Vizag Steel to Recruit 188 Management Trainee (Technical) without GATE Score

Vizag Steel to Recruit 188 Management Trainee (Technical) without GATE Score

Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP), which is also known as Vizag Steel, has announced its plan to recruit 188 Management Trainees (Technical) from Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Instrumentation & Electronics, Ceramics, Chemical, Metallurgy, and Mining Engineering branches without taking into consideration GATE score.

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DMRC to Recruit Assistant Managers (Civil) through GATE 2019 Score

Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC) is going to recruit 35 Assistant Managers on the basis of GATE 2019 scores. This recruitment drive by DMRC is to meet the immediate requirement of engineering personnel for the Civil department of DMRC’s ongoing projects in Mumbai and Patna. The engineering graduates will be hired by DMRC on a contract basis for two years.

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ESE 2020 Mains

CQPP – The Best Preparation Strategy for ESE 2020 Mains

If you have just written ESE 2020 Prelims, and after going through the various ESE 2020 Prelims answer keys and detailed solutions provided by various coaching institutes and subject experts, you are confident of making it to the ESE 2020 Mains then it is time now to start preparing for the second and most important phase of ESE 2020 i.e. ESE 2020 Mains.

The ESE 2020 Mains exam is scheduled to be conducted by the Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) on 28th June, 2020. It means you have around five and half months to gear up for ESE 2020 Mains.

UPSC is going to fill around 495 vacancies through ESE 2020. The announced 495 vacancies include 21 vacancies for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD), of which 11 will be reserved for Locomotor Disability (LDCP) including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack victims and Muscular Dystrophy, 7 vacancies for Hard of Hearing (HI), and 3 vacancies for persons with low vision.  For candidates belonging to SC, ST, PD and OBC categories, reservations will be made by the Government of India as per the vacancies. The selected candidates will be absorbed as Class-1 officers in various Government of India departments, such as Indian Railways, Central Engineering Service, Indian Ordnance Factories Service, Survey of India, Border Road Engineering Service, Indian Defence Service of Engineers, etc.

On qualifying the ESE 2020 Prelims stage, the qualified candidates will have to mention their preference for services/posts in the Detailed Application Form (DAF). On the basis of their merit position, preferences filled in DAF, and number of vacancies, successful candidates will be allotted to various services/posts, subject to their medical fitness.

ESE 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

The ESE 2020 Mains stage includes writing two subjective or conventional question papers that are conducted in different sessions. The paper-I and paper-II are of Engineering Discipline. Both the papers are of 3 hours duration each, carrying 300 marks each. ESE 2020 Mains exam is considered to be very important stage, a candidate’s performance in this stage is going to decide his or her final ranking in ESE 2020.

On considering all these factors, it becomes evident that how tense the competition is. However, it is not something that is unachievable. An engineering student aiming for ESE 2020 has to follow a carefully planned preparation strategy to achieve success in ESE 2020.

IES Master’s Unique Preparation Methodology for ESE 2020 Mains

IES Master, an institute for engineers with branches in Delhi and Noida, offers quality coaching for ESE and GATE. For ESE 2020 Mains preparation, its unique preparation methodology includes a program called Conventional Question Practice Program (CQPP) which has been designed and structured to help all the ESE 2020 aspirants sit in the ESE 2020 Mains exam with full confidence. The CQPP program includes:

1) Conventional Classroom Practice Program

2) Conventional Question Practice Test (CQPT)

The main objective of Conventional Classroom Practice Program

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IIT Delhi to Release GATE 2020 Admit Card

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi is going to make available the Admit Card for GATE 2020 today. Candidates, who have registered for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering 2020 (GATE 2020) through GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS), can download their admit cards today.

GATE 2020, for which, 860,000 candidates have registered, is scheduled to be conducted on 1, 2, 8 and 9 February, 2020 in two shifts – forenoon from 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM and in afternoon from 02:30 PM to 05:30 PM.

Here is how candidates can download GATE 2020 Admit Card or GATE 2020 hall ticket:

  1. Log in to the official website of GOAPS through the URL
  2. On the page that opens, enter your Enrollment ID / Email Address and Password
  3. Now enter the Captcha code, and then click on the ‘Submit’ button
  4. Now you can download the Admit Card and take a printout of the same for further reference
  5. It is preferred to take colour printout of the GATE 2020 Admit Card as no soft copy will be considered for allowing access to the examination hall

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Experience Real GATE Environment through Master GATE 2020 Computer-Based Mock Test

The process of practicing any subject, topic, exam, etc. involves attention, rehearsal and repetition. A student who follows it all acquire new knowledge or skills that can later be developed into more complex knowledge and skills. Intelligence and motivation are the other two factors that play an important role in improving a student’s performance, but to gain expertise the most important thing is practice.

Engineering students who are targeting GATE, which is one of the most coveted competitive exams for engineering students, have to face tough competition as lakhs of students appear in this exam every year. GATE is gaining popularity among engineering students as through GATE students can begin their professional career through PSUs, or pursue higher studies from top institutes like IITs and IISCs.

