RITES Recruitment 2020 - Eligibility, Exam Dates, Application Form & Syllabus

RITES Recruitment

Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) is an engineering consultancy which works in the field of transport, infrastructure projects under the guidance of the Ministry of Railways, Government of India. The organization invites meritorious candidates for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainees (GETs) through GATE score every year. Aspiring students can submit their online applications only through the official website of RITES.The RITES Recruitment 2020 has not been announced yet for GETs. Candidates must keep visiting the page for latest updates.

Last year, a sum total of 40 vacancies were announced for the recruitment of Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Signal & Telecommunications. The detailed structure of Important Dates, Eligibility Norms, RITES Exam Pattern & Syllabus are mentioned down below. This article provides all the essential information regarding the RITES Recruitment 2020. Let’s take a look to explore more.

RITES Recruitment 2020 Latest Notification -

The Rail India Technical and Economic Service has not released the 2020 notification for recruitment of the Graduate Engineer Trainees (GETs) yet. Generally, the notification is released in the month of March but this year, there is no such information may be due to COVID-19 situation. Candidates must keep a check on the official website.

RITES Recruitment 2020 Job Overview -

RITES Ltd., a multi-disciplinary consultancy enterprise established in the year 1974 under the direction of Indian Railways. Read a Job Overview of RITES Recruitment 2020 to find out comprehensive facts.

RITES Recruitment 2020 Job Highlights



Name of the Exam

RITES Recruitment 2020

Conducting Authority

Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES)

Type of Job


Total Vacancies

Not Known Yet

Name of the posts

  • Graduate Engineer Trainee (Civil Engineering)
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee (Electrical Engineering)
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee (Signal & Telecommunications)
  • Graduate Engineer Trainee (Mechanical Engineering)

Mode of Application


Official Website


Available Application Forms

RITES Recruitment 2020 Important Dates

The official exams dates of the above mentioned posts are not announced yet. Here is the tentative schedule:

RITES Recruitment 2020 Important Dates


Dates to be Remembered 

Releasing Date of Official Notification

To be announced

Availability of Application Form

To be announced

Last Date to Apply Online

To be announced

Last Date to Submit Payment

To be announced

Date of GATE 2020 Exam

1, 2, 8, 9 February 2020

Declaration of GATE 2020 Results

13th March 2020

Schedule of Interviews

To be announced

RITES Recruitment 2020 Pattern & Syllabus

All the participants who meet the eligibility criteria of the exam are welcoming to appear for the exam premises. The stages of the exam are dispersed into three stages i.e. GATE Entrance Test, Personal Interview Round, and Medical Examination. The complete structure of examination pattern is in tabulated form are as under:



GATE 2020 Entrance Test

Budding aspirants who wants to pursue for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainee (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Signal & Telecommunications) need to appear on the National Level GATE Entrance Test conducted jointly by the grounds of Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) under the regulation of Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

Personal Interview Round

Candidates who qualify the GATE exam with the Normalized Marks (Out of 100) will be shortlisted for PI round. Students can choose their language for an interview either in Hindi or English language.

Medical Examination Round

Qualifiers of both the rounds will go for the medical examination conducted as per the RITES Rules and Standards of Medical Fitness.

RITES Recruitment 2020 Eligibility

Auspicious young fellows who want to connect with RITES need to complete the basic eligibility norms arranged by the organizing authority as follows-

Age Limit (as on 01st March 2020)

The age limit of the applicant should be as follows-

Minimum Age Limit- 21 years

Maximum Age Limit- 30 years

Academic Background

VC No.


