BBNL Recruitment Through GATE


Recruitment Notice-Executive Trainee

Company Profile:

Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL), is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), set up by the Government of India for the Establishment, Management and Operation of BharatNet (National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN)). BBNL has been incorporated as a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU)/ Company under Companies Act (1956) under the administrative control of Department of Telecommunications, Government of India (Ministry of Communications). It is an ambitious project of Government of India for the setting up of BharatNet (National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN)) to provide connectivity to all the 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats (GPs) in the country. This is to be achieved by utilizing the existing optical fiber and laying incremental cable of about 5 Lakh KM to all the Gram Panchayats.

At present the company has its Corporate Office at New Delhi and Project Management Units at Delhi, Chandigarh, Ambala, Karnal, Jammu, Jaipur, Kota, Lucknow, Aligarh, Kanpur, Meerut, Saharanpur, Varanasi, Dehradun, Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Raipur , Durg, Pune, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Trivandrum, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Patna, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi and Meghalaya.

We are looking for young engineers who wish to pursue a long-term career in the company
predominantly in roles such as Project Planning, Operations, Project Monitoring,
Engineering roles in OFC laying, Broadband Network and Transmission Network.


  • Vacancies exist in Unreserved and reserved, i.e. OBC (NCL), SC and ST categories.
  • Reservation for Persons with Disability (PwD)*
  • Reservation for PwD exists as per Govt. of India Directives.
  • * Horizontal Reservation.


  • Min. 21 years and Max. 27 years as on 15.01.2017
Course Discipine
Full Time B.E. / B. Tech./ B. Sc. (Engg.) from recognized University / Institute. Electronics & Communication / Computer
Science / Information Technology /
Electrical / Electrical & Electronics.


Interested & eligible candidates will have to appear for the Electronics and Communication (EC), Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) and Electrical Engineering (EE) Paper of GATE 2017. Candidates obtaining a valid score (Marks out of 100) shall only be eligible for the next stage of selection. The score is valid only if the candidate obtains more than or equal to the qualifying marks as fixed for the corresponding EC/CS/ EE paper of GATE 2017.
The selection process will include the Normalized Marks (Out of 100) obtained by the eligible candidates in the EC/CS/ EE paper of GATE 2017, followed by Personal Interview of the candidates who qualify in the GATE paper and are shortlisted category wise for interview.

Qualifying Marks in GATE 2017
The qualifying marks for GATE Examination shall be as per the criteria adopted by the GATE 2017 examination conducting authority for different categories in different disciplines.

Short listing of Eligible candidates Interview
Qualified candidates shall be short-listed category-wise for Personal Interview based on their normalized marks (Out of 100) in the corresponding EC/CS/ EE paper of GATE 2017. *Besides the above mode of short listings, for preliminary short listing, Psychometric tests and / or any other selection tools/tests may be considered, at the sole discretion of management. Candidates shortlisted for the Interview shall be required to submit the documents as may
be mentioned in their individual communication to be sent through e-mail/ Candidate

Weightage of Different Parameters

Marks (out of 100) in the EC/CS/EE paper of GATE 2017 75%
Personal Interview 25% 25%


1. Candidates have to register themselves and appear for GATE 2017 in Electronics & Communication (Code-EC)/ Computer Science & Information Technology (Code-CS)/ Electrical Engineering (Code EE).
2. Online Registration for GATE 2017 has commenced on 1st September 2016.
3. For details on GATE 2017, please visit
4. A separate notification with details and important instructions regarding submission of BBNL online application, date of interview etc. shall be hosted on our website, from 12th January 2017.
5. Application window for BBNL shall be open from 15th January 2017 to 27th February 2017. Candidates have to register themselves online at BBNL website with details of their GATE 2017 Application No., GATE 2017 Registration Number and other required information, which will be made available under Careers page of BBNL website
6. Candidates will be required to retain their GATE 2017 Admit card and Original GATE 2017 Score card for verification at the time of Interview / Joining in BBNL.
7. Personal Interview are likely to be conducted in the months of May – June 2017.
8. Information on GATE 2017 exam please visit or call us 080-61766222 for better assistance


GATE-2017 Commencement of Online submission of GATE Application. 1st September 2016
Last date of online submission of GATE Application 4th October 2016
BBNL Commencement of Online Submission of Application to BBNL 15th January 2017
Last date for online submission of application to BBNL 27th February 2017

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