ONGC GATE Recruitment 2017 – Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has announced recruitment through GATE. Only the GATE 2017 qualifiers are invited to apply for the recruitment, which is for the post of Graduate Trainee in Engineering and Geo-Science. The last date to apply is April 27, 2017. Total 721 posts are open for the GATE 2017 qualifiers in ONGC. However, for the final selection, along with the GATE score, the performance of the candidate in interview and qualifying examination will also be considered. Check more details on ONGC GATE Recruitment 2017 from this page.

Important Dates of ONGC GATE Recruitment 2017

Some of the deadlines, regarding the ONGC Recruitment for Engineers and Geoscientists, which the candidates must keep in mind are:

  • Online application form is available from – April 12, 2017
  • The last date to submit the application form is – April 27, 2017
  • Scanned copies of the certificates are to be uploaded until – May 07 to 14, 2017
  • Downloading of call letter – May 07 to 14, 2017
  • Interview will be held from – May 23, 2017
  • Interview Result – June 22, 2017

Latest – Interview Result has been announced. Check on “Result” page.

Application Form of ONGC GATE Recruitment 2017

The application form the are available online only and the candidates can access it from the link given below.

Application Process is over now.

The process to submit the apply is as below:

Documents required to submit the form:

  • GATE-2017 Admit Card
  • GATE Score card
  • Active Email id and mobile no registered
  • Scanned copy of your photograph containing signature

Note: The scanned images should be less than 70kb and in jpg or jpeg format.

How to Apply?

Step-1: Access on the link above and then click the ‘Apply Online’ button. Next, the candidates will have to read all the instructions carefully and then click on ‘Continue’ button.

Step-2: Submit GATE 2017 Registration Id, E-mail Id and Mobile Number. On submitting these details, the candidate will be sent an OTP.

Step-3: With the help of the OTP, access the application form and enter personal, educational, experience, and other details in the application form.

Cut off Score for ONGC GATE Recruitment 2017

Cut off Score for the Recruitment of Graduate Trainees through GATE 2017 has been announced. Candidates can check their cut off score from the official website or through the direct link given below.

  • Click here to check Cut-off score of candidates applied for recruitment of GTs in ONGC.

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Eligibility Criteria for ONGC Recruitment through GATE 2017

The criteria of eligibility to be satisfied by the candidates is:

Age Criteria:

Category Age Limit (except Drilling and Cementing) Age Limit (only for Drilling and Cementing)
Unreserved 30 years 28 years
OBC 33 years 31 years
SC/ST 35 years 33 years
PwD 40 years Not Applicable
Ex-Service Men (Gen, OBC, SC, ST) 35 years 33 years
Departmental Candidates Age relaxation will be extended to departmental candidates to the extent of their service rendered in ONGC

Education Qualification:

Post Qualifying Exam
(UG/PG Degree in
Respective Discipline)
GATA Paper
AEE (Cementing) Mechanical UG in Mechanical Engineering with 60% marks Mechanical Engineering (ME)
AEE (Cementing) Petroleum UG in Petroleum Engineering with 60% marks Petroleum Engineering (PE)
AEE (Civil) UG in Civil Engineering with 60% marks Civil Engineering (CE)
AEE (Drilling) Mechanical UG in Mechanical Engineering with 60% marks Mechanical Engineering (ME)
AEE (Drilling) Petroleum UG in Petroleum Engineering with 60% marks Petroleum Engineering (PE)
AEE (Electrical) UG in Electrical with 60% marks Electrical Engineering (EE)
AEE (Electronics) UG in Electronics/Telecom/
E&TAnd PG in Physics with 60% marks
Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)
AEE (Instrumentation) UG in Instrumentation with 60% marks Instrumentation Engineering (IN)
AEE (Mechanical) UG in Mechanical with 60% marks Mechanical Engineering (ME)
AEE (Production) Mechanical Mechanical Engineering (ME)
AEE (Production) Petroleum UG in Petroleum/
Applied Engineering with 60% marks
Petroleum Engineering (PE)
AEE (Production) Chemical UG in Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering (CH)
AEE Reservoir PG in Geophysics/
Petroleum with 60% marks
Geology & Geophysics (GG)/Mathematics (MA)/ Physics (PY)/ Petroleum Engineering (PE)/ Chemical Engineering (CH)/
Chemist PG in Chemistry with 60% marks Chemistry (CY)
Geologist PG in Geophysics/
with 60% marks
Geology & Geophysics (GG)
Geophysicist (Surface) Geology & Geophysics (GG)
Geophysicist (Wells) Geology & Geophysics (GG)/Physics (PH)
Materials Management Officer UG in Mechanical/
Computer/Information Technology Engineering
with 60% marks
Mechanical (ME)/Electrical (EE)/Instrumentation (IN)/Petroleum (PE)/Chemical (CH)/Civil (CE)/Electronics and Communication (EC)/Computer Science & Information Technology (CS) Engineering
Programming Officer UG in Computer Engineering/
Information Technology/
Computer Applications/
Computer Science
with 60% marks
Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)
Transport Officer UG in Mechanical/
Auto Engineering
with 60% marks
Mechanical Engineering (ME)