Graduation Degree required for applying


GET (Civil)

Full time BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) degree in Civil Engineering


GET (Mechanical)

Full time BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) Degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Production Engineering / Industrial Engineering / Automobile Engineering


GET (Electrical)

Full time BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) degree in Electrical Engineering/ Electrical & Electronics Engineering



Full time BE/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engineering) Degree in Electronics Engineering/ Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering/ Electronics & Communication Engineering/ Electronics & Electrical Engineering/ Computer Science/ IT/ Computer Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

Important Note:

  • Eligible students have to obtain a minimum of 60% marks in their bachelor’s level education.
  • Reserved category students have to obtain minimum aggregate marks of 50% in their graduate program.
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply.

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Relaxations & Concessions

  • Students belong to PWD category- 10 years
  • EWS/SC/ST/OBC categories- as per Govt. orders
  • PWD students- 10 years
  • RITES Regular/ Contract Employees- 5 years

PWD category candidates will have to meet the Physical Requirements mentioned down below in a tabulated form:


Categories for which identified

Functional Classification

Physical Requirements

Graduate Engineer Trainee (Civil)

Locomotor disability




S, ST, BN, W, SE, MF, C, R, W & RW

Hearing Impairment


Graduate Engineer Trainee (Mechanical)

Locomotor disability


Graduate Engineer Trainee (Electrical)

Locomotor disability


Hearing Impairment


Graduate Engineer Trainee (S&T)

Locomotor disability


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(OL- one leg affected, OA- one arm affected, OAL- One arm one leg affected, BL- both legs affected, HI- hearing impaired, LV- low vision)

RITES Recruitment 2020 Application Process

The online registration process for RITES Recruitment 2020 will be conducted at the official RITES website. Here are the steps which a student has to follow while applying for the exam.

Steps to Follow -

  • Visit the official web portal.
  • Open to the ‘Career’ menu and click on the ‘Online Registration’ option.
  • Choose the vacancy name (Graduate Engineer Trainee) from the drop-down as per your branch, post applied for, vacancy type, and other details. Make sure to enter an active email-id as the log-in details will be sent at the same time.
  • ‘Submit’ the details.
  • Check your email-ID for log-in details and click on the ‘Applicant Login’ link on the ‘Online Registration’ page.
  • Log-in using your details and complete the application form.
  • Upload your photograph, CV, and other necessary documents -
    • 2 recent passport size colour photographs
    • PAN Card
    • High school certificate for DOB proof
    • Original GATE Score Card
    • Certificates of Academic & Professional qualifications
    • Proof of Identity & Address
  • Submit your application and take a print out of your filled application form.

Other Details

RITES 2020 Recruitment Vacancies

RITES Ltd. has not released the detailed structure of vacancies for the recruiting post of Graduate Engineer Trainee in various disciplines for the year 2020. However, here are the vacancy details for 2019 recruitment.

Check out the details of vacancies here -

Vacancy Number

Post Details

Recruitment Vacancies


Graduate Engineer Trainee (Civil Engineering)



Graduate Engineer Trainee (Mechanical Engineering)



Graduate Engineer Trainee (Electrical Engineering)



Graduate Engineer Trainee (Signal & Telecommunications)



40 Vacancies

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Selection Process for RITES 2020 Recruitment Exam

Students will be selected on the basis of following features of the examination:

  • Applicants must have appeared for the GATE Entrance Test.
  • Those students who qualify the GATE Exam and obtain Normalized Marks out of 100 are eligible to appear for the next stage.
  •  The scores of GATE will be valid only if the participant obtains more than or equal marks to the Qualifying Marks as fixed for the GATE paper.
  • After this, shortlisted students will have to appear for the category-wise Personal Interview Round. In this round, students are required to submit all the important documents as per mentioned in the call letter.
  • Apprentices who qualify both the rounds will go for a Medical Examination Test which will be conducted under the direction of RITES Rules and Standards of Medical Fitness.
  • The final merit list shall be prepared as per the following weightage of marks distribution:
    • GATE Marks (Out of 100) - 75%
    • Interview - 25%
  • Candidates have the option to appear for the interview round either in English or Hindi language.

Note: General/ EWS category students must secure a minimum of 60% marks in Interview round whereas candidates of SC/ST/OBC/PWD category need to secure at least 50% marks for the relevant post.

