The public sector undertakings(PSU) in India are the companies that are wholly or partially owned by the government authorities. These organisations provide vast opportunities in several technical and management areas. These opportunities can be grabbed on the basis of merit achieved in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). Mainly, three statuses are assigned to the PSUs in India,namely, maharatna PSUs, Navratna PSUs and MIni Ratna PSUs.
Some criterias are to be satisfied by the organisations in order to be qualified as a navratna,maharatna or mini- ratna psu, like high annual net profit, net turnover rates and the investments they can make with or without government approval. ONGC, IOCL, NTPC, CIL, SAIL, BPCL, GAIL, NLC, HPCL, OIL, PGCIL, HAL, NMDC, NALCO, MDL, AAI, NPCIL are some of the PSUs. Most of the PSUs offer a pay scale of Rs 60,000 to Rs 1,80,000. Recruitment in most of the PSUs take place through GATE scores. Different companies have different cutoffs for the recruitment.
Some PSUs only consider the gate score for recruitment whereas some other PSUs use the gate score for shortlisting the candidates and then, they conduct entrance test , group discussions and interview for selecting the candidates. It depends on the company which you are applying for. You can apply for PSUs as soon as the GATE admit card is released. The PSU application procedure needs the details of your GATE registration number, other personal and educational qualifications and details. Some of the PSU companies may also look for the educational merit as another criteria for recruitment.
As the recruitment is done through GATE, it is sure that the candidates are really efficient and have the needed knowledge in the technical areas. It is very important to have a good technical knowhow for a candidate who wishes to be in the PSU sector. GATE exam scores can never be manipulated and it will be completely based on the merit and knowledge of the candidate, which makes the PSU job an in demand career option. With proper skills and strategies, you can crack the GATE exam.
Every candidate who’ve completed engineering graduation can apply for the national level GATE exam. Questions are asked from Engineering Mathematics, General Aptitude and Core Subject.GATE is widely known as a mere entrance test for postgraduate engineering.The PSU recruitment through GATE 2021 for some psu companies have announced their last date for application and some other PSUs application time and details are yet to be announced. It is very important to check the official websites of the PSUS which you are planning to apply for. Also, apps like Entri help you to receive regular updates and information about the exams.
GATE is widely known as a mere entrance test for postgraduate engineering. But, the gate score is very important in giving you a job after your engineering graduation. Scholarships and fellowships are provided by the government of India for eligible candidates. If you have the proper preparation strategies and management, you can crack the GATE exam and directly get placed in a well paid job related to your studies. It would be wonderful if you can practically apply everything you have learned in your textbooks. The GATE exam gives a great opportunity for the engineer in you to change the world. Don’t miss your chance, go and grab your opportunities and make your contributions in the field which you are really interested in.