Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is recruiting Executive Trainee through GATE. The score of GATE 2019, as well as, GATE 2018 are valid for NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019. However, the candidates must have studies Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics and Communication, instrumentation or Civil discipline in graduation. The official detailed notification for NPCIL Executive Trainee recruitment was available a few days before the announcement of GATE 2019 result. Check more details on NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019 from this page.

NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019

Candidates must read all the information pertaining to GATE 2019 and NPCIL. Also fill all the information required correctly and in time, so that they do not face any problems related the Examination.

Important Dates for NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019

The candidates may have a look at the table below to know all the important dates for GATE and NPCIL recruitment through GATE.

Important Dates for GATE 2019
Availability of online application form 01 Sep 2018
Last date for submitting online application 21 Sep 2018
GATE 2019 exam date 2, 3, 9, 10 Feb 2018
Result declared on 16 Mar 2018
Important Dates for NPCIL Recruitment 2019
Application Form Starts Apr 2019
Application Form Ends Apr 2019

NPCIL Application Process

All the eligible candidates who will qualify GATE 2018 and 2019 will be able to apply from the official website by submitting their GATE registration Number until April 2019. The link to apply will also be provided on this page and the candidates have to submit their personal, educational, and communication details in the form.

NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019 Selection Process

  • The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of GATE 2018 and GATE 2019 scores. The shortlisted candidates might also have to go through a Personal Interview round. The details selection criteria will be announced soon by the PSU.
  • The selection process will comprise of the following:
  • Shortlisting of candidates for personal interview for the posts of Executive Trainee 2019 will be done by applying ratio of 1:8 and in the order of merit drawn on the basis of valid GATE 2018 and GATE 2019 Scores.
  • Candidates obtaining valid GATE 2018/GATE 2019 scores shall only be eligible. The score is valid only if the candidate obtains more than or equal to the qualifying marks as fixed for the respective discipline in GATE 2018/GATE 2019. Please note that only GATE 2018/GATE 2019 score is valid for this recruitment exercise in NPCIL under this advertisement. GATE score of 2017 or of previous GATE examination shall not be entertained.
  • Equal weightage will be given to GATE 2018 or GATE 2019 Scores.
  • ‘Persons with Benchmark Disabilities’ (PwBDs), will be shortlisted for interview by applying the least cut off amongst all reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC). Thus, PwBDs having GATE score equal to least of the cut offs may get shortlisted for interview irrespective of their category (UR/SC/ST/OBC). Number of PwBDs shortlisted with this method shall be over and above the number of candidates shortlisted by applying 1:8 ratio.
  • Discipline and category wise cut off shall be displayed on recruitment web portal of NPCIL. Result of shortlisting for interview shall be made available to candidates under ‘Application Status’ link through individual login on
  • Intimation on interview timing/venue shall be communicated to shortlisted candidates through Email/ SMS. Call letter for appearing for interview will be made available for shortlisted candidates in the website for downloading.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for interview as detailed above. Final selection will be done solely on the basis of performance in the Personal Interview. No weightage will be given to GATE Score during the final selection. The qualifying marks for interview are as follows: UR-70 %, SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwBD-60 %
  • Final merit list will be prepared based on marks secured in the interview and will be limited to number of vacancies notified.
  • In case of candidates with equal interview marks, credit will be given for the GATE 2018/GATE 2019 Score. Wherever both interview marks, as well as GATE Scores, are equal, credit will be given to seniority in date of birth. Therefore, candidates scoring marks equal to cut off marks for interview, may not get selected owing to other candidates scoring same interview marks getting impaneled due to higher GATE 2018 or GATE 2019 Score, as the case may be or seniority in date of birth.
  • Result of the interview shall be made available to the candidates through individual login on recruitment website of NPCIL
  • Outstation applicants attending interview will be paid to and fro Second Class Sleeper train fare by shortest route from the Railway Station nearest to the correspondence address indicated in the online application plus the reservation charges, Superfast Express charges etc or actual fare, whichever is less on production of original tickets/boarding passes. For any other mode of travel, the reimbursement will be restricted to the extent of Second Class Sleeper rail fare by shortest route or actual fare, whichever is less on production of original tickets/boarding passes. The amount towards reimbursement of TA will be remitted to the bank account of the candidates electronically. No cash payment shall be made. Accordingly, candidates called for interview will be required to submit their bank account details in the prescribed format as provided.
    i) Verification of Original Documents at the time of interview:
    The following original documents will be verified at the time of interview. Non production of original documents will debar the candidate from appearing for the interview and no travelling charges will be reimbursed to such candidates.
    a. Date of Birth (DoB) proof:
    (i) Xth Standard Passing Certificate indicating Date of Birth
    (ii) School Leaving Certificate
    b. Qualification:
    (i) Mark sheets indicating date of declaration of result.
    (ii) Final Degree Certificate
    (iii) Provisional passing Certificate (in case Final Degree Certificate is not issued).
    (iv) Applicants, who have been awarded CGPA/GPA/SGPA or letter grades, should follow the conversion table of the Institute/College/University from wherever they have passed. Applicants called for interview will be required to produce the authenticated conversion table from the Institute/College/ University. If not, standard formula provided by AICTE will be applied to derive the percentage of marks.
    (v) GATE 2018/GATE 2019 Admit Card and GATE 2018/GATE 2019 Scores Card.
    c. Applicants working in Central/State Government/PSUs/Aided Institutions should bring “No Objection Certificate” from the organisation.
    d. In case of PwBD candidates, Disability Certificate issued by the Competent Authority as per the Act.
    e. Caste Certificates:
    (i)SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates must produce caste certificates, as per the format prescribed by the Government of India.
    (ii) The OBC applicants have to indicate their status as “Creamy Layer” or “Non-Creamy Layer” as the case may be while filling online application. The applicants who belong to “Creamy Layer” are not entitled to relaxations & concessions admissible to OBC Category (Non-Creamy Layer). The OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) applicants are required to submit requisite certificate in prescribed format of Government of India, from a competent authority issued after 01.04.2017. Further, OBC applicants, if called for interview will have to give an undertaking indicating that they belong to OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Category at the time of reporting for an interview.
    (iii) If the SC/ST/OBC/PwBD certificate has been issued in a language other than English/Hindi, then the candidates will be required to submit a self-certified translated copy of the same in either English or
    ii) Language for Personal Interview: Candidates appearing for interview will have a choice of answering the questions either in Hindi or English.
    iii) Medical Fitness: The appointment of the selected candidate as Executive Trainee will be subject to she/he being found Medically Fit by the Authorised Medical Officer of NPCIL.
    iv) Offer of Appointment: Candidates finally selected for the post applied for will be offered traineeship as per the Policy of the Corporation in vogue. On successful completion of training, the selected candidates will be appointed as Scientific Officer/C. They will be on probation for a period of one year and shall be confirmed in the post on successful completion of the probationary period.

GATE Paper Code for Respective Disciplines

Discipline Paper Code
Civil Engineering CE
Electrical Engineering EE
Mechanical Engineering ME
Chemical Engineering CH
Electronics and Communication EC
Instrumentation and Control Engineering ICE


One of the premier Public Sector Undertaking organisation “Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)” is responsible for operating the Nuclear Power Plants in different parts of the country. The organisation will be inviting the online applications from the eligible students for the post of Executive Trainees in all the disciplines of engineering through GATE 2019.

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