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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    PGCIL Field Engineer
  • Exam Duration
    1 hour
  • Official Website
    https://www.powergrid.in/
  • Total No. of Questions
    50+ 25
  • Marking Scheme
    Each correct question will be awarded 1 mark, no negative marking
  • Exam Dates
    To be Announced
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    August 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    About 15 days after the advertisement
  • Admit Card Release Date
    Releases 15-20 days before the date of examination
Eligibilty Criteria

Before appearing in the PGCIL Field Engineer Recruitment 2022 process, candidates should meet the minimum eligibility criteria. As per the official notification, the eligibility criteria remained the same as it was. The basic eligibility criteria are given below.

PGCIL Field Engineer Educational Qualification 2022

Candidates having a technical degree in electrical or civil are eligible to apply for the post of PGCIL Field Engineer. Working experience can be added advantage.

Post Eligibility Criteria Mandatory Professional Qualification
Field Engineer (Electrical) The candidate should have completed full-time B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc. (Engg.) in electrical discipline or equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks. The candidate should have one-year post qualification experience in design/engineering/construction etc. Experience in PSU/Listed company will be beneficial
Field Engineer (Civil) The candidate should have completed full-time B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc. (Engg.) in a civil engineering discipline or equivalent from a recognized university with a minimum of 55% marks. The candidate should have one-year post qualification experience in design/engineering/construction etc. Experience in PSU/Listed company will be beneficial

PGCIL Field Engineer Age Limit 2022

Candidates can check the age limit and other important eligibility information from the table below:

Particulars Details
Age Limit 29 Years (Relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST Candidates)
Nationality Indian
Exam Pattern

Selection for the post of PGCIL Engineer shall be made on the basis of the screening tests. This screening test is mainly for elimination purposes and will not have any weightage in final merit. A screening test is for one hour and in two parts, part 1 has 50 questions on relevant discipline, and part 2 has 25 questions on aptitude. No negative marking is there. Qualifying marks for the UR category are 40% and for a reserved category that is 30%. The merit list will be drawn mainly on the basis of Interviews.

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Questions 50+ 25
Duration of the examination 1 hour
Type of questions Objective
Marking Scheme Each correct question will be awarded 1 mark, no negative marking
Language of paper English
Syllabus

All Candidates are advised to check the details of the syllabus for the exam. Candidates can check the important topics for each section of the syllabus given below.

Part 1 - Field Engineer Subject Syllabus

The syllabus is given below:

Syllabus For Electrical Engineering:

  1. AC fundamentals
  2. Power Electronics
  3. Drivers
  4. Estimation and costing
  5. Measurement and measuring instruments
  6. Basic electronics etc
  7. Network theory
  8. Utilization of electrical
  9. Energy
  10. Power system
  11. Electrical Machines
  12. Analog and digital electronics, magnetic circuit
  13. Basic Electrical Engineering Concepts

Syllabus For Civil Engineering:

  1. Surveying
  2. Civil Engineering Materials
  3. Bridge Superstructure
  4. Engineering Mechanics
  5. Steel structure
  6. Fluid mechanics
  7. The design of the structure
  8. Transportation Engineering
  9. Hydrology etc.
  10. Elements of structural analysis
  11. Bridge Engineering
  12. The strength of materials
  13. Elements of Geotechnical Engineering
  14. Reinforced concrete structures
  15. Bridge Architecture

Part 2 - Aptitude Syllabus

The syllabus is given below:

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Verbal Comprehension
  3. Reasoning Ability
  4. Data Sufficiency & Interpretation
  5. Numerical Ability etc.
  6. Quantitative Aptitude

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