BHEL Recruitment Based on CLAT 2020: Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process

Subhashri Roy
Subhashri RoyPublished On: October 26, 2020 | CLAT

Interested in joining BHEL as a Law Officer? BHEL is one of the many PSUs in India that accepts CLAT score for recruitments. Learn more about it in this article. 

BHEL Recruitment Through CLAT 2020

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), one of India’s premier engineering and manufacturing enterprises in India and a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) invites applications for the position of Law Officer every year. This recruitment is done through the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT).

The PSU has a vast network of 17 Manufacturing Divisions, 15 Regional Marketing Centres, 08 Service Centres, 04 Power Sector Regional Centres, 03 Overseas Offices, 01 subsidiary and a large number of project sites spread across India and abroad. BHEL has been successful in making its mark in more than 80 countries around the world.

BHEL notification for recruitment through CLAT score has not been released yet. Candidates who want to apply for the position of a Law Officer at BHEL have to apply for CLAT first. Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, the application deadline for CLAT 2020 had been extended to 15th August 2020 and the exam has also been postponed several times. CLAT 2020 was held on September 28, 2020. In this article, we shall discuss BHEL recruitments through CLAT 2020 and how to apply for the same, the job locations, eligibility criteria, selection process and so on.

BHEL Recruitment Through CLAT 2020: Quick Overview

Find below all the important details and highlights of BHEL recruitment through CLAT 2020


Law Officer/ Grade E1

Scale of Pay

Rs 24,900 - 50,500

Eligibility- Educational Qualification

BL or LL.B

Experience Qualification

At least 1 year of experience as an Executive/Officer in the Legal set up of the Government

Upper Age Limit

30 Years as on 1st March 2020


CLAT 2020 score and PI

Job Locations

Bangalore, Bhopal, Haridwar, Ranipet, Jhansi, Delhi/NCR and for BHEL’s Power Sector – Regions at, Kolkata, Chennai and Nagpur

Important Dates for BHEL Recruitment Through CLAT 2020

All the important dates related to BHEL Recruitment Through CLAT 2020 have been mentioned in the table below


Important Dates

CLAT 2020 Application Process Ends

15th August 2020 (Extended)

BHEL Recruitment 2020 Online Registration Begins

To be Notified

BHEL Recruitment 2020 Online Registration Ends

To be Notified

CLAT 2020 Exam Date

28th September 2020 (Revised)

CLAT 2020 Result Date

5th October 2020

Interview of Shortlisted Students for BHEL Law Officer

To be Notified

Eligibility Criteria for BHEL Recruitment through CLAT 2020

Only the candidates who fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility requirements will be held eligible for BHEL recruitments through CLAT:

Educational Qualification:

  • The candidate must have qualified a regular Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B or B.L) from a university approved by the BCI.

  • Candidates who have obtained these degrees through distance or correspondence will be considered eligible to apply.

  • Candidates with Post Graduate degrees or Diploma in Labour/ Taxation/ Commercial Law will be given more preference.

Experience Qualification:

The candidate must have minimum one year of experience as an Officer or Executive in a legal set up after qualifying graduation in law. The legal set up must be of the Government/ Public Sector Undertaking/ Semi-Government/ Nationalised Banks/ Listed Companies on NSE/BSE.

Candidates with the following will be desirable:

  • Drafting/ scrutinizing/ vetting of commercial deeds/ documents including inter-alia.

  • Instruments, agreements, contracts, indemnity bonds, affidavits, deeds, bank guarantees, pleadings, consortium & collaboration agreements etc.

  • Ensuring compliance with statutory requirements under different laws.

  • Handling legal/court cases including court arbitration, domestic enquiry proceedings, service matters, labour cases, etc.

  • Rendering legal opinion/ advice on various matters.

  • Handling of matters relating to RTI.

  • Practice of law as an Advocate either in a reputed law firm or before the Supreme Court/ District Courts/ High Courts, appearance before the arbitral tribunals or other tribunals, etc.

Upper Age Limit:

  • For candidates belonging to general category, the upper age limit is 30 years.

  • FOr SC/ST, OBC (NCL), General PWD, OBC (NCL) PWD, SC/ST PWD candidates, the upper age limit is relaxable by 3, 10, 13, and 15 years respectively.

