POSOCO Recruitment through GATE 2020: Notification (Released), Online Form, Dates, Selection Process

Published: | November 04, 2019
POSOCO Recruitment through GATE

Find out all the details to get recruited as an engineer in POSOCO 2020 recruitment session though GATE. Also, check the further details of POSOCO recruitment 2020.

The Power System Operations Corporations or POSOCO has released a notice recently for their 2020 recruitment through GATE examinations. The students who have scored well in GATE exams can apply for recruitment in POSOCO which is one of the most prestigious national government organisations to work for. Below, find all the details of POSOCO Recruitment through GATE.

What is POSOCO?

POSOCO stands for Power System Operations Corporation which is a government sector related to the power grids and distribution in India. POSOCO handles the power management throughout the country with PGCIL (Power Grid Corporation of India Limited). The department falls under the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

About GATE Examination

GATE or Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering is mainly taken by graduates in engineering to get admitted to the masters level engineering and technical course. The GATE exams are conducted by all the IITs in India consecutively and a number of institutes accept its scores. POSOCO recruits people based on their scores in GATE as it is a highly competitive exam and those who crack GATE are meritorious students.

POSOCO 2020 Recruitment Through GATE: Quick Facts

The Power System Operations Corporations (POSOCO) will recruit candidates who have valid marks in GATE examination for the post of ‘Executive Trainee.’ It is required that the candidate comes from an Electrical or Computer Science Engineering background with a B.Tech or B.E. Degree. The organisation has not yet announced the vacancy details for POSOCO 2020 recruitment but it will be announced soon.

Important Dates for POSOCO 2020 Recruitment through GATE

POSOCO has not yet released the dates to notify the applicants of the 2020 recruitment schedule. Some details will be announced later. Following is the tentative schedule for POSOCO 2020 Recruitment.



POSOCO Application Release

After 16th March 2020

Last date for application submission

April 2020

Candidate Shortlisting Process Start

To be Notified

Eligibility Criteria for POSOCO 2020 Recruitment through GATE

The candidates will have to meet the following eligibility criteria to apply for POSOCO 2020 recruitment through GATE in the Executive Trainee post.

  • The candidate has to be an Indian citizen

  • The candidate must have a valid GATE 2020 score in EE or CSE

  • The candidates should not exceed 28 years of age before 31st July 2020

    • Age relaxation for OBC candidates is 3 years.

    • Age relaxation for SC and ST candidates is 5 years.

    • Age relaxation for physically handicapped candidates is 10 years.

  • The candidates should have passed B.Tech, B.E. or B.Sc Engineering degree with a minimum aggregate of 65% or equivalent CGPA.

  • For Electrical engineering background, the acceptable specialisations are, Electrical/Electrical (Power)/Power Systems Engineering/Electrical and Electronics/Power Engineering (Electrical)

  • For Computer Science Engineering, the acceptable specialisations are, Computer Science/Information Technology/Computer Engineering

  • The final year students who will get their mark sheets by 14th august 2020 can also apply for this post if they have scored 65% in previous years in aggregate.

How to Fill POSOCO 2020 Recruitment Form?

Following is the step-by-step application process for POSCO recruitment. The application process for 2020 POSOCO recruitment through GATE will be online. There is no method to fill any offline form.

  • The candidate has to log in to the POSOCO recruitment portal and enter the GATE scores first

  • Following the GATE Score, the candidates will be asked to fill their bio-data, previous experience (if available), contact details etc.

  • The candidates after submitting the form will have to pay Rs.500 online through online payment portals. People belonging from ST, SC, OBC, PwD and Ex-servicemen category will be exempted from application form payment.

  • After the successful payment, the form will be generated and will be available to download and for print out.

Quick Tips for POSOCO 2020 Recruitment Form Filling

  • The candidate must not use any special character in the form except email IDs.

  • Before the application process, an OTP will be sent to the candidates’ mobile phone, which is essential for verification purpose.

  • The shortlisting of candidates for POSOCO 2020 recruitment will be done as per the marks obtained in GATE examination

  • The candidates will have to log in later to download the call letter, it is important not to forget the login credentials. Candidates can write it down at the time of application if required.

  • The call letter will have the list of documents which are to be brought at the time of Interview

  • Other than English, Hindi option for the interview is also available if the candidate opts for it.

POSOCO 2020 Recruitment through GATE Selection Process

The selection process for 2020 POSOCO Executive Trainee post has various parameters depending on which, different weightage will be awmarks arearded to students. First, the candidates will be shortlisted for interviews depending on the marks scored in GATE exam. Then, the final selection process will follow the weightage point calculations mentioned below:



GATE Marks


Group Discussion


Personal Interview


The candidate scoring the highest will be sent the call letters for joining depending on the vacancy of posts which is to be released later.

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POSOCO 2020 Recruitment Payscale

The pay scale for Executive Trainee post at POSOCO ranges between Rs.60,000 -Rs. 1,80,000 per month in the first year of the training period. After they complete their training tenure as Executive Trainees, they will be hired as an engineer with a possibility of 2x salary hike. Getting a job at PSOCO can be the most prestigious thing for engineers aspiring for government jobs. Many GATE qualifiers apply for POSOCO posts so the competition is much higher in this sector. If the candidate is selected, he/she will be selected against a bond of 1,00,000 rupees (for Gen, OBC, EWS) for completing the prescribed training period. For SC, ST and PwD candidates, the bond is signed for Ra.50,000.

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