Somatirtha Purohit

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) brings big opportunities for Engineering Graduates.

The corporation has invited applications for the recruitment of Engineer Trainees through GATE 2023.

Candidates can apply online through the official website of PGCIL at

The application process has already commenced and the deadline for the submission of the application form is April 18.

PGCIL Recruitment Details

Total Vacancy: 138 posts

  • Electrical: 83 posts

  • Civil: 20 posts

  • Electronics: 20 posts

  • Computer Science: 15 posts

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have a full-time BE/BTech/BSc in engineering from a recognised University/Institute.

Age Limit

The age of the candidate must not be exceeding 28 years as on December 31, 2022.

Age Relaxation

  • For OBC (NCL) candidates: 3 years

  • For SC/ST candidates: 5 years

  • For PwD candidates: 10 years

Application Fee

UR Candidates: Rs 500
SC/ST/PwD/Ex-SM/ Departmental Candidates: Nil

Selection Process

The Selection Process consists of marks obtained (out of 100) in the corresponding paper of GATE 2023, Group Discussion & Personal Interview.

Pay Scale

The Corporation offers a very attractive pay package and is one of the best in the Industry. Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs.40,000/- -3%- 1,40,000(IDA) during the one-year training period. They shall be paid a stipend in the form of Basic Pay of Rs. 40,000/- along with IDA, HRA and Perks @12% of basic pay during training period.

On successful completion of training, the candidates will be absorbed as Engineers in E2 scale - Rs 50,000/- 3%- 1,60,000/- (IDA).

How to Apply

  • Visit the official website at

  • Go to the career section

  • Click on the link ‘Recruitment of Engineer Trainees-2023 through GATE 2023’

  • Fill out the application form

  • Pay the application fee

  • Take a printout of the application form for future purpose

For more details, click HERE.