NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017/2018

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NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017/2018

NPCIL Recruitment through GATENPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017/2018- The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has announced its recruitment through GATE 2017/ 2018. The application forms for the NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017/2018 will be available tentatively from March 27, 2018 onwards ten days after the announcement of the GATE result. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is a PSU under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Government of India. Graduates in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation/ Chemical/ Electronics & Communication /Civil Engineering with valid GATE 2017/2018 scores will be eligible to apply. Only Male applicants (OBC/Gen) will have to pay the application fee of Rs 500 online. There is no fee for SC/ ST/ PwD/ Female applicants. Candidates have to upload their photograph and signature as per specifications. Interested candidates can check complete details about the eligibility criteria, selection procedure, application process, dates of NPCIL Recruitment through GATE below.

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GATE 2018 will be held on February 3, 4, 10 & 11 for 23 papers by IIT Guwahati which is the organizing institute for the exam this year. The online GATE 2018 registrations started from August 31 and will be available till October 5, 2017. Candidates can download the admit card of GATE 2018 from January 5 onwards and GATE 2018 result will be announced on March 17, 2018.


Quick Facts about NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017/2018



Name of PSU

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)


Executive Trainees

Disciplines Required

Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation , Chemical, Electronics & Communication and Civil Engineering

Vacancy Details

to be notified

NPCIL Recruitment through GATE – Important Dates





GATE 2018 Result

March 17, 2018


Start date for NPCIL Application

March 27, 2018 tentatively


End date for NPCIL Application

To be notified


Download the call letter

To be notified



To be notified

Eligibility Criteria for NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017


Eligibility Criteria






Academic Qualifications

Full time BE/B.Tech/B.Sc Engineering (4 years duration)/5 years Integrated M.Tech


Pass % in degree

Minimum of 60% aggregate marks.


Upper Age Limit as on July 31, 2018

  • General – 26 years

  • OBC – 29 years

  • SC/ST – 31 years

  • Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984 -31 years

    Jammu & Kashmir Domiciled Persons from 01/01/1980 to 31/12/1989 (Dom Kashmir) – 31 years

  • Persons With Disability (PWD) – 10 years of relaxation


Final year students

Final year students are also eligible to apply provided they furnish proof of their eligibility and final marks sheet by November 30, 2018

Age Limit and relaxation parameters

Sl. No.


Age Limit (Years)

Born on or After




June 15, 1992


OBC (relaxation - 03 years)


June 15, 1989


SC/ST (relaxation – 05 years)


June 15, 1987


Persons with Disabilities (degree of disability 40% and above) (relaxation – 10 years)




PWD – General Category


June 15, 1982


PWD – OBC Category


June 15, 1979


PWD – SC/ST Category


June 15, 1977


Dependents of those who died in riots of 1984 (Dep 1984) (relaxation – 5 years)


June 15, 1987


Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 (Dom Kashmir) (relaxation – 5 years)


June 15, 1987

Detailed Eligibility for NPCIL Recruitment 2018

Engineering Discipline

GATE Paper Code

Disciplines allowed



Mechanical/ Production



Chemical Engg



Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics



Electronics/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics & Controls/Electronics & Instrumentation

Electronics & Communication


Instrumentation/ Instrumentation & Controls/ Instrumentation & Electronics



Civil Engineering

How to apply for NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017/2018?


Candidates must keep certain documents ready before filling the application online. The details are as follows


Documents to keep ready before applying



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Steps to fill the online application form of NPCIL Recruitment through GATE


Step 1: Registration

  • Candidates must enter details like Advertisement, Post applied for, Discipline, Category, PwD category if applicable

  • On successful registration, an activation link will be sent to applicant’s email.

  • Candidates must click on it to activate the same and complete the registration process

Step 2: Login to fill the application details

Candidates must login using their login id and password to fill their personal details, GATE details, Educational Qualifications, Work Experience, choice of Written/Online Test centre in case a test is being conducted for the post etc.

This stage is a multi-stage one and candidates will be allowed to go to next stage only on entering the information required for current stage. The sequence of the details to be filled are given below:

  • Educational Qualifications

  • Post Qualification Work Experience, if any

  • Personal Details

  • Upload Photo & Signature

  • Submit Application

Note the unique NPCIL application number generated.


