Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Recruitment 2024: Executive Trainees in Industrial & Fire Safety

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), a leading Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the aegis of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, is offering an exciting opportunity for young professionals. With a profound capability in various aspects of Nuclear Technology, NPCIL is seeking eligible Indian citizens for the Executive Trainees-2024 program in the Industrial & Fire Safety Discipline.

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  • Advertisement No: NPCIL/HQ/HRM/ET(I&FS)/2024/01
  • Last Date for Online Application: 26/03/2024


NPCIL stands at the forefront of nuclear technology in India, encompassing activities from site selection to decommissioning of nuclear reactors. Under one roof, NPCIL undertakes tasks including design, construction, operation, maintenance, and waste management.

Vacancy Breakdown

Here’s the category-wise distribution of vacancies for Executive Trainees-2024:

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Abbreviations: UR-Unreserved, EWS-Economically Weaker Section, SC-Scheduled Caste, ST-Scheduled Tribe, OBC(NCL)-Other Backward classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

Important Dates

  • Commencement of Online Application: 07/03/2024 (1000 hrs on wards)
  • Last Date of Online Application Submission: 26/03/2024 (Till 1700 hrs)
  • Payment of Application Fee: 07/03/2024 to 26/03/2024
    • Application Fee: Rs. 500/- (Only applicable to Male applicants belonging to General (UR), EWS, and OBC categories. Female applicants, SC/ST category, Ex-Servicemen, Dependents of Defence Personnel Killed in Action (DODPKIA), and NPCIL employees are exempted.)

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Executive Trainees program, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Educational Qualification: BE/B Tech/B Sc (Engineering)/5-year Integrated M.Tech. or M.E. with a minimum of 60% aggregate marks in Industrial & Fire Safety discipline from a recognized university/institute.
  • Accepted Engineering Disciplines: Various disciplines related to Industrial & Fire Safety as specified.
  • Age Limit: As on 26/03/2024
    • General/EWS: Maximum 26 years
    • OBC (NCL): Maximum 29 years
    • SC: Maximum 31 years
    • Dependents of those who died in riots of 1984 (Dep 1984): Maximum 31 years
    • Ex-servicemen and commissioned officers: Maximum 31 years


  • Selected candidates will undergo one year of orientation training at NPCIL Training facilities.
  • The training stream, venue, and duration are subject to NPCIL’s discretion.


Upon successful completion of training, Executive Trainees (ETs) may be posted at any DAE establishment, location in India, or abroad as per organizational requirements.

Stipend During Training:

  • Monthly Stipend: Rs. 55,000/-
  • One-time Book Allowance: Rs. 18,000/-
  • Mandatory Lodging & Boarding: Provided by NPCIL

Pay on Appointment as SO/C:

After training, Executive Trainees will be appointed as Scientific Officer/C (Group ‘A’).

  • Grade: Scientific Officer/C
  • Pay Level in the Pay Matrix: Level 10
  • Pay in the Pay Matrix: Rs. 56,100/-
  • Dearness Allowance (DA): 46% of Pay in the Pay Matrix (as on 01.01.2024)

Selection Process:

The selection process for ET-2024 (I&FS discipline) consists of two stages:

Stage I – Written/Online/OMR Test:

  • Time allotted: 120 Minutes
  • Number of Questions: 100
  • Marking System: 3 marks for each correct answer, -1 mark for each wrong answer
  • Qualifying Marks for Test:
    • UR category: 100 marks
    • Reserved category (SC/OBC(NCL)/EWS): 90 marks
  • Topics covered include Fire Engineering Fundamentals, Fire Fighting Chemicals, Fire Detection & Control, Fire Protection, Safety Management, and more.

Stage II – Personal Interview:

  • Shortlisting ratio: 1:12 based on written/online/OMR test marks
  • Final selection based on performance in the Personal Interview, subject to medical fitness
  • No weightage given to written/online/OMR test marks during the final selection

Interview Schedule & Venue:

Interviews tentatively scheduled from the 2nd week of June 2024. Shortlisted candidates will be notified via Email regarding the interview date, time, and venue.

Verification of Original Documents:

Original documents to be verified at the time of the interview, including Date of Birth proof, Qualification certificates, Category certificates, etc.

How to Apply:

  • Eligible applicants must apply through the online application form on the website
  • Online registration opens on 07/03/2024 and closes on 26/03/2024.
  • Complete all relevant information, upload scanned photograph and signature, and pay the application fee (if applicable) online.
Contact Us:
  • For queries, applicants can use the ‘Contact Us‘ link on the website.
  • Queries entertained from 07/03/2024 (1100 Hrs) till 26/03/202

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