BSNL JTO Recruitment 2019 Eligibility, Last Dates and Registration

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BSNL JTO 2018 Recruitment

BSNL JTO Recruitment Drive 2019 was announced by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited recently. Junior Telecom Officer or JTO is the starting executive cadre in BSNL. BSNL started choosing candidates directly with GATE score. Earlier, BSNL was conducting All India Exams for JTO Posts. Let us find out Last Date of Registration for applying to JTO Post through GATE 2019 score.

BSNL JTO Recruitment Eligibility Details in Short

No of Posts 198
Specilization Civil and Electrical
Salary 16,400 + Allowances
Post JTO
Exam No exam. Only GATE 2019 Score.
Syllabus Same as GATE syllabus.
Age 18-30. Relaxation: 5 yrs SC/ST, 3 Yrs OBC, 15 Yrs SC/ST PWD, 13 Yrs OBC PWD, 5 Yrs BSNL emp.

Scale of Pay

JTO(Civil) & JTO(Electrical) will be appointed in the IDA pay scale Executive[E-1A] of Rs.16,400/- – Rs.40,500/- as per 2nd PRC with annual increment @ 3% of basic pay plus IDA, HRA, Perks, Medical Benefits, etc. admissible as per BSNL Company rules.

Selection for a Particular Circle & Service liability

The BSNL comprises a number of territorial Circles and functional Circles. A list of the existing Territorial Circles along with the Vacancy Details., appears in Annexure-A.

The JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical) is a Circle-based Cadre and the candidates would be selected against the vacancies of a particular Circle. (The candidates are required to serve in that particular Circle until they are promoted to All India Cadre). However, BSNL has the right to post any selected JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical) to any of the Circles either temporarily or on permanent basis in the interest of service. The decision of BSNL in this regard will be final and binding. The service conditions, seniority etc. of selected candidates will be determined as per prevailing rules of the Company from time to time.

The willing candidates shall be permitted to apply only for one Circle in which he/she desires to serve, consequent upon his/her selection. Choice of Circle once exercised shall be final and under no Circumstances, it shall be changed. The Details of Telecom Circles along with Vacancy details is at Annexure-A. The circle wise merit list will be prepared based on the GATE Score-2019 and available vacancy of the circle. No claim of appointment by any qualified candidate, beyond the circle wise merit list shall be entertained.


1. Nationality: Only Indian Nationals would be eligible to apply. 

2. Educational Qualifications: Applicant must possess the educational qualifications: BE/BTech. or equivalent in Civil Engineering for JTO(Civil) & in Electrical Engineering for JTO(Electrical) from a recognized Institution/University AND are required to appear in GATE exam 2019, opting one paper from selected two disciplines of GATE paper codes i.e. Electrical(EE) & Civil(CE) (details are available at GATE IIT Website).

3. GATE Registration ID : All the willing candidates must have a GATE Registration ID (13 digits) for applying for DR-JTO(Civil) & DRJTO(Electrical) online Registration.


Candidate shall not be below 18 years and not exceed 30 years as on the last date of receipt of Online applications from the candidates. However, the age is relaxable as per the standing instructions of Government of India for the following categories.

1. Upto five (5) years for SC/ST candidates.

2. Upto three (3) years for OBC candidates

3. Upto fifteen (15) years for SC/ST-PWD candidates

4. Upto thirteen(13) years for OBC-PWD candidates

5. Upto five (5) years for BSNL employees

6. Ex-Servicemen will get the benefit of age relaxation as per Central Govt. Rules.

7. For residents of J & K, relaxation shall be in accordance with DoP & T’s notification No. 15012/7/1991-Estt.(D) dated 07-12-2007, pertaining to “Residents of State of Jammu & Kashmir (Relaxation of upper age limit for recruitment to Central Civil Services & Posts) Rules-1997”.

PH candidates would have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by a Competent Authority. The format of the same will be uploaded subsequently.


No person shall be eligible for appointment:

(i) Who has entered into or contracted a marriage with a person having a spouse living, or (ii) Who, having a spouse living, has entered into or contracted marriage with any person.

