PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2021: Apply Online, Admit Card, Exam Date, Centre, Syllabus, Pattern, Notification, Vacancy

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2021: Apply Online, Admit Card, Exam Date, Centre, Syllabus, Pattern, Notification, Vacancy

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Aug 20, 2021
Check PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2021 for NR, SR, NER. Download Admit Card for NR and SR here. Know the region wise vacancy, syllabus, selection process, salary, cut off and other details here for PGCIL Diploma Trainee.
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Important Dates
Exam Date (NR)  -Aug 13, 2021Exam Date (SR)  -Aug 22, 2021Apply Online (NR2)  -Aug 20, 2021- Sep 18, 2021

PGCIL Diploma Trainee 2021 Recruitment Latest Updates

PGCIL Diploma Trainee notification 2021 is released for NR 2, i.e. Jammu region. Candidates having the eligibility criteria for PGCIL diploma trainee recruitment 2021 for NR 2 can apply online from 20th August to 18th September 2021. 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Admit Card 2021 out! PGCIL has released the call letter for the PGCIL diploma trainee exam for South Region 1 (SR 1). The exam date for Diploma Trainee (Electrical/Civil) for SR 1 is 22nd August 2021. Candidates who will be appearing for the online exam must download the hall ticket for the exam. PGCIL has already released the admit card for NR 1. The PGCIL diploma trainee NR 1 exam is to be held on 13th August 2021. The direct link to download the PGCIL Diploma Trainee 2021 Admit Card is given below. 

Direct Link to Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee SR 1 Admit Card 2021, Click Here

Direct Link to Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee NR 1 Admit Card 2021, Click Here

  • 20th August 2021: PGCIL diploma trainee notification out for NR 2. 
  • 14th August 2021: The last date to apply online for NER is closed. 
  • 9th August 2021: PGCIL diploma trainee admit card 2021 released! Click here to download PGCIL Diploma Trainee call letter
  • 3rd August 2021: PGCIL Diploma Trainee exam date out for South Region. The exam date for PGCIL diploma trainee SR 2 is 22nd August 2021. 

  • 29th July 2021: PGCIL Diploma Trainee Admit Card 2021 for NR 1 for the exam scheduled on 13th August 2021. The exam will be held at  Delhi NCR, Jaipur, Dehradun, Meerut & Roorkee centre. Check PGCIL NR 1 exam date notice

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2021 Notification

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2021: POWERGRID Corporation of India (PGCIL) has released the recruitment notification for the post of Diploma Trainee in the South, North and North Eastern (NE) regions.  A total of 188 vacancies altogether have been announced by POWERGRID for all the regions, including NR 2. The online applications are received as per the region-wise for PGCIL diploma trainee (DT) recruitment. The selection for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee will be done through an online written exam. The exam date for PGCIL Diploma Trainee will be released region wise.

Candidates who are interested in applying for the post of PGCIL Diploma Trainee 2021 recruitment for the North Region 2 (NR2) can do so from 20th August to 18th September 2021. There are a total of 26 vacancies notified for the North region 2.  The direct link to apply for PGCIL Diploma Trainee NR  2recruitment is given below. 

Direct Link to Apply for PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2021 (NR2)

Read further to know about PGCIL diploma trainee selection process, salary, exam pattern, syllabus, cut off in this post. The direct link to download PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment Notification 2021 is given below. 

PGCIL Post and region

PGCIL Notification PDF Link

North Region 1

Delhi recruitment

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee NR 1 Notification 2021 PDF

North Region 2

Jammu recruitment

(Recruitment Re-released)

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee NR 2 Notification 2021 PDF

North Region 3

Lucknow recruitment

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee NR 3 Notification 2021 PDF

South Region 1

Hyderabad recruitment

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee SR 1 Notification 2021 PDF

South Region 2

Bangalore recruitment

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee SR 2 Notification 2021 PDF

North-Eastern region recruitment

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee NER Notification 2021 PDF

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Date 2021

PGCIL announces the PGCIL Diploma Trainee exam date as per region-wise, At present, PGCIL has announced the PGCIL Diploma Trainee exam date for North region 1 and South region 1 that is given below the table. 

