PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2023: List, Salary Structure, Eligibility

By Himanshu Bajpai|Updated : September 28th, 2022

Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) across India accept applications from candidates who have qualified for GATE 2023. Candidates who have cleared the exam can apply for PSU recruitment through GATE 2023 to recruit engineers for executive posts. Major PSUs that recruit through GATE are IOCL, NTPC, BPCL, SAIL, DRDO, GAIL, SAIL, POSOCO, and HPCL, just a few names. Public Sector Undertakings are the government of India-owned companies that offer employment to all Indian candidates based on the GATE score. Candidates who want to undergo PSU recruitment through GATE 2023 score can see every small detail of the exam here.

Get complete details about the various PSU recruitment through the GATE 2023, eligibility, dates, selection process, vacancies, salary, cut-off, and the direct link to apply online. The selection process for PSU recruitment through GATE score will be followed by a Personal Interview (PI)/ Group Discussion (GD) followed by companies' rules and procedures. Based on GATE 2023 scores, candidates can apply for PSU recruitment per the notification released by the PSUs on their websites.

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What are PSUs?

PSU Stands for Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) or Public Sector Enterprise. PSUs are those companies wholly or partially owned by the Government of India or one of the states or territorial governments. However, the company stock is majority-owned by the government. Candidates appointed for PSU recruitment through GATE 2023 will be appointed equivalent to gazetted officers. Candidates who wish to get admission through recruitment through GATE 2023 PSUs can also go through the below article.

Types of PSUs in India

The PSU Recruitment through GATE 2023 scores will be divided into four categories based on several parameters: global presence, listing on the Indian Stock Exchange, net worth, and annual turnover.

Sr. no.

Type of PSUs

1.

Maharatna

2.

Navratna

3.

Miniratna Catagory- 1

4.

Miniratna Catagory- 2

PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2023

Here is a list of PSUs categorized as Maharatna, Navratna, and Miniratna recruiting engineers. PSU recruitment through GATE 2023 will be conducted in Maharatna, Navratna, and Miniratna as per marks on the scorecard. The list of PSUs recruiting through GATE is given below.

List of PSUs recruiting through GATE 2023

NTPC

MECL

AAI

BPC

BSPHCL

ONGC

EIL

BCI

HMT

MECL

SAIL

HAL

RCFL

ITI

DDA

BHEL

BSNL

NLC

NFDC

MRPL

IOCL

NALCO

NFL

MECON

CRIS

BARC

DRDO

BPSC

THDC

BEML

BPCL

OIL

RVNL

NSICL

BDST

HPCL

NLC

MTNL

FSNL

BPHED

CIL

RINL

CSL

EPI

BMRC

GAIL

CONCOR

ITPO

REIL

WBSEDCL

POWERGRID

NMDC

GRSE

SECI

CVPPPL

POCOSO

HPU

NPCIL

RITES

MNRE

NBCC

CEL

ECIL

OMPL

PSPCL

MGL

HURL

BISHPGCLOPTCL

MDL

KIOCLNHAINHPC

Benefits of PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2023

There has been a major thrust on PSU recruitment through GATE 2023. The reasons why PSU recruitment through GATE is increasing in demand are mentioned here.

  • Several PSUs shortlist candidates based on their GATE Scores, thus, making the recruitment process easier for those with good GATE Scores.
  • PSUs offer a great salary package with over a dozen perks and allowances, making it one of the most lucrative jobs in the country.
  • PSUs' perks and benefits include good housing accommodation, foreign trips, extended leaves, etc. These perks are a bonus to a job where you are already paid a good salary.
  • Candidates find stability in their jobs.
  • Work-life balance is maintained for those who get recruited by the PSUs.
  • PSUs offer sabbatical leave for pursuing higher education.

How to Apply for PSU Recruitment Through GATE?

The application process for PSU Recruitment through GATE 2023 is quite easy. Some PSUs ask you to apply online, while some do offline. Here are the steps that need to be followed to apply for PSU Recruitment through GATE Scores online.

For Offline Application Mode

In the case of Offline mode, you need to download the application form from the official website of that PSU, fill it up and send it by post to the address mentioned in their notification.

For Online Application Mode

  • You need to fill out the online form by filling out the application form with the required details.
  • Then the next step would be to upload the required documents such as your photograph, signature, GATE Score Card, etc.
  • Pay the required amount of the application fee as mentioned in the notification.
  • Lastly, take a printout of the filled-in application form needed while appearing for the next stage.

Eligibility Criteria for PSU Recruitment Through GATE

The PSU specifies the eligibility criteria for PSU recruitment through GATE 2023 in its official notification. Usually, the basic eligibility criteria required to apply for the recruitment process for PSUs in India are as follows.

  • Valid GATE Score of the current year: The validity of the GATE Scorecard may vary depending upon the PSU However, in most recruitments, the GATE Score of the current year is acceptable.
  • Age Limit: The age limit is usually between 21 and 28 years.
  • B. Tech/B. E Qualified: Minimum pass percentage or CGPA in B.E/ B.Tech.
  • Medical Fitness: Candidates should be medically fit.