Mode of selection

The mode of selection is through GATE SCORE-2019 which has to be conducted by IIT Madras, Chennai in the month of February 2019

BSNL JTO Exam Process of Selection

• First of all, the interested candidates must possess the educational qualification BE/BTech. or equivalent in Civil Engineering for JTO(Civil) & in Electrical Engineering for JTO(Electrical) from a recognized Institution/University AND are required to appear in GATE exam 2019, opting one paper from selected two disciplines of GATE paper codes i.e. Electrical(EE) & Civil(CE) (details are available at

Secondly, the interested candidates shall have to register themselves further with GATE Registration ID (13 digits) with GATE paper codes i.e. Electrical (EE) & Civil (CE) through

During the registration with BSNL, candidates shall have to choose a particular circle, where he/she would serve in case of appointment in BSNL.

Multiple Circle registration is not allowed, if same is found at any stage, his/her candidature will be rejected and shall be dealt in accordance with admissible BSNL rules. Page 3 of 5

Accordingly, on declaration of GATE-2019 result, the circle wise merit list will be prepared based on the GATE Score-2019 and available vacancy of the circle.

BSNL shall not conduct any further Examination/interview etc. for the selection of the candidates for the recruitment of Direct JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical) in BSNL.

The appearance of the name in BSNL’s merit-list does/will not confer any right on the candidate for employment. A final call/appointment letter will be issued to the candidate after completion of all other formalities.

BSNL reserves the right to change the number of vacancies of JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical) as per Company requirement.

BSNL JTO Exam Bond and Training

(i) The candidates selected shall execute a Bond in the format as specified by the Company to serve in BSNL for a period of five years from the date of their appointment as JTO(Civil) & JTO(Electrical) or a period as specified by BSNL for the post from time to time.

(ii) The candidates selected shall have to successfully undergo training as per the training plan laid down by the Company BEFORE their appointment as JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical).

(iii) During the period of training, the Direct Recruited JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical) will be entitled to Stipend (Training Allowances) as decided by the BSNL from time to time.

BSNL JTO Exam Online Application/Registration and Fee for examination

This application/registration is required towards the candidature for the post of JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical) in BSNL through GATE 2019 Score.

Candidates applying for JTO(Civil) & JTO(Electrical) posts are required to apply online for which link shall be provided through BSNL web site "". The applications will be considered only through the online registration process which is to commence from 11-02-2019 and will be closed on 12-03-2019. Therefore, candidates are advised to visit our web site ( for any updates regarding recruitment. All candidates applying for JTO (Civil) & JTO (Electrical) posts are required to read all the instructions provided on website before filling the online application form.

BSNL JTO Exam Fee for online Registration

The online registration shall commence from 11-02-2019 and shall close on 12-03-2019. The prescribed examination fee of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) for OBC candidates and of Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) for SC/ST candidates shall be paid through online mode i.e. Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card only.

The amount of the fee shall not be accepted in any other form. Fee once paid shall NOT be refunded under any circumstances nor can be held in reserve for any other examination or selection or otherwise. BSNL shall not be responsible for multiple registrations by any candidate. In case of multiple registration, the candidature of the candidate will be cancelled for all the registrations.

BSNL JTO Exam Closing date or Last Date for receipt of Online Registration Forms

(i) Registration forms complete in every respect must be submitted Online on or before 12-03-2019. Candidates are advised to complete their registration process well before the last date to avoid last minute rush or because of any inadvertent possibility of inability/failure/technical snag while logging in to the website of BSNL BSNL Website on account of heavy load on the internet or website jam during last days . BSNL shall not accept any responsibility for the candidates for not being able to submit their application within the last day on account of aforesaid reasons or any other reasons.

(ii) Registration process will not be allowed after last date and all incomplete registrations will be treated as rejected. Page 4 of 5

iii) The candidature for the post of JTO(Civil) & JTO(Electrical) shall be considered on the basis of the information furnished by the candidates in the registration form. All are, therefore, advised to ensure to fulfill all the eligibility conditions before applying. In case it is found at a later stage that the information furnished by an applicant is false/misleading or an applicant does not fulfill any of the eligibility conditions, the candidature of such applicants would be cancelled and no correspondence in this regard would be entertained. Candidature Registration in BSNL will NOT confer any right for any appointment. Appointment will be solely subject to fulfillment of all eligibility conditions.

iv) No request for withdrawal of candidature received from a candidate will be entertained under any circumstances. Any dispute in regard to the recruitment will be subject to the Courts/Tribunals having jurisdiction at New Delhi.