BHEL-Recruitment Through GATE 2017.



Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) was incorporated in 1964 under the Indian Companies Act, 1956. BHEL, a Schedule-”A” Maharatna CPSE, is today the largest engineering enterprise of its kind in India. BHEL caters to the needs of core sectors like Power, Transmission, Industry, Transportation (including Railways), Defence, Water and various industries like Petrochemicals, Petroleum, Steel, Cement, Fertilizers etc. It has 17 Manufacturing plants, 8 Service centers and 4 Power Sector regional centers besides a large number of regional offices and project sites spread all over India. The company has its footprint in more than 70 countries all over the world and has achieved a net turnover of Rs26,587 Crores in 2015-16. BHEL offers a challenging and rewarding career to young and dynamic graduates in the disciplines of Mechanical and ElectricalEngineering to contribute towards Nation building in the fields of Power, Industry, Transmission, Transportation, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Defence & Water.

Position – Engineer Trainee:

Mechanical – 30* No.s Electrical – 20* Nos. *The number of vacancies indicated above is tentative and actual requirement may vary based on further assessment. The category wise reservation will be as per govt. guidelines issued in this regard. The above requirement is for BHEL’s project sites and Manufacturing units spread across the country.

Job Specifications:

Position Educational Qualification Upper Age Limit (years) as on 01/09/2016
Engineer Trainee (Mechanical/ Electrical) Full-Time Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering /Technology or Five year integrated Master’s degree or Dual Degree programme in Engineering or Technology in the disciplines of Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from a recognized Indian University/ Institute* 27 Years (Candidates born before 01/09/1989 are not eligible to apply) 29 years for candidates having two year’s full time Post Graduate in Engineering or Business Administration/ Management
IMPORTANT NOTE: Candidates should be in a position to produce their Degree/Final year marks sheets by 1st June, 2017 or at the time of Interview, whichever is earlier.

Equivalent Qualifications in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
For the above two disciplines of Engineering (i.e. Mechanical and Electrical) candidates with Engineering Degree in other disciplines considered equivalent by BHEL as below may also apply.
BHEL Discipline GATE -2017 Code Disciplines of Engineering considered by BHEL for position of Engineer Trainee
MECHANICAL ME 1. Industrial and Production Engineering
2. Industrial Engineering
3. Mechanical Production and Tool Engineering
4. Production Technology Manufacturing Engineering (NIFFT Ranchi)
5. Mechatronics
6. Manufacturing Process and Automation
7. Power Plant Engineering
8. Production Engineering
9. Production and Industrial Engineering
10. Thermal Engineering
11. Manufacturing Technology
12. Power Engineering
Note :Candidates having qualification in above Engineering disciplines should take GATE-2017 paper only in ME code, if they wish to be considered for Mechanical Discipline in BHEL
ELECTRICAL EE 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 Engineering
10. Power Engineering
Note : Candidates having qualification in above
Engineering disciplines should take GATE-2017
paper only in EE code, if they wish to be
considered for Electrical Discipline in BHEL



1. For PH candidates: Reservation for PH candidates will be in accordance with Government directives.

2. Upper age limit is relaxable for candidates belonging to the following categories as under:- SC/ST: – by 5 years OBC (NCL): – by 3 years


Candidates joining BHEL as Engineer Trainees will undergo training for one year. During training period, basic pay of Rs,20,600/- in the scale of pay of Rs 20,600-46,500/- will be paid. After successful completion of training, the trainees will be absorbed as Engineers in the scale of pay of Rs 24,900- 50,500/- with a basic pay of Rs 24,900/- Besides Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance (Currently 114.8% of Basic Pay), Perks and other Allowances (46% of Basic Pay) and benefits such as Leave, Leave Encashment, Medical facilities for self and dependent family members, Provident Fund, Gratuity, Performance Related Pay, Uniform, Subsidized Canteen Facilities, Company‟s accommodation or HRA etc. will be admissible as per Company Rules as applicable from time to time. The approximate CTC is Rs 8.0 Lakhs per annum for ETs.


Application for the Engineer Trainee position is a two stage process: A) Applying for Gate – 2017 Examination – Application process underway. B) Applying to BHEL – Application window opens on 9 th January, 2017. • Candidates who wish to apply for the position of Engineer Trainee in BHEL will be required to take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering – 2017 (GATE-2017). • Candidates will then have to separately apply on-line to BHEL for which BHEL recruitment website will be activated from 9 th January, 2017 to 3 rdFebruary, 2017. • In BHEL‟s on-line application, candidates will have to furnish their GATE-2017 Registration Numberwhich will be available on GATE-2017 Admit Card.

APPLYING FOR GATE-2017 Examination:

• For detailed information on GATE- 2017 and on-line submission of application for GATE- 2017, interested candidates may log on to:


Milestones Schedule date
For GATE 2017* – As per GATE-2017 Notification
On-line submission of applications commences 1 st September, 2016
Closing of On-line Submission of application 4 thOctober, 2016
For BHEL Engineer Trainee – 2016-17
On-line submission of applications commences 9 th January, 2017 at 10: 00 AM
Closing of On-line Submission of application 3 rdFebruary, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Last date for receipt of copy of Acknowledgement. Slip at BHEL 3 rd March, 2017(10 thMarch, 2017 – for candidates in North East and far flung areas)