Power Grid

Power Grid Corporation Recruitment for the post of Assistant Engineer Trainee

Application Procedure: Candidates can apply to the posts through the online mode on or before 28 February 2019. Candidates are advised to take a printout of the finally submitted online application for future reference

Vacancy Details: Assistant Engineer Trainee

Eligibility: BScBE/B.Tech(Civil, ECE, Electrical)

Last Date: 28 February 2019


POWERGRID invites application for following number of vacancies:


(Post ID-174)

Number of Vacancies


17 08 04 01 30


03 01 01 00 05
AET(Civil) 04 01 01 01 07
Total 24 10 06 02 42

Reservation for Persons with Disability (PwD)

The Reservation of Posts for PwD and identification of posts for different sub categories of PwD shall be as indicated below.

Post Reservation# PwD Sub-categories identified suitable


2-LD i.          HI- Deaf & Hard of Hearing

ii.          LD- One Leg (OL)/ One Arm (OA)/ Dwarfism. Also includes Acid Attack victims and Leprosy Cured persons with the above disabilities

iii.           Combinations of (i) and (ii) above








  1. Valid Score in the GATE 2018

Candidate should have appeared in the corresponding paper of GATE 2018 as shown in the following table and Qualified in the same. The qualifying marks as declared by GATE 2018 Organizing Body shall be considered.

Post Corresponding GATE 2018 Paper
AET (Electrical) EE
AET (Electronics) EC
AET (Civil) CE


    1. Upper Age Limit  :28 years as on 31.12.2017 (Candidates should have been born on or after 01.01.1990)
  1. Qualification
Course Discipline Percentage of Marks
Electrical Electronics Civil
Full Time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) from recognized University/ Institute Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/

Power Engineering (Electrical)

Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication

/ Electronics & Electrical Communication / Telecommunication


Civil Engineering Minimum 65% or Equivalent CGPA *


  1. Reservation/ relaxation/ concession shall be as per Government of India
  2. Persons suffering from not less than 40% of the relevant disability shall only be eligible for the benefit for
  3. Relaxation in Marks in essential qualification for SC/ST/PwD candidates: Qualifying Marks in essential qualification is relaxed to pass marks for posts reserved for the respective category.


The Selection Process consists of marks obtained (out of 100) in the relevant paper of GATE 2018, Group Discussion & Personal Interview.

Eligible candidates should have qualified and secured a valid score in the

corresponding paper of GATE 2018.

Candidates shall be short-listed category-wise for Group Discussion & Personal Interview based on their normalized marks out of 100 in GATE 2018.

Candidates shall obtain information about their status through their login at the POWERGRID Online Application System. Shortlisted candidates shall be able to download their interview call letter and other relevant documents through the candidate login.

Candidates shortlisted for the Group Discussion and Interview shall be  required to bring the documents as mentioned in their interview call letter.

Candidates must qualify in the Personal Interview in order to be considered for empanelment. The qualifying % in interview for different categories are as mentioned below:

Category Qualifying % in Interview
Unreserved 40%


30% (Depending on reservation of vacancies only.)

Group discussion will not have any Qualifying Marks.

Weightage of Different Parameters

 For calculation of final score of a candidate qualified in interview for empanelment, the weightages of marks obtained in GATE, Group Discussion and Interview shall be as indicated below:

GATE 2018 Marks (out of 100) 85%
Group Discussion 3%
Personal Interview 12%
Total 100%


 The selected candidates will be required to execute a service agreement bond to successfully complete the prescribed training period and thereafter serve the organization for at least three years. The amount of the bond is INR 5,00,000/- plus applicable taxes for General/OBC (NCL) candidates and INR 2,50,000/- plus applicable taxes for SC/ST/PwD candidates.


 From 01.2019 onwards, interested and eligible candidates have to register themselves online, irrespective of the applications made earlier for any other post/recruitment process in POWERGRID, at POWERGRID website www.powergridindia.com with details of their GATE-2018 registration number and other required information. Last Date of Online application and Application Fee submission is 28.02.2019.

GATE Registration No. as appearing on the GATE-2018 Admit Card needs to be entered carefully in the online application form. No other number should be entered as GATE-2018 Registration number while applying to POWERGRID.

Please note that once your application is submitted, no request regarding change in GATE-2018 Registration Number or Name shall be entertained. Enter your name and other details exactly as entered in your GATE-2018 score card. Any other mode of submission of application would not be accepted.

Important Dates
Online Application Click here 
Application  Last Date 28 Feb 2019
Advt Date. 30.01.2019
Official Notification Click Here



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