POWERGRID Hiring for Junior Officer Trainee (HR) 2023

POWERGRID has openings for 38 Junior Officer Trainee (HR) positions across India. Learn about eligibility, selection process, pay, and how to apply in this detailed job posting.



POWERGRID, a ‘Maharatna’ central public sector enterprise under the Ministry of Power, has announced openings for 38 Junior Officer Trainee (HR) positions across various regions and its Corporate Centre. This is an excellent opportunity for fresh graduates looking to begin a career in the power transmission sector.

Name of PostJunior Officer Trainee (HR)
Number of Vacancies38
Essential Qualification3 year full time graduate degree (BBA/BBM/BBS etc.) with minimum 60% marks
Age LimitNot more than 27 years as on 05.10.2023
Pay & PerksStipend during training – Rs 27,500 pm Pay after training – Rs 25,000 plus DA, HRA, allowances, loans, medical, insurance etc.
Application FeesRs 300 for Unreserved/OBC/EWS. Nil for SC/ST/PwBD


  • Wholly owned by the Government of India under the Ministry of Power
  • Engaged in power transmission and wheels about 50% of electricity generated in India
  • Owns and operates over 1.76 lakh circuit km transmission lines and 275 sub-stations
  • Also provides power transmission consultancy services nationally and internationally
  • Consistently profitable with Rs 45,968 crore turnover in FY22
  • Established subsidiary Central Transmission Utility of India Limited (CTUIL) in 2020

POWERGRID’s Junior Officer Trainee (HR) Role Details

  • Entry-level position, inducted as Supervisor Trainee for 1-year training
  • Promoted to Junior Officer (HR) Gr-IV post training at S1 grade
  • Work in HR functions like recruitment, training, employee relations, policy implementation
  • Initial posting will be in the region applied for – inter-region transfers are not allowed
  • Can be transferred anywhere in India or abroad during a career

Vacancies by Region

Here is the region-wise breakup of vacancies for POWERGRID:

  1. Northern Region-II: 6
  2. Northern Region-III: 3
  3. Eastern Region-I: 3
  4. Eastern Region-II: 4
  5. Southern Region-I: 2
  6. Southern Region-II: 2
  7. Western Region-I: 5
  8. Western Region-II: 2
  9. Odisha Project: 4
  10. Corporate Centre: 7
  11. CTUIL: 2

Additionally, there is 1 backlog vacancy for PwBD candidates in POWERGRID’s North-Eastern Region.

Eligibility Criteria for POWERGRID’s Recruitment

To be eligible, you must fulfill the following criteria:

  1. Educational Qualification: 3-year full-time graduate degree in BBA/BBM/BBS or equivalent with minimum 60% marks. PG degree/diploma holders are not eligible.
  2. Age: Not older than 27 years as of October 5, 2023. Upper age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories.
  3. Nationality: Must be an Indian citizen.
  4. No work experience is required. Fresh graduates can apply.

How to Apply for POWERGRID’s Recruitment

  1. Apply online from September 15 to October 5, 2023, at the link given below.
  2. Choose one region to apply for – can’t change region after submitting the form
  3. Application fee Rs 300 for unreserved/OBC/EWS candidates
  4. Keep scanned copies of documents ready for upload

Don’t miss this opportunity to kickstart your career with a reputed PSU. If you meet the eligibility criteria, apply soon before registrations close on October 5, 2023. All the best!

Selection Process for POWERGRID’s Junior Officer Trainee

The selection process will involve:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Medical fitness test
  • CBT will have 120 questions testing professional knowledge and 50 questions on aptitude. 1/4 negative marks for wrong answers.
  • Qualifying marks in CBT: 30% for UR/EWS, 25% for reserved categories.
  • Final merit list based on CBT marks only. The computer skill test is qualifying.

Pay and Perks

  • Stipend during 1 year training: Rs 27,500 per month
  • Pay after training: Rs 25,000 in Rs 25000-3%-117500 scale
  • Allowances like DA, HRA, and perks as per the cafeteria approach
  • Facilities including loans, medical, insurance


We hope this detailed post provided you with clarity on POWERGRID’s Junior Officer Trainee (HR) openings. These are excellent job roles for fresh graduates looking for PSU recruitments. The pay, perks, and career growth prospects are great. Check your eligibility and apply today to grab this chance. Stay tuned to our blog for more job updates and career advice.

POWERGRID’S Official Notification

Frequently Asked Questions

How many vacancies has Powergrid announced for Junior Officer Trainee (HR)?

38 vacancies across various regions.

What are the eligibility criteria set by Powergrid for these positions?

3-year graduate degree with 60% marks. Max age 27 years.

What selection process will Powergrid use to fill these vacancies?

CBT, document verification, computer skill test, medical exam.

What starting salary does Powergrid offer for a Junior Officer Trainee (HR) role?

Rs 25,000 per month after training.

How can I apply to Powergrid for the Junior Officer Trainee (HR) recruitment?

Online application on POWERGRID website from 15.09.2023 to 05.10.2023.


This blog post is intended to provide information about the POWERGRID Junior Officer Trainee (HR) recruitment and is based on the official advertisement published by POWERGRID. While we have tried to compile the details accurately, readers are advised to refer to the official recruitment notification on POWERGRID’s website for the most updated and authentic information. The content provided here is for informational purposes only and is not a solicitation to apply for the advertised positions. Any decision to apply should be taken by readers based on their own assessment and POWERGRID will not be responsible for any direct or indirect losses arising from the use of the information provided in this post. All logos and trademarks used are the property of their respective owners.

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