A Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprise, the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is the India’s largest Electric Power Transmission Utility. PGCIL transmits about 50% of the total power generated in India on its transmission network. The headquarter of the corporation is situated in Gurugram, India. The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited was established in the year 1989 under the Ministry of Power, Government of India. The mission of the corporation is to be world class integrated Global Transmission company in terms of Reliability, Safety, and Economy.  Power Grid has been awarded the Dun & Bradstreet PSU Award 2017 in the Electricity: Power Transmission Sector category.

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited recruits the interested and eligible candidates into various posts in the company. The information related to the recruitment in the Power Grid is widely advertised across India in English & Hindi National newspapers and employment news. The company recruits the skilled, knowledgeable and talented candidates to various executive and non- executive positions.

What are the Job Prospects with PGCIL?

The recruitment in the corporation is done through written examination/ screening test/ interview etc. whichever is applicable in accordance with the post. PGCIL recruits the eligible candidates to various posts such as diploma trainee (electrical), professionals, field engineers, field supervisor in electrical, civil and electronics etc. Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has a certain pay scale for all the employees working in the company as Executives, supervisors, workmen etc.  Power Grid provides good remuneration in terms Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, performance related pay etc.

The PGCIL has a career section on its official website in which all the recruitment details are updated. For every recruitment, the corporation has set the eligibility criteria such as qualification, age, experience requirement for the candidates who wish to apply for the recruitment in Power Grid.The recruitment to the concerned post is done on the basis of the performance of the candidate in the respective stages of examination or selection.

Method of Recruitment

All the recruitment related information of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is intimated through the national newspapers and on the official website of PGCIL. The links for to apply for the recruitment of various posts in the corporation are available here.

Ongoing Recruitment

The corporation is looking for the bright, committed, talented and skilled persons for the various posts that are mentioned below. Only the eligible candidates will be able to apply for the concerned post. To apply for the post candidates need to fill the online application form with the required information. Further, the information regarding the examination, interview or any other selection method will be updated on the official website of the company.

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PGCIL Salary

Details of salary are updated from time to time by PGCIL. As per information at time of publishing this page, salary at PGCIL was as follows.

Scales of Pay for Employees in Executive Cadre

Effective from 01.01.2007

Level Pay Scale (Rs)
E1 20600 – 46500
E2 24900 – 50500
E2A 24900 – 50500
E3 29100 – 54500
E4 32900- 58000
E5 36600 – 62000
E6 43200 – 66000
E7 51300 – 73000
E7A 51300 – 73000
E8 51300 – 73000
E9 62000 – 80000

Scales of Pay of Supervisor and Workmen

Effective from 01.01.2007.


Level Pay Scale (Rs)
1 16000-35500
2 17000-37000
3 18500-40000
4 20000-42500
SG 20500-44500


Level Pay Scale (Rs)
W0 8700-20000
W1 10500-23000
W2 11000-24500
W3 11500-26000
W4 12500-27500
W5 13500-29500
W6 14500-32000
W7 15500-34500
W8 16000-35500
W9 17000-37000
W10 18500-40000
W11 20000-42500
SG 20500-44500

For more and updated details of PGCIL Salary, please visit powergridindia.com.

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