BEL Recruitment Exam

BEL Recruitment 2022: Latest News, Date, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancies

September 8, 2022

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Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is an Indian company owned jointly by the Indian aerospace industry and national defense with about nine factories and few regional offices in India. So, as named, the esteemed company primarily manufactures advanced electronic equipment for the armed forces in India. BEL, in other words, is one of nine PSUs under the defense ministry of the Indian subcontinent.  The company has been accorded a Navaratnam status by the Indian Govt. on the 1st of April, 2016. Above all, BEL’s net worth was estimated to be around Rs.300 billion. This company was established in 1954. The Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) produces a wide range of equipment in fields such as Telecom & Broadcast Systems, Radars, Naval Systems, Professional Electronic Components, Defense Communication, Weapon Systems, Solar Photovoltaic Systems, etc.

TypeGovernment Autonomous Recruitment Body
PurposeRecruitment of  Personnel
OwnerGovt. of India, LIC, Bank of Baroda
Banking BodyCentral government (66%), Mutual funds and UTI (14%), Foreign institutional investors (6%), individual investors (5%), and insurance companies (4%)
Chairman & Managing DirectorMr. M. V. Gowtama, Dr. Ajit T. Kalghatgi

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) in addition has a total of nine units, spread all across India – Bengaluru, Ghaziabad, Pune, Machilipatnam, Panchkula, Kotdwara, Navi Mumbai, Chennai, and Hyderabad.

This premier professional electronics organization arranges for an entrance exam or recruitment exam for new candidates on every academic session. This exam is termed (2021 for the current year). This examination accounts for various posts such as – Project Engineer, Contract Engineers, Deputy Engineers, Deputy Managers, Senior Engineers, Trainee Engineer, etc. Further, ever-growing public sector enterprise is consistently advertising for the above-mentioned posts. Most of the positions desired for in Electronics Limited company recruitment notification are temporary and have a fixed tenure of three or four years.

BEL Recruitment Exam Notification and News

Name of ExamBEL Recruitment 2021 (For various posts)
Conducting BodyBharat Electronics Limited (BEL)
Exam LevelNational Level
Exam ModeOffline
Exam StagesScrutiny of Application Interview
Exam Helpdesk No.080-22195330
Official Help via email.Click Here

To clarify, BEL does conduct the entrance examination in a written format. However, the candidates are selected through strict scrutiny of their applications. They are also called for a direct interview. Most importantly, after the successful scrutiny of applications.

The application form for the BEL exam is available via online mode on the official website/portal. On the other hand, candidates can however also check the stepwise procedure on ‘How to Apply for BEL 2021 Recruitment’ below:

  • Go to BEL Official Website.
  • To browse the “Career” tab.
  • After that, hit on the “Recruitment-Advertisement” link.
  • The latest notification on the exam appears on a page.
  • After that, choose the positions, as per one’s interest. Likewise, click on the apply link.
  • Then to fill the form with the required details.
  • After that, to provide the essential documents.
  • To verify the details. After that, press the submit button.
  • Finally, take the application form after that.

BEL has in addition also notified the following list of documents that one needs to upload while filling up the online form.

  • Class X mark sheet should be produced.
  • B.E. / B. Tech graduation certificate that shows stream and the marks obtained.
  • Marks of all semester mark-sheet should be shown.
  • Caste or Tribe or Community status certificate. Disability or any economic status certificate.
  • Applicants working permanently in PSUs / Govt. firms should apply through a proper channel. Else they should produce a No Objection Certificate during the interview.

BEL Recruitment Exam Dates

The official registration process for the recruitment exam in the academic year 2021, has already commenced and has finished for some of the posts.

The arrival of notifications for certain post vacancies are noted as follows –

  1. BEL Recruitment 2021 for Project Engineer or Project Officer (203 Posts) –
  • Commencement of submission of online application: 21 July 2021
  • Last date for submission of online application: 4 August 2021
  1. BEL Recruitment 2021 for Trainee Engineer (308 Posts)
  • Last date for submission of application: 15 August 2021
  1. BEL Apprentice Recruitment 2021 (112 Vacancies)
  • Commencement of submission of online application: 27 July 2021
  • Last date for submission of online application: 10 August 2021
  1. BEL Recruitment Exam date: Notified
  2. Interview date: Notified
  3. Exam Result date: Notified
  4. Date of joining: October 2021 (Tentative)

BEL Recruitment Exam Application Fee

The candidates applying for the recruitment exam will have to submit the following amounts as application fees.  According to their respective categories.

