POWER GRID 2023 Recruitment for Diploma Trainee - 425 Posts - Apply Online


Candidates who are seeking for Government Jobs in India can check out this latest Recruitment Notification of "Power Grid Corporation of India Limited  (POWER GRID)." for the opening positions of Diploma Trainee - 425 Posts. Applications are invited from below mentioned qualification carrying personnel's for 425 Positions.

POWERGRID operates around 1,76,109 ckm Transmission Lines along with 275 Sub-Stations (as on 31st July 2023) and wheels about 50% of total power generated in the country through its transmission networks. POWERGRID also owns & operates around approximately 82,294 kms of telecom network, with points of presence in approx. 458 locations, points of Interconnections in 780 locations and intra-city network in 256 cities across India.

POWERGRID with its strong in-house expertise in various facets of the Transmission, SubTransmission, Distribution and Telecom sectors also offers consultancy services at National and International levels. POWERGRID has been making profit since inception, having Gross turnover of Rs. 45,968.07 Crores and Profit After Tax of Rs. 15,226.32 Crores (FY: 2022-23).

POWERGRID requires bright, committed, and energetic Diploma engineers to be inducted as Diploma Trainees (DT) in Electrical (EE), Civil (CE) and Electronics (EC) disciplines under the regional recruitment scheme for its various regions / Corporate Telecom Department.

Organization NamePower Grid Corporation of India Limited
Job NameDiploma Trainee
Total Vacancy425
SalaryCheck Notification
Job LocationAcross India
Official websitepowergridindia.com
Upper age limit 27 years as on 23.09.2023

Induction level :- S1 grade after completion of one-year training


The Corporation offers a very attractive pay package and is one of the best in the industry. Selected
candidates will be paid Rs. 27,500/- per month as a stipend during the one-year training period.
On successful completion of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Junior Engineer Gr-IV (S1) in
the Supervisory category in the pay scale of Rs. 25,000 –3%- 1,17,500 (IDA).

On regularization, the Compensation package includes Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, Perquisites and
Allowance as per cafeteria approach, Performance Related Pay, Company Quarters or HRA,
Reimbursement of monthly conveyance expenditure, mobile facility, Provident Fund, Gratuity, Pension
& Leave encashment, Group Insurance, Personal Accident Insurance etc.

The Corporation also offers excellent facilities like Short and Long-term Loans & Advances including
House Building Advance, Medical facilities for self and dependents etc. to its regular employees in accordance with the policies of the organization from time to time.


The selection process shall consist of Written Test (Computer Based Test) of eligible candidates. Applications of candidates shall be scrutinized based on the Job Specification, Relaxation and Concession given as per the uploaded documents. Hence, candidates are requested to be very careful while uploading the relevant documents.

The decision of POWERGRID regarding the scrutiny of application and short listing for Computer Based Test shall be final and binding.

Written Test shall be of Objective Type (each question shall have four answer options) of two hours’ duration consisting of two parts –

Part-I consists of Technical Knowledge Test (TKT) with 120 questions having specific questions from respective discipline.

Part-II consists of Supervisory Aptitude Test (SAT) with 50 questions on vocabulary, verbal comprehension, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability, data sufficiency and interpretation,
numerical ability etc.

All questions carry equal marks (1 mark). Wrong and multiple answers would result in negative marks of ¼.

Final merit for selection will be decided based on marks secured by the candidates in Written Test (100% weightage). Candidates who will qualify in Written Test as per qualifying criteria shall be shortlisted category-wise for empanelment, in proportion to the number of vacancies in the respective category.

The offer of Appointment to the suitable candidates shall be issued in order of merit and on the basis of vacancy. Appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being found medically fit in the Pre-Employment Medical Examination to be conducted as per POWERGRID Norms and Standards of Medical Fitness. (Refer to “Health” Link on career page of our website for standards of Medical Fitness.). No relaxation in this regard shall be given.


Payment of Application fee (Non-refundable Rs. 300/-, wherever applicable): For detailed instructions regarding payment of the application fee, Click here: (https://www.powergrid.in/online-payment-application-fees). Candidates are requested to go through the instructions carefully and ensure payment of fees on time


Computer Based Test of all notified post shall be conducted on “Single Day in Single Session” for all Regions. Hence, interested and eligible candidates are advised to apply for “Any One Region” only.

Once opted for a Region by the candidate in the online application form, the option to change the Region shall not be allowed under any circumstances. The candidate shall not be considered for the post of any other Region i.e., the candidature of the applicant shall be considered only for the Region for which the application is submitted. 

