Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018

Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2018

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited Recruitment Through GATE 2018

The candidate who applied for GATE 2018 can also apply for the post in PGCIL (Power Grid Corporation of India Limited). PowerGrid is looking for Bright, Committed and Energetic engineers to join its fold as EXECUTIVE TRAINEEs in the disciplines of Electrical, Electronics, Civil and Computer Science. Details of the number of vacancies and reservation shall be indicated in the notification to be published on the official website before the commencement of Online Registration. However, the reservation shall be provided to OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/PwD candidates depending on the number of vacancies and as per Govt. of India Directives.

1. About PGCIL

PowerGrid, the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India, one of the largest Transmission Utilities in the World and a Navratna Enterprise of Govt. of India is engaged in Power transmission business with the mandate for planning, co-ordination, supervision and control over complete inter-State transmission system. PowerGrid operates around 1,41,920 circuit kms of transmission lines along with 224 Sub-stations (as on 31.08.2017) and wheels about 50% of total Power generated in the country through its transmission network. PowerGrid also owns and operates approximately 43,450 kms of Telecom Network, with points of presence in approx. 662 locations and intra-city network in 105 cities across India.

The eligibility criteria with respect to prescribed educational qualifications, the percentage of marks, age etc. and the procedure for application are mentioned below:

2. Important dates:

 Sl. No Important Events  Dates
1 Commencement of Online Submission of Application to PowerGrid 5th January 2018
2 Last date for Online submission of Application to PowerGrid 31st January 2018

3. Eligibility

  • ♦ Valid Score in the GATE 2018
    • Candidate should have appeared in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018 as shown in the following table
      and Qualified in the same.
  • ♦ Upper Age Limit: 28 years as on 31.12.2017
  • ♦ Essential Qualification: Full Time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) from recognized University/Institute in
    • Electrical: Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/Power SystemEngineering/
      Power Engineering (Electrical)
    • Electronics: Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Electrical Communication / Telecommunication Engg
    • Civil: Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science: Computer Science/ Computer Engg./ Information Technology
  • ♦ Percentage of Marks
    • Minimum 65% or Equivalent CGPA *
  • Final Year / Semester students who expect their results by 14.08.2018 are also eligible, provided they have obtained 65% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate of all semesters/years up to pre-final examination.

4. Age as on 1.6.2017

  1. General Candidates: Maximum 28 years
  2. OBC (Non-Creamy layer): Maximum 31 years
  3. SC/ST: Maximum 33 years
  • Reservation/ relaxation/ concession to OBC (NCL)/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex – SM/ J&K Domiciled/ Victims of
    riots shall be as per Government of India directives.


  1. The Selection Process consists of marks obtained (out of 100) in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018,
    Group Discussion & Personal Interview.
  2. Candidates qualified in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018 shall only be eligible to be considered for the next
    stage of selection. Qualifying marks in GATE-2018 shall be as decided by GATE-2018 conducting authority.
  3. 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%

9. How to Apply?

  1. The application window for PowerGrid shall be open from 5th Jan 2018 to 31st Jan 2018. Candidates have to register themselves online at PowerGrid website with details of their GATE 2018 Application No., GATE 2018 Registration, Number and other required information, which will be made available at CAREER section of www.PowerGridIndia.com.
  2. Candidates will be required to retain their GATE 2018 Admit card and GATE 2018 Score card for verification at the time of GD/ Interview / Joining in PowerGrid.

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