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PGCIL Recruitment 2017

PGCIL which stands for Power Grid Corporation of India Limited has recently issued notification for Diploma Trainees, Jr. Officer Trainees & Assistants (Finance) for 2017. It is a fantastic opportunity for all those students who were looking for government jobs. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the job concerned. They are required to fill the PGCIL Recruitment 2017 form before the last date, i.e., 19th August 2017. There is a total of 38 Vacancies for PGCIL Recruitment. Candidates are advised to Read the PGCIL Recruitment 2017 Notification carefully to know in detail about PGCIL Eligibility Criteria, Vacancies, Important Examination Dates, Application Fees etc.

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PGCIL Recruitment 2017 notification

About Power Grid Corporation of India:

Power Grid Corporation Of India is one of the largest company that transmits utilities in India and World. It is a Navratna Enterprise of Government of India is engaged in power-transmitting business with the mandate for Planning, Coordinating, Supervision and Controlling over complete inter-State transmission system and operation of National & Regional power grids. Power Grid operates around 1,38,857 circuit km’s of transmission lines along with 219 Sub-stations (as per 31.03.2017) and wheels about 50% of total power is generated in the country through its transmission network. 

PGCIL Recruitment 2017 – Important Exam Dates

Before applying for any post, candidates should keep in mind all the important dates.

   Events  Important Dates
Starting Date of Online Registration 20.07.2017 (10:00 am)
Closing Date of Online Registration 09.08.2017(11:59 am)
Last Date to Pay Fee by Challan 11.08.2017(5:00 pm)
Last Date of Online Payment 11.08.2017(11:45 pm)
Availability of Admit Cards Notified in August/
September 2017
Written Test Notified later


PGCIL Recruitment 2017 Vacancies:

Power grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is one of the renowned public sector company in India. All the vacancies and category wise distribution /reservation of jobs for Power Grid Recruitment 2017 are given below in a Table. Candidates are supposed to look into the table to find the seat availability for their category.

Category & Discipline Wise Break up of Vacancies for ERTS-II, ERLDC, POSOCO POWERGRID

Post’s Name Total No. of
Reservation for categories
Diploma Trainee  (Electrical) 30 15 7 7 1 01
Diploma Trainee  (Electrical) 04 04 01
Diploma Trainee- (IT) 01 01
Diploma Trainee  (Electronics) 01 01
Jr. Officer Trainee -(HR) 01 01
Assistant- (Finance) 01 01
Total 38 vacancies


PGCIL Recruitment 2017 eligibility

PGCIL Recruitment 2017- Eligibility Criteria

The age limit of the candidate is as per 9th August 2017 is given below:

Name of the Post Upper
Age Limit
Diploma Trainee (Electrical) 27 Years
Diploma Trainee (IT)
Diploma Trainee (Electronics)
Jr. Officer Trainee (HR)
Assistant (Finance) 28 Years

Age Relaxation for PGCIL Recruitment 2017

Age relaxation is available also provided for different categories in the table given below:-

Category Age
 SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
 PWD 10 Years

Required Educational Qualification for PGCIL Recruitment 2017

S. No. Post Name Essential Qualification
1. Diploma Trainee (Electrical) For ERTS-II, POWERGRID
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering with the minimum 70% marks in aggregate of all semesters /years from recognised TechnicalBoard / Institute, for General / OBC (NCL) / PWD (OH-OL)and
  • pass marks for SC / ST / PWD (HH)
2. Diploma Trainee (Electrical) For ERLDC, POSOCO
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering with minimum 70% marks in aggregate of all semesters/years from recognised Technical Board / Institute,  for General / OBC (NCL) /SC/ST/ PWD (OH-OL) and
  • pass marks for PWD (HH)
3. Diploma Trainee (IT) For ERLDC, POSOCO
  • Diploma in Computer Science / Computer Engg. / Information Technology with minimum 70% marks in aggregate of all semesters/years from recognised Technical Board /Institute.
4. Diploma Trainee (Electronics) For ERLDC, POSOCO
  • Diploma in Electronics and Communication Engineering with minimum 70% marks in the aggregate of all semesters/years from recognised Technical Board/ Institute.
5. Jr. Officer Trainee (HR) For ERLDC, POSOCO
  • Two years (Full-time course) PG Diploma in Personnel Management course (or) MHRM (or) MSW (with Personnel Management as a main subject) or
  • MBA (02 years full time along with specialisation in HR) or equivalent from recognised Institute with a minimum 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters /years.
6. Assistant (Finance) For ERLDC, POSOCO
  • B. Com with first (1st) division from recognized Institute/ University.
  • Desirable: Additional Qualification of M. Com will be desirable.
  • Experience: Candidate must have One year Post Qualification experience in Finance & Accounts function of an organization of repute & he/she should have experience in processing Payment & maintenance of Accounts of the organization.
  • Also with that, they should have worked on computers and be familiar with the various software used in Finance and Accounting function.

 Salary & Other Perquisites- PGICL Recruitment 2017

All the candidates who will get through the above steps will get an excellent salary.

  • Diploma Trainee & Jr. Officer Trainee –A stipend of  Rs. 16,500/-
    Pay Scale: Rs. 16000 – 35500/- (IDA)
  • Assistant (Finance) –
    Pay Scale Rs. 12500 – 27500 (IDA)

Selection Procedure & Examination Pattern – PGCIL Recruitment 2017

There is a various step which candidates will have to go through to get PGCIL Jobs. Can candidates check a different kind of examination? Test which will be taken from all the interested candidates appearing for PGCIL recruitment 2017.
  • Diploma Trainee (Electrical):- Written Test
  • Diploma Trainee (IT):-Written Test
  • Diploma Trainee (Electronics):-Written Test
  • Jr. Officer Trainee (HR):- Written Test & Computer Skills Test
  • Assistant (Finance) :- Written Test & Computer Skills Test

Exam Pattern – for PGICL Recruitment 2017

Parts Section No. of Qs Time Duration
Part 1 Professional Knowledge 120 120 Minutes
Part 2 Supervisory Aptitude Test
(for Diploma Trainees and
Jr. Officer Trainee HR)
General Aptitude Test
(for Assistant-Finance)


Syllabus for Aptitude Test – 50 questions will be there in Vocabulary, verbal comprehension and Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning ability, Ability to determine data sufficiency, Interpretation of Graphs Or charts or tables, numerical ability etc. will also be there on the Examination for PGICL.

PGCIL Recruitment 2017 apply online

How to Apply for PGCIL Recruitment 2017 Diploma Trainee:

All the Important steps are given below. Candidates can follow this following steps given below to Apply for PGICL Recruitment 2017.

  1. First of all, Candidates are required to go to the official Website for filling up the online form.The official website is
  2. Now applicants are required to read all the instructions carefully before filling the form!
  3. Now Select the Post for which you want to apply.
  4. Fill up the with required information and relevant details carefully as asked.
  5. Candidates will have to Upload their Photo & Signature.
  6. Now Submit the application form.

PGCIL Recruitment 2017- Application Fees

Particulars Amount
Diploma Trainee (Electrical/IT/Electronics) & Jr. Officer Trainee (HR) Rs 300/-
Assistant (Finance) Rs 200/-


If you want to know anything more about PGCIL Recruitment 2017 visit the Official Notification of Power Grid Corporation Of India.

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