NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023 | Dates, Application Process, Salary

By Himanshu Bajpai|Updated : September 9th, 2022

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) has released a short recruitment notification for fresher Executive Trainees through GATE 2023. The NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2023 will be done for various branches of Engineering. The authorities will release the application form for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2023 in May 2023 (after GATE results). Candidates interested in NPCIL recruitment for the executive trainee posts must apply online on the official website as soon as the detailed advertisement is out.

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) short notification for Executive Trainees (ET-2023) specified that NPCIL would recruit for ET posts in Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, and Instrumentation engineering branches. Candidates can check important dates, apply online, eligibility criteria, application fee, and selection procedures for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2023 from the complete article below.

Apply Online Link for NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023 (To be live after GATE 2023 results)

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NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023: Notification

The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) is responsible for designing, constructing, commissioning, and operating nuclear power reactors in India. NPCIL will soon start the recruitment of candidates through GATE scores once the exam is conducted for GATE 2023. IIT Kanpur will conduct the GATE 2023 in February 2023, and candidates will be shortlisted for Interviews based on the GATE scorecard for NPCIL.

NPCIL Recruitment through GATE 2023 - Short Notification 


 NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023: Important Dates

In the table below, we have mentioned important dates related to GATE 2023 and NPCIL recruitment through GATE. The NPCIL officials will release important dates for executive trainee recruitment in a detailed advertisement, which will be released ten days after the announcement of GATE results, so bookmark this article to find updates regarding  NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2023. Candidates must apply online and appear for GATE 2023 to be eligible for NPCIL recruitment for Executive Trainees.

For GATE‐2023

S.I. No.




Opening date of Online Application

30 August 2022


Last Date for Submission of Online Application

30 September 2022

For NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023


Opening the website for online submitting applications for NPCIL Graduate Executive Trainee forms through GATE 2023 score.

In May 2023 (Tentative)


Last date for submission of online applications for NPCIL Graduate Executive Trainee

In May 2023 (Tentative)

 NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023 - Eligibility Criteria

The candidates willing to apply for the NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2023 should ensure that they fulfill the following given eligibility criteria decided by the officials so that their candidature is accepted by NPCIL.

  • Candidates must have a full-time Engineering or Technology degree to be eligible for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2023.
  • Final year/semester students can apply only if they present the final degree in the Interview.
  • Candidates in their final year must present a passing certificate of an eligible qualification during the Group Discussion (G.D) and Interview, or their application will be rejected.
  • Candidates must have a valid GATE scorecard.

Age Eligibility Criteria for NPCIL Recruitment 2023

The table below contains information regarding the age eligibility criteria mentioned in the NPCIL recruitment for the Executive Trainee. Check the table below for checking the upper age limit for various categories.



Upper Age Limit (years)



OBC (NCL) (relaxation - 03 years)


SC/ST (relaxation – 05 years)


Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (degree of disability 40% and above) (relaxation – 10



PwBD – General/EWS Category


PwBD – OBC (NCL) Category


PwBD – SC/ST Category


Dependents of those who died in the riots of 1984

(Dep 1984) (relaxation – 5 years)


NPCIL Recruitment 2023: Selection Procedure

NPCIL recruitment selection procedure is a two-step process where candidates are shortlisted based on their GATE score. The steps after submitting the valid GATE score are mentioned below:

  • Candidates will be shortlisted based on the GATE- 2021/2022/2023 score for Personal Interviews (P.I)
  • The Personal Interview results will be used to make the final selection. Therefore, the GATE score will not be considered during the NPCIL Executive Trainee's final selection process.
  • Candidates will undergo a final medical supervision process to be eligible for selection.

Application Process for NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023 

Here is the complete guide for candidates to apply successfully for the NPCIL recruitment process for the executive trainee. To apply, candidates must have a valid GATE 2021/2022/2023 scorecard. Check out the steps mentioned to know how to apply for the recruitment process:

  1. Candidates who applied online for GATE 2023 will receive their registration numbers. After receiving their GATE 2023 registration number, candidates must apply online for the Executive Trainee through GATE 2023 on the official website of NPCIL.
  2. Candidates should only apply for one job/discipline at a time. Applicants that apply for multiple positions/disciplines will be disqualified.
  3. A non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/- is needed for all candidates. SC/ST/PWD/Ex-servicemen candidates, as well as NPCIL. Ltd departmental candidates would be exempt from paying application fees.
  4. Candidates will be given an application form with a unique transaction number and an application number, which must be printed for record-keeping purposes. If these numbers are missing, the application will be considered incomplete.

NPCIL Executive Trainee Application Fee

Candidates from different categories must pay an application fee for the recruitment process based on their category division. The application fee for NPCIL ET recruitment is provided below for different categories.

 Males belonging to General/OBC₹ 500
Female/SC/ST/PWD/XSM category(M/F)Exempted

NPCIL Executive Trainee Salary

The salary structure of the Executive Trainee in NPCIL is one of the main perks of getting recruited into this reputed organization. From the previous NPCIL recruitment process, aspirants can get an idea about NPCIL Executive Trainee's salary.

Stipend - Training

  • Monthly Stipend – ₹55,000
  • One-time Book Allowance – ₹18,000

Pay - On Appointment as SO/C

  • After training, the Executive Trainee will be assigned to Group 'A' as a Scientific Officer/C.
  • Grade - Scientific Officer/C
  • Pay Level - Level 10
  • In addition to payments, special allowances, incentives & facilities are available per extant rules depending on posting.

Documents Required for the NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

After being selected for the interview process, candidates called for group discussions, and interviews must bring the following original documents/testimonials, as well as self-attested photocopies:

  • Age Proof
  • Qualification
  • GATE Score Card
  • Caste(SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PwD/Ex-servicemen) certificates
  • GATE Admit Card
  • Filed NPCIL Application form

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FAQs on NPCIL Recruitment Through GATE 2023

  • GATE score cutoff for NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2023 varies every year depending upon the number of vacancies and individual marks of the candidates.

  • The Executive Trainee will be assigned to Group 'A' as a Scientific Officer/C after satisfactorily completing the training of Pay Level - Level 10. During the training period: Monthly Stipend – ₹55,000

    One time Book Allowance – ₹18,000.

  • Yes, final year/semester students are eligible to apply, but only if they bring their final pass certificate of an eligible qualification to the Group Discussion (GD) and Interview; otherwise, their application will be rejected.

  • Candidates will be short-listed based on the GATE 2021/2022/2023 score for Personal Interviews (PI). The Personal Interview results will be used to make the final selection for NPCIL ET recruitment.

  • In order to get a job in NPCIL as an executive trainee, candidates are required to have a valid GATE score surpassing the cutoff set by the officials. Thereafter being shortlisted based on the GATE score, candidates will have to go through the interview round.

  • The selection procedure of the executive trainee in NPCIL is a two-step process. In this process, candidates are shortlisted based on their GATE score thereafter before an interview process a GD session is held and candidates then finally selected based on their performance in the interview session.

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