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  • OPTCL Recruitment 2021: Fresh Notification Out For 200 Posts, Apply From Sept 14

OPTCL Recruitment 2021: Fresh Notification Out For 200 Posts, Apply From Sept 14

Submission of the online application will commence on September 14, 2021. The closing date of submitting the application is October 14, 2021. 

Ramakanta Biswas
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The Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) has released an advertisement for the recruitment of junior maintenance and operator trainee (JMOT) on contractual basis.  

A total of 200 ITI qualified candidates in Electrician Trade will be recruited for placement at various units across the State, preferably in KBK and other districts of the State.

The online submission of the application will commence on September 14, 2021. The closing date of submission of the application is October 14, 2021. 

The selected candidates will be initially appointed as a Junior Maintenance and Operator Trainee (JMOT) for a period of one year. On successful completion of Training period, they shall be appointed as Junior Technician on Contractual basis for a period of Five (5) years and may be considered for appointment to the post of Junior Technician (Level: NE-3) on regular establishment in the Pay Matrix: Rs 22,700 to Rs 72,000 with Initial Basic Pay of Rs 22,700.


Initially, the selected candidates will draw a salary of Rs 11,500 1st Year (Trainee), Rs 12,650 (2nd year), Rs 13,915 (third year), Rs 15,310 (4th year), Rs 16,845 (5th year) and Rs 18,530 (6th year). 

No other allowances or benefits would be admissible. However, TA/DA will be paid for official tours as per Rules of Corporation.


HSC pass from recognised Board or equivalent and ITI Certificate in Electrician Trade from NCVT with minimum 60% marks for General & SEBC candidates and 50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 

Selected candidates will have to undergo training for a period of 1(one) year at various units of OPTCL including Induction-cum-Orientation training at Power Training Centre (PTC), Chandaka, Bhubaneswar.

The training period will be for 1(one) year, unless and otherwise extended further.

Age Limit: 

Candidate must not be under 18 years of age and must not be above 32 years as on September 1, 2021. There is relaxation for SC / ST/ SEBC, PWD, Ex-Servicemen and women as per norms.

Selection Procedure:

The selection process involves Computer Based Test (CBT) and Skill Test and Career Marking. The Computer Based Test will comprise 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), out of which Subject Knowledge (80%), Numerical/ GK & Reasoning (10%) & English Knowledge (10%). 

The CBT will be of Three (3) hours duration. There shall be no negative marking.

Centre of Examination:

The Computer Based Test (CBT) will be held at Angul, Bolangir, Balasore, Bargarh, Berhampur, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jagatsingpur, Jajpur, Kalahandi, Kandhamal, Karanjia(Mayurbhanj), Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nayagarh, Puri, Rourkela, Sambalpur, Sonepur, Gunupur(Rayagada), Jharsuguda depending on the number of candidates from the respective zone. The candidates need to mention their choice of Examination Zone at appropriate place in the Online Application Form.

How to Apply:

Eligible candidates are required to visit OPTCL website www.optcl.co.in and registered themselves to fill up online application for the posts. 

Application received through any other mode would not be accepted, read the official notice.