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PSU Hiring Through GATE Examination: Things You Should Know

Graduate Aptitude Test For Engineering popularly known as ‘GATE’, is one of the toughest competitive exams in India. One of the most promising things about GATE is that PSUs accept the GATE score to hire brilliant engineers at various posts. Based on the scores candidates will get in the GATE exam, he or she will be eligible for the recruitment process. If you wish to know more about the gateway to the top India PSUs through GATE 2021, then you should refer to our blog!
GATE exam scorecard is also important to secure admissions in the post-graduate programs, get jobs in the top Public Sector Undertaking (PSUs), or fly overseas for higher studies. Those aspirants who score exceptionally well in the GATE examination are also provided scholarships by the MRHD & other Government firms during their higher studies.
What Are PSUs?
Public Sector Undertaking as popularly known as 'PSU' are those enterprises or companies that are regulated and governed by the Union Government of India, or state governments, or both. The company share is owned by the government in the majority. PSUs can be further divided into categories on the basis of their annual turnover and net worth such as:

  • Maharatna

  • Navratna

  • Miniratna Category 1

  • Miniratna Category 2

Why Aim For Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs)?
Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) are government corporate bodies & it shares 51% of their share with both the central government and state governments sectors. PSU functions just like a private company but life in PSU job is secured and nice. You will receive all the perks and benefits such as medical facilities, traveling allowance, cellular allowance, discount vouchers, coupons, canteen and quarter to stay, etc. No wonder most of the engineering aspirants aim to live amazing ‘Life Of PSU’, and enjoy their work. PSU generally selects candidates as Engineer Trainees at entry-level, when aspirants possess a good rank card of the GATE exam.
At present, around 2000+ positions are available in India that are led by top-tier PSUs. To crack the PSU interview, an aspirant should have sound technical knowledge and skills in corresponding engineering courses. PSU GATE exam is one such examination that will help candidates achieve brilliance, test their technical knowledge and aptitude. Besides, there is various PSU exam for recruitment on an individual basis without
GATE scores that candidates can keep a track on and apply directly through the official site.
PSUs Jobs Through GATE 2021
Here are the important dates and number of posts available in PSU through GATE 2021:

PSU Name

Application Date

Total Posts


Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited

December 7-28, 2020 


Electrical Engineering


February 15 to March 16, 2021

Chemical -15
Instrumentation – 10

Chemical: Chemical Technology, Petrochemical, Petrochemical Technology, Instrumentation: Electrical and Instrumentation, Instrumentation and Control, Electrical and Electronics

Power Grid

March 25, 2021

To Be Announced (TBA)

Power Engineering/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Electronics and Telecommunication/ Power Systems Engineering/ Electrical Power/ Telecommunication Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Electrical Communication




Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Geology, Textile Engineering, Metallurgy, Mathematics, Material Science, Civil Engineering


March 1 to March 21, 2021

Electrical – 10
Mechanical – 14
Materials Management – 25
Mining – 18

Mining, Electrical, Materials Management,


February 23 to March 9, 2021


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

KIOCL Limited



Electrical and Electronics, Instrumentation and Control/ Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Mining, Metallurgical

NHPC Limited


Civil – 30
Mechanical – 21

Civil and Mechanical




Telecommunications/ Electrical with Specialization in Electronics/ Civil/ Electronics/ Architecture




Civil Engineering




Metallurgy, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation Engineering


January 12 to February 1, 2021


Computer Science and Information Technology, Mechanical, Metallurgy, BTech/ B.E in Chemical, Petrochemical, Civil, Electronics and Instrumentation; M.Tech/ M.E in Chemical, Electronics and Communication, Mechanical, Metallurgical Engineering




Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical and Instrumentation




Instrumentation, Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical and IT












Civil/ Electrical Engineering

DST Bihar



Electrical, Civil, Communication and Electronics, Mechanical Engineering

Vizag Steel



Instrumentation, Metallurgy, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering




Civil Engineering








Chemical, Mechanical and Civil Engineering




Mechanical Engineering

OIL India



Geology, Mechanical, Geophysics




Electrical, Civil




Civil Engineering




Metallurgy, Mechanical, Electrical

Eligibility Criteria For PSU through GATE
To be eligible for PSU job through GATE 2021:
The applicant should have valid GATE scores in a related subject. Other than this, there are some more requirements for factors given below that you should check for the selective job profile:

  • Medical Records

  • Minimum pass percentage or CGPA in Bachelor’s Degree

  • Age limit

How To Apply?
Many of the PSUs give options for online mode of application. To apply for PSU GATE jobs 2021 the following steps can be followed-

  • Firstly, you will have to register online, upload the required documents and submit the application form after filling it completely.