GATE 2020 is scheduled to be conducted by IIT Delhi on the 1, 2, 8, and 9 of February, 2020. This means that all the GATE 2020 aspirants have just a couple of months to prepare for it. At this last stage of their preparation, it is very important for GATE 2020 aspiring candidates to include GATE 2020 mock tests in their preparation schedule. Writing GATE mock tests at this stage will help GATE aspirants to know about their strengths and weaknesses, and also determine their preparation level.

What is Master GATE CBT 2020
GATE 2020, like previous GATE exams, is going to be computer-based examination of three hours. As per the GATE exam pattern, the GATE exam contains a mix of Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQ) and numerical answer questions. With 65 questions in total, GATE 2020 exam will be of 100 marks. In order to help GATE 2020 aspiring engineering students from Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronics streams experience the look and feel of GATE before going to write the actual GATE exam, IES Master is conducting Master GATE CBT 2020 – a computer-based mock test for GATE 2020.

Master GATE CBT 2020 would include two mock tests – Master GATE CBT-I and Master GATE CBT-II. Master GATE CBT-I is scheduled to be conducted on 18 January, 2020, and Master GATE CBT-II on 25 January, 2020.

Objective of Master GATE CBT 2020
The prime objective of IES Master behind conducting this national level GATE 2020 mock test is to help all the GATE aspiring engineering students get acclimatise to the real GATE environment before going to write the actual GATE 2020 exam.

Benefits of Master GATE CBT 2020
Master GATE CBT 2020 would help all the GATE aspiring students to experience the look and feel of GATE exam pattern, get familiar to using GATE calculator, attempting questions online, etc. As the testing environment of Master GATE CBT 2020 would be similar to that of the real GATE environment, the mock test would be beneficial for all the students who will be writing GATE for the first time. By writing Master GATE CBT 2020, first time GATE appearing students will get rid of their anxiety level, and get a boost in their confidence. This computer-based GATE mock test would also help students in getting a tentative idea about their GATE 2020 ranking as the mock test would be written by students from 30 major cities across India.

Important Points about Master GATE CBT 2020
To write Master GATE CBT 2020, the interested candidates should have obtained or pursuing graduation degree (BE/B.Tech) in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, or Electronics & Communication stream. The fee structure of Master GATE CBT 2020 is as below:

Master GATE CBT-1:                       ₹ 400
Master GATE CBT-2:                       ₹ 400
Master GATE CBT-1 + CBT-2:       ₹ 700

How to Enrol for Master GATE CBT 2020
To register for Master GATE CBT 2020, an interested candidate has to follow the below given steps:

  1. Visit Master GATE CBT 2020 Web page.
  2. Click on the ‘Register’ button on the top right of the page, and then fill in the required details on the registration form.
  3. Choose your exam centre carefully as per your convenience
  4. After submitting you will get the User ID and Password, and will be directed to the Payment Gateway page
  5. Make the required payment for registration
  6. After the payment process, response page will open where you can check your payment details.
  7. If the payment failed anyway, you can pay the same by login into the student zone with the user credentials sent to your registered mobile number.

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Branch-wise GATE 2020 Exam Schedule Released by IIT Delhi

IIT Delhi, which is going to conduct the Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering 2020 (GATE 2020) exam has announced the complete schedule for GATE 2020. Candidates who have applied for GATE 2020 can check the complete branch-wise GATE 2020 exam schedule below:

GATE 2020 Branch-wise Exam Schedule

The GATE 2020 would be held all over India on 1, 2, 8 and 9 February, 2020. Candidates can download their GATE 2020 admit card from the official website on 3 January, 2020.

As per the official notification, GATE 2020 would be conducted in two sessions – Morning session (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) and Afternoon session (2.30 pm to 5.30 pm).

Best Coaching Institute to Structure GATE and ESE Preparation

To crack ESE and GATE with best ranking, an engineering student needs a right mentor or guide, in addition to a preparation strategy that is unique. For ESE aspirants, who have cleared the first stage i.e. ESE Prelims, moving forward with the preparation for ESE Mains demands a persistent and focused study approach as failure in the Mains means to wait for another six to eight months to come back at the same stage. Therefore, an ESE aspirant should go forward with his preparation strategy in a systematic manner accomplishing certain tasks or goals within a stipulated time period.

Whether it is ESE or GATE, an aspirant should structure his preparation strategy in such manner that he completes the exam syllabus well before time in a hassle-free way, leaving enough time for revising what has been learned. This will save him from last minute panic attacks. One should go forward with his preparation by setting small goals, and meeting them without fail. In this way, an ESE or GATE aspirant will stay cool and calm, which is very much required during preparation for these top competitive exams for engineers.

Here we are going to present some tips and techniques, following which one can make the preparation strategy for ESE or GATE more effective. Here are the tips:

Understanding the syllabus and exam pattern: The first step of the preparation strategy for any exam is going through the syllabus of that exam. This will help a candidate in categorising the topics into easy, moderate, and difficult, and start his preparation in a systematic manner. The next step is to know about the exam pattern. Understanding the pattern will facilitate an aspirant in knowing how to attempt questions, and how much time should be devoted in attempting each question.