Particulars

Dates

For NER Region

Starting date to apply 

24th July 2021 (10.00 Hrs)

Last date to apply

14th August 2021 (23.59 Hrs)

Cut-off date for eligibility criteria for reserved candidates

14th August 2021 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Date

To be notified

For SR 1 Region

Starting date to apply 

09 July 2021 (10.00 Hrs) 

Last date to apply

29 July 2021 (23.59 Hrs) 

Cut-off date for eligibility criteria for reserved candidates

29 July 2021 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Date

22nd August 2021 

For SR 2 Region

Starting date to apply 

09 June 2021 (10.00 Hrs) 

Last date to apply

29 June 2021 (23.59 Hrs) 

Cut-off date for eligibility criteria for reserved candidates

29 June 2021 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Date

22nd August 2021 (Tentative)

For NR 3 Region

Starting date to apply 

18th June 2021 (10:00 Hrs.) 

Last date to apply

08th July 2021 (23:59 Hrs)

Cut-off date for eligibility criteria for reserved candidates

8th July 2021 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Date

22nd August 2021 (Tentative) 

 

For NR 2 Region

Starting date to apply 

20th August 2021 (10:00 Hrs.) 

Last date to apply

18th September 2021 (23:59 Hrs)

Cut-off date for eligibility criteria for reserved candidates

12th July 2021

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Date

Last week of October 2021
(tentatively)

For NR 1

 

Starting date to apply 

24the May 2021 (10:00 A.M.)

Last date to apply

15th June 2021 (23:59 Hrs)

Cut-off date for eligibility criteria for reserved candidates

15the June 2021

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Date

13th August 2021

What is PGCIL? Its Full Form

PGCIL Full form is Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL). PGCIL comes under the Ministry of Power, Government of India and is one of the public sector Maharatna companies. It is one of India’s largest Electric Power Transmission Utility.

PGCIL is responsible for carrying out a number of recruitments and selections at several posts. PGCIL Diploma Trainee is one of the posts for which it carries out recruitment. The recruitment for PGCIL Diploma Trainee is fone through region-wise. The diploma Trainees at PGCIL will not be entitled to the inter-region transfer requests.

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Vacancy 2021

PGCIL has released vacancies for the Northern region, Southern region and North-Eastern region. Hence, the region-wise PGCIL Diploma trainee vacancy is given below in the table. The PGCIL Diploma Trainee recruitment for North region 2, i.e. Jammu recruitment stands cancelled. 

Post Code

PGCIL Post and region

Vacancies

North Region 1, Delhi recruitment

5

Diploma Trainee (Electrical)

30

6

Diploma Trainee (Civil) 

05

North Region 2, Jammu recruitment

1

Diploma Trainee (Electrical)

23

2

Diploma Trainee (Civil)

3

North Region 3, Lucknow recruitment

1

Diploma Trainee (Electrical)

15

2

Diploma Trainee (Civil)

05


South Region 1, Hyderabad recruitment

1

Diploma Trainee (Electrical) 

30

2

Diploma Trainee (Civil) 

05


South Region 2, Bangalore recruitment

1

Diploma Trainee (Electrical)

35

North-Eastern region recruitment

1

Diploma Trainee (Electrical)

26

2

Diploma Trainee (Civil)

2

3

Diploma Trainee (Electronics)

8

4

Jr Officer Trainee (HR)

1

 

Total Vacancies 

188

How to Apply for PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2021?

Candidates who are interested in applying for the post of PGCIL Diploma Trainee recruitment 2021 shall apply only through online mode. The steps to apply online for the POWERGRID Diploma Trainee is given below.

Step 1: Visit the official website PGCIL/POWERGRID. 

Step 2: On the homepage, click on the careers section, then job opportunities. 

Step 3: As you click on the job opportunities link, click on the opening>> regional openings. 

Step 4: Select the region for which you wish to apply for. 

Step 5: Fill up the details required. 

Direct Link to Apply for PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment

Application Fee for PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment

The application fee for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee has to be paid only through online mode. 

Category

Application fee

SC/ST/PwD/Ex-SM/Departmental Candidates

No fee

Other categories of candidates

Rs. 300/-

What is PGCIL Diploma Trainee Eligibility Criteria?

In order to apply for the POWERGRID Diploma Trainee recruitment 2021, you must be completely aware of the eligibility criteria that each post requires. The post wise PGCIL Diploma Trainee educational qualification, the age limit is given below. 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Educational Qualification

Post

Educational Requirement

Discipline

Diploma Trainee, Electrical

  • Full-Time Regular 3 Years Diploma from recognized Technical Board/ Institute.