  • You will have to pay the required application fee based on the PSU either online or offline.

  • Details of the GATE examination such as registration number, scores are important requirements while filling up the application form of different PSUs.

  • After the conclusion of the GATE exam, the application dates of certain PSUs will be announced.

List of top Indian PSUs which recruit candidates based on their GATE scores:

  • Indian oil.

  • BSNL.

  • Delhi Development Authority.

  • Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Co.Ltd.

  • Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited( NPCIL).

  • Oil &Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).

  • Power System Operation Corporation Ltd.

  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited(PGCIL).

  • Punjab State Power Corporation Limited.

  • Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited.

  • West Bengal State Electricity Distribution Company Limited.

  • Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

  • Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

  • Airport Authority of India.

  • Cabinet Secretariat

  • IRCON International Limited

  • Vizag Steel Plant /Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited.

  • Tehri Hydro Development Corporation India Ltd. (THDC)

  • Rail India Technical and Economic Service.

  • Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL)

  • Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC)

  • Krishak Bharati Cooperative Limited (KRIBHCO)

  • Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL)

  • Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL)

  • National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

  • Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd.

  • Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI)

  • Delhi Transco Limited

  • Tata Power

  • Haryana Power Utilities

  • National Textiles Corporation (NTC)

  • National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC).

  • National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).

  • National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)

  • National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd.

  • Bharat Earth Movers Limited.

  • Institute of Plasma Research (IPR)

  • Educational Consultants of India Limited (EDCIL)

PSU are very strict with their hiring rules and regulation policy. To crack an exam like GATE 2022, it is important for an aspirant to train him or herself in the best possible manner so that he or she gets a job without facing much pressure at the interview. Let the numbers, technical knowledge, and skills speak for you. It’s not always easy to self-prepare for the toughest exams like GATE. Therefore, most aspirants need GATE coaching classes for the right guidance and preparation. Although, there are various offline coaching centers; however, it's advisable you can do a bit of research online, check the ratings or reviews and then opt for a coaching center for GATE exam preparation.
Ekeeda is one of the best tech educational platforms that provide GATE online lectures for aspirants. Other than this, you will get access to a host of facilities such as PDF notes, live lectures, online mock tests, model/previous year question papers for rigorous preparation. Our online classes for GATE are designed by top educators from IITs keeping in mind the latest
GATE syllabus and trends. Also, you will get some quick tips and tricks to score accurate marks and attempt questions speedily during the exam. Great coaching is the key to effective preparation and understand your capabilities in an efficient way.
Ekeeda faculty spend a significant amount of time researching their educational content before it imparts to the aspirants. Our GATE online classes provide flexibility for candidates to pick any topic and prepare anytime. Moreover, there are scholarships, mock tests to perform brilliantly in the exam. The scholarships are discounts on the online course material. Download
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Few Reasons Why Aspirants Should Look For PSU Jobs Through GATE Exam Opportunity:

  • Selection through GATE 2022 exam will be through a computer-based test or CBT. Marks cannot be manually altered thus candidates will be satisfied with the marks.

  • PSU offers security and reliability

  • PSU focuses on research and development areas and it helps for the overall growth in life.

  • Pay scales are extremely good and come under the pay commissions. Besides you enjoy various perks, incentives, health care facilities, house allowances, and more. Additional perks would be leaves, discounts, and foreign trips depending upon the relationship with the senior managers.

  • PSU jobs give opportunities for foreign tours for training purposes.

  • Leaves are extendable as per the requirements with employees receiving benefits from departments such as HR To Healthcare.

GATE CutOff for PSUs
Candidates can check the previous year's cutoff to know what will be the GATE cutoff scores for PSUs. Using the previous year's Cutoffs, the candidates can set their target and prepare accordingly for the GATE examination.
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