Central Electronics Limited (CEL) Recruitment through GATE 2019

Central Electronics Limited (CEL) has issued the notification for recruitment of graduate engineers on a two-year contract. The candidates who have given the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) exam will be qualified to become a part of the CEL recruitment process. In this article, the candidates can find all the relevant information about the CEL Recruitment through GATE 2019 and the important details about the eligibility criteria, selection process, and remuneration.

CEL is a PSU under the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology. In the two-year contract, outstanding candidates may get an extension of one year, and some of the candidates with exceptional performance may even get employed permanently with the company.

Posts Available at CEL for Recruitment through GATE

Candidates who are selected as engineers can be posted in any one of the disciplines of CEL such as Electronics and Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Electrical Engineering.

Important Date for CEL Recruitment through GATE 2019

Let’s take a look at the important dates that every applicant planning for CEL recruitment through GATE must know about:



GATE examination 2019

February 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th 2019

Availability of CEL Recruitment Form

January 2019

Last Date of submission of the CEL Recruitment Form

February 2019

Uploading of last year scores and GATE 2019 scores

June 2019

Uploading of GATE 2019 scores

End of June 2019


Eligibility Criteria for CEL Recruitment for 2019 as Engineers/Officers

The eligibility criteria for recruitment in CEL is mentioned in the table given below:

Job Post

Education Qualification



Graduate Engineers


Electronics & Communication Engineering


Mechanical Engineering


Civil Engineering


Electrical & Electronics Engineering



Important note:

  • The candidate must have a valid full-time Master’s degree or Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in the applicable field with almost 55% marks.
  • Final year students can also apply for CEL recruitment. However, they must obtain at least 55% score in their technology/engineering degree.

Age Limit for CEL Recruitment through GATE for Various Classes

The age constraints applicable for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2019 are listed in the table:


Age Limit


27 years


Relaxation of 3 years


Relaxation of 5 years

PwD (Persons with Disabilities)

The degree of disability should be 40% and above


  • Relaxation for General category is 10 years
  • Relaxation for ST/SC category is 15 years
  • Relaxation for OBC category is 13 years


Essential Steps on CEL Recruitment Application Form 2019

The procedure of applying for CEL recruitment through GATE 2019 is mentioned below:

  • The candidates have to use the online application format for the CEL recruitment on http://www.celindia.co.in, which is the official website of the company.
  • This can be done with their registration number of GATE 2019, which will be stated on the admit card of GATE 2019 exam.
  • When entering the details on the application form, the candidates have to put in their personal data such as name, address, gender, nationality, city, mobile number, email ID, etc.
  • The candidates are also required to upload details such as the scores received in GATE 2019 including their final year aggregate marks.
  • After the application is filled, the candidates have to deposit the fee, which is INR 300 for General and OBC candidates. Physically Handicapped and SC/ST candidates are excused from the payment of the fee
  • After the registration, the candidates will receive an OTP on their registered mobile number, which has to be put in the registration form.

Selection Process by CEL through GATE

The shortlisting of the candidates will be made against the vacancies available at the time of the recruitment.

  • The candidates will be selected based on the scores they obtained in GATE 2019.
  • Subsequently, a list of candidates will be declared with the venue, time, and date for their PI (personal interviews).
  • The candidates who are shorlisted for the PI will have to come to the PI with all the essential documents including educational qualification, proof of age, proof of address, caste certificate (if any) and the scorecard of GATE 2019 examination.
 The candidates are also obligated to carry self-attested copies of the documents.

Remuneration for CEL Recruitment through GATE 2019

The remuneration for candidates appointed by CEL is listed in the table below:


Compensation for the First Year

Compensation for the Second Year

Graduate Engineers

INR 23,000 a month

INR 24,000 a month


Important note:

  • If the candidate is permanently appointed by the company, the employee with be hired in E-2 unit with a pay scale ranging between INR 16,400-40,500. The cost-to-company (CTC) will be INR 6.5 lakh per annum.
  • The salary mentioned here includes the basic pay, HRA, dearness allowance, PF, and transport allowance.

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