The qualification for the above posts is full time Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology or AMIE with not less than 65 percent marks. The final year or semester students are can also apply however they have to obtain at least 65 percent marks in their engineering degree.
The age limit for applying for the post is 27 years as on January 18, 2014. In other words, candidates born before January 17, 1987 need not apply. However, the age limit is relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates. It is relaxed by 10 years for PWD-General, 13 years for PWD-OBC and 15 years for PWD-SC or ST candidates.
The eligible candidates will have to appear for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)-2014. Based on the GATE-2014 marks and requirement, candidates will be short listed for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates need to secure minimum qualifying marks in GD and interview, before being considered in the merit list. Candidates are required to appear for GATE-2014 paper.
Selected candidates will be placed in the pay scale of Rs. 24900-3%-50500 at the basic pay of Rs 24900 during one-year training. These candidates will be absorbed after successful completion of training as Assistant Manager in the pay scale of Rs 24900-3%-50500 at a basic pay of Rs. 25650/-. Besides basic pay candidates will also be paid Dearness Allowance and will also be entitled for other perquisites & allowances under cafeteria approach.
The selected candidates shall undergo one year training at various places. The region in which the selected candidates will be posted, will be decided at the time of joining, however final place of posting in that region will be allocated only after successful completion of class room training based on the performance during the training and requirement at each location. Candidates can be placed, across the country, in any of the functions at projects/ stations or offices including joint ventures & subsidiary companies of NTPC.
SERVICE AGREEMENT BOND:
The selected candidates who belong to General and OBC categories will be required to execute a service agreement bond of Rs 2,50,000 (Rs 1,25,000 for candidates belonging to SC, ST categories and PWDs) to serve the company for at least 3 years after successful completion of one year training.
HOW TO APPLY:
For detailed information on GATE-2014, interested candidates may log on to www.gate.iitkgp.ac.in/gate2014 or on the websites of other IITs and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Candidates need to apply Online for GATE as per the information provided on the websites. They should wait for the admit card to get the GATE registration number. The candidates will receive their GATE-2014 Registration Number printed on their admit card. On receipt of GATE registration number, the candidates need to apply On-line for NTPC ET-2014 on the website www.ntpccareers.net from December 20, 2013 to January 18, 2014. Candidate belonging to General or OBC category is required to pay a non-refundable registration fee of Rs 150. The SC, ST and PWD category candidate need not pay the registration fee. State Bank of India has been authorized to collect the registration fee, in a specially opened account (No 30987919993) at CAG branch, New Delhi, on behalf of NTPC.
For any query or doubt, candidates may visit NTPC Bhawan, Scope Complex, Core-7, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 or www.ntpccareers.net