NTPC Recruitment through GATE: NTPC Cut Off

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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. Soon NTPC will announce the recruitment for  GATE 2020  qualified candidates in multidiscipline like Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Mining Engineering. IIT Delhi will release  GATE 2020 Result  on March 16. Candidates who wish to get an idea of their rank can  Use GATE Rank Predictor.

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    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 to be released in the last week of February 2020.

    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.

    Also Check  GATE Eligibility Criteria

    NTPC Application Process

    Application Process

    • 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 brilliant academic record. As per previous years, NTPC opens the recruitment process for the following posts. 

    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 an assistant manager in the pay scale of Rs. 24900-3% -50500 at 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.

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    NTPC Selection Process

    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

    NTPC Cut Off

    NTPC Cutoff 2020

    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 2020 exam.
    • 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. Candidates can imagine the expected cutoff according to last year. Here, 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

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    NTPC 2014 Cutoff marks

    Every year PSU cutoff vary changes according to 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

    Candidate can also check the cutoff according to their All India Rank got in GATE exam. There is a large difference in rank for all category, they can go through following table is mentioned below:

    Electrical Engineering15254717002483
    Mechanical Engineering24674926575519
    Civil Engineering35118570126
    Instrumentation Engineering511344231500
    Electronics Engineering7021710081441

    NTPC PSU Cutoff marks 2012

    Here, candidates can also check the PSU cutoff of the year 2012. We have provided all the last three years’ cutoff for GATE aspirants. They can check the table is as follow:

    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

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