BSNL JTO recruitment 2018-Is it really happening this year?

BSNL had announced the recruitment 2510 Junior Telecom Officer in the year 2017. Till today Bharat Sanchar Nigam limited has released 3 waiting list for the appointment of JTOs. Now the earlier recruitment is almost over and candidates either joined or in the process of appointment in many states.

BSNL JTO Post overview

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited recruits Graduate Engineer from open market as a Junior Telecom Officer or Assistant Manager (at Corporate Office, New Delhi ) in the entry-level Class-II officer to work in the Telecom, Civil & Electrical department of the Company.

As Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited is the largest government telecom service provider in India, hence the number of vacancies will be more for telecom stream while there are very few vacancies for electrical and civil streams.

Many engineering Graduates of Electronics, Instrumentation, Electrical, Computer Science and  Information Technology are ready to be part of biggest Government Telecom Company and waiting for the next official recruitment notification.

As this is only Government Company in India which hires the graduates in mass scale. And the selection criteria only GATE score so easy to get selected for the job whereas a candidate has to go through Group Discussion and Personal Interview for all Navratna & Maharatna Companies recruitment.

Upcoming BSNL JTO Vacancy in 2018

Let’s move to point whether BSNL is recruiting Junior Telecom Officer in the year 2018. If you see the past trend of appointment of engineers in Central Public sector enterprises through GATE. You will find that almost all CPSEs announce the vacancy before the closing date of GATE online application. As GATE online application is over and even examination is also conducted. And there is no official announcement from the BSNL side either. So there is no chance of BSNL JTO recruitment 2018 for this year.

The 3rd waiting list of the Junior Telecom Officer 2017 3rd batch was published on 12th December 2017. The next step just after this is document verification which also takes time of 2 to 3 months. And then candidates are called for classroom training of 10 weeks. So the last recruitment process is still the continuation. After the completion of this the organization’s head office call for the vacant position from each state and after compiling the data from each state, the vacancy may be notified.

Since the inception of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited in the year of 2000, the PSU had announced the recruitment Junior Telecom Officers 6 times till date.

The following table shows the data of year wise vacancy recruitment of Junior Telecom Officer of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.

Sl. No.Recruitment YearTotal Number of Vacancy Notified

So before 2020, we may see the new vacancies for more than 2500 young Graduate Engineers through GATE 2019 exam.

These years there is a heavy retirement in the government sector; hence fresh recruitment is necessary for the smooth functioning of the government’s departments. We can analyze from the above table that this time also BSNL may issue recruitment notification for more than 2500 JTO posts. So all interested candidates are requested to remain fully prepared for examination. Here are the new recruits Junior Telecom Officer salary structure details.

So those who are currently in 3rd or 4th year of engineering. They can start the preparation for the upcoming GATE exam to get the job in Government biggest telecom company.

Junior Telecom Officer Interview

There is no job interview for BSNL JTO. You just need to crack the multiple choice type question to become a Junior Telecom officer.

40 thoughts on “BSNL JTO recruitment 2018-Is it really happening this year?

  1. In 2017, bsnl notified in 2016 itself. So if it again notifies in 2019, then the gate score they are considering may GATE 2020. Is it possible?

    • GATE 2019 online applications are out now if BSNL issues advertisement before the last date of GATE registration, it means it will recruit JTOs in 2019 else you need to wait till GATE 2020.

  2. Sir
    I’m 2018 passed out ECE student .What should I do to get a BSNL job.Or else shall I go for other government exams or shall I do my M.E…im just confused ..please guide me ..

    • Don’t wait for BSNL JTO Job. Prepare for some vacancy examination. Or you can prepare for GATE 2019. A good rank in GATE would help to get the job in the best PSU.

    • The possibility of JTO Recruitment 2018 is very less. However, the company may recruit engineers in the year 2019. So you should start preparation of GATE 2019 exam.

  3. Hi sir for the BSNL jto post they will recruit the candidates based on that year gate score only or they will recruit based on previous years gate scores also.

  4. Hi Srinu Sir,

    Thanks for the above information.

    I am 31yrs now and I am MCA Qualified with 5yrs of expr and I wanted to apply for government job please do suggest and guide me.


    • If you are an OC candidate, I don’t think you would get the central government job. Else, you will have 2 to 3 years more. You should prepare for GATE 2019. If GATE is tough, then you can try for State Government job Like state PSC, State Engineering service, Computer Manager at various state government departments etc.

    • You have to prepare for GATE to get BSNL JTO. GATE score will also help to get the job in high paying PSUs.
      So start preparing for next GATE examination. It will also help in the preparation of Bank Specialist Officer, Engineering service exam, state level Engineering exam etc.

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