BSNL Recruitment 2020-21:- BSNL stands for Bharat  Sanchar Nigam Limited.BSNL is a government authorized organization and is one of the biggest telecommunications corporation in India which conducts its own recruitment examination to hire candidates for various posts.

BSNL has released the official notification for the 2020 recruitment process.BSNL recruitment exam is conducted for the post of Junior engineers and management trainee posts.

In this article, you will find complete details like eligibility, exam details, application form regarding BSNL recruitment 2020.

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BSNL Recruitment 2020- Exam Overview

Here is the complete overview of BSNL recruitment 2020 that all the candidates who are applying should know.

Name of the examinationBSNL Recruitment Exam 2020
Mode of examination Offline
Examination levelNational
Conducted byBharat Sanchar Nigam Limited ( BSNL )
Official website

BSNL Recruitment 2020-Application Form

BSNL Recruitment 2020-Application Form

All the candidates who want to apply for BSNL recruitment 2020 need to follow these steps.

  • Visit the official website of BSNL
  • On the homepage, you will click on the notification BSNL recruitment 2020
  • Click on the link “ Recruitment “
  • After that go to BSNL job 2020
  • Click on the link “Apply “
  • After that read all the instructions carefully
  • Fill in the details asked in the application form
  • Upload the scanned copy of a photograph as well as  signature
  • Make sure to cross-check all the details before submitting the application form as once submitted you will not be able to make any changes.
  • Submit the application form and take out the print out of the same for future references.

BSNL Recruitment- Application Fees

  • Application fees for candidates belonging to general and OBC candidates is Rs. 500
  • For candidates belonging to SC/ST category, the application fees is Rs. 300
  • Application fees can be submitted using any online payment mode like net banking, credit/debit card etc.

Eligibility Criteria- BSNL Recruitment 2020

All the candidate needs to fulfil the eligibility criteria set by the BSNL before applying for the BSNL recruitment 2020.

1. Age Limit

  • The minimum age of a candidate should be 18 years and maximum should be 55 years.

2. Educational Qualifications

  • A candidate must have completed 12th or equivalent diploma from a recognised institution having an ITI certificate as per the requirements of BSNL.

BSNL Recruitment 2020-Exam Pattern

BSNL Recruitment 2020-Exam Pattern
  • BSNL recruitment examination will be conducted in offline mode
  • The questions will be of multiple-choice ( objective )
  • The exam will carry a total of 450 marks
  • Duration of exam will be of 3 hours
  • There will be a total of 3 sections
  • Each section will consist of 150 marks
  • There will be negative marking for every wrong answer

Exam pattern for Junior Engineer Exam ( JE )

Exam Paper nameNumber of questionsTotal marks
Part I General ability test2020 marks
Part IIBasic engineering9090 marks
Part IIISpecialization9090 marks
200 questions200 marks

Exam pattern for Management Trainee

Exam Section Subject Marks

          IManagement aptitude 150 
Written Test          IICognitive ability 150

        IIITechnical knowledge 150

450 Marks

BSNL Recruitment 2020- Exam Syllabus

BSNL Recruitment 2020- Exam Syllabus

There are various sections that will be covered in the examination like basic engineering, general topics etc. Below is the complete syllabus is given of the BSNL recruitment examination 2020.

Part I – General Ability Test

  • This section will consist of 20 marks
  • In this section candidates, comprehension skills and understanding of general English will be tested.
  • This section will include synonyms, antonyms, fill in the blanks and multiple-choice exercises.
  • General ability section will also include the question on current events, general knowledge, and other basic questions.

Part II- Basic Engineering

 Applied Physics

  • Measurements of units and dimensions
  • Waves, acoustics, ultrasonic, lights
  • Laser and its application
  • Atomic structure and energy levels

 Applied Mathematics

  • Coordinate geometry and vector algebra
  • Matrix and determinant
  • Integral calculus
  • The differential equation of the second order
  • Complex numbers
  • Partial differentiation
  • Laplace transform

 Electronic Devices and circuits

  • Classification of materials into conductors
  • Types of switches and connectors
  • Active and passive components
  • Single-stage transistor amplifier
  •  Bipolar transistor and their circuit
  • Multistage transistor amplifier
  • Transistor auto power amplifiers
  • Waveshaping and switching circuits
  • Motivation circuits
  • Timebase circuits 

 Digital Techniques

  • Applications and advantages of a digital system
  • Number system
  • Logic gates
  • Display devices and associate circuit
  • Multiplexers and de-multiplexers
  • Shift registers
  • Number system

Part III- Specialization – 90 Marks


  • Modulations and demodulation
  • Pulse modulations
  • Techniques of digital modulation
  • Working of data transmission circuits
  • Modems
  • Protocols and their functions
  • Carrier telephony


  • Construction and working of various types of measuring instruments
  • Types of motor and generators
  • Generator protection and transformer protection

Microwave Engineering

  • Wave-guides
  • Microwave components
  • Microwave devices
  • Microwaves antennas
  • Microwave communication systems
  • Working principles of the microwave communication link

Instruments and Measurements

  • Specifications of instruments
  • Principles of voltage, current and resistance measurements
  • Types of AC millivolt meters
  • Block diagram of basic CRO
  • Principles and working and specifications of logic probes

Network filters and Transmission Lines

  • Two-port networks
  • Attenuators
  • Filters
  • Transmission lines and their applications
  • Bandwidth consideration of a transmission line

Control Systems

  • Basic elements of the control system
  • The transfer function of the simple components
  • Time response of systems


  • The architecture of microprocessors
  • Organization of a microcomputer system and functions of its various block
  • Memories and I/O interfacing
  • Concept of interrupt
  • Programming exercises in assembly languages
  • Different data transfer techniques


  • Computers and it’s working
  • Types of computers 
  • Programming and its elements
  • Fundamentals of computer architecture
  • Microprocessors based system designs
  • Personal computers and their uses
  • Communication protocols

Database Management Systems

  • Basic concepts 
  • Entity-relationship model
  • R models
  • DBMS based on relational models

BSNL Recruitment 2020- Admit Card

BSNL Recruitment 2020- Admit Card

Candidates are only allowed to carry admit card in the examination hall.

So here is the complete process of downloading the same.

1. In order to download the admit card visit the official website

2. Enter the login details and click submit button

3. Check that all the details are correct in your admit card

Details Mentioned In The Admit Card 

  • Candidates name
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Registration number
  • Date of birth, signature and photograph
  • Name of examination centre and address

BSNL Recruitment 2020- Reference Books

Many candidates are perplexed about the books that they should refer to while preparing for the exams. So here are some of the books that you can blatantly refer to.

  • Recruitment examination guide ( JTO 2012 ) by Deepak Gupta
  • BSNL JTO examination guide by R Gupta
  • JTO BSNL 2002 by Subburaj VVk
  • BSNL JTO- General ability by Made easy