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NHPC Recruitment for Trainee Engineer through GATE 2014


National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) Limited
(A Government of India Enterprise)
NHPC Office Complex, Sector-33, Faridabad-121003 (Haryana)

  1. Important Dates and Time
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. How to Apply and Application weblinks
  4. Application Fee
  5. Important Instructions
  6. Service Agreement Bond
  7. Selection Procedure
  8. Vacancies
  9. Training and Salary Structure
  10. Posting
  11. About NHPC
  12. Contact Address
  13. Official Website and Contact Email
Important Dates and Time
Commencement of online Registration of application 1200 hrs on 7th January 2014. (Tuesday)
Last date for online registration of application Midnight on 21st January 2014 (Wednesday)
Receipt of filled in application forms along with testimonials 5th February 2014 (Wednesday)
Eligibility Criteria
NHPC Post Eligible full time degrees Eligible GATE Paper and Paper Code
Trainee Engineer (Civil) Civil Engineering Civil Engineering (CE)
Trainee Engineer (Electrical) Electrical, Electrical and Electronics, Power Systems and High Voltage, Power Engineering Electrical Engineering (EE)
Trainee Engineer (Mechanical) Mechanical, Production, Thermal, Mechanical and Automation Mechanical Engineering (ME)
Minimum Education Qualification
  • Full time regular Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Technology or BSc(Engineering) degree from AICTE approved Indian University/Institute. AMIE candidates are also eligible.
  • Minimum 60% marks or equivalent grade (average of all semesters) for general and OBC candidates.
  • Minimum 50% marks or equivalent grade (average of all semesters) for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
GATE Paper Qualifications: (Admission only through GATE 2014)

Only GATE-2014 marks will be valid for this recruitment exercise. GATE marks of 2013 or prior to that are not valid.

Age Limit
  • 30 years as on 1.1.2014 for General, i.e., not born earlier than 1.1.1984
  • 35 years as on 1.1.2014 for SC/ST (relaxable by 5 years)
  • 33 years as on 1.1.2014 for OBC(Non-creamy layer) (relaxable by 3 years)
  • 40 years as on 1.1.2014 for PWD-General (relaxable by 10 years).
  • 43 years as on 1.1.2014 for PwD - OBC (relaxable by 13 years).
  • 45 years as on 1.1.2014 for PwD-SC/ST (relaxable for 15 years).
  • 35 years as on 1.1.2014 for domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir from 1/1/80 to 31/12/89.
How to Apply

NHPC online application form link

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Any other mean / mode(e.g. offline) of the application will not be accepted.

Steps for Applying:

Step 1: Read all the instructions given on the website carefully.

Documents checklist before filling online application form:

  1. Scan copy of following documents
  2. Passport size colour photo (in jpg format less than 23 KB)
  3. Signature in jpg format less than 15KB.
  4. Matriculation/Secondary School Certificate as proof of date of birth (less than 100KB, JPEG/PDF format)
  5. Complete set of mark sheets/certificates in support of qualification (less than 100KB, JPEG/PDF format)
  6. Caste certificates for OBC candidates, the community certificate should have been issued within 6 months of OBC(if applicable) at the time of registration. (less than 100KB, JPEG/PDF format)
  7. Disability certificate issued by competent authority(if applicable) (less than 100KB, JPEG/PDF format)
  8. Certificate from the Principal, University/Institution from where they have obtained the bachelor degree stating that the candidates has passed the course on full time/regular basis(except AMIE) (less than 100KB, JPEG/PDF format)
  9. A certificate for conversion of grades/CGPA to percentage of marks shall be based on the procedure certified by the university/Institution from where they have obtained the bachelor degree. (less than 100KB, JPEG/PDF format)
  10. Copy of the GATE-2014 registration slip. (less than 100KB, JPEG/PDF format)
Step 2: Take out the print of the registration form generated by the system in duplicate with Unique Registration Number.

Step 3: Prepare an envelope with following documents
  • Duly Signed printout of registration form generated after online registration
  • Affixed self attested photograph (same as used for scan)
Step 4: Superscribed the envelop with following information:
  • GATE Registration Number
  • Advertisement No: NH/Rectt./01/2013
  • Post Applied for:
  • Category (Gen./OBC/SC/ST/PwD)
Step 5: Send envelope only through ordinary post since post box does not accept mail through registered post/courier) to
Post Box No: 364,
Amar Nagar Post Office
Faridabad - 121003 (Haryana)

Note: Envelope should reach to address by 5th February 2014.

Application Fee
No Fees
Important Instructions
  • Internal candidates having requisite qualifications are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID active at least for one year. No change in e-mail ID will be allowed once entered. All future correspondence shall be sent via e-mail only.
  • Candidates employed with Government departments, PSUs, autonomous bodies have to attached scanned copy of NOC along with testimonials or at the time joining.
  • In case of any ambiguity/dispute, arising on account of interpretation in version other than english, only english version will prevail.
  • NHPC reserves the right to cancel/modify/restrict/enlarge/alter recruitment process, without issuing any further notice or assigning any reason thereof.
  • NHPC reserves the right to increase/decrease the vacancies as per requirement.
  • Any canvassing, directly or indirectly, by the applicant will disqualify his/her candidature.
  • Legal jurisdiction will be Faridabad in case of any dispute.
Service Agreement Bond
The selected candidates for the post of trainee engineer of unreserved and OBC category will be required to execute a service agreement bond of Rs. 2.5Lakhs and for SC/ST Rs. 1.25 lakhs and successfully complete a minimum period of four years of service in the NHPC Ltd including the period spent on training.
Selection Procedure
On the basis of GATE-2014 marks, candidates shall be shortlisted and will be given offer of appointment on provisional basis.
Post General SC ST OBC PwD Total
Trainee Engineer (Civil) 13 4 1 7 1(OA,OL,OH)* 25
Trainee Engineer (Electrical) 65 15 8 42 4(OL,OH)* 130
Trainee Engineer (Mechanical) 13 4 1 7 1(OL)* 25

Note: Reservation for PwD’s vacancies is horizontal out of the total vacancies.
* OA: One Arm, OL: One leg, HH: Hearing handicapped.

Training and Salary Structure
  • During Training
    • Pay: Rs. 26000 - 3% - 46500 with Industrial Dearness Allowance(IDA)
    • Grade : E2
  • After a Year
    • Pay: Rs. 24900 - 3% - 50500 with Industrial Dearness Allowance (IDA)
    • Grade: E2A

Besides basic pay and IDA, candidates will also be entitled for other allowances and benefits as per company rules in force time to time.


Candidates will be placed at projects/power stations/offices including Joint Ventures and Subsidiary companies of NHPC in various parts of the country or abroad.

About NHPC

NHPC Limited (Formerly known as National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Ltd.), A Govt. of India Enterprise, was incorporated in the year 1975 with an authorised capital of Rs. 2000 million and with an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in all aspects. Later on NHPC expanded its objects to include development of power in all its aspects through conventional and non-conventional sources in India and abroad.

At present, NHPC is a Mini Ratna Category-I Enterprise of the Govt. of India with an authorised share capital of Rs. 1,50,000 Million . With an investment base of over Rs. 3,87,180 Million Approx. , NHPC is among the TOP TEN companies in the country in terms of investment.

Contact Address
NHPC Office Complex,
Sector - 33,
Faridabad - 121 003 (Haryana)

Official Website and Contact Email

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