NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Last Updated - March 23 2018

NLC Appointment via GATE 2018 – Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is one of the many public companies hiring employees using GATE scores. The basic grade pay that the trainee in NLC will get Rs. 20600 – Rs. 46500. NLC will appoint 100 GATE qualified aspirants this year on the basis of their GATE scores. The Application form for the NLC Appointment via GATE 2018 will available from January 6 – 31, 2018. There will be 3 years service bond with NLC for the aspirants those who will be selected as Graduate Engineers Trainee.

Vacancy of Neyveli Lignite Corporation 2018

A total of hundred (100) vacancies are available in various branches for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainee for the year 2018. The detailed vacancy for various branches has been presented below in table:

Electrical (and Electronics)15
Control and Instrumentation5
Computer Science5
Electrical (and Communication)5

Job Profile of NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

NLC looking to hire young, dynamic and result in oriented personals for the post of Graduate Executive Trainees in different branches are given a training for twelve months (that is extendable). On completion of the training period, aspirants are posted in any unit under NLC or any of its subsidiary companies.

The trainees are acquainted with the company, its way of working, their duties and responsibilities and an extensive understanding of the post at various branches.

It is important to note that selected aspirants for the post of the Graduate Executive Trainee will need to sign a Service Agreement Bond for a value of 1,00,000 INR which entails that the selected aspirant will need to work for the organisation for an at least duration of three years posts the completion of training.

Salary of NLC Recruitment Through GATE 2018

The salary for the post ranges from 20,600 INR-46,500 INR (E-2 grade) with an increment of three percent. The aspirants are provideed a handsome annual package 8.6 lakhs INR CTC per annum.

During the training duration, the Graduate Executive Trainees are paid Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance (currently 107.9 % of basic pay) and Common Allowance (40% of basic pay) per month. In addition to the above, they are paid Performance Concerned Pay annually and entitled for superannuation benefit (30% of basic pay plus Dearness Allowance), free Medical treatment for self and dependents.

Employees, when posted, are also offered unfurnished residential accommodation at nominal rent at their place of posting.

Application Date for NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

The Application Procedure for Appointment of Graduate Executive Trainees by NLC begins on January 06, 2018. The aspirant should Visit the official website of NLC for applying for the post. The aspirant should have a valid GATE Registration number before applying online. These Dates are tentative.

Online Application Start DateJanuary 06, 2018
Online Application Closing DateJanuary 31, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for NLC Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Only Indian nationals with qualifications earned from Indian Universities/Institutes duly recognized by UGC/AICTE (wherever need) are applicable to apply.

The academic eligibility requirements have been described below for the various branches

MechanicalMechanical Engineering (ME code in GATE)
Electrical (and Electronics)Electrical/Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EE code in GATE)
MiningMining Engineering (MN code in GATE)
Control and InstrumentationInstrumentation/Electronics and Instrumentation/Control and Instrumentation Engineering (IN code in GATE)
CivilCivil/Civil and Structural Engineering (CE code in GATE)
Computer ScienceComputer Science/Computer Engineering/Information Technology (C code in GATE)
Electrical (and Communication)Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC code in GATE)

Along with the B.Tech degree, the aspirant should also at least percentage of sixty for the General and OBC categories and fifty for the SC and ST categories. For PWD aspirants, the at least percentage need is also fifty.

Applicable aspirants also need to have qualifying GATE marks on the GATE scorecard (as desired by NLC).

Moreover, final year students can also apply, offered they meet the academic eligibility criteria set by the organisation. In case of selection, the aspirants then will need to submit their final mark sheet/ provisional certificate on or before 31st August 2018.

The eligibility in terms of the upper age limit has bee described below. Aspirants’ age as on 31st December 2015 should not exceed

  1. Thirty years for general category aspirants
  2. Thirty-three years for OBC category aspirants
  3. Thirty-five years for SC/ST category aspirants

For Ex-Servicemen and OWD aspirants, the criterion is set as per the Government of India rules.

Reservation for NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

The reservation for various categories in the post for various branches has been presented below in the table

Electrical (and Electronics)1584215
Control and Instrumentation21115
Computer Science41 - -5
Electrical (and Communication)221 -5

Application Fee of NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Aspirants need to remit the prescribed fee online via Debit/Credit card/Netbanking. Aspirants belonging to reserved categories and PWD Ex-Servicemen are not needed to pay any Application fee.

General and OBC CategoryINR. 300/-
SC/ST, PWD Ex-ServicemenExempted

Application Procedure for NLC Recruitment Through GATE 2018

  1. With the GATE 2018 registration number, aspirants can apply online via the official website of NLC for the post of Graduate Engineer Trainee. It is important to note that no other means of application is accepted.
  2. The aspirants should very cautiously enter all the details as asked in the application form and check it once it is filled.
  3. Aspirants belonging to the General and OBC categories need to pay an application fee of 300 INR.
  4. A recent passport size photograph and signature is also needed to be uploaded to the form. This photograph and signature should be the same as uploaded in the GATE application form.
  5. After the successful online submission of the application form, a Registration-cum-Application form is generated.
  6. Aspirants are advised to take out a print copy of the Registration-cum-Application form and the payment receipt for future reference and in case the aspirant is called for interview.

Apply online here NLC via GATE

Note: Given below is the list of documents need during the application procedure.

  • Disability Certificate, indicating the type of disability (in case of PWD)
  • Qualifying degree certificate and mark sheet
  • Caste/Category certificate (for SC/ST/OBC aspirants)
  • Discharge certificate in case of Ex-Servicemen aspirants
  • Proof of date of birth
  • One set of self-attested photocopies of all the documents listed
  • Any other documents/details regarding the eligibility criteria.
  • Scanned signature
  • GATE scorecard
  • Scanned photograph

The instructions regarding the uploading of scanned photograph and signature have been given below

For scanned photograph

  1. The photograph must be a recent colour passport size photograph with preferred dimensions of 200x230 pixels and the size of the image should not be more than 50kb.
  2. In case the size of the image is more than 50kb, the setting of the scanner such as resolution, number of colours can be adjusted during the procedure of scanning.
  3. Also, caps, hats and dark glasses are not allowed and religious headwear though permitted should not cover the face.

For scanned signature

  1. The aspirant has to sign on a white paper with a black ink pen with preferred dimensions of 140x60 pixels and the size of the image, not more than 20kb.
  2. The signature is used for all necessary documents like the call letter and thus, should only be signed by the aspirant and no one else.
  3. In case, the aspirant’s signature at the time of selection does not match the signature on the call letter, the aspirant shall be disqualified.

Selection Procedure of NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) Recruitment Through GATE 2018

Aspirants will be shortlisted for the selection procedure based on the marks scored by them in GATE 2018, out of hundred for the further procedures including group discussions and individual interview.

The list of aspirants shortlisted for selection procedure will be published on the NLC website ( and intimation will be sent to the shortlisted aspirants via email.

It is important to note that aspirants who have been called for individual interview must bring all their original certificates along with one set of self-attested photocopies of the same for document verification.

The final list of students selected is declared after this.

Result List of NLC Recruitment Through GATE 2018

The result is declared after the group discussion and the individual interviews of the shortlisted aspirants have been organizeed.

The result once declared, is updated and can be checked on the official website of NLC website (

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