National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) recruitment 2019 is scheduled for Engineering Executive Trainees (EET) in various disciplines through GATE 2019. Freshers’ are invited to apply for the Engineering Executive Trainee posts. The job location for this post will be across India. The candidates should be updated about the exam by viewing the official website of NTPC. The official notification for this post has been recently released through the official website. The candidates who have completed their education in Graduation or Post Graduation degree can apply for it. The NTPC recruitment will be based on the marks secured by the candidates in the GATE exam 2019, Group Discussion and the Personal Interview process. The selected candidates should undergo a training period for one year.

Important dates:

The candidates who are willing to apply for NTPC engineering executive trainee posts must be aware of the important dates to apply for the exam and about the exam dates. NTPC has released the official notification inviting the young, dynamic and dedicated Indian Citizens to apply for this post. The online application for this post started from January 10, 2019, and it will last till January 31, 2019. The candidates should submit the duly filled online application form before the last date.  Following are the important dates:

Events Important dates
Starting date for applying online January 10, 2019
End date of online application January 31, 2019
Admit card available date To be notified soon
Exam date To be notified soon
Result date To be notified soon

Application fee:

Categories Fee
General and OBC candidates 150
SC/ST/PWBD/XSM candidates Nil

Mode of payment:

When paid online, it can be through Net banking or Credit card or Debit card. If paid in offline mode, it can be done through any branches of State Bank of India (SBI). The General and OBC candidates can pay the application fee both online or offline.


For 2019, the NTPC offers a total of 207 vacancies. Following are the vacancies in various disciplines:

Posts Vacancies
Electrical 47
Mechanical 95
Electronics 25
Instrumentation 25
Mining 15

Eligibility criteria:

Only the candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria as prescribed by NTPC can apply for this job and only their applications will be accepted. So the candidates must carefully read the eligibility criteria and apply for this job.

Age limit as on January 31, 2019:

Criteria Age limit
Upper age limit for General category The candidates should be 27 years of age if belonging to the general category
 Age relaxation for SC, ST category The candidates can have an age relaxation of 5 years
 Age relaxation for OBC-NCL category The upper age limit is relaxed by 3 years
PwD General The upper age limit is relaxed by 10 years
PWD OBC The age limit for this category is relaxed by 13 years
PwD SC, ST category The age relaxation is up to 15 years


Criteria Educational qualification
The candidates should have qualified in GATE exam 2019

The candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or technology/AIME with not less than 65% marks as per the respective University/Institute norms. The candidates appearing for final year semester exams can also apply provided to obtain at least 65% marks in engineering degree.

The candidates with the prescribed degree as given below can apply for this post in the respective discipline:

Electrical engineering, Mechanical engineering, Electronics engineering, instrumentation engineering, and mining engineering.


Only 2019 GATE exam scores are valid for this year recruitment process. 2018 GATE exam scores will not be considered during the recruitment process. The final merit list will be made based on the Gate score s and Group discussion and personal interview with a weight-age of 85%, 5%, and 10% respectively.

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