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NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2018

Last Updated - March 09, 2018

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited or NPCIL has released notification on NPCIL recruitment through GATE. NPCIL will consider GATE 2018 and 2017 scores for recruitment of Executive Trainees (ET-2018) in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation/ Chemical/ Electronics & Communication /Civil Engineering disciplines. NPCIL comes under the Maharatna category. Candidates who have applied for GATE 2018 can also fill NPCIL recruitment form but only those candidates who have required cut off score will be allowed to participate in selection process.

  • Application process of NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 is expected to begin from March 27, 2018 onwards in online mode. Check How to Apply?
  • Candidates belonging to India can only apply for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2018. Check NPCIL Eligibility 2018
  • Candidates belonging to general and OBC categories have to pay the application fee of INR 500.
  • Women, SC/ST/ PwD candidates, dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA) are exempted from payment of application fee.
  • Final selection merit list of applicants will be prepared based on the number of vacancies and the marks scored in Personal Interview. Check NPCIL Selection Process 

NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2018 – Highlights

Name of organizationNuclear Power Corporation of India Limited
Vacancy detailsExecutive Trainees (Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation/ Chemical/ Electronics & Communication/Civil Engineering)
Number of posts150
Application datesMarch 27, 2018 (expected)
Application feesINR 500 for Male candidates belonging to General & OBC category
Pay scaleINR 35,000 (Stipend) – INR 56,100 (On appointment)

Expected Vacancies in NPCIL through GATE 2018

Category wise Vacancies – 

Name of PostDisciplinesMax Age as on 15/06/2018Number of vacanciesTotal
Executive TraineeMechanical,Electrical,Electronins & Communication,Instrumentation,Chemical, Civil26 Yrs25283861150

Discipline wise Vacancies – 

Name of PostDisciplineDisablement CategoryVacancies
Executive TraineeMechanicalOL,HH52
ChemicalOL, OA12
Electronics & CommunicationOL,HH8
CivilOL, OA, HH40

Number of trainees to be inducted as per the recruitment drive in 2016 – 

Industrial & Fire Safety10

The recruited candidates will be required to undergo an orientation program, i.e. training for a period of one year. This training will be conducted in any of the following Nuclear Training Centres of NPCIL at:

  • Tarapur (Maharashtra)
  • Rawatbhata (Rajasthan)
  • Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu)
  • Kaiga (Karnataka)
  • Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu)

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In order to successfully complete the training program, the candidates have to secure a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. After the successful completion of one year of training, they will be appointed as Scientific Officer/C. The interested candidates should keep in mind that these positions are all over India. Therefore, candidates should be open to working at different locations. The present locations include the following:

  • Tarapur (Maharashtra)
  • Kakrapar (Gujarat)
  • Rawatbhata (Rajasthan)
  • Narora (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Kaiga (Karnataka)
  • Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu)
  • Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu)
  • Gorakhpur (Haryana)

NPCIL Eligibility Criteria 2018

Any B. Tech. Graduate who qualifies GATE 2018 can apply for the position of Executive trainee in NPCIL. Candidates willing to take the exam should fulfil the following GATE Eligibility Criteria:

  • The candidate should have passed a Bachelor Degree course (4 years after 10+2, or 3 years after Diploma) in any stream.
  • The candidates who have passed a Master’s degree program in any branch namely, Mathematics, Science, Statistics or Computers Applications or equivalent degree, are also eligible to apply for GATE.
  • Candidates who are in their final year of such a degree courses are also eligible to sit for GATE 2018.

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Salary Offered

The candidates will be given the following compensation during the training period:

  • Monthly Stipend - INR 35,000
  • One time Book Allowance – INR 10,000
  • Mandatory Lodging (on nominal charge) & Boarding – In NPCIL Hostels.

Following will be the salary after a period of one year of training:

  1. After successful completion of training, appointment will be as Scientific Officer/C (SO/C) in Group 'A' with following details.
GradePay BandInitial Band Pay (Rs)Grade Pay (Rs)Dearness Allowance (As per Govt. of India Notification from time to time)
SO/C15600-39100 (PB-3)156005400119% of (band pay + grade pay) 
(as on 01.07.2015)

Candidates will be eligible for two additional or three increments (each of 3% of Band Pay + Grade Pay) depending on performance during training program will also be admissible.

We all know that jobs in PSUs come with their own perks and benefits. In addition to emoluments as above, following allowances, incentives & facilities are available as per rules depending upon the place of posting:

  • Site Conveyance Allowance / City Conveyance Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance OR Leased Accommodation Facility OR Housing
  • Site Location Allowance
  • Children Education Assistance
  • Canteen Reimbursement in addition to Canteen Facility
  • Reimbursement of Cable TV Charges
  • Reimbursement of Mobile phone charges
  • Reimbursement of Electricity charges / Free Electricity Units
  • Reimbursement of News Paper Charges
  • Performance Linked Incentive
  • Professional Update Allowance (Annual)
  • Leave Travel Concession / LTC Encashment for self & family
  • Leave and Leave Encashment
  • Medical facilities for self and dependents through CHSS.
  • Loans & Advances (For House Building, Motor Car, General Purpose for Computer, consumer durables etc.)
  • Membership of Professional Institutions
  • Educational Facility for Children within Residential Colony
  • Benevolent Fund
  • Group Insurance
  • Employees Provident Fund
  • Gratuity
  • Post retirement Medical care etc.

