Power Grid (PGCIL) to recruit Executive Trainees through GATE 2016

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Recruitment of Executive Trainee - 21st Batch

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has issued a notification for the recruitment of Executive Trainees (21th Batch) vacancies through GATE-2016 in various disciplines

POWERGRID, the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India and a Navratna Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India is engaged in power transmission business with the mandate for planning, co-ordination, supervision and control over complete inter-State transmission system

POWERGRID is looking for Bright, Committed and Energetic engineers to join its fold as Executive Trainees in the disciplines of Electrical, Electronics, Civil Engineering and Computer Science

Important Dates for Executive Trainee Recruitment 2016


Commencement of Online submission of GATE Application: 01st September 2015

Last Date of Online Submission of GATE Application: 01st October 2015


Commencement of Online Submission of Application to POWERGRID: 15th January 2016

Last Date for Online Submission of Application to POWERGRID: 29th February 2016

Name of the Post: Executive Trainees - 21st Batch

Disciplines: Electrical, Electronics, Civil and Computer Science

Educational Qualification for Executive Trainee through GATE 2016

Candidates should possess Full Time B.E/ B.Tech /B.Sc in Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering from recognized University/ Institute with minimum 65% marks, AMIE in Electrical with minimum 65% with both sections A & B cleared by 31st March 2016

Upper Age Limit: Candidates age limit should be 18 - 28 years as on 31st December 2015; age relaxation will be applicable as per rules

Relaxations & Concessions

i) Reservation/Relaxation/Concession to candidates belonging to OBC (NCL)/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex -SM/ J&K Domicile/Victims of Riots category shall be as per Govt of India directives

ii) Persons suffering from not less than 40% of the relevant disability (OH One Leg (OH-OL)/ Hearing Handicapped - Partially Deaf (HH-PD) shall only be eligible for the benefit for PwD

iii) Relaxation in Marks in essential qualification:

a) For SC/ST/PwD Candidates: Qualifying Marks in essential qualification is relaxed to pass marks

b) For OBC (NCL) candidates: 3 years

c) For SC/ST candidates: 5 years

d) For PwD candidates: 10 years over and above category relaxation (i.e. 10 years for a PwD candidate belonging to General category, 13 years for a PwD candidate belonging to OBC (NCL) category etc)

e) J&K Domicile /Ex-Servicemen/Victims of riots: As per Govt. of India directives

Selection Process for Executive Trainee

The Selection Process consists of marks obtained (out of 100) in the corresponding paper of GATE 2016, Group Discussion & Personal Interview

Eligible candidates will have to appear for the corresponding paper of GATE 2016, i.e. Electrical Engineering (EE)/ Electronics and Communication (EC) / Civil Engineering (CE)/ Computer Science and Information Technology (CS)

The selection process will include the Normalized Marks (Out of 100) obtained by the eligible candidates in the EE paper of GATE 2015, followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview of the candidates who qualify in the GATE paper and are shortlisted category wise for the GD and interview

Candidates shall have the option for appearing the Group Discussion/Personal Interview in Hindi or English

For details about the eligibility criteria and selection procedure, visit Power Grid India Website www.powergridindia.com

How to Apply?

Candidates have to register themselves and appear for the corresponding paper of GATE 2016

For details on GATE -2016, please visit http://www.gate.iisc.ernet.in/

A separate notification with details regarding number of vacancies, reservation, important instructions regarding submission of POWERGRID online application, date of interview etc. shall be hosted on our website www.powergridindia.com

Application window for POWERGRID shall be open from 15th January 2016 to 29th February 2016

Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), New Delhi

(A Government of India Enterprise), Regd. Office: B-9, Qutab Institutional Area, Kalwaria Saral, New Delhi-110016, Corporate Office: “Saudamini”, Plot No. 2, Sector-29, Gurgaon-122001 (Haryana), Website www.powergridindia.com