Recalling whatever has been learned: Revision is a very integral part of the preparation strategy for ESE and GATE preparation as this will help a student keep a tab on his progress. Revision will let him identify the topics which are his strength, and the topics that require more practice. The best way to revise is through short notes that have been prepared during the first or second round of reading the topics. Try to revise at least once or twice, depending upon the weightage of marks the topics carry. Revision will also help an ESE or GATE aspirant sit in the respective exam with the desired boost in confidence.

Following time-bound preparation strategy: Equal importance should be given to all the topics during preparation, as no hard and fast rule is followed while setting the question paper. As per past toppers of these exams, an aspirant should take on all the subjects together during his preparation rather than taking one after another.

Right time to start preparation: Every exam has a unique pattern and standard on the basis of which one should start preparing for the exam. Starting early is appropriate, but too early can makes the preparation a bit boring as the passion gets lost at the time when is needed. As per past ESE and GATE toppers and rankers, the appropriate time to begin preparing for ESE and GATE is just after the second semester or the moment you start B.Tech studies. The right time to start preparing for ESE or GATE can vary from person to person, however it is recommended to prepare for these exams under the guidance of subject experts at the best coaching institute for ESE and GATE.

IES Master, a Delhi-based institute for engineers, conducts many study programs that can help engineering students from CE, ME, EE, and ECE branches in their preparation for ESE and GATE. Depending on the time in hand, and the year in which a candidate is targeting to take the ESE or GATE exams, the various options of study programs at IES Master are: Two-year Classroom Program with regular and weekend classes, Subject-wise Improvement program for selective study and guidance, Genius batch for smart engineers, and many more. For session 2020-21, admissions for all these programs at IES Master are currently open.

Candidates, who wish to register themselves for any of the above programs can contact IES Master Delhi Help Desk at 80100 09955 or drop a mail at to know in detail about all or any of the above-mentioned study programs for ESE, GATE and PSUs. For admissions at IES Master Noida, call 0120-415 1100 or mail at

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Students from NIT to Get Direct Admission for PhD in IIT Delhi

As per various media reports, Engineering students from the National Institutes of Technology (NIT) will now be able to pursue their PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi without writing the GATE exam.

This new admission policy will become effective from the academic year 2020-21. The only thing required to get direct admission would be scoring a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 8 and above by students pursuing their B.Tech from NIT.

According to the Director of IIT Delhi, Mr V. Ramagopal Rao, “NIT students, who have a CGPA of 8 and above in their third year and are interested in research will be able to get direct admission in IIT Delhi for completing their final year here. After that, they can continue to pursue their PhD in the institute.”

Like IIT Delhi, other IITs will also integrate NIT students in the near future. To facilitate this exchange of students, MoUs will have to be signed between IITs and NITs.

“The idea behind getting NIT students into the IIT is to improve the research culture. We want students who have the potential for research to join our institute. The NITs also get benefitted from this because their students get direct admission in PhD,” said Mr Sandeep Chatterjee, registrar of IIT-Delhi.

To start with their PhD programs, NIT students will be required to spend a minimum of six months or complete a project with the IIT during their last year of B.Tech.

When it comes to quality education, research and infrastructure, there are 31 NITs in India that are considered to be second to the seven IITs.


POSOCO to Recruit Executive Trainees through GATE 2020

Power System Operation Corporation Limited (POSOCO) has announced its recruitment plan for the post of Executive Trainees (ETs) in the Electrical (EE) and Computer Science (CS) disciplines on the basis of GATE 2020 scores. POSOCO is a Government of India Enterprise that comes under the Ministry of Power. The prime objective of this enterprise is to manage the nation’s power system operations.

POSOCO will start inviting online applications from eligible candidates any time after the declaration of GATE 2020 results on 16 March, 2020.


AS per the official POSOCO recruitment notification, engineering students from Electrical (EE) and Computer Science and Information Technology (CS) disciplines with a minimum of 65% marks or equivalent CGPA can apply for this post. Final year/semester students from these engineering streams can also apply for this post, provided their results are announced by 14 August, 2020, and they have obtained 65% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate of all semesters/years up to the pre-final examination. Also, all the interested candidates should possess a valid GATE 2020 score. Students holding GATE 2019 score or prior are not eligible for this recruitment drive. The upper age limit for this post is 28 years as on 31 July, 2020.

Selection Process

The selection process that POSOCO is going to adopt for this recruitment drive includes considering the marks obtained (out of 100) in the corresponding paper of GATE 2020, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview. Only GATE 2020 qualified candidates will be considered for the next rounds of selection.

For calculation of final score of a candidate for empanelment, the weightages of marks obtained in GATE 2020, Group Discussion and Interview shall be as indicated below:

GATE 2020 Marks (out of 100) in corresponding Paper 85%
Group Discussion 3%
Personal Interview 12%
Total 100%

All the selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs. 60,000-1,80,000 and other allowances, and benefits as applicable, during the one-year training period. All the successful candidates are required to sign a service agreement bond for at least three years before going for training.

Details of number of vacancies and reservation shall be indicated separately in the official notification that would be released later. Till the time POSOCO announces the details of total number of vacancies and reservation, keep on checking IES Master GATE 2020 job notifications for further update.