1. Interested and eligible candidates should apply only through On-line Registration System of POWERGRID. To apply log on to http://www.powergrid.in → Careers Section → Job Opportunities → Openings and then “Recruitment of Diploma Trainee (Electrical/Civil/Electronics) for Regions and Corporate Centre 2023-24”. No other means/ mode of application shall be accepted. POWERGRID will not be responsible for bouncing
back of any email sent to the candidate.
2. Before registering and submitting their applications on the website, the candidate should
possess a valid E-mail ID, Alternate E-mail ID, Mobile number and Alternate Mobile number.
3. Candidates are advised to upload legible copies of the following documents while submitting online application in the space earmarked in the online application: -
a) Recent passport size color photograph max.(50KB)in .jpg format
b) Signature max (30KB) in .jpg format
c) Date of Birth Proof: Matric / Birth Certificate (wherein DOB is mentioned)(max 3MB)in .pdf format
d) Qualification Certificate (Diploma) along with Mark Sheets of all years / semesters (max.
10MB) along with Proof of norms adopted by the Technical Board / Institute to convert CGPA/ OGPA / DGPA into percentage (if applicable) (all Qualification Certificate & Mark Sheets are required to be scanned in .pdf format)
e) Candidates working in Govt. / PSU are required to apply through the proper channel and
need to upload “No-Objection Certificate” from the present employer (max. 3MB) in .pdf format.
f) Caste Certificate in the prescribed Govt. of India format issued by Competent Authority (if applicable) (max. 3MB)in .pdf format
g) Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Certificate in the prescribed Govt. of India format issued by Competent Authority (if applicable) (max. 3MB) in .pdf format
h) In case of requirement of scribe for PwBD/PwD candidates, Certificate in prescribed format issued by Competent Authority as per Govt. of India guidelines regarding physical limitation by the candidate to write (max. 3MB) in .pdf format.
i) Ex-Serviceman Discharge Certificate, Undertaking and Proforma of Certificate for Employed Officials in case of Ex-Servicemen in the prescribed format/s (if applicable) (max. 3MB)in .pdf format
j) Domicile cum Age relaxation certificates for Candidates from Riots Victim in the prescribed
Govt. of India format issued by Competent Authority (if applicable) (max. 3MB) in .pdf format
k) EWS Certificate, as prescribed by Government of India (max. 3MB) in .pdf format.
4. Applicants are advised to take a printoutof the submitted online application and note down the user ID (i.e., primary email ID) and password (i.e., registration ID) generated at the time of online registration. The candidates called for Document Verification are required to produce the above uploaded documents in original for verification.
5. Candidates are not required to forward the hard copies of applications to POWERGRID
6. Also, candidates should keep the following documents ready with themselves for any future requirement. (Self-attested copies):
a) Copy of online generated resume
b) Documents related to Essential Qualification (Passing Certificate & Mark sheets.)
c) Documents related to Other Qualifications (Passing Certificate & Mark sheets)
d) Proof of norms adopted by the Technical Board / Institute to convert CGPA / OGPA / DGPA into percentage.
e) Proof of Date of Birth (X class certificate / Birth Certificate)
f) Caste (SC / ST / OBC-NCL / EWS) Certificate for claiming Reservation / Relaxation / Concessions (as applicable)
g) For Ex-servicemen candidates, Discharge Certificate
h) For PwBD candidates, Disability Certificate
i) In case of requirement of scribe, certificate for person with specified disability covered under the definition of Section 2 (s)-PwD & 2(r)-PwBD of the RPwD Act, 2016 and having difficulty in writing.
j) Any other relevant document
Candidate will have to bring these documents along with original for verification at the time of document verification / medical / joining, if called for.
k) Candidates should submit only one application for a post. Application once submitted cannot be altered. Accordingly, no requests for change in applicant data after submission of online application shall be entertained. A valid e-mail ID is essential for submission of the online application. POWERGRID will not be responsible for bouncing of any email sent to the candidates. Candidates are advised to make a note of their e-mail ID as entered in the application form and Registration Number generated at the top right-hand corner of the ‘Resume’. These would be required for accessing information through candidate login during the later stages of the recruitment process.
l) Once applied, the applicants are advised to check the website as well as their registered e-mail regularly for any updates.
7. The admit card indicating Roll Number, Name of the allocated Test Centre and guidelines for the test will be made available on our website to the candidates found apparently eligible based on the online data only. The candidate has to download his / her Admit card, Test Guidelines etc. for appearing in the test from the website only. Please note that the admit card will not be sent by post.
8. All information regarding this recruitment will be made available on the website http://www.powergrid.in and no separate communication shall be made. Candidates must regularly visit website http://www.powergrid.in for information regarding dates of screening test / computer-based test, downloading of admit card, result of screening test / computerbased test, medical standards etc.
9. E-mail ID and Mobile number to be entered in online application form is mandatory. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he / she should create his / her new email ID before applying online. Candidates are advised to keep the e-mail ID and Mobile number entered in the online application form compulsorily active for at least one year. No change in the email ID or mobile number will be allowed once entered. 
10. Applicants should keep sufficient copies of same photographs in reserve for future use, which they are using in the Online Registration.
11. Application once submitted may be edited/updated till last date of submission of online application.
12. It is mandatory that candidates go through the full text of the advertisement and agree to all the conditions given, while applying for the post.


The selected candidates on training will be required to execute a service agreement bond of Rs.2,50,000/- for General and OBC (NCL)/EWS candidates and Rs.1,25,000/- for SC/ST/PwBD candidates for serving the Corporation for a minimum period of three years after completion of training successfully.

For any queries regarding this recruitment please send email to recruitment@powergrid.in. Candidates are required to add this email-id to their address book in order to avoid any email communication gap. Please write “Recruitment of Diploma Trainee-2023-24 <subject matter>” in the subject line of e-mail.

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Last Date to Apply : 23 September, 2023

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