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Govt. Jobs for engineers in different Central Government Organizations

Engineering Jobs in Central Government
In our country every year there are millions of students who are completing their BE/BTech courses and from our state itself almost 2 lakh students are completing their engineering course every year and entering into the job market. But many of them are not having proper awareness about the jobs being offered in the state or central government for the engineering students. So in this scenario let us checkout the employment opportunities available for the BE/BTech candidates in the government organizations and the qualifications required to apply for those jobs on completing their course.

Jobs for Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Maharatna, Navaratna and Miniratna companies…..

Every engineering student dreams about getting a job in the Maharatna and Navaratna companies as one can get best remuneration in the starting of the career as well as other facilities to reach a top position in their career. To those who have completed their BE/BTech course have many job opportunities in the central government Maharatna, Navaratna and Miniratna companies. But for recruiting almost all the companies take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) score as a standard and along with that based on the company some may also conduct group discussion and interview to fill the entry level vacancies (Trainee engineer/ Junior engineer). To apply for these jobs one should have completed their engineering course with a good percentage of marks else should be in their final year. There is also an age limit to apply for these jobs and to the specified job one should not cross the age limit. Moreover, one should also have applied for the Gate examination. But most of the jobs in these companies are available for Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic core branches only.  

GATE Examination Pattern:

In this computer based examination which is conducted for a 3 hours time there shall be given 65 questions for a total of 100 marks. Some questions are given in the objective method while some may come in the numerical answer method.

Remuneration: Initially one can earn a salary of 8 to 9 lakhs rupees per annum plus shall be entitled to all the facilities of a government job.

Indian Air Force:
In the Indian air force there are job opportunities in three departments for the engineering qualification like flying branch, technical branch and ground duty branch.

Flying branch:
Those who are qualified in this branch should perform duties like fighter pilot, helicopter pilot or transport pilot.

Through Graduation with CDSE

The BE/BTech candidates can join the flying branch by qualifying in the Combined Defence Services Examination conducted by the UPSC.

Only male candidates
BE/BTech passout. 10+2 should be done with maths and physics
Those in the final semester studying related courses are also eligible
Age limit: 19-23 years to the specified date
Notification: Twice in a year (June, October)
For more details visit website: www.upsc.gov.in

NCC special entry:
National cadet corps (NCC) who has a “C” grade certificate can enter the flying branch as a special entry.

BE/BTech qualified with 60% marks from a recognized university. 10+2 should be completed with maths and physics
Should have “c” certificate from the NCC air wing senior division
Those in the final year with related course are also eligible\
Age limit: 19-23 years to the specified date
Application form: Should apply through NCC air squadrons/director general, NCC. Notification regarding this is released in employment news and other newspapers.

SSC (Short Service Commission) entry:

Both male and female candidates are eligible and can join through the AFCAT.
Eligibility: Unmarried
BE/BTech pass out with 60% marks. !0+2 should be done with maths and physics.
Age limit: 19 to 23 years.
Notification: For the air force common admission test notification shall be released every year in the month of June and December.
For more details one can login to www. careerairforce.nic.in

Through UPSC Indian Engineering Services Exam

Different engineering posts in the central government organizations are also filled up through the Indian engineering services (IES) exam being conducted by the UPSC. Engineers shall be taken in different sections of the four departments like –civil, mechanical, electrical, electronics and communication.

Jobs through UPSC IES exam:

Indian railway service of engineers, Indian railway stores service, central engineering service, Indian defence service of engineers, Indian ordinance factories service, central water engineering grade “A” service, central engineering service (Roads) group-A, assistant executive engineer-border roads engineering services, assistant executive engineer P & T building works grade “A” service, Indian naval armament service, central power engineering service- grade A, Indian telecommunication service.

Eligibility: Pass out from recognized university in BE/BTech
Age limit: 21 to 30 years to the date specified. Relaxation in age for 3 years to OBC category candidates and 5 years to SC and ST candidates
Selection: Written test and Personal interview
Written test: Shall be conducted in two sections. First section contains total objective questions whereas Second section descriptive based questions. Those who have qualified in the written test shall have the interview.
Website: www.upsc.gov.in

Research organizations:

Engineering graduates have so many opportunities in Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), BABA atomic research center (BARC), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), department of science and technology (DST), Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), and Department of Space so on. Let us see the details….