  • At least 70% must be obtained by General/EWS candidates and pass marks by SC/ST/PWD.

  • Note: Candidates having higher technical qualifications like B. Tech /B. E /M. Tech /M. E etc with or without Diploma are not allowed



Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical) 

Diploma Trainee, Civil

Civil Engineering 

Diploma Trainee, Electronics

Electronics & Communication Engineering 

Jr Officer Trainee, HR

  • 2 years full-time PG Diploma/MBA in Human Resources/Personnel Management /Industrial Relation/ MSW or equivalent
  • You must have obtained your degree from a recognised  Institute with pass marks for ST/PwD Candidates and with a minimum of 55% for Ex-SM.

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PGCIL Diploma Trainee Age Limit

The last date for upper age limit relaxation for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee varies as per the region-wise recruitment notification.  The cut off date for age relaxation is the last date of submission of application forms. 

Post

Age Limit 

Diploma Trainee

(Civil and Electrical)

  • 27 years for General/EWS 
  • 30 years for OBC(NCL)
  • 32 years for SC/ST 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Salary

The candidates who will be appointed as PGCIL Diploma Trainee will be in a training period of 1 year. They will be given a stipend of Rs. 27,500 per month for one year. Thereafter, after the completion of the tenure, their pay will be regularized as mentioned below.

Post

Stipend during the training period of One year (₹)

Basic Pay on regularization of service

Diploma Trainee, Electrical

Rs. 27500/- p.m

25000/- in the pay scale of 25000-3%-117500/- 

Diploma Trainee, Civil

Diploma Trainee, Electronics

Jr Officer Trainee, HR

Besides receiving the salary, the candidates will also be entitled to receive perks and allowances as PGCIL Diploma Trainees such as DA, HRA and other allowances, benefits such as monthly conveyance reimbursement, medical facilities, various insurance covers, LTC, Performance Related Pay, Leave Encashment, CPF, Gratuity, etc. 

Probation Period for POWERGRID Diploma Trainee

  • Candidates selected as Diploma Trainee/Jr. Officer Trainee (HR) shall undergo training for a period of one (01) year. 
  • The appointed candidates will have to execute a Service Agreement Bond of 2,50,000/- for candidates belonging to UR/OBC (NCL)/EWS for a minimum period of 3 years after successful completion of the training period of one year.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories will have to pay Rs. 1,25,000/- for a minimum period of 3 years after successful completion of the training period of one year.

Selection Process for PGCIL Diploma Trainee

The selection process for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee involves an online written examination comprising of multiple-choice questions. However, a computer-based test and computer skill test will be conducted for the post of PGCIL Jr Officer Trainee, HR. The following given table will give you a fair idea of the selection process for all the posts in PGCIL Diploma Trainee recruitment 2021. 

Post

Selection Process

Diploma Trainee, Electrical



Computer Based Test (CBT) 

Diploma Trainee, Civil

Diploma Trainee, Electronics

Jr Officer Trainee, HR

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Computer Skill Test (Qualifying in Nature)

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Pattern

PGCIL Diploma Trainee computer-based test (CBT) exam pattern is given below here. 

The PGCIL Diploma Trainee exam will be conducted in online mode only comprising of objective type questions. 

  • There will be two parts for the written exam, Part 1 and Part 2. 
  • Part 1 will test your Technical Knowledge Test/Professional Knowledge Test (TKT/PKT) as per your educational qualification and post for which you have applied for. 
  • Part 2 will be an aptitude test (AT) with questions based on vocabulary, comprehension, etc. 
  • Part 1 of PGCIL Diploma Trainee will have 120 questions while Part 2 will have 50 questions. 
  • Every correct answer will fetch you 1 mark while an incorrect answer will lead to a penalty of 1/4th mark. 
  • You can attempt the examination in either the English language or Hindi Langauge. 

Part 

Number of Questions 

Marks

Duration

Part I: Technical Knowledge Test/Professional Knowledge Test (TKT/PKT)

120 

120

2 Hours

Part II: Aptitude Test (AT) 

50

50

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Syllabus

The syllabus for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee will be based on what you studied in your diploma. We have given the syllabus for below for diploma trainee in Power Grid. 