Nature of the Job

Selected students will go for 2 months of training where they get all the guidelines and important instructions about the job. Once the training session is completed, they will be elected to work as an Engineer at Rail India Technical and Economic Service (RITES) on probation for 2 years and get an IDA Pay Scale of ₹ 40,000 to ₹ 1,40,000 on a probation period of 2 years. Qualified apprentices shall be liable for posting to any place in India as per the requirements of the company.

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RITES 2020 Examination Pay Scale

All the shortlisted stupendous candidates will receive the following benefits:


Pay Scale

Graduate Engineer Trainee (Civil Engineering)

Graduate Engineer Trainee (Electrical Engineering)

Graduate Engineer Trainee (Signal & Telecommunications)

Graduate Engineer Trainee (Mechanical Engineering)

Qualifying candidates will receive the IDA Pay Scale of ₹ 40,000 to ₹ 1,40,000 during the training period with the starting basic pay of ₹ 40,000/-. Besides basic pay, apprentices will be paid Dearness Allowance (DA) and House Rent Allowance during the tenure of a training period.


After successful completion of training period, aspirants will get other allowances in the form of Leaves, Medical Facility, Maternity Leave/ Paternity Leave, Leave Encashment, Accident/ Death Insurance.


Apart from these facilities, students will sign a service agreement bond at the time of a training. The amount of the bond is ₹ 1,00,000/- for General/ OBC(NCL) (₹ 50, 000/- SC/ST/PWD/ EWS). If candidates wish to resign from service during training period or within a period of 3 years after the training period, the above amount will have to be deposited.

Bond: Candidates who are finally selected are required to execute a service agreement bond of ₹ 1,00,000/- (General/ OBC (NCL)) or ₹ 50,000/- (EWS/SC/ ST/ PwD) to successfully complete the training period and thereafter serve the organisation for a minimum three years duration.

RITES Recruitment 2020 Admit Card

For the vacancies of Graduate Engineer Trainee for various posts, a candidate needs to appear and qualify the GATE exam. Once apprentices qualify the GATE exam they are eligible to submit their applications for RITES Vacancies. The selection will be done based on the Interview round. So, the admit cards will not be released. However, candidates will be intimated about the interview dates.

RITES Recruitment 2020 - Documents Required For Interview

Candidates are required to carry the original certificates along with the self-attested copies of the following documents:

  • Identity and Address proof (Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card, Passport, Voter ID)
  • PAN Card
  • Two recent passport-size photographs (same as uploaded in the GATE application form).
  • Class X Certificate (Date of Birth proof)
  • Certificates and mark sheets of all semesters/ years of classes 10th 12th, Graduation, and Post-graduation.
  • Caste/ Category certificate, if applicable.
  • Proof of experience, if applicable
  • PwD certificate, if applicable
  • GATE scorecard
  • Copy of RITES Application Form

RITES Recruitment Results 2020

The final result for the vacancy of GET (Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Signal & Telecommunications) are released on the official website. Students are advised to keep a check on the official website and stay updated with the result details.


RITES Recruitment 2020 FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q. When will be the RITES 2020 application form available?

The RITES 2020 online application process dates are not announced yet. The forms will be made available on the official website.

Q. If I take the GATE 2019 exam, will my score be valid for RITES 2020 recruitment?

Yes, qualifiers of GATE 2019 or GATE 2020 are eligible for the scheme.

Q. What is the age limit criterion for the RITES 2020 Recruitment exam?

Students belonging to the age group of 21 to 30 years are eligible to apply.

Q. How many stages are there in the RITES 2020 exam?

This exam has three stages i.e. GATE Entrance Test, Personal Interview Round, and Medical Examination.

Q. What is the total number of vacancies available for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainee?

The vacancy details will be released through the official notification. Last year, the total numbers of vacancies for the post were 40.


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