I. Details of the Posts


Sl. No. Name of the Post No. of vacancies Age limit as on 21/01/2020
Category-II Stipendiary Trainee (ST/TM)
1. Operator 68 11 9 14 2 * 6 28 18 - 24 years
2. Maintainer Electrician 14 2 2 03 4 * 1 6
Fitter 57 10 8 11 6 22
Electronics 17 3 2 4 2 6
Instrumentation 7 1 - 2 1 3
Machinist / Turner 2 - 1 - - 1
Welder 3 1 - - - 2
Total 100 17 13 20 4 * 10 40
3. Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman-A 10 3 - 2 - 1 4 18 - 25 years
Total 178 31 22 36 6 * 17 72


Sl. No. Name of the Post No. of vacancies Age limit as on 21/01/2020
Category-II Stipendiary Trainee (ST/TM)
1. Operator 2 1 1 - - 18 - 24 years
2. Maintainer Electrician 1 - - - 1
Fitter - - - - -
Electronics 4 - 4 - -
Instrumentation - - - - -
Machinist / Turner - - - - -
Welder - - - - -
Total 5 - 4 - 1
3. Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman-A - - - - - 18 - 25 years
Total 7 1 5 - 1

*Out of current 168 vacancies, 06 vacancies (VH:02, HH:02, OH:02) will be filled by PwBD candidates and will be adjusted horizontally. Therefore, selected PwBD candidate will be adjusted against their respective category i.e. SC/ST/OBC/UR.

Abbreviation: SC-Scheduled Castes, ST-Scheduled Tribes, OBC-Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer), PwBD-Persons with Benchmark Disability, EWS – Economically Weaker Sections, UR-Unreserved

II. Relaxation in Maximum Age Limit

Sl. No. Category Age relaxation
1. Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes 5 Years
2. Other Backward Class (Non Creamy Layer) 3 Years
3. Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) 10 Years Subject to the condition that maximum age of the applicant on the last date of submission of application shall not exceed 56 years.
PwBD Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes 15 Years
PwBD- Other Backward Class ( Non-Creamy layer) 13 Years
4. Ex-Serviceman Period of Military Service + 3 years
4. Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not re-married. Up to the age of 35 years (up to 40 years for members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) but no relaxation of educational qualification or method of recruitment.
Note Additional relaxation in prescribed age limit commensurate with experience of working with NPCIL on Contract and who are possessing experience of working with NPCIL, subject to maximum of 5 years.
Upper age limit as prescribed in the advertisement shall not be applicable to regular employees already serving in NPCIL.
Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman/A – Maximum 5 years relaxation in upper age limit will be allowed in the case of candidates with longer experience and outstanding merit. Five years experience in Fire Fighting field is required for getting the advantage of 05 years relaxation in upper age.

III. Identified Posts for PwBDs in NPCIL : Disability should be 40% or more

Name of Posts Disablement Category
Category-II Stipendiary Trainee (ST/TM)
Operator OL- One Leg, HH- Hearing Impaired
Electrician OL- One Leg, HH- Hearing Impaired
Fitter OL-One Leg, BL-Both Legs, B-Blind, LV-Low Vision, HH-Hearing Impaired
Electronics Not identified
Instrumentation OL- One Leg, HH- Hearing Impaired
Machinist / Turner OL-One Leg, LV-Low Vision, HH-Hearing Impaired, B-Blind,
Welder OL- One Leg, HH- Hearing Impaired
Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman-A Not identified for PwBD

IV. Requirement of Essential Physical Standards (Height & Weight)

Sl. No. Name of Posts Essential Physical Standards
1. Category-II Stipendiary Trainee (ST/TM)-Operator Minimum Height of 160 cms. Minimum Weight of 45.5 kgs.
2. Category-II Stipendiary Trainee (ST/TM)-Maintainer
3. Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman-A No deformity
Height : 165 cms.( minimum)
Weight : 50Kgs (minimum)
Chest : 81cms. (normal)
Chest : minimum 86 cms. (expansion)
Vision : 6/6 without wearing glasses or any other aid. Night blindness/Colour blindness shall be a disqualification.
Those who clear the above Physical Standard and prescribed Physical Assessment Test & Driving Test shall be allowed to appear in written examination of the Stage-1 (Preliminary Test) and Stage-2(Advance Test).

V. Essential Qualifications & Experience

Sl. No. Name of Posts & Essential Qualification & Experience as on closing date
1. Category-II Stipendiary Trainee (ST/TM)- Operator
  1. HSC (10+2) or ISC (with Science subjects) with not less than 50% marks in Science and Mathematics individually.
  2. Shall have English as one of the subjects at least at SSC level examination.
2. Category-II Stipendiary Trainee (ST/TM)- Maintainer
  1. SSC (10 years) with minimum 50% in Science subject and Mathematics individually and 2 years ITI certificate in relevant trade (Electrician, Fitter, Electronics, Instrumentation, Machinist, Turner & Welder).
  2. For trades for which the duration of the ITI course is less than 2 years, the candidates shall have at least one year relevant working experience after completion of the course.
  3. Shall have English as one of the subjects at least at SSC level examination.
3. Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman-A
  1. H.S.C.(10+2) (Science with Chemistry) or equivalent with minimum 50% of marks+ valid Heavy Vehicle Driving License with minimum one year driving experience + Certificate Course in Fire Fighting equipment such as Fire Extinguisher etc. from the State Fire Training Centres.

Important to Note:

  1. All the prescribed essential qualifications should only be of full time, regular and from recognized University/Institution. Qualification acquired through distance learning, part time, private, open schooling/NIOS etc. will not be considered in any case.
  2. Only prescribed trades mentioned against the post shall be considered, any other equivalent trade shall not be considered e.g. ITI in Electronics Trade will not be considered equivalent to Instrumentation trade.
  3. The certificate course in Fire Fighting Equipment prescribed for the post of Driver-cum-Pump Operator-cum-Fireman-A should only be from State Fire Training Centres.
  4. Certificate course in Fire Fighting Equipment other than State Fire Training Centres, Diploma Certificate, Sub-Officer course or any other higher qualification without having minimum essential qualification will not be considered.
  5. Minimum qualification prescribed for recruitment as mentioned above has to be fulfilled. Any other qualification including higher qualification over and above the minimum qualification will not disqualify the candidate to appear in written examination for all the advertised posts.

For any discrepancy, the contents/provisions/conditions of detailed Advertisement will prevail.