Also Read: CLAT 2020 Important Dates

Application Process for BHEL Recruitment through CLAT 2020

The application process for the position of Law Officer - Grade E1 at BHEL is a three-stage process. Find the same below:

Step 1: Filling up Online Application

  • Visit the official website of BHEL.

  • Click on “Apply Online” to initiate the application process.

  • Fill in all the given fields like Personal Details, Educational Qualification, etc. by referring to relevant documents.

  • Click on the “Submit” button and an Acknowledgement Number will be generated. Keep the number safely.

Step 2: Uploading of Scanned Documents and Images

  • Click on “Latest Status” on the official website of BHEL.

  • Login in using your Acknowledgement Number as the Username and the Date of Birth as Password.

  • The documents that are required to be uploaded are Photograph and Signature which should not exceed 500KB and must be in jpg/.jpeg format, B.L/LL.B degree certificate, Category Certificate (if applicable), Disability Certificate (if applicable), Certificate/Documents in support of Post - Qualification Experience, DOB Certificate which should not exceed 1 MB and must be in jpg/.jpeg format.

Step 3: Submission of the Application Fee

  • Make sure you have not made any mistake while filling the application form.

  • Candidates can pay the fee by Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking.

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ EXSM/ PWD categories do not need to pay online.

  • After successful payment of the application fee, the application will be considered valid.

Selection Process for BHEL Recruitment through CLAT 2020

Candidates interested in joining BHEL will be selected on the basis of the following:

Stage I:

  • Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the score obtained in CLAT PG 2020. It shall be in the order of merit in the ratio of 1:10 to the number of positions available in each category.

  • In order to shortlist as per 1:10 ratio, all the UR candidates and the OBC, SC, ST candidates will be grouped together and arranged in descending order of CLAT 2020 score. These candidates will be selected for interview in UR category.

  • Following this, UBC/ST/SC candidates who are not shortlisted for an interview under the UR category shall be regrouped with their respective categories for an interview in the ratio of 1:10 in their respective categories.

  • All the candidates with the same cut-off mark will be shortlisted for BHEL interviews.

Step II:

The final merit list will be made on the basis of weightage as given below:



CLAT PG 2020 Score




Also Read: CLAT 2020 Preparation and Study Time Table for 60 Days (2 Months)

Candidates shortlisted for BHEL Interviews will be required to produce the following documents in original at the time of interview:

  • High School Certificate as Date of Birth proof.

  • PG Certificate and Marksheets, if applicable.

  • BL/LLB Degree Certificate & Mark Sheets of all years/semesters.

  • Work Experience Certificates.

  • Latest Physically Challenged Certificate, if applicable.

  • SC/ST Certificate, if applicable. It should be according to the Govt. prescribed format.

  • Ex-serviceman certificate, if applicable.

  • Self-Undertaking in the format (Download prescribed format from website) for OBC ('NonCreamy Layer Status).

  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate, if applicable. Download Govt. prescribed format.

Note: The candidate shall download the interview letter, and no separate interview call letter shall be mailed to the candidate. Such candidates will also be reimbursed 2nd class sleeper train fares only if the proof of the same is produced.

BHEL Recruitment through CLAT 2020 Remuneration and Other Benefits

The selected candidate will be placed at a pay scale of Rs 24,900 - 50,500. Apart from that, they will also avail the following benefits:

  • Industrial Dearness Allowance (126.9% of Basic Pay)

  • Perks and other Allowances (up to a maximum of 46% of Basic Pay) and benefits such as Leaves, Gratuity, Uniform, Subsidized Canteen Facilities, medical facilities for self and dependent family member, Provident Fund, Leave Encashment, Company assisted accommodation or HRA, etc.

Note: The remuneration is revised every year and the same shall be applicable as and when informed by the GoI.

BHEL reserves the right to restrict/ cancel/ modify the selection process without notifying the candidates and in case it is detected that the candidate does not meet the eligibility criteria, after all, his/her candidature shall be rejected there and then.

For more information related to government recruitments through CLAT 2020, stay tuned to CollegeDekho. In case of any further clarifications regarding the BHEL Recruitment through CLAT 2020, feel free to reach out to us. Also, check out the preparation tips for CLAT 2020 at CollegeDekho.

The CollegeDekho team wishes you all the best.

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