Power Grid Corporation of India (POWER GRID) 2021 Recruitment Notification. POWER GRID has released official notification for the job openings of Diploma Trainee positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 29th June, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Diploma Trainee - 35 Posts

Job Location - Across India

Other Qualification Details :-

Recruitment for the post of Diploma Trainee (Electrical) for Southern Region Transmission System-II and Raigarh-Pugalur HVDC Project

i. POWERGRID requires bright, committed and energetic professionals to be inducted in the posts as detailed below for Southern Region Transmission System-II, having transmission network in the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu & UT of Puducherry and Raigarh-Pugalur HVDC Project

1. Post Name: Diploma Trainee (Electrical)

2. No of Post: 35

3. Qualification: Full Time Regular 3 Years Diploma from recognized Technical Board/ Institute with minimum 70% marks for General / OBC(NCL) / EWS candidates and pass marks for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-SM. Higher technical qualification like B.Tech/B.E/ M.Tech/M.E etc with or without Diploma is not allowed.

4. Discipline: Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical)

5. Stipend during training period of One year: 27500/- p.m

6. Basic Pay on regularization: 25000/- in the pay scale of 25000-3%-117500/-

7. Advt.No.SR-II/2021/01


Maximum Age (As on 29.06.2021) with relevant relaxation: 27 years for UR/EWS 30 years for OBC(NCL) 32 years for SC/ST

Application Fee:

Candidates belonging other than SC/ST/PwD/Ex-SM categories are required to pay a non-refundable Registration fee of 300/- + Transaction Charges.

Important Dates:

1. Online Registration Start Date: 09.06.2021 (10.00 Hrs)

2. Online Registration Closing Date: 29.06.2021 (23.59 Hrs)

3. Availability of Admit Cards on website Will be notified subsequently

4. Date of Written Test: 22.08.2021 (Tentative)

5. All the important updates regarding this recruitment shall be hosted in the POWERGRID website in the Careers section and accordingly all the applicants are advised to visit the site regularly.

6. In order to avoid last minute rush, the candidates are advised to apply early enough. POWERGRID will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem in submission of online Application

General Conditions:

1. Only Indian Nationals who have attained the age of 18 years and above are eligible to apply.

2. Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he / she fulfills the eligibility criteria and other norms mentioned in this advertisement.

3. Categories of PwD eligible for the posts shall be as per the categories of PwD identified suitable for the posts as per Govt. Notification.

4. For the Unreserved (UR) vacancy, SC/ST/OBC(NCL)//EWS/ExSM/PwD candidates can apply subject to meeting all general standards of eligibility.

5. Candidates claiming reservation under OBC (NCL) should belong to OBC- Non creamy layer as on last date of submission of application. 6. All computation of upper age limits and post qualification experience (wherever applicable) etc. shall be done as on the last date of receipt of application. Date of issuance of final mark sheet shall be taken as the date of acquiring qualification.

7. All eligibility qualification should be recognized and from a recognized Institute/ Technical Board.

8. Wherever CGPA/OGPA/DGPA or Letter Grade in a degree/ diploma is awarded, its equivalent percentage of marks must be indicated in the online application as per norms adopted by University/ Institute. Proof of norms adopted by the University/Institute to convert CGPA/OGPA/DGPA into percentage is to be submitted at the time of certificate verification/computer skill test, if called for.

9. Percentage of Marks obtained by the candidate in Diploma shall be calculated based on the practice followed by the University/ Board/ Institution from where the candidate has obtained the diploma. In case the University/ Institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks the equivalence would be established by dividing the candidates CGPA by maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the result with 100.

10. Requisite qualification should be recognized by AICTE, failing which the candidature shall be summarily rejected.

11. Mere submission of application does not guarantee the adequacy of candidature for being considered for further selection process.

12. The Management reserves the right to raise the minimum eligibility standards/criteria, if so required.

13. Management reserves the right to cancel / restrict /enlarge / modify / alter the recruitment (or) selection process, if need so arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereafter.

14. The vacancies notified may vary and operation of panel will depend on requirement.

15. Candidature is liable to be rejected at any stage of recruitment/selection process without notice or if joined services are liable to be terminated, if any information provided by the candidate is not found in conformity with the criteria mentioned or if POWERGRID comes across any evidence/ knowledge that the qualification

16. Computation of age shall be done as on the Last date of online Application Submission. Date of issuance of final mark sheet shall be taken as the date of acquiring qualification.

17. Candidates selected in POWERGRID are liable to be posted anywhere in India and abroad as per requirement and Management discretion.

18. Applications that are not in conformity with the requirements indicated in the advertisement & incomplete applications will be rejected.

19. Application fee once paid shall not be refunded in any case.

20. Any canvassing directly or indirectly by the applicant will disqualify his/her candidature.

21. The candidates found eligible based on the information submitted by them can download their admit card indicating roll number, name of the test venue and guidelines for the test from our website (www.powergrid.in Careers Section Job Opportunities Openings Regional Openings Southern Region-II, Bangalore Recruitment Concerned advertisement & candidate login link).

22. Complaints attributable to the incompatibility of the Client Systems, ignorance of users, non-availability of internet connectivity or any other aspects beyond the direct control of POWERGRID employees or systems will not be entertained in the Complaint Management System of POWERGRID. No correspondence made in Complaint Management System of POWERGRID in this recruitment, will be entertained by POWERGRID.

