Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) 2021 Recruitment Notification. OPTCL has released official notification for the job openings of Junior Maintenance Operator Trainee positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 14th October, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-

Junior Maintenance Operator Trainee - 200 Posts

Job Location - Bhubaneshwar

Other Qualification Details :-

OPTCL intends to recruit energetic ITI qualified candidates in Electrician Trade for placement at various units across the State, preferably in KBK and other backward districts of the State.

1. Post Name: Junior Maintenance & Operator Trainee(JMOT)

2. No of Posts:

i. UR: 101 (34-w)

ii. SEBC: 22(07-w)

iii. SC: 32(10-w)

iv. ST: 45(15-w)

v. Total: 200(66-w)

3. Remuneration:

i. 1st Year (Trainee): 11,500

ii., 2nd Year: 12,650

iii. 3rd Year: 13,915

iv. 4th Year: 15,310

v. 5th Year: 16,845

vi. 6th Year: 18,530

4. No other allowances or benefits would be admissible. However TA/DA will be paid for official tours as per Rules of Corporation

5. Essential Qualification: HSC pass from recognized Board or equivalent and ITI Certificate in Electrician Trade from NCVT with minimum 60% marks for General & SEBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

6. ADVT. NO: MPP&R- 05/2021 Dated: 10.09.2021


Candidate must not be under 18 (eighteen ) years of age and must not be above 32 (thirty two) years as on 01.09.2021 i.e. she / he must not have been born later than 1.09.2003, and not earlier than 01.09.1989.

Application Fee:

Unreserved / SEBC Category: Rs. 500/-, SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 250/-

Documents Required:

a. Recent colour passport size photograph and signature in prescribed format (.jpg/.jpeg)

b. Caste certificate, if she/he belongs to SC/ST/SEBC category. 

c. Physically Handicapped (PH) certificate, if applicable. 

d. Sports certificate / Identity card, if applicable.

e. Ex-Serviceman Discharge certificate / I card / NOC, if applicable.

f. Experience certificate issued by the man power service provider / designated officer of the outsourcing agency, if an applicant is engaged through the outsourcing agency in OPTCL.

g. 10th Pass Certificate.

h. 10th Mark sheet.

i. ITI Pass Certificate. 

j. ITI Final Mark Sheet. 

k. Lineman MV Permit OR Undertaking to submit the Workman Permit at the time of Document Verification.

General Instructions and Instruction

i. Only the online applications are invited from the candidates for admissible to the Computer Based Test. No other mode of application is allowed

ii. After declaration of result of the CBT, the candidates who are shortlisted in the CBT, shall be required to furnish Print out/hard copy of online application form along with photo copies of certificate and documents on or before prescribed date which will be intimated on website later on. 

iii. ITI Certificate, Caste Certificate, Odia Pass Certificate, Discharge Certificate of ExServicemen, Identity Card of Sports persons and Identity Card Certificate of Physically Handicapped Persons must have been issued by the competent authority within the last date fixed for submission of online application form.

iv. A candidate found guilty of seeking support for her/his candidature by offering illegal gratification or canvasing in any form or found indulging in any type of malpractice during the course of the selection or otherwise, shall, in addition to rendering herself/himself liable to criminal prosecution, be disqualified not only for the ongoing recruitment, but also shall be debarred permanently from any future recruitment or selection to be conducted by OPTCL. 

v. Applications submitted to OPTCL, if found to be incomplete in any respect, are liable to rejection. No correspondence shall be entertained in this regard. 

vi. Mere applying for the post and fulfilling eligibility criteria in reference to the advertisement does not confer any right for an applicant to claim any appointment in OPTCL. 

vii. Any dispute arising out of the ongoing recruitment shall be subject to jurisdiction of High Court of Orissa. 

viii.Candidates working in State/Central Government/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies of Govt. shall apply online. However, she/he must produce a No Objection Certificate (NOC) at the time of Skill Test.

ix. Final selection of the candidates shall be subject to medical fitness as prescribed by OPTCL.

x. Candidates selected are liable to be posted any Unit of OPTCL. xi. While applying for the above posts, the applicant shall ensure that she/he fulfills the eligibility and other norms mentioned above, as on the specified dates and the particulars furnished are correct in all respects.

a. In case it is detected at any stage of recruitment / selection that a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms and / or that she/he has furnished any incorrect / false information or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will automatically stand cancelled. If any of the above shortcoming(s) is / are detected even after appointment, her/his services are liable to be terminated without any notice.

xii. OPTCL Management reserves the right not to fill any or all the positions so advertised without assigning any reason thereof.

xiii.OPTCL Management reserves the right to cancel the recruitment process, if need so arises, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereof at any stage of recruitment process.

Selection Process :-

i. The selection process involves Computer Based Test (CBT) and Skill Test and Career Marking.

ii. Eligible candidates will be called for Computer Based Test, comprising 200 number of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), out of which Subject Knowledge (80%), Numerical / GK & Reasoning (10%) & English Knowledge (10%). The CBT will be of Three (3) hours duration. 

iii. There shall be no negative marking.

iv. Candidates who qualify in CBT and shortlisted, shall be called for Skill Test in 1:3 ratio in each category. 

v. Since the job involves climbing of Towers / Structures and other Electrical Operation &Maintenance related activities; Skill Test shall be conducted on the above activities. 

vi. The Skill test will only be of qualifying nature.

vii. The candidates, who have qualified in the Skill Test shall be called for document verification for Career Marking.

viii. The merit list of the qualified candidates will be drawn purely on the basis of Performance in the CBT and Career Marking. The CBT and career marking shall carry weightage of 80% and 20% respectively. 

ix. The offer of appointment shall be issued to the selected candidates on the basis of merit. However the final appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their medical fitness as per the prescribed standard.

x. On selection, candidates will be posted at any of the existing/ future offices of OPTCL throughout Odisha preferably in KBK and other backward districts.

Steps to Apply :-

1. Opening Date of on-line submission of Application: 14.09.2021

2., Closing Date of on-line submission of Application: 14.10.2021

i. Before filling up On-line Application, candidates are advised to go through the advertisement carefully and understand the contents of the Advertisement. They should go through the Instructionsto fill up On-line Application and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) available in the OPTCL website: www.optcl.co.in. 

ii. On successful registration of the online application form, a unique Registration Number will sent to their registered e-mail ID. Candidates are required to retain the unique Registration Number for future correspondence. 

iii. Application received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

iv. Uploading of Documents

3. For OPTCL recruitment, they are advised to visit only official website of OPTCL i.e. www.optcl.co.in

4. They should be aware of FAKE websites put-up by unscrupulous elements/ touts.

5. During the registration process if you face any difficulties please contact at the Helpline Number or mail your queries to the email id given below: E-mail id : [email protected]

6. Timing : Working Days - 10 AM to 5 PM Closed on 2nd and 4th Saturday, Sundays and Holidays The candidates are advised to visit OPTCL website www.optcl.co.in time to time for any update .

Official Notification