Mode of Selection

Selection Process :

Selection process comprises of Short listing of Applications, Conduct of Written Test, Document Verification, Pre-employment Medical Examination, Verification of Character & Antecedents from the concerned Authorities and issuance of Final Offer of engagement.

                               Written Test :

       HAL reserves the right to decide the cut-off percentage for calling Candidates for Written Test, based on the Marks secured in the Qualifying Examination. However, the cut-off percentage of Marks for UR / EWS / OBC(NCL) candidates is not less than 60% & for SC /ST / PwBD Candidates is not less than 50% in the Qualifying examination. The selection will be done through Written Test to be conducted at Bangalore & the shortlisted  candidates will only be called for Written Test. The date, time & venue of the Written Test will be intimated to the shortlisted eligible candidates by email / speed post / registered post.

                       Document Verification:


i)  Candidates qualifying in the written test will be called for Document Verification in the order of Merit.  The number of candidates called for Document Verification will be limited to the number of Posts notified (Discipline/Category wise).  The candidates will be required to produce Testimonials / Documents in support of Age; Qualification; Caste / Tribe / Class / Income & Asset (EWS); Experience and other advertised eligibility criteria.  The Testimonials / Documents should be in the possession of the candidates as on the cut-off date (last date) for receipt of Applications. Inability of the candidates to produce the requisite documents at the time of document verification shall render them liable for non-consideration of their candidature. No undertaking for production of documents in respect of eligibility criteria with regard to Age, Qualification & Experience on a later date will be allowed.


ii)  Engagement of selected  candidates  is  subject  to  Verification  of  Caste  (wherever applicable) and Character & Antecedents  from  the  concerned  Authorities,  as  per  the Rules of the Company . The candidates should bring all the relevant original certificates / testimonials etc., along with one set of self-attested photo copies in support of educational qualifications, experience,  date  of  birth,  caste  certificate  (in  Central  Govt.  format), Disability Certificate etc. All the relevant and required documents as per the notified criteria will be scrutinized during document verification  stage  and  those candidates who are found  to  be  meeting  the  notified  criteria  will  only  be  considered for selection. Additional  candidates will  be  called  for  Document  Verification  in  the  order of merit till such time the  number  of  candidates  qualifying  in  Document  Verification process is equal to the posts advertised.


iii) The date, time and place of document verification will be informed through e-mail.  Candidates attending the Document Verification would be reimbursed Travelling Allowance (TA), i.e., Sleeper Class / II Class Train Fare / Bus Fare by the shortest route, subject to production of proof of travel (Original onward journey ticket and Photocopy of return

journey ticket), failing which TA will not be paid. In case the candidate travel by other modes of transport, he/she will be reimbursed the fare limited to the shortest route by train or actual expenses, whichever is less, on production of proof. It may be noted that no Travelling Allowance will be paid to candidates called for Written Test. However, if the Written Test and the Document Verification are held at one and the same Station and on the same/ adjacent days, the candidates who qualify the Document Verification stage would be paid Travelling Allowance, as per their entitlement, for one journey to and from the place of Selection.

                      Medical Examination:


i) Candidates qualified in the Document Verification will be issued Provisional Offer and they are (including PwBDs) required to undergo Pre-employment Medical examination.


ii) Candidates should have sound health and should meet the medical standards prescribed by the Company. Engagement of selected candidates will be subject to receipt of satisfactory medical report from the Company’s Doctor as per the Medical Standards of the Company.  No relaxation in health standards will be allowed.


iii) The decision of the Company’s Doctor in this regard will be final and binding.


iv) Additionally, in respect of PwBDs, the suitability for appointment in relation to the Disability will be decided on the basis of Reports of the Medical Board attached to the Special Employment Exchanges for Physically Handicapped and till such time their engagement in HAL will be provisional.  Appointment of selected PwBDs will be subject to verification of Disability Certificate from the concerned Authorities as per the Company Rules.