You must note that the eligibility criteria for PSU recruitment through GATE varies with the recruiting PSU. Thus, you may not find similar eligibility criteria required by all the PSUs for recruitment through GATE Scores.

List of PSU Recruitment Through GATE 2023

Here is a list of PSU Recruitment through GATE 2023 scores. The number of vacancies, disciplines, and application date with the name of the PSU are given below in the table. You can also find a list of PSUs that recruit for Mechanical, Civil, CS, IT, Chemical, Electrical, etc., engineering disciplines. We will keep you updated as per the recruitment released by the PSU for recruitment through GATE.

PSU Name

Discipline

Indian Oil (IOCL)

CH, CE, EE, ME, IN

Power Grid

Electrical, Electronics, Civil

SAIL

Mechanical, Metallurgy, Electrical, Chemical, Instrumentation, and Mining Engineering

EIL

ME,EE,CE,CH,IN

MRPL

ME, EE, IN, CH, CS, CE, CY

NTPC

Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, and Instrumentation

ONGC

ME, CE, ECE, CS, IT, EE

NPCPCIL

Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Instrumentation, Civil, Industrial, & Fire Safety Engineering

POSOCO

Electrical/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical)/ Computer Science/ CS/IT

BHEL

ME, EE

BMRCL

CE

BPCL

ME

BSPHCL

EE, CE

MDSL

EE, ME

GAIL

Chemical,

Instrumentation

DRDO

EC,CS,ME

DDA

Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

WBSEDCL

CE, EE

NFL

CH, ME, EE, IN, CS

Midhani

ME, MT, EE

NBCC

Civil, Electrical

RITES

CE, ME, EE, EC

CEL

ECE, ME, EE

HAL

Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Civil

H.P.U. (Haryana Power Utilities )

Electrical

THDC

EE, ME, CE

PSTCL

EE, EEE

ECIL

ME, ECE, CS

NALCO

ME, E.E., E.C.E., IN, MT

NHPC

EE, EC, CE, ME, PE, GG

IRCON

CE, EE

NHAI

CE

PSU Salary Structure

Here we are presenting the salary composition of various PSUs for different positions such as Graduate Trainee (GT), Management Trainee (MT), Executive Trainees (ET), Graduate Engineers (GE), Engineer Trainees (ET), Graduate Engineers (GE), Trainee Engineers (TE), etc.

Name of PSUs

Sector

Status

Salary Structure

Salary CTC

Airport Authority Of India Limited (AAI)

Civil Aviation

Mini­ Ratna

₹ 16,400 - ­40,500

₹ 8,00,000

National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Limited

Power

Mini­ Ratna

₹ 20,600­ - 46500

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited

Petroleum and Natural Gas

Maharatna

₹ 60,000-1,80,000

₹ 16,50,000

Coal India Limited (CIL)

Mining

Maharatna

₹ 50,000 – 1,60,000

₹ 11,00,000

Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL)

Petroleum and Natural Gas

Maharatna

₹ 24,900-50,500

₹ 12,00,000

National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)

Power

Maharatna

₹ 60,000 – 1,80,000

₹ 18,00,000

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

Petroleum and Natural Gas

Navratna

₹ 60,000 – 1,80,000

₹ 16,00,000

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

Defense

Navratna

₹ 60,000 – 1,80,000

₹ 13,00,000

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)

Petroleum and Natural Gas

Navratna

₹ 60,000 – 1,80,000

₹ 16,00,000

Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL)

Petroleum & Natural Gas

Navratna

₹ 60,000 – 1,80,000

₹ 16,00,000

National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO)

Mining

Navratna

₹ 40,500 -1,40,000

₹ 11,00,000

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)

Power

Navratna

₹ 60,000 – 1,80,000

₹ 20,00,000

National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)

Fertilizer

Mini­ Ratna

₹ 16,400 - ­40,500

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC)

Mining and Power

Navratna

₹ 20,600­ - 46500

₹ 7,85,000

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

Defense

Navratna

₹ 16,400 - ­40,500

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

Defense

Navratna

₹ 16,400 - ­40,500

Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL)

Defense

Mini ­Ratna

₹ 40,000-1,40,000

₹ 10,00,000

Steel Authority of India (SAIL)

Steel & Iron

Maharatna

₹ 20,600­ - 46500

₹ 10,00,000

Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL)

Mining

Mini ­Ratna

₹ 16,400 - ­40,500

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VIZAG)

Steel

Navratna

₹ 20,600­ - 46500

Central Electronics Limited (CEL)

Electronics

Navratna

₹ 40,000-1,40,000

₹ 9,00,000

Rail India Technical and Economic Service Limited (RITES)

Infrastructure

Mini ­Ratna

₹ 40,000-1,40,000

₹ 9,00,000

National Mineral Development Corporation Limited (NMDC)

Steel and Iron

Navratna

₹ 16,400 - ­40,500

Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML)

Defense

Mini ­Ratna

₹ 24,900-50,500

Shipping Corporation of India Limited (SCIL)

Shipping

Navratna

₹ 20,600­ - 46500

Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (RECL)

Power

Navratna

₹ 20,600­ - 46500

Engineers India Limited (EIL)

