OPTCL Recruitment 2024: Apply for 350 Apprentices Vacancies

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OPTCL Recruitment 2024 Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL) invites online applications to engage  Graduate/Technician/Trade Apprentices posts. There are 350 vacancies available for the posts mentioned above. Interested Candidates with the qualifications of  B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc/B.Com/BBA/B.Lib.Sc/MBA/M.Com/M.A/LLB/LLM/HMCT/PgD/Diploma/ITI are eligible to apply for these jobs. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 15 March 2024 to 22 March 2024. The detailed eligibility criteria and selection process for OPTCL Jobs are explained below.

OPTCL Recruitment



OPTCL Jobs 2024:

Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL), a state-owned power utility company in Odisha, is engaged in electricity transmission and has announced an online notification from eligible candidates for the apprentice post in various disciplines for one year. The age limit for this post will be above 18 years. Candidates of the 2020,2021,2022,2023 & 2024 batches can apply for these jobs. The location for this apprentice training will be provided at different units and offices of OPTCL across Odisha. The selected candidates will be paid a stipend of Rs. 7,700/- to 9000/-. For more details about educational qualifications, age criteria, selection process, and application procedure, visit the official website www.optcl.co.in.

About OPTCL: Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL), one of the largest Transmission Utility in the country, was incorporated in March 2004 under the Companies Act, 1956 as a company wholly owned by the Government of Odisha to undertake the business of transmission and wheeling of electricity in the State. OPTCL became fully operational on 9th June 2005, consequently, upon the issue of the Odisha Electricity Reform (Transfer of Transmission and Related Activities).

OPTCL Recruitment 2024 for Graduate/Technician/Trade Apprentices:

Company name Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited (OPTCL)
Job Role Graduate/Technician/Trade Apprentices
Qualification B.E/B.Tech/B.Sc/B.Com/BBA/MBA/M.Com/Diploma/ITI/others
Batch 2020,2021,2022,2023 & 2024
Job Category Govt Jobs
Total vacancies 350 Posts
Experience Freshers
Stipend Rs 7,700/- to 9,000/-
Job location Across Odisha
Application Mode Online
Application Start date 15 March 2024
Application End Date 22 March 2024
Official Website www.optcl.co.in.

Detailed Eligibility for OPTCL Careers:

Educational Qualification:

Graduate Engineering Apprentice:

  • Degree Electrical: B.E/B.Tech in Electrical / Electrical & Electronics Engineering or equivalent
  • Degree IT: B.E /B. Tech in Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent
  • Degree Telecom: B.E/B.Tech in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering/Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering/Electronics & Communication Engineering or equivalent

Diploma Technician Apprentice:

  • Diploma Electrical: Diploma in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Diploma Telecom: Diploma in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering /Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering or equivalent

Graduate Non-Engineering Apprentice:

  • HR: MBA(HR)/MSW/ PG Degree in Personnel Management / Personnel Management & Industrial Relations or equivalent
  • Accounts / Finance:M.Com (Finance/Accounts) from a recognized University / Institution or B.Com with an Intermediate in CMA from ICAI or equivalent
  • Law: LLM / LLB or equivalent
  • Library Science: Bachelor of Library and Information Science (B.Lib.I.Sc.) / Bachelor of Library Science (B.Lib.Sc.) or equivalent
  • Hospitality Management & Catering Technology/ Public Relations/ Digital Content: B.Sc in Hospitality & Hotel Management or Hotel Administration/ Bachelor in Hotel Management & Catering Technology (HMCT)/ Bachelor’s in Public Relations/PG Diploma in Public Relations/ Master of Arts in Public Relations/MA in Journalism & Mass Communication/PG Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication/PG Diploma in Digital Media or equivalent

ITI Trade Apprentice:

  • ITI Electrician: ITI in Electrician Trade or equivalent
  • ITI Electronic Mechanic: ITI in Electronics Mechanic Trade or equivalent
  • Lineman: ITI in Wireman Trade or equivalent
  • Mechanic Refrigerator & AC: ITI in Mechanic Refrigerator & AC or equivalent
  • Draughtsman (Civil): ITI in Draughtsman (Civil) or equivalent
  • Computer Networking Technician: ITI in Computer Networking Technician or equivalent
  • Rigger: ITI in Rigger or equivalent

Note: The gap between the date of joining in Apprenticeship Training and the passing date of the essential qualifying examination for Apprentices should not be more than three years and passed during the Academic Years 2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-23 & 2023-24.



Period of Apprenticeship Training: 12 Months

Age Limit ( As on 01 January 2024 ): Should not be less than 18 years.

Stipend details:

  • Graduate Engineering Apprentice: Rs. 9000/-
  • Diploma Technician Apprentice: Rs.8000/-
  • Graduate Non-Engineering Apprentice: Rs. 9000/-
  • ITI Trade Apprentice: Rs. 7,700/-

OPTCL Vacancies: 650 Posts

  • Graduate Engineering Apprentice
    • Degree Electrical: 30 posts
    • Degree IT: 05 posts
    • Degree Telecom: 05 posts
  • Diploma Technician Apprentice:
    • Diploma Electrical: 70 posts
    • Diploma Telecom: 10 posts
  • Graduate Non-Engineering Apprentice:
    • HR: 05 posts
    • Accounts / Finance: 05 posts
    • Law: 02 posts
    • Library Science: 02 posts
    • Hospitality Management & Catering Technology/ Public Relations/ Digital Content: 02 posts
  • ITI Trade Apprentice:
    • ITI Electrician: 150 posts
    • ITI Electronic Mechanic: 20 posts
    • Lineman: 30 posts
    • Mechanic Refrigerator & AC: 02 posts
    • Draughtsman (Civil): 05 posts
    • Computer Networking Technician: 05 posts
    • Rigger: 02 posts

Selection Process for OPTCL Careers 2024:

  • The selection process will be based on Academic merit/Written test/interview.

How to apply for OPTCL Recruitment 2024?

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online from 15 March 2024(11:00 am)  to 22 March 2024(02:30 pm). Before applying for the OPTCL vacancies, candidates should register on the NAPS/NATS Portal.

  • Degree HR, Accounts / Finance, Law and ITI Trade apprentices must register at the NAPS portal.
  • The Degree Electrical, IT, Degree Telecomm and Diploma Electrical, Diploma Telecomm apprentice aspirants must register themselves at the NATS 2.0 portal.

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Important Dates:

  • Opening Date of online application – 15 March 2024 (11:00 am)
  • Closing date of online application – 22 March 2024 (02:30 pm)

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