formerly known as National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking (PSU). NTPC hires Executive Trainees (ET) on the basis of GATE score. For the recruitment of ET-2018, NTPC will accept GATE 2018 scores. NTPC will recruit executive trainees in the engineering disciplines of Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics, Instrumentation and Mining. The application process will begin in January 2018 and candidates willing to apply to NTPC should make sure to apply for GATE 2018 and sit for the exam which will be conducted in February 2018.
The application process for GATE 2018 started on September 1, 2017 and will end on October 5, 2017.
The individual vacancies in each of the engineering branches would be advertised by NTPC around the same time as commencement of online application process.
NTPC Selection Process for Executive Trainees
Candidates would be shortlisted for appearing in an Online Aptitude Test based on their GATE 2018 score. Further based on the performance in the online aptitude test, candidates would be called for Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Candidates would need to secure minimum qualifying marks each in Group Discussion and Interview separately to be considered for merit list.
The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of 85% weightage of GATE score, 5% weightage of Group Discussion marks, and 10% weightage of Interview marks.
Candidates who are selected will have to undergo one year training. The final posting will be decided on the basis of performance during the training and requirement per se.