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Complete Detail on PSU Recruitment in India

Here we are going to discuss all about Public sector undertaking ( PSU Jobs ) such as what is it, what are its different types? and what is the procedure for Engineers to get recruited in it?

PSU Jobs 2019
  1. What is PSU ?
  2. Classification of PSU
  3. Recruitment Procedure
  4. Gate cutoff for PSU

What is PSU and how it can be classified?

PSU are the companies whose 51% or more shares are held by the central government or state government or partially by both of them.

PSU can be classified into 3 types which are Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs), and Public Sector Banks (PSBs).

Department of public enterprise (DPE) further classify Central Public Sector Enterprises into MAHARATNA, NAVRATNA and MINIRATNA I & II Categories


DPE assign Miniratna Category 2 status to a company when it has made a profit for the last three years continuously and should have a positive net worth.

PSU Jobs 2019: List of Miniratna Category 2 companies

Bharat Pumps & Compressors Limited Broadcast Engineering Consultants (I) Limited Central Mine Planning & Design Institute Limited
Central Railside Warehouse Company Limited EIL (India) Limited
Engineering Projects (India) Limited FCI Aravali Gypsum & Minerals India Limited
Ferro Scrap Nigam Limited HMT (International) Limited
HSCC (India) Limited Indian Medicines & Pharmaceuticals Corporation Limited
MECON Limited Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited
National Film Development Corporation Limited National Small Industries Corporation Limited
PEC Limited Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited


DPE assign Miniratna Category 1 status to a company when it has made a profit for the last three years continuously, it should have a positive net worth and the pre-tax profit should have been Rs. 30 crores or more in at least one of the three years.

PSU Jobs 2019: List of Miniratna Category 1 PSU companies

Airports Authority of India Antrix Corporation Limited
Balmer Lawrie & Co. Limited Bharat Coking Coal Limited
Bharat Dynamics Limited BEML Limited
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited Bridge & Roof Company (India) Limited
Central Warehousing Corporation Central Coalfields Limited
Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited Cochin Shipyard Limited
Dredging Corporation of India Limited Kamarajar Port Limited
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited Goa Shipyard Limited
Hindustan Copper Limited HLL Lifecare Limited
Hindustan Newsprint Limited Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited
Housing & Urban Development Corporation Limited India Tourism Development Corporation Limited
Indian Rare Earths Limited Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited
Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited India Trade Promotion Organisation
IRCON International Limited KIOCL Limited
Mazagaon Dock Limited Mahanadi Coalfields Limited
Manganese Ore (India) Limited Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemical Limited
Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited MMTC Limited
MSTC Limited National Fertilizers Limited
National Seeds Corporation Limited NHPC Limited
Northern Coalfields Limited North Eastern Electric Power Corporation Limited
Numaligarh Refinery Limited ONGC Videsh Limited
Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited Projects & Development India Limited
Railtel Corporation of India Limited Rail Vikas Nigam Limited
Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited RITES Limited
SJVN Limited Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Limited
South Eastern Coalfields Limited State Trading Corporation of India Limited
Telecommunications Consultants India Limited THDC India Limited
Western Coalfields Limited WAPCOS Limited


A company becomes eligible for NAVRATNA status when it already has Miniratna category 1 and have at least three Outstanding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) ratings during the last five years.

PSU Jobs 2019: List of Navratna PSU Companies :

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
Container Corporation of India Limited Engineers India Limited
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited National Aluminium Company Limited
National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited NMDC Limited
Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited Oil India Limited
Power Finance Corporation Limited Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited / VIZAG Steel Rural Electrification Corporation Limited
Shipping Corporation of India Limited


A company becomes eligible for MAHARATNA Status when it has an average annual turnover of Rs 20,000 crore during the last three years. The average annual net worth of the company should be Rs 10,000 crore.

PSU Jobs 2019: List of Maharatna PSU companies

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
Coal India Limited
Gas authority of India limited (GAIL (India) Limited)
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC Limited)
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)

PSU Jobs Recruitment Procedure

Till now what we have read we can conclude that the PSU sector covers vast fields such as service, banking, heavy industries, telecom etc. From last few years, it has been seen that many PSU companies have started recruiting engineers through GATE Exam.

List of PSU recruiting through GATE Exam

List of PSU conducting own exam for Recruitment.

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