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POWERGRID Recruitment 2023 Junior Technician Trainee Electrician : PGCIL Power Grid Corporation

Organisation : POWERGRID Power Grid Corporation of India Limited PGCIL
Recruitment Name : Junior Technician Trainee (Electrician) Recruitment 2023
Number of Vacancies : 203
Qualification : ITI (Electrical) pass
Application Last Date : 12.12.2023
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POWERGRID Junior Technician Trainee Recruitment

POWERGRID, a ‘Maharatna’ 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. To take the growth curve to further heights, POWERGRID is looking for Bright, Committed and Energetic ITI (Electrical) pass in Electrician Trade to join its fold as JUNIOR TECHNICIAN TRAINEE (ELECTRICIAN) for various Regions/ Offices.

Related / Similar Recruitment : Heavy Vehicles Factory Avadi Recruitment 2023 Graduate, Technician Diploma Apprentice

Vacancies of Junior Technician Trainee

UR – 89
EWS – 18
OBC [NCL] – 47
SC – 39
ST – 10
PwBD – 08
Ex-SM – 19
DEx-SM – 05
Total – 203

Essential Qualification of Junior Technician Trainee

ITI (Electrical) pass in Electrician Trade from a recognized technical board/ Institute. Higher technical qualification like Diploma/B.E./B.Tech etc. with or without ITI, is not allowed either at the time of application or at the time of joining. (* refer point no. 8 of General Information Section)

Age Limit of Junior Technician Trainee

Upper age limit : 27 years as on 12.12.2023
Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:
a) For OBC(NCL) 3 years (for the posts reserved for respective category)
b) For SC/ ST 5 years (for the posts reserved for respective category)
c) For PwBD 10 years over & above category relaxation
d) Ex-SM/ DEx-SM As per Govt. of India directives. Ex-Servicemen with a minimum of six month’s continuous service are allowed relaxation to the extent of the period spent in service plus three years subject to the condition that the resultant age after deducting his period of service from his actual age does not exceed the prescribed age limit by more than three years.
e) Victims of riots As per Govt. of India directives

Application Fees of Junior Technician Trainee

Payment of Application fee (Non-refundable Rs. 200/-, wherever applicable). SC/ST/PwBD/Ex-SM/DEx-SM candidates are exempted from payment of application fee. For detailed instructions regarding payment of the application fee, Click here: ( Candidates are advised to go through the instructions carefully and ensure payment of fees on time.

Selection Process of Junior Technician Trainee

The selection process shall consist of Written Test through Computer Based Test of eligible candidates, Document Verification, Trade Test & Pre-Employment Medical Examination.

Written Test / Computer Based Test :
Admission to the Written Test through Computer Based Test will be on production of Admit Card. The admit card indicating Roll Number, Name of the allocated Test Centre and guidelines for the test will be made available on our website to the candidates found provisionally eligible based on the online data only.

The candidate has to download his / her Admit card, Test Guidelines etc. for appearing in the test from the website only. Please note that the admit card will not be sent by post.

Test : Duration 2 hrs.
Questions :
** Objective Type. Each question shall have four answer options.
** Part-I [Technical Knowledge (TKT)] – 120 Questions and Part-II [Aptitude Test (AT)] – 50 Questions
** All questions carry equal marks (1 mark)
** Wrong and multiple answers would result in negative marks of ¼.

Document Verification & Trade Test :
The Trade Test will be Qualifying in nature and Qualifying marks in test shall be 40% for Unreserved/ EWS and 30% for reserved category candidates if posts reserved for the respective category in respective Region. Trade Test shall not carry any weightage in final merit.

How To Apply for Junior Technician Trainee?

** It is mandatory that candidates go through the full text of the advertisement and agree to all the conditions given, while applying for the post.
** Computer Based Test of notified post shall be conducted on “Single Day, Single Session” for all Regions. Hence, interested and eligible candidates are advised to apply for “Any One Region” only.

** Once opted for a Region by the candidate in the online application form, the option to change the Region shall not be allowed under any circumstances. The candidate shall not be considered for the post of any other Region i.e. the candidature of the applicant shall be considered only for the Region for which the application is submitted.

1. Interested and eligible candidates should apply only through On-line Registration System of POWERGRID. To apply log on to → Careers Section → Job Opportunities → Openings → Regional Openings and then “Recruitment of Junior Technician Trainee (Electrician)”. No other means / mode of application shall be accepted. POWERGRID will not be responsible for bouncing back of any email sent to the candidate.

2. Before registering and submitting their applications on the website, the candidate should possess a valid E-mail ID, Alternate E-mail ID and Mobile number. This is Mandatory. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he / she should create his / her new email ID before applying online.

These would be required for accessing information through candidate login during the later stages of the recruitment process. Candidates are advised to keep the e-mail ID and Mobile number entered in the online application form compulsorily active for at least one year.

3. Candidates should submit only one application for a post. Application once submitted may be edited/ updated till last date of submission of online application. It cannot be altered after that. Accordingly, no requests for change in applicant data after last date of submission of online application shall be entertained. A valid e-mail ID is essential for submission of the online application. POWERGRID will not be responsible for bouncing of any e-mail sent to the candidates.

Candidates are advised to make a note of their e-mail ID as entered in the application form and Registration Number generated at the top right-hand corner of the ‘Resume’. These would be required for accessing information through candidate login during the later stages of the recruitment process.

4. Candidates are advised to take a print out of the submitted online application, same is required at the time of Document Verification and note down the user ID and password generated at the time of online registration.
5. Candidates are not required to forward the hard copies of applications to POWERGRID.
6. Candidate will have to bring these documents along with original for verification at the time of document verification / medical / joining, if called for.

Important Dates of Junior Technician Trainee

1. Opening date of online submission of application and online payment of application fee 22.11.2023 (1700 hrs.)
2. Closing date for online submission of applications and online payment of application fees 12.12.2023 (2359 hrs.)
3. Cut-Off date for determining eligibility 12.12.2023
4. Date of Written Test Tentatively in the month of January-2024. Exact date will be notified separately on website

Detailed Recruitment Notification Download here :

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