NTPC Recruitment through GATE: NTPC Cut Off

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    NTPC Recruitment through GATE 2020: National Thermal Power Corporation Limited is an Indian Central Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Power, Government Of India. Soon NTPC will announce the recruitment for GATE qualified candidates in disciplines like Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Instrumentation, and Mining Engineering. 

    The selection of candidates will be based on  GATE Cut Off, Personal Interview and Group Discussion. The application form for the NTPC Recruitment through GATE to be released soon. Till that time candidates can download their GATE scorecard as it is one of the important documents required during the time of recruitment.  Download GATE scorecard

    About NTPC

    NTPC Limited, formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited is an Indian PSU. The company is engaged in the business of generation of electricity and related activities. The company has been incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 and is promoted by the Government of India. NTPC hires promising and hard working graduate engineers so that the company can achieve its goals. 

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    NTPC Recruitment through GATE – Important Dates

    Candidates can check all the important dates related to NTPC Recruitment through GATE:

    Availability of applications for NTPC RecruitmentTo be announced
    Last date to fill/submit application form for ONGC RecruitmentTo be announced
    Group DiscussionMay 2020 (tentative)
    Issue of Interview Call LetterJune 2020 (tentative)

    NTPC Eligibility Criteria

    NTPC 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 domicile 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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    NTPC Application Process

    NTPC Application Process – How to Apply?

    • The candidates after having received their GATE registration number will need to apply online at
    • A Unique Registration Number will be generated after the successful completion of the registration process.
    • The application feeshave to be submitted at any SBI bank before applying online
    • Further candidates are required to upload their passport size photograph in jpg/jpeg format not exceeding 500kb.

    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

    NTPC Vacancy, Salary, Profile

    NTPC Vacancy 2020

    NTPC intends to achieve its ambitious growth plan by filling its vacancies with young, promising, energetic and young graduate engineers with a brilliant academic record. The tentative NTPC vacancies list is as follows: 

    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.

    NTPC Job Profile & Salary

    • 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.

    Salary Description

    The consolidated remuneration for this post is as follow:

    • The successful candidates are entitled to a salary of Rs. 24900 – 50500 at the basic pay of Rs. 24900. After successful completion of their training, the candidates will be absorbed as an assistant manager in the pay scale of Rs. 24900 – 50500 at basic pay of Rs. 25650/-.
    • The candidates will be entitled to numerous allowances like dearness allowance, medical benefits, provident fund, gratuity etc. as per company rules.

    NTPC Selection Process

    NTPC Selection Process

    • Candidates will be selected based on their performance in GATE.
    • There will be Group Discussion and Personal Interview round for all those candidates who will apply for NTPC Recruitment through GATE.
    • A merit list will be prepared after evaluation of the minimum qualifying marks in GD and Interview.
    • Candidates will be called for the final joining procedure.

    NTPC Cut Off

    NTPC Cutoff 

    PSU cutoff not only depends on GATE entrance examination. There are various factors by which PSU cutoff is increased or decreased:

    • Total number of candidates appearing for GATE.
    • Total number of institutes accepting GATE result.
    • Total number of vacancies for different courses.
    • Relative performance level of the applicants.
    • Previous year cutoff trends.
    • Capacity of intake of each institute.

    Candidates who have applied for GATE 2020 can apply for NTPC recruitment. The previous year category wise  GATE PSU Cutoff for NTPC is as follow:

    NTPC Expected 2020 cutoff

    Electrical Engineering68.7665.1755.3156.63
    Mechanical Engineering90.9486.3776.1763.16
    Civil Engineering89.0485.4575.9972.67
    Instrumentation Engineering83.0065.0055.0040.33
    Electronics Engineering75.1765.5460.6456.54

    NTPC 2018 Cutoff

    Electrical64.869559.5195 49.6695 45.169528.8695
    Mechanical73.438 71.399 60.459 54.21242.113
    Electronics52.080548.55 37.2805 37.45 31.2805
    Instrumentation68.180565.5695 52.6805 52.6195 43.0695
    Mining68.4855.37 45.6740.95NA

    NTPC 2014 Cutoff marks

    Every year PSU cutoff vary depending on the number of GATE aspirants. Subject wise cutoff for all category like GEN, OBC, SC and ST is as follow:

    Electrical Engineering61.2258.6447.2341.58
    Mechanical Engineering76.8268.9259.3148.27
    Civil Engineering78.0472.4566.0463.61
    Instrumentation Engineering49.6745.3334.0022.67
    Electronics Engineering78.7977.3860.7357.74

    NTPC Cutoff 2013 AIR

    Electrical Engineering15254717002483
    Mechanical Engineering24674926575519
    Civil Engineering35118570126
    Instrumentation Engineering511344231500
    Electronics Engineering7021710081441

    NTPC PSU Cutoff marks 2012

    Electrical Engineering47.6740.6734.6731.33
    Mechanical Engineering69.0065.0050.3339.00
    Civil Engineering65.3354.0052.0049.00
    Instrumentation Engineering44.6737.0033.0021.00
    Electronics Engineering50.6744.6736.6729.00

    The cut off will help candidates in getting an idea about the expected cut off for this year ad depending on that candidates can prepare for the recruitment process.

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