitment is subject to health standards prescribed by the firm. There will be no relaxing of health standards and BHEL Medical Examination Rules can be managed up close. Definition of Locomotor Disability and Hearing Impairment for PwD is as per the Disabilities Act 1995. Persons with less than 40% of relevant disability are not allowed for reservation. Physically challenged aspirants to have to give self-attested comp of the duly stamped medical certificate from a government hospital in relation to disability.

How to Apply for BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Applying for the Engineer trainee position is a 3 stage procedure:

Stage 1: Applying for exams

Stage 2: Applying to BHEL

Stage 3: Registration Number in Online Application for BHEL.

Aspirants who wish to become engineer trainees at BHEL then they will have to separately apply to BHEL for which its appointment website will be activated from January 11 – February 3, 2018. Applications in hard copy must be sent in by February 3, 2018.  Detailed information is available at the official gate website offered below:

Alternatively, the application can also be made to the following IITs:

Delhi, Bombay, Kanpur, Guwahati, Roorkee, Madras and Kharagpur.

Documents to be enclosed

  1. Acknowledgement Slip for BHEL with Photograph (photo should be same as application form)
  2. BHEL Challan copy for SBI payment
  3. Class 10 certificate (self-attested- proof of Date of Birth)
  4. Category certificate (self-attested-if eligible)
  5. Physically Handicapped Certificate-(self-attested-if eligible)
  6. Ex-servicemen certificate (self-attested- if eligible)
  7. Jammu and Kashmir Domicile Certificate (self-attested- if eligible)

Note: This must be sent to the Sr DGM, HRM, BHEL, Ranipet.

All aspirants must look at online add and then apply. General or OBC aspirants who are there have to pay procedures fee else all are exempt

Step 1: Once the 3 part challan has been filled, it is deposited with a non-refundable fee of INR 250 and banker’s seal/signature should be available regarding the signing authority on the challan.

Step 2: Fill OAF cautiously as details cannot be changed later.

Step 3: After submission of OAF, unique acknowledgement number is given and aspirant downloads acknowledgement flip.

Note: BHEL is not responsible for postal delays. While sending the acknowledgement slip, aspirants should positively super scribe on the envelope: Aspirant from _________ (Name of the state). BHEL officers should submit an application via proper channel. Acknowledgement slip and challan should be properly preserved

Categories wise cutoff from BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Cut-offs for BHEL via GATE 2018 selection  were as follows:

Mechanical Engineering64.6758.0048.0039.67
Electrical Engineering73.6765.0055.6751.33
Electronic Engineering74.6770.3358.3351.67

The GATE cutoff required is on the higher side and only those in the top ranks stand a high chance of being called for the interview. On a general note, a number of aspirants called for the interview are 4 times more than the actual requirement. Top rankers choose the company they will join so PSUs always call extra aspirants. Above GATE scores is the cutoff for a call to interview. Some PSUs like Powergrid also consider the performance of the aspirant. Most PSU appointment depends on GATE scores. 

Read About BHEL Cut off

Application Form of BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Aspirants can only fill the application form if they have a  registration number (available on the Hall Ticket). Aspirants are advised to maintain extra copies of Passport Size Photograph used for as this will be required during BHEL selection procedure. After submission of online application, acknowledgement slip will be generated with the Unique Acknowledgement Number. Aspirants required to take a print out of the slip and lace a copy of their photo used for application, sign in the space given and send to the following address:


BHEL/Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd

Boiler Auxiliaries Plant

Indira Gandhi Industrial Complex

Ranipet- 632401

State: Tamil Nadu

Country: India

Eligibility Criteria for BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Aspirants must have passed Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology or 5 years integrated Master’s Degree/ Dual degree programme in engineering or technology in the following branches from a recognized Indian university or Institute:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Age Limit

  • Age limit is 29 years for aspirants with 2 years full time post graduation in Engineering or Business Administration/Management
  • As on September 1, 2016, aspirants must be 27 years old (aspirants born before 1/9/1988 cannot apply)

Reservation of BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

There are some relaxations given to aspirants from reserved categories. They are mentioned below:

1. For SC/ST aspirants:

  • Aspirants domiciled in the state of J&K from 1/1/1981 to 31/12/1990- Relaxation by 5 years
  • OBC(Non-Creamy Layer)- Relaxation by 3 years
  • Ex-servicemen- Relaxation as per government rules

2. For Physically challenged aspirants, the upper age limit is reliable by:

  • General category- 10 years
  • SC/ST- 15 years
  • OBC (NCL)- 13 years

General Instructions for BHEL Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Aspirants should give final year mark sheets during the interview. Those employed in state or central government and autonomous bodies or PSUs may only apply via the proper channel or submit NOC at time of interview. Wrong information will lead to disqualification; admission at all stages will be provided subject to verification of eligibility. Aspirants should have valid email ID while communicating with BHEL; the official website offers details about how to reach further communication.

Clear your doubts BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Here are the responses to the FAQs often asked by BHEL aspirants:

  1. Aspirants in their third year whose results are awaited are also applicable for the exams. 
  2. Aspirants from AMIE, AMICE, AMIETE etc are not applicable to apply. Only those departmental aspirants with AMIE qualifications can apply for the position
  3. Postgraduate students can opt for age relaxation.
  4. Aspirants with BE or BTech in subjects other than specified are not applicable for appointment to BHEL. However, Engineering graduate in Production and Industrial Engineering is applicable to apply in Mechanical branch offered GATE exam is taken in ME code only.
  5. If you forget to take application acknowledgement number, visit the latest status page on the website and follow instructions for obtaining the number
  6. Though application can be viewed no changes in the application are possible
  7. Age relaxation for general aspirants is not permitted
  8. Students can only apply for BHEL selection 2017 if they have appeared for GATE 2018
  9. SC/ST/OBC aspirant without caste certificate can apply as a General aspirant
  10. NOC and application via proper channels is a must for state central government employees and PSU employees.
  11. OBC students and SC/ST must belong to NCL to obtain caste exemptions
  12. There is reservation for physically handicapped aspirants. 

Conclusion of BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

GATE Exam 2018 is vital for entry into BHEL as an engineering trainee. Only successful completion of the GATE exam and scores above the cutoff will ensure appointment into this PSU organization.

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