National thermal power corporation is Asia’s biggest Electricity producer recruits Diploma Engineer Trainee in the workman pay scale of 15500-34500 in the W7 Grade.
Recently it has announced the vacancy named as “NTPC Diploma Vacancy 2018” to work as Assistant Grade-I Supervisor in the various power plants under the regional offices of Patna, Lucknow, Secunderabad, Mumbai, Chattisgarh.
How to become Diploma Trainee in NTPC
NTPC is a Maharatna Company which has turn over of around 79342.30Cr in the year of 2016-17 and It also has a net profit of 9832 Cr the same period. So it won’t be a wrong decision to join the blue-chip public sector undertaking.
In order to become a Diploma trainee, you must have a Diploma in Engineering certificate from Government recognized Institutes with minimum 70% marks. Your age must be below 25 Years as on date of online application. Relaxation in the age limit as per government guidelines.
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After applying the online application one has to appear on two online two-stage examination process
- Stage-I Test: (Online Test120 Questions about General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and Duration of Test paper 120 Minutes, 1 Mark will be awarded for correct answers and 0.4 will be deducted for each wrong answer)
- Stage-II Test: (Online Test 120 Questions on Technical Stream, 2 Hours duration, 1 Mark on a Correct answer, 0.25 Mark deduction on a wrong answer)
Those who will get selected in the recruitment examination will have to go through two years rigorous classroom and on the job training. After that, they will be appointed as the Diploma Engineers or Asstt. Gr.I In the pay scale of 15500-34500.
NTPC Diploma Trainee Salary
As I have already stated that the pay scale of Diploma Trainees is 15500-34500. The initial basic pay after the appointment is the 15500. They will also get the DA, perks, and Allowance on the pay scale. The full breakup of the Diploma engineer salary is shown here
|NTPC Junior Engineer Salary|
|Salary Component||Amount in Rs|
|HRA (Max 30% for Metro city)||4650 (Max)|
|Total Gross Salary in Rs||51376|
NTPC Junior Engineer Payslip
The following image shows the monthly salary statement of a Junior Engineer or Diploma Engineer working in the W8 Grade in the NTPC.
So they will get the gross salary of around Rs 51316 Per month. Apart from this pay, they are also eligible for following benefits
- Leave Travelling Concessions
- All India LTC
- Cost-free Medical facility or reimbursement
- Full furnished house
- School facility for children
- Subsidized Canteen facilities,
- Self Contributory Superannuation Benefit Fund
- Performance Related Payment
Duties and job profile of Diploma engineer
Diploma engineer directly works under the executive engineer and they have various job profile depending on the posting department.
7th CPC for NTPC Diploma Trainees
As NTPC is a Public sector undertaking and it doesn’t follow the CDA scale of patterns, hence 7th CPC is not applicable to its employees. There is a separate pay revision called PRC which is applicable to PSU staff. The 3rd PRC Recommendation already approved by the government. It will implement in NTPC from 01.012017. The Pay revision order still awaited. After this pay revision, the revised basic of these polytechnic passed out will be 39000.
NTPC Pay Revision order already issued on 28 May 2018, you can follow the link to view details.
Promotion and Career Growth
The Diploma Trainee appointed in the Workmen grade of W7 which is for Operator Gr.I/Technician Gr.I/ Draughtsman Gr.I/Asstt. Gr.I. After the first promotion, the grade will change to W8 and post name will become Sr. Technician/ Sr.Draughtsman Sr.Assistant. Here is the list pay scales and posts on promotion.
|W7||15500-34500||Asstt. Gr.I/Technician Gr.I/ Operator Gr.I/Draughtman Gr.I|
|W8||16000-35500||Sr .Draughtsman Sr.Assistant./Sr. Technician/|
|W9||17000-37000||Master Technician Gr.II|
|W10||18500-40000||Master Technician Gr.I|
Read: NTPC Salary in hand
Diploma in Mechanical engineering passed out candidate generally work in the mechanical maintenance department. Their main job is to provide round the clock availability of all mechanical equipment installed in the power plant. Few mechanical types of equipment are Manually operated valves, Pumps, Pipes, Turbines, Bearings etc.
Diploma in Electrical Engineering applicants is posted in the Electrical maintenance department. Their main job is to install, maintain and repair the electrical equipment like motor, switchgear, bus bars, lightning arresters, Isolators, Relays etc.
The polytechnic passed out candidates from Electronics and Instrumentation Branches can apply for this post. They are responsible for the installation and all electronic equipment like temperature, pressure meter, fluid rate meter, level controller, sensors and above all Distribution controller systems.
These diploma graduate are generally posted in coal mines under the direct control of NTPC.