01 Oct 2021
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What Is NMDC?
National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) is one of the major PSUs and Indian state-controlled mineral producers. It’s 72% owned by the Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel. NMDC Limited is a Navratna Company with its registered office located in Hyderabad.
NMDC is involved in the exploration of iron ore, copper, rock phosphate, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, bentonite, magnesite, diamond, tin, tungsten, graphite, etc. It is India’s largest iron ore producer & exporter that produces more than 35 million tons of iron ore from 3 fully mechanized mines in Chhattisgarh & Karnataka. It also operates the only mechanized diamond mine in the nation at Panna in Madhya Pradesh.
Slowly and steadily, NMDC is also moving from mining to mining-cum-manufacturing company by setting up of value-added projects like 3 MTPA steel plant at Nagarnar, Chhattisgarh and pelletization plants in Karnataka & Chhattisgarh. Spreading its arm, NMDC Limited has taken over a Silica Sand mining and beatification project from Uttar Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Ltd., The plant has been designed to produce high purity beneficial silica sand of around 3,00,000 tonnes per year which is a raw material for the production of float/sheet glass.
As a drive for waste-to-wealth management, R&D has taken up the new product development through its intensive efforts. It's for the production of high–tech and high-value products from blue dust to be used for defence applications. NMDC growth strategy envisages mainly through the brown-field expansion of existing mines and improves the evacuation along with it. The development of green field mines in Chhattisgarh has also been planned through JVs with the State Mining Corporations.
About NMDC Steel Limited
NMDC Steel Limited is a privately incorporated firm established in 2015. It is classified as Union Govt company and it is registered at 'Registrar of Companies' Chhattisgarh. Its authorized share capital is INR 3,000,000 and its paid-up capital is INR 1,100,000. It is involved in the casting of metals and the directors of NMDC Steel Limited are Mr Prasant Dash, Amitava Mukherjee, Somnath Nandi, and Alok Kumar Mehta.
NMDC Recruitment 2021
Every year, NDMC Limited looks for promising, dedicated, energetic young Graduate Engineers with brilliant academic records to join the organization as engineering executive trainees and Junior Managers in the disciplines of Electrical, Mechanical & Mining, Mineral Processing and Computer Information Technology. NDMC has also planned to recruit candidates through GATE 2021 exam. Take a look at post-wise details for NDMC Recruitment 2021
Let’s understand in detail:
Executive Trainee (ET)
Educational Qualifications: Candidates should have passed Full-Time Engineering Degree in a concerned discipline with 60% marks as a minimum.
Engineering disciplines: Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Mineral Processing and Computer Information Technology.
Maximum Age – The upper age limit for NMDC Executive Trainee is 27 Years for General Category candidates. There will be special age relaxation provided to various category candidates. The age relaxation is as follows:
For the SC/ST candidates an upper age relaxation of 5 years
For the OBC (NCL) candidates an upper age relaxation of 3 years
For the PwD candidates an upper age relaxation of 10 years is provided to the students.
During the interview, the candidates who will claim age-relaxation under various categories will need to present supportive documents.
The selection procedure for NMDC Limited is given below:
Part 1 Subject Knowledge (on specific trade) 30 marks
General Knowledge 20 marks
Numerical & Reasoning Ability 20 marks
Part 2 Interview 30 marks
The starting basic pay for Executive Trainee will be INR 20,600 per month
After one year – INR 20,600 to INR 46,500/- per month (Basic pay as INR 21,860 pm)
Training and Probation: Candidates selected as Executive Trainees will be placed under training for one year. After successful completion of training, the candidates shall be placed under probation for one year.
Job Location: The qualified candidates will be posted to any of the Plant/Unit locations of the NMDC company. Candidates will not be allowed to seek or apply for transfer to any other plant/unit location for the initial four years of service. For departmental candidates, this restriction will be for the initial two years.
Educational Qualifications: The candidates should be a student of the CS & IT Discipline. I.e. MCA or BE/B. Tech (Computer/CS/IT) or Degree in Engineering + PG Diploma in Computer Application Programming/ Computer Mgt./Systems Management from a recognized University/Institute.
Experience: The candidate should have a Post qualification experience of 2 (two) years as given below in any one of the functional areas:
Network & Infrastructure - Design/modify LAN, WAN, Firewalls, L2/L3 Switches, Routers, Leased lines, Windows Active Directory, DNS, Exchange Server, Virtualisation.
Database/System Administration – Manage databases like Oracle, SQL Server, perform DBA related tasks, UNIX, Linux, Windows Server Management, write scripts, backup/recovery, apply patches, upgrades.
Software – Write/maintain programs in languages like C/C++/Java/JSP, VB, .NET, create stored procedures, functions, database triggers etc., create and maintain websites, manage middleware, perform software engineering tasks.
Educational Qualification: The candidate must be a student of Instrumentation Discipline: Degree in Instrumentation Engineering from a recognised University/Institute.
Experience: The candidate must have a minimum of 2 (two) years of post-qualification working experience in the process industries like Iron & Steel /Benefaction/Pellet/Power/Fertilizers/ Chemical/ Cement plants.
