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How much marks in GATE for PSUs ?


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“How much GATE score required for PSUs ?
How much GATE marks required ONGC, NTPC, PGCIL etc. ?
You all must have this kind of questions in your mind. 
Below article will solve this puzzle of yours. Just take a look.”

There are many candidates who are preparing GATE exam for getting selection in PSUs like ONGC, NTPC, PGCIL, HPCL, IOCL etc. Every year there are nearly 30 PSUs recruit on the basis of GATE score. 

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Many candidates have asked me that how much marks one should score out of 100 to get interview call from PSUs. Before explaining more about this topic. I would like to explain you on what factors your interview call in PSUs depends. There are some key factors on which your interview call in PSUs depends which are as follows :
(1) Your branch of engineering
(2) Your category
(3) Number of seats notified by a certain PSU for a particular branch of engineering in a certain year (i.e., 2017)
(4) Number of total seats notified by all PSUs for a particular branch of engineering in a certain year (i.e., 2017)
(5) Difficulty level of GATE paper in a certain year of your branch of engineering (i.e., 2017)

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So, By analysing above points you will find that it is really a difficult task to tell you about how much marks one should score in GATE 2017 to get a call from PSUs ? Let me explain you little more clearly. When you go through the marks obtained by GATE toppers in previous years you will find that toppers marks very either by some points or marks because it depends upon some factors like difficulty level of GATE paper, normalization of marks etc. Marks of some popular branch toppers of various years is given below.

Electrical Engineering (EE)

Rank ↓ Year →201620152014

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Rank ↓ Year →201620152014

Electronics & Communication Engineering (E&C)

Rank ↓ Year →201620152014

Computer Science & Information technology (CS&IT)

Rank ↓ Year →201620152014

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So from the above analysis we find that marks of topper vary year by year similarly marks required for getting selection in PSUs also varies year by year because it also depends upon various factors, some of them is written above.

Here using the below tables you can get an idea about upto which GATE rank you can get a call from PSUs and what GATE score would be defined as good or bad for your performance in GATE 2017 exam. 

GATE RankChance Level
Upto 10Call from all PSUs
Upto 100Call from almost all PSUs
Upto 500Miss some PSUs
Upto 1000Call from few PSUs
Above 1000Call from very few PSUs

GATE ScoreAbility Level
800 to 1000Outstanding
675 to 800Excellent 
550 to 675Very good 
425 to 550Good 
300 to 425Above average
100 to 300Average
Below 100Below average

However we have provided many PSUs & Govt. Organization cut-off marks for various posts notified in previous years. You may check such PSUs & Govt. Organization cut-off marks using the link given below.

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Conclusions provided above are for General Categories. OBC candidates can multiply each of the ranks by 2 and SC/ST candidates can multiply each of the ranks by 5 to get a realistic view. PSUs interview shortlist criterion is 1:6 to 1:10 depending on the PSU and number of vacancy notified for a particular year. So if there are 50 vacancies total for a particular year & for a particular branch of engineering then they will atleast call 300 candidates for GD & PI.

* These are general statistics, most appropriate for the popular departments like Electronics, Computer Science, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering in their most popular and common courses. For more details you may check concern companies website.

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