Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018 has been announced. The recruitment is open for Executive Trainee in Electrical, Electronics, Civil, and Computer Science. The GATE 2018 aspirants may apply for PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 from January 05, 2018. The candidates need GATE Registration Number to apply, which they are allocated through the admit card. The selection of the candidates will be done on the basis of GATE Score followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The candidates may check the eligibility criteria, application process, detailed selection process, cutoff and more details on PGCIL Executive Trainee Recruitment through GATE 2018 from this page.

Latest: The Application Form is available now, click here to apply online from the link given below.

PGCIL Executive Trainee Recruitment 2018

PGCIL Executive Trainee Recruitment 2018 Selection Process will consist of marks obtained (out of 100) in the corresponding paper of GATE paper. The pay scale of the selected candidates will be around Rs. 24900-50500, for the first year. After completion of a year, the candidates will be promoted to Engineer post their CTC will be:

  • During Training Rs. 8.6 lakhs
  • After Training Rs. 15.0 lakhs

Important Dates for PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2018

Candidates can check the important dates for GATE exam and PGCLI recruitment 2018 from the table below. If any change in date will be announced, we will update it below.

For GATE 2018 Exam
Online Application Begins From 01 Sep 2017
Online Application Last Date 05 Oct 2017
Issue of Admit Card 04 Jan 2018
Date of Examination 03, 04, 10 & 11 Feb 2018
Declaration of Result 17 Mar 2018
Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018
Notification will be available from 04 Jan 2018
Online Application begins from 05 Jan 2018
Last Date for Application 31 Jan  2018

Number of Vacancies Under PGCIL Executive Trainee Recruitment 2018

The number of vacancies under Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018 will be announced later on. Last year, there were total 172 vacancies for the post of Executive Trainees out of which 103 were of Electrical discipline, 21 for Electronics, 26 for Civil and 22 for Computer Science. As soon as the latest vacancies will be announced, we will update it on this page.

PGCIL Executive Trainee Eligibility Criteria

The candidates will have to satisfy the entire eligibility criteria or they will not be selected. The eligibility norms are as mentioned below.

Age Limit: The upper age limit is 28 years, as on December 31, 2017

Educational Qualification: The candidates must possess an engineering degree in the following streams. The candidates in final year may also apply. However, they need to ensure that do secure a CGPA of 65% and their course ends until August 14, 2018.

Course Discipline Percentage of Marks
Electrical Electronics Civil Computer Science
Full Time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) from recognized University/ Institute Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical) Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication on / Electronics & Electrical Communication / Telecommunication on Engg Civil Engineering Computer Science/ Computer Engg./ Information Technology Minimum 65% or Equivalent CGPA *

GATE Papers: The qualifying papers in GATE 2018 are as listed below.

Post Corresponding GATE 2018 Paper
ET (Electrical) EE
ET (Electronics) EC
ET (Civil) CE
ET (Computer Science) CS

Essential Qualification

PGCIL Executive Trainee Application Form

The candidates will have to apply online for the Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018. While submitting the application form, the candidates will have to enter the following:

  • GATE 2018 Application Number
  • GATE 2018 Registration Number
  • Personal Details
  • Educational Details
  • Communication Details
  • Other Details

The candidates will also be required to pay application fee of Rs. 500. However, the candidates belonging to SC, ST, PwD, and Ex-SM category are exempted from the fee payment. The mode to submit the application fee amount will be online.

  • Apply Online: Click here to apply online for PGCIL Executive Trainee 23rd Batch in POWERGRID
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PGCIL Executive Trainee Selection Process

The selection process for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018 will consist of the marks obtained by the candidate in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018, Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates need to follow the selection process as given below:

  • Candidates with valid GATE 2018 scores will only be considered as eligible for the next stages of selection.
  • Qualified candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their normalised marks out of 100 in GATE 2018, in the corresponding paper.
  • Candidates will get their status information through their login at the Power Grid Online Application System. Shortlisted candidates need to download their call letter and other important documents for the interview.
  • The candidates need to qualify the Personal Interview for the final selection with the qualifying percentage as given below:

Each stage will carry the respective weightage which will be as follows:

Category Qualifying % in Interview
Unreserved 40%
OBC (NCL) / SC/ ST/ PwD 30% ( for posts reserved for the corresponding category as per notification to be issued before online submission of application to POWERGRID.)

Group discussion will not have any Qualifying Marks.

Weightage of Different Parameters

For calculation of final score of a candidate for empanelment, the weightages of marks obtained in GATE, Group Discussion and Interview shall be as indicated below:

GATE 2018 Marks (out of 100) in corresponding Paper 85%
Group Discussion 3%
Personal Interview 12%
Total 100%

Service Agreement Bond

The selected candidates will have to serve the company for at least three years. Breaking this bond will lead to compensation of Rs. 1,00,000 for General/OBC (NCL) candidates and Rs. 50,000 for SC/ST/PwD candidates.

Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018 Previous Year Cut Off

The final selection will be based on the GATE Cut Offs for Power Grid Recruitment released by Power Grid for the selection process. The cut offs will be prepared on the basis of the scores obtained by the candidates in all the three selection stages of the Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018. Candidates from any category can get the tentative cut offs as per the previous years cut offs as given below:

GATE Cut Off 2016 for Power Grid Recruitment

Discipline UR OBC (NCL) SC ST PWD – Backlog (OH/HH) PWD – OH
Electrical 64.72 57.49 45.82 44.35 27.91 18.23
Electronics 68.75 65.32 55.85 49.13
Civil 78.43 71.46 59.22 60.57
Computer Science 73.15 70.1 57.4

General Instructions

  • Qualified candidates in GD and Interview will need their GATE 2018 Admit Card and Score Card for the identification process.
  • Candidates need to carry a valid photo ID card at the time of interview.

About Power Grid

Power Grid, the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India is one of the largest Transmission Utilities in the World and also a Navratna Enterprise of Government of India. It is engaged in power transmission business with the mandate to plan, co-ordination, supervision, and control over complete inter-State transmission system and operation of National and Regional Power Grids.

  • Official website of Power Gride is wpowergridindia.com.

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