Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019 - The online application form for Power Grid recruitment through GATE 2019 is now available. Candidates who qualify in GATE 2019 will be eligible for the Power Grid recruitment through GATE 2019. Interested and eligible candidates must however fill the Power Grid application using their GATE registration number. The final date to submit the filled PGCIL 2019 application form is February 28. Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019 will be for the post of executive trainees (24th batch) who have completed their graduation in the disciplines of Electrical, Electronics and Civil Engineering. PGCIL recruitment through GATE 2019 is open only to Indian nationals. Read the full article for more information about Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019 and know the parameters for eligibility, dates, application process, selection procedure, cutoff, pay scale and more.
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Important Dates of PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019
Availability of Application Form
January 30, 2019
Final Date to Submit Application Form and Pay Fees
February 28, 2019
Group Discussions and Interviews
April 2019 (Tentative)
Eligibility Criteria for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019
Power Grid has stipulated the eligibility parameters for applicants who are interested in applying for the PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2019. The details have been listed below for the benefit of all applicants.
PGCIL Recruitment Eligibility Criteria
The candidates should be of Indian nationality.
Age Limit as on December 31, 2018
Eligible Streams for Recruitment
The candidates should have qualified B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering) from a recognized University/Institute.
Final year students
Final year/semester candidates who will be expecting their results by August 14, 2019 are eligible to apply for the recruitment process. However, these candidates should have a minimum of 65% marks of equivalent CGPA in aggregate in all semesters/years up to pre-final examination.
General and OBC (NCL) candidates should have secured minimum 65% marks of equivalent CGPA in the qualifying degree examination.
SC/ ST/ PwD candidates are required to secure at least the passing marks to be eligible for the recruitment process.
The candidates will have to qualify GATE 2019 to be eligible for the post. The previous GATE scores will not be considered eligible for evaluation.
GATE Paper Codes for PGCIL Recruitment
Corresponding GATE Paper Codes
Steps to Apply for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019
It is important to note that the candidates should have successfully registered for GATE 2019 exam before filling the online application form for the PGCIL recruitment through GATE. The registration number that is mentioned in the GATE 2019 admit card will be required for the application process. Registrations for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019 has commenced.
Step 1 – Registration and Filling of PGCIL Application Form
The link to access the registration portal of Power Grid Recruitment has been given above
The candidates will have to register by filling in their personal and academic details along with the GATE 2019 registration number.
All information provided should match with the details submitted in the GATE 2019 application form.
Certain documents also have to be uploaded by the candidates as per the required specifications.
A unique registration number will be generated after the submission of the application form for PGCIL recruitment through GATE 2019. The registration number will act as the password for further login to the account of the candidate.
The candidates will be able to download their filled application form. An email will also be sent to their registered email ID.
Scanned Documents to be uploaded while Filling Application Form of Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019
Recent colour passport size photograph (Maximum Size – 50 KB, Format – JPG)
Signature – (Maximum Size – 30 KB, Format – JPG)
Caste Certificate (if applicable)
Disability Certificate (if applicable)
Discharge Certificate for Ex-Servicemen (if applicable)
Age Relaxation cum Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
Last Semester/ Year Mark Sheet for Final Year Appearing Candidates (if applicable)
Step 2 – Payment of Application Fees
The candidates will be able to pay the application fees via Online mode (credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ e-wallet). The candidates will have to pay Rs. 500 as the application fees. Departmental candidates/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-SM candidates are exempted from payment of application fees.
Online Mode of Payment (Through Payment Gateway)
The candidates will have to log into their account from where they will be directed to the payment gateway.
Selection of online method of payment can be done by the candidates. They can choose to pay with either credit card, debit card, net banking or available e-Wallet.
The transaction ID will be generated after the payment is confirmed and the candidates have to save all of these details.
In case the transaction status shows failed but the amount has been deducted, then the candidates are requested to wait for 2 hours to check update on payment status.
If there is no change in the payment status, then the candidates will have to email the authorities quoting the Power Grid registration number.
Selection Process for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019
On the basis of GATE 2019 scores, the registered candidates will be shortlisted. The result of GATE 2019 will be announced on March 16, 2019. The further selection process for PGCIL recruitment through GATE 2019 will consist of:
Group Discussions (GD)
Personal Interview (PI) for the assessment of knowledge, skill, attitude and aptitude.
The candidates will be required to carry their original GATE 2019 admit card and GATE 2019 score card while reporting for the interview. An original photo ID also has to be carried to the group discussion and interview.
During the calculation of final scores, the weightage of marks obtained will be:
PGCIL Recruitment Weightage Parameters
GATE 2019 Score (Out of 100 in Corresponding Paper)
All candidates will have to qualify personal interview to be considered for empanelment. The qualifying marks for the personal interview for various categories are listed below:
Qualifying Percentage for Personal Interview
SC/ ST/ OBC
For ET ( Electrical) for disability – OH(OL)/ HH and
For ET (Computer Sc.) for disability- OH(OA/OL/BL)/ HH/ VH only
Details regarding Pay and Probation of Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2019
The selected candidates will have to undergo one year of training and will be paid a pay scale of Rs. 60,000 – Rs. 1,80,000. After successfully completing the one year of training, the candidates will be retained as engineers. CTC and other emoluments may vary based on the place of posting as well as the terms of appointment. The approximate CTC will include Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, Perquisites and Allowance as per the cafeteria approach, Performance Related Pay, Company Leased Accommodation/ Company Quarters or HRA, Reimbursement of monthly conveyance expenditure, mobile facility and more. The CTC will be per annum.
Information about Service Agreement
The selected candidates will have to execute a service agreement bond to successfully complete their one year training period and to serve the organization for a minimum of 3 years. A service bond for Rs. 5,00,000 has to be executed by the General category candidates while the SC/ST candidates will have to execute a bond of Rs. 2,50,000.
Previous Year GATE Cutoff for Power Grid Recruitment
The candidates can check the previous years' GATE cutoff for Power Grid Recruitment to know the probable cutoff for the present session.
GATE 2017 Cutoff for POWERGRID Recruitment (shortlisting for GD and Interview)
GATE 2016 Cutoff for PGCIL Recruitment (Shortlisting for GD and Interview)
GATE 2015 Cutoff for Power Grid Recruitment (Shortlisting for GD and Interview)
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