OPGC (Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd.) Recruitment through GATE 2018

Last Updated - March 09 2018

OPGC appointment via GATE 2018 –  Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd. which is a Public Sector Unit under the Government of the state of Odisha. It appoints professionals via the common entrance test of GATE 2018. The notification for the OPGC appointment via GATE will be announced soon.


Number of Vacancies for OPGC (Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd.) Recruitment through GATE 2018

The number of vacancies varies every year but generally, it falls between the limit of 30 and 35.The vacancies are for the post of executive trainees who are graduates in different disciplines of engineering like Electrical, Civil, and Mechanical etc.

The job vacancies are as follows

Name of the PostTotal no. of vacanciesGeneralOBCSCST
Executive Trainee (Mechanical)147223
Executive Trainee (Electrical)105112
Executive Trainee (Civil)11000
Executive Trainee (C&I)52111

Job Profile of OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2018

The job profile of an executive trainee requires the aspirant to work with many departments on a rotational basis to understand the processes of different work conditions and get a complete job role. Initially the aspirants do work under their departmental heads and this is the starting level work, but eventually, they are promoted to executives who handle the work independently.


Salary of OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2018

The major salary trend usually seen in OPGC for the post of Executive Trainee ranges around Rs. 4.5 Lakhs per annum.

Basic Cutoff for Applying 2018

The basic cut-off marks need to apply for the job vacancy is that the aspirant must have scored an at least of 60% aggregate in a full-time degree program in Engineering from a recognised university or institution.

Eligibility for OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2018

The aspirants who are ready to apply for the job vacancy should be from either of these engineering disciplines:

  1. Electrical – Electrical/ Electrical and Electronics/ Electrical, Instrumentation and Control/ Power System and High Voltage/ Power Electronics/ Power
  2. Mechanical- Mechanical/ Production/ Production and Industrial Engineering/ Thermal/ Mechanical and Automation/ Power Engineering
  3. Control and Instrumentation- Instrumentation/ Control and Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics and Instrumentation/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering.
  4. Civil- Civil Engineering.

Reservation for OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2018

The reservation is based on the age limit relaxation. The upper age limit set by the organization for various category aspirants is as follows

CategoryUpper Age Limit(in years)
General aspirants25
OBC (non-creamy layer) aspirants28
SC/ST aspirants30
PWD General aspirants30
PWD OBC (non-creamy layer) aspirants33
PWD SC/ST aspirants35

Application Procedure for OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2018

The only method of application to the vacancies is online, and the company entertains no either method of application by the aspirant. Also, the aspirants can apply for one position only. The steps to apply for the vacancies at OPGC are:

  1. Apply online for the GATE 2018.
  2. Once the GATE is taken by the aspirant and the result is out, wait for the notification for the job openings at OPGC. Only GATE 2018 score shall be valid for applying for OPGC.
  3. Go to the official Website of OPGC.
  4. Fill the online application form on the OPGC website.

While filling the application form, the aspirant must have all the necessary documents willing at hand. These documents comprise a percentage of marks obtained at the graduate level, degree certificate, date of birth, caste certificate, scanned copy of GATE hall ticket, scanned passport size photograph and scanned copy of signatures etc.

In addition to online application by the aspirants, once selected, the aspirants also need to sign a Service Agreement Bond. According to this Bond, the selected aspirants shall need to execute a service agreement bond of Rs. 250000 to cater the company for an at least period of three years starting from the date of appointment.


Selection Procedure for OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2018

The selection for the post of Executive Trainee is on the basis of GATE score only. A merit list shall be prepared by the organization and then the authorities shall upload a list of the selected aspirants on the official website.

The selection takes place in two stages. These stages are:

First Stage

Filling the online application form in the month of January.

Second Stage

The aspirant has to upload the GATE hall ticket, and mark sheet and also has to enter the marks in the need field. After this procedure, the aspirant has to take a print out of the application form and send it to “Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited, HR Department, Zone-A, 7th Floor, Fortune Towers, Chandrashekherpur, Bhubaneswar- 751024” through speed post or courier along with a copy of GATE hall ticket, mark sheet and SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/PWD certificate. The envelope containing the Application Form should be completely superscribed “Application for ET” and the name of the post for which the aspirant is applying.

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Result List of OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2018

The aspirants can check their result by visiting the Careers tab at the top right corner on the first page of the website. The aspirant will then be guided to a list of all the selected aspirants.



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