ONGC Admit Card 2017 – Recruitment through GATE

You will get admit card to attend an interview. However, you will be issued admit card of ONGC GATE Recruitment 2017 only if you are shortlisted.

In order to download admit card, log in using ONGC Registration Number, Email ID, and Date of Birth.

If you have forgotten registration number you can retrieve it. In order to do so, enter Email ID and Date of Birth.

Selection Procedure of ONGC Recruitment through GATE

The selection procedure of the candidates, for ONGC Recruitment of GTs E-1 level in Engineering & Goa-Sciences will be done through the following mechanism.

GATE Score: On the basis of GATE 2017 score, the candidates will be shortlisted for interview round.

Interview Round: In the interview round, the overall assessment of the candidates will be done.

Final Selection: The final selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in GATE, Interview, and Qualification. The weightage of these will be as below:

  • GATE 2017 Score – 60 marks
  • Interview – 15 marks
  • Qualification – 25 marks
  • Total – 100 marks


Candidates frequently ask At what GATE rank will ONGC shortlist for interview?. To answer this question, we need to first understand what GATE Cut Off means.

  • Graduate students appear for GATE exam. Often exam conducting body holds same subject over multiple sessions. Therefore, they have to normalize marks for each session.
  • GATE score reflects exam performance of candidate. This further translates to GATE All India Rank (AIR) or simply GATE Rank.
  • Rank shows position. In other words, if your rank is 10, it means you are at 10th place and there are 9 students with scores better than you.
  • Cut off of GATE refers to last rank or least score of candidate who is shortlisted.

ONGC GATE Cut Off 2016

Candidates can check the ONGC Recruitment 2016 Cut Off for from the table given below.

Posts Cut Off Score
Geologist 512 381 246 209
Geophysicist (Surface) 635 434 234 203
Geophysicist (Wells) 652 489 372 291
AEE Reservoir 716 527 424 479
Chemist 723 596 395 331
Programming Officer 852 706 No Post No Post
AEE Mechanical 859 788 669 608
AEE Production-Mechanical 833 720 570 520
AEE Production-Chemical 640 479 444 335
AEE Production-Petroleum 696 320 156 161
AEE Drilling-Mechanical 822 755 620 558
AEE Drilling-Petroleum 562 325 265 No Post
AEE Cementing-Mechanical 808 742 615 509
AEE Cementing-Petroleum 642 533 No Post 196
Transport Office 799 745 571 No Post
MM Officer 836 758 693 525
AEE Electronics 910 832 662 534
AEE Electrical 869 800 710 710
AEE Instrumentation 798 734 500 No Post
AEE Civil 921 836 699 700

Vacancy Details for ONGC GATE Recruitment 2017

The distribution of vacancies, category-wise, is as given below:

Post UR OBC SC ST Total
AEE (Cementing) Mechanical 8 4 3 0 15
AEE (Cementing) Petroleum 1 1 0 0 02
AEE (Civil) 12 7 3 3 25
AEE (Drilling) Mechanical 28 14 9 5 56
AEE (Drilling) Petroleum 2 1 1 0 4
AEE (Electrical) 45 18 13 6 82
AEE (Electronics) 13 10 3 2 28
AEE (Instrumentation) 12 8 0 0 20
AEE (Mechanical) 40 19 9 6 74
AEE (Production) Mechanical 30 17 8 4 59
AEE (Production) Petroleum 10 10 7 2 29
AEE (Production) Chemical 49 28 14 8 99
AEE Reservoir 8 6 3 1 18
Chemist 37 20 9 1 67
Geologist 23 8 4 3 38
Geophysicist (Surface) 15 8 4 1 28
Geophysicist (Wells) 13 7 3 2 25
Materials Management Officer 18 8 4 0 30
Programming Officer 5 2 1 1 9
Transport Officer 7 3 2 1 13
Total 376 199 100 46 721

About ONGC

ONGC is Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited. It is an Indian multinational oil and gas company. Headquarter is in Dehradun. ONGC is a PSU. It was established in the year 1956. Official website is

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