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Devbrat Patnaik

In yet another opportunity for those worried about their empty pockets, applications have been invited from interested and eligible candidates for direct recruitment to the post of Junior Engineer (Trainee) under E&M cadre in the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) and its DISCOMS. Those who will be selected will be paid as per Level 7th pay matrix of the 7th Pay Commission - Rs 44,900 (minimum level in revised pay matrix).

Name of Posts and Vacancies: A total of 212 vacancies including 191 Junior Engineer (Trainee electrical) and Junior engineer (Trainee-Electronics) will be filled under this recruitment drive.

Last Date: The last date for submission of application form is December 28, 2020. However, the last date to apply in offline mode is December 30.

As per the official notification, the tentative date for exams is the first week of February 2021.


HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should note that the Application Form, Payment mode selection and other general details are available at UPPCL official website www.uppcl.org. Candidates are advised to log in and select 'Apply online' and follow the instructions carefully. Candidates are required to maintain their unique e-mail ID and mobile number throughout the selection process.

PAY SCALE: Selected candidates will get salary as per 7th Pay Commission in the pay matrix level-7; Rs 44900 minimum level in the revised pay matrix. Apart from this, Dearness Allowance (DA) and other allowances as admissible as per rules of the UPPCL.

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SELECTION PROCESS: The selection of candidates will be based on the Computer Based Test (CBT) only. CBT will be held at Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Bareilly, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Noida / Greater Noida and Meerut cities.

AGE LIMIT: Applicants' age should be between 18 years and 40 years as on January 1, 2020. However, there is relaxation in upper age limit for candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, Ex-Servicemen, dependents of freedom fighters and Physically Handicapped (OA/OUPBIPD only) category.

Note: The maximum age of a candidate availing all relaxations shall not exceed 55 years.

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