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GATE 2014: PSUs considering GATE scores for entry level positions

Sep 23 (): GATE 2014 is an All-India Examination for admission into M.Tech./MS/Ph.D. courses in elite institutions like IITs, IISC and various other colleges spread across India.

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering  – GATE 2014 is scheduled to be held  from 1st  February 2014 to 2nd March 2014.

Application process for GATE 2014 has already commenced  from 2nd September 2013. Last date to apply for GATE 2014 is 10th October 2013.

PSUs – Public Sector Undertakings have earlier used GATE scores as a screening tool for recruiting engineers in entry-level positions.

A select few such organizations are: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Power Grid India, etc. Such PSUs are expected to use GATE scores this year as well for recruitment of engineers under various streams.

GATE is administered and conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and seven Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on behalf of the National Coordination Board (NCB)-GATE, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IIT Kharagpur is the organizing Institute for GATE 2014. 

The recruitment process will also include Personal Interview and any other test as stipulated by the concerned PSU.

PSUs making recruitment of engineers through GATE 2014 scores are tabled below:

Name of PSU No of Seats Eligible Streams
Power Grid Yet to be notified Electrical/ Electrical (Power) /Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering 
HPCL Yet to be notified Mechanical/ Civil / Electrical/ Electronics and Communication/ Instrumentation
NHPC 180 Mechanical/ Civil / Electrical
NTPC Yet to be notified Mechanical/ Civil /Electrical/ Electronics/ Instrumentation

Candidates are advised to keep visiting the official websites of the respective PSUs for recruitment notification and also to to know about other eligibility criteria and selection-application process.

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