POWERGRID Recruitment through GATE 2017 – It was earlier announced that the GATE 2017 qualifiers will be able to apply for POWERGRID Recruitment from February 15, 2017. However, the availability of application form has been postponed to 1st week of March 2017. Only the eligible candidates, graduated in discipline of Electrical, Electronics, Civil and Computer Science Engineering, will be able to apply. The application form will be available online within the specified dates and will be shortlisted on the basis of their GATE 2017 scores only. The information regarding the eligibility, application procedure and important dates for the POWERGRID Recruitment through GATE 2017 can be checked below in detail.
Organization Name: POWERGRID Corporation of India Ltd
Category of Organization: Navratna
Total Number of Vacancies: Will be announced on February 10, 2017
For the Post of: Executive Trainees
Initial Pay Scale: Rs. 24900-50500 during the training period with CTC of Rs. 8.5 lakhs. After completing one year of training, the CTC will be approximately 14.9 lakhs
Important Dates for POWERGRID Recruitment through GATE 2017
|GATE application form 2017 were available from||September 1 to October 10, 2016|
|GATE 2017 will be held on||February 4, 5, 11, and 12, 2017|
|Issuance of GATE 2017 admit card started from|
|Application form for POWERGRID recruitment will release on||1st week of March 2017|
|The last date to submit POWERGRID application form is||March 2017|
|Interview will be held in||May/June 2017|
Eligibility Criteria for POWERGRID Recruitment through GATE 2017
The criteria of eligibility which the applicants should meet for POWERGRID recruitment is as below:
Nationality: Candidate should be a national of India
Age: Candidates should be more than 18 years and less than 28 years old, as on December 31, 2016. Relaxation applicable for reserved category is as below:
- 3 years for OBC-NCL
- 5 years for SC/ST
- 10 years for PwD
- As per the norms of Govt. of India for J&K Domicile/Ex-Servicemen/Victims of Riots
GATE Score: Candidates should have qualified in GATE 2017 and must have a valid GATE scorecard.
Education Qualification: Candidates must have a full-time B.Tech/B.E degree from a recognised University/Institute. Candidates with equivalent qualifications by professional societies like AMIE are also eligible. Candidates who have enrolled for AMIE/Other BE./B.Tech equivalent qualifications of professional societies after May 31, 2013 must note that their eligibility shall be subject to recognition of the degree by AICTE/MHRD.
Discipline and GATE Paper Details: The candidate should have studied any of the below mentioned disciplines and must have appeared for the respective GATE paper 2017.
|Post Offered||Graduation Disciplines only if B.Tech or B.E||Equivalent Exam like AMIE etc||Correspondent GATE Paper|
|Electrical Engineering||Electrical/Electrical (Power)/Electrical and Electronics/Power Systems Engineering/Power Engineering (Electrical)||Electrical Engineering||EE|
|Electronics Engineering||Electronics/Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Telecommunication/Electronics & Electrical Communication/Telecommunication Engineering||Electronics & Communication||EC|
|Civil Engineering||Civil Engineering||Civil Engineering||CE|
|Computer Science Engineering||Computer Science/ Computer Engineering/Information Technology||Computer Science||CS|
Note: Candidates in final year may also apply for the ET position, provided their result is expected by August 14, 2017. Also, they must have obtained an aggregate of 65% marks in all the semesters.
How to Apply for POWERGRID Recruitment through GATE 2017
The application form or POWERGRID recruitment via GATE 2017 will only be available online, from February 15. The link to fill it will be available on this page. The process to submit it is as below:
- Click on the application form link here.
- Enter personal, educational, and other required information. All the details must be exactly as mentioned in the GATE 2017 Application Form.
- Submit application number and registration number of GATE, as mentioned in the admit card.
- Before the final submit check details submitted in the application form.
- Check e-mail id for the confirmation mail. Save it for future reference.
- Keep the login credentials safe. If shortlisted, candidates will have to log in to download their call letters
Selection Procedure for Executive Trainee in POWERGRID
- Applicants will be first shortlisted on the basis of GATE 2017 score (normalized marks out of 100 in GATE 2017, in the corresponding paper)
- Shortlisted candidates will be called category-wise for Group Discussion & Personal Interview
- Candidates can check the GATE 2016 cutoff for the POWERGRID Recruitment below on this page
What to Carry to the POWERGRID Interview?
The following documents are mandatory and will be required for verification for the POWERGRID interview. Candidates must carry the originals as well as a set of copies. Candidates are also advised to carry some photographs similar to the ones used in the GATE 2017 Application Form.
- GATE 2017 Score Card
- GATE 2017 Admit Card
- Qualifying Degree / Provisional
- Marks Sheets of all semesters of Qualifying exam
- Category Certificate if applicable
- No Objection Certificate in case of Govt/PSU
Shortlisted applicants must qualify in the Personal Interview in order to be considered for empanelment. The qualifying % in interview for different categories are given below:
|SNo||Category||Qualifying % in Interview|
|2||OBC (NCL) / SC/ ST/ PwD||30% (for posts reserved for the corresponding category as per notification to be issued before online submission of application to POWERGRID.)|
Weightage of performance in all the three stages is as below.
|Details||% Percentage of Weightage|
|GATE 2017 Marks (out of 100)||85%|
Service Bond: Selected candidates will be required to execute a service agreement bond to successfully complete the prescribed training period and thereafter serve POWERGRID for a period of at least three years. General/OBC (NCL) candidates will have to execute a bond of Rs. 1,00,000/- while SC/ST/PwD candidates will have to execute the bond for Rs 50,000/-
GATE cutoff for POWERGRID Recruitment:
The previous year cutoff for POWERGRID recruitment via GATE is as below
|GATE 2016 Cutoffs for Shortlisting|
|Discipline||Open||OBC NCL||SC||ST||PwD – Backlog (OH/HH)||PwD – (OH)|
|Post/GATE 2015 Cutoff for Interview||UR||PwD-OH||PwD-HH||OBC-NCL||SC||ST|
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