BHEL Placement Preparation Tips and Placement Process


BHEL is one of the well known companies in India. The company focuses in engineering and manufacturing related activities related to energy/infrastructure sector. It plays a major role in the Indian Economy. The wide network of the company all over the country and four overseas branches is serving various customers according to their needs. The company caters mainly to sectors like

  • Power
  • Transmission
  • Industry
  • Transportation
  • Renewable energy
  • Oil & Gas
  • Defence

BHEL recruits many engineering graduates with good skills and knowledge in related fields. For the recruitment they conduct various tests and interview. Those with deep and thorough knowledge in the engineering academic subjects can easily get into a job in this company. The recruitment tests carried out by BHEL are usually tough. This is to pick the most talented candidates from a large number.

BHEL Placement Test

Most of the companies in India recruit candidates through tests and interview. The recruitment drive organized by BHEL consists of two stages – a written test and final interview. The written test includes about 240 questions in total which are divided in four sections.

  • Technical Engineering
  • Basic Engineering
  • Verbal Ability and
  • Quantitative aptitude

Candidates have to clear each section separately. Each question is provided with 4 or 5 choices from that they have to pick out the correct one. One mark is awarded for each right answer and 1.5 marks reduced for each wrong answer.

Technical section includes questions from the subjects they have studied in engineering. Those with thorough knowledge in the subjects can easily clear this section. The next is the basic engineering section which includes most of the questions from 12th level physics, chemistry and mathematics. The verbal ability comprises of questions that test the logical ability and English knowledge of the candidates. The last section is the aptitude that includes basic mathematics questions.

BHEL Placement Interview

Interview is the last stage in the recruitment process. Candidates who have cleared the written test will be called for this stage. The final interview is usually carried out in two sessions, technical interview and HR interview. In technical interview session the candidates have to answer the questions based on the academic subjects. The questions will depend on the candidate’s area of interest in any subjects. In HR interview the candidate’s personal information like academic background, their objectives, about family, etc. are asked.

BHEL Placement Test Preparation Tips

The basic thing one has to remember while preparing for this test is that they should have a deep and accurate knowledge in the academic subjects. So candidates must go through the core subjects thoroughly. First of all they have to plan a timetable for preparation. They should cover the subjects according to the schedule. Allot time for each subject depending on the strength and weakness in particular areas.

For preparing technical questions the books they have studied in the academics is sufficient. The quantitative aptitude can be prepared referring the books like R. S. Agarwal’s Quantitative and Verbal ability. If possible candidates should collect as much as previous placement papers and solve them. This will help to know about the overall idea of the question paper. An important factor to remember is the time management. Practicing will help them more in acquiring speed and accuracy in answering.

BHEL Placement Interview Preparation Tips

Those who have cleared the written test will be called for final interview. This is to evaluate the candidates’ knowledge in specific area and also to check their character. The candidates must answer all questions confidently. Another factor is that they should not answer questions if they are not sure about it.



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5 Responses to “BHEL Placement Preparation Tips and Placement Process”

  1. 5
    vishal batule:

    please tell me detail procedure for selection in bhel for mech engg. does last year studunt is applicable for selection?????
    i am last year student, what are the chances for me in bhel???

  2. 4

    whats nature expect from workers?
    what are the best quality to select in your company?

  3. 3

    what is requirement for bhel exam ?

  4. 2

    what is unit of toughness

  5. 1

    i am EC branch student.
    which type of job for me in bhel.