Government jobs and railway jobs options for final year BTech or BE students have increased over time. Central government departments and institutions and departments of many state governments hire candidates in technical departments for which BTech final year students are eligible to apply. Many of these agencies are filled by the direct recruitment process of the related department while many others are filled through the open competitive exams organized by recruitment agencies.
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) and Staff Selection Commission (SSC), two major recruitment agency in the country organizes various recruitment drives throughout the year for BTech degree holders. Similarly, in various state governments there are recruitment agencies that conduct selection drives for the vacancies in departments of state governments. BTech final year students can apply for these vacancies as well.
Posts in Govt Jobs for B.Tech Final Year Candidates
Vacancies for followings posts are advertised in various government departments for BTech final year students:
- Assistant Engineers
- Assistant Executive Engineers
- Superintendent Engineers
- Junior Chemical and Metallurgical Assistant
UPSC Indian Engineering Services (IES) Exam for B.Tech Final Year Candidates
Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) conducts Indian Engineering Services exam every year for which BTech final year students are eligible to apply. For UPSC IES Exam candidates can apply online through the official website of UPSC i.e. www.upsc.gov.in.
PSU Govt Jobs for B.Tech Final Year Students
Apart from central government and various state governments, many Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) also hire thousands of engineering graduates every year in technical branches. For these government jobs BTech final year students are eligible to apply. Generally, to apply in PSUs, a candidate must have at least 60% marks in BTech. Followings are the major PSUs where B.Tech final year students can apply.
Generally it is observed that PSU recruitments are done through GATE every year. The candidates are chosen on the basis of marks they acquired in the GATE Examination. The merit list is prepared through GATE exam through which the recruitment process starts.
Railway Jobs for B.Tech Final Year Students
BTech final year students can apply for various government jobs in railways as well. Section engineer, divisional engineer, project engineer, executive engineer, assistant engineer, junior engineer, etc. are the positions that are filled in the technical branches of Indian Railways. In most of the cases, age limit for candidates must be minimum 21 years and maximum 30 years.
The selection process comprises of written exam and interview schedule. For entry in technical departments of railways, candidates can appear for UPSC Civil Services exam as well, through which Group A vacancies of railways are filled as per the merit in the exam.
Railway jobs are categorized in four major groups:
- Group A
- Group B
- Group C
- Group D
Engineering graduates are eligible for the technical jobs in Railways as well as other common positions. So, they have plenty of options in Railways:
- Indian Railways Traffic service
- Indian Railways Personnel service
- Indian Railways store service
- Indian Railways Electrical engineer
- Sr. section engineer
- Junior engineer
- Senior P- way supervisor
- Chief Depot Material Superintendent
- Depot Material Superintendent etc
- Indian Railway Service of Engineers
- Central Engineering Service
- Assistant Executive
- Indian Ordnance Factories Service
- Assistant Station Master (ASM)
- Sr. Section Engineer
- Station Master
- Database Administrator
- Additional General Manager
- Telecommunication Engineer
- Deputy General Manager
- Station Controller
- Junior computer operator
- Customer Relations Assistant
- Junior Engineer etc
- Executive Engineers
- Assistant Executive Engineers
- Superintendent Mechanical Engineers
Most of the vacancies in technical departments of Railways demand minimum 55% marks in BE or BTech.