Engineer Trainee Recruitment - 2012-13
GATE-way to BHEL for 800 Engineers
BHEL invites applications from young and energetic Graduate Engineers for the position of
Engineers Trainee in the following disciplines:
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates who wish to apply for Engineer Trainee position in BHEL for the year 2012-13 will
be required to take the Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering - 2012 (GATE-2012) which
has been advertised in the newspapers on 11
The scores obtained in GATE-2012 will be utilized by BHEL for inviting candidates for a
Personal Interview for consideration for the position of Engineer Trainees.
After submitting applications for GATE-2012, candidates will be allotted Registration No.
Candidates will have to separately apply on-line to BHEL for which BHEL recruitment
website http://careers.bhel.in will be activated from 04/01/2012
In BHEL on-line applications, candidates will have to give their GATE-2012 registration No.For applying to GATE-2012
1. For detailed information on GATE- 2012 and on-line submission of application for GATE-
2012, interested candidates may log on to any of the following websites:
www.iitd.ac.in/gate gate.iisc.ernet.in www.iitb.ac.in/gate www.iitr.ac.in/gate
www.iitg.ernet.in/gate www.iitk.ac.in/gate gate.iitkgp.ac.in gate.iitm.ac.in
For the disciplines of Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics vacancies advertised by
BHEL, the GATE-2012 exam is scheduled on 12
2. Candidates should fill-in and submit the GATE application form as instructed by the GATE
authorities and wait for the admit card to get the GATE-2012 registration number
3. On receipt of GATE registration number, the candidates need to apply to BHEL on-line at
http://careers.bhel.in. For this purpose, the relevant link will be made available from
January 2012 at our recruitment website http://careers.bhel.in
For applying to BHEL
1. Candidates may read the instructions given on this website (http://careers.bhel.in) carefully
and fill-in the on-line application form giving accurate information including the GATE-
2012 registration number. The website for applying on-line will be opened only on 04
2. GEN/OBC candidates are required to make a payment of Rs. 100/- as processing fee
through the Powerjyoti Account (details will be made available on our website from 4
January, 2012). SC/ST/PH candidates are exempted from payment of this fee.
3. On submission of online application, the system will generate an Acknowledgement Slip
having a unique Acknowlegement No.
4. Candidates should take a print out of the Acknowledgement Slip, affix a copy of the same
photograph used for GATE-2012, sign at the space provided and send it to BHEL along
with the challan of Rs. 100/-
5. The passport size photograph affixed by the candidate should be the same submitted
along with GATE-2012 application form. In case the candidate is called for interview,
he/she bring with him the GATE-2012 admit card, GATE-2012 official score card and other
relevant documents which will be mentioned in the interview call letter.
Candidates are advised to go through this website for qualifications required, age limits
and other pertinent details and follow the directions given for applying for the position of
Engineer Trainee in BHEL. Job Specifications
Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering /Technology (4 years after 10 +2 ) / or Five year
integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree programme in Engineering or Technology in the
disciplines of Mechanical /Electrical /Electronics Engineering.
Engineering degrees from professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE ( eg. AMIE by
Institute of Engineers(India)) as equivalent to BE/B Tech in the in the disciplines of Mechanical
/Electrical /Electronics Engineering
For the above disciplines for the post of Engineer Trainee, candidates with Engineering Degree
in some other disciplines will also be considered, for which they will, however take the GATE-
2012 exam in one of the relevant BHEL advertised discipline
Other discipline to be considered against BHEL
1. Industrial and Production Engineering
2. Industrial Engineering
3. Mechanical Production and Tool Engineering
4. Production Technology Manufacturing
Engineering (NIFFT Ranchi)
6. Manufacturing Process and Automation
7. Power Plant Engineering
8. Production Engineering
9. Production and Industrial Engineering
10. Thermal Engineering
11. Manufacturing Technology
1. Electrical & Electronics
2. Electrical, Instrumentation & Control
3. High Voltage Engg.
4. Power Systems & High Voltage Engg
5. Electrical Machine
6. Electronics & Power
7. Power Electronics
8. Power Plant Engineering.
9. Energy EngineeringElectronics
1. Electronics & Telecommunication
3. Electronics & Instrumentation
4. Electronics & Power
5. Electronics Design & Technology
6. Electronics & Biomedical
7. Applied Electronics
8. Power Electronics
9. Electronics & Communication
10. Electrical & Electronics
11. Industrial Electronics
13. Electronics & Control
14. Control & Instrumentation
Upper Age Limit (years) as on 01/08/2012
27 Years for Graduates in Engineering/ Technology
(Candidates born before 01/08/1985 are not eligible to apply)
29 years for Post Graduates of Engineering or Business Administration/
Management with basic degree in Engineering
(Candidates born before 01/08/1983 are not eligible to apply)
Note: Candidates currently in final year of their engineering studies may also apply. However, if
selected, they must be in a position to submit their final mark sheet by 20
RESERVATION & RELAXATION
1. Upper age limit is relaxable as under :-
SC/ST - by 5 years
OBC (NCL) – by 3 years*
Physically Challenged - by 10 years for General, 13 years for OBC (NCL) and 15 years for
*For getting the reservation benefits under OBC category:
a. The name of caste and community of the candidate must appear in the Central list of
Other Backward Classes and the candidate must not belong to creamy layer.
b. The candidate needs to furnish their OBC (NCL) certificate as per the format
prescribed by Government of India.
