Public Sector undertaking (PSU) is a Government owned corporation or a company in which Central or State Government have more than 51% share. Basically these Government companies run like private companies and share profits to Government. A career with PSU requires, a strong and in-depth technical knowledge and understanding of core engineering Principals. GATE is one such exam, where ones technical and general aptitude is tested. Today, more than 2000 jobs are available for a fresh graduate in engineering in major PSUs in India. The list includes IOCL,
BHEL, NTPC, Power Grid and likes.
All these Public sector companies recruit Engineer Trainee (ET) based on the GATE scores. Initially they would shortlist candidates based on GATE scores and then the process is followed by GD and Interview for assessment of different facets of knowledge.
GATE 2013 had seen a sharp rise in GATE test takers i.e a figure touching 9.84 lakh test takers. And in GATE 2012 & GATE 2011 there were about 6.8 lac and 5.6 lac test takers. The test takers have increased significantly compared to last year, this trend is primarily due to consideration of GATE scores in PSUs like IOCL, BHEL, NTPC, PGCIL, HPCL, BPCL etc.
PSUs considering GATE scores for entry level Engineer positions
|Logos||Name of PSU||Number of vacancies||Streams Eligible||CTC||Links|
|Power grid||NA||EE||13.4 lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|NHPC||180||CE,ME,EE||5-5.5lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|HPCL||NA||ME, CE, EE, EC, IN||6 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|MECL||NA||ME, Chemist, Geologist and Geophysicist||NA||Notification to be out soon|
|NTPC||NA||EE, ME, CE, IN, EC||6 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|IOCL||NA||ME, CE, IN , CH, EE, MT||7-10.5 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|BPCL||NA||ME ,CH||NA||Click here For more details|
|MDL||45||ME ,EC,EE||NA||Click here For more details|
|GAIL||NA||ME, IN , CH, EE||6- 6.5 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|NLC||78||ME, EE, EC, MN, IN ,CE, CS||6.15 Lakhas PA||Click here For more details|
Msc in Material Science/ Physics/ Chemistry
|5.5 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|NFL||49||ME, IN , CH, EE||4.5 – 5 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|Vizag Steel||NA||ME ,METALLURGY||NA||Click here For more details|
|BSPHCL||720||ME ,EC,EE||2.8 – 6.2 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|
|NPCC||30||Bachelor in Civil Engineering||4.86 Lakhs PA||Click here For more details|