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Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has invited GATE qualifiers for the post of Assistant Engineer Trainee in Civil, Electrical and Electronics disciplines. After successful completion of 1 year training period, they shall be absorbed in the company as Engineers at E2 level.
Check Official Notification: PGCIL Recruitment through GATE
Given below is the updated number of vacancies with the post as per the official brochure:
The Reservation of Posts for PwD and identification of posts for different sub categories are tabulated below:
|AET (Electrical)||2-LD||i. HI- Deaf & Hard of Hearing ii. LD- One Leg (OL)/ One Arm (OA)/ Dwarfism. Also includes Acid Attack victims and Leprosy Cured persons with the above disabilities iii. Combinations of (i) and (ii) above|
Note: Reservation for persons with Disability as per Govt. of India directives.
Selected candidates will undergo training for a period of one year at POWERGRID sites and training institutes.After the completion of training, the candidates will be honored with the position of an Engineer E2 level.
The job profile of Engineer (Electrical) includes planning, design, engineering, quality assurance, inspection, erection, testing and commissioning of 132 kV /220kV /400 kV/ 765 kV/ 1200 kV/ HVDC Sub-station,Transmission line,Power system protective relays,substation automation system,Power Line Carrier Communication,SCADA system, Control and Instrumentation system, implementation of smart grid, Research and Development, etc.
Construction, operation, maintenance, erection, testing and commissioning, cost estimation, project cost control activities of EHVA/HVDC, HVDC B/B Transmission system is also included.
Assignment related to Commercial, Engineering, Contracts and Materials, Load dispatch and Communication of Transmission system, system operation, telecom, etc. is the part of the job.
The engineer has to maintain coordination with internal and external stakeholders, etc.and any other related work assigned to individual from time to time.
Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of INR 40000 – 3% – 140000 (IDA) during the one-year training period. The stipend will be paid in the form of Basic Pay of INR 40000 along with IDA, HRA and Perks @12% of basic pay during the training period.
The corporation offers a very attractive pay package which is one of the best in the industry. On successful completion of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Engineers in E2 scale - INR 50000 – 3% 160000/- (IDA).
The selected candidates will be required to execute a service agreement bond to successfully complete the prescribed training period. Then they will be required to serve the organization for at least three years.
The amount of the bond is INR 500000 plus applicable taxes for General/OBC (NCL) candidates and INR 250000 plus applicable taxes for SC/ST/PwD candidates.
The registration process will be completely online. Visit the official portal i.e. powergridindia.com and enter GATE 2020 registration number and other required credentials. Check the following table to check the dates related to the process:
|Online Application Start Date||January 31, 2020|
|Online Application Closing Date||February 28, 2020|
The eligibility criteria for the available post is as follow:
According to the Government of India Directives, a certain number of seats is reserved under different categories for candidates qualifying PGCIL GATE PSU Recruitment. Candidates belonging to the reserved category must also have fulfill the eligibility criteria of PGCIL GATE.
Categories which fall under PGCIL recruitment through GATE for the job of Executive Trainee, reservation of seat are:
The aspiring candidates who will appear for the Electrical Engineering paper of GATE exam should have obtained a valid score to make themselves eligible for the selection process. The score is valid only if the candidate obtains more than or equal to the qualifying marks as fixed for the EE paper of GATE 2020.
The selection process will include the Normalized Marks (out of 100) obtained by the eligible candidates in the EE paper of GATE 2020, followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview for GATE qualified candidates. Candidates are shortlisted category wise for the GD and interview. Candidates shall have the option for appearing the Group Discussion / Personal Interview in English or Hindi.
The qualifying marks for GATE Examination shall be as per the criteria adopted by GATE examination conducting authority for different categories.
Qualified candidates shall be short listed category wise for Group discussion and Personal interview based on their normalized marks (out of 100) in the EE paper of GATE 2020.
Candidates shortlisted for the Group discussion and Interview shall be required to submit the document as may be mentioned in their individual communication to be sent through email / candidate login.
GD will not have any qualifying marks. Interview will have qualifying marks for different categories as mentioned below
For calculation of final score of a candidate for empanelment. The weightages assigned to the marks obtained in GATE 2020, Group Discussion and Interview shall be indicated below
Candidates who qualify in the Personal Interview will only be adjudged suitable for empanelment. The candidates will have to qualify in GATE 2020 and in personal interview separately in order to be considered eligible for empanelment.
The Offer of Appointment shall be issued to the suitable candidates in the order of category wise merit and based on requirement.
Appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fir in the Pre-Employment Medical Examination
After completion of all rounds such as group discussion and personal interview, the only wait is for the result of power grid recruitment through GATE.
The candidates can check their result, entering date of birth, password and roll number as specified correctly. All the candidates need to download result of Power Grid Assistant Engineer Trainee to know they are qualified or not.