Which is better BSNL JTO vs Management Trainee (MT) post?


Recently Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited announced the requirements in the Management Trainee post in the Miniratna Company. I have applied for the BSNL JTO, can I also apply for the Management Trainee Post in BSNL. Is MT post better that BSNL Junior Telecom Officer?

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Yes, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited has announced officially about the recruitment of 300 Management Trainee Officers. Out of these 150 will be recruited from the open market and the remaining 150 seats are reserved for the internal executives of the company.

BSNL has also published the notice for the vacant positions in the JTO cadre on the basis of GATE 2019 scorecard.

Let's compare both posts and try to find out which will be better for you.

Post Name JTO MT
Cadre Group B/ Class-II Group A/ Class-I
Qualification B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc. Internal Applicants

B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc. Plus 4 Years Experience in Executive Cadre

External Applicants

B.E./ B.Tech (Telecommunications, Electronics, Computer/IT & Electrical)

Plus Full-Time M.B.A. or M.Tech

Pay Scale 16,400 - 40,500 Initial 3 Years (Including One Years Training)

24,900 – 50,500

After Completion of 3 years

29,100 – 54,500

Work Profile Technical Job Managerial Post
Promotions Can go up to AGM/DGM post by Departmental Promotions Can go up to GM/CGM post by Departmental Promotions

By observing the above table you might get the idea above two positions in the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited.

A Junior Telecom Officer can become Management Trainee or Assistant General Manager after getting the 3 departmental promotions which can take whole service period. It means mostly Junior Telecom Offices retires on the AGM post. S/he can go to this post by clearing the internal examination for the MT. But BSNL has not yet conducted any Management Trainee examination.

Management Trainee is a Class-I or Group A post and also equivalent to the following PSUs Engineers trainee post.

  • NTPC Executive Trainee
  • BHEL Engineer Trainee
  • IOCL Engineers/Officer
  • HPCL Officer
  • MDL Executive Trainee
  • PGCIL Executive Trainee
  • POSOCO Executive Trainee
  • MECON Management Trainee
  • Vizag Steel Management Trainee
  • and many more

An MT recruited candidate in BSNL can go up to General Manager post and s/he also eligible to appear in the Director / Executive Director level post selection in any PSU.

So Management Trainee is a much better post as compared to the Junior Telecom Officer. Due to the management post, an MT get more facility due to facilities attached to the Class-I post. They also get the district Headquarter Office postings whereas the JTOs may be posted in the rural areas as well.

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