Welding for Nation Building

The Best Structural Welder Competition

Eligibility :
1. Must be able to read and write in any Indian Language.
2. Must have min.5 years’ experience in practical welding.
3. Must have basic theoretical knowledge of welding and materials.

Tests to be carried out :
1. Plate dimensions : 100 X 300 X 10-12 mm thick
2. Process : SMAW
3. Position : 4G without baking
4. Weld fit-up

  • Root gap 1.0 to 1.5 mm
  • Root face 1.50 to 2.00 mm
  • Bevel angle 60-65 degree

5. Welding consumables
Root, Hot pass and subsequent pass – E7018
Electrodes size -2.5mm / 3.15mm
6. Cleaning: Grinding is not allowed during and after welding. Hacksaw Blade, file and brush can be used for cleaning.
7. Completion time: Three hours maximum

Note : Only one pre–prepared test coupon will be given to each participant
Evaluation of the skill of the welder:
1. The welded test pieces shall be subjected to Visual and Radiographic tests – 80 marks
2. The welders shall be subjected to Oral Tests -20 marks.

News & Events

A) Aspirant Welding Engineers’ Competition - 2019

1. On-line Registration and Screening Test window will be live from 30th Dec- 10th Jan 2020

2. Shortlist of Top 10 and Email communication to "National Student Aspirant WE Top 10" on 12th Jan 2020

3. Written Test and Interview : 5th Feb 2020 (Date and Venue will be communicated to Top 10 winner)

4. Deceleration of Winner : during IC-2020

National Winner will be felicitated in International Congress IC-2020 in Mumbai during 6th Feb 2020



B) Best Welding Engineer Competition : BWE 2019
Sponsored by M/s Elca Laboratories

Thanks to all 383 Participants who registered online for the Exam

Top 10 Online Screening Test Result Declared, Email communication sent to Top-10 Candidate for Written Test


C) Best of the Best Welders 2019
Sponsored by M/s Voestalpine Bohler Welding India

211 Expert Welders from 10 cities competed for the "National Skills Competition for Best of the Best Welders 2019"

Thanks for all the Participant Welder and their Organization