NHPC Junior Engineer Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Check Age Limit, Qualification

By Vishal Singh|Updated : September 10th, 2021

NHPC Junior Engineer Eligibility Criteria 2021 holds a great deal of importance for all the candidates who will be applying online for the NHPC JE 2021 exam. The NHPC Jr. Engg. exam is one of the highly prestigious jobs, hence, it is important that you know the educational qualification, age limit, and work experience (if any) requirement. 

This post gives you detailed knowledge about the NHPC JE eligibility criteria for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical), Sr. Medical Officer, Sr. Accountant and Asst. Rajbhasha Officer. This will help you in knowing the pre-requisites that are needed to apply online for the NHPC JE 2021 recruitment. Read on to know more!

NHPC Junior Engineer Eligibility Criteria 2021 holds a great deal of importance for all the candidates who will be applying online for the NHPC JE 2021 exam. The NHPC Jr. Engg. exam is one of the highly prestigious jobs, hence, it is important that you know the educational qualification, age limit, and work experience (if any) requirement. 

This post gives you detailed knowledge about the NHPC JE eligibility criteria for the post of Junior Engineer (Civil/Electrical/Mechanical), Sr. Medical Officer, Sr. Accountant and Asst. Rajbhasha Officer. This will help you in knowing the pre-requisites that are needed to apply online for the NHPC JE 2021 recruitment. Read on to know more!

NHPC JE Educational Qualification

The basic requirement to apply for the NHPC JE exam is to fulfil the educational qualification for the post you are willing to apply for. The post-wise educational qualification for the NHPC JE recruitment is given below. 

Educational Qualification for NHPC JE (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical)

  • All the candidates are required to obtain a Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical engineering. 
  • It is mandatory to have a diploma if you are applying for the NHPC JE post. Any higher qualification in absence of the diploma will not be eligible for this post.
  • The qualification obtained should be from a Govt/ Govt recognized Institute.
  • You should have obtained at least 60% or equivalent grade in the relevant engineering discipline. 
  • If you have knowledge of Auto CAD, then this will prove to be an advantage for you. 

Educational Qualification for NHPC Senior Medical Officer

One should have an MBBS Degree with valid registration for the NHPC Sr. Medical Officer post. 

Educational Qualification for Assistant Rajbhasha Officer

  • You must have a Master's degree in Hindi with English as an elective subject at the degree level/ Master’s degree in English with Hindi as an elective subject at the degree level for NHPC Asst. Rajbhasha post. 
  • You should have scored at least 60% or equivalent grade in Master's degree.

Educational Qualification for Sr. Accountant

Candidates should have Intermediate CA or CMA.

NHPC JE Age Limit as on 1st July 2021

The age limit is another factor that is checked while applying for the NHPC Junior Engineer recruitment. The post-wise age limit for NHPC JE as on 01.07.2021 is given below in the table. 

Post 

Age Limit

Senior Medical Officer

33 years

Assistant Rajbhasha Officer

35 years

Junior Engineer (Civil/Mechanical/Electrical)

30 years

Sr. Accountant

Age Limit Relaxation for NHPC JE Exam

The upper age limit will be relaxable for the following categories of candidates as per the government guidelines. 

Post 

Age Limit

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
SC/ST5 years
PWD 

General: 10 years

OBC: 13 years

SC/ST: 15 years

Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

Ex-ServicemenAs per government guidelines

NHPC JE Work Experience

The work experience for the NHPC JE exam is applicable only for the post of Senior Medical Officer and Assistant Rajbhasha Officer. No work experience is needed to apply for the post of Junior Engineer and Senior Accountant posts in National Hydro-Electric Power Corporation Pvt Ltd (NHPC). The work experience for the mentioned posts is explained to you below. 

Work Experience for NHPC Sr. Medical Officer

  • 2 years of post-internship work experience as of 1st July 2021 is required for Sr. Medical Officer in NHPC. 
  • The period spent on courses/PG will not be taken into consideration. 

Work Experience for NHPC Asst. Rajbhasha Officer

  • 3 years post qualification work experience as of 1st July 2021 in the relevant field is needed.
  • You must have work experience in any  Central / State Government Department / PSU with at least 2 years in the pay scale of 27,000-3%-1,05,000 (IDA) or equivalent scale. 
  • You must know the application of terminology in  Hindi and/ or translation work from English to Hindi and vice-versa, preferably of technical or scientific literature
  • Having Specialization / Research work in the relevant area would prove to be of advantage.

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FAQs

  • The NHPC JE eligibility criteria comprise of the following: 

    • Educational Qualification
    • Age limit
    • Work experience (if any) 


  • No work experience is needed to apply for the post of Junior Engineer and Senior Accountant posts in National Hydro-Electric Power Corporation Pvt Ltd (NHPC). However, if one applies for the post of Senior Medical Officer and Assistant Rajbhasha Officer, then one should have a work experience. 

  • The upper age limit for NHPC JE is 30 years. 

  • The upper age limit for NHPC Asst. Rajbhasha Officer is 35 years. 

  • You must have obtained a Diploma in Civil/Mechanical/Electrical engineering to be able to apply for the NHPC JE 2021 recruitment.

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