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Eligibilty Criteria

Aspirants must satisfy the eligibility criteria set by the GSECL for the Junior Programmer exam. If the candidates do not meet these eligibility criteria, they may be disqualified at a later exam stage. The detailed eligibility criteria are given below:

GSECL Junior Programmer Educational Qualifications 2022

  • The candidate must have obtained a full-time B.E. /B. Tech degree in either of these branches – Computer Science, Electronics and Communication, Information Technology, or equivalent.
  • Candidate must have a full-time MCA degree of 3 years course with 55% without ATKT in the last year/last two years semesters obtained from a recognized university. The candidate must know Gujarati to be eligible for the GSECL exam.
  • The candidate must possess a minimum of 2 years relevant industrial experience in the design and development of commercial applications using PHP /MySQL /ORACLE /MS-SQL along with relevant experience of software /application development in large or medium scale industries or organizations.
  • A minimum of 85% preference will be for locals of Gujarat. The candidate must produce the Domicile Certificate if they claim an appointment under this 85% quota.

GSECL Junior Programmer Age Limit 2022

The upper age limit is set to 35 years for all categories as of 25 August 2022, except for EWS and reserved candidates. Their age limit is 40 years. Candidates also get the age relaxation as given in the table below:

Category Age Relaxations
Females 5 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 10 years
Dependent of Retired Employee of GUVNL & Subsidiaries Up to the age of 40 years (Consider only on submission of undertaking)

GSECL Junior Programmer Documents Required 2022

Candidates must submit the following documents for verification after qualifying for the written test. The list of documents is given below:

  • All Mark-sheets of B.E. /B.Tech. /M.C.A.
  • Certificate mentioning percentage marks obtained in case of grading system from the Institute/University.
  • Degree Certificate
  • Experience certificate
  • Caste (SC/ST/SEBC/EWS) Certificate issued by Gujarat State Authority.
  • Latest Non Creamy Layer Certificate issued in Gujarati for SEBC candidates and latest Income and Assets Certificate for EWS candidates.
  • Valid Certificate of Civil Surgeon required showing % of Disability in case of PWD Candidates
  • Necessary certificate in case of Ex. Armed Force Personnel.
  • Widow applicants have to submit a death certificate of the husband and an undertaking to the effect that the applicant has not remarried
  • NOC from the present employer, If applicable.
  • Domicile certificate for candidate belongs to Gujarat State.
  • Identification Proof (Voter ID/Pan Card/Aadhar Card/Driving License etc.)
  • Residential Address Proof (Electricity Bill/Telephone Bill/Ration Card etc.)
  • Any other such Certificates/documents if applicable.
Exam Pattern

Candidates must know the exam pattern to score more during the Junior Programmer exam. The exam consists of 100 objective-type questions, which carry one mark each. The language of the paper will be English. There is a negative marking in the exam. ¼ of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. There is no marking for the leftover answers. The GSECL Junior Programmer exam pattern is given below in the table.

Subjects Questions Marks
Gujarati Language & Grammar 10 10
General Knowledge 10 10
English knowledge 10 10
Subjective topics 70 70
Total 100 100

The detailed syllabus of the recruitment exam is given in the table below.

Subject Topics
Subjective Topics
  • WEB designing
  • PHP & ASP.NET/C#
  • Computer Hardware
  • Networking and network security and firewall
  • RDBMS Like MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL
  • Advanced OOP concepts, Design Patterns, Enterprise Library, and Software Engineering Best Practices
  • Linux and Windows environment development
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • XHTML and/or HTML5 coding
  • AJAX, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML
  • Third-Party APIs and Web Services i.e. Google, Facebook, etc.
General Knowledge
  • Public Administration & Indian Constitution
  • Indian Parliament
  • India & Gujarat Current Affairs
  • Gujarat History & Culture
  • Tourism
  • Rivers, Lakes, and Seas
  • Literature
  • Sports
  • Famous Places in India
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Important Days & Dates
  • Geography
  • Indian History
  • Indian Politics
  • Indian Economy
  • General Science
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Environmental Issues
  • Famous Books & Authors
Gujarati Grammar
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Translation of Sentences
  • Comprehension Passages
  • Grammar
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Error Detection
  • Vocabulary
English Grammar
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Error Spotting
  • Error Correction
  • Joining Sentences
  • Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Passage Completion
  • Prepositions
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Active Voice and Passive Voice
  • Substitution
  • Antonyms & Synonyms
  • Para Completion

Admission Open 2023