NTPC Recruitment 2018 – Notification, Application Form, Admit Card

NTPC recruitment 2018 for the posts of diploma trainee is going to be held very soon. Region-wise official notifications are already out there and available on NTPC’s official website. Interested candidates should have to apply online @ NTPC’s website. But before going through the online application process, they should know few important things about this recruitment event like eligibility criteria, important dates, application form, process, fee & mode of payment, admit card, result etc.

NTPC Recruitment

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Examination conducted byNTPC Ltd.
Examination nameNTPC Recruitment 2018 (combined recruitment of 5 regions)
Post nameDiploma trainee
Total number of vacancies362
Online registration of applicationApril 18th, 2018 to May 9th, 2018
Admit card for stage I Online Aptitude TestMid July 2018 (expected)
Stage I Online Aptitude TestLast week of July 2018 (expected)
Admit card for stage II Online Technical TestMid August 2018 (expected)
Stage II Online Technical Test3rd/4th week of August 2018 (expected)
Final result declarationWill be notified soon
Apply online @http://www.ntpccareers.net/DT2018/hm.php

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Notification

Few days back, NTPC has released and published an official notification on its website for the recruitment of diploma trainees in Mechanical, C&I (Electronics/Instrumentation), Electrical & Mining. This recruitment event will be for the following regions:

  • ER1-HQ, Patna
  • NR-HQ, Lucknow
  • SRHQ, Hyderabad
  • WR-I HQ, Mumbai
  • WR-II HQ, Raipur

Region-wise official notifications are available on NTPC’s online portal. To read or download now.

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Number of Vacancies

NTPC has invited applications from young & energetic diploma engineers with brilliant academic record for the post of diploma trainee in fields like Electrical, Mechanical, C&I, Mining etc. As per NTPC’s official website, total number of vacancies is 362. However, this total number of vacancies is further distributed among 5 above mentioned regions. Region-wise distribution of vacancies is shown below:

Region name & locationTotal number of vacancies
ER1-HQ, Patna83
NR-HQ, Lucknow80
SRHQ, Hyderabad25
WR-I HQ, Mumbai50
WR-II HQ, Raipur124

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates are required to go through official notification of respective region before attempting online application process. Below we have provided few important points about NTPC recruitment 2018 eligibility criteria.

Age Limit and Relaxation

As per official notification, on the last date of application i.e. May 9th, 2018, a candidate should be not less than 25 years. For land oustees, upper age limit is 35 years. However, as per the rules of Government of India, relaxation in upper age limit will be given to the candidates belonging to reserved categories.

Post-wise Educational Qualifications

S. No.DisciplineMinimum qualifications required
1MiningRegular & full time diploma in mining/mining & surveying engineering with at least 70% marks
2C&IRegular & full time diploma in electronics/instrumentation engineering with at least 70% marks
3MechanicalRegular & full time diploma in production/mechanical engineering with at least 70% marks
4ElectricalRegular & full time diploma in Electrical/Electrical & electronics engineering with at least 70% marks

Note:– Candidates passed in 2017 and the candidates of 2018 will be eligible to apply only. However, land oustees candidates are free from any sort of restrictions.

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Application Fee and Mode Of Payment

Applicants belonging to General/OBC categories should have to pay a non-refundable fee of Rs 300/- as their registration fee. There is no registration fee for SC/ ST/ PwBD/ XSM candidates. To pay fee, a candidate has go to the nearest SBI branch along with a printed copy of “pay-in-slip”. “Pay-in-slip’ is available on NTPC’s online registration portal. On depositing the requisite amount in SBI branch, a candidate will get a unique journal number and a branch code. At the time of attempting online registration, a candidate has to enter both unique journal number along with branch code.

All the interested candidates are required to cross-check their eligibility before submitting registration fee because fee once paid will not be repaid to them under any conditions.

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Application Form and Process

Application forms to apply for this recruitment event are available online @ NTPC’s official website. Interested and eligible candidates should have to apply via NTPC’s online registration system. The complete process of applying online is given below:

  • Open NTPC’s official website 
  • On homepage, you will see several links and tabs
  • Find and click on the ‘Recruitment of Diploma Trainees 2018 in ELectrical,Mechanical, C&I (Electronics/Instrumentation) & Mining
    [ER1/NR/SR/WR1/WR2 regions]’ link
  • You will see a new page having region-wise official notifications to download and apply online link
  • Before applying online, read the official notification of the respective region for which you want to apply
  • Now select ‘Region’ and ‘Discipline applying for’ from separate provided dropdown menus
  • Click ‘Proceed’ tab
  • You will see a new page having a registration form
  • Fill all the required details carefully
  • Upload scanned copies of photograph, signature and pay-in-slip
  • Click on the ‘Preview’ tab
  • Edit details if required other submit your online application finally
  • Print and keep it safe for future reference

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

It will be conducted in two stages. Eligible candidates have to appear for 2 stages of online test (computer based test). Both stage tests are explained below:

Stage I: It will be an online aptitude test having 120 MCQs from the following topics/subjects- General English, Quantitative aptitude & Reasoning. 40% will be qualifying marks for general category candidates and 30% will be for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD candidates. Total time duration will be 120 minutes and each MCQ will be of 1 mark. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Scores of this stage test will not be added for final selection.

Stage II: It will be an online technical test having 120 MCQs from respective discipline. 40% will be qualifying marks for general category candidates and 30% will be for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD candidates. Total time duration will be 120 minutes and each MCQ will be of 1 mark. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. There will no skill test. Offer letter will be provided on the basis of merit.

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Admit Card

NTPC will not send admit cards by post. A candidate itself has to download his/her admit card from the website. Admit card will be printed with roll number, guidelines for the examination, name of the allocated test center etc.

How To Get Admit Card?

  • Open ntpccareers.net
  • Find admit card link for NTPC Diploma Trainee 2018
  • Click and enter required details
  • Save or print admit card after checking details

NTPC Recruitment 2018 Results

Final result will be declared after few days from the date of stage II examination. To check result, a candidate has to go to NTPC’s official website and then click on careers section. Find appropriate link of NTPC Diploma Trainee final results 2018 and click to get result.

We wish you Best of Luck for NTPC recruitment 2018.


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