Power Grid Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2018 (Electrical/Civil): Apply Online

By Rahul Singh|Updated : August 21st, 2018

PGCIL Diploma Trainee recruitment notification out! Eastern Region Transmission System-I of PowerGrid invites application from bright, committed & energetic candidates for the post of Diploma Trainee (Electrical) and Diploma Trainee (Civil) covering the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. Interested candidates may apply online for PGCIL recruitment from 10th August 2018. 24th August is the last date of PGCIL Diploma Trainee recruitment 2018. Check other important dates, eligibility, selection process, and official notification PDF.

PGCIL Recruitment 2018 for Diploma Trainee: Apply Here

PGCIL Recruitment 2018 for Diploma Trainee (Electrical/Civil) Notification 

PGCIL Diploma Trainee Recruitment 2018: Important Dates

Name of the Post

 Diploma Trainee

Total Vacancy


Exam Date


Commencement of Online Application

 10.08.2018 (10:00 Hrs)

Last Date of Online Application

 24.08.2018 (23:59 Hrs)

Admit Card Download Date


Application Fee 


 ₹ 300



Exempted from fee



Departmental candidates

Age Limit

As on 24.08.2018

Maximum Age (Civil)

  • 27 years for Gen / SC / ST
  • 30 years for OBC (NCL)

Maximum Age (Electrical)

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

Educational Qualification 

Diploma Trainee Electrical
  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering with minimum 70% marks for
    General / OBC (NCL) / ST candidates and pass marks for
    SC candidates.
  • Qualification of B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc (Engg) in Electrical Discipline with 65% marks would not be a bar
Diploma Trainee Civil
  • Diploma in Civil Engineering with minimum 70% marks for General /
    OBC (NCL) / SC / ST candidates.
  • Qualification of B.E / B.Tech / B. Sc (Engg.) in Civil Discipline with 65% marks would not be a bar. 

Selection Process 

  • The selection process for Diploma Trainee (Electrical/Civil) includes Computer Based Test (CBT) which is a 2-hour objective test.
  • Computer Based Test includes two parts
    • Part-I consists of Technical/Professional Knowledge Test with 120 questions having specific questions from respective discipline.
    • Part-II consists of Aptitude Test with 50 questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, data sufficiency & interpretation, numerical ability etc.
  • All questions carry equal marks (1 mark). Wrong & multiple answers would result in negative marks of ¼.

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SwathiAug 23, 2018

Only for Bihar and Jharkand students ????

SwathiAug 23, 2018

Other states can apply or not???
Akhilesh Srivastava
Rahul Singh sir please provide the syllabus.
Ravi Kumar

Ravi KumarSep 2, 2018

What is the syllabus for this exam?
Edapha Chullai
Can a btech student apply?
Ravada Sharmila
Sir please provide study plan
Pavan Mane

Pavan ManeOct 9, 2018

Date ho gai na iski
Shanmuk Sai
Are  there any current affairs questions asking in diploma trainee
Ishita Singh

Ishita SinghNov 30, 2019

@Rahul Singh  sir is there pgcil Diploma trainee test series available in grade up??

VasuApr 25, 2020

For pgcil diploma trainee any privious paper)??

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