KPTCL Recruitment 2020: Apply online at, Selection & Application Fees

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Oct 12, 2020

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Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation which is commonly known as KPTCL provides a pool of opportunities every year in the form of recruitment for total of 1921 vacancies available for the post of Assistant Executive Engineer, Assistant Accounts Officer, Assistant Engineer, Junior Engineer, Assistant, and Junior Assistant.

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The organization is willing to invite online applications from brilliant and motivated job seekers. Indian nationals who are more than willing to get themselves associated with a reputed organization can immediately apply for KPCTL jobs.

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The basic required eligibility to apply for KPTCL jobs is to have an engineering degree from any recognized board of education. For the purpose of applying for the vacancies, candidates need to visit the official page of KPTCL regularly for tracking new vacancies and announcements regarding it.

Job seekers who fulfil the eligibility criteria can apply for KPTCL by filling applications via the online process as on or before the last date for each vacancy. KPTCL organization was established in 1999 under act of companies 1956. It has various zones and circle companies which are located at Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli, Gulbarga and Chamundeshwari. These circles are famously known as ESCOMS.

KPTCL Recruitment Vacancies

The recruitment happens on a regular basis for posts like Junior Station Attendant, Assistant Engineer (Elec, Civil), Junior Engineer, Assistant accounts officer, Energy manager and many more. Candidates who want to apply for KPTCL 2020 must have completed their Engineering in the concerned discipline from any recognized board of education.

Name of Corporation Total Vacancies
Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited(KPTCL) 728
Bangalore Electricity Supply Company (BESCOM) 192
Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation(CESC) 260
Hubli Electricity Supply Company (HESCOM) 341
Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company Limited (GESCOM) 400
Total 1921

KPTCL Recruitment Vacancy Details

KPTCL hires confident and dynamic candidates for various posts and to fill large number of vacancies. Below mentioned is the name of the posts with number of vacancies stated against each of them.  Candidates can apply by meeting the specific eligibility criteria for each post, as for different posts there is different eligibility criteria.

Name Of Posts Number Of Vacancies
Assistant Executive Engineer (Elec.) 52
Assistant Engineer (Electrical) 416
Assistant Engineer (Civil) 24
Assistant Account Officer 296
Junior Engineer (Electrical) 409
Junior Engineer (Civil) 12
Assistant 422
Junior Assistant 290
Total 1921

KPTCL Jobs Educational Qualification

The aspirants who want to apply for KPTCL Recruitment must have completed their Engineering in the concerned discipline from any recognized board of education. However, they also need to meet a certain age limit criteria, for applying for the vacant posts. Below is the minimum educational qualification mentioned against each post, candidate can refer to the same for crosschecking eligibility.

Name of the Posts Qualifications
Assistant Executive Engineer(Elec.) B.E/B.Tech in Electrical
Assistant Engineer (Elec.) BE in Electrical
Assistant Engineer (Civil) B.E in Civil Engineering
Assistant Accounts Officer or M.B.A (finance)
Junior Engineer (Elec.) Diploma in Electrical
Assistant Bachelor’s Degree
Junior Assistant PUC/ Diploma in Accountancy

KPTCL Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

Below mentioned are the category wise eligibility and their percentage required to apply for the posts of vacancies in KPTCL. Eligibility Criteria helps the candidates to know whether they can apply for the particular post or not. In accordance with different categories, KPTCL has allotted percentage criteria, which decides the cut-off slab considering which they can apply for any of the posts.

Category Percentage
Belongs to General Merit Category 60%
Belongs to category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB 50%
Belongs to SC/ST Pass Class

KPTCL Age limit

The candidates who want to apply for the vacant posts in KPTCL must need to satisfy the age limit as per the norms. Below mentioned is the detailed information about the age limit for application as prescribed by KPTCL.

The minimum age to apply for the posts offered by KPTCL is 18 years and should not exceed:

  • 35 years in case of General Merit candidates.
  • 38 years in case of Category IIA, IIB, IIIA and IIIB candidates.
  • 40 years in case of SC/ST and Category candidates.
  • Relaxation in age must be given according to the organization rules.

Guidelines to apply for KPTCL Application Form

Aspirants who wish to apply to have to follow some easy guidelines as sited below for your reference:

  • Firstly, access to the web portal of Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited through online mode that is
  • Once you reach the homepage, the candidate is required to press on the “Recruitment” tab which is located at top of the page in the menu bar.
  • Within few seconds, a new page will open up.
  • Now, contenders have to hit on “Brief Employment Notification for Recruitment to the posts of AEE (Electrical), AE (Electrical/Civil), Asst Account Officer, JE (Electrical/Civil), Assistant, Junior Assistant in KPTCL and ESCOMS” link.
  • By clicking on above stated link, a notification will open up on your desktop. Read the notification carefully so that you do not miss out on important details.
  • After reading notification, fill online application form with required details.
  • Also, upload scanned images of signature and photograph, if needed.
  • In last, for final submission of filled form press on “Submit” button.
  • Candidate is suggested to take a print out of it for further use.

