BHEL Recruits Engineers Through GATE 2012

Now you can land as an Engineer Trainee in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) if you could score in the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineers (GATE) 2012.

There are a total of 800 posts (refer below table for details), BHEL will use the scores obtained in GATE 2012 for inviting applicants for personal interview.

Please note that candidates have to apply separately for BHEL after receiving GATE 2012 admit cards. You can visit here to get information and important dates to apply for GATE 2012.

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) is one of the oldest and largest state-owned engineering and manufacturing enterprise in India in the energy-related and infrastructure sector which includes Power, Railways, Transmission and Distribution, Oil and Gas sectors and many more.

S. No Discipline No. of posts
1 Mechanical 550
2 Electrical 175
3 Electronics 75
Total posts 800

Salary & Service Bond

The salaries for engineer trainees will be either Rs. 750,000 per annum (at manufacturing units) or Rs. 880,000 per annum (at project sites) depending upon the site location. There will be service bond, candidates who are selected are required to sign service bond for a period of three years.

How to apply for BHEL

Steps Activity
1 Apply for GATE 2012, Visit here
2 Download admit card from GATE websites on 02 January 2012
3 Get the GATE 2012 Registration Number from the Admit Card
4 Apply to BHEL from 04 January 2012 onwards at
5 You will receive an acknowledgement receipt with a unique number
6 Take print out of the acknowledgement receipt & send it to BHEL along with a processing fee of Rs 100 in case of General or OBC and NIL in case of SC / ST / PH candidates. Attest a passport size photograph should be the same which was submitted to GATE 2012 application form.
Done If you are shortlisted you will receive an interview call letter from BHEL

Timeline for BHEL application process

Activity Date
Advertisement announcement 12 September 2011
BHEL Recruitment website link enabled on 04 January 2012
Last date for submitting online applications 28 January 2012
Last date for receipt of acknowledge slips along with application fee ar BHEL 22 February 201229 February 2012 for candidates belonging to North East & Far flung areas

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Lately we have reported by IOCL Recruitment through GATE 2012, which can be read from here.

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  1. I am from production engg. & applying under the ME discipline. But on the BHEL site it shows Invalid registration no. when i enter the registration no provided on my admit card…Solution?

  2. sir,
    i aplied for BHEL. .
    on clicking the submit button, application didnt come.
    can i apply it again or is there any way to recieve my application again. .
    plz inform me soon sir..

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