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September 12, 2012

MECL ET Recruitment 2013 through GATE 2013

MECL ET Recruitment 2013 through GATE 2013
Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd. (MECL) has recently issued Recruitment notification 2013 through GATE 2013 for 40 ET (Engineer Trainees) for the disciplines of Geology, Geophysics & Mechanical Engineering. As GATE 2013 scores would be used to shortlist candidates for MECL ET Recruitment 2013, it is imperative for you to appear in GATE 2013 to get these Engineer Trainee jobs in MECL.

Which other PSU organisations are recruiting based on GATE 2013? You can find a list of PSU recruiting through GATE in my earlier blog article titled: Jobs through GATE 2013 List of PSU Organisation recruiting,

The current blog article is being written to apprise you about the MECL ET jobs and help you to apply for the same with summary of information on the eligibilities and application form. Towards the end of the article, you would find the prep materials for MECL ET Recruitment 2013 - the written part (i.e. GATE 2013) and also GD/Interview.

But before we go further, a small introduction on MECL.

What is MECL:

Founded in 1972, MECL (Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited) is a premier PSU in the mineral exploration field in India. Exploration activities of MECL are of two types
i) Promotional exploration on behalf of  government of India.
ii) Contractual exploration on behalf of  PSU, state governments and private sector entities.
MECL has made noteworthy contributions in development of the nation by exploration of coal, lignite, base metals, gold, bauxite, limestone etc.  Since inception till date, it has completed over 1213 projects of detailed mineral exploration, mine development and 1,42,778 million tonnes of mineral reserves have been established.
MECL has its corporate office at Nagpur, Maharashtra, with a number of Zonal / Project offices located throughout the length and breadth of the country.

MECL ET vacancies 2013 & GATE 2013 Papers:
There are a total vacancy of 40 Engineer Trainees with branch-wise, category wise break-up of the vacancies as below:

Geology: SC:2, ST:1, OBC: 4, GEN:8, TOT: 15.
Geophysics: SC:1, ST:0, OBC: 1, GEN:3, TOT: 5.
Mechanical Engineering: SC:3, ST:2, OBC: 5, GEN:10, TOT: 20.

MECL Salary for Engineer Trainees:
MECL offers salary for ET in pay scale: 16,400-40,500/= with other benefits.  On completion of 1-year training period, they are absorbed as a Geologist, Geophysics, Mechanical Engineer, Drilling Engineer with basic pay of Rs. 16,900/= with which total CTC is around Rs. 40,000/= per month.

Eligibility for MECL ET:
Age Eligibility:
Maximum 28 years. (as on 31.01.2013)
Age relaxations exists for reserved categories.

Educational Qualification Eligibility:
For Geology:
Minimum 60% in M.Sc./M. Tech/M.Sc.Tech (Geology/Applied Geology/M. Tech (Geological Technology)
For Geophysics:

Minimum 60% in M.Sc./M. Tech/M.Sc.Tech (Geophysics/Applied Geophysics/M. Tech (Geological Technology).
For Mechanical Engineering:
Minimum 60% in BE/B.Tech/ B.Sc.Engg (Mechanical Engineering).

Since you have to appear in GATE for these ET positions, it is needless to say that you also have to possess the eligibility for GATE, details of which can be found in my blog article titled: GATE 2013 Notification, Eligibility & Forms.

MECL ET Recruitment 2013 Online Form:
You have to register (i.e. apply) actually twice for MECL ET positions: once for GATE & than for MECL.

First you have to apply online for GATE 2013.
Last date for applying online for GATE 2013 is 30th September, 2012. So better hurry!

Subsequent to your online registration for GATE 2013, you would be able to download the GATE 2013 Admit card from 5th December, 2012 onwards.  Now you have to use the "GATE-2013 Registration Number" as given in the admit card to register online for MECL ET Recruitment 2013.

The MECL ET Recruitment 2013 Online form would be available from 1st January, 2013 in this MECL Career website. Last date for submission of  MECL ET Recruitment 2013 Online form is 31st January, 2013.

Start date for online registration for GATE 2013: 01.09.2012.
Last date of online registration for GATE 2013: 30..09.2012..

Date of availability of GATE 2013 Admit Card (hence GATE-2013 Registration Number): 05.12.2012.
Start date of online registration for MECL ET Recruitment 2013: 01.01.2013.
Last date of online registration for MECL ET Recruitment 2013: 31.01.2013.

Subsequent to your online registration for ET positions, MECL would procure the GATE scores from GATE authority, shortlist the candidates and if you are within the merit list, would call you for the subsequent selection process - Group Discussion (GD), Interview & Psychometric test.

Prep Materials MECL ET Recruitment 2013:
To qualify in MECL Recruitment 2013 and get that lucrative Graduate Engineers job, you have to prepare for two things - for the written exam (i.e. ME paper of GATE 2013) and GD/Interview. This blog has enough prep material for you to crack MECL ET Recruitment 2013.

My previous blog article titled: GATE ME Prep material: Syllabus, Exam Papers & Books would help you prepare for GATE 2013, by pointing you to the sources for downloading syllabus, sample papers, books & coaching institutes for the exam.  I will post the materials for Geology in a subsequent blog article.

Prep Materials for the MECL Interview: Please visit my blog article titled: Interview for Jobs. The article tells you what are the requirements an interviewer looks for in you. And than it gives you a list of 99 interview questions, which are most repeated in every other interview! These questions helps you prepare yourself.

You should also be ready to face questions on "What is MECL", as the interviewer would want to know how much interested you are for this job. So go through this About Us Page of the MECL. 

Prep Materials for the MECL GD (Group Discussion): Please visit my blog article titled: Group Discussion for jobs, which tells you what are the essential qualities you need to have and how you can prepare for the same, along with a YouTube video of a mock-GD. Further this article tells you what are the different types of GD, along with example of GD topics.

I am sure with above information on MECL ET Recruitment 2013 through GATE 2013, you can not only apply for the job confidently but also crack MECL GD/Interview very easily with the prep material presented. Please keep visiting this blog. I would be on the look out for more job avenues through GATE and post the same here, as and when I find them.