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PowerGrid Hiring GATE qualified Engineers - 42 openings

PowerGrid Hiring GATE qualified Engineers - 42 openings
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POWERGRID Engineers recruitment: the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India, is looking for Bright, Committed and Energetic engineers in Electrical / Electronics / Civil disciplines to join as Assistant Engineer Trainee.

Selected candidates shall join POWERGRID as Assistant Engineer Trainees. After successful completion of 1 year training period, they shall be absorbed in the company as Engineers at E2 level.

POWERGRID Engineers recruitment: Tentative Schedule

Commencement of Online Submission of Application to POWERGRID and online payment of application fee 31.01.2019
Last Date of receipt of the online application and online payment of application fee 28.02.2019 (23:59 Hrs)
Last date for final submission of online application 08.03.2019

POWERGRID Engineers recruitment Vacancy Details

Post No of Vacancies
AET (Electrical) 30
AET (Electronics) 05
AET(Civil) 07
Total 42

POWERGRID Engineers recruitment Eligibility

Valid Score in the GATE 2018

Candidate should have appeared in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018 as shown in the following table and Qualified in the same. The qualifying marks as declared by GATE 2018 Organizing Body shall be considered.

Post Corresponding GATE 2018 Paper
AET (Electrical) EE
AET (Electronics) EC
AET(Civil) CE

Age limit:

28 years as on 31.12.2017 (Candidates should have been born on or after 01.01.1990)


Course Discipline Percentage of Marks
Electrical Electronics Civil
Full Time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) from recognized University/ Institute Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical) Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication / Electronics & Electrical Communication / Telecommunication Engg Civil Engineering Minimum 65% or Equivalent CGPA


Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs.40,000/- -3%- 140000(IDA) during the one-year training period. They shall be paid a stipend in the form of Basic Pay of Rs. 40,000/- along with IDA, HRA and Perks @12% of basic pay during the training period.

On successful completion of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Engineers in E2 scale - Rs. 50,000/- 3%- 1, 60,000/- (IDA).


The Selection Process consists of marks obtained (out of 100) in the relevant paper of GATE 2018, Group Discussion & Personal Interview.

Eligible candidates should have qualified and secured a valid score in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018.

Candidates shall be short-listed category-wise for Group Discussion & Personal Interview based on their normalized marks out of 100 in GATE 2018.

Weightage of Different Parameters

For calculation of the final score of a candidate qualified in the interview for empanelment, the weightings of marks obtained in GATE, Group Discussion and Interview shall be as indicated below:

GATE 2018 Marks (out of 100) 85%
Group Discussion 3%
Personal Interview 12%
Total 100%

POWERGRID Engineers recruitment Application Fee

Non-Refundable application fees of Rs. 500/-


Eligible candidates have to register themselves online, at POWERGRID website with details of their GATE-2018 registration number and other required information.

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