GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018


GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018: Gas (India) Limited (GAIL), formerly known as Gas Authority of India Limited will announce the recruitment for graduate engineers at the post of Executive Trainees from Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Instrumentation, Civil, Business Information Systems engineering disciplines. Candidates appearing for GATE 2018 for any of the above disciplines are eligible to apply for GAIL recruitment through GATE 2018. Candidates who secure required cutoff marks in GATE as decided by GAIL will be shortlisted for further selection stages. The online application form of GAIL recruitment via GATE will be made available in the month of January 2018. The application form for GAIL recruitment 2018 will be released online and all aspirants will have to submit their applications through the same mode. The final selection of candidates for the post of executive trainees will be done on the basis of their performance in the selection procedure fixed by the commission. Applicants are not required to pay any separate application fee while applying for GAIL recruitment 2018 through GATE. Applicants will need their GATE 2018 registration as mentioned on their admit card to apply for the recruitment of GAIL through GATE 2018. Aspirants read the complete article below to know the complete details about application process, eligibility criteria, important dates as well the cutoff scores for GAIL recruitment through GATE.


GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 – Highlights

  • Name of the PSU – GAS (India) Limited, formerly known as Gas Authority of India Limited
  • Name of the post: Executive Trainees
  • Disciplines: Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Instrumentation, Civil Engineering, Business Information Systems
  • Application Dates – To be notified
  • Pay scale: Rs. 24900/- to 50,500/-


GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 Important Dates

The official notification for the recruitment of executive trainees under GAIL recruitment through GATE will be released soon a the Maharatna PSU. The application dates for the recruitment process will be released along with the notification. Candidates can check the below table for important dates of GATE 2018 and GAIL recruitment through GATE 2018.

S.No. GAIL 2018 recruitment events Dates
1 Commencement of GATE 2018 application August 31, 2017
2 Last date to apply for GATE 2018 October 5, 2017
3 Release date of GATE 2018 admit card January 5, 2018
4 GATE 2018 exam date February 3,4,10 and 11, 2018
5 Commencement of GAIL recruitment 2018 application January , 2018
6 Last date to apply online for GAIL recruitment through GATE To be notified


GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 Eligibility Criteria

GAIL (India) Limited will announce the eligibility conditions for all the applicants willing to participate in the recruitment. Applicants should check the eligibility criteria before they fill the GATE application form. The complete eligibility criteria for GAIL recruitment through GATE has been explained below.

GAIL 2018 recruitment through GATE eligibility

S.No Eligibility Criteria Details
1 Nationality Only Indian nationals can apply
2 Academic Qualifications
  • Candidates should have passed full-time B.Tech/ BE/B.Sc Engineering or equivalent degree from a AICTE/UGC recognised institution.
  • Candidates must have studied full time courses starting from the Class X stage till graduation or post graduation
  • Engineering Degree can be B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Sc. Engg
  • Integrated ME/ M.Tech candidates: Candidates having 5 years B.E / B. Tech. + M.E / M. Tech. integrated dual degree in engineering in a relevant discipline can also apply
3 Minimum pass percentage

General and OBC (NCL) category: Minimum 65% marks in aggregate in the qualifying exam

SC/ST/PwD category: Minimum 60% marks in aggregate

4 Final year students

At the time of filling application form candidates must have obtained the specified percentage till the last semester.

However, such candidates must submit their final mark sheet tentatively by 31st August, 2018 and should meet the prescribed eligibility criteria


Age Limit (As on January 20, 2018)

Maximum upper age limit is 56 years (including all possible age relaxations)

  • General category candidates: Must not be more than 28 years
  • OBC-NCL candidates: Upper age limit is 31 years (upper age limit is relax-able by 10 years
  • SC/ST candidates: Upper age limit is relax-able by 5 years
  • Persons with disabilities (PWDs)- Upper Age limit is relax-able by 10 years
  • Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989 can avail relaxation up to 5 years
  • Ex-servicemen – Relaxation will be as per guidelines
7 No Objection Certificate (NOC) Candidates employed in government/ semi-government/ central / state government departments / PSUs should produce ‘NOC’ from their employer at the time of interview


GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 – Disciplines and GATE paper codes


Branches against Discipline

Corresponding GATE Paper

GATE Paper Code

  1. Chemical
  2. Petrochemical
  3. Chemical Technology
  4. Petrochemical Technology

Chemical Engineering



  1. Electrical
  2. Electrical & Electronics

Electrical Engineering



  1. Mechanical
  2. Production
  3. Production & Industrial
  4. Manufacturing
  5. Mechanical & Automobile

Mechanical Engineering



  1. Instrumentation
  2. Instrumentation & Control
  3. Electronics & Instrumentation
  4. Electrical & Instrumentation
  5. Electronics
  6. Electrical & Electronics

Instrumentation Engineering


Civil Engineering

  1. Civil

Civil Engineering


Business Information Systems
  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology
  3. Master of Computer Application
  4. (MCA)
Computer Science
and Information Technology 


How to Apply for GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018?

