BBNL Recruitment of Executive Trainee Engineers : Oct 2014 : GATE 2015 : Across India


About Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL):

Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL), is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), set up by the Government of India for the Establishment, Management and Operation of National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN). BBNL has been incorporated as a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU)/ Company under Companies Act (1956) under the administrative control of Department of Telecommunications, Government of India (Ministry of Communications & IT). It is an ambitious project of Government of India for the setting up of National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) to provide connectivity to all the 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats (GPs) in the country. This is to be achieved by utilizing the existing optical fiber and laying incremental cable of about 5 Lakh KM to all the Gram Panchayats.

BBNL invites applications from Young, Dynamic and Energetic Graduate Engineers for recruitment as Executive Trainee on Pay Scale of Rs. 16400 – 3% – 40500/- through GATE-2015.

Salary: INR 16,400 – 40,500/

Location: Across India

Eligibility Criteria:

Age Limit: Min. 21 years and Max. 27 years

Essential Qualification:

  • Full Time B.E. / B. Tech./ B. Sc. (Engg.) from recognized University / Institute.
  • Electronics & Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology / Electrical / Electrical & Electronics.
  • Final Year / Semester students of above who expect their results by 14.08.2015 are also eligible.

Selection Process:

Interested & eligible candidates will have to appear for the Electronics and Communication (EC), Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) and Electrical Engineering (EE) Paper of GATE 2015 .

Candidates obtaining a valid score (Marks out of 100) shall only be eligible for the next stage of selection. The score is valid only if the candidate obtains more than or equal to the qualifying marks as fixed for the corresponding EC/CS/ EE paper of GATE 2015.

The selection process will include the Normalized Marks (Out of 100) obtained by the eligible candidates in the EC/CS/ EE paper of GATE 2015, followed by Personal Interview of the candidates who qualify in the GATE paper and are shortlisted category wise for interview.

Qualifying Marks in GATE 2015:

The qualifying marks for GATE Examination shall be as per the criteria adopted by the GATE 2015 examination conducting authority for different categories in different disciplines.

Please note that only GATE 2015 score (Normalized Marks out of 100) is valid for this recruitment process. GATE score of 2014 or prior is not valid.

Probation and Confirmation:

Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of INR 16,400 – 3% – 40,500/- as Executive Trainee and shall be on probation for a period of 12 months from the date of appointment. On successful completion of probation period they will be re-designated as Assistant Manager.

How To Apply:

Candidates should apply Online latest by 14th October, 2014

Apply Link: Click Here

Official Detailed Notification: Click Here

Important Dates:


Commencement of Online submission of GATE Application. 1st September 2014 (00:00 Hrs)

Last date of online submission of GATE Application: 14th October, 2014 (23:59 Hrs)

BBNL Recruitment 2015:

Commencement of Online Submission of Application to BBNL : 15th January, 2015

Last date for online submission of Application to BBNL : 27th February 2015


  1. Hi Sir,
    What is the last date of gate exam 2015 ? I heard through my friends that gate 2015 exams application postponed till 14th October due to Kashmir flood. Is it only for J&K candidates or across India?


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