PowerGrid Recruitment 2016 seeks bright, committed & energetic persons to join its fold as Diploma Trainee (Electrical, Civil, Electronics & Communication); Chemist and Jr. Technician Trainee (Electrical).

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited has released notification for PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2016 against 76 vacancies in its Western Region Transmission System-II covering the states of Gujarat , Madhya Pradesh, UT of Daman and Diu and UT of Dadra Nagar Haveli

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Interested and Eligible candidates can apply online. Candidates can check here complete detail of PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2016 like application process, eligibility criteria, admit card, result etc.

Latest – For the posts of Junior Technician Trainee (Electrical) and Chemist, written test result is declared. Also admit card is available for trade test of the same. Check “Result” and “Admit Card” pages for respective information.

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PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2016

Total No. of Vacancies – 76 Vacancies

  • Diploma Trainee (Electrical) – 50
  • Diploma Trainee (Civil) – 12
  • Diploma Trainee (Electronics & Communication) – 3
  • Chemist – 1
  • Jr Technician Trainee (Electrical) – 10

Age Limit – Candidates who have attained the age of 18 years and above are eligible to apply.

Education Qualification

  • For Diploma Trainee – Diploma in various discipline.
  • For Chemist post – Post graduate in Chemistry
  • For Jr. Technician Trainee (Electrical) – ITI pass in Electrician Trade

Selection Process

  • For Diploma Trainee – Written Test (100 % weightage )
  • For Chemist & Jr. Technician Trainee – Written Test (100 % weightage) & Trade Test (Qualifying in Nature)

Application Fee

  • For Diploma Trainee – Rs. 300 for each posts for General & OBC Candidates and for Nil for others.
  • For Chemist & Jr. Technician Trainee – Rs. 200 for each posts for General & OBC Candidates and for Nil for others.

How to Apply – Interested & Eligible candidates can apply only through online registration system of POWERGRID. Read the instruction carefully before applying.

Important Dates

Event Dates
Online Registration Start Date 27 Jul 2016
Online Registration Closing Date 16 Aug 2016
Last date of Remittance of application process Charges / fee in Bank. 19 Aug 2016
Last date of Submission of Payment details in Online Portal 19 Aug 2016
Cut-Off date for the purpose of Upper Age Limit and Post Qualification Experience 16 Aug 2016
Availability of Admit Card Online 01 Sep 2016
Date of Written Test 18 Sep 2016

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Application Form 2016

Before registering and submitting their PGCIL Diploma Trainee Application Form 2016 on the website the candidate should possess the following :-

  • E-mail ID and Mobile no.
  • Scanned copy of recent passport size colour photograph with white back ground. (Size – 20KB to 50KB)
  • Scanned signature (Size – 10KB to 20KB)

Candidates should apply only through online registration system of POWERGRID. Candidates are advised must ensure their Eligibility and other condition before filling the Application Form.

Candidates can apply only for any of the post, as examination will be held on the same day for all Posts.

Application Fee

For General & OBC (NCL) Diploma Trainee – Rs.300.
Chemist & Jr. Technician Trainee – Rs.200.
For PwD /SC/ST/Ex-Serviceman
/Departmental Candidates
No Application fee

Eligibility Criteria

Final year/ Semester Students of academic session of 2016-17 who are waiting for their final results are also eligible to apply provided they have secured required percentage of marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate of all semesters/years up to their pre final examination as on 16.08.2016. Such candidates have to submit the final mark sheet at the time of joining (if shortlisted); otherwise their candidature shall be summarily rejected.

For the Post of Jr Technician Trainee (Electrical): The candidate must be physically fit to work on difficult terrain and to climb towers for carrying out maintenance duties on the towers and conductors.

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Admit Card 2016

The PGCIL Diploma Trainee Admit Card 2016 indicating Roll Number, Name of the allocated Test Centre and guidelines for the test will be made available on official website to the candidates found apparently eligible based on the online application form submitted.

Test Centres

  • Vadodara (Gujarat)
  • Rajkot (Gujarat)
  • Bhopal (M.P.)
  • Jabalpur (M.P.)

Candidates will have to choose the test centre nearest to their address for communication and no change will be allowed subsequently. Admission to the test will be on production of Admit Card. Candidates have to download their Admit Cards through our application portal. Admit Card will not be sent by Post. POWERGRID reserves the right to change/cancel test centres

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Pattern

Written Test shall be of Objective (each question shall have four answer options) Type of two hours duration consisting of two parts:

Part-I consists of Professional Knowledge Test with 120 questions having specific questions of respective discipline. E.g.-If the Candidate has applied for Diploma Trainee (Electrical) then question shall be from Electrical discipline.

Part-II consists of Supervisory Aptitude Test for Diploma Trainee (Electrical/Civil/Electronics and Communication) and General Aptitude Test for Junior Technician Trainee(Electrical)/Chemist with 50 questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, ability to determine data sufficiency, interpretation of graphs/charts/tables, numerical ability etc.

All questions carry equal marks (1 mark). Wrong and multiple answers would result in negative marks of 1/4.

Question paper will be in bilingual except questions of English language Test

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Selection Process

The Selection process shall be as per the details given below –

Name of the Post Selection Process
Diploma Trainee (Electrical) Written Test (100 % weightage )
Diploma Trainee (Civil)
Diploma Trainee (Electronics & Communication)
Chemist Written Test (100 % weightage) & Trade Test (Qualifying in Nature)
Jr. Technician Trainee (Electrical)

 

Written Test shall be of Objective Type of 2 hours duration consisting of two parts:

  • Part I consists of Professional Knowledge Test with 120 questions having specific questions of respective discipline.
  • Part II consists of Supervisory Aptitude Test for Diploma Trainee and General Aptitude Test for Junior Technician Trainee / Chemist with 50 questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, ability to determine data sufficiency, interpretation of graphs / charts / tables, numerical ability etc.
Vacancy Reservation Diploma Trainee Qualifying Marks Chemist / Jr. Technician Qualifying Marks
Unreserved Minimum of 40% marks subject to at least 30% marks in each Part-I & Part-II separately Minimum of 40% marks in total. (Part-I & Part-II combined)
Reserved Vacancies Minimum of 30% marks subject to at least 25% marks in each Part-I & Part-II separately Minimum of 30% marks in total. (Part-I & Part-II combined)

 

Candidates qualifying Written Test for Chemist and Jr. Technician Trainee (Electrical) shall be shortlisted for Trade Test on merit basis in Written Examination.

Final Merit for selection of all posts will be decided based on marks secured by the candidates in Written Test (100% Weightage). Trade Test for post of Chemist and Jr Technician Trainee (Electrical) will be in qualifying nature only. Trade test will not have any weightage for calculation of Final Scores.

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