NPCIL Recruitment 2021; Apply for 206 different Vacancies

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Apr 13, 2021

NPCIL stands for Nuclear Power Corporation of India which is a public sector enterprise under the administrative control of DAE, i.e. Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India. NPCIL has the highest level of credit rating (AAA rating by CRISIL and CARE). NPCIL is presently operating 22 commercial nuclear power reactors with an installed capacity of 6780 MW.

Recently NPCIL has released different vacancies for the post of Trainee, Assistant, Steno, Fireman, Sub officer, Driver-cum-pump operator etc at the location of Rawatbhata, Rajasthan.

Latest updates:

  • April 13, 2021: NPCIL 2021 Interview schedule has been postponed. Read more

NPCIL Recruitment 2021: Important Dates

Starting date of application 3 Nov 2020
Last date of application 24 Nov 2020

Interested candidates can apply online from the official website of NPCIL.

NPCIL Eligibility

NPCIL Recruitment 2021: Eligibility Criteria

There are different eligibility criteria for different posts are mentioned below. Aspirants can apply for any post if they fulfil the required eligibility for that post:

  1. Stipendiary Trainee/ Scientific Assistant (ST/ SA) -Diploma holders- Diploma (Relevant Engineering Disciplines)
  2. Science Graduates- B.Sc (Relevant Disciplines ).
  3. Scientific Assistant/C - Diploma (Engineering) or B.Sc with experience.
  4. Scientific Assistant/B - Diploma (Relevant Engineering Disciplines)
  5. Assistant Grade-1 (HR) - Bachelor's Degree (Science/ Arts/ Commerce) & Typing Knowledge
  6. Assistant Grade -1 (F&A)- B.Com.
  7. Assistant Grade -1 (C&MM) – B.Sc/
  8. Steno Grade 1- Degree (Science/ Arts/ Commerce) & Typing, shorthand Knowledge.
  9. Sub Officer/B,Leading Fireman ,Driver-cum-pump operator cum fireman - HSC (10+2) or Equivalent.

NPCIL Recruitment 2021: Vacancies and Age

There are in total 206 vacancies for this job and there is reservation quota for different groups. they are as follows:-

  1. Stipendiary Trainee/Scientific Assistant (ST/SA) - Diploma Holders in Engineering- total 112 vacancies are available for this post in disciplines of Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Electronics. Age limit for the applicant is 18-25 years.
  2. 2.Stipendiary Trainee/Scientific Assistant (ST/SA) - Science Graduates (B.Sc.)- there is a total of 30 vacancies for this post in disciplines of chemistry and physics. Age Limit is 18-25 years.
  3. Scientific Assistant/C – there are 5 vacancies available for this post for the discipline of safety supervisor and civil. Age limit is 18-35 years.
  4. Scientific Assistant/C- for this post the total vacancies are 17 from the following disciplines civil, Mechanical, Electrical, and Instrumentation/Electronics. Age required is 18-30 years.
  5. Assistant Grade-1- here vacancies available are 2 only and Age required is 21 – 28 years.
  6. 6.Steno Grade 1 – for Steno Grade vacancies available is 6 and the applicant should belong to Steno discipline with age limit between 21 – 28 years.
  7. 7.sub officer/B- here only 1 vacancy is available for this post and Age group required is 18 – 40 years having discipline fire.
  8. Leading Fireman/A- there are 3 for a leading firemen post in the age group between 18 – 42 years having discipline fire.
  9. DCPOF/A – Vacancies available for Driver-cum-pump operator is 10 with the required age limit as 18 – 27 years and having discipline Fire.

Age Relaxation

  • For SC/ST – it is 5 years.
  • For OBC – it is 3 years.
  • For PWBD – it is given as 10 years.
  • For PWBD-SC/ST – 15 years.
  • For PWBD-OBC – 13 years.
NPCIL Application Process

NPCIL Recruitment 2021: NPCIL Application Form

Candidates who are interested in any of the above-mentioned post and meet the eligibility criteria can go to the official website of NPCIL i.e.

Thereafter the process is like this:

  1. Registration:

Very first go on the official website and click on Apply under that click button on Online Registration from the top menu in order to register yourself. Then applicants will be asked some common credentials like Name, DoB, contact, Address, Email, Mobile number, category, PWBD details etc. after submitting these you will get a mail at your account with an activation link in it, candidate have to click on the link to carry out the further process.

  1. Filling of Application Form:

Once this activation is done candidate can log into their login id to apply online, this is done to keep safe the details of candidates.

Now some more details will be asked such as Education Qualification, earlier Experience in work, and other personal details.

Fill all the required information and save it and proceed to the next step

  1. Upload signature and photo:

Its commonly asked everywhere to submit photographs in JPEG format in not more than 50KB a minimum of 125 x 165 pixels (4.4 x 5.8 in cm) in dimensions and signature in JPEG format of size not more than 20KB and a minimum of 125 x 80 pixels (4.4 x 2.9 cm) in dimensions so is here.

Upload these with utmost clarity and proceed to the next step.

  1. Application Submission:

After all the above steps are done this stage comes of submitting application .here click on “Submit Application” if you feel like every information you have provided is correct and no further changes are to be done. But Applicant can change provided information at his stage as after submission no changes are allowed to be done in the form.