23. Management reserves the right to raise or lower the qualifying standards in any stage of the selection process depending on availability of sufficient number of candidates.

24.In case a candidate submits more than 01 application for the same post, the application with the latest registration no. shall only be considered.

25. Candidates are required to fill in their bank details such as bank A/C No, Bank’s name, Branch Name, IFSC code etc. in the online application form in order to enable us to process TA payment online if applicable.

26. Legal jurisdiction will be Bangalore in case of any legal case /dispute.

27. All information regarding this recruitment process would be made available in the career section of POWERGRID website only. Applicants are advised to check the web site periodically for important updates. Candidates can send their Query related to Recruitment to email ID: [email protected] clearly mentioning the Post applied for, in the subject line.

Selection Process :-

1. Selection procedure: Only Written Test/Computer Based Test shall be conducted.

2. Type of Written Test: Written Test shall be of Objective Type of 2(two) hours duration consisting of two parts – 

a) Part-I consists of Technical Knowledge Test with 120 questions having specific questions of respective discipline.

b) Part-II consists of Aptitude Test with 50 questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, ability to determine data sufficiency, interpretation of graphs/charts/tables, numerical ability etc. 

3. All questions carry equal marks (1 mark). Wrong and multiple answers would result in negative marks of ¼ 

4. The qualifying criteria in Written Test

5. Candidates shall have the option for appearing in the Written Test in Hindi or English.

6. The Offer of Appointment shall be issued to the suitable candidates in the order of merit and based on the requirement. Appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the PreEmployment Medical Examination to be conducted as per POWERGRID Norms and Standards of Medical Fitness

Steps to Apply :-

1. Interested eligible candidates should apply only through On-line Registration System of POWERGRID. To apply logon to www.powergrid.in Careers Section Job Opportunities Openings Regional Openings Southern Region-II, Bangalore Recruitment with valid e-mail ID. No other means/ mode of application except online application shall be accepted.

2. Before registering and submitting their applications on the website, candidate should possess/keep the following documents ready:- a. Valid Self E-mail ID, Alternate E-mail ID and Mobile No. b. Scanned copy of recent passport size color photograph (Max 50kb) & signature (Max 30kb) in .JPG format, certificates in support of Date of Birth, SSLC, HSC, Essential Qualification, % of marks obtained, Experience, Caste certificate, PwD certificate (as applicable)

3. Candidates have to upload the following documents while submitting online application in the space earmarked in the on-line application: - 

a) Scanned copy of recent passport size color photograph max. (50kb) in .JPG format

b) Scanned copy of signature max (30kb) in .JPG format

c) Date of Birth Proof: Matric/ Birth Certificate (wherein DOB is mentioned) (max 1MB) in .pdf format

d) Qualification Certificate (Diploma) along with Mark Sheets of all years/semesters (max. 1MB) along with Proof of norms adopted by the University/ Institute to convert CGPA/OGPA/DGPA into percentage (if applicable) (all Qualification Certificate & Mark Sheets are required to be scanned in .pdf format)

e) Candidates working in Govt./ PSU are required to apply through proper channel and need to upload “No Objection Certificate” from the present employer in .pdf format.

f) Caste Certificate in the prescribed GOI format issued by Competent Authority (if applicable) (max. 1MB) in .pdf format

g) Disability Certificate in the prescribed GOI format issued by Competent Authority (if applicable) (max. 1MB) in .pdf format

h) Ex-Serviceman Discharge Certificate, Undertaking and Proforma of Certificate for Employed Officials in case of Ex-Servicemen in the prescribed format (if applicable ) (max. 1MB) in .pdf format

i) Domicile cum Age relaxation certificates for Candidates from J&K State/ Riots Victim in the prescribed GOI format issued by Competent Authority (if applicable) (max. 1MB) in .pdf format

j) Employment Exchange Registration Certificate/ Receipt (if applicable) (1MB) in .pdf format.

4. Applicants are advised to take a print out of the submitted online application and note down the user ID and password generated at the time of online registration. On further announcement of dates for the written test, the eligible candidates shall download Admit cards from the POWERGRID website for appearing in the screening test. In case the candidate qualifies the written test and is called for further verification process then at that time the candidate is required to produce the above uploaded documents in original.

5. Information regarding this recruitment process shall be made available in the career section of POWERGRID website. Applicants are advised to check the website periodically for updates.

6. The admit card indicating Roll Number, Name of the allocated Test Center and guidelines for the test will be made available on our website to the candidates found apparently 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

7. Email ID and Mobile number to be entered in online application form is mandatory. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying online. Candidates are advised to keep the e-mail ID and mobile number entered in the online application form active for at least one year. No change in the email ID or mobile number will be allowed once entered. All future correspondence shall be made via Email and/or SMS only.

8. Applicants should keep sufficient copies of same photographs in reserve for future use, which they are using in the Online Registration.

9. It is mandatory that eligible candidates go through the full text of the advertisement and agree to all the conditions given, while applying for the post.

10. Information regarding this recruitment process shall be made available in the career section of POWERGRID website http://www.powergrid.in and no separate communication shall be made. Candidates must remain in constant touch with website http://www.powergrid.in for information regarding dates of written test, downloading of admit card, result of written test, schedule of certificate verification/computer skill test, medical standards etc.

11. Online Registration Closing Date: 29.06.2021 (23.59 Hrs)

Official Notification