NPCIL Recruitment of Executive Trainees through GATE 2018 / 2017

NPCIL Recruitment of Executive Trainees through GATE 2018 / 2017

NPCIL recruitment 2018 notification released! NPCIL has released the notification for the vacancy of “Executive Trainees (Technical) 2018” through the valid score of GATE 2017 & GATE 2018 in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics & Communication, Instrumentation and Civil engineering branch, which is a golden opportunity for the candidates who want to work in Government organization. Eligible & interested candidates can apply online from 4th April 2018 until 18th April 2018.

NPCIL Recruitment 2018: Important Dates

Events Dates
Online application begins/Registration starts from 4th April 2018 (10:00 Hrs)
Application submission closes 18th April 2018 (16:30 Hrs)

No.of Vacancies

Sl. No. Name of the Post Discipline Total vacancies UR SC ST OBC Upper Age limit as on 18/04/2018 Disablement categories of PwBDs identified for various discipline
1. Executive Trainee Mechanical 85 35 16 11 23 26 yrs OH – OL, HH
Chemical 15 6 3 2 4 OH – OL, OH – OA
Electrical 50 20 10 6 14 OH – OL, HH
Electronics & Communication 15 6 3 2 4 OH – OL, HH
Instrumentation 8 3 2 1 2 OH – OL, HH
Civil 27 11 5 3 8 OH – OL, OH – OA, HH
Total 200 81 39 25 55

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • BE/B Tech/B Sc (Engineering)/5 year Integrated M Tech with a min. 60% aggregate marks in one of the 6 engineering disciplines a recognized University/Deemed University or Institute recognized by
  • Applicants must have a valid GATE-2017 or GATE-2018 Score in the same engineering discipline as the qualifying degree discipline.
  • Applicants whose final results are awaited and/or are appearing for the final year/semester examination during 2018, but are otherwise eligible, may also
  • If selected, they will be required to submit the final result indicating completion of degree and percentage of marks (not less than 60%) on or before 30th November 2018
Discipline Engineering Degrees allowed
  • Mechanical
  • Production
  • Chemical
  • Electrical
  • Electrical & Electronics
Electronics & Communication
  • Electronics
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Electronics & Telecommunication
  • Electronics & Controls
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Instrumentation
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • Instrumentation & Electronics
  • Civil

Age Limit

  • Age as on 18.04.2018
Category Upper Age Limit
General 26
OBC (relaxation – 03 years) 29
SC/ST (relaxation – 05 years) 31

Selection Procedure 

  • Shortlisting of candidates for personal interview for the posts of Executive Trainee 2018 will be done by applying the ratio of 1:8 and in the order of merit drawn on the basis of valid GATE 2017/2018.
  • Equal weightage will be given to GATE 2017 or GATE 2018 Scores.
  • Final selection will be done completely on the basis of performance in the Personal Interview as no weightage will be given to GATE Score during the final selection.
  • The qualifying marks for interview are as follows :
    • Unreserved – 70 %
    • SC/ST/OBC/PwBD – 60 %
  • Final merit list will be prepared based on marks secured in the interview and will be limited to the number of vacancies notified.


For ‘How to apply’ instructions and FAQ’s check the Official Notification

For Official NPCIL website, click the link below:

NPCIL Official Website

  1. Registration number provided on the Admit Card for GATE 2017 / GATE 2018, as the case may be, issued by GATE Authorities has to be used for applying to NPCIL. Candidates need to ensure that they fill up the GATE Registration Number correctly and apply for the relevant discipline in NPCIL Online Application Form. Requests for correction in GATE Registration number or Discipline will not be entertained.
  2. Eligible applicants may apply through online registration system of NPCIL. Applications submitted in any other form including handwritten / typewritten applications in hard format delivered in person or by other means will not be entertained. DO NOT SEND any of the documents / application etc to NPCIL before interview.
  3. Instructions for applying online
      1. Candidates are requested to read the eligibility criteria and ensure that they meet all the criteria.
      2. Candidate must ensure that she / he has valid GATE 2017 / GATE 2018 Score with qualifying marks applicable in the discipline against which she / he wish to apply.
      3. A Candidate has to apply through online application form provided on the website only.
      4. The online application form will be available on the website from Apr 4, 2018 (10:00 Hrs). to Apr 18, 2018 (16:30 Hrs).
      5. It is mandatory to input all the relevant information such as GATE 2017 / GATE 2018 Registration Number as mentioned on GATE Admit Card of the candidate, qualifying degree details, experience details (if any), percentage of marks, email address (as mentioned while applying for GATE 2017 / GATE 2018), mobile number (as mentioned while applying for GATE 2017 / GATE 2018), address for correspondence, soft copy of scanned photograph and signature (JPEG) to complete the online application process and get the Application number. Therefore, applicants are advised to keep such information ready before applying online.
      6. Before applying online, candidate should scan his / her photograph in JPEG format, of size not more than 50KB and a minimum of 125 x 165 pixels (4.4 x 5.8 in cm) in dimensions and signature in JPEG format of size not more than 20KB and a minimum of 125 x 80 pixels (4.4 x 2.9 cm) in dimensions . The photograph uploaded will be printed on the interview call letter and only the applicant whose photograph is printed on the call letter will be allowed to appear for interview, if called for.
      7. Candidate is requested to enter her / his valid and active email address, as all important communications will be sent to this email address. SMS will also be sent to the candidate if an active mobile number for communication is provided. If the mobile number registered by the candidate is in the TRAI NCPR list (formerly called DND), candidate will not receive SMS alerts related to the registration. If candidate wants to receive future SMS alerts from NPCIL related to recruitment of ET-2018, she / he is requested to remove her / his mobile number from the NCPR list through service provider.
      8. The Online registration process consist of following steps:
        1. Step 1: The applicant is required to furnish information such as GATE 2017 / GATE 2018 Registration Number as mentioned on GATE Admit Card of the candidate, Discipline, Name, Date of Birth, Category, Email, Mobile number, PwBD details and other exemption details, if applicable. On successful completion of this stage, activation link is sent to applicant’s email. Click on Apply=>Online Registration link at top / left corner of web page for registration.
        1. Step 2: The applicant is required to activate the account by clicking on the activation link received through email after completing registration in Step 1.
        1. Step 3: On successful completion of this activation, candidates can login using their login id and password to apply online. In this step the candidate is required to fill all details of his / her Educational Qualifications, Work Experience if any etc.
          This is a multi stage step where applicant is allowed to go to next stage only on entering the information required for current stage. The sequence of stages are as follows :

