• Powergrid Recruitment of B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg) / AMIE graduate freshers as EXECUTIVE TRAINEE

    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 1,01,379 circuit kms of transmission lines along with 169 Sub-stations (as on 30.6.2013) 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 13,329 Crore and Net Profit of 4235 Crore (FY:2012-13).

    GATE-WAY to a Power–Packed Career

    To take the growth curve to further heights, POWERGRID is looking for Bright, Committed and Energetic engineers to join its fold as EXECUTIVE TRAINEE in Electrical discipline.


    • Vacancies exist in Unreserved and reserved, i.e. OBC (NCL), SC and ST categories.
    • Reservation for Persons with Disability (PwD)*
    • Reservation for PwD exists as per Govt. of India Directives including backlog vacancies. The post is identified suitable for OH (OL) - Orthopedic Handicapped (One Leg), HH (PD) - Hearing
      Handicapped (Partially Deaf) candidates.
    UPPER AGE LIMIT : 28 years as on 31.12.2013


    • Full Time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg) from recognized University/Institute or AMIE in Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering with Minimum 65% or Equivalent CGPA * cleared by 31.03.2014.
    • Final Year / Semester students who expect their results by 14.08.2014 are also eligible, provided they have obtained minimum 65% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate of all semesters/years up to pre-final examination.


    • The selection process will include the marks obtained (Out of 100) by the eligible candidates in the EE paper of GATE 2014, followed by group discussion and personal interview of the candidates who qualify in the GATE paper and have been shortlisted category wise for the GD and interview.
    • Candidates shall have the option for appearing the GD/ interview in Hindi or English.
    • Eligible candidates will have to appear for the Electrical Engineering (EE) paper of GATE - 2014.
    • Candidates obtaining a valid score (Marks out of 100) shall only be eligible for the next stage of selection. The score is valid only if the candidate obtains more than or equal to the qualifying marks as fixed for the EE paper of GATE 2014.
    Qualifying Marks in GATE-2014 :
    • The qualifying marks for GATE Examination shall be as per the criteria adopted by the GATE-2014 examination conducting authority for different categories.
    • Short listing of Eligible candidates for GD & Interview
    • Qualified candidates shall be short-listed category-wise for Group Discussion & Personal Interview based on their marks (Out of 100) in the EE paper of GATE – 2014.
    • Candidates shortlisted for the Group Discussion and Interview shall be required to submit the documents as may be mentioned in their individual communication to be sent through e-mail/ Candidate login.
    Qualifying Marks in GD & Interview :
    GD will not have any qualifying marks. Interview will have qualifying marks for different categories
    as mentioned below. 


    Selected candidates will undergo training for a period of one year at POWERGRID sites and training
    institutes. On successful completion of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Engineer. 
    Indicative Job description of Engineer (Electrical) :
    • Planning, Design, engineering, quality assurance, inspection, erection, testing &
    • commissioning of 132 kV / 220 kV / 400 kV / 765 kV / 1200 kV /HVDC Sub-station,
    • Transmission Line, Power system protective relays, substation automation system, Power
    • Line Carrier Communication, SCADA system, Control & Instrumentation System,
    • implementation of Smart Grid, Research & Development etc.
    • Construction, operation, maintenance, erection, testing and commissioning, cost estimation,
    • project cost control activities of EHVAC/HVDC, HVDC B/B Transmission System.
    • Assignments related to Commercial, Engineering, Contracts & Materials, Load dispatch &
    • Communication of Transmission System, System Operation, Telecom, etc.
    • Co-ordination with internal and external stakeholders, etc.
    • Any other related work assigned to individual from time to time.


    Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs. 24900-50500 during the one-year training period. The Corporation offers a very attractive pay package which is one of the best in the Industry. The approximate CTC* per annum are as follows:
    • During Training : Rs. 7.65 lakhs per annum  
    • After Training : Rs. 13.4 lakhs per annum
    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, etc.
    The Corporation also offers excellent facilities like Short and Long term Loans & Advances including House Building Advance, Medical facilities for self and dependents, Group Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance, PF, Gratuity, Pension & Leave encashment etc. in accordance with the policies of the Corporation from time to time. 


    1. Candidates have to register themselves and appear for GATE -2014 in Electrical Discipline (Code EE).
    2. Online Registration for GATE-2014 shall commence on 2nd September 2013.
    3. Last date for Online Registration for GATE-2014 is 3rd October 2013 (23:59 hrs.).
    4. For details on GATE -2014, please visit http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/gate2014.
    5. A separate notification with details regarding number of vacancies, important instructions regarding submission of POWERGRID online application, date of interview etc. shall be hosted on our website, from 7th January 2014.
    6. From 7th January 2014 onwards, Candidates have to register themselves online at POWERGRID website with details of their GATE -2014 Application No., GATE-2014 Registration Number and other required information, which will be made available at CAREER section of www.powergridindia.com.
    7. Candidates will be required to retain their GATE-2014 Admit card and Original GATE-2014 Score card for verification at the time of GD/ Interview / Joining in POWERGRID.
    8. Group Discussion and Personal Interview are likely to be conducted in the month of April/May 2014.


    • Commencement of Online submission of GATE Application : 02 Sept 2013
    • Last date for Online submission of GATE Application : 03 Oct 2013
    • Last date for receipt of hard copy GATE Application at respective GATE Offices :10 Oct 2013
    •  Commencement of Online Submission of Application to POWERGRID : first week of January 2014
    •  Last date for Online submission of Application to POWERGRID : Second week of February
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