Nalco Salary structure for Graduate Engineers

National Aluminium Company is a biggest integrated PSU in Asia which has bauxite refinery, smelter unit and fabrication plant at a single location. NALCO established by Government of India under the ministry of mining in the year 1981. Recently The company has issued notification for the recruitment of young graduate engineer through GATE 2018.

In this post, we will see the job profile and salary in hand of freshly recruited engineers at NALCO.


NALCO Graduate Engineer Salary

NALCO Jr manager job is one of the best government jobs for engineers. After the successful selection in the recruitment exam based on GATE score and Personal Interview performance, the candidate will be called for one-year training.  This training will be classroom and on the job training.

After completion of training candidate will get the appointment for the post of Jr Manager in The pay band of 60,000-1,80,000.

The initial basic pay for the newly recruited engineer will be 60000 per month. Apart from this he/she will get Dearness Allowances, Cafeteria, PRP, LTC, Medical benefits etc.

Here is the break up of Salary

NALCO Graduate Engineer Salary
ComponentDuring TrainingAfter Training
Pay Scale40,000 -140,00060,000 – 1,80,000
Initial Basic Pay40,00060,000
Allowances20,00054,500
Minimum Monthly Gross Salary in Rs60,0001,14,500


Check: Nalco Recruitment through GATE 2018

Other benefits

Apart from above in hand salary, the NALCO executives are eligible for following facilities

  • Government quarter
  • Leave travel concessions
  • Medical benefits for employee and dependent

Career progression and pay on promotions

As I have already mentioned that fresh graduate will be posted as junior manager grade at class I post.

Nalco has a well-defined policy for the career growth of engineers. Minimum 3 years are required for next promotion. At lower management level promotion are fast however same is comparatively low at higher posts. Here are the cadre hierarchy and pay scale of each grade.

NALCO 3rd PRC Revised Pay Scales from 01.01.2017
GradeName of PostPay Scale
E0Assistant Engineer/ GET/MT30,000 – 1,20,000
E1Jr. Manager/ Medical Officer60,000 – 1,80,000
E2Assistant Manager70,000 – 2,00,000
E3Deputy Manager80,000 – 2,20,000
E4Manager90,000 – 2,40,000
E5Sr. Manager1,00,000 – 2,60,000
E6Asst. General Manager1,20,000 – 2,80,000
E7Deputy General Manager
E8General Manager
E9Executive Director1,50,000 – 3,00,000


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