          1. Educational Qualifications
          2. Post Qualification Work Experience, if any
          3. Personal Details
          4. Upload Photo & Signature
          5. Submit Application
        1. The links for the above stages are available under Apply Online menu (Apply => Apply Online). The applicant should start by clicking on the

    “Educational Qualifications”

        1. link. Once information is saved, the next stage i.e.

    Post Qualification Work Experience

        1.  will be made available for filling up the information.
        1. On entering all the information related to current stage, the applicant can use

    “Save and Proceed to Next Step”

        1.  option at the bottom of the form which will save the information entered in current stage and opens the next stage for filling. The next stage can also be opened using link provided in

    Apply Online menu (Apply => Apply Online)

        1. .
        1. The information at any stage can be saved using the

    “Save and Proceed to Next Step”

        1. option.
        1. Once the applicant reaches

    “Submit Application”

        1.  stage, a draft of all the information entered by the applicant will be shown. At this point the applicant is allowed to modify any details entered in earlier stages.
        1. If applicant is sure that all the information entered is correct, he / she can submit the application using

    “Submit Application”

        1. option.

    Applicant will not be allowed to make any changes in the information furnished once he / she submits the Application

        1. . After submission of application,

    Registration number

      1.  will be generated.

      2. Step 4: Only male candidates belonging to General and OBC categories are required to make a non refundable payment of Rs. 500/-towards application fee with the applicable bank charges using State Bank Collect link provided on the website after final submission of the online application. The State Bank Collect facility can also be operated through the by selecting State Bank Collect option => Click Check Box & Proceed => select state as Maharashtra => type of Corporate / Institution as Others => Others Name as NPCIL => submit => select Payment Category as Recruitment of Executives Trainees 2018.
        SC, ST, PwBD, DODPKIA and Women candidates are exempted from the payment of Application Fee.
        The applicant should use only this link for payment of fee. Applicant should mention Registration number generated in previous step along with all the other details correctly while paying the fee using State Bank Collect. Please note that it may take up to three working days to update the details of Application Fee. Once the details of payment of Application fee are received from Bank, the applicant can view these details using the “Application Fee Payment Details” link.
        Only after verification of payment of fee, the online application form can be viewed / printed. The printed application is required to be brought at the time of attending interview. The information with respect to Registration number, GATE 2017 / GATE 2018 Registration Number, name of the applicant, date of birth, mobile number and email id entered while making the online payment through ‘State Bank Collect’ should be same as entered in online application for verification of the payment. The applicable bank charges towards payment of Application Fee through ‘State Bank Collect’ of SBI will have to be borne by the candidate. The application fee can be paid through ‘State Bank Collect’ on any day between 04/04/2018 and 18/04/2018only. The printed receipt of ‘State Bank Collect’ is required to be produced at the time of Interview.
  4. The Online Application Process is complete only after all the above mentioned applicable steps are complete.
  5. Application Status can be seen by the applicant by login through “Applicant’s Login” link.
  6. Applicant is requested to make a note of the login id and password , as she / he will need this to login to the website to check her / his application status. An email will also be sent to the applicant with the Registration number.
  7. Exact percentage of the marks should be mentioned in the qualification percentage of marks column and no rounding off of marks should be done e.g. 59.99% should NOT be rounded off to 60%.
  8. Shortlisted applicants will be informed through email and SMS (if active mobile number provided) about the availability of the ‘Interview Call Letter’ online on the website, if shortlisted for the interview. The time and venue of the interview will be available in the ‘Interview Call Letter’. Applicants can login through the ‘Applicant’s Login’ and print the same. The applicant must carry a clearly printed ‘Interview Call Letter’ to the interview venue, without which she / he will not be allowed to appear for interview.
  9. Initial screening is primarily based on the information provided in the online application form. It is, therefore, strongly advised that all the details should be carefully and correctly entered in online application form.
  10. Applicants are required to keep the scanned signature and photograph ready for uploading at the time of online registration.
  11. ‘Online Application Form’ without valid signature and photograph will not be accepted.
  12. The shortlisted applicants appearing for the interview should invariably carry with them the following at the time of reporting for personal interview :
    • Photo identity proof of PAN Card / Driving License / AADHAR Card / Voter ID / College ID / Government issued ID to secure entry for interview.
    • One clear printout of the Interview Call Letter bearing photograph of the applicant.
    • One clear printout of the full online application form.
    • One set containing self-attested copies of the certificates in support of educational qualification (both degree certificate and mark sheets), experience, caste, proof for date of birth etc.
    • Originals of all the above mentioned documents.
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