PowerGrid Recruitment 2020 | Salary ₹60,000 | Final Year Eligible | Latest Govt. Jobs 2020 | PGCIL


PGCIL Powergrid GATE Recruitment: Powergrid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has released the notification for recruitment fresh Engineering Graduates as Executive Trainee (Electrical). The selection will be done on the basis of GATE Score 2020. Eligible and interested can apply for GATE Exam 2020 . However, PGCIL Application window shall be open from 15 January to 15 February 2020.

Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2020

Name of PSUPower Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)
Available PostsExecutive Trainees
Disciplines RequiredElectrical Engineering

Important Dates of PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2020

S.NoEventsImportant Dates
1Availability of Application FormJanuary 15, 2020
3Final Date to Submit Application Form and Pay FeesFebruary 15, 2020
5Group Discussions and InterviewsApril 2020

Eligibility Criteria for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2020

Power Grid has stipulated the eligibility parameters for applicants who are interested in applying for the PGCIL Recruitment through GATE 2020. The details have been listed below for the benefit of all applicants.

PGCIL Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

1NationalityThe candidates should be of Indian nationality.
2Age Limit as on December 31, 2020The age limit for General category candidates is 28 years as on December 31, 2019.For OBC candidates, the age limit is 31 years.The age limit for SC/ST Candidates is 33 years.PwD candidates -38 years old.
3Eligible Streams for RecruitmentElectrical – Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical).
4Academic RequirementsThe candidates should have qualified B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engineering) with minimum 70% score or CGPA from a recognized University/Institute.
5Final year studentsFinal year/semester candidates who will be expecting their results by August, 2020 are eligible to apply for the recruitment process. However, these candidates should have a minimum of 70% marks of equivalent CGPA in aggregate in all semesters/years up to pre-final examination.
6Qualifying MarksGeneral and OBC (NCL) candidates should have secured minimum 70% 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.
7GATEThe candidates will have to qualify GATE 2020 to be eligible for the post. The previous GATE scores will not be considered eligible for evaluation.

GATE Paper Codes for PGCIL Recruitment 2020

S.NoPostCorresponding GATE Paper Codes
1ET (Electrical)EE

Steps to Apply for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2020

It is important to note that the candidates should have successfully registered for GATE 2020 exam before filling the online application form for the PGCIL recruitment through GATE. The registration number that is mentioned in the GATE 2020 admit card will be required for the application process. Registrations for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2020 will begin in January last week.

Step 1 – Registration and Filling of PGCIL Application Form

  • The candidates have to register by filling in their personal and academic details along with the GATE 20120 registration number.
  • All information provided should match with the details submitted in the GATE 20120 application form.
  • Certain documents also need 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 2020.
  • 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 2020

  • 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 have to pay the application fees via Online mode (credit card/ debit card/ net banking/ e-wallet). The candidates have to pay Rs. 500 as the application fees. Departmental candidates/ SC/ ST/ PwD/ Ex-SM candidates were exempted from payment of application fees.

Online Mode of Payment (Through Payment Gateway)

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  • The candidates 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 confirmation and candidates have to save all of these details.
  • In case the transaction status shows failed but the amount gets deducted, then the candidates are requested to wait for 2 hours to check update on payment status.
  • If there will be no change in the payment status, then the candidates have to email the authorities quoting the Power Grid registration number.

Selection Process for Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2020

On the basis of GATE 2020 scores, the registered candidates will be shortlisted. List of shorlisted candidates will be published in PGCIL website along with the schedule of further rounds. The result of GATE 2020 will be announced on March 16, 2020. The further selection process for PGCIL recruitment through GATE 2020 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 2020 admit card and GATE 2020 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:

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PGCIL Recruitment Weightage Parameters

1GATE 2020 Score (Out of 100 in Corresponding Paper)85%
2Group Discussion3%
3Personal Interview12%


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

S.NoCategoryQualifying Percentage
2SC/ ST/ OBC30%
3PwD30%For ET ( Electrical) for disability – OH(OL)/ HH andFor ET (Computer Sc.) for disability- OH(OA/OL/BL)/ HH/ VH only

Details regarding Pay and Probation of Power Grid Recruitment through GATE 2020

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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)

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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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