Last Updated: 16th January, 2019
PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited – PGCIL / POWERGRID is the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India. It is likely one of the largest Transmission Utilities within the World and a Navratna Enterprise of Government of India. It is engaged in power transmission business along with planning, coordination, supervision, and management over full inter-State transmission system.
POWERGRID operates approx 1,41,920 circuit km of transmission lines together with 224 Sub-stations (as on 31.08.2017) and wheels about 50% of complete energy generated within the nation by means of its transmission network.
POWERGRID additionally holds and operates roughly 43,450 km of Telecom Network, with points of
presence in approx. 662 places and intra-city network in 105 cities throughout India.
To take the growth curve to further heights, POWERGRID looks for Positive, Devoted and Active engineers to join its fold as EXECUTIVE TRAINEE in the disciplines of Electrical, Electronics, Civil and Computer Science.
Eligibility Criteria for PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019
a. Valid Score in the GATE 2019
Candidate should have appeared in the corresponding paper of GATE 2019 as shown in the following
table and Qualified in the same. The qualifying marks shall be as declared by GATE 2019 Organizing
|Post||Corresponding GATE 2019 Paper|
b. Upper Age Limit
28 years as on 31/12/2018 for Unreserved Category. There is Age relaxation for OBC/SC/ST/PWD as per government rules.
c. Essential Qualification
|Course||Discipline||Percentage of Marks|
|Full Time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) from recognized University/ Institute||Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical)||Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Electrical Communication / Telecommunication Engg||Civil |
|Minimum 65% or Equivalent CGPA *|
Final Year / Semester students who expect their results by 14.08.2019 are also eligible, provided they have obtained 65% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate of all semesters/years up to pre-final examination.
Selection Process of PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019
The Selection Process consists of marks obtained (out of 100) in the corresponding paper of GATE
2019, Group Discussion & Personal Interview.
Eligible candidates will have to appear for the corresponding paper of GATE 2019, i.e. Electrical Engineering (EE)/ Electronics and Communication (EC) / Civil Engineering (CE).
Applicants qualified in the corresponding paper of GATE 2019 shall only be eligible to be considered for the next stage of selection. Qualifying marks in GATE-2019 shall be as decided by GATE-2019 conducting authority.
Qualified applicants shall be short-listed category-wise for Group Discussion & Personal Interview based on their normalized marks out of 100 in GATE 2019, in the corresponding paper.
Applicants shall obtain information about their status through their login at the POWERGRID Online Application System. Shortlisted candidates shall be able to download their interview call letter and other relevant documents through the candidate login.
Applicants shortlisted for the Group Discussion and Interview shall be required to bring the documents as mentioned in their interview call letter.
Candidates must qualify in the Personal Interview in order to be considered for empanelment. The
qualifying % in the interview for different categories are as mentioned below:
|Category||Qualifying % in Interview|
|OBC (NCL) / SC/ ST/ |
|30% ( for posts reserved for the corresponding category as per notification to be issued before online submission of application to POWERGRID.)|
Weightage of Different Parameters
For calculation of final score of a candidate for empanelment, the weightages of marks obtained in GATE, Group Discussion and Interview shall be as indicated below:
|GATE 2019 Marks (out of 100) in corresponding Paper||85%|
Compensation Package for PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019
The company offers a very pleasing pay package and is one of the tops in the Industry. Selected applicants will be positioned in the pay scale of Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000 through the one-year training period. On successful accomplishment of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Engineer.
The CTC shall vary depending on the location of posting and other terms and conditions of appointment
On regularization, the Compensation package includes Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, Perquisites and Allowance as per cafeteria approach, Performance Related Pay, Company Leased Accommodation / Company Quarters or HRA, Reimbursement of monthly conveyance expenditure, mobile facility, PF, Gratuity, Pension & Leave encashment, Group Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance etc.
Application Fees for PGCIL through GATE 2019
Application Fees for GEN/OBC is Rs. 500/-. SC/ST/PwD/ Ex-SM/ Departmental candidates need not to pay it.
How to Apply for PGCIL through GATE 2019
- Applicants have to register themselves and appear for the corresponding paper of GATE 2019
- Applicants have to register themselves online at POWERGRID website with details of their GATE
2019 Application No., GATE 2019 Registration Number, and other required information,
which will be made available at CAREER section
- Applicants will be required to retain their GATE 2019 Admit card and GATE 2019 Scorecard for verification at the time of GD/ Interview / Joining in POWERGRID.
Important Dates for PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019
|GATE 2019||Commencement of Online submission of GATE Application||1 Sept 2018(00:00 hrs)|
|Last date of Online submission of GATE Application||21 Sept 2018(23:59 hrs)|
|POWERGRID||Commencement of Online Submission of Application to POWERGRID||25th January 2019|
|Last date for Online submission of Application to POWERGRID||4 Week February 2019|