The application form for GAIL recruitment via GATE will be released online and all aspirants will have to fill their online applications through the link which will be made available through the link on this page. Candidates can check the procedure to apply for GAIL recruitment through GATE 2018 as explained below.

  1. Click on the link (GAIL recruitment through GATE application 2018 commenced – Apply Here)
  2. The link will redirect the candidates to a new page where they will have to choose the advertised job post as per their discipline
  3. On the new page, candidates will have to enter their full name, post applied for, email ID and date of birth.
  4. Next the candidates will have to choose qualifying exam, enter the relevant personal details, academic qualifications and work experience
  5. Candidates will have to provide GATE 2018 registration number as mentioned on their admit card to complete their registration for GAIL recruitment through GATE 2018
  6. Check all the details as mentioned for mistakes and make corrections as editing of the application form will not be allowed after submission
  7. After successful submission of GAIL recruitment 2018 through GATE application, system generated GAIL application number will be generated which will be used for all further communication.
  8. Candidates should note down the GAIL registration number and keep it safe.
  9. Candidates should also download and keep printout of GAIL application as it might be required for future reference. They are required to affix a photograph (identical to the one used in GATE 2018 application form) on the application.

GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 Selection Procedure

  • Candidates who successfully submit their applications will be shortlisted for further selection process on the basis of their GATE 2018 scores
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to appear in group discussion (GD)/interview for which separate call letters will be issued by the PSU
  • Post GD/interview, a medical fitness test might also be conducted. Candidates who pass the medical test would selected for the final appointment.

Selection Process for GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018

S.No Stages of Selection Process Parameters
1 Shortlisting GATE 2018 marks
2 Pre-selection Group Discussion (GD) & Personal Interviews (PI)
3 Selection Medical Fitness


Post Grade Pay Scale Basic Pay Note

Executive Trainee

E-2 grade

Rs.24,900 – 50,500


Candidates will be retained in same Pay Scale on successful completion of training-cum-probation


Training-cum-probation: Candidates who get selected as E-2 grade executive trainee have to undergo one year of training-cum-probation. On successful completion of the one-year period, candidates will be absorbed in the same pay scale in E-2 grade.

During and post training-cum-probation, candidates may be posted at any of the installations, projects or offices of GAIL(India) Ltd. or its subsidiaries/joint ventures.

Note: The information here is based on last year’s notification and will be updated once GAIL releases its new notification.

GAIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 Cutoff

GAIL will fix its own cutoff scores to shortlist GATE 2018 qualified candidates. Those candidates who have secured marks as per the cutoff scores set by the PSU will be called for further stages of the selection procedure, candidates who don’t score the cutoff will not be considered for admission. The GATE cutoff 2018 will be different for different papers and also vary across categories. Check the cutoff for previous year recruitment as given below.

AIR Rank category-wise GATE 2016 cutoff for GAIL recruitment (All Disciplines)

GAIL recruitment cutoff – Chemical Discipline

AIR Rank 82 132 333 852  
Score 68.4 64 60.75 53


GAIL recruitment cutoff – Mechanical Discipline

AIR Rank 63 177 1666  
Score 82.58 80.37 73.72 53.41


GAIL recruitment cutoff – Electrical Discipline

AIR Rank 63 63 559 1705
Score 77.95 74.54 66.24 61.86 43.03


GAIL recruitment cutoff – Instrumentation Discipline

AIR Rank 25 95 696
Score 75.37 70.5 66.23


GAIL recruitment cutoff – Business Information System Discipline







AIR Rank









GAIL recruitment cutoff – Telecom /Telemetry Discipline

AIR Rank 43 123 459 1592
Score 76.22 70.39 66.34 58.73 52.17


Contact Details:

Address: GAIL Bhawan,
16, Bhikaiji Cama Place,
New Delhi – 110066
Phone Number: 011-26172580