Entrance into BARC through GATE

BARC under the central government offers many scientist level jobs to the enthusiasts taking GATE score as a standard. For this it has started a special training school. First it shortlists candidates based on the GATE score for entering into the training school and those on completion of training in the specific duration shall be appointed as scientists in their BARC center. Right now two training schemes are being offered.

For the engineering graduates and science post graduates an orientation course is offered for duration of 1 year: Those candidates who finish the training course with at least 50% marks shall be taken as scientific officer in different units of the atomic center.

DAE graduate fellowship program for engineering graduates and physics post graduates is also being offered: Those who are able to get seats in M.Tech or ME (chemical) in the institutes recognized by the center shall get their tuition fee and stipend being paid by BARC (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhabha_Atomic_Research_Centre). For these candidates job is guaranteed in the DAE. As soon as these candidates complete their first year post graduate study should do their internship in different departments of the atomic center.

Pay and allowances: Candidates appointed in BARC through GATE will get good pay packages. The salary offered by BARC is not less than any pay and allowance offered by other PSU. As the 7th Pay Commission is to be declared in 2016 and the 7th Pay Commission Pay Scales (http://www.7th-paycommission.com/2013/10/pay-structure.htmlin BARC is also expected to be very high.

Eligibility: Minimum 60% marks in BE/BTech/BSc (engineering) pass/BE or BTech (engineering physics) with 60% pass out. Along with the academic qualifications Gate score card is mandatory.

For more information on OCES / DGFS Program visit http://www.employment-news-today.com/2013/03/barc-oces-dgfs-2013.html

Website: oces.hbni.ac.in

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology:

Those candidates who have passed out in first class from the Thiruvananthapuram IIST BTech aerospace engineering, Avionics and Physical sciences shall be appointed as junior engineer / Scientist in the rocket research centers under the space administration department. Selection shall be based on the academic record and interview.
Website: www.iist.ac.in

Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

DRDO plays a very important role in the research and development of weapons, missiles and other advanced technical equipment to enhance the country’s defence system. There are almost 50 laboratories working under its control and there are so many job opportunities in these centers for the engineering graduates as junior engineers and scientists.

Campus recruitment:
Previously for recruitments into DRDO a Scientist Entry Test (SET) used to be conducted. But due to some reasons there is no SET now and are providing job opportunities through campus recruitment. Students doing their BE/BTech courses from reputed institutes like IIT/NIT/IISC are being selected for jobs through campus recruitment. Those who passed out BE/BTech with 65% marks in the first attempt are eligible for the scientist –B jobs and DRDO conducts an interview to select them.

Aeronautical Research and Development Board Fellowship: Through this also one can enter into DRDO in the scientist-B category. Those doing B.tech courses in aeronautical engineering from national level colleges are being offered fellowships by ARDB. After completing their course if they can qualify in the DRDO interview a job is guaranteed to them.

Lateral Entry Scheme in DRDO:
Those who are having research experience along with qualifications can find career opportunities from scientist-B to scientist-G. Based on the academic merit and work experience interviews are conducted to finalize the selection. Notifications regarding this are given in the employment news.
Website: www.drdo.gov.in

AP Genco, A.P Transco

There are also many opportunities in the Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation (AP Genco) and Andhra Pradesh Transmission Corporation (AP Transco) for the engineering graduates.

Those who have done BE/BTech in electrical engineering can apply for these posts. Selection shall be based on a written test and notifications to fill in these vacancies are advertised in different newspapers.

Website: www.aptransco.gov.in, www.apgenco.gov.in

In Andhra Pradesh state through APPSC

In A.P State to fill various Assistant Executive Engineer posts (AEE) APPSC is conducting the exams on behalf of the engineering departments. Based on the vacancies notifications for recruitment are released.
Recruitment for departments: AEE (civil, electrical, mechanical)- “ I and CAD” engineering service, R&B service, AEE panchayati raj,  Triabal welfare engineering service.
Eligibility: BE/BTech pass out in the concerned branch
Selection process: Written test
Written test: Total three papers and all questions are given in multiply choice pattern.
Website: www.apspsc.gov.in

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