Mode of Selection

Selection Process :

9.1       The selection will be done through Written Test which will be conducted at  Bangalore.


9.2       If the number of candidates with the above prescribed percentage (%) of marks are large in number, the company reserves the right to decide the cut off percentage for calling  the candidates for the written test, based on the marks secured in the qualifying examination (Diploma in Engg. or ITI with NAC / NCTVT or BA / B.Sc / B.Com) prescribed for a particular trade / discipline. However, the cut-off percentage of Marks UR / EWS / OBC-NCL candidates is not less than 60% and for  SC / ST / PwBD Candidates is not less than 50% in the Qualifying examination.


9.3       The date, time and venue of the Written Test will be intimated to the shortlisted candidates by email / HAL website (in the email id provided in the Online Application Form by the candidate). Candidates shortlisted for the Written Test will have to download the Admit Card from the Link provided in HAL Website (


9.4       The Written Test will be of 2 ½ hours duration. The test will be in 3 parts, comprising of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). Part-I will consist of 20 questions on General Awareness, Part-II will consist of 40 questions on English & Reasoning. Part-III will consist of 100 questions on the concerned Discipline. Each question carries 1 mark each and there is no negative Mark.


9.5       Candidates will have to appear for Written Test at their own cost, on the date, time & venue, which will be mentioned in their Admit Card.


9.6       Candidates are required to bring Admit Card, One recent Passport Size Colour Photograph (Not older than 30 days from the date of submission of application) & one of the Original Photo Identity Card  viz. Voters ID Card , Driving License , Aadhar Card, Passport, PAN Card,    ID Card (by Central / State Govt. / PSU for their employees), ID Cards (by Govt. Agencies authorised), ID Cards (by College / Institute where last studied) along with Xerox copy of the Photo ID Card self-attested , to prove their identity before the Invigilator, failing which they will not be allowed to appear for the Written Test.


9.7       Selection of the candidates (for Document Verification) will be done based on the Marks scored in the Written Test only, in the order of Merit. 


9.8       Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the Written Test.   Candidates who qualify 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). 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.


9.9       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 / Tribe / Class / Income & Asset (EWS) (In Central Govt.  format); Experience and other certificates as per advertised eligibility criteria etc . All the relevant and required documents as per the advertised criteria will be scrutinized during document verification stage  and  those candidates who are found  to  be  meeting  the  advertised  criteria  will  only  be  considered for selection. The Testimonials / Documents should be in the possession of the candidates as on the cut-off date (last date) for receipt of Applications. 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.


9.10     The date, time & place of document verification will be informed through email. Candidates who qualify document verification stage would be reimbursed Travelling Allowance (TA) for one Journey to and from the place of Selection, 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 Photostat / xerox copy 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 candidate 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.