POWERGRID, the Central Transmission Utility (CTU) of India, one of the largest Transmission Utilities in the World and a Navratna Enterprise of 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. POWERGRID operates around 1,41,920 circuit kms of transmission lines along with 224 Sub-stations (as on 31.08.2017) and wheels about 50% of total power generated in the country through its ransmission network. POWERGRID also owns and operates approximately 43,450 kms of Telecom Network, with points of presence in approx. 662 locations and intra-city network in 105 cities across India.
Recruitment of Engineering Graduates through GATE 2020
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.
Recruitment of Executive Trainee – 25th Batch
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.
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.