Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has published the notification for recruitment through GATE 2020. One of the sought after PSUs that are accepting scores of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, Power Grid will fill vacancies in the post of Executive Trainee (Electrical) with fresh engineering graduates.
PGCIL recruitment through GATE 2020 is open for candidates who get a valid score in GATE paper EE, that is Electrical Engineering subject. The corporation will accept applications only from job seekers with fill time BE or B.Tech or B.Sc Engg degree in any of these disciplines – electrical, electrical (power), electrical and electronics, power systems engineering, power engineering (electrical) – with 70% or more.
The online application form for Power Grid recruitment through GATE 2020 will be opened on January 15, 2020. And the last date to apply will be February 15, 2020. Vacancies for the post will be revealed on the day, or before, the application form is released. The registrations for recruitment shall be made available at powergridindia.com.
The PGCIL will accept queries against the notification via emails sent to [email protected], with “ET 25 – _____” in the subject line. For example for a technical query the subject may be ET 25 – Technical Issue – subject matter“. For others, mail as “ET 25 – subject matter”. Replace subject matter text with the subject.
Applicants are required to be 18 years or older. The upper cap on age limit is 28 years as on 31.12.2019. Wherein the upper age limit is relaxed by 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST, 10 years for PWD.
There are three components to selection. They are marks obtained in GATE 2020 out of 100, group discussion, and personal interview. First of all, Power Grid will shortlist candidates on the basis of their GATE scores. Then shortlisted candidates will appear for GD and PI.
PGCIL requires candidates to qualify in the interview in order to be empaneled. The qualifying percentage in interview are 40% for unreserved, 30% for OBC, EWS, SC, ST, PWD.
The weightage of each of the factors in selection happens to be 85% for GATE 2020 marks in EE paper, 3% for group discussion, and 12% for interview.
It may be noted that after being shortlisted for GD PI on basis of GATE scores, PGCIL will put the candidates through a psychometric test. Results of the same will be used as an input during the interview.
With regards to salary, the Power Grid recruitment through GATE notification says “The Corporation offers a very attractive pay package and is one of the best in the Industry. Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs. 60,000 – 1,80,000 during the one-year training period. On successful completion of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Engineer in the same scale”.
Conversion of CGPA to percentage
The conversion of CGPA to percentage should be as per the norms of the college or university where the candidate has studied. If no such rule exists, then the CGPA is calculated by dividing the CGPA by maximum CGPA and multiplying with 100.
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is a Navratna public sector enterprise (PSU). It is the central transmission utility of India, the nation’s largest electric power transmission utility. The corporation has been listed since 2007.
GATE 2020 will be held on February 1, 2, 8 and 9, 2020. With the registrations closed, IIT Delhi, the organizing body of GATE exam this year is accepting requests for change in exam city until November 15, 2019. Thereafter admit card will be released on January 3, 2020. The result of GATE exam will be announced by March 16, 2020.
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