KPTCL Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check Age Limit, Educational Qualification

By Ashwani Jain|Updated : February 17th, 2022

KPTCL recruitment 2022 is being conducted by the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) for 1492 vacancies for the posts of Assistant Engineer and Junior Engineer. The online application date for KPTCL was started from 7th February Further, the last date to pay the application fee is 9th February 2022. In this article, we have described to you the KPTCL Eligibility Criteria. 

This article gives you detailed knowledge about the KPTCL eligibility criteria for the posts of Assistant Engineer and Junior Engineer. This will help you in knowing the pre-requisites that are needed to apply online for the KPTCL Recruitment 2022. Read the article to know the educational qualification, age limit, and more.

KPTCL Eligibility Criteria 2022

KPTCL Eligibility Criteria 2022 is given by the Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) in its official notification. The candidates who are keen to apply for the KPTCL Recruitment 2022 must go through the detailed eligibility criteria that include the fulfillment of the age limit, educational qualification, nationality. 

In this post, we have covered complete information for the KPTCL eligibility criteria for the KPTCL Recruitment 2022. Go through this post to have complete knowledge. 

KPTCL Nationality

The candidates must be Indian citizens to apply for the KPTCL Recruitment 2022. If a candidate is declared guilty or otherwise in any pas case, then he/she is not eligible to apply. 

KPTCL Educational Qualification

The KPTCL educational qualification for each post is given below. 

Post

Educational Qualification

Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical)

BE/ B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

Assistant Engineer (Electrical)

BE/ B.Tech in Electrical Engineering

Assistant Engineer (Civil)

BE/ B.Tech in Civil Engineering

Assistant Accounts Officer

M.Com/ MBA Finance

Junior Engineer (Electrical)

Diploma in Electrical Engineering (State of Karnataka)

Junior Engineer (Civil)

Diploma in Civil Engineering (State of Karnataka)

Junior Personal Assistant

10th Standard from the state of Karnataka

Junior Assistant

PUC/ Diploma in Accountancy and Auditing

Qualifying Marks for KPTCL Recruitment 2022

The candidates must have obtained the following marks in their Graduation or Diploma while applying for the KPTCL Recruitment 2022. Candidates scoring less than the given marks shall be deemed as ineligible to apply. 

Category of Candidate

Percentage Requirement

General

60%

Category-I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, and IIIB

50%

SC/ST

Pass

KPTCL Age Limit - Upper Age & Lower Age Limit

The age limit for the KPTCL exam 2022 must be fulfilled by each candidate. KPTCL has prescribed the minimum age limit and maximum age limit for all the candidates. The table given below informs you the same. Age relaxation shall be applicable only if the candidates belong to the reserved category. 

  • The minimum age limit is 18 years
  • The maximum age limit is 35 years

Age Relaxation for the KPTCL Exam

The candidates who are domiciles of Karnataka State will be given the age limit relaxation. Candidates from other states shall be treated as General candidates. The category-wise KPTCL age limit relaxation is mentioned below. 

Category

Age Relaxation 

General category candidates

35 Years

IIA, IIB, IIIA, and IIIB category candidates

38 Years

SC/ST and Category-I candidates

40 Years

Points to Note for KPTCL Eligibility Criteria 2022

KPTCL has notified some important points that all the candidates must take into consideration while applying for the exam. 

  • Candidates who have completed their diploma or degree from distance education and open universities are not eligible to apply. 
  • The candidates who are awaiting their degree on the due date of receipt of the application form are not eligible to apply for the KPTCL 2022 exam. 
  • Candidates should have completed their educational qualification as on the closing date of the KPTCL online form can apply. 
  • Only those candidates can apply who have obtained the qualifying marks in their Degree/Diploma level can apply. The qualifying marks for each category are specified in this post above. 
  • The candidates should have studied Kannada as the main language or second language or optional subject in SSLC, PUC, or other exams. 
  • Candidates who have not studied the Kannada language will have to appear for the Kannada Language Test of 150 marks. You can check the KPTCL exam pattern here.

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KPTCL Salary 

KPTCL Cut Off 

KPTCL Study Material 

KPTCL Exam Pattern

KPTCL Application Form

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FAQs

  • According to the KPTCL Eligibility Criteria 2022, candidates must be a graduate of a recognized board or university and under the age of 35.

  • No, candidates with a degree earned obtained through distance education are not eligible to apply for the KPTCL recruitment 2022.

  • The candidates who obtain their degree on the last date of the submission of the KPTCL application form are eligible to apply for KPTCL recruitment.

  • The age limit for KPTCL must be between 18 and 35 years.

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