Power Grid Corporation to Recruit 42 Assistant Engineer Trainee Through GATE, 2018 [Last Date: 28 Feb. 2019]

Last updated on 31 Jan, 2019 | 0 comments

Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) invites online application from eligible candidates to be recruited as Assistant Engineer Trainees through GATE 2018. After successful completion of 1 year training period they shall be absorbed in the company as Engineers at E2 level.

The available vacancies are:

Sl. No. Post Vacancies
SC ST Total
1. Assistant Engineer Trainee (Electrical) 17 08 04 01 30
2. Assistant Engineer Trainee (Electronics) 03 01 01 00 05
3. Assistant Engineer Trainee (Civil) 04 01 01 01 07
  Total 24 10 06 02 42


Important Dates

Opening Date of Online Application: 31st January, 2019

Closing Date of Online Application: 28th February, 2019

Eligibility Criteria

i) Candidate should have appeared in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018 as shown in the following table and Qualified in the same. The qualifying marks as declared by GATE 2018 Organizing Body shall be considered.

ii) The upper age of the candidate should be 28 years as on 31.12.2017.

iii) Full-Time B.E./B.Tech in relevant field Electrical/ Electrical(Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/Power Systems./Power Engg (Electrical), Electronics /Electronics & Comm./Electronics & Telecomm./Electronics & Electrical Communication/Telecommunication / Civil from recognized University/Institute.

iv) Eligible candidates should have qualified and secured a valid score in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018. GATE score of 2017 or prior or GATE 2019 is not valid.

Selection Process

The Selection Process consists of marks obtained (out of 100) in the relevant paper of GATE 2018, Group Discussion & Personal Interview.

For calculation of final score of a candidate qualified in the interview for empanelment, the weightages of marks obtained in GATE, Group Discussion and Interview shall be as indicated below:

GATE 2018 Marks (out of 100) 85%
Group Discussion 3%
Personal Interview 12%
Total 100%

The selected candidates will be required to execute a service agreement bond to successfully complete the prescribed training period and thereafter serve the organization for at least three years. The amount of the bond is INR 5,00,000/- plus applicable taxes for General/OBC (NCL) candidates and INR 2,50,000/- plus applicable taxes for SC/ST/PwD candidates.


Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs.40,000/- -3%- 140000(IDA) during the one-year training period. They shall be paid a stipend in the form of Basic Pay of Rs. 40,000/- along with IDA, HRA and Perks @12% of basic pay during the training period.

On successful completion of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Engineers in E2 scale – Rs. 50,000/- 3%- 1, 60,000/- (IDA).


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