OPTCL Management Trainee (Electrical) Recruitment – 100 Vacancies

OPTCL has released notification on August 31, 2018 for recruitment to 100 vacancies under Management Trainee post. OPTCL is looking for young, dynamic and committed professionals to be inducted as Trainees in Electrical discipline.

For more details about OPTCL MT read detailed advertisement here OPTCL MT Recruitment Advertisement 
For direct online registration page for OPTCL MT, click here OPTCL MT Apply Online

Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL), a State owned Power utility in Odisha is engaged in the business of Transmission of electricity with a vision to emerge as one of the leading power utilities in the country in Transmission space.

OPTCL MT Recruitment Important Dates

Important Event Exam Date
Starting Date of Online Application 28th August 2018
Last Date of Online Application 27th September 2018
Last Date of remittance of application process 29th September 2018
Download of Admit Card for CBT 2nd or 3rd Week of October
Online Test 4th Week of October

OPTCL Recruitment Vacancies

Name of the Post/Discipline SC ST SEBC UR Total
Management Trainee (Electrical)













  • 4 vacancies are reserved for Person with Disability
  • 3 for Ex-serviceman
  • 1 for Sportsperson

(SC-Scheduled Caste, ST-Scheduled Tribe, SEBC-Socially and Educationally Backward Classes, UR-Unreserved, W: Women, PWD: Persons with Disability)



Educational Qualifications

  • Degree in Electrical / Electrical & Electronics Engineering with at least 60% marks in aggregate from a recognized University / Institution or Passing of Section-A&B of IE (India) in relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.

However, for SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum percentage of marks required is 50%.


  • Candidate must not be under 21 (twenty one) years of age and must not be above 32(thirty two) years as on 1 st August, 2018 i.e. she / he must not have been born earlier than 1stAugust, 1986, and not later than 1st August 1997.

Medical Standards

  • Appointment of selected candidates will be subject to having sound health and being physically & mentally fit in the Pre-Employment Medical Examination to be conducted as per the norms and standards of Medical Fitness.


  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • She / he must be able to read, write and speak Odia fluently and must have:

a. Passed Middle School Examination with Odia language subject; or

b. Passed Matriculation or examination with Odia as medium of examination in nonlanguage subject ; or

c. Passed in Odia as language subject in the final examination of class VII from a school or educational institution recognized by the Government of Odisha or the Central Government.

d. Passed a test in Odia in Middle English School Standard conducted by the School and Mass Education Department.

For more details about relaxation of criteria and reservation refer to the official document OPTCL MT Recruitment Advertisement 

Selection Process for OPTCL MT Recruitment

The selection for this recruitment drive will be done in 2 stages:

Stage 1 – Computer Based Test

  • Eligible candidates will be called for CBT Test comprising of MCQs.
  • In this test you will be assessed on the basis of Subject Knowledge, Numerical GK and Reasoning, and English Language Skills.
  • Online Psychometric Test.

Stage 2 – Personal Interview

  • If you qualify the CBT Test, then you will be called for the Personal Interview.
  • The marks of CBT and Personal Interview will be qualifying in nature.

*The final appointment of the selected candidates will be subject to their medical fitness.

Applying for OPTCL – MT

i. Before filling up On-line Application, candidates are advised to go through the advertisement carefully and understand the contents of the Advertisement, Instructions to fill up On-line Application and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) documents available on the OPTCL website: www.optcl.co.in

For direct online registration page for OPTCL MT, click here OPTCL MT Apply Online

ii. On successful registration of the online application form, a unique Registration Number will be displayed on the screen as well as top of the application form. Candidates are required to retain the unique Registration Number and use it for future correspondence.

iii. Application received through any other mode would not be accepted and summarily rejected.

iv. Uploading of Documents:

Keep the following documents ready before initiating the On-line Application Form:

a. Recent colour passport size photograph

b. Signature in prescribed format (.jpg/.jpeg)

Application Fee

Unreserved/SEBC  – Rs. 1000/-

SC/ST/PWD – Rs. 500/-

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