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Power Grid Recruiting ‘Executive Trainees’ through GATE 2015

About: POWERGRID, the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India and a Navratna Public Sector Enterprise under  the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India is engaged in power transmission business with the mandate for planning, co-ordination, supervision and control over complete inter-State transmission system and operation of National & Regional Power Grids. POWERGRID operates around 1,08,307 circuit kms of transmission lines along with 186 Sub-stations (as on 30.06.2014) and wheels about 50% of total power generated in the country through its transmission network. POWERGRID, with its strong in-house expertise in various facets of Transmission, Sub-Transmission, Distribution and Telecom sectors also offers consultancy services at National and International level. POWERGRID has been making profit since  inception, having Gross turnover of 15,230 Crore and Net Profit of 4497 Crore (FY: 2013 – 14).

Job post:Executive Trainees (Electrical)

 Eligibility: Full Time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc  (Engg) from recognized  University/Institute in Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/Electrical and Electronics/ Power  Systems Engineering with Minimum 65% or  Equivalent CGPA.

Upper age limit: 28 years as on 31.12.2014

Selection Procedure: GATE 2015 (EE) score + GD + interview

Weightage to Different Parameters: For calculation of final score of a candidate for emplacement, the weightages assigned to the marks  obtained in GATE 2015, Group Discussion and Interview shall be as indicated below:

Subject Percentage 
Marks (out of 100) in the EE paper of GATE 2015 85%
Group Discussion 3%
Personal Interview 12%

Compensation package:

  • During Training Rs. 7.78 lakhs
  • After Training Rs. 13.95 lakhs

 Important dates:

Gate 2015 Commencement of Online submission of GATE Application 1st Sept 2014 (00:00 hrs)
Last date of Online submission of GATE Application 1st October 2014(23:59 hrs)
POWERGRID Commencement of Online Submission of Application to POWERGRID 15th January 2015
Last date for Online submission of Application to POWERGRID 27 th February 2015
Group Discussion and Personal Interview months of May – June 2015


For more information about Gate 2015: click here

To apply for Power grid: click here

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