The application fee for the exam can be transferred through web mode or via SBI e-challan.

PostCategoryApplication Fee
Project Engineer-IGeneral, EWS, and OBC candidatesRs. 500/-
Trainee Engineer-IGeneral, EWS, and OBC candidatesRs. 200/-
ApprenticeGeneral, EWS, and OBC candidatesRs. 200/-
*SC/ST/ PwD candidates are excluded from paying the application fee.

The application fee should be remitted through the SBI Collect link. It is provided in the portal. So, applicants are requested to read the details and screenshots for making the payment. However, candidates applying for both Project Engineer and Trainee Engineer posts are required to transfer the fees separately for each post.

The applicants however can also make the payment by approaching the SBI branch. One has to choose the SBI branch name in the payment option. Then, download the receipt generated. Then deposit the net fee and applicable bank charges in any Branch. of SBI. Therefore, the candidate should ensure to obtain the seal and signature of the bank official.

But candidates belonging to the General, OBC, and EWS category have to enter the “SBI Collect reference No.” generated after payment, in the Online Application Form. As earlier mentioned, the SC/ST/ the PwD candidates are certainly exempted from payment of the application fee.

The candidates may go through all instructions and eligibility criteria carefully before remitting the Application Fee and submitting the application. The fee that is once paid will not be refunded. Applications of students, who do not transfer the net application fee, will not be considered.

BEL Recruitment Exam Eligibility Criteria

PostsBy NameAge Limit (Years)QualificationExperience
Graduate Apprenticeship TrainingTrainee Engineer25Aspiring candidates should be having B.Tech / B.E. degree in the appropriate branchN/A
Contract EngineerTrainee Engineer25Candidates must be having B.Tech./B.E., M.Sc., M.E./ M.Tech degree in the appropriate branchN/A
Senior EngineerProject Engineer32Aspirants should have B.E./ B.Tech degree in the relevant branch with at least 60% marks in aggregate1 year
Deputy EngineerProject Engineer28Candidates should have B.E./ B.Tech degree in the relevant branch with at least 60% marks in aggregate4-5 years
Deputy ManagerSenior Engineer36Aspirants must have B.E./ B.Tech degree in the relevant branch with at least 60% marks in aggregate8-9 years
Security OfficerN/A32Candidates should have passed Bachelors Degree in any discipline and Ex-defense forces / Paramilitary Personnel in the rank of Captain or equivalent in Paramilitary Forces.4-5 years

Before applying for BEL Recruitment, all the aspirants must be well aware of the above eligibility criteria. These are set by the BEL. Above all, the candidates applying for the various post in BEL must qualify the criteria.  Only then they will be eligible for the Post.

To clarify, Only Indians can apply for the recruitment Exam.

 Age Relaxation

For SC and ST candidates5 Years
For OBC candidates3 Years
For candidates belonging to the PwD category, with 40% disability or more.10 years

BEL Vacancy

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has notified (as mentioned) vacancies. To clarify, recruitment for the posts of Project Engineer (203 posts), Trainee Engineer (308 posts), and apprentice (112 posts).

The selection will be based on merit. Applicants who pass the exam will be shortlisted. But the interviews will be based on the BE/B.Tech. degree and experience. Out of which, 75% marks will be allotted for aggregate marks scored in BE / B. Tech; 10% marks will be allotted for relevant work experience.

BEL has notified post vacancy for Graduate Apprenticeship Training, Contract Engineer, Senior Engineer, Deputy Engineer, Deputy Manager categorized as below.

Graduate Apprenticeship Training112 (as of latest notification)
Project Engineer203
Trainee Engineer308
Other Members08
Security OfficerN/A

Job Salary

PostSalary Offered
Trainee Engineer1st Year – Rs. 25,000/- 2nd Year – Rs. 28,000/- 3rd Year – Rs. 31,000/-
Project Engineer1st Year – Rs. 35,000/- 2nd Year – Rs. 40,000/- 3rd Year – Rs. 45,000/- 4th Year – Rs. 50,000/-

According to the terms used by BEL, the net salary of Trainee Engineer – 2 (that should include the consolidated remuneration) is as given below.

  1. INR. 28,000/- per month. For the first year of the contract.
  2. INR. 31,000/- per month. For the second year of the contract.
  3. INR. 34,000/- per month. For the third year of the contract.