  1. After you are done with all of these a Registration number is generated for you and you have to carry the hard copy or printed copy of the form at the time of our interview.

Application Fees

To pay the application fees, the aspirants should opt for online mode.

Category Application Fees
General/OBC/EWS Rs. 500
SC/ ST/ PwD, Female aspirants, Ex-serviceman Nil
NPCIL Selection Process

Selection Process

Selection process will depend upon the post for which you want to apply. For instance following are the details for the selection process of a Scientific Assistant of different disciplines:

  1. written exam (computer-based test/OMR consisting of two sections).
  2. section1 will have in total 60 questions based upon GK, English, Quantitative aptitude.

Section 2 will have 60 questions related to their respective disciplines.

  1. there is no negative marking for wrong answers and total time is given is 2 hours.
  2. depending upon the cutoff marks further candidates will be called for interview for final selection.

Likewise the selection process is different for different posts available in vacancies. Some time some skill test is also conducted for candidates basing upon the merit list of stage 2.

Candidates clearing the skill test will be shortlisted and new merit list will be made as per marks secured in stage 2.

TIPS for Interview:

Surveys conducted on this have said that the employee currently working there have mentioned that the applier should have a keen knowledge about the post he is applying for, his own discipline and about NPCIL. Also, technical knowledge related to your post can help to pass out the interview with flying colours.

NPCIL Pay Scale

NPCIL Recruitment 2021: Pay Scale

The last post i.e. the driver-cum-pump operator-cum-firenman/A gets a salary of 21,700 per month and that a Steno Grade 1 gets around 25,500 per month and a new common graduate has salary around 30,000 per month. For a fresher engineer employee salary is around 56,100 + DA and After 1 year there will be additional increment on basic pay. In this way, the salary increases from the lowest to the highest grade of the post.


There are many allowances other than basic pay which a worker working in NPCIL gets. At present, the allowances are being paid as per entitlements under the pre-revised pay structure. The following are the allowances an NPCIL employee get-

  • House rent allowance- this is different for different cities also applicable where accommodation is not provided.
  • Transport allowance- this is between Rs 430 and Rs 5280 depending upon employees grade pay.
  • City conveyance allowance- this varies between Rs .680 and Rs .5780 also depending upon grade pay.
  • Family planning allowance- Rate per month for planning allowance varies between Rs 550 to Rs 1000 depending upon levels of family.
  • Professional update allowance- Scientific officers having different grades and all auxiliary categories of employees irrespective of pay scales get allowance between Rs 7,500 to Rs 45,000.
  • Children education assistance- for children under diploma and does not live in a hostel is Rs 1500/- and for children living in a hostel, it is Rs 4500/- per month.
  • Scholarship for children- scholarship amount for meritorious students ranges between Rs. 2000/- per annum to 3500/-per annum.
  • Other perquisites like canteen subsidy, cable tv, newspapers reimbursement, free units of electricity.
  • Qualification incentive - The amount of Qualification Incentive for a licensed position in an Operating Station ranges from 1200/- p.m. to 2000 p.m. for level-III to level I officers.

Other Facilities

There are many other facilities that are provided to NPCIL employee that must be kept in mind when applying for it, some of them are mentioned below:

  • Housing
  • Leased Accommodation facility
  • Medical facilities
  • Medical facilities-post retirement
  • Many kinds of leave
  • Leave encashment
  • Leave travel concession for fresh recruits
  • Schooling facility for their children
  • Loans and advances
  • Social security and superannuation benefits provident fund.
  • Insurance
  • Gratuity pay.

NPCIL Recruitment 2021: Job Security

If you will work in NPCIL you would either work in a plant (can be posted anywhere across India in the nuclear plant) or corporate office (in Anushakti nagar, Mumbai). You will always have a scope of learning at sites with all other facilities provided. NPCIL gives you a very secure job with a healthy work environment.

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


avinash sahu
In my Course, only CGPA/GPA/SGPA or letter grade has been awarded in place of percentage of marks. Can I enter the grade in my application?
kavita rani

Applicants, who have been awarded CGPA/GPA/SGPA or letter grades, must follow the conversion table of the Institute/College/University from where they have obtained their graduation degree. Applicants called for INTERVIEW/CERTIFICATE VERIFICATION will be required to produce the authenticated conversion table from the Institute/College/University. Other details are here.

lakshay kakkar
I have done my Diploma in Electrical, am I eligible for applying?
kavita rani

For stipendiary Trainee/ Scientific Assistant (ST/ SA) posts, candidates having a Diploma (Relevant Engineering Disciplines) are allowed to apply, while for Scientific Assistant 1 – degree (in any stream) is needed.

mizna harmain
It is important to send the copies of certificates/documents regarding my qualification, caste, disablement, etc.?
kavita rani

Hi Mizna. No, candidates are not supposed to send any documents in offline form, all the needed documents can be submitted while applying online.

koyena biswas
Where should I send print out of Online Application form?
kavita rani

Hi Koyena. No print out of the Application form is accepted. Only candidates screened for Interview or shortlisted based on written examination marks and called for Certificate Verification are supposed to bring the printout of ‘Online Application Form’ along with other essential documents mentioned in the advertisement posted by the authorities.