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Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023 – Notification Out

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) is inviting applications for its Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023 drive. This is a great chance for engineering graduates to embark on a promising career with one of India’s leading public sector enterprises. Candidates with a valid GATE 2023 score in the relevant discipline can apply for these positions from 27th March to 18th April 2023. Don’t miss this opportunity to work with an organization that offers a competitive pay package, excellent growth prospects, and numerous benefits.

PGCIL has announced a total of 138 vacancies across various engineering disciplines for its Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023 drive. The breakdown of vacancies is as follows: Electrical – 83, Civil – 20, Electronics – 20, and Computer Science – 15. Candidates with the required educational qualifications and a valid GATE 2023 score are encouraged to apply and take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to secure their professional future.

The PGCIL Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023 drive offers an incredible opportunity for engineering graduates to work with a prestigious organization known for its excellent work culture and employee-friendly policies. With a comprehensive selection process, PGCIL ensures the recruitment of the most talented and dedicated individuals who can contribute significantly to the organization’s growth and success. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this esteemed organization by applying before the deadline on 18th April 2023.

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Official Notification:

Notification Details
Organization Name
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL)
Recruitment Exam Name
PGCIL Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023
Post Notified
Engineer Trainee
Recruitment Type
Recruitment Category
Engineering Jobs


  • PGCIL offers a highly attractive pay package, making it one of the best in the industry. Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of ₹40,000 to ₹1,40,000 (IDA) during the one-year training period. During this time, they will receive a stipend in the form of a basic pay of ₹40,000, along with IDA, HRA, and perks at 12% of the basic pay.
  • Upon successful completion of training, candidates will be absorbed as Engineers in the E2 scale, with a pay scale of ₹50,000 to ₹1,60,000 (IDA). The compensation package includes basic pay, dearness allowance, perquisites, and allowances as per the cafeteria approach, performance-related pay, company leased accommodation or company quarters or HRA, reimbursement of monthly conveyance expenditure, mobile facility reimbursement, laptop facility, provident fund, gratuity, pension and leave encashment, group insurance, and group personal accident insurance.
  • Additionally, the corporation offers excellent facilities like short- and long-term loans and advances at subsidized rates, including house-building advances, and medical facilities for self and dependents, in accordance with the organization’s policies.

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Benefits of Joining PGCIL as an Engineer Trainee

Joining PGCIL as an Engineer Trainee offers numerous benefits in addition to the attractive pay package. Employees will enjoy a conducive work environment that promotes professional growth and skill development. PGCIL is known for its employee-friendly policies and work-life balance, ensuring a fulfilling and rewarding career. As a part of the organization, employees will also have access to excellent facilities such as loans and advances, medical benefits for self and dependents, and insurance cover, further enhancing their experience and overall job satisfaction.

Vacancy Details:

Post Name & Discipline
Engineer Trainee – Electrical
Engineer Trainee – Civil
Engineer Trainee – Electronics
Engineer Trainee – Computer Science

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Educational Qualification:

To be eligible for PGCIL Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023, candidates must have a full-time B.E./ B.Tech/ B.Sc (Engg.) degree from a recognized University or Institute in the relevant discipline and a valid GATE 2023 score in the corresponding paper.

Final year or semester students who expect their final results by 14th August 2023 are also eligible to apply, provided they have obtained a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent CGPA in aggregate of all semesters or years up to the pre-final examination. In case of selection, their candidature will be subject to securing a minimum of 60% marks in the essential qualification. Such candidates must mention their marks up to the pre-final examination while filling the online application form for POWERGRID.

Post Name & Discipline
Educational Qualification / Eligibility Criteria
Engineer Trainee – Electrical
Degree in Electrical/ Electrical (Power)/ Electrical and Electronics/ Power Systems Engineering/ Power Engineering (Electrical)


Corresponding GATE 2023 Paper “EE”

Engineer Trainee – Civil
Degree in Civil Engineering


Corresponding GATE 2023 Paper “CE”

Engineer Trainee – Electronics
Degree in Electronics / Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Electronics & Electrical Communication / Telecommunication Engg


Corresponding GATE 2023 Paper – “EC”

Engineer Trainee – Computer Science
Degree in ComputerScience/ComputerEngg./InformationTechnology


Corresponding GATE 2023 Paper – “CS”

  • Maximum of 28 years as of 31st December 2022.

However, age relaxation is applicable for candidates belonging to reserved categories, as per the Government of India guidelines. This age limit ensures that the organization recruits young and talented professionals who can contribute significantly to the company’s growth and success while benefiting from the numerous opportunities and facilities provided by PGCIL throughout their careers.

Selection Process:

The selection process for PGCIL Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023 comprises marks obtained (out of 100) in the corresponding paper of GATE 2023, Group Discussion, and Personal Interview.

Eligible candidates must appear for the corresponding paper of GATE 2023 in their respective disciplines, i.e., Electrical Engineering (EE), Electronics and Communication (EC), Civil Engineering (CE), or Computer Science Engineering (CS). Only candidates who qualify in the corresponding paper of GATE 2023 will be eligible for the next stage of selection.

The qualifying marks in GATE 2023 will be decided by the GATE 2023 conducting authority. Qualified candidates will be shortlisted category-wise for Group Discussion and Personal Interview based on their normalized marks out of 100 in GATE 2023, in the corresponding paper. Candidates have the option to appear for the GD/Interview in either Hindi or English.

The weightage for the selection process is as follows: GATE 2023 Marks (out of 100) in the corresponding paper – 85%, Group Discussion – 3%, and Personal Interview – 12%.

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Application Fees:

For SC/ST/PwD/Ex-SM/Departmental candidates are exempted from payment of application fees. Other candidates are required to log in to their candidate login section and deposit a non-refundable application fee of ₹500 through online mode only. Upon submission of the application fee, the application process will be considered complete.

Important Dates:

Date of Notification
Starting Date of Online Application
Last Date of Online Application


Detailed official notification and online application link for PGCIL Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023 are provided below – Apply Online

Official Notification PDF & Apply Online Link for PGCIL Engineer Trainee Recruitment 2023 

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