UPPCL recruitment 2017: The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL), Lucknow has released a job notification for direct recruitment to the post of junior engineer (trainee) at uppcl.org. A total of 71 vacancies has been announced in UPPCL and 155 vacancies in UP Power Transmission Corporation Limited (UPPTCL), according to Hindustan Times. However, the number of vacancies are tentative which can be increased or decreased as per requirement. The online form submission will begin on October 10 and will continue till last date, which is October 31. Candidates can pay the fees and processing charges online. The examination will be conducted through computer-based test (CBT) for selection of candidates.
The exam may be held in the third week of November. According to the notification, the candidates, who are applying for the post, must have thorough knowledge of Hindi. However, if the candidate has not passed high school or equivalent examination in Hindi. He/she will have to clear an exam conducted by registrar, Department Examination, Govt of UP, within three years of joining, as per HT.
A written test of 200 marks will be conducted. Candidates will have three hours to take the test. Out of the 200 questions, 150 will be from the diploma level engineering branch syllabus for the post applied, 20 questions of general knowledge and awareness, 20 of reasoning and 10 on general Hindi. Candidates must also note that there is a negative marking in the test. For each wrong answer, 0.25 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates scoring less than 30 per cent marks will be rejected. The merit list will be prepared on basis of marks obtained in computer-based test.
Eligibility criteria for the job:
The candidates must have three years diploma examination in electrical engineering awarded by Pravidhik Shiksha Parishad, UP or equivalent diploma recognised by state govt or 3 years diploma in electrical engineering conducted by AICTE or conducted by any university in India incorporated by an act of central/state legislature.
Age limit for the job:
The minimum age for applying should be 18 years and maximum should be 40 years as on 01.07.2017. There is a relaxation of age for reserved categories.