Maharatna Company jobs for Engineering Graduates

In India Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) is defined as a state-owned enterprise. Grasping a job in PSUs is next to Dream Come True for every Engineer in India. Many companies under PSU has done an astonishing job in various core sectors and thus receiving superfluous financial sovereignty.  The government of India has given a distinctive rank or unique appellation to some companies out of which of one them is MAHARATNA.

Then there are certain eligibility criteria, which a company should accomplish to get their presence sensed in Maharatna group, which are as follows:

  1. The investment ceiling of the company should range from 1000 to 5000 crores.
  2. For three years, the companies’ average annual net worth should be 15,000 crores or the companies’ average annual turnover should be 25,000 crores.

At present, the Government of India has bestowed MAHARATNA status to seven companies:

  1. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
  2. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
  3. Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)
  4. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)
  5. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
  6. Coal India Limited (CIL)
  7. GAIL (India) Limited

Maharatna PSU Pay Scale

The Government of India had implemented 2nd pay revision for Public Sector Employees which was effective from 01.01.2007. There are certain fixed grade in the executive cadre of any government company. Schedule A and Maharatna PSUs have E0 to E9 grade/pay scales. The Management of a PSU has a right to recruit fresh engineers in any of these scales. Generally, they appoint freshers on E1 or E2 or E3 grade in IDA pay scale. Here are the gross salary details of newly recruited executives in Maharatna Company.

PSU NamePost NamePay ScaleInitial Basic Pay in RsApprox Gross salary per Month
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)Assistant Executive Engineer60,000 – 1,80,00060,000120k to 150k (The CTC per annum would be higher than 15 Lakh)
National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)Executive Trainee
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)Management Trainees
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)Engineer Trainee
Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)Engineers/Officers
Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL)Graduate Trainees (GTs)
Coal India Limited (CIL)Management Trainee
Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL)Excutive Trainee20,600 – 46,50020,60065K to 80k (The CTC per annum would be higher than 9 Lakh)

As 2nd PRC term is already ended and next pay revision i.e. 3rd Pay revision Committee is due from 01.01.2017. The Government of India had already constituted the committee for the 3rd PRC. You can check the estimated pay scales after 3rd PRC.

MAHARATNA PSUslike selection process and Pay Scale.


NTPC recruits fresh engineers for the post of executive trainees from open market through GATE examination. engineers. Graduates of Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Electronics & Instrumentation are eligible for the recruitment in the power company.

Selection Process

  • The candidates must perform well for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). Based on the result of GATE the aspirants will be eligible to appear in an Online Aptitude Test.
  • The result of Online Aptitude Test cream off the name of successful applicants to appear in-group discussion and then conceded onward for Personal Interview. The candidates who want their name to appear in the merit list must secure minimum qualifying marks in both group discussion & personal interview.

Pay Scale, Perks, and Allowances

  • The entrance level Executive Trainee will be given a basic salary of INR 60,000/-
  • Separately, they will also get Dearness Allowance that depends on the basic pay, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Conveyance Allowance, Travel Allowance, Medical Benefits, Leave Encashment, Gratuity and many more benefits.

Read also: NTPC Executive Trainee Salary in hand

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)

ONGC also takes graduates of different streams for the post of Assistant Executive Engineer through Graduate Aptitude Test in Engg.

Selection Process

  • The candidates are shortlisted based on the result of Thus, the entrants must appear for GATE exam.
  • Based on the marks of GATE the candidates are shortlisted for personal interview, which is the final stage of the selection process.
  • The aspirants must secure the minimum qualifying marks to make their presence sensed in the merit list.

Pay scale, Perks, and Allowances

  • Graduate Trainees will obtain a basic pay scale of INR 60,000-1,80,000/- with a rise of 3% every single year.
  • Other Than Payscale, they will get allowance, Cafeteria Approach, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Mining Allowance, Contributory Provident Fund, Conveyance Maintenance, Performance Related Pay(PRP), Gratuity, Medical facility for self and dependents, Postretirement Benefit Scheme and Composite Social Security Scheme.

Read it also: ONGC Assistant Executive Engineer Salary in hand


Last time it had recruited MT (Technical & Administration) candidates through a separate written examination. The engineering branches allowed are Ceramics, Computer, Civil, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics & Instrumentation, Mechanical, Metallurgy & Mining.

