OPGC Ltd Recruitment through GATE 2017

Nidhi Mishra updated on : 15 Feb 2017

OPGC Ltd has announced recruitment of engineering graduates in various streams of engineering via the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2017).

OPGC Ltd Recruitment through GATE 2017: Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited (OPGC) has announced the recruitment of Engineering Executive Trainees via GATE 2017.

Odisha Power Generation Corporation (OPGC) Ltd. is a company of the state of Odisha. OPGC Ltd is a thermal power generating company owns 2x210 MW lb. Thermal Power Station, Banharpali, Jharsuguda and has an annual turnover of about 600 crores.

Incorporated on November 14, 1984, OPGC is a wholly owned Government Company of Odisha with the main objective of establishing, operating and maintaining Thermal Power Generating Stations.

In the pursuit of its objective, OPGC established IB Thermal Power Station.

OPGC Ltd Recruitment through GATE 2017 notification has been released on the official website of Odisha Power Generation Corporation Limited.

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Number of Vacancies for OPGC Ltd Recruitment through GATE 2017:

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Total Number of Vacancies:

Engineering Executive

No. of Vacancies







C & I




Eligibility Criteria for OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2017:



Eligibility Criteria

Required Minimum Percentage


Prescribed full-time degree in Mechanical/ Production/ Production & Industrial Engg/ Thermal/ Mechanical & Automation/ Power Engineering from a recognised University/Institution

60% in aggregate


A full time degree in Electrical/ Electrical & Electronics/Electrical, Instrumentation & Control/Power System and High Voltage/Power Electronics/Power Engineering from a recognised University/Institution

60% in aggregate


Prescribed full time degree in Civil Engineering from a recognised University/Institution

60% in aggregate

C & I

Full time degree in Instrumentation/ Control & Instrumentation Engineering/ Electronics & Instrumentation, Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering from a recognised University/Institution

60% in aggregate

Age Limit:

Upper age limit is 25 years for all the above posts/disciplines.

GATE Score:

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Candidates desirous of pursuing the career in OPGC are required to appear for GATE-2015 in the concerned discipline. The GATE papers along with GATE paper codes are given below:

General Conditions:

  • Only Indian Nationals can apply.
  • The CGPA/GPA/OGPA or letter grade awarded needs to be converted into a percentage of marks to be indicated in the application form.

Salary Structure for OPGC Ltd Recruitment through GATE 2017:

Candidates selected for the above position(s), will be placed in ET Grade during the training period for one year and on successful completion of training will be placed in the E1 grade of MBS (Market-Based Salary) as Assistant Managers.

During the training period, they will receive a CTC of 4.50 LPA. The selected candidates posted at plant site will also be provided with bachelor accommodation, apart from other perks and benefits as applicable.

During the training period of one year, the trainee may be terminated in case his/her performance is not found satisfactory.  

Service Agreement Bond:

The selected candidates will be required to execute a service agreement bond of Rs 2, 50, 000/- to serve the Company for at least 3 years from the date of their regularisation in OPGC.

How to apply for OPGC Ltd Recruitment through GATE 2017:

Selection of the candidates will be based on merit based on the GATE 2017 score only.

The selection procedure will take place in two stages:

Stage 1:

  • Filling up the online application form/registration in the month of January 2017

Stage 2:

  • The candidates have to upload their GATE score 2017.

(More details about the application process will be announced later)

Keep the following documents ready before filling in the OPGC Application Form:

  • Photo
  • Signature
  • Date of birth proof (10th certificate)
  • Gate 2015 admit card that is mandatory for all.
  • Valid Caste Certificate for SC/ST/ OBC Non-Creamy candidates
  • PWD Certificate for PWD candidates

Important Dates for OPGC Recruitment through GATE 2017:



GATE-2017 (GOAPS) website opens: Enrolment, filling of application, application submission begins

Began on September 1, 2016

Last date of online application submission, including uploading of supporting documents for GATE 2017

October 4, 2016

Admit Card on GOAPS website

January 5, 2017

GATE 2017 exam

February 4 and 5, 2017, February 11 and 12, 2017

Last date for Online Application for NPCCL

Yet to be announced

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