NPCIL Executive Trainee Recruitment Through GATE 2019

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited has announced the vacancy for the executive trainee which will be appointed as Scientific Officer Group A scale after the probation or training period. The company has not yet released the official detailed notification for the ET post however they have notified the apply online date and eligible branches.

The interested candidates who have completed or pursuing the engineering degree from the Civil, Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics, and Instrumentation can apply for the NPCIL recruitment through GATE 2019. The schedule of online application and official website are shown here in the table for the reference.

NPCIL Apply Online Schedule

Start Date to Apply Online10 Days after the GATE 2019 result release date
Last Date of Application30 April 2019
Official WebsiteVisit here

Last year also the Nuclear Corporation issued vacancy notification for the post of Executive trainees, and the earlier advertisement contains the equivalent the engineering stream, age limit, and selection procedure. So these things would remain the same for this year recruitment too.

Eligible Engineering Streams

DisciplineEligible BranchesGATE 2019 Paper Code
  • Mechanical
  • Production
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical
  • Electrical & Electronics
  • Electronics
  • Electronics & Communication
  • Electronics & Telecommunication
  • Electronics & Controls
  • Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Instrumentation
  • Instrumentation & Controls
  • Instrumentation & Electronics
  • Civil Engineering
The Cut off date for acquiring the education qualification is 30 November 2019.

Applicants must have at least 60% of the minimum qualifications in the above-mentioned disciplines from a government recognized University or Institute.

The candidates who have completed or pursuing the dual degree course, they are also eligible to apply for the vacancy.

Age Limit

The Age Limit for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited Executive Trainee Post shown in the below table.

CategoryMaximum Age Allowed
General/ UR26 Years
OBC-NCL29 Years
SC/ ST31 Years
PwD/ PHAdditional 10 Years relaxation in respective Category
Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 (Dom Kashmir) (relaxation – 5 years)31 Years


Selection Procedure

The NPCIL Management will issue call letters for the personal interview round to eligible candidates in the ratio of 1:8 to the total vacancy position.

Final selection will be solely based on the individual performance in the personal interview. The category wise cut off marks for the interview round shown here.

There is no wieghtage to the GATE 2019 score marks, hence individual performance in the personal interview only decide the candidate’s selection in the NPCIL Group A post.

If two candidates get the same marks in the Interview, the priority will be given to the applicant who gets the higher score in the GATE exam. In the case of both Interview and GATE score are equal then the date of birth will be taken into account and the older candidate will get the position in the NPCIL.


The selected candidates will get placed for the training of one year in any power plant location or project site of the company. After the successful training, they will get absorbed in the scientific Officer at Level 10 of revised pay matrix. You can check here NPCIL Salary, promotions, facility, allowances, etc. by following the link.

Service Bond

Those who get finally selected in the Nuclear Corporation, are required to sign the bond agreement of amount Rs 4,30,000/- (Rupees Four Lakhs Thirty Thousand Only) to do service in the NPCIL for the period of minimum three years after successful completion of training.

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