Pay Scale: The pay scale for Junior Manger will be INR 50000-3%-160000
Selection Process: The candidates will be called for an Interview/GD or both for the post of M-2 and M-4 grade based on the performance in the Written Test by following reservation policy. Candidates are expected to score minimum marks in the written test in order to move to the further selection round, which will be:
UR – 40 marks
Thus, NDMC recruits dynamic and brilliant engineers to fill up these vacancies in the various divisions, units/locations. Those who are interested can apply for it provided they fit into the eligibility criteria. To apply for NMDC Recruitment 2021 candidates can visit the official site – NDMC ltd
National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) is a well-known organisation and provides great career opportunities for engineering candidates. Candidates who wish to secure NMDC jobs will have to attempt the GATE 2022 Exam. IIT, Kharagpur will conduct the GATE 2022 Exam and the official notification has been released – GATE 2022
NDMC Recruitment Through GATE 2021
For the selection, the candidates will have to attempt GATE. On the basis of their GATE scores, candidates will be called for an interview/test. With NDMC Recruitment Through GATE 2021, the candidates can bank positions as Executive Trainees and Junior Managers in the disciplines of Electrical, Mechanical & Mining Engineering. GATE was held on February 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14, 2021.
Read our blog to know more about NMDC Recruitment through GATE 2021.
NMDC Recruitment through GATE 2021: Eligibility Criteria
Candidates will have to meet the eligibility criteria as specified by the authorities for NMDC recruitment through GATE 2021. While all the candidates are required to have a valid GATE 2021 score, there will be other common requirements for NMDC recruitment. The detailed eligibility criteria will be released by the authorities.
Some common eligibility criteria:
Full-time Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology
Final year/Semester candidates are also eligible to apply, subject to production of the final pass certificate of eligible qualification at the time of Group Discussion (GD) & Interview, otherwise, their candidature will not be entertained.
A candidate with the prescribed degree identified for the disciplines can only apply for the post of Executive Trainee and Junior Managers in the respective disciplines.
Application Process: NMDC Recruitment through GATE 2021
The registration process for NMDC recruitment through GATE 2021 was available in online mode. Candidates had to provide the GATE 2021 registration number to fill the NMDC recruitment 2021 form. Along with the application form, the candidates had to submit their personal, educational and academic details. Information about the GATE such as registration number and others also had to be provided. An amount of INR 500 had to be paid by all the candidates as the application fee which was non-refundable.
NMDC Recruitment Through GATE 2021: Selection Process
Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their secured GATE 2021 scores. Interview or selection tests are conducted by the authorities.
Weightage (marks) Out of 100
GATE -2021 score in concerned discipline
Group Discussion (GD)
Here are few key reasons to Join NMDC - India largest iron ore producer & exporter
NMDC offers excellent and most rewarding career opportunities for engineering candidates in various plants, units and locations across the nation. As you grow in the organization, you will receive greater responsibility paving way for a professional and rewarding experience in life. At NMDC, one gets multiple opportunities to work along with excellent learning culture with the growth of employees being backed by experienced seniors and enthusiastic peers.
The Executive Trainees are inducted into the organizational activities to give them the much-needed head start and the right direction.
Every employee is provided training that will help them to upgrade their capabilities and keep the organization ahead of the growing competition & technological challenges. The avenues of growth are such that the employees who have kickstarted their careers in NMDC executive trainees at induction level have elevated to top Management positions.
Work and personal life balance is a very important part of your success and NMDC offers its employees the best work-life balance. Due to good working hours, friendly seniors and other allowances, discounts, one doesn't have to worry about missing those precious family moments. You have just 8-8.30 hours of working under which you can give the best, other than this you're entitled to various leaves and perks. The employees are provided office quarters to stay nearby which again saves your time and energy. Ultimately, a good work-life balance will give you inner peace and a healthy lifestyle ahead.
NMDC assures a promising future for technical candidates with a conducive work environment and the best salary packages. You will get many opportunities to learn a lot of things from experienced seniors and peers where there is highly cooperative work culture.
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How do I get a job at NMDC?
In order to bank a job in NMDC, candidates should have pursued Full-Time Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in the relevant disciplines. The eligible candidates will have to appear for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and based on the GATE marks & other requirements, candidates will be shortlisted for Executive Trainees and Junior Managers for various plants/units/locations across India. IIT Kharagpur will conduct the GATE 2022 exam and the official notification has been released in August 2021. The registrations are already in process and the last date to fill the application form will be 24 September 2021. For more information, you can visit – GATE 2022
What is the salary of NMDC?
Different posts will have different salary structures based on the grades and increments. For more information on the exact salary for every position, candidates can - click here
What is the highest salary in NMDC?
The highest drawn salary is for the post of Chairman and Managing Director under GRADE - A and it's 200000-3%-370000.
Is Gate compulsory for NMDC?
Yes! GATE is compulsory for NMDC recruitment. Based on the GATE scores and other recruitment processes such as Group Discussion and Personal Interview, candidates will be shortlisted for various posts in NMDC.
Is NMDC a government company?
NMDC Limited known as National Mineral Development Corporation is an Indian state-controlled mineral producer. It’s 72% owned by the Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel. NMDC Limited is a Navratna Company under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel with its registered office located at Hyderabad.
Can final year students apply for NMDC?
Yes! Final year/Semester candidates are also eligible to apply, subject to they produce the final pass certificate of eligible qualification at the time of Group Discussion (GD) & Interview, otherwise, their candidature will not be entertained.
What GATE score is required for NMDC?
Candidates will be shortlisted based on their GATE 2021 scores, interview or other selection tests conducted by the authorities
Weightage (marks) Out of 100
GATE -2021 score in concerned discipline
Group Discussion (GD)
Is NMDC a PSU?
Yes! NMDC Limited, (formerly National Mineral Development Corporation), incorporated in 1958 is a Government of India fully owned public enterprise. It is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Steel, Government of India.
What is a full form of NMDC?
NMDC full form stands for National Mineral Development Corporation Limited. It’s 72% owned by the Government of India, under the administrative control of Ministry of Steel. NMDC Limited is a Navratna Company with its registered office located in Hyderabad.
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