BEL Recruitment 2017 – Post for 10 Senior Assistant Engineer (Chennai)

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Mar 18, 2017

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BEL is inviting applications for the post of Senior Assistant Engineer. Candidates wish to apply are suggested to check eligibility criteria before apply for the post. BEL written test and Interview schedule will be intimated later. Candidates willing to apply may submit their application before March 28, 2017.

Schedule of BEL Recruitment 2017
Last date for submission of Application fee March 28, 2017
Last date for receiving the complete application March 28, 2017
Written Test/ Interview Will be intimated later

The filled in applications for BEL Recruitment should be sent along with a Demand Draft of INR 500/- for general category, SC/ST candidates are exempted. In case of scrutiny of applications and short listing of candidates, if their candidature is rejected, the application fee will not be refunded.

Installation, commissioning and maintenance of sensor and Fire Control Equipment’s or Equivalent Imported Equipment’s.  BEL is engaged in Upgrading and maintaining L70 AD Guns, Artillery Gun and tanks. The ex-servicemen are required to actively participate in the upgrade of these programs along with BEL Engineers. To assist BEL Engineers in Upgrade / production / other programs, operating the guns, maintain the guns, coordinating with Army Establishments, Ordnance Factories, field visits to any place in India including remote trial locations.

The basic requirement is for ten (10) Ex- Defense personnel with expertise in Electronic or Mechanical fields. Reservations in the ten posts available are as per Government guidelines. Specific details about the qualifications, eligibility and the job are as follows.

BEL Recruitment 2017 Eligibility and Qualifications

To be eligible to apply, the candidate must be an Indian and the candidate’s maximum age limit should not exceed 50 years as of 31/1/2017. The age relaxation for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC is made according to Government guidelines.

Also, the age relaxation is made for candidates with splendid achievements and qualifications and experienced candidates.

  • The candidate must have a Diploma in Engineering or equivalent recognized degree in Electronics (Electronics/ Electronics and Communication/ Electronics and Telecommunication/Communication/Telecommunication). Alternatively, the candidate can have a Diploma in Engineering or equivalent recognized degree in Mechanical discipline.
  • The candidate must also have an active post experience of 15 years in the rank of Chief Electrical Artificer (CEAR)/ Master Chief Electrical Artificer (MCEAR) from Indian Navy/ Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) from Army or equivalent.
  • In addition to the above, a candidate who has served in the Indian Navy must have experience in the field of Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Sensor and Fire Control equipment or similar imported equipment.  
  • A candidate who has served in the Indian Army must be experienced in handling of Electronic Sensors for L70 and Artillery guns and Tanks.
  • A candidate who has served in the Indian Air Force must have experience in Installation of Sensors at Air Force Stations and scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of Electro Optical Payload.

Check BEL Recruitment 2017: 23 vacancies of Dy. / Sr. Engineers at BEL Ghaziabad

BEL Recruitment 2017 Application & Selection Process

The selection will be through Written Test followed by an Interview (only for those candidates who qualify in the written test). Outstation candidates will be reimbursed for travel, if they are called for interview. They must produce their second-class train ticket.

Documents to be submitted along with Application

Interested candidates meeting the criteria mentioned above, should submit the application in the format appended to this advertisement and enclose the following self-attested documents along with Application:


2. Marks card for having passed all semesters / years of Diploma Engineering and Diploma Certificate or equivalent qualification.

3. Certificate from the Armed Forces regarding relevant post qualification experience.

4. Discharge Certificate from Defence Forces.

5. Caste Certificate (if belonging to OBC/SC/ST).

At the time of applying, the candidate must have a working and valid email id as the information regarding the tests and ensuing interview are conveyed to the candidate in this email id. This working email id should be given in the application.

The candidates wishing to apply must enclose all the above documents, along with the application of the proper format (mentioned under the career section in the official website) and the Demand Draft in a sealed cover. At the top of the seal cover the candidate must ensure he writes “Application for the post of SENIOR ASSISTANT ENGINEER (Short term contract for 5 years) in E-1 grade”. This must be sent through ordinary post only and should be addressed to

Deputy General Manager, HR & A, Bharat Electronics Limited, P.B. No. 981, Nandambakkam, Chennai, 600 089

Please note that applications sent through emails will not be entertained.

The application should be filled very carefully as any error in the format or the details will result in the rejection of application.  BEL also has the right to disqualify any candidate for any reason.

BEL Recruitment 2017 Job Description

The post is that of a Senior Assistant in the Executive Cadre (E-1). There are 10 posts available through this may vary based on the requirement at the time of selection.

The candidates selected will be taken in on short term employment basis for duration of 5 years for customer support locations throughout India.

The job requires the ex- serviceman’s active participation in supporting the Engineers in the installation, maintenance and upgrade of Sensor and Fire Control Equipment and also upgrading and maintaining L70 AD Guns, Artillery Gun and Tanks.  Along with assisting the BEL Engineers in upgrade and production of aforementioned or other programs, the job requires the personnel to operate and maintain the guns.  The candidate must also be adept at coordinating with Army Establishments and Ordnance Factories and should be flexible to take up field visits to any remote place in the country.

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