Power Grid Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Power Grid is recruiting Executive Trainees through GATE 2018. In this article, you will find details such as – important dates (registration), branches (disciplines), vacancy, eligibility criteria and selection process.

Power Grid GATE 2018 recruitment

Through GATE 2018, Power Grid is planning to recruit Executive Trainees. After training, Executive Trainees will be absorbed as Engineers. Candidates hailing from the following disciplines are eligible to apply for this recruitment – Electrical, Electronics, Civil and Computer Science.

 

Power Grid is a Government of India Enterprise. It is one of the most valued PSUs in India. Power Grid has Navratna status. Engineers at Power Grid get to enjoy good salary, excellent amenities (housing, canteen etc), medical and pension benefits.

 

If you are planning to appear for GATE 2018, you may as well apply for Power Grid Executive Trainee recruitment. Candidates from the following branches/disciplines are eligible to apply for Power Grid Executive Trainee posts through GATE – Electrical, Electronics, Civil and Computer Science.

 

First of all, let us check out the application process. Here they are –

 

Steps to apply for Power Grid recruitment through GATE 2018

Here are the steps involved in the recruitment process –

  1. Register for GATE 2018
  2. Apply on Power Grid website with GATE registration number
  3. Pay the application fees
  4. Complete and submit the application form online
  5. Shortlisting of candidates (based on GATE score)
  6. Group Discussion
  7. Personal Interview
  8. Final selection

 

Let us check out the important dates now. Here they are –

 

Power Grid recruitment through GATE 2018: Important dates

Here are the important dates –

Important dates

Sr No Event Date
1 GATE 2018 registration 1st September to 5th October, 2018
2 Submission of Online Application to Power Grid 5th to 31st January, 2018
3 GATE 2018 exam dates February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018
4 GATE 2018 result declaration March 17, 2018
5 GATE 2018 Scorecard March 20, 2018

Power Grid GATE 2018 recruitment: Eligibility criteria

Let us check out the educational qualifications required. Here are the details –

 

Power Grid GATE 2018 recruitment: Educational qualifications required

Students who have completed the following courses are eligible to apply for this recruitment –

Sr No GATE subject Branches Course
1 Electrical (EE) Electrical/Electrical (Power)/Electrical and Electronics/Power Systems/Power Engineering (Electrical) Full time B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engineering) from a recognized Institute or University
2 Electronics (EC) Electronics/Electronics and Communication/Electronics and Telecommunication/Electronics and Electrical/Telecommunication Full time B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engineering) from a recognized Institute or University
3 Civil (CE) Civil Engineering Full time B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engineering) from a recognized Institute or University
4 Computer Science (CS) Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Information Technology Full time B.E./B.Tech./B.Sc. (Engineering) from a recognized Institute or University

 

Note: Minimum marks required is – 65% or equivalent CGPA.

 

Let us check out the basic eligibility criteria (age limit, aggregate marks etc). Here are the details –

 

Power Grid GATE 2018 recruitment: Age limit

Upper age limit is 28 years for General (UR) candidates. Relaxations in upper age limit are as follows –

  • 3 years for OBC candidates
  • 5 years for SC/ST candidates
  • 10 years for PWD candidates
  • As per Government directives for J&K domiciles, Ex Servicemen and victims of riots

Power Grid recruitment through GATE 2018: How to apply?

Eligible candidates may apply through powergridindia.com website. Candidates must have appeared for GATE 2018.

 

The link for registration on Power Grid website will be made active on 5th January, 2018. The last date to submit the application form online is – 31st January, 2018.

 

Let us check out the selection process now. Here are the details –

 

Power Grid GATE 2018 recruitment: Selection process

Eligible candidates, who have registered for Power Grid recruitment will be shortlisted on the basis of category-wise GATE 2018 marks. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to undergo Group Discussion and Personal Interview.

 

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Shortlisted candidates may download the Interview call letter and other relevant documents by logging into Power Grid Online Application system.

 

In order to be considered for empanelment, a candidate must qualify in the Personal Interview. The qualifying marks in PI are as follows –

  • General category – 40% in PI (Personal Interview)
  • OBC/SC/ST/PWD – 30% in PI (Personal Interview)

 

Final score is used to determine the empanelment status of a candidate. Final score is derived after combining GATE score, GD score and PI score (in different weightage). The weightage of each score is as follows –

  • GATE score – 85%
  • GD (Group Discussion) – 3%
  • Personal Interview – 12%

 

Final appointment will be issued to deserving candidates on the basis of final merit score and vacancy. They shall be notified via Power Grid Online Application system.

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