  • Part I Syllabus: Technical Knowledge/Professional Knowledge as per your educational qualification.
  • Part II Syllabus: Knowldge of vocabulary, comprehension, data sufficiency and interpretation, reasoning ability, verbal ability and non-verbal ability, numerical aptitude, etc.

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Qualifying Marks for Civil, Electrical and Electronics & HR

The category wise qualifying marks for the written exam is as follows. 

Category

Qualifying marks in Written Test

Unreserved including EWS candidates

Minimum of 40% marks subject to at least 30% marks in each Part-I & Part-II separately 

Reserved candidates

Minimum of 30% marks subject to at least 25% marks in each Part-I & Part-II separately

Qualifying Marks for PGCIL Jr. Officer Trainee in Computer Skill test

The candidates appearing for the PGCIL Jr. Trainee (HR) will have to obtain qualifying marks in the skill test, which is the computer skill test. 

Category

Qualifying marks for the skill test

Reserved including PwD

30%

Final selection of PGCIL Diploma Trainee

The final selection of the candidates for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee 2021 will be done in the order of merit. Candidates securing higher marks in the written test will be placed at higher ranks. The final appointment will be, however, subject to the medical fitness of the candidates. All the shortlisted candidates will have to undergo POWERGRID norms and standards of medical fitness for being appointed to the post they have applied for.

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Exam Centre

PGCIL has allotted the following exam centres for conducting the written test. The region-wise POWERGRID Diploma Trainee exam centre is given below in the table. More exam centres may be added in the list in case the number of applications received is huge. 

North Region Exam Centre

NR 1

NR 2

NR 3

Delhi

Chandigarh

Lucknow

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

Jammu 

Agra

Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

Srinagar

Allahabad

-

Leh

Greater Noida

-

-

Kanpur

-

-

Bareilly

South Region Exam Centre

SR 1

SR 2

Vijayawada

Bangalore

Hyderabad

Chennai

-

Madurai

-

Kochi

North East Region Exam Centre 

NER exam centre for PGCIL DT

Agartala

Imphal

Aizawl

Shillong

Dimapur

Itanagar

Guwahati

-

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Admit Card 2021

The PGCIL Diploma Trainee admit card link is given below for you to download. You need to enter your login credentials for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee call letter. The direct link to download the POWERGRID Diploma Trainee hall ticket is mentioned below as per the region:

Region

Admit Card Link

NR 1

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee Admit Card

SR 2

Download PGCIL Diploma Trainee Admit Card

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Result 2021

PGCIL Diploma Trainee result 2021 will be released on the official website of PGCIL or POWER GRID. The result for the PGCIL diploma trainee will be announced after the completion of the exam as per the region. On the basis of the PGCIL Diploma Trainee written result, the further recruitment process will be carried out. 

We shall update the PGCIL Diploma Trainee 2021 result here once it has been officially announced by the concerned authorities.

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Books for Preparation

We have provided you with a list of books for the PGCIL diploma trainee 2021 exam that will help you to elevate your knowledge. 

Discipline

Name of the Book 

Publisher 

Electrical 

Objective Electrical Technology 

S Chand 

Electrical Engineering 101

Newnes 

Civil 

Engineering Hydrology 

McGraw Hill Education

Civil Engineering Formulas 

McGraw Hill Education

Quantitative Aptitude 

Quantitative Aptitude 

S Chand 

Reasoning 

A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning 

S Chand 

English 

High School English Grammar and Composition

S Chand 

PGCIL Exam FAQs

  • The application date for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment varies as per the region. However, at present, you can apply for North Eastern region from 24th July 2021 to 14th August 2021.  

  • There are a total of 162 vacancies for PGCIL Diploma Trainee recruitment 2021. 

  • The selection process for the PGCIL Diploma Trainee is done through an online written examination of multiple-choice questions. However, a computer-based test and computer skill test will be conducted for the post of PGCIL Jr Officer Trainee, HR.

  • The exam date for PGCIL Diploma Trainee 2021 is released as per region wise. At present, POWERGRID has released the exam date for NR 1 which is 13th August 2021 and SR 1 which is 22nd August 2021. 

  • The PGCIL Diploma Trainee recruitment was cancelled for the NR 2, i.e. Jammu recruitment. 

  • SC/ST/PwD/Ex-SM/Departmental Candidates are exempted from paying the PGCIL Diploma Trainee application fee while other candidates have to pay Rs. 300 as an application fee. 

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