National Thermal Power Corporation Limited is the largest power generating company in India owned by the Government. It has been established according to the Companies Act 1956, its headquarters is located in India. NTPC was granted Maharatna Status in the year 2010, which enables the Corporation to expand and invest without requiring any approval from the Government. NTPC generates power and distributes to the respective State Electricity Boards in India. It also undertakes the responsibility of engineering, management and operational activities of power plants in India. It also ventured into an exploration of coal, gas and oil. The power generating capacity of NTPC is 50,498 Mega Watts. Currently, it is producing 25 billion electricity units per month.
It has collaborated with other major players in the industry such as Steel Authority of India, National Thermal Power Corporation, Coal India and National Minerals Development Corporation to start an International Coal Ventures Private Limited (ICVL) to invest in mining related activities of Coal. More interesting facts about these PSUs can be found on the Drona web site. The Power Corporation employs 24,067 people who comprise people working in its Group of Companies and trainee employees. Most of the jobs offered by it are permanenet and government jobs. Platts 2015 has ranked it second in the category of power and energy production. NTPC has secured numerous awards for providing conducive work atmosphere and the best place to work.
NTPC which is a public sector undertaking, conducts the recruitment according to the guidelines framed by the Central Government. It follows reservation, relaxation and other policies during the recruitment of eligible candidates into these central government jobs. Based on the concept of providing equal opportunity all the people in society. The power corporation invites application from eligible candidates for recruitment of various positions. Similar kind of notifications are released by other PSUs like FCI, BSNL, etc. Comprehensive notification will be released in all leading newspapers for these central government jobs.
Graduate trainee executive positions of NTPC have secured popularity among engineering graduates. To apply for the positions candidates should have an engineering degree with valid GATE score in the corresponding year. Based on the requirement candidates with Engineering in Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Electronics, Civil, Computer Science & Information Technology, etc.
For recruitment of ITI trainees, NTPC follows stringent recruitment procedure to employ ITI trainees and regular employees. ITI (Electrician) Trainee, ITI (Fitter) Trainee, ITI (Instrument Mechanic) Trainee, ITI (Instrument Mechanic) Trainee, ITI (Electrician) Trainee, ITI (Fitter) Trainee, Assistant (Material/ Store Keeper) Trainee and Lab Assistant (Chemistry) Trainee.
Drona provides essential information about the recruitment in Public Sector Undertakings (PSU) like Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Coal India Limited (CIL), Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BHEL), Food Corporation of India (FCI) and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). The Drona website also provides necessary information regarding preparation techniques and required study material to crack the exam.