How to Apply for NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2018?

Candidates who want to apply for NPCIL recruitment through GATE have to complete two main stages as given below:

  • Filling up GATE application form 2018
  • Filling up NPCIL recruitment form 2018

GATE Application Form 2018: The application form of GATE 2018 has been made available by IIT Guwahati on August 31. Candidates can fill and submit their applications through GOAPS till October 9, 2017. The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering or GATE 2018 was conducted across 199 cities in India and 6 cities abroad on February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018. Candidates who want apply for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2018 have to fill GATE application.

NPCIL Recruitment Form 2018: The application form of NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2018 will available online and the applicants will be able to fill and submit the application form from the link given on this page. Eligible applicants may apply through online registration system of NPCIL using GATE 2018 registration number provided on the GATE admit card 2018 issued by IIT Guwahati. Candidates are required to keep the scanned signature and photograph ready for uploading at the time of online registration. The application form of NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2018 will not be accepted without the photograph and signature.

The application process of NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2018 consists of four steps as explained below.

Step 1: Registration - First, candidates have to register for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2018. During registration, candidates have to enter details such as GATE 2018 registration number mentioned in GATE Admit Card 2018, discipline, name, date of birth, category, email and mobile number. Once the registration is complete, candidates will receive an activation email on their registered email address provided by them.

Step 2: Activation Link - Candidates must click on the activation link received in the email to fill NPCIL recruitment form 2018

Step 3: Filling NPCIL recruitment form 2018 - Upon successful activation, applicants will have to login using their login id and password to fill the online application form of NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2018. Candidates have to enter the following details:

  • Educational qualifications
  • Post qualification work experience, if any
  • Personal details
  • Uploading of photograph & signature – The images of the photograph and signature should be of the below given specifications:
PhotographJPG format, size not more than 50 kb and a minimum of 125 x 165 pixels (4.4 x 5.8 in cm) in dimensions
SignatureJPEG format, size not more than 20 kb and a minimum of 125 x 80 pixels (4.4 x 2.9 cm) in dimensions

After entering all the details, click on save and next, the preview of the application form will pop up on the screen. Applicants should check all the details entered by them in the application form, as no changes will be allowed in the application form after submission.

Step 4: NPCIL recruitment form 2018: Application fees – The application fees of NPCIL recruitment 2018 is only applicable for the male candidates of OBC/General category. Only male candidates belonging to General/OBC categories are required to make a non-refundable payment of INR 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.

Only after verification of payment of fee, the online NPCIL 2018 application form can be viewed/printed. The printed application is required to be brought at the time of personal interview.

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NPCIL Selection Process 2018

Shortlisted applicants will be informed through email and SMS about the availability of the interview call letter. Time and date will be mentioned in the interview call letter. Candidates can login through the applicant’s login window and print the same. Applicants must carry ‘Interview Call Letter’ to the interview venue, without which they will not be allowed to appear for the interview.

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.

NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2018: Documents required for Interview

All the shortlisted applicants have to carry with them the following documents in original at the time of reporting for personal interview:

  • Photo identity proof of PAN Card/Driving License/Aadhaar Card/Voter ID/College ID/Government issued ID to secure entry into Anushaktinagar premises for interview
  • One clear printout of the Interview Call Letter bearing photograph of the candidate
  • One clear printout of the full online application form
  • GATE score card 2018/2017
  • 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

Training Period Details: All the shortlisted candidates after PI will have to undergo one year orientation training in any of the Nuclear Training Centres of NPCIL located at Tarapur Maharashtra Site, Rawatbhata Rajasthan Site, MAPS Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), Kaiga Site (Karnataka) and Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu). Trainees who successfully complete one year orientation training will be appointed as Scientific Officer/C and posted at one of the Units/Sites/Offices of NPCIL located at different parts of the country. Increments will be done on the basis of the performance.

The selection process will be as follows:

  • The eligible candidates will be selected through an Online Test on Engineering Disciplines listed above.
  • Candidates who clear the Online Test will be interviewed at NPCIL, HQ, Mumbai. The names of selected candidates through Online Test will be posted on the NPCIL Recruitment Website. Students will be informed through Email or SMS intimation for interview will also be sent to the selected candidates. Call letter for appearing in interview will available on the website for downloading. For outstation candidates who are shortlisted to appear for the interview, two-way second-class sleeper train fare by shortest route or actual fare (whichever is less) will be given.
  • The final selection is only on the basis of performance in the Personal Interview. The personal interview will carry 100 Marks in which an Unreserved (General) candidate has to score minimum 70% marks and reserved category candidates including PWD has to score minimum 60% marks to be qualified in the interview. Final merit list of candidates will be prepared based on number of vacancies and the marks scored in Personal Interview.
  • The appointment of the selected candidates as Executive Trainee will be subject to Medical Fitness.

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