Step 3: Payment of application fees

  • Application fees: Rs 500 to be paid by Only male candidates belonging to General/ OBC categories

  • Payment Mode: State Bank Collect

How to pay through SBI Collect?

  • The State Bank Collect facility can also be operated through the website by selecting State Bank Collect option.

  • Click Check Box & Proceed

  • Select state as Maharashtra

  • Type of Corporate/Institution as others

  • Others name as NPCIL

  • Submit and select Payment Category as Recruitment of Executives Trainees 2017.

  • After payment take the print of the transaction for proof of payment

Important: All applicants should mention the NPCIL Application No. while paying the fee using State Bank Collect. The information entered while making the online payment through ‘State Bank Collect’ should be same as entered in online NPCIL application. The details of the application fee will be updated after three working days from actual payment date. Once the details of payment are updated, candidates can check their application details using the "Application Fee Payment Details" link given below


Step 4 - Printing of the NPCIL application form - Candidates will be able to view or print their NPCIL application only after verification of payment of fee. Candidates must print the same and submit it at the time of the interview along with the printed receipt of ‘State Bank Collect’


Shortlisting and Selection for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2017/2018

  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed about the availability of the ‘Interview Call Letter’ through email and SMS.

  • The date, time and venue of the interview will be mentioned in the ‘NPCIL Interview Call Letter’.

  • Candidates must login, download and print the interview call letter of NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2017/2018.

  • They are required to carry the same to the interview venue failing which they will not be allowed to appear for interview.

All the shortlisted applicants must carry with them the following document when reporting for the personal interview. They must carry the originals as well as a set of self-attested copies of the same.

  • Photo identity proof of PAN Card/Driving License/AADHAR Card/Voter ID/College ID/Government issued ID

  • Interview Call Letter bearing photograph of the candidate.

  • NPCIL application form.

  • Date of Birth (DOB) proof - School Leaving Certificate/ Xth STD Passing Certificate indicating Date of Birth.

  • Degree Certificate/ Provisional Certificate (in case Degree Certificate is not issued)

  • GATE Admit Card 2017/2018

  • GATE Score Card 2017/2018

  • Applicants who have been awarded CGPA/ GPA/ SGPA or letter grades will be required to produce the authenticated conversion table from the Institute/College/University. If not, standard formula provided by AICTE will be applied to derive the percentage of marks.

  • No Objection Certificate for candidates working in Central/State Government/PSUs/Aided Institutions

  • Disability Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in case of PWD candidates.

  • SC/ ST/ OBC (Non Creamy Layer) candidates must produce Caste certificates, as per the format prescribed by the Government of India.

  • Note: OBC applicants who belong to "Creamy layer" are not entitled for relaxations and concessions admissible to OBC Category (Non Creamy Layer). OBC (Non Creamy Layer) applicants are required to submit caste certificate in prescribed format of Government of India, from a competent authority issued after April 1, 2016.

Training and Placement:

  • All selected candidates will have to undergo one year orientation training in any of the Nuclear Training Centres of NPCIL located at Tarapur Maharashtra Site, Rawatbhata Rajasthan Site, MAPS Kalpakkam (Tamil Nadu), Kaiga Site (Karnataka) and Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu).

  • Trainees who successfully complete one year orientation training will be appointed as Scientific Officer/C and posted at one of the Units/Sites/Offices of NPCIL located at different parts of the country.

  • Additional increment/s, as per extant rules, depending upon performance during training program may also be granted.

  • In addition to emoluments as above, other things like PF, LTC, Medical facility, Canteen Subsidy, Performance Incentive, Group Insurance, Gratuity, Housing, transport etc are available as per extant rules depending on place of posting

Pay Scale for NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2017/ 2018

Name of the Post

Pay in Pay Matrix (As per 7th CPC Revised Pay) / Stipend (Per Month)

Pay in Pay Matrix


Executive Trainee
(During Training)

Stipend - Rs.35,000 + One time Book Allowance –Rs.10,000 + Mandatory Lodging & Boarding – In NPCIL Hostels


Scientific Officer/C (On Appointment)

Rs.56,100 + DA 4% of Pay in the Pay Matrix (as on 01.01.2017)
(Dearness Allowance (DA) is based on the rates notified by Government of India from time to time.)

Level 10


Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd
16th Floor, Centre - I, World Trade Centre,
Cuffe Parade, Colaba, Mumbai - 400 005, India.


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