KPTCL Selection Methodology

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their scores in online aptitude test. Contenders who perform well in the test will be called for personal interview round and on the basis of which final selection will be made. For the reference of the candidates, we are providing with the information on syllabus of aptitude test for different posts.

Name of the Posts Marks and syllabus
Assistant Executive Engineer(Elec.) 75 marks-VTU Syllabus of Electrical/Electrical and Electronics of Discipline25 marks-General Awareness and Aptitude
Assistant Engineer (Elec.)
Assistant Engineer (Civil) 75 marks- VTU Syllabus of Civil Engineering discipline25 marks- General Awareness and Aptitude
Assistant Accounts Officer 75 Marks- M.Com, Banglore University syllabus, MBA(Finance), VTU Syllabus25 marks- General Awareness and Aptitude

KPTCL Application Fees

Mentioned following is the prescribed application fee for filling up the form for applying to the vacancies under KPTCL

  • The candidates need to pay application fees as Rs.500/- (General, category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA and IIIB) and 300/- (SC/ST) in any of the post office in the Jurisdiction of Karnataka.
  • Additional amount of Rs. 15/- will have to be added as service charge of postal department.

KPTCL Remuneration for different posts

With high perquisites and job satisfaction, KPTCL provides high monthly emoluments to satisfy the needs of the employee. Below mentioned are the salary package per month for different posts.

Name of the Posts Salary
Assistant Executive Engineer(Elec.) Rs.20,600/- Rs.43,850/-
Assistant Engineer (Elec.) Rs.18380/- Rs.32,610/-
Assistant Engineer (Civil)
Assistant Accounts Officer
Junior Engineer (Elec.) Rs.11,750/- Rs.29,070/-
Assistant Rs.10,250/- Rs.25,180/-
Junior Assistant Rs.9,050/- Rs.23080/-

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


vishal sharma
I’m an electrical engineer. My dream is to get placed in KPTCL but so many people say that if you clear the exam, the recruiters will ask for money. Is that true?
kavita rani

Hi Vishal. No there is nothing like this. You must not give importance to this, rather stay more focused towards your exam.

What is the best preparation strategy to clear the Kannada exam for KPTCL recruitment?
kavita rani

Hi Pradeepraj. Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation or KPTCL exam offers tons of opportunities each year to the students for various posts including Assistant Executive Engineer, Assistant Accounts Officer, Assistant Engineer, etc. To prepare for the exam, it is imperative to stay focused and study as per the latest exam pattern and syllabus.

sourajit mukherjee
Which book should I refer to for the KPTCL electrical engineering?
kavita rani

Hi Sourajit. You can refer to Civil Engineering written by R. S. Khurmi, Basic Electrical Engineering written by V. K. Mehta, Quantitative Aptitude by R. S. Aggarwal, among many other books.

sheethal b
Hi,Goodeveninb I'm Sheethal B I am MBA Student is I'm able to join kptcl job
upender l

Hello Sheethal,

The eligibility is different for different job posts. Check your eligibility according to your job post at KPTCL-Recruitment Process

sevya naik
I am in electronic &communication student joking kptcl job
upender l

Hello Sevya,

You can apply among multiple posts you want to according to the vacancy.

To know more visit KPTCL-Recruitment 

shilpa g
Respected Sir/Madam, Inform whether the mechanical engineers can apply for KPTCL jobs. And if so wat post will be assigned?
upender l

Hello Shilpa,

According to your qualification, you can apply for the post of Assistant. To know more visit KPTCL Recruitment Exam

From when I can apply for this and how to prepare for this , I completed my diploma in electrical n electronic
upender l

Hello Ganavi,

The last date to apply has already passed for this year.

nagendra p
Hi, when is the application availibility made in the govt portal? please do let us know.

Dear Nagendra P

We are glad to hear from you and hope your wellness of health. We are pleased to inform you that Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Limited (KPTCL) is updating the latest job notification today i.e. 3 October 2020. Please visit after 7 PM in the evening on its official website for the latest job notification. 

sagar sadananda badiger
Hello sir are medum this is sagar i am passed ITI electrian can i eligible for applieying for this job and i love power man job
upender l

Hello Sagar,

If you have a valid Engineering Degree or Diploma in Electrical you are eligible to apply for the different job posts. The exams for this year have already been conducted. To know more visit the KPTCL Exam and check your eligibility for the respective post 

Help this is Sangeetha completed puc just 45 % Cane u apply for this junior assistant job
upender l

Hello Sangeetha,

Yes, you can apply for Junior Assistant Post if you belong to SC/ST category. To know more visit KPTCL Exam