Petroleum & Natural Gas

Mini­ Ratna

₹ 60,000-1,80,000

Oil India Limited (OIL)

Petroleum and Natural Gas

Navratna

₹ 24,900 - 50,500

Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFCL)

Finance

Navratna

₹ 24,900 - 50,500

GATE Cutoff for PSU Recruitment

To be eligible for PSU recruitment through GATE 2023, one must score the qualifying marks in GATE to proceed to the next stage of the recruitment process. GATE Cutoff for PSU recruitment varies as per the stream of the candidates, i.e., you will find different cutoffs for GATE ME, CE, EE, CH, CS, IT, ECE, and other engineering disciplines. However, knowing the GATE previous years cut off is important to achieve the target score. So, we have compiled the GATE Previous Year Cut off for IOCL, NTPC, HPCL, and ONGC.

GATE Cutoff for NTPC Recruitment 2019

Discipline

Cutoff

General

Electrical

GATE AIR

677

Cut off marks

81

Mechanical

GATE AIR

1108

Cut off marks

72.66

Electronics

GATE AIR

316

Cut off marks

64

Instrumentation

GATE AIR

328

Cut off marks

52

Mining

GATE AIR

237

Cut off marks

39.33

GATE Cutoff for NTPC Recruitment 2017 and 2018

Stream

Year

General

CE

2017

82.43

2016

73.12

ME

2018

77.28

2017

81.02

EE

2018

68.33

2017

62.84

EC

2018

51.67

2017

65.95

IN

2018

69.67

2017

72.35

GATE Cutoff For IOCL Recruitment 2017

Stream

2017

UR

OBC

Civil

69.29

67.93

Mechanical

71.82

71.11

Electrical

52.95

52.17

Electronics

61.65

59.92

Instrumentation

55.03

55.02

Computer Science and IT

64.29

60.37

GATE Cutoff for ONGC Recruitment 2019

Engineering Discipline

Category

Cutoff Score

AEE (Mechanical)

UR

856

OBC

812

SC

695

ST

677

EWS.

818

AEE (Electronics)

UR

868

OBC

814

SC

692

ST

618

EWS.

803

AEE (Electrical)

UR

841

OBC

778

SC

693

ST

704

EWS

781

AEE (Civil)

UR

915

OBC

841

SC

774

ST

808

EWS

871

GATE Cutoff for SAIL Recruitment 2018

Stream

UR

OBC

Chemical

73.74

69.37

EE

73.72

66.5

IN

77.63

73.87

Mining

80.09

76.46

Metallurgy

68.33

60.08

GATE Cutoff for HPCL Recruitment 2017 and 2018

Stream

GEN

2017

2018

Mechanical

76.92

68.45

Civil

76.92

70.04

Electrical

62.39

58.64

Instrumentation

64.35

44.33

ET and TC

57.77

73.05

Chemical

56.67

56.67

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FAQs on PSU Recruitment Through GATE

  • Some of the major PSUs that recruit through the GATE Score are given below -

    • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
    • Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
    • Airports Authority of India (AAI)
    • Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL)
    • HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited)
    • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
    • Power Grid Corporation of India (POWERGRID), & other PSUs
  • The posts for which PSU recruitment through GATE 2023 for engineers will occur are -

    • Graduate Apprentice Engineers (GAEs)
    • Junior Executive
    • Management Trainee
    • Scientific Assistant 
    • Junior Manager
  • Some of the PSUs that recruit Mechanical Engineers through GATE are as follows:

    • HPCL
    • IOCL
    • SAIL
    • HAL
    • IOCL
    • BARC, etc.
  • The average salary for a fresher varies between Rs. 7 lakh to Rs. 14 lakh per annum for the jobs recruitment through GATE in a PSU.

  • Candidates who have a valid GATE score as per the engineering discipline can apply for PSU recruitment through GATE 2023.

  • The selection process for recruitment through GATE in PSUs is usually through a Personal Interview (PI) or Group discussion (GD). However, in some cases, the PSUs can hold a competitive examination as well.

  • Yes, each PSU releases a job recruitment notification through GATE as per its availability of vacancies and then you have to apply depending upon your eligibility criteria and other parameters as specified in the Notification PDF.

  • A PSU is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) that are wholly or partially owned by the Government of India or one of the states or territorial governments or both.

  • Yes, many PSUs recruitment is done without GATE Scores. However, in such cases, the selection process varies as per the post for which recruitment is released.

  • The PSUs that recruit on the basis of GATE Scores offer a handsome salary package along with the following perks and allowances:

    • Good housing accommodation
    • Foreign trips
    • Dearness Allowance 
    • Extended Leave
    • Cafeteria Allowance
    • Shift Allowance
    • Transport Allowance
    • Health care facilities
    • Sabbatical leave, and many other allowances
  • Undoubtedly, recruitment through PSU is one of the most prestigious jobs that one can get in the country. Being appointed in a PSU helps you avail handsome salary, perks and allowances, recognition & respect. The services offered by PSUs are immense. Moreover, you get job security with a work-life balance in recruitment through PSUs.

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