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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Plant Operator
  • Mode of Conduction
    online
  • Exam Duration
    1 Hours (Preliminary exam); 2 Hours (Advance test)
  • Exam Frequency
    Annually
  • Official Website
    https://npcilcareers.co.in/MainSite/default.asp
  • Exam Dates
    To be announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    To be announced
  • Start of Registration Process
    To be announced
  • End of Registration Process
    To be announced
  • Admit Card Release Date
    To be announced
  • Display of Answer Key
    To be announced
  • Declaration of Result
    To be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

It is important to check the eligibility before applying for the NPCIL Plant Operator Recruitment Exam. The candidate must be a citizen of India. The candidates must have the prescribed educational qualifications and must fulfill the age criteria to apply for the NPCIL Plant Operator Recruitment Exam.

NPCIL Plant Operator Exam Eligibility: Age Limits

The candidate applying for the NPCIL Plant Operator Exam 2022 must fulfill the age criteria as per the official notification. The age criteria are provided below.

  • The candidate applying for the NPCIL Plant Operatorpost must have attained the age of 18 years and not have attained the age of 24.
  • Relaxations in the upper age limit are provided to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories (SC/ST, OBC), PWBD, PWBD SC/ST, PWBD OBC, Widows, Divorced Women & Women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not remarried, Ex-servicemen.

Note: When submitting the online application, candidates must upload copies of educational certificates, caste certificates, and PwD certificates, among other documents.

NPCIL Plant Operator Exam Eligibility: Educational Qualifications

  • Candidates should have at least received not less than 50 percent in Science and Mathematics in HSC (10+2) or ISC (with Science subjects) from any Recognized Institute or University as the Educational Qualification.
  • For the SSC level exams, English should be considered an important subject.

Note: Those who are awaiting the results of the prescribed Educational/Professional qualification's final examination should not apply.

Exam Pattern

The NPCIL Plant Operator recruitment is a two-stage examination. Candidates have to clear the preliminary as well as the advance examination for the final selection. The candidates who qualify in the preliminary exam are shortlisted for the advance exam and final selection is done on a merit basis.

NPCIL Plant Operator Preliminary Exam Pattern

The preliminary exam is a computer-based online exam that contains 50 multiple-choice questions. Candidates must select the correct option from the given list of options. The total duration of the CBT exam is 1 hour.

The NPCIL Plant Operator recruitment 2022 Preliminary Exam Pattern is provided in the table below.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online Mode (CBT Exam)
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions 50 Questions
Total Weightage 150 Marks (3 marks per question)
Duration of Exam 60 Minutes
Negative marking 1 mark per wrong answer

NPCIL Plant Operator Prelims Subject-wise Pattern

The table further explains more about the NPCIL Plant Operator recruitment exam pattern:

NPCIL Plant Operator preliminary Exam Paper
Section No. of Questions
Mathematics 20
Science 20
General Awareness 10
Total 50

NPCIL Plant Operator Advance Exam Pattern

The candidates who qualify cutoff marks in the NPCIL Plant Operator Exam preliminary are further shortlisted for the Stage II (advance test) exam. The calling for the advance exam is based on the result of the preliminary exam. The advance test will happen for 2 hours. Advance Test is mandatory for final selection.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online Mode (CBT Exam)
Type of Questions Objective Type Questions (MCQs)
No. of Questions 50 Questions
Total Weightage 150 Marks (3 marks per question)
Duration of Exam 120 Minutes
Negative marking 1 mark per the wrong answer

The candidates who further qualify in both Exams are shortlisted for the Document Verification (DV) Round.

Syllabus

The NPCIL Plant Operator Recruitment Exam is conducted for a wide range of disciplines. The discipline-by-discipline syllabus for some of the popular ones is detailed below. The candidates can also refer to the official website of NPCIL or the advertisement for more details about the syllabus.

Subjects Topics
Mathematics
  • Simplifications,
  •  Mixture,
  •  Percentages,
  • Profit and Loss,
  •  Ratio,
  • Mensuration,
  • Time Distance and Work,
  • Equations,
  • Sums on ages, analysis, etc.
General Awareness
  • National/International Affair
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • Awards and Honors
  • Appointments/Resignations
  • Books and Author
  • Sports News
  • Important Days
  • International/National Affairs
  • Awards and Honors
  • Books and Authors
  • Science and Defense
Science
  • Nature of matter
  • Force and gravitation
  • Newton’s laws of motion
  • Work, energy, and power
  • Measurements in science
  • Sound and wave motion
  • Atomic structure
  • Heat and temperature
  • Metals and non-metals
  • Carbon and its compounds
  • Universe (Planets/ Satellite, Sun, Earth)
  • Electricity and its Applications

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