PSU Exam Pattern

Now various PSU’s like: IOCL, NTPC, CONCOR, GAIL, BPCL, HP

CL, BHEL, PGCIL, BEL, DDA etc. companies are considering GATE SCORE for their Recruitment. Generally, PSU’s Companies short list 2.5 to 3.5 times number of candidates for the interview process after GATE Exam result.

Written Test

Manny PSU’s are also conducting their own written exam for their recruitment.

The written test consists of two papers- Technical and Aptitude. The questions of the Technical test depend on the discipline chosen among the six disciplines. The six disciplines are Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Control and Instrumentation and HR & Finance.

Technical Question Paper

Aptitude Question Paper

120 questions

50 questions

0.25 marks negative marking

0.25 marks negative marking

EE/EC/ME/CE/EI branches (any one)

Common to all branches

The number of questions in the Technical Test is 120 and that in the Aptitude Test is 50. The questions are of multiple choice types and time allotted is 2 hours. The questions are not very tough but time management is an important issue. Maximum number of questions should be answered for getting a chance, but it should also be remembered that there is a negative marking of 1/4th mark for every wrong answer.

The aptitude test questions do not belong to any specific stream. They consists general questions like Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks with the most appropriate word, Word Analogies, Comprehension Passages. There can be some questions on problem solving skills. The problems are on topics like time and distance, profit and loss, ratio and proportion etc.