KPTCL recruitment details 2017 exam paper

KPTCL recruitment 2016 details

Karnataka power transmission corporation limited and other electricity distribution companies (listed below) have come up with notification for recruitment of different posts in year 2016.The electricity distribution companies which published notification are

  • Bangalore electricity supply company limited (BESCOM)
  • Chamundeshwari electricity supply corporation limited (CESC)
  • Hubli electricity supply company limited (HESCOM)
  • Gulbarg electricity supply company limited (GESCOM)

The number of vacancies in each company is also good.You have to apply in respective company website.Important dates related to this recruitment notification are

  • Start of online application – 8th Sep 2016
  • End of online application – 28th Sep 2016
  • Last date of fees payment – 1st Oct 2016

You can apply for more than one post.If you want to apply for more than one post in different companies then you will have to make separate application for each post.Also the fees should be paid separately for each post.You should also review all the information before submitting the application form.Once the application form is submitted you can not modify any details.

The application fees is 500 INR for General candidates for reserved candidates the application fees is only 300 INR.The application fees is payable only in e-post office.No other means of payment is accepted.You can download the post office payment challan from website itself.

KPTCL recruitment 2016 eligibility criteria

Below is post wise eligibility criteria

Assistant Executive Engineer (Electrical)

BE and BTECH in Electrical or Electrical and Electronics or pass in AMIE (section A and B) electrical exams.

Assistant Engineer (Electrical and Civil)

Candidates should have BE or AMIE qualification in respective trades

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Junior Engineer (Electrical and Civil)

Candidates should have Diploma in Electrical or Electrical and Electronics from Polytechnic institute of Karnataka.

Assistant Accounts Officer

Candidates should have MCOM or MBA (Finance) or pass in ICWA or CA.


You should have Bachelor degree from recognized institute of Karnataka.

Junior Engineer

You should have Diploma in Accountancy and Auditing or in Accountancy and Costing.

For General category candidates the percentage of marks is 60% in all semester or year wise.It is requirement for all the posts mentioned above.For reserved candidates only Pass is required for all above posts.The age limit for all above posts is 18 years and 35 years for General candidates.For reserved candidates the age limit is 40 years.The last date of application is used to determine eligibility criteria.

KPTCL recruitment 2016 selection process

Kannada language test

Candidates appearing for the posts of Assistant Executive Engineer,Assistant Engineer and Assistant Accounts Officer should have passed SSLC exams or any higher exams with Kannada as one of the subject or have studies in Kannada medium.If you do not meet any of the above criteria then you will have to undergo Kannada language test.

The kannada language test will comprise of 150 marks.Out of that you will have to score minimum of 50 marks.You will have pass the Kannada language test.Once you passed Kannada language test then you can appear for Aptitude test.The center of exams will be Bangalore for Kannada language test.

Aptitude Test

The final selection will be made based on Aptitude test.It will be objective in nature and will have negative marking.The online Aptitude test will have 100 marks.There will be one marks each for every question.The exams duration will be 2 hours.

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The question paper will be either in English or Kannada for Assistant and Junior Assistant post.Candidates have to opt for language choice while filling up the application form.For all other posts the language of test will be English only.

The Aptitude test syllabus will be different for different posts as mentioned below

Assistant and Junior Assistant

For these posts 40 marks will be in General English or General Kannada.Candidates opting for English medium will have English as question.40 marks will be from General Awareness and Aptitude.20 marks will be from Computer Literacy.

For all other posts

25 marks will be from General Awareness and Aptitude.Rest 75 marks will be from professional knowledge for example for Civil questions will be from Civil Engineering.

KPTCL free online test series

We have prepared free online test series for KPTCL exams. The aim was to provide quick preparation test series. This would help candidates test their preparation easily. You can also compare your marks compared to other students.

You can take exams as many times you want. All the questions in these tests are unique and there is no repetition in any of the exam. Below are the links to online test series.

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KPTCL recruitment 2016 materials

I have listed everything you need to prepare for these exams.I have divided the materials based on posts.

Assistant and Junior Assistant

For these posts you can prepare for the exams using below materials.These are sufficient for these exams.

Link to book in English

Link to book in Kannada


This exam presents excellent opportunity for students to join Government job.The pay package for these jobs are excellent.The posting will also be within state of Karnataka.The pay package for different posts are outlined below

  • Assistant Executive Engineer – 20600 to 43850
  • Assistant Engineer and Assistant Accounts Officer- 20600 to 43850
  • Junior Engineer – 11750 to 29070
  • Assistant – 10250 to 25180
  • Junior Assistant – 9050 to 23080

It is worth mentioning that you cannot opt for change in address or email id or mobile phone number at later stage of recruitment.So make sure to use the same number you have given in the application form till the end of recruitment process.

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