Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) is a perfect company of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh, which is responsible for electricity transmission and distribution in that state. The UPPCL was restructured in operational teams, such as –
UPPCL JE, i.e. Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited Junior Engineer (Trainee) Electrical. It is where the UPPCL invites applications from all over India for the post of Junior Engineer (JE) as a Trainee. There are two exams conducted, for Electrical and then, for Civil. A recruitment exam is taken every year for the vacancies that crop up annually, and while the seat number differs, a minimum of 31 vacancies are mostly announced during the exam period. Aspirants can take advantage of this opportunity, as it is not only a beneficial one, but also quite an easy one to bag, if they put their heads into it. Also read- UPPCL recruitment 2020 for 33 vacancies
|Online Application Submission||December 5-26, 2019|
|Last date for fees (online)||December 26, 2019|
|Last date for fees (offline)||December 28, 2019 (The challan could be downloaded till 26th Dec)|
|Admit card release||January 21, 2020|
|Examination date||February 25, 2020|
|Registrations for UPPCL||September 23, 2019|
|Last date to apply online and pay fees||October 16, 2019|
|Last date for fees (offline)||October 18, 2019|
|Examination date||November 25-27, 2019|
|Result Declaration||January 28, 2020|
|Document verification||July 4-5, 2020|
|Final result||July 6, 2020|
There are certain criteria candidates have to remember while deciding to appear for UPPCL JE. While there might be different requirements as per the year, the basic eligibility rules for every year, including UPPCL JE 2019-20 are listed down below –
The selection is based only on the test conducted, i.e. CBT, computer-based test. The candidates then have to appear for the examination, with the qualified ones of the lot will have to come back in for document verification. The ones who are then qualified yet again are then subjected to undergo a training program for a period as decided by UPPCL. The selection procedure is elaborated right down below.
Candidates that wish to appear for the UPPCL JE are supposed to fill up an application form that will be available on the official website.
The admit card is a big deal for the UPPCL examination, which will be issued to the candidates after their application procedure is completed. This admit card will get them in CBT, as it will be checked by the examination authority at the center. The admit card can be downloaded from the candidates’ account, after logging in with the required credentials.
The important dates that need to be remembered for UPPCL JE 2020-
|Exam Events||Important Dates|
|Online Registration – start date||5th December 2019|
|Online Registration – last date||26th December 2019|
|Exam date - tentative||February 2020|
|Admit card – release date||11th February 2020|
Listed below are the places around the state of Uttar Pradesh where the exam is conducted. Candidates are supposed to appear in their respective centers to take their CBT examination.
|Digital Electronics||Electrical machines||Digital Signal Processing|
|Measurements, Instrumentation and Transducers||Analytical instrumentation||Electrical Circuits and Fields|
|Control systems||Industrial Instrumentation||Computer Control of Processes, Networks|
|Communication Engineering||Power Electronics and Drives||Power Systems|
|Indian History||Indian Constitution||Indian Economy|
|Current Affairs – International & National||Indian & World Geography||Events related to India and its neighboring countries|
|General Polity||Indian Culture & Heritage||Science & Technology etc.|
|Series Completion||Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle||Number, Ranking & Time Sequence|
|Clocks & Calendars||Situation Reaction Test||Statement – Arguments|
|Mathematical Operations||Inserting The Missing Character||Logical Sequence of Words|
|Statement – Conclusions||Direction Sense Test||Logical Venn Diagrams|
|Deriving Conclusions from Passages||Alphabet Test||Eligibility Test|
|Data Sufficiency||Theme Detection||Logic|
|Phrases||Translation of Sentences||Fill in the Blanks|
|Grammar||Plural Forms etc.||Comprehension|
The examination conducted is a computer-based examination, which carries around 200 marks. The questions will be carrying 1 mark each, with every wrong answer will have 1/4thof marks deducted. The formula of the calculation of the marks will be –
Total Marks =No. of correct answers x 1 – no. of the wrong answers x 0.25
While the first part of the selection process is CBT examination, the second part will be the document verification. The dates are postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It was going to be conducted in May, but now is going to be conducted in July.
|Roll Numbers||Dates for Document Verification|
|1 to 150||July 4, 2020|
|151 to 296||July 5, 2020|
The ones who have qualified for the document verification stage are to be available for the appointment process, which will take place on 6th July, 2020.The results will be declared online, and that too in a PDF format, displaying the list of qualified candidates. These ultimately selected candidates will be chosen not just on their eligibility and skills, but also after keeping in mind the available vacancies.
As for the UPPCL JE vacancies, for the year 2019-20 UPPCL JE recruitment, are mentioned right down below -
|Category||Number of vacancies available|
The UPPCL JE examination is an amazing one, where candidates are keen on getting in. Their responsibilities are diverse, with an annual pay of 6 to 7 lakhs, i.e. more or less 45,000/- is paid per month. There are also perks and facilities, such as medical and loan privileges as well as insurance, provident fund and gratuity. It is a rewarding job that is for sure.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.