BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017


BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has revised the vacancies for the post of Junior Telecom Officer (JTO) in few circles. BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 commenced on March 6, 2017 and the last date to apply for the applicants is April 6. BSNL will select the deserving candidates on the basis of their GATE 2017 scores. The link to apply online for BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 has been given below on this page. BSNL had announced 2510 vacancies for recruitment of JTO through GATE, highest number of vacancies yet in PSU recruitment through GATE 2017. The corrigendum for the change in vacancies issued by BSNL in 06(six) Circles, namely Andaman & Nicobar, Assam, Kerala, Odisha, Punjab & Tamilnadu does not change the total number of vacancies. BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 is to select eligible and deserving candidates to the post of JTO from Telecom, Electrical, Radio, Computer Science, Information Technology, Instrumentation Engineering disciplines. Apart from this, candidates who have a Master of Science degree in Electronics/Computer Science are also eligible to apply.

All the applicants will have to ensure that should have appeared for the valid paper code of GATE 2017 and qualify the same as per the requirement of BSNL. The organisation will not conduct an interview round for shortlisted candidates. The final selection of candidates is completely on the basis of their marks in and performance in GATE exam. The applicants should also remember that the application process is completely online and any applications submitted through any other mode will not be accepted by the conducting authority. Read below for complete information about eligibility criteria, selection procedure, application process of BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017. 


Organization: Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)
Posts Announced:  Junior Telecom Officer (JTO)
No of vacancies: 2510
Disciplines: Telecom/Electronics/Radio/Computer/Electrical/Information Technology/ Instrumentation Engg. Or M.Sc (Electronics)/ (Computer Science)
Pay-Scale: Rs.16400-40500



BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 – Important Dates

The important dates pertaining to BSNL Recruitment via GATE are mentioned in the table below.

S.No. BSNL JTO Recruitment Through GATE Events Dates
1 GATE 2017 Application Form September 1 to October 10, 2016
2 GATE 2017 Admit Card available for Download January 4, 2017
3 Detailed Notification of BSNL JTO Recruitment Through GATE 2017 December 1, 2016
4 Start Date of BSNL Application Form March 06, 2017
5 Last Date for BSNL Application Form April 06, 2017

Eligibility Criteria for BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017

  • Candidates must be Indian Nationals
  • They must have passed B.E or B.Tech in Telecom/ Electronics/ Radio/ Electrical/ Information Technology/ Instrumentation Engg.
    Candidates who have passed with M.Sc (Electronics)/ Computer Science can also apply.

Detailed Eligibility Criteria:

S.No Post Announced: JTO in Eligible Disciplines GATE Paper Code
1 Instrumentation Engineering Instrumentation Engineering IN
2 Telecom/ Electronics/ Radio/ Electrical Telecom/ Electronics/ Radio/ Electrical EE
3 Computer Science/ Information Technology Computer Science/ Information Technology CS


How to Apply for BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017

  1. Candidates can fill the application form through the link given on this page.
  2. Candidates who are applying for BSNL recruitment for the first time will have to complete a one-time registration and all other can login with their log in and password.
  3. The first step will be to provide the GATE 2017 registration number as mentioned on the GATE Admit Card.
  4. Next, candidates should provide all the information as asked in the application form with regard to personal details, academic qualifications, etc.
  5. After completing the above-mentioned formalities, candidates will have to pay the application fees. The payment of application fees of BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 can be done through online mode only.
  6. After payment of application fees, candidates can submit their application form.
  7. Candidates are advised to download and save a copy of the application form for future references.

Click here to apply for BSNL JTO 2017

BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 – Application fees

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has fixed an amount to be paid as application fees along with the application form. Candidates of General and OBC category will have to Rs.500/- whereas candidates belonging to SC/ST category have to pay Rs.300/-. The mode of payment for application fees of BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 is online through net banking/credit/debit cards only.

Vacancy Details of BSNL Recruitment through GATE 2017

From the table below, candidates can check the category-wise vacancy details for each state.

BSNL JTO Recruitment 2017 Circle wise Vacancy Details

S.No Name of circles Total vacancies* OC OBC SC ST PWD
1 Andaman & Nicobar 17 10 05 00 2 01
2 Assam 176 89 48 26 13 5
3 Bihar 10 7 2 1 00 01
4 Chhattisgarh 56 29 15 08 04 02
5 Gujarat 260 131 70 39 20 08
6 Himachal Pradesh 53 27 15 08 03 01
7 Jammu & Kashmir 84 50 22 06 06 02
8 Jharkhand 45 23 12 07 03 01
9 Karnataka 300 148 83 46 23 09
10 Kerala 408 204 101 69 34 12
11 Maharashtra 440 222 119 66 33 13
12 Northern Telecom Region 28 40 08 04 02 01
13 North East-1 91 46 24 14 07 02
14 North East-II 17 09 04 02 02 01
15 Odisha 132 64 38 20 10 4
16 Punjab 43 22 12 6 3 1
17 Tamilnadu 93 49 25 13 6 3
18 Uttar Pradesh [West] 117 64 32 10 11 03
19 Uttranchal 10 07 03 00 00 01
20 West Bengal 93 47 25 14 07 03
21 Chennai Telecom District 37 22 05 00 10 01
Total 2510 1299 652 337 222 75

BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 Selection Procedure

Candidates who will the fill the application form of BSNL JTO Recruitment 2017 will have to provide their choice of circle for final posting if selected. The selection process of JTO Recruitment in BSNL consists of qualifying GATE 2017 exam followed by document verification. After the GATE 2017 Result will be declared on March 27, BSNL will prepare a circle-wise merit list of all the candidates and fix a cutoff score for screening of candidates. BSNL has clarified there will be no personal interview of candidates.

All the candidates who will be shortlisted on the basis of cutoff will be called for document verification and they will be issued admit cards for the same. Candidates qualifying the document verification will have to undergo a pre-training and qualify it to be selected for final appointment. BSNL will given the candidates two chances to clear the pre-training.

BSNL JTO Recruitment through GATE 2017 – Document Verification

Candidates can check the list of documents they will have to carry for the verification round. Candidates are advised to carry the mentioned documents in original and two xerox copies of each.

  • GATE 2017 Admit Card
  • GATE 2017 Score Card
  • XIIth, Graduation and Post Graduation mark sheet
  • XIIth, Graduation and Post Graduation Certificates
  • Category Certificate
  • Date of Birth/Matriculation/School Leaving Certificate

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