NTPC Recruitment through GATE 2020

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    NTPC Recruitment through GATE 2020 NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation Limited) is an Indian Central Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Power, Government Of India. It has announced the recruitment of Graduate Engineers in multidiscipline like Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Mining Engineering. Selection of candidates will be based on GATE 2020 Score, Personal Interview and Group Discussion. The application form for the NTPC Recruitment through GATE 2020 will be released on January 10, 2020 (tentative) and ends on January 31, 2020.

    GATE 2020 is scheduled for multiples dates - February 01, 02, 08 and 09 in online mode. Candidates with a bachelors' degree in science stream can apply from September 1 to October 1, 2019. All the successful candidates can download GATE Admit Card from January 04, 2020 onwards.


    NTPC intends to achieve its ambitious growth plan by filling its vacancies with young, promising, energetic and young graduate engineers with brilliant academic record.The following are the projected vacancies as stipulated by NTPC.

    DisciplineVacanciesTypes of disabilities
    -UROBCSCST Total-
    Electrical Engineering2296441OA,OL,HH
    Mechanical Engineering392014679OA,OL,HH
    Civil Engineering711110OA,OL,HH
    Electronics Engineering953118OA,OL,HH
    Instrumentation Engineering954119OA,OL,HH
    Computer Science & IT Engineering441110OA,OL,BL,OAL,HH,LV

    OL-One Leg, OA-One Arm, BL-Both Legs, OLA-One Arm And One Leg, HH-Hearing Handicapped, LV-Low Vision

    Note: The Total No of Vacancies May Increase or Decrease Subject to the Discretion of NTPC Management.

    Job Profile

    It’s a dream come true for many engineers to be enlisted as one of the successful candidates to have come across the NTPC hurdle.

    Once the candidates are shortlisted, they will undergo one year of training followed by final place of posting based on performance during training and according to requirements. They can be enlisted to any projects or subsidiary functions of NTPC across India.

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    Salary Description

    The consolidated remuneration for this post is as follow:

    The successful candidates are entitled to a salary of Rs. 24900-3% -50500 at the basic pay of Rs. 24900. After successful completion of their training, the candidates will be absorbed as assistant manager in the pay scale of Rs. 24900-3% -50500 at a basic pay of Rs. 25650/-.

    The candidates are entitled to numerous allowances like dearness allowance, medical benefits, provident fund, gratuity etc. as per company rules.

    Eligibility Criteria

    Any candidate to be eligible for the examination has to be under the age limit of 27 years as on the last date of application in NTPC (31.01.2020). Candidates belonging to Reserved categories, the relaxation in upper age limit is as following:

    1. SC/ST - Upper age relaxation- 32 years
    2. OBC- Upper age relaxation- 30 YEARS (Non-Creamy Layer)
    3. PWD (general)- 37 years
    4. PWD (OBC)- 40 years
    5. PWD (SC/ST)- 42 years 
    6. Candidates belonging to the domilcile of Jammu and Kashmir living from 01.01.81 to 31.12.90- 32 years.
    7. Relaxation for Ex-servicemen (XSM) according to Government of India norms .

    A candidate needs to score a minimum of 65% in Bachelor’s Degree of Engineering or Technology/AMIE. In case of SC, ST and PWD candidates, the minimum qualifying percentage is reduced to  55%. Further the candidates have to be declared medically fit by the NTPC medical board and no relaxation will be entertained in terms of health standards.

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    Application Fee

    The application fee has been kept very nominal keeping in mind the diverse financial background of candidates.

    General/OBC(Creamy Layer)INR. 150/-
    SC/ST/PWD/XSM categoryExempted

    State Bank of India is to be the sole authority in matters regarding to the collection of registration fee.The fee has to be deposited in a specially designated account no (30987919993) at CAG branch New Delhi with the help of a ‘pay - in -slip’ available at the registration portal.

    Application Process

    The candidates can apply online by logging on to

    • The application feeshas to be submitted at an SBI bank before applying online
    • Further candidates are required to upload their passport size photograph in jpg/jpeg format not exceeding 500kb.
    • A Unique Registration Number will be generated after the successful completion of the registration process.
    • The candidates after having received their GATE registration number will need to apply online at  from 10.01.2020 to 31.01.2020.
    Latest: Candidates can fill the Application form for NTPC Recruitment through GATE 2020 by click here

    Selection Process

    The candidates will be selected based on their performance in GATE. There will be Group Discussion and Personal Interview for those who have successfully passed the hurdle of aptitude test. A merit list will be prepared after evaluation` of the minimum qualifying marks in GD and Interview.

    Detailed eligibility

    Disciplines advertisedGATE 2020 PAPERPAPER CODE
    Electrical engineering( including Electrical and Electronics, Power Engg.,Power Systems& High Voltage, Power Systems & High voltage ,Power electronics and Electrical instrumentation& Control).Electrical EngineeringEE
    Mechanical Engg.(including Electronics & Automation, Power Engg.,Production Engg.,Thermal, Industrial and Production & Industrial Engg.)Mechanical EnggME
    Civil EngineeringCivil EngineeringCE
    Instrumentation Engg.( including Electronics & Instrumentation Engg.,Instrumentation Engg.,Instrumentation and Control Engg.)Instrumentation Engg.IN
    Electronics Engg.,(Including Electronics, Electronics and Telecommunications , Electronics& Power, Power Electronics, Electronics & Communication ,Electrical & Electronics)Electronics &Communication Engineering.EC
    Computer Science (Including Information Technology)Computer Science & Information TechnologyCS



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