Selection Process

  • The candidates get shortlisted based on the result of the examination test / Skill test and Trade test.
  • Selected candidates need to appear for Group discussion & personal interview in the ratio of 1:4.

Pay scale, Perks, and Allowances

  • The basic Pay received by a Management Trainee of Grade E1 is INR 20,600 – 46,500/-
  • Apart from basic pay, employees will get Dearness Allowance, Cafeteria Approach that is 46% of basic pay, the medical facility for self and reliant, Provident Fund, Gratuity and numerous additional benefits.


It has already announced the recruitment of fresh graduates for the post of Engineer trainee through GATE. The eligible disciplines are Mechanical & Electrical Engineering.

Selection Process

  • The applicants are duty-bound to appear for GATE exam because based on the result of GATE the candidates will get shortlisted for the interview in order of merit in the ratio of 1:3 to the number of vacancies in each discipline and category.
  • The aspirants who wish their name sensed in the merit list must secure minimum 75% in written test score and 25% in the interview

Pay Scale, Perks, and Allowances

  • The Engineer Trainees, which is the entry-level post for Engineers, gets a basic pay scale of INR 50,000-1,60,000/- all through the training period and INR 60,000-1,80,00/- after the training period.
  • In addition to basic pay, Dearness Allowance which depends on the basic pay, Cafeteria Approach (46% of basic pay), benefits such as Leave Encashment, Medical facilities for self and reliant upon, Provident Fund, Gratuity, Performance Related Pay, Subsidized Canteen Facilities, House Rent Allowance are also relished by the employees.

Read also: BHEL Engineer trainee salary in hand


IOCL recruits officers for executive posts through GATE test. The Eligible disciplines are Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Metallurgical and Polymer Engineering.

Selection Process

  • Appearance by candidates in GATE exam is a necessity because GATE result is taken into a concern to carry on the selection procedure to Group Discussion& Group Task and then lastly to the personal interview which is the final stage of the selection process.
  • Final merit list will be prepared grounded on the result of GATE exam and then scores obtained by the aspirants in GD, GT, and Personal interview.

Pay Scale, Perks, and Allowances

  • Basic Pay of INR 60,000/- will be received by candidates designated as Engineers/Officers.
  • Likewise, the company offers Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Cafeteria Approach, Medical amenities for self and family members, Gratuity, Performance Related Pay and several extra facilities to the staffs.

Read also: IOCL Officers total pay per month


It has notified the 1319 vacancies for management trainee through a separate examination which will be conducted by the company. The streams allowed for the recruitment ME, CE, EE, ECE & Industrial Engg.

Selection process

  • It’s necessary for all the aspirants to appear in All India Selection Test, and the candidates who will succeed this test will appear for personal interview in the ratio of 1:3.
  • Final merit list disprepared grounded on the result of the personal

Pay Scale, Perks, and Allowances

  • Throughout the training period the selected candidates will get a pay scale of INR 16,400-40,500/-, and after the training period, the employees will get a pay scale of INR 20,600-46,500/-.
  • Separately from basic pay the employees also relishes Dearness Allowance that is 102% of basic pay, Performance-related pay @ 40% of basic pay, House Rent Allowance, Coalfield Allowance that is 7% of basic pay, underground allowance @ 15% of basic pay and numerous other benefits such as Leave, medical treatment, pension, gratuity etc.

Read also: CIL MT gross salary in hand


GAIL also announced the 45 vacancies for Executive trainees through GATE 2017 examination. Engineering students of Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation & Civil streams are allowed to apply for the job.

Selection Process

  • For the selection process, the applicants must achieve all the eligibility criteria.
  • The candidates will undergo single stage / multiple stage selection processes, which comprises Group Discussion and Interview before the selection committee.

Scale Pay, Perks and Allowances

  • The basic pay scale for the candidates selected for the posts in numerous grades are INR 60,000-1,80,000/-(E2 grade), INR 70,000-2,00,000/-(E3 grade).
  • Apart from basic pay, the workers moreover receive Dearness Allowance at applicable rates, perks& allowances under cafeteria approach, Performance related pay and other benefits such as House Rent Allowance, medical facility, group insurance, conveyance advance, furnishing advance, etc. as per rubrics of the company.

Read it also: GAIL Executive Trainee Salary

2 thoughts on “Maharatna Company jobs for Engineering Graduates”

  1. I m the employee of new maharatna BPCL …….my basic pay is 9250-20250….
    What will be my gross salary ?
    Plz tell me and describe

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