2. Relaxation in age for Ex-Servicemen will be as per extant Govt. rules.
3. Upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years for the candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in
the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1/1/1980 to 31/12/1989.SELECTION PROCESS
Selection process will comprise of GATE 2012 score of the candidates in the concerned disciplines
& performance in Interview
1. The candidates will be shortlisted for interview on the basis of GATE-2012 score in order
of merit in the ratio of 1:3 to the number of vacancies in each discipline and
category. For Physically Challenged candidates, relaxation of 20% below the
cut-off marks will be provided.
2. Final selection panels shall be prepared by assigning a weightage of 75% for GATE-2012
score and 25% to Interview marks.
For applying the above ratio, initially, all UR candidates of each discipline of Engineering
along with such reserved category candidates of that discipline, who do not avail any relaxation, will
be grouped together and then arranged in descending order of GATE-2012 score and candidates,
shall be called for interview in the ratio of 1: 3 in UR category.
After this, candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST categories, who are not shortlisted for
interview as UR, shall be regrouped with their respective categories for further consideration in their
respective categories and candidates will be called for interview in the prescribed ratio of 1:3.
Later on, at the time of final selection, the same exercise will be carried out.
Candidates finally selected by BHEL will have to undergo a Medical Examination before joining.
Candidates should have sound health which will be assessed by Company's Authorized Medical
Officer and the appointment will be subject to meeting the health standards prescribed by the
Company. For viewing BHEL's Medical Standards click here
For Physically Challenged candidates the definition of Locomotor Disability and Hearing Impairment
will be as per ‘The Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full
Participation) Act, 1995'.
The Physically Challenged candidates are required to furnish duly stamped Medical Certificate in
relation to their disability from Government Hospital or Medical Board attached to Special
Employment Exchange for the handicap.
TRAINING & EMOLUMENTS
Candidates joining BHEL as Engineer Trainees will undergo training for one year. During training,
basic pay of Rs.20600/- in the scale of pay of Rs.20600-46500/- will be paid. After successful
completion of training, the trainees will be absorbed as Engineers in the scale of pay of Rs.24900-
50500/- with a basic pay of Rs.24900/-.
For the above post, besides Basic Pay, Industrial Dearness Allowance, Perks and others
allowances admissible under the Company Rules will be payable during training/after absorption.Cost to Company (Approximate):
in the of Scale of pay of Rs. 20600-46500/-
At Project Sites At Manufacturing Units/ Division/ Power Sector Regions
Rs. 8.8 lakhs / annum Rs. 7.5 lakhs/annum
SERVICE AGREEMENT BOND
Candidates joining BHEL as Engineer Trainees will have to execute a service agreement bond of
Rs.2,00,000/- (Rupees Two Lakhs only) to serve the Company (or any Government Department or
Undertaking at the discretion of the Company) for a period of three years after successful
completion of training. Candidates will also be required to furnish a Surety Bond executed by
parents/ guardian/ reliable surety.
No request for transfer or change in place of posting shall be entertained for the first five years of
service including the training period, unless transferred by the Company in Organizational interest.
In case any outside influence is brought upon any superior authority in this matter, it will be
construed as a misconduct as per Rule 17 of the BHEL Conduct, Discipline and Appeal Rules,
1. Candidates presently employed in Central/ State Government, Autonomous bodies, PSUs
may apply through 'Proper channel' or submit 'No Objection Certificate' at the time of
interview from their employer.
2. Candidates are advised to possess a valid e-mail ID, which is to be entered in the on-line
Application Form. They are also advised to retain this e-mail ID active for atleast one year
as any important intimation to the candidates shall be provided by BHEL through e-mail. They
are further requested to check regularly their e-mail for any communication from BHEL in this
3. Candidates belonging to OBC category, but coming in creamy layer will not be entitled to
the benefit of reservation and should apply as General Category candidate.
4. Candidates not found to be meeting the prescribed eligibility criteria shall be rejected at any
stage of the selection process
5. Category (SC/ ST/ OBC/ Ph.Ch.) should be carefully filled-up in the application form, as the
same will normally not be allowed to be changed later. Also, in the event of finally being
appointed, if it is found that such a statement was wrong, the candidate will be liable for
suitable actions including termination and prosecution.Important Dates:
Commencement on-line Submission of
12th September 2011
Last date for on-line submission of
17th October 2011
Date of GATE exam for disciplines of
vacancies advertised by BHEL
12th February 2012
Opening of BHEL recruitment website for
viewing detailed advertisement
12th September 2011
Opening of BHEL recruitment website for
online submission of applications
04th January, 2012
Last date of submission of online application 28th January, 2012
Last date of receipt of Acknowledgment
Slips at BHEL
22nd February 2012
( 29th February 2012 – for
candidate belonging to North
East and far flung area)
Note: The above dates are tentative and may be confirmed from concerned websites from time to time.
For departmental candidates (BHEL Regular Employees only):-
Departmental candidates should have served the company for minimum of one year service after
training/regularization, if any, in the grade to which they have been recruited.
There is no upper age limit for departmental candidates
Departmental Candidates having a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering in any branch of Engineering
may take the Graduate Aptitude Test of Engineering - 2012 in any one of the 3 discipline
advertised i.e Mechanical/Electrical/Electronics.