With a week to go for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2020 application form to close, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has published the notification for recruitment through it. The maharatna PSU is offering E1 level positions for posts such as AEE, programming officer, transport officer, chemist, geologists, geophysicists and material management officer on the basis of the exam’s scores.
ONGC recruitment through GATE 2020 notification is released as advt 6/2019. However registrations for the recruitment itself will commence at ongcindia.in only after result of GATE 2020 is announced, in either March or April. What is important at this point for PSU job seekers to note are the subject papers which will be accepted, requirements for the posts, and selection process.
The notification highlights that ONGC offers one of the best compensation packages in terms of CTC, around 20.06 lakh at E1 level.
For every post, qualifying GATE in a particular subject is necessary. Whereas there are 25 subject papers in GATE 2020, the subjects that are being accepted in the ONGC recruitment are mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and communication engineering, physics, instrumentation engineering, chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, geology and geophysics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and information technology.
GATE 2020 application form is currently being accepted at GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS) at appsgate.iitd.ac.in. To apply, candidates need to first do registration where details such as name, email id, phone number have to be entered. On entering the details, a unique enrollment will be created. Login with the same id and password to fill the rest of the form. The last date to apply is September 24, 2019. The exam is scheduled to be held in February.
For the ONGC recruitment, candidate must satisfy the minimum education qualification requirement posted by the corporation, post wise. In graduation and/or post graduation, candidates must have 60% marks. Moreover, age limit for all posts except drill and cementing is 30 for unreserved and EWS, 33 for OBC, 35 for SC and ST, 40 for PWD. The respective age limits for drilling and cementing are 28, 31, 33; this post is not eligible for PWD.
ONGC will shortlist candidates for personal interview round on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in the GATE 2020 exam. Candidates who qualify GATE 2020, and who apply for the recruitment, will be called for interview and other selection rounds as decided by the organization. Vacancies in each post will be announced later.
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), is a “Maharatna” public sector enterprise. Being a global player in energy, it contributes 75 % of Indian domestic oil and gas production. It runs a subsidiary called ‘ONGC Videsh’ is India’s largest transnational corporate with overseas investment of 28 billion USD in 41 projects across 20 countries.
PSU recruitment through GATE 2020 are popular among job seekers. In fact, the rise in applications for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering has been attributed to the change in events when PSUs started accepting GATE scores for offering jobs. Other popular PSUs that accept GATE scores are DRDO, Power Grid, NTPC, Vizag Steel, BSNL, to name a few.