Allowances and Additional Benefits

  1. The candidate will get an additional amount of Rupees 10,000/- per year.
  2. But, this additional amount is for expenses like medical insurance, attire allowance, etc.
  3. The additional amount should be paid in two installments. Such as:
  • The first installment is in the first month. That is to say first month of salary.
  • The second installment is after six months. That is to say from the date of joining.

Terms of Engagement

  • The Project Engineers are termed to be engaged for an initial period of 2 years, which may be extended for another 2 years (up to a maximum of 4 years) based on project requirement and individual performance. The employees are termed to be paid a consolidated remuneration of Rs. 35,000/- per month for the 1st year and Rs. 40,000/- for 2nd In the event of an extension of the contract, the remuneration shall be Rs. 45,000/- for 3rd year and Rs. 50,000/- for the 4th year.
  • Trainee Engineers are termed to be engaged for an initial period of a year, which is extendable for another 2 years (up to a maximum of 3 years) based on company requirements and individual performances. Candidates are termed for a consolidated remuneration of Rs. 25,000/- per month for the 1st year and in the event of an extension of the contract, the remuneration shall be Rs. 28,000/- for 2nd year and Rs. 31,000/- for the 3rd year.

BEL Recruitment Exam Syllabus

A job is better than being unemployed. So, BEL is on terms a great option to join in. After Bachelors or even Masters for that instance. Now, BEL is only conducting interviews. Only 15% and 75% weightage to B. Tech percentage. 10% to relevant experience. Vacancies in the company are also in good number (500+ appx.). Meanwhile, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the market is not in a very good state.

Here freshers can also apply. A one-year contract and is extendable for another 2 years. Thus, it is okay. If one has an industrial experience of 2 years (minimum), one can apply for a higher post. The initial contract is for 2 years. This can be stretched for a couple of years.

The annual pay is good enough.

After that, the contract ends. But, one will have some bank balance and experience.

So, now one will apply for the exam. So, one needs to prepare oneself. Likewise, this syllabus structure comes into play.

During the exam preparation, – syllabus, exam pattern, and previous year questions are however very helpful. It is certainly needed by an examinee. So, this content will certainly be helpful. So, an updated Bharat Electronics Limited Exam Pattern details and syllabus topics are covered in the below section. Therefore, candidates of BEL Engineering Recruitment 2021 can utilize this while their preparation.

Below, are certain title subjects. These firmly constitute the exam syllabus :

  • GK (General Knowledge.)
  • General Aptitude.
  • English Language.
  • Elective English.
  • Quantitative Ability.
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Elective and applied Mathematics.
  • Electronics Engineering.
  • Engineering Mechanics.
  • Computer Science Engineering (CSE).
  • Basic Electronics.
  • Advanced Communication Skills.

BEL Recruitment Exam Pattern

Likewise in the section below, is given all the details.  It is related to the BEL Recruitment exam pattern.

The exam is MCQ type. The duration of the BEL exam is for 2 hours and 30 minutes. Candidates are advised to check the table below for all the related details.

SubjectQuestionsTime Span
Part 1 – General Ability50%2 Hrs. 30 Minutes
Part 2 – Topic Related Questions50%

Exam Admit Card

BEL exam admits card (also known as call letter/ hall ticket) is in general made available for download on the official website of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). So, to clarify a few days before the conduct of the written test, the applicants can visit the official portal to download the admit card.

*Note: BEL meanwhile also sends the admit card to the shortlisted candidates on their registered email ID, depending on the post applied for,

The admit card is certainly an important document. It is to be carried to the venue for a written test or interview. The applicants who would not have their admit card might not be allowed to take the test or appear for an interview.

Once the registration is completed, the candidates become eligible to download their admit cards. For 2021, the possible month when the applicants can download their admit card is August 2021.

How to Check and Download Admit Card?

The following is a step-by-step procedure. Download BEL Admit Card 2021. The candidates are however expected to follow the directions set out below.

  • Go to the official website of BEL.
  • Check the Official site and get admit card link.
  • To enter login Credentials.
  • After entering, click on the link.
  • Enter the details and submit the details.
  • BEL 2021 will appear on the screen.
  • Check and download it.
  • Take a hard copy of it and use it for future purposes.

BEL Recruitment Exam Result

After each stage of the recruitment process – in other words, written test and personal interview, Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) declare the result. It is so declared for recruitment to different posts released by the company.

