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Powergrid a ?Maharatna? Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India is engaged in power transmission business with the mandate for planning, coordination, supervision and control over complete Inter-State Transmission System and operation of national & regional power grids.?

Powergrid operates around 1,76,109 ckm Transmission Lines along with 275 Sub-Stations (as on 31st July 2023) and wheels about 50% of total power generated in the country through its transmission networks. POWERGRID also owns & operates around approximately 82,294 kms of telecom network, with points of presence in approx. 458 locations, points of Interconnections in 780 locations and intra-city network in 256 cities across India.

Diploma Trainee (Electrical)


Post? Discipline No. of Vacancies Qualification
DT-EE Eelctrical 344
  • Full-Time Regular Three Years Diploma in relevant discipline (Electrical / Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering / Power Engineering (Electrical)) of engineering from recognized Technical Board / Institute with?Minimum 70%.
  • Note -?Higher technical qualification like B.Tech. / BE / M.Tech. / ME etc. with or without Diploma is not allowed #. Qualification acquired through distance mode will not be considered.

Salary / Remuneration:

  • Rs. 27,500/- per month as a stipend during the one-year training period.
  • Junior Engineer :?Rs. 25,000 ?3%- 1,17,500 (IDA) S1 grade after completion of one-year training

On regularization, the Compensation package includes Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, Perquisites and Allowance as per cafeteria approach, Performance Related Pay, Company Quarters or HRA, Reimbursement of monthly conveyance expenditure, mobile facility, Provident Fund, Gratuity, Pension & Leave encashment, Group Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance etc.
The Corporation also offers excellent facilities like Short and Long-term Loans & Advances including House Building Advance, Medical facilities for self and dependents etc. to its regular employees in accordance with the policies of the organization from time to time.

Age Criteria:

  • Maximum Age: 27 years as on 23.09.2023

Age Relaxation in upper age limit:

Sr Category of candidates Extent of Age concession
1 For OBC candidates 3 years?
2 For SC/ST candidates 5 years?
3 For PwBD candidates?

10 years over & above category relaxation?

4 Ex-SM/Sex-SM / Victims of riots As per Govt. of India directives


Important Dates:

Sr. No. Events Dates & Time
1 Opening date of online submission of application and online payment of application fee? 01.09.2023 (17:00 hrs.)
2 Closing date for online submission of applications and online payment of application fees 23.09.2023 (23:59 hrs.)
3 Cut-Off date for determining eligibility 23.09.2023
4 Availability of Admit Cards on website Will be notified separately on website
5 Date of Written Test Tentatively in the month of October-2023. Exact date will be notified separately on website


Application Fees (Nonrefundable) :??

Categories Fees Payable
UR/OBC/EWS Rs.300.00



The Minimum Qualifying Marks in CBT for consideration of candidates in the selection process:

  1. UR / EWS Vacancies: Minimum 30% in each: Part-I & Part-II separately and Minimum 40% marks in aggregate
  2. Other Reserved Vacancies : Minimum 25% in each: Part-I & Part-II separately and Minimum 30% marks in aggregate

Exam Pattern :

  • Part-I consists of Technical Knowledge Test (TKT) with 120 questions having specific questions from the Electrical discipline.
  • Part-II consists of Supervisory Aptitude Test (SAT) with 50 questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, data sufficiency and interpretation, numerical ability etc.

Marking System:

  • Each Correct Answer : 1 Mark
  • Each Wrong Answer : 1/4 Negative Mark


Interested candidates should log on to NHPC website? applying.

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