MDL Recruitment through GATE 2018

MDL Recruitment through GATE MDL Recruitment through GATE 2018 – The application form for MDL recruitment through GATE 2018 was available from January 8 onwards. The last date to apply was February 7, 2018. A public sector undertaking and India’s leading Shipbuilding company, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) will hire graduates in Mechanical or Electrical engineering on the basis of their GATE 2018 scores. To be eligible for MDL recruitment through GATE 2018, candidates need to be an Indian citizen, have qualified GATE 2018 and meet other eligibility criteria like age limit. To apply for MDL recruitment 2018, candidates had to use their GATE registration number for the relevant discipline. Upon successful submission of application form, a unique registration number was generated, whichwas needed for validation of the email ID and to take printout of the application form. It may be noted that unless email validation was done, applicationswere not considered for MDL recruitment through GATE 2018. Candidates belonging to General/OBC categories had to pay a processing fee of Rs 300 (exempt in case of SC/ST/PwD candidates). The payment could be made at any SBI branch using a bank challan. Candidates can check the detailed eligibility criteria, application procedure, selection criteria as well as important dates for the MDL Recruitment through GATE 2018 below.


For candidates who wish to get a job in Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL), the first step starts with qualifying GATE 2018. So, they had to get registered online; the application form closed on October 9, 2017. The exam was held for 23 papers on February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018. IIT Guwahati is the conducting body of the exam. The result of GATE 2018 will be published on March 17 and the score card will be available from March 20, 2018.

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Important Dates for MDL Recruitment 2018



Start date for downloading GATE 2018 Admit Card

January 4, 2018

GATE 2017

February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018

Application form of MDL Recruitment (through GATE 2018)

January 8, 2018

Last date to submit MDL application form

February 7, 2018

Last date for paying Application Fee

February 23, 2018

Declaration of GATE 2018 Result

March 17, 2018

Interview Notification Dates

May 21, 2018 (Tentative)

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Eligibility Criteria for MDL Recruitment through GATE 2018




Indian nationals are eligible

Age (as on the last day of application)

  • General: The upper age limit is 28 years.

  • OBC- NCL: The upper age limit is relaxable by 3 years.

  • SC/ST: The upper age limit is relexable by 5 years.

  • PwD: As per PwD Act/Government guidelines

  • Ex- servicemen: the upper age limit is relaxable to the extent of number of years dedicated to Military service.

Note: The resultant age after deducting the service period from the actual age, the resultant age cannot be more than the prescribed age limit of 3 years.


  • Candidates should have full-time B.E/B.Tech degree in a relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks/equivalent CGPA from a recognized University/Deemed university recognized by AICTE.

  • Final year students can also apply but for final selection, they must meet the qualifying requirement of minimum 60% marks or equivalent. Additionally, they must furnish proof of their eligibility by the prescribed date.

No Objection Certificate (NOC)

In case of candidates employed with Government/ Public Sector Undertakings, they need to produce NOC certificate issued by their employer.

 Discipline and GATE Paper details for MDL Recruitment


Graduation Discipline

GATE Paper

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical/ Mechanical & Industrial Engineering/ Mechanical & Production Engineering/ Production Engineering/ Production Engineering & Management /Production & Industrial Engineering


Electrical Engineering

Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics/ Electrical & Instrumentation





MDL Recruitment Application form 2018


The application process of MDL recruitment through GATE 2018 will comprise of two steps which are given below:

  • Payment of Processing Fee

  • Filling and submission of MDL recruitment 2018 Application Form

Payment of Processing Fee

  • Candidates have to pay the application processing fees of Rs 300 (excluding Rs 40 bank charges) at the nearest SBI branch using SBI Challan provided with the advertisement. SC/ ST/ PWD (Persons With Disability) are exempted from paying the fees. Challan format other than the one provided in the notification will not be accepted.

  • The challan has three parts: Bank’s Copy, MDL’s Copy & Candidate’s Copy. Click here to download the challan

  • The candidate must have all these three parts while making the payment.

  • After payment, the bank will be retain the Bank’ Copy, and return the other two parts (MDL’s Copy and Candidate’s Copy) of the Challan after duly filling the parts with necessary information and putting in the bank’s seal as an acknowledgement of receipt of processing fees and bank charges.

  • Enter Payment Details in the Application Form: The details of remittance, including the name and code of the Bank, Journal No., has to be entered in Section 3 of the Online MDL Application Form.

  • Send the ‘MDL’s Copy’ section of the Challan along with the completed application form in an envelope superscribing “Advertisement Ref. No. & Post applied for” through post or courier to the following address:

Chief Manager (HR-CR)

Executives Recruitment Section,

02nd Floor, Mazdock House

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited, Dockyard Road,

Mumbai – 400010

Note: The envelope should reach CM (HR-CR) on or before the last date. 


Filling and Submission of MDL Recruitment Application Form 2018: To fill the online application form, the candidate has to log on to the application portal of the company.

  • Click on “Online Recruitment” and then choose the relevant post applied for

  • The application form will include many mandatory fields like personal details and academic qualification. The candidate must properly fill these fields. There will also be a section where candidates have to enter their GATE 2018 registration number. The registration details will be available in the GATE 2018 Admit Card.

  • The candidate will then have to upload photograph and signature in the prescribed format.

  • Next, the candidate will click the Submit button. A unique registration number will be generated upon successful registration; note it down.

  • A validation link will be sent to the registered email ID. Click on the link to complete the validation

  • The candidate will have to take a printout of the completed MDL application form

MDL Recruitment through GATE 2018 Selection Process:


The selection of candidates will be done in three steps:

  1. GATE Examination: Candidates desirous of employment at MDL need to appear in GATE 2018 in the relevant discipline as mentioned in the qualifying requirements.

  2. Personal Interview (PI): Based on GATE 2018 marks, candidates will be shortlisted for PI. To be eligible to participate in PI, candidates need to score minimum 60 marks out of 100.

  3. Final Selection: Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in GATE 2018 and PI.

Grade and Pay Scale


Pay Scale

CTC Per Annum


Rs. 16,400-40,500

7.25 Lakhs (approx)

Training Period and Probation: Candidates who are finally selected will be put on probation for a period of one year. Post successful completetion of probation, posts will be confirmed.


GATE Cutoff Scores for MDL Recruitment


While GATE qualification is an important criterion for employment at MDL, candidates must also meet the GATE 2018 cutoff score determined by the company for employment. The GATE 2018 cutoff will be used to screen candidates, and is the minimum score below which no GATE qualified candidate will be considered for employent. Also, the GATE cutoff 2018 will be different for different GATE papers. So, candidates need to check the job profile and GATE cutoff criteria before applying.


Previous years’ GATE Cutoff Scores for MDL Recruitment


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Contact Address:

Corporate Office:

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited,

Dockyard Road, Mazagon,

Mumbai - 400 010.


To check recruitment at other PSUs, read PSU Recruitment through GATE 2018



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