Candidates can check on (official website of BEL).

Similarly, for the year 2021, the company is, but yet to declare the results.

However, students can refer to the following steps.

  • To visit the official website of BEL.
  • Under the ‘Careers’ tab click on the ‘Written Test – Shortlists’. ‘Interview – Shortlists’ or ‘Results’ link.
  • Click on the result link.
  • After that, search for the name. Search roll number in the BEL merit list.
  • Download. Print the BEL result/ merit list. 

*Note: All shortlisted candidates are for instance also notified through email/ SMS on their registered email ID/ mobile number.

How to Apply?

BEL 2021 Application Form is available on the official website. Steps are as follows –

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the “Career” tab at the top of the page.
  • A drop-down menu will appear.
  • Click the “Recruitment-Advertisement” link,
  • A page should appear showing last notifications.
  • Choose the positions.
  • After that, press apply.
  • Further, fill the form with the required details.
  • After that, upload the necessary documents.
  • Subsequently, fill in the details. After that click on the submit button.
  • Take the application form print for future use.

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Q.1 I am facing a problem while filling the form. What should I do?

Ans. For any technical assistance or clarification, you can email BEL recruitment authorities at

Q.2 How to get my BEL admit card?

Ans. Download it from the official website BEL.

Q.3 How to know if I’m selected?

Ans. Dates for written tests and/ or interviews will be intimated to you by email/ post.

Q.4 Application last date for BEL 2021?

Ans. The application date for BEL recruitment 2021 for project and trainee engineers is 4th August to 15th August 2021.

Q.5 Who can apply for BEL recruitment?

Ans. Candidate who has an engineering degree. Subjects like Electronics, Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, etc.

Q.6 What is the selection process for BEL recruitment 2021?

Ans. The selection criteria are :

  • Marks scored in B. E/B. Tech
  • Work Experience
  • Personal Interview

Q.7 What are the vacancies in BEL?

Ans. Currently there are a total of 511 vacancies for the post of BEL Project Engineer and Trainee Engineer and 112 for an apprentice.

Q.8 Does BEL conduct its own exam?

Ans. Yes. BEL conducts its own exam.

Q.9 How does BEL recruit?

Ans. BEL (Bharat Electronics Limited): Recruitment Through GATE, Direct Exam, and Application Form.

Q.10 Is GATE marks required for BEL?

Ans. That is one of the options to get into BEL.

Q.11 Can CSE students give BEL exam?

Ans. Yes. They can give the exam.

Q.12 BEL recruits chemical engineers?

Ans. Yes. They do recruit chemical engineers.

Q.13 How can I get a job in BEL?

Ans. By clearing the entrance exams. However, after that, the interview is to be cleared as well.

Q.14 Is BEL a government company?

Ans. Yes. But, BEL is a government undertaking.

Q.15 Vacancies in BEL?

Ans. Currently, BEL announced vacancies for certain posts. Currently, there are a total of 511 vacancies for the post of BEL Project Engineer and Trainee Engineer and 112 for an apprentice. Recruitment via a direct entrance. Or GATE score.

Q.16 Who can apply for BEL vacancies?

Ans. A candidate who completed B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc./M.E/M.Tech/M.Sc. is eligible to apply for this job. Recruitment via a direct entrance. Or GATE score.

Q.17 Can a final-year student apply for BEL recruitment?

Ans. Yes. Candidates can apply online. Or postal application is also accepted.

Q.18 What is BEL?

Ans. BEL is an abbreviation. It is Bharat Electronics Limited.

Q.19 Company culture like at Bel?

Ans. Pros – a good place to work for

Cons – work culture can be more employee-friendly.

Q.20 What are co-workers like at Bel?

Ans. Pros – Good team to work with. Well-skilled team.

Cons – They don’t try to automate.

Q.21 What is the salary like at Bel?

Ans. Low salary for contract employee

Q.22 Bel offers stock options?

Ans. No. Not that is known.

Q.23 How is the work environment like at Bel?

Ans. Very good working environment. But, some do not like it. Some say it is bad.

Q.24 How to pay the application fee?

Ans. Through SBI (options). For example, SBI challan.

Q.25 Can I apply for BEL in online mode?

Ans. Yes. You can certainly apply in online mode.

Q.26 What is the deadline for the BEL exam?

Ans. It